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2024 Dates

  • Fri 2/2 @ Flagler Beach Friday Fest Block Party!! 6-9 pm

  • Sat 2/3 @ Village Idiot Riverside Beer Fest!! 3-7 pm

  • Sun 2/4 @George & Dragon 2:30-5:30 Sunday Funday!!

  • Sat 2/10 @ Village Idiot 8 pm-12 am midnight

  • Sat 2/17 @ Hunkerdown Hideaway 7-11 pm

  • Sun 2/18 @ 321 Food Fest Wickham Park 4-6pm

  • Sat 02/24 @ Bugnutty's Brewery Best Beer Ever 7-10pm

  • Sun 2/25 @ Waldo's at the Driftwood 1-4pm

  • Fri 3/1 Village Idiot 8 pm-12 am midnight

  • Sat 3/2 @ Pier 220 Sunset Party!! 5-9 pm

  • Sun 3/3@ George & Dragon Cocoa Village Art Festival 2-5 pm

  • Sat 3/9 @ George & Dragon 7-11 pm NightTimeRiteTime!!

  • Fri 3/15 @ Beach Shack Julie's Birthday Blowout!!  8 pm-12 am midnight

  • Sat 3/16 @ Hunkerdown Hideaway 7-11pm

  • Sun 3/17 @ Waldo's St. Patty's Day Celebration 1-4pm

  • Fri 3/22 @ Island Waterfront 7-11 pm

  • Sat 3/23 @ Crowne Plaza Mel Beach Longboard's 6-9pm

  • Sun 3/24 @ Island Time Marina Jules Birthday Party 3-7 pm

  • Fri 4/5 @ Pier 220 Sunset Party!! 6-10 pm

  • Sun 4/7 @George & Dragon Sunday Funday!!

  • Fri 4/12 @ Earl's Hideaway 8 pm-12 am midnight

  • Fri 4/19 @ Sandbar Cocoa Beach 9 pm-1 am

  • Sat 4/20 @ American Legion Port St. John

  • Sun 4/21 @ Waldo's at the Driftwood 1-4 pm

  • Sat 4/27 @ Village Idiot Pub 8 pm-12 am midnight

  • Fri 5/3 @ Bugnuttys Brewery Best Beer Ever!! 7-10 pm

  • Sat 5/4 @ Pier 220 6-10 pm

  • Sun 5/5 @ George & Dragon Cinco de Mayo Party!! 2-5 pm

  • Fri 5/10 @ Island Waterfront 7-11 pm

  • Sun 5/12 @ Hunkerdown Hideaway Mother's Day 3-7 pm

  • Sat 5/18 @ Beach Shack 8 pm-12 am midnight

  • Fri 5/24 @Mavericks 321 6-10pm

  • Sat 5/25 @ Village Idiot 8 pm-12 am midnight

  • Fri 5/31 @ George & Dragon Cocoa Village, Baby! 7-11 pm

  • Sat 6/1 @ Hunkerdown Hideaway 7-11 pm

  • Sun 6/2 @ George & Dragon Sunday Funday!! 2:30 - 5:30pm

  • Fri 6/7 @ Pier 220 6-10pm Sunset Watch, Baby!!

  • Fri 6/21 @ Island Waterfront 7-11pm Cheers, Merritt Island!!

  • Sat 6/22 @ Bugnutty's Brewery 7-10pm 

  • Fri 6/28 @ Salty Sisters 6-10pm Cocoa Beach Hot Spot

  • Sat 6/29 @Sunset Grill 5-9pm Food, Fun and Music

  • Fri 7/5 @Sunset Grill 5-9pm Let's keep 4th of July Going!!

  • Sat 7/6 @ Pier 220 6-10pm Sunset Extravaganza

  • Sun 7/7 @ George & Dragon Sunday Funday 2:30 - 5:30 pm

  • Sat 7/13 @ Earl's Hideaway 2 - 6pm

  • Sat 7/20 @ George & Dragon 7-11 pm Cocoa Village, Baby!!

  • Fri 7/26 @ Cadillac Cove 8 to Midnight

  • Fri 8/2 @ Pier 220 6-10pm

  • Sat 8/3 @ American legion Saturday FUN!!1-5pm

  • Sun 8/4 @ George and Dragon Sunday Funday 2:30-5:30

  • Fri 8/16 @Island Waterfront 7-11pm

  • Sat 8/17 @ Bugnutty Brewery 7-10pm

  • Sat 8/24 @ Earl's Hideaway 2-6pm

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THE STORY

Joules Rio, an energetic, unique pop/rock band featuring 4 talented, Cocoa Beach based musicians that are enchanting the Space Coast.

With 3 lead singers, this group plays a great mix of originals and cover songs that are guaranteed to make you happy while you bust a move.

Joules Rio is fronted by bass player/singer/song writer Julie Klein (the "Joules" in "Joules Rio"). This power pop group features guitarist/vocalist Wayne Lizardi, keyboard master, Tony Castro along with beat keeper Matthew Porcaro on the drums.  The group's vibrant grooves, catchy choruses and soulful vocals makes you want to stick around to hear more.

The band’s latest music video, "I LOVE MY BODY", features singing tikis, surfing bass players and animated underwater fish has already received 10,000 views on YouTube and 50,000 streams on Spotify and growing.

Be sure to check out their six full length, locally produced and filmed music videos at: https://www.youtube.com/c/joulesrio.

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THE PLAYERS

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JULIE KLEIN

Born and raised in the Hip, urbane beachside town of Coconut Grove Florida.  Julie has been writing and performing since an early age.  She is a graduate of the Berklee School of Music (please don't hold that against her)!.

 

Julie plays bass and sings lead vocals. She is the primary songwriter for the Joules Rio band. Julie now resides in the surfing town of Cocoa Beach where she performs with Joules Rio up and down the Space Coast, playing very cool and diverse cover tunes along with her super catchy original compositions. 

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WAYNE LIZARDI

Hailing from his Puerto Rican birthplace roots, Wayne Lizardi found himself bound for New York City, moving there with his parents. At age 12 he formed his first band. 

 

Migrating southward again he landed in Cocoa Beach where he went to high school playing trombone and guitar for the school's Jazz/Rock band. Wayne was a guitar major at UCF and he seems to know every song ever written!

 

Our resident guitar wizard cites Jimmy Page, jimi Hendrix and Ingwie Malmsteen as some of his influences.

MATTHEW PORCARO

From Alexandria, VA Matthew started drumming at age 10 and hasn't stopped, focusing on snare drum rudiments/marches in high school and drum set rhythms/grooves after college.  He's been in too many bands to count, played too many gigs to recall...a drumming jukebox with no quarters needed.

 

Influences include Vinnie Appice, Neil Peart, Jeff Porcaro, and Steve Smith.  He listens mostly to hard rock/heavy metal as well as progressive rock, records whatever his long-time singer/songwriter friend writes, and plays rock/pop/Motown live.

 

In Joules Rio Matthew keeps the beat and provides a bit of excitement.

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TONY CASTRO

Tony is a Washington, D.C. native . He has been passionate about the keyboards his entire life! He can play ANYTHING, from rock to folk to standards to jazz. 

 

Tony loves to entertain audiences and have a great time. His positive energy shines through with every note he plays and sings.

 

His influences include Lady Gaga, John Mayer,  Ed Sheeran, Dave Mathews as well as older classic rockers, The Cars, Pink Floyd and Foreigner.

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