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Friday July 15th: Join yer Uncle Joe in rocking out with Styx at the Pacific Amphitheatre during the Orange County Fair! Hail, hail Rock & Roll!


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Saturday August 13th: You need to be hanging with Joe Benson and The Steve Miller Band at the Greek Theatre — much, much fun to be had!


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Dates You May Have Missed


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July 9, 2016: Another great hang with J.B., The Sound Crew and the Uncle Joe's Mobile Garage at the Mike Thompson RV at 18240 Ward Street in Fountain Valley. It was the LAST OC405 Show of the Summer, Boston tix were given away and everyone had a great time!

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June 21, 2016: The free annual Day of Music in Fullerton was rockin' with Uncle Joe, The Sound Crew and The Jeremy Benson Band! Rock & Roll!

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Sunday June 5, 2016: The Pomona Swap Meet & Classic Car Show at the Fairplex in Pomona was a great hang with yer Uncle Joe! J.B., The Sound Crew and the Uncle Joe's Mobile Garage were right in the midst of the massive Classic Car Show! Seriously, it's hard to beat Classic Cars AND Classic Rock, and the whole family was out enjoying a great day!

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May 28, 2016: Uncle Joe emceed the "Official" Keith Emerson Tribute Concert at the El Rey Theatre. Many of the artists who worked with Keith and were his close friends performed a retrospective of his entire career, from The Nice, ELP, The Keith Emerson Band and Three Fates Project. A truly great night of music and homage to one of the most influential musicians and composers of the twentieth century featured performances by:
Brian Auger (Oblivion Express)
Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (Steely Dan, Doobie Bros.)
Gregg Bissonette (Ringo Starr's All-Star Band)
Marc Bonilla (Keith Emerson Band, Toy Matinee)
Vinnie Colaiuta (Jeff Beck, Frank Zappa)
Travis Davis (The Keith Emerson Band)
Eddie Jobson (U.K., Roxy Music)
Steve Lukather (Toto)
Steve Porcaro (Toto)
Ed Roth (Annie Lennox, CTA)
Philippe Saisse (Al Dimeola)
Joe Travers (Zappa's Universe)
Mike Wallace (Boys Club, Dragonchoir)

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May 21 - 22, 2016: For the first time, 100.3 The Sound's Legendary Five were all in one place: Uncle Joe Benson, Mark Thompson, Rita Wilde, Cynthia Fox and Mimi Chen. And the party was at the 19th Annual Doheny Blues Festival at the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Dana Point Harbor Drive. Huge crowds enjoyed 24 acts on three stages with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Brian Setzer's Rockabilly Riot and the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band headlining. Good times!

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May 15, 2016: More than just an Uncle Joe's Family Gathering, this was a full scale Grand Opening party at the new Orchard Supply Hardware at 1091 Old Irvine Boulevard in Tustin! Good times!

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May 15, 2016: It was a party with folks hanging with J.B. and The Sound Crew at the Mike Thompson RV at 18240 Ward Street in Fountain Valley!

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April 15 - 17, 2016: Just like he's done every April since 1986, J.B. was rocking the Roar By The Shore — the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach! From Saturday and Sunday Meet & Greets at the 100.3 The Sound booth near the Pit Entrance to joining Bruce Flanders and Terry Clanton on the PA and hosting Saturday evening's Rock-N-Roar Concert starring Cheap Trick — we were all having fun!


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March 18 - 20, 2016: J.B. worked non-stop all weekend at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400, just like he's done at every race since the Auto Club Speedway opened in 1997. In addition to hosting the Fan Zone's big stage, he did Q&A sessions with NASCAR stars six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson and Danica Patrick. He also called both the NASCAR Xfinity and NASCAR Sprint Cup races from the announcers' booth with old friends Jim Mueller and Randy Fann. Fast times indeed!


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March 12, 2016: Uncle Joe was hanging at the biggest hot rod, muscle car, street machine and street truck enthusiasts show in the West — Lucas Oil presents the 3rd Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Street Machine & Muscle Car Nationals at the Fairplex in Pomona! The event was open to all years, makes and models of custom cars, with over 1,000 high performance muscle cars, pro-touring cars and street machines from across the country in Show Car Alley, Street Machine Challenge, the Pro-Builder Face Off Invitational, along with the Burnout Contest and a huge Manufacturer's Midway.

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February 27, 2016: A great hang with J.B., the Uncle Joe's Mobile Garage and The Sound Crew under bright blues skies at the RV Roadshow at the Mike Thompson RV Super Store at 13940 Firestone Blvd. in Santa Fe Springs!

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February 13 - 14, 2016: Thousands joined Uncle Joe for some high speed rocking all weekend long at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals Drag Races at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona — including jamming in the The Sound's Rock N' Roll Suite right behind the Starting Line!


