KSBR Interview with Sergio Mendes

Original Air Date:  
Oct 8 2015

KSBR's Judy Davila spoke with Sergio Mendes about his start in music, his legendary group Brasil '66, and his recent recordings that have earned him Grammy nominations.  Sergio will be performing on Saturday, October 10th, at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa as part of the 1st Annual Latin Jazz Weekend.

KSBR's "The Latin Connection" interview with Poncho Sanchez

Original Air Date:  
Oct 3 2015

KSBR "Latin Connection" Host Judy Davila talks with Latin Jazz Conguero/Band Leader Poncho Sanchez about his musical influences and the songs that he loves to perform.  Poncho Sanchez will be sharing the bill with salsa legend Eddie Palmieri at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Friday, October 9th.

Bill Cantos and Mari Falcone Interview with KSBR's Judy Davila Part Two

Original Air Date:  
Sep 17 2015

In this segment Bill and Mari talk about their personal experience with ALS when they sang for Grammy-award winning producer Bob Deyan, who at the time was in the final stages of the disease.  Bill and Mari tell what a profound affect it had on them.   Bill and Mari will perform a benefit concert this Friday, September 18th, in support of ALS Research.  Info:  www.alsbob.com

Bill Cantos and Mari Falcone Interview with KSBR's Judy Davila Part One

Original Air Date:  
Sep 17 2015

In this segment, Bill and Mari talk with Judy Davila about how they met at a one-time gig in Santa Monica, as well as give background on the song they wrote together, "New Red Coat".  Bill and Mari will perform a concert to benefit ALS Research on Friday, September 18th, in Northridge. www.alsbob.com

Najee Interview with KSBR's Judy Davila

Original Air Date:  
Aug 7 2015

Saxman/Flutist Najee spoke with KSBR's Judy Davila about his tribute album to Stevie Wonder, his past work onstage with a legendary singer, and gives us insight into his new release "You, Me, and Forever" his past works.  Najee will be at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach on Friday, August 7th!

Back Stage at the Bash!

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Here is your chance to get a sneak peak of this year's KSBR Birthday Bash Concert. 

KSBR's Esmeralda Olamendi went "Backstage at the Bash" to bring you unique footage and interviews from Bash artists, like Grammy winner David Benoit, Melissa Manchester and Greg Karukas. The show also features performances from Keiko Matsui, Slim Man, Vincent Ingala and more. 


Find out what's happening in our community Mondays at 7pm with Dawn Kamber on Collage.

  • July 11  South County Outreach
  • July 18 The Raise Foundation
  • July  25 Surfrider Foundation
  • Aug. 1 Saddleback Valley Unified School District Superintendent Dr. Clint Harwick & Capistrano Unified School District Superintendent Kirsten Vital
  • Aug. 8 Kids N Crime "Respecting Sexual Boundaries"
on KSBR FM 88.5 Monday 7-7:30pm.

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ksbr-studio.jpgSaddleback College Cinema/TV/Radio students have twice been named "Best DJ" in the National Student Production Awards. Esmeralda Olamendi received the honor during the 2012 National Student Electronic Media Convention. Besides radio, Saddleback College has courses in TV and Radio News, Film Production, and much more.

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