Gary Calamar showcases adventurous pop music, both timely and timeless. Listen on demand to the latest show, The SoCal Sound 88.5FM Los Angeles, streaming live at 88.5FM  from 5 – 7 pm, Sundays.

88.5 The SoCal Sound: Listen to Gary’s latest radio show “THE OPEN ROAD” online here


KCRW 1993-2018


Some highlights from past shows:

Robyn Hitchcock

Brian Wilson, Van Dyke Parks 


The Zombies

Mick Fleetwood in Maui 

Tom Jones

Jeff Tweedy

Robyn Hitchcock and Grant-Lee Philips

Peter Holsapple and Chris Stamey 

Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet



Daniel Johnston 

Stephen Merritt

Booker T. 

Solomon Burke 

Elmer Bernstein

Gang of Four

St. Etienne and Dot Allison

Kim Fowley Tribute

Warren Zevon Tribute

Brett Dennen