Category Archives: Music

Charley’s in Maui, Hawaii

Performed a few songs at the renown Charley’s Restaurant & Saloon on the island of Maui, Hawaii in late August. It was cool to connect with some local musicians and artists. Charley’s was established in 1969 and has some cool Willie Nelson … Continue reading

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Orbit 1 – Plastic Feedback Video

Orbit 1 video by Plastic Feedback is now available online.  Visual effects by Jeffrey Gordon.  Orbit 1 was one of our spacey explorations in the studio: Plastic Feedback members: jeffrey gordon – vocals, guitar joe rizzo – vocals, guitar drum … Continue reading

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First Live Video Stream Performance

I will be doing my first live video stream performance in the upcoming weeks. The performance will be live with acoustic finger style guitar, vocals and harmonica.  A mix of originals songs and some rootsy traditional tunes. The performance will … Continue reading

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Creative Workshop with Suzanne Vega in San Francisco

  I attended a creative workshop taught by singer songwriter Suzanne Vega at the California Institute for Integral Studies in San Francisco on Friday February 8th, 2013. Suzanne Vega is a folk singer known for her hits ‘Luka’, ‘Left of … Continue reading

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This Old Band

  I have been performing with This Old Band, a rhythm and blues trio . The group consists of Bill Muccular on lead vocals and guitar, Tim Nightway on violin and backing vocals, and myself on lead guitar and backing vocals. … Continue reading

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Streaming Live Performances

I have been performing two to five acoustic shows per week broadcast live over the Internet.  For show times and more information on how to tune in check joerizzo.com/shows

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New Year’s Eve Live Broadcast 8 pm Pacific Time

Rock in the New Year with a free live broadcast at 8 pm pacific (11 pm eastern).  Tune in on your computer via iTunes radio streaming, using an Apple portable device or in the virtual world of Second Life. For … Continue reading

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United for Change Benefit Performance Aug. 28th

United for Change is a charity event for the nonprofit Live and Learn in Kenya held Aug. 26-28.   I will be performing at benefit solo acoustic show broadcast live for United for Change on Sunday August 27th at 11 … Continue reading

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American Idol Contestant Ms. Emily Anne

I hosted an wild and crazy open mic in San Francisco at Rockin’ Java cafe in the Haight Ashbury district for about 4 years. Plenty of talent went through those doors as well as quite a few less than stellar … Continue reading

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Live Music Samples posted

I posted a few music samples of my originals songs from a few recent live broadcast performances. Check them out at: http://www.joerizzo.com/music If you want to hear more, check the shows listing for live broadcast dates & times.

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