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Matt Bushman – Flashbacks

Matt Bushman – Flashbacks
Season 10

 
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It was the penultimate day of summer, the sky was clear of smoke and children were playing in the distance. That’s how I fondly remember the most recent episode, featuring the AWESOME Matt Bushman.

Matt Bushman

We catch up with Matt and talk about his new album “Younger Side of Old“, making music and staying connected in the pandemic, and growing out your hair cause you can. His newest tracks are just fantastic; mature songwriting and performances combined with top notch production. It is highly reccomended that you click the link above right now to listen or buy on your favorite format.

We had a lot of fun this week. Matt has a great sense of humor and is a blast to talk to, in addition to being an amazing musician. Kadillac Kim and Ian are able to make it to the show this week. Rick and Rory take a stroll (or two) down Inappropriate Memory Lane. And Nick, well, he’s just here for the kicks.

Thanks for listening!
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Krystal McMullen – The Promised Land

Krystal McMullen – The Promised Land
Season 09

 
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Welcome to the last installment of our Women’s March shows! Nick and Rory are on vacation and Chewy is in the desert, so it’s just Kim and Rick this week! We’ve got a couple of special guest hosts, Melanie (she’s back!), Drew from the the UNR journalism program, and Lain, here talking about her KWNK show. Our musical guest this week is singer-