NEWS:

June 2019 :

Lou is proudly a member of the CYMPAD international Artist roster! Cympad makes cellular foam cymbal washers to optimize your cymbal sound,catch them in use in Lou's drum videos!

Lou is available for sessions and performance...contact through the web site here!

The ACRYLIC DRUM PROJECT webpage and DRUM VIDEO have both been launched recently and Lou is currently working with RCI Starlite on some upcoming plans with the project,various product reviews and vids posting regularly!Check out this truly unique project! Lou has teamed up with friends, who are also professional acrylic drum players, to track and demo various products and items in the drum world! Thanks to Precision Drum, RCI Starlite , Cympad and Tascam for their involvment.

An online interview about career drumming and Lou's development can be read HERE . Thanks to Michael Cannavaro for the time and effort for interviewing artists and spreading news and info! Lou can also be found on Fabebook and Instagram.

International Progressive metal band SOUNDSCAPE has released the NEW singles...Here is a link for "INSATIABLE", available at online music retailers, Lyric video on our YouTube page as well! The guys are currently working in AngelThorne Music Studios finishing up more tracks coming soon...

Zappa project The FURIOUS BONGOS are on tour and Featuring Arthur Barrow! dates below. Here's a video from THE SHOW in Madison! more to come from them soon.

Lou is available for lessons at the School Of Rock in Bedford NY, keeping busy performing with a number of projects as well as constantly working on sessions at his in home Studio (the L.A.B.) as both a session player and engineer. D'Addario and ProMark/Evans educational listing has included Lou online and you can read his page and info HERE NOW AVAILABLE - I am teaching online drum lessons, via Skype and payable through PayPal - interested parties contact me here thru the website!!

Lou also had the pleasure to work (alongside Kicksville bassist Conrad St.Clair!) with blues man Popa Chubby at the legendary Falcon in NY.

An electronic press kit is available which includes audio and video libraries, interested parties contact us here at the site. Many of the audio samples on the site are available in their full original form.

KICKSVILLE - released a NEW single recently on the bandcamp site (link below) and is currently working on new material as well as future show plans!! Click HERE to visit the KICKSVILLE VIDEO OUTLET!! Dont forget to Join KICKSVILLE over at the FACEBOOK page to keep up on the latest developments in our world! FREE MP3 Downloads click HERE ! Music NOW AVAILABLE on Spotify and ITunes !!

Here's Drum videos from New York's "L.A.B." studio including a bass and drum jam, The "Archer Theme" and some Frank Zappa stuff from the New project "the Furious Bongos" - Click HERE (part of Lou's warmup routines) and Lou's Youtube page!!

Lou featured on the latest CD from Ontario guitar wizard Dennis Williams{we are closing in on 40 tracks together!}, for his latest CD PERSONIFICATION -click the link HERE for more info!! Click the title for a video of the single THUNDER and LIGHTNING featuring a "dual" between guitar and drums (as well as Superman vs the Flash!!)!!

Limelight a Tribute to RUSH (promo VIDEO) has been out on their 17th year touring the music of RUSH. Limelight members also have Brief audio and video clips in the Award winning Documentary RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage DVD and Blu-Ray in the Extras Features... Limelight page on FACEBOOK! dates listed below...

Lou had the pleasure of being invited by Brian Tichy and the crew on a few occasions at the Randy Rhoads Remembered/Bonzo Bash east coast tours! Lou had the honored opportunity to perform Ozzy's "No Bone Movies" at the Randy Rhoads Remembered concert - with an all star cast of players incuding Rudy Sarzo, Brian Tichy and Chas West, members of Randy's family and many more guests were part of the amazing tribute show... here is video of the performance on YouTube ! This years videos can be seen HERE and HERE (Thanks to Keith Michaels for the vids!)

"I would CONTINUALLY like to extend a heart felt THANK YOU to Gary Folchi and everyone at PRECISION DRUM COMPANY in NY for their drumkits. I am Endorsed by Precision Drums... Check out the KICKSVILLE KUSTOM KIT! This is quite simply the most incredible drum company out there, I have been tracking on the Acrylic kit and it sounds amazing and looks ten times what i could have imagined so i recently expanded the kit by almost double the pieces!! Please stop by their page and see more."

AUDIX Microphones has posted a "spotlight" on the L.A.B. on their website and can be viewed HERE !

MODERN DRUMMER Magazine has featured BLOGS from me on their website under the "Modern Drummer blog" section! Here's the links- archives 1 - archives 2)

PERFORMANCES:

JOE GARERI PROJECT:

Saturday June 8th 2019 - The Chance Theatre - with Paul Gilbert/Nita Strauss

 

Friday April 26th 2019 - The Chance Theatre - Poughkeepsie NY - 7pm

Saturday June 1st 2019 - OCC Cafe - Newburgh NY -8pm

Saturday June 15th 2019 - Nelson Ledges Classic Fest - Nelson OH- 4pm

Saturday August 17th 2019 - Woodbury Brewing Company- Woodbury CT - 7pm

Saturday September 28th 2019 - Front 9 Grille - Fishkill NY - 8pm

 

 

Releasing singles and in studio sessions, check website!

 

 

The Furious Bongos play Zappa:

Sunday May 12th 2019 - Metro Gallery - Baltimore MD

Tuesday May 14th 2019 - Tralf hall- Buffalo NY

Wednesday May 15th 2019 - the Grog Shop- Cleveland OH

Thursday May 16th 2019 - Martyr's (with Kick the cat)- Chicago IL

Friday May 17th 2019 - the Acorn- 3 Oaks MI

Sunday May 19th 2019 - High Noon - Madison WI

Thursday August 8th 2019 - Gibson Hall- Appleton WI

Friday August 9th 2019 - Redstone room- Davenport IA

Saturday August 10th 2019 - Casa Loma- St. Louis MO

Thursday October 31st 2019 - NYC

Friday November 1st 2019 - Poughkeepsie NY

Saturday November 2nd 2019 - Penuche's - Manchester NH

Tuesday November 5th 2019 - Funk n Waffles - Syracuse NY

Wednesday November 6th 2019 - the Grog Shop - Cleveland OH

Thursday November 7th 2019 - Detroit - TBA

Friday November 8th 2019 - Chicago - TBA

Saturday November 9th 2019 - Madison WI