Hello! Welcome to this week’s Worst Little Podcast! We’re stoked AF to welcome first timers to the show, skate punks Knocked Down! They brought some high energy tunes and some hilarious quiz answers. Kim was MIA due to a party injury, so Rick, Rory, and Nick had to pick up the slack. We learn a ton about the dudes in the band and hear some rad tunes, including some brand new songs from their upcoming full length album. This is punk rock, folks. Press play!
Knocked Down is Chris Whaley (guitar/vocals) and Tony Heckerman (drums formerly of Melvin Makes Machineguns). Find them on Facebook, Instagram, and at their website for tour dates and more. We’ll keep our eyes on the band and let you know when they’re playing around these parts too! Thanks to Chris and Tony for being on the show and for supporting our shenanigans. Y’all were great!
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Go support your scene. Here are Kim’s picks this week:
Thursday – Check out our friends Outlaw Kindred for The Hopback Sessions at Great Basin Brewery in Sparks. They’re gonna play a 3 hour set! Don’t miss it. Family Friendly. 7PM No Cover
Friday – Get Out (Sac), Lost Idea, Heterophobia, Impurities at Drophouse. Message for address. 8PM
Saturday – The Flesh Hammers with Vague Choir on the cellar stage at Alturas Bar. This is the Flesh Hammers first show in two years! Don’t miss it. 21+ 8PM $5
Sunday – Get out of town to support the Sacramento Punk Rock Flea Market featuring several Reno bands including Donkey Jaw, BLUNDERBUSST, and Los Pistoleros! All ages. Noon to 10PM. Full lineup on the event page. $3
Beyond – Wednesday, July 3rd kicks off the always epic DEBAUCH-a-ReNO featuring The Dickies & the Spits! Click through for more details including a full schedule and lineup!
Next Thursday, July 4th get ready for the barn burner that will be our good pal Spike McGuire’s album release and Loud as Folk! This month features our favorites Gina Rose and Cowboy Indian! 21+ 8PM $5 suggested donation to Art Spot Reno.
Nick randomly met these guys playing beer pong at the CalNeva. They’re fucking awesome. I think this is our longest episode EVAR.
Hello everybodee! Hope you’ve been having a great couple of weeks and enjoying the end of the summer; we all sure have. Between Burning Man, the Rib CookOff, The Discovery Museum Opening, the Balloon Races, Reno Aces, art shows, rock shows and some pretty spectacular weather, Reno has HELLA been the place to be. Nick regales us with
a bunch of “this one time, at Burning Man” crap some great stories from the playa. Rory can’t stay out of the spotlight so he tells SOMEBODY ELSE’S playa story that he’s already heard. Nick has more epic tales to tell, but we couldn’t fit them all in this week. He’s going to finish up with his journal in the next few episodes, but we had to move on to more immediate exciting things – like our gursts Del Mar.
Unlike most of the artists and performers on the show, we didn’t really know of these guys except by reputation before the show, so it is an episode of discovery! (Not like that!
Unless Rick (or Rory) needs to fess up to something. ) Matt Bode and Mike Martinez of Del Mar stop by this week. If you don’t know, you really should check them out. Great surf/rockabilly/drunkpunk/cowpunk from some local kids, including a female singer, Nicole. The kicker is that the two dummies we talked to somehow hooked up with the fantastic talent of Bud Gaugh (Sublime)! Unfortunately, Bud and Nicole couldn’t make it tonight, but we’re going to try to get them all in here in the spring.
This is a SUUUUPER long episode – it hits the 1:40 mark! I hope you’ve got some time to kill. Our little one hour show keeps growing and growing! Thanks to loyal listener Jude Mayne, we just hit 150 likes on Facebook! (although, that number could be higher, slackers… Tell your friends to like us! Even if they don’t! We’ll play the fake internet friend game!) Once again, it’s been a lot of fun. Thanks for listening.