(Metro Detroit / Ann Arbor, MI)
Del Villarreal is an active & well regarded rockabilly/roots rock DJ & MC from the Metro Detroit, (Ann Arbor) MI area, a proud graduate of the University of Michigan and a certified secondary school instructor. He's a professional FM broadcaster who produces and hosts "Go Kat, GO! The Rock-A-Billy Show!" -heard weekly on WCBN, 88.3 FM, WAAM 1600 AM and on his highly rated online station, MOTORBILLY RADIO. You'll see him working hard onstage and behind the scenes at the annual VIVA LAS VEGAS ROCKABILLY WEEKENDER, the ROCKABILLY RAVE UK, the INDY ROAD ROCKET RUMBLE and this September, at the NEW ENGLAND SHAKE-UP! Del is also in demand these days at many hot rod & kustom kulture events 'round the world, such as Detroit's AUTORAMA EXTREME, SINS OF STEEL, the UK's HOT ROD HAYRIDE, Detroit's MIDNIGHT MASS, the VLV and the INDY ROAD ROCKET RUMBLE car shows. His written reviews & features can be seen every month in CAR KULTURE DeLUXE, OL' SKOOL RODZ and now ROCKABILLY DeLUXE magazine. When Del is not spinning the latest rockabilly wax or introducing rockin' acts onstage, he can found at home with his understanding wife Shannon, their two young boys and Olive, their Jack Russell Terrier. Del still has a MySpace account and admits to reading comic books & collecting the occasional superhero action figure.