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Four Stroke Baron

Hello and welcome to the Worst Little Podcast! Rory, Nick and Rick are here to bring you our last show of the season with the excellent band Four Stroke Baron. Press play!

Four Stroke Baron is Kirk Witt on guitars and vocals, Matt Vallarino on drums, and Keegan Ferrari on bass. They’re described as an energetic blend of new-wave and heavy progressive rock. From the band: Four Stroke Baron aspire to bring forth a lively and refreshing new voice. The group crafts massive and immersive soundscapes juxtaposed over catchy, pop-like song structures. It is this penchant for blending familiar sounds and styles into something altogether new that has allowed the band to undergo a dramatic metamorphosis from their humble beginnings improvising in a shed outside of Reno, Nevada, to preparing for the debut of their second full-length album, “Planet Silver Screen,” on Prosthetic Records.

Be sure to like and follow them on social media for updated tour schedules and more! Big thanks to the band for being on the show this week!

There’s the usual amount of amazing shows happening in Reno this week and beyond. Here’s a couple of them:

Friday – Pink Awful / Skew Ring / Common Mishap at Virginia Street Brewhouse. 6PM 21+ $5

Saturday – Defected Drones/The Afraid/Lost Idea/Myke Read at Shea’s. 8PM 21+ $5

Beyond – Wednesday the 30th check out Death & Despair! Foxy Olive Goth Nite! This is a fun one. 8PM 21+ No cover.

Thanks as always for listening. Head to our Patreon if you support our work archiving Reno music. See you next week with Eden’s Sleeves!

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Matthew Howlett and Shakespeare in Love

Hello and welcome to the Worst Little Podcast! We’re back after a long holiday break to bring you Reno singer-songwriter Matthew Howlett and the cast of Good Luck Macbeth’s newest play, Shakespeare in Love! We’ve got embarrassing audition stories, ghost babies, and a couple of surprise guest hosts! We laughed till we cried. Press play!

Singer-songwriter Matthew Howlett

In addition to running a weekly open mic at Reno bar The Library, Matthew Howlett has his own podcast, Art After Dark Reno. He also runs DJ Trivia nights all over Reno (listen up for his schedule, stalkers). Matthew’s next show is with former podcast guest Travis Rigsbee (33 Black) at the Library.


Also joining us this week is Bill Ware, director of Shakespeare in Love, opening February 1st at Good Luck Macbeth, and leads in the play Cody Hamilton and Kristen Carder. They’re pretty excited to be on this weeks episode and so are we! Listen up and click through here for show details. Make sure to get your tickets in advance. These shows do sell out. Or save some cash and get cool special perks with season tickets!

While you’re waiting for Shakespeare in Love, check out some rad shows:

Friday – See this weeks guest Matthew Howlett with former guest Travis Rigsbee at the Library. 9PM 21+ No cover

The Total Bettys, Blunderbusst, Tommy and the Tongues at Holland Project. 7PM All Ages $5

Saturday – Three Rounds/Beercan!/Captain Cutiepie/Just-In Beaver at Shea’s. 8PM 21+ $5

Beyond – Tuesday the 22nd don’t miss Larry and His Flask: This Remedy West Coast Tour w/ Black Square at Jub Jub’s. 7PM 21+ $5

RSVP now to the 2nd annual Reno Punk Rock Flea Market, happening February 9th and 10th featuring 18 bands, 100 vendors, smash car, beer, and general mayhem. Come see Kevin Seconds, the Atomiks, Eddie and the Subtitles, and more rad touring and local bands! All ages and family friendly. $5 for the day, $8 for the whole weekend!

Thanks for listening and for patiently waiting for new episodes! We’re back next week with Four Stroke Baron. We’ve got a whole lot of exciting shows planned for season 9 so keep checking in! As always we appreciate your donations via our Patreon. Click through and donate a couple of bucks to help keep this thing going.

I’ll Be ‘No!’ For Christmas

I’ll be “No!’ for Christmas
You can plan on ‘no….’
Please have ‘No!’ and mistle-‘No!’
And ‘nooooOOOOO’ on the tree

We wish you a Merry Christmas, Goode Listeners all! 2018 has been an insane year, both for the podcast, ourselves, and beyond. Once again for a final capstone to the calendar, we rope in our families who really want to have no part of our hobby and are horrified to bring their (our) children around the show (Apologies, Mrs. Martin)

Unfortunately Rikku was swamped with homework and finals and Nick was out of town so we actually have NO musical component this week – but young Allie gives the performance of the …. week! We do get a quick little phoner with Mr. Ramirez, right before he gets to see some big hairy D in real life. I can say, with no reservations at all, that this is the most awkward – and endearing – Christmas episodes of the podcast in our entire run.

A baby in a Santa outfit tries to eat a pop filter.
Is it a cookie?

All kidding aside – our podcast is our family. All of us who work on the show are invested in each other’s lives, personally and professionally. We are more than just a cast, a production team, hosts, engineers or interns – we are a found family. We are proud and happy to share with you our lives, our friends, or music and our culture. We are proud and happy, and most importantly, honored that you take the time to listen and read every week. That tells us that you are part of our stupid found family too.

Uncle Rick holding his nephew Bobby
Rickey / Bobby

Yippie Kai-yay, to you and Hamburger James, and we wish a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all of you Filthy Animals.

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