Emilio Castillo joins Ira on “Talk About Las Vegas” tonight at 8

Emilio Castillo, cofounder of Tower of Power, which is performing March 9-11 at South Point Casino, joins Ira David Sternberg on “Talk About Las Vegas With Ira,” tonight at 8 on KUNV-FM (91.5) and online at www.915thesource.org. After the show airs, it is posted at www.talkaboutlasvegas.com.

Castillo talks about his early days learning forming his first band; developing the style and music of what became Tower of Power; how the band came to be named; the influence of Sly Stone; his relationship with impresario and rock concert promoter Bill Graham; playing with the Rolling Stones, and releasing two albums celebrating the 50th anniversary of the group.