A native San Diegan whose Portuguese family settled in the city in 1892, Tommy Gomes, aka Tommy the Fishmonger, hails from a long line of professional tuna fishermen.
After getting out of prison, he landed a job in 2003 as a fish cutter. He evolved into the role of fishmonger, becoming the public face of seafood in San Diego while growing his brand to international status as host of his own TV show.
Guitarist and songwriter Peter DiStefano -- best known for his work in Porno for Pyros (the Jane's Addiction offshoot featuring Perry Farrell and drummer Stephen Perkins) -- joins The Cantore Show to discuss his career, sobriety, and (benefit) solo show at The Casbah on December 15th.
Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong, better known as comedy duo Cheech & Chong, have the rare status of being culturally relevant for FIFTY years.
The Cantore Show talks to the legends about their early years, cannabis products, new comic book, and plans to be the richest comedians in the world.
Presented by: March and Ash, Baja Bound.
Taylor Steele, an award-winning filmmaker, creative visionary and entrepreneur, joins Cantore to talk about the Solento Surf Festival (and Solento Tequila.)
The Cantore Show talks to Ron W Rathbun, founder of 501(c)(3) Kelee Foundation and author of ten books educating about the mind, the Kelee, and Kelee Meditation.
Reggae legend Pato Banton joins Cantore to discuss his prolific career. Dating back to the 70s in Birmingham, England, Banton first came to public attention when he worked with The Beat. In 1994, he achieved a number 1 on the UK Singles Chart with a cover of The Equals' Baby Come Back. Today, the Grammy-nominated artist tours the world spreading love.
Songwriter and touring musician Brett Newski (who has played alongside the Pixies, Violent Femmes, Courtney Barnett, Manchester Orchestra, Better Than Ezra and more) joins Cantore to discuss his first illustrated book, It’s Hard to be a Person: Defeating Anxiety, Surviving the World, and Having More Fun,
Brandon Parkhurst is a singer/songwriter from San Diego. A key songwriter for Kut U Up and Yovee, he has toured with Green Day, Blink 182, and Jimmy Eat World. After years of hard partying (and many trips to rehab for heroin addiction,) Brandon learned that a spiritual life is the groundwork for true creation.
Today, Brandon works with Somatic Healing techniques to lead people through anxiety, depression, addiction, manifestation or just to level up their current reality -- to feel fully ALIVE.
JANE’S ADDICTION frontman Perry Farrell joins The Cantore Show to discuss “The Glitz; The Glamour", a 35-year retrospective of his life, music and art that looks into his world outside the works of JANE’S and PORNO FOR PYROS.
First show of the new year, Cantore talks to Stefan Storace, AKA The Original Karate Kid. Prior to the success of The Karate Kid movie and Cobra Kai series, Stefan earned the title of "the youngest black belt in the Valley."
YouTube star Sam the Cooking Guy jumps on The Cantore Show moments before shooting an episode of his award-winning show.
David Bronner, Cosmic Engagement Officer (CEO) of Dr. Bronner's, the top-
Yacht Rock LEGENDS Pablo Cruise -- Cory Lerios and Dave Jenkins -- sets sail with The Cantore Show.
Legendary music photographer x documentarian Danny Clinch joins The Cantore Show to discuss his new documentary, All I Can Say. An intimate video-diary of Shannon Hoon, the late lead singer of Blind Melon, the doc tackles fame and the tragedy of addiction.
Also, we check in with Paige McWey Acers, executive director of the San Diego Brewers Guild during San Diego Beer Week -- a 10-Day celebration honoring America's Finest Independent Craft Brewers, November 6th - 15th.
Hyped on what Steve Garcia is doing in the South Bay with Thr3e Punk Ales x Emo Brown Podcast, Cantore invites Steve over to discuss his multiple (rad) endeavors.
Days before Election Day 2020, San Diego mayoral candidates Barbara Bry and Todd Gloria join The Cantore Show. #VOTE
Rubio’s, a chain of more than 150 Mexican eateries known for fish tacos, has filed for bankruptcy protection citing restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
"COVID-19 has had a significant impact on Rubio's, like most businesses, and I'm proud of how we have responded to the challenge," co-founder Ralph Rubio said in a statement. "This restructuring plan creates the long-term financial stability we need to continue to serve our communities for years to come."
In other words, Rubio's isn't going away. Here to discuss with The Cantore Show, the King of the Fish Taco himself. Ralph Rubio. Still a shareholder, Ralph co-founded Rubio’s in 1983 after trips to Mexico when he was a student at San Diego State University.
Also, fine dining power couple Brett Dudley and Cassie Dudley joins the show to discuss Pure Meal Prep San Diego. Together they’re taking the food delivery industry to the next level.
In this ep, Cantore is straight vibin' with the internet's new hero, Nathan Apodaca -- better known as 420Doggface208, or the cranberry juice-drinking Fleetwood Mac lip-syncing skateboarder.
Cantore is joined by longtime radio friend AJ Machado to discuss his new online radio station x platform AJ and SARA RADIO. AJ and Sara turned their radio show into a radio station. You can now wake up with AJ and Sara weekday mornings from 7-10 a.m. (p.s.t.) and listen to San Diego’s Favorite Hit Music all day.
Before talking to AJ, Chris to talks to Tonya Mantooth, CEO and Artistic Director of the San Diego International Film Festival. Reimagined for 2020, the hybrid virtual x drive-in festival starts October 15th.
Grammy-nominated producer and musician Cisco Adler joins Cantore to discuss NoCap, a livestream concert platform he started with Donavon Frankenreiter.
Combining high-quality video and audio streaming with a text-based ticketing system, NoCap streams concerts from well known music clubs, theaters, and studios. Utilizing full production capabilities, fans watch high fidelity performances while interacting with each other.
To learn more visit www.nocapshows.com
A few weeks ago, a priceless Skip Frye surfboard gets stolen out of a garage. On a mission to recover it, our guest pulls it off. A radical move from a selfless aloha warrior. Hear the story.
Also, Kerri fro Acoustic Underground joins Cantore to discuss the virtual concert Surfrider benefit, 'Sound Waves For Clean Water,' featuring Iron Sage Wood and surprise guests. THIS Sunday.
Episode ends with the song, 'Love Life' by Iron Sage Wood.
Chris and Meryl are coffee addicts. So much so, this episode takes place at Mostra Coffee, Roast’s 2020 Micro Roaster of the Year.
Founded in 2013, the San Diego company earned top honors for its commitment to supporting coffee farmers in the Philippines, local community engagement, and ensuring a vibrant workplace culture.
Sit back, and roast one with us.
Events industry workers and business owners marched in San Diego Monday calling for a safe reopening roadmap and additional funding resources from the government. With Cantore serving as emcee, we catch up with speakers from the event including Karlos Paez of the band B-side Players.