Lucky Strike Live
March 10, 2018
Saturday’s show showcased small groups of young men and women performing the music of Tom Petty, Iron Maiden, and Janet Jackson, with special guest Nuno
Bettencourt playing guitar on “Black Cat” – a song that he actually played for Janet Jackson in 1990. Carl filled in for bassist Pat Badger in 2004 for an Extreme tour in Portugal and later with Satellite Party in 2007. Carl and Nuno have also done countless charity shows and jams over the years and many times in recent years at Lucky Strike Live alone, including Nuno curating the opening Soundcheck Live show where Carl is the lead vocalist of the long-running production’s Resident Band.
In 2016, Carl Restivo and Marisa Gariano opened the Paramount Academy of Music, a non-profit music school in Studio City, CA that focuses on developing and coaching…