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WLP – George Floyd Matters

WLP – George Floyd Matters
Season 10

00:00 / 1:20:18

Hi, friends. What else can I say, but welcome to Flight 2020, cruising at an altitude of 35,000 feet. If you look out your window from either side of the plane, you can see the iconic “W.T.F” rising from the surrounding hell-scape in 200-ft tall burning letters.

It’s hard to find the energy for levity in this trying time, but we can always find the love. We start this weeks show off with a Marianarchy recap – over $11,000 raised for the Masud family. Pretty fucking amazing, Reno; good job. Online options will definitely be a future component of the fundraiser.

Somehow, we drift into vitamins and diet regimens, and basically sound like a bunch of old dying guys. Oh! Music this week is provided by Dogwater Studios/Cherrybear Records’ “Undiscovered” series: live cuts of up-and-coming area acts dating back to 2012.

And of course we also talk at some length the end of the world … or at least about the events nationally and locally in the aftermath of the public murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis PD. Or comments are taken from Monday 6/1 and our unedited conversation is responding to the events of the prior weekend, including the peaceful protests and riotous conflicts. It would be an understatement to say that we are all dismayed by the continued violence and abusive treatment of Black Americans and all POC at hands of law enforcement of all varieties throughout the US. We do believe Black Lives Matter, as a concept and as a movement. We have a small platform, but we are a part of the chorus standing up for equity and egalitarianism for all citizens. We are allies in the struggle for justice. #sayhisname #georgefloyd #blacklivesmatter #takeaknee

A mural of George Floyd, US citizen murdered by police on 5/25/20 #georgefloyd #sayhisname #icantbreathe wall mural of an iconic image of george floyd with accompanying text and hashtags as described
George Floyd Mural by @eme_freethinker

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Mark Earnest – Marianarchy Teaser

Mark Earnest – Marianarchy Teaser
Season 10

00:00 / 1:22:51

Is this thing on?

Hello again ladies and gentlemen. You’ll have to forgive my brevity. I am at this time slaving away in the internet mines, trying to get Marianarchy XVI all set up for you for our first virtual fundraiser. It’s very exciting, but very intense and time consuming.

We talk a lot about the event on the show, and some of the details have changed in the ensuing 3 days, so follow the links and chekkitout. if you’d like to donate or find out more, follow the link to the GoFundMe Page.

Marianarchy XVI

This week on the show, we are happy to have SIX TIME guest, Mr. Vague himself: Mark Earnest. A multitalented journalist, musician and songwriter, Mark brings with him some great music from both of his bands, Kanawha and Vague Choir. Mark is a repeat Marianarchist as well, appearing in both the main event and the look back at years past.

Mark Earnest

Gotta go – links to check, SEO copy to write and videos to upload.

We hope you see us this weekend.
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Delani White and The KGB

Delani White and The KGB
Season 09

00:00 / 1:04:48

How are you feeling today, my podcast family? I hope you had as fantastic and frantic weekend as we did! But, more on that later…

Up this week, we have a good friend of the show, Delani White! Delani has been a consistent performer and draw in Reno music spots for a number of years. In fact, she was a past guest of Rev. Rory’s First Friday at Foxy Olive! More about her during the show!

Delani White, smiling with her guitar
Delani White

A prolific songwriter, Delani came equipped with a bunch of new songs for us this week – including the secret Patreon subscriber exclusive! Give early , give often, and you too can download exclusive music content AND have the comfortable warm feeling of being a philanthropist helping a struggling podcast!

a closeup of Kyle Gass and Nick Ramirez in black and white
Kyle Gass and Nick Ramirez

As you may know, Marianarchy XV was a great success, as usual. The bands were cold and the beer was rocking! Nick and The Rev. are personally thankful of all the bands and donations and volunteering and good that went into the event to help out Shelby Paxton. We do good for ourselves, Reno, Thank You!

One of the highlights of the event was the concurrent show of One Ton Dually opening up for The Kyle Gass Band on Saturday night. Once again The KGB put on a helluva show for the fans!

Nick Ramirez and Mike Bray of The Kyle Gass Band smiling backstage
Mike Bray and Nick

I’ll shut up now so you can enjoy the episode.

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Season 09

00:00 / 1:24:27

Hello! We’re back this week with the excellent, hilarious, and damn entertaining Reno band BASHA! We’ve been looking forward to having them in the studio for ages and they’re finally here! They played us a mess of songs including a RAD Against Me! cover, Rick gives dating advice, and Holly taught us scary German words. Press play!

BASHA is two sisters, Holly and Amber on guitar and vocals, Ben on bass, and Arlis on drums. Catch them next at Holland Project on June 1st, with awakebutstillinbed, Pity Party, and nocapitalsnospaces, then at their summer tour kick-off show at Pignic with Tommy & the Tongues! Thanks so much to the band for hanging with us this week!

While you’re waiting to see BASHA next, check out some shows this weekend! Take your mom!

Friday – Shark In The Water with Ostracized and The Scattering Luau Party at Alturas bar! 21+ 8:30PM $8

Jake Houston, An American Forrest, Margo Cilker at The Loving Cup! GO SEE THIS ONE. Margo Cilker is an awesome singer-songwriter from San Francisco and is one gal you should not miss! 21+ 9PM no cover!

Saturday – Go see our pals Josiah Knight and Spike McGuire at the Taste if Chicago Beer Garden Grand Opening with Spike & Josiah! 21+ 8PM No cover!

It’s here! Go see DRINK-182: Red Jumpsuit Apparatus at the Bluebird. It’s Reno’s best emo night, this time with an awesome touring act. Get your ticket ASAP! 21+ 8PM $25

Beyond – Marianarchy 2019 a Benefit for Shelby Paxton May 17th and 18th at Jub Jub’s! Check out the event link for the lineup. It’s gonna be a rad party!

Be sure to head to our Patreon if you like what we do! Big thanks to all our donors for helping us do what we do! And thanks to our newest supporter, Mikie Shame! We’re back next week for our 350th episode with Blue Envy! Thanks for listening!

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