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Bob's Big Boy Hot Rod Show

February 19, 2016: J.B. & thje Uncle Joe's Mobile Garage were hanging with the 100.3 The Sound Crew at Bob's Big Boy on Riverside Drive in Burbank! Kool rides, krazy burgers and great people!

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February 20, 2016: More than just an Uncle Joe's Family Gathering, there was a full scale Grand Opening party at the new Orchard Supply Hardware at 6510 South Street at Palo Verde Avenue in Lakewood. Uncle Joe, good times and prizes!

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Saturday January 30, 2016. Great times were had by everyone! The annual Uncle Joe Meet & Greet with The Sound Crew was rocking the crowd at the biggest, most important hot rod show in the world — the 67th Annual O'Reilly Grand National Roadster Show at the Fairplex in Pomona.

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January 17, 2016: J.B. and The World Famous Pin Striper Jeff Styles were joined by The Sound Crew for a great time at the Mike Thompson RV (405 at Brookhurst) in Fountain Valley!

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January 14, 2016: Of course that was Uncle Joe welcoming Styx back to the Saban Theatre! Great singing, great playing — what a great, great show!!

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December 19, 2015: It was a beautiful day for a hang near the beach with J.B. at Santa Monica Ford! Tacos, tix for Motley Crue and The Sound Crew — good times!

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December 17, 2015: There was J.B. hanging at the AAMCO Transmissions & Total Car Care at 2030 S. Western Avenue in Hollywood with The Sound Crew!

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December 12, 2015. A great day for a hang with yer Uncle Joe and PODS® at Toys R Us® in Porter Ranch in support of the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots Drive!


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November 20, 2015: Great fun at the opening day of the L.A. Auto Show with yer Uncle Joe, 100.3 The Sound and the Uncle Joe's Mobile Garage (courtesy of Mike Thompson's RV Super Stores)! Music, horsepower, beautiful car designs and Food Trucks!

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November 12 - 15, 2015: The last big drag meet of the year and the final round of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship — the Auto Club NHRA Finals at the Auto Club Raceway at the Fairplex in Pomona! The traditional Saturday and Sunday Uncle Joe Meet & Greets rocked, and so did the Uncle Joe's Mobile Garage, courtesy of Mike Thompson's RV Super Stores!

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November 7, 2015: A great day for a midday hang near the beach with J.B. at Santa Monica Ford! Tacos, tix for the Lakers, Clippers, Kings and NHRA drag racing and The Sound Crew — good times!

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October 17, 2015: Along with all the great classic cars, this year California Car Cover's Classic General Motors Car Show featured an official J.B. Meet & Greet. And The Sound crew made the scene at the California Car Cover headquarters (9525 Desoto Ave. in Chatsworth) with the Uncle Joe's Mobile Garage, courtesy of Mike Thompson's RV Super Stores. Rock & Roll!

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October 3, 2015: They weren't kidding when they said "Everything Off-Road!" Perfect for an official Uncle Joe Meet & Greet with The Sound crew surrounded by hundreds and hundreds of Off-Road vehicles at the 2015 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire at the Pomona Fairplex! Everything from off-road racing to rock crawling, trail riding to sand sports, motorcycles and ATV's and RC cars!

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September 26, 2015: Motorcycles racing on dirt with NO BRAKES! Of course Uncle Joe was the Grand Marshall at the 47th U.S. National Speedway Championship at the Costa Mesa Speedway in the O.C. Fair & Event Center!


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September 20, 2015: Great times at the 12th Annual Sand Sports Super Show at the O.C. Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa! With Robby Gordon's racing Speed Stadium Super Trucks and every kind of Sand, Dune and Dirt fun on display across the entire O.C. Fairgrounds, J.B. and The Sound Crew were rockin' the Uncle Joe's Mobile Garage, courtesy of Mike Thompson's RV Super Stores!


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September 18, 2015: Starting with an Uncle Joe's Meet & Greet with The Sound Crew, you know J.B. was there to host Lynyrd Skynyrd at the L.A. County Fair in Pomona — a Rock & Roll party!

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September 12, 2015: There he was — Uncle Joe on the big stage preparing the sold out crowd to rock out with ZZ Top on a beautiful Summer eve at the L.A. County Fair in Pomona! Hail, hail Rock & Roll!

Deep Purple/PacAmp

August 12, 2015: You knew that J.B. would be welcoming Deep Purple and Foghat to the Pacific Amphitheatre at the Orange County Fair — but did you know it wuld be that much fun?

Mike Thompson's RV Super Sale

This Saturday, 11am - 1pm: What a combination: J.B., The Sound Crew and Mike Thompson's I-5 RV Show at 13940 Firestone Blvd. (off the 5 freeway just south of Alondra) in Santa Fe Springs!

