Show #112 – Ed Latimore

Eric sits down with the dynamic Ed Latimore and the filming of their conversation is Show #112.

Ed is a Pittsburgh based professional heavyweight fighter, best selling author, scholar and competitive chess player.

Ed’s writings are based around self-improvement and Ed’s stoic and practical guide to self developement.

Ed shars his unque story of self discovery and his thoughts on living and excelling with a stoic lifestyle based on critical thinking.

Excellent conversation and certaimly a wide ranging topics. Including life in the pandemic era for Ed. Join us!

Show #82 – Freddy Kowalo

Fred’s back! Fresh off another tour. This time with TSO. And Fred is just back from NAMM! Sneaking backstage a Dimebash, a typical day on the road with TSO, trials and tribulations of the TSO ‘Tesla Machine’, spotlight madness, tour bus life, tour sobriety, Fred tries juicing, setting up a violin, boredom, chip reviews, big tours vs his early Black Label tours, trouble with grubhub, Zakk Wylde’s toxic sweat, studio wrestling on the bus with BLS, the worst tour bus in all of Europe, the tour bus driver labeled ‘Stinky Britches’ and much, much Kowalo madness! Join us!

Show #69 – Junior Guthrie

On Show #69, Eric is joined at the Boogie Street Studio by The Hillbilly Way guitarist & singer – Junior Guthrie! Junior shares stories and insight from lifetime in music including his time with THW, The Povertyneck Hillbillies, Junior & The West Virginia Push and much more! Social Media, Radio, Touring, Songwriting, Guitars and more are all topics discussed in this lively and fast moving conversation! Join us! http://www.THW.band http://www.EricMcKenna.com

Show #67 – Frank Vieira

Singer, Songwriter & Musician, Pittsburgh’s own Frank Vieira joins me in the Boogie Street Studio! Our discussion is Show #67 of The Eric McKenna Project.

Frank’s back to discuss his recent multi-state touring, writing new material for himself and other artists, his creative process and to share a few of his tunes, including a brand new one – on Acoustic! Join Us!

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Show #47 – Sir Fred Kowalo

Sir Freddy Kowalo is back for Episode #5 of The Kowalo Chronicles.

Before Fred heads back out on tour with TSO, he makes another appearance on EMp pOdcast #47. Fred (aka ‘shifty guy #1’) shares more road stories from tours with Megadeth, Black Label Society, Ozzy, Alice in Chains, TSO and more. Not to mention, Fred’s recent snafu while woking an Eagles show. Eric and Fred also take a trip down the Boogie Street Guitars rabbit hole as they talk about how it all started including Fred’s rather odd ‘first day’ at Boogie Street. As well as how ‘strip clubs’ played an odd, yet important role in the launching of Boogie Street.

Fred also shares his favorite memories from Pittsburgh’s concert venues including the Civic Arena, the Palace Theatre, the Stanley Theatre, Graffiti, and Consol Center.

All this and much more on EMp pOdcast #47 with Sir Freddy Kowalo!

Show #42 – Freddy Kowalo & Sarah Ann Duffy

**Sir Freddy Kowalo is back for Episode 4 of ‘The Kowalo Chronicles’ and Eric is joined this time by guest co-host Sarah Duffy, 1/3 of The Duffy Women! It’s a bit irreverent. It’s a bit salty. But there’s popcorn, chips and booze! And…there’s Fred in a Britney Spears outfit.

Our Conversation is EMp pOdcast #42! Join Us! 

Show #33 – Rich Kosak

EMp pOdcast #33 with guitarist, entertainer & Pittsburgh native, Rich Kosak is available on Facebook, YouTube, iTunes, Google Play and everywhere else including EricMcKenna.com

For over 25 years, Rich has entertained tens of thousands as ‘The Starchild’, the ringleader, in arguably the world’s Finest, most Authentic, most Powerful, Rock & Roll KISS Tribute bands — Mr. Speed.


Show #3 – Sir Freddy Kowalo (Part 1)

Recorded April 1st, 2019, LIVE at the Boogie Street Studios, at the table with Eric is Sir Freddy Kowalo, Part 1. Fred is a Pittsburgh native who, for more than 20 years, has toured the world multiple times in the role of Guitar Technician for Ozzy Osbourne, Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society, Shinedown, Alice in Chains, INXS, TSO and Medadeth. Fred shares plenty of road stories with artists he has worked directly for including Zakk Wylde, Dave Mustaine, Chris Broderick, Jasin Todd and many others. Fred also shares his experiences living and working ‘on the road; touring. The pitfalls of working and – eating – while in India. Having his ego shattered in an out of the way, Dublin bar. Bungee jumping in Vegas. Missed private plan opportunities. Working and appearing in the movie ‘Rockstar’. And much, much more. A relaxed and fun conversation with one of the Music Industry’s true gems, Sir Freddy!