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Hot Shot

Here's a great shot of Ernie playing at a recent gig. It was taken by the Brian Faith Band's booking rep, Annette Alexander. If you're interested in booking the band, please visit her website.

Makin' It is Now Available to View Online, Free!

If you haven't seen the Lillimar Pictures documentary, Makin' It, now's your chance! Just click the poster, above!

Celebrating Valentine's Day at The Sportsman!

Are you ready to rock Valentines Day early? At 8:00 on Saturday February 11, Ernie, headlining the Brian Faith Band & Friends, will be playing at The Sportsman, in Camarillo.

Put on your dancing shoes for our Twist contest! Prizes, dancing, food and drink! Bring the one you love or find a Valentine there!

A Unique Opportunity!

If you were at Santa Ynez High School sometime between 1964 and 1969, you’ll remember what an exciting time it was musically. There was the Royal Dolphin Club on Oak Street, where bands from all over the county played while we girls danced in our minis-dresses and go-go boots with boys wearing their powder blue cords and madras shirts. When the Dolphin closed its doors, the Barn in Santa Ynez opened theirs and, somewhere in there, we also danced at The Soaring Sun and all of the school dances. It seemed a live band played somewhere every weekend—and we were there!

In 1965 a band of four good looking guys in matching suits and dog collars performed at the Dolphin Club and took us by storm. That band was Ernie and The Emperors (the core of which was the three Orosco brothers, Ernie, Cory, and Brian) and they hooked us with their Reprise Records 45 “Meet Me At The Corner.” Do you remember going to Bob’s Appliances to buy your records? The Emperors’ single hit the Top 5 not only in that …