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August 8, 2015: Uncle Joe and The 100.3 Sound Crew were rocking the Guitar Center - Cerritos at 11155 183rd Street in Cerritos!


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August 1, 2015: It was time for wild family fun at the Auto Enthusiast Day presented by Nitto Tire at Angel Stadium of Anaheim! Hundreds of custom cars and trucks as well as professional Drift car racers Vaughn Gittin Jr. and Tanner Foust were at the FREE event!

Steve Miller Band/PacAmp

July 24, 2015: Of course J.B. was hosting Steve Miller's return to the Pacific Amphitheatre at Orange County Fair &mash; and what a masterful performance for the sold-out crowd!

Gabriel Iglesias/PacAmp

July 17, 2015: There was Unc, leading the sold-out crowd in welcoming Gabriel Iglesias (Fluffy!) to his first ever show at the Pacific Amphitheatre! What a way to celebrate the Orange County Fair on a warm Summer evening!

RV Roadshow

June 28, 2015: Hanging at the Rose Bowl with The Sound Crew, J.B. and a group of fans had a blast at the Mike Thompson's RV Roadshow!

Bob's Big Boy Hot Rod Show

March 6, 2015: Your Uncle Joe Benson and the 100.3 The Sound crew rocked Bob's Big Boy on Riverside Drive in Burbank for their Classic Car Night! Kool rides, krazy burgers and great people!

NHRA Winternationals

February 6 - 8, 2015: Yer Uncle Joe for some high speed rocking at the NHRA Winternationals Drag Races at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. Randy Balough will be racing his Uncle Joe's Super Gas Corvette with its brand new engine, and the boys will surely do another of their Saturday and Sunday Meet & Greets!

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January 24, 2015: Great times were had by everyone at the 66th Annual O'Reilly Grand National Roadster Show at the Fairplex in Pomona. In addition to the Uncle Joe Meet & Greet with the The Sound Crew at the biggest, most important hot rod show in the world, Unc even participated in the Pin Stripers competition for Charity.

Guitar Center

Saturday January 10th: Uncle Joe and The 100.3 Sound Crew were rocking the celebration of the brand new renovated Guitar Center - Sherman Oaks!

L.A. Auto Show

November 22 & 26, 2014: Great fun with Acura, 100.3 The Sound and Uncle Joe at the L.A. Auto Show! Many people talking music, horsepower and car designs!

Auto Club NHRA Finals

November 15 - 16, 2014: The last big drag meet of the year and the final round of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship — the Auto Club NHRA Finals at the Auto Club Raceway at the Fairplex in Pomona! The traditional Saturday and Sunday Uncle Joe Meet & Greets were back, and Unc gave away another bitchin' Harley Davidson on Sunday.

NHRA Fan Fest

November 1, 2014: Great fun as yer Uncle Joe hosted the FREE NHRA Fan Fest in Old Town LaVerne and interviews famed Funny Car drag racing drivers including 16-time Champion John Force and more. Joe even oversaw a Nostalgia Dragsters "cackle fest" and more!

Off-Road EXPO

October 5, 2014: They weren't kidding when they said "Everything Off-Road!" Perfect for an official Uncle Joe Meet & Greet with The Sound crew surrounded by hundreds and hundreds of Off-Road vehicles at the 2014 Lucas Oil Off-Road Expo powered by General Tire at the Pomona Fairplex! Everything from off-road racing to rock crawling, trail riding to sand sports, motorcycles and ATV's and RC cars... it was there!

Heart/L.A. County Fair

September 26, 2014: Literally thousands of fans joined J.B. in rocking out with Heart at the L.A. County Fair in Pomona on a beautiful Fall evening!

Styx/L.A. County Fair

September 12, 2014: Of course J.B. introduced his old friends Styx to the sold out crowd at the L.A. County Fair in Pomona on a beautiful Summer eve! Hail, hail Rock & Roll!

Aerosmith

July 30, 2014: Heavy rockin' and good times! J.B. hosted the pre-show Meet & Greet at the Aerosmith and Slash concert at the The Forum!

Boston/Cheap Trick

July 29, 2014: Great music, good times and Uncle Joe on stage throughout the night at the Boston and Cheap Trick concert at the The Forum!

Don Felder/Styx/Foreigner

July 27, 2014: Of course you could find J.B. everywhere at The Soundtrack of Summer concert featuring Don Felder, Styx and Foreigner at the Greek Theatre!

Which One's Pink/O.C. Fair

July 12, 2014: Lucky Unc hosted the awesome Which One's Pink performance of Pink Floyd's "The Wall" at the Pacific Amphitheatre during the Orange County Fair! Great rockin' and a truly great light show!

Paul Rodgers/L.B. Grand Prix

April 12, 2014: Uncle Joe hosted Saturday evening's Paul Rodgers concert at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach! And just like every April since 1986, J.B. spent time on the P.A. with Bruce Flanders and Terry Clanton throughout the weekend.

Unc's Party On The Pacific

March 27 - 31, 2014: Ahoy mates! Uncle Joe's Party On The Pacific Cruise was a getaway weekend! The 4-day cruise to sunny Santa Barbara and fiesta-filled Ensenada included Uncle Joe Benson's Off The Record rock star stories, seriously funny comedian Carlos Oscar, Private Cocktail Parties, Exclusive Shore Excursions and every luxury the Sapphire Princess has to offer!

NASCAR/Auto Club 400

March 22 - 23, 2014: As usual, J.B. worked non-stop all weekend at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400, just like he's done at every race since the Auto Club Speedway opened in 1997! In addition to hosting the Fan Zone's big stage, he did major driver interviews including Q&A sessions with NASCAR stars Jimmie Johnson (six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion), Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr.. He also called both the NASCAR Nationwide and NASCAR Sprint Cup races from the announcers' booth with old friends Jim Mueller and Randy Fann. Wild times indeed!

NHRA Winternational Drag Races

February 6 - 9, 2014: Yer Uncle Joe was high speed rocking at the NHRA Winternationals Drag Races at the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona. Randy Balough raced his Uncle Joe's Super Gas Corvette and the two did another of their Saturday and Sunday Meet & Greets!

65th Grand National Roadster Show

January 25, 2014: Good times! The annual Uncle Joe Meet & Greet with the The Sound Crew rocked the biggest crowd in years at the biggest, most important hot rod show in the world — the 65th Annual O'Reilly Grand National Roadster Show at the Fairplex in Pomona.

A New Year At Mike Thompson's RV

January 19, 2014: This time J.B. and The Sound Crew came back with Joe's longtime racing partner Randy Balough and Randy's 170mph Uncle Joe's NHRA Super Gas Corvette drag racer! Mike Thompson's RV Super Store at 10480 Talbert Avenue (just off the 405 south of Brookhurst) in Fountain Valley was rockin'!

Mike Thompson's RV Super Sale

January 4, 2014: What a combination: J.B., The Sound Crew and Mike Thompson's RV Super Sale at 13940 Firestone Blvd. (off the 5 just south of Alondra) in Santa Fe Springs!

NHRA Finals Drag Races

November 7 - 10, 2013: The last big drag meet of the year and the final round of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship — the Auto Club NHRA Finals! The traditional Saturday and Sunday Uncle Joe Meet & Greets were back on, and Unc gave away another bitchin' Harley Davidson on Sunday. And, of course, past event winner Randy Balough raced his Uncle Joe's Super Gas Corvette to wrap up another successful season!

NHRA Fan Fest

November 2, 2013: J.B. hosted the FREE NHRA Fan Fest in Old Town LaVerne, interviewing famed Funny Car drag racing drivers 16-time Champion John Force, 2012 Champion Jack Beckman and Jeff Arend. And everyone got to experience Nostalgia Dragsters and more — FREE fun for the whole family!

OSH Grand Opening

May 5, 2013: More than just an Uncle Joe's Family Gathering, this was a Grand Opening party at Orchard Supply Hardware at 17506 Yorba Linda Blvd. in Yorba Linda!

Grand Prix!

April 20 & 21, 2013: Just like he's done every April since 1986, yer Uncle Joe was rocking the Roar By The Shore — the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach. Everything from Meet & Greets to joining Bruce Flanders and Terry Clanton on the PA... what a blast!

Guitar Center

April 6, 2013: Uncle Joe and The 100.3 Sound Crew were rocking out with thousands of music fans checking out the most amazing selection of musical instruments at the Guitar Center Musician's Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center!

NASCAR/Auto Club 400

March 23-24, 2013: It was easy to find (or at least hear) J.B. all weekend long — he was working non-stop at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400 just like he's done at every race since the Auto Club Speedway opened in 1997! In addition to hosting the Fan Zone's big stage, he did major driver interviews including Q&A sessions with NASCAR stars Jimmie Johnson (five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion), Danica Patrick and Travis Pastrana. He also called both the NASCAR Nationwide and NASCAR Sprint Cup races from the announcers' booth with old friends Jim Mueller and Randy Fann. Wild times indeed!

FedEx/Woodland Hills

March 22, 2013: A whole lot of people stopped by to say hi and with J.B. and The 100.3 Sound Crew at the new FedEx Office Print & Ship Center at 21937 Ventura Boulevard in Woodland Hills. With one of Denny Hamlin's NASCAR Sprint Cup race cars rocking the parking lot, great times were had — photos soon!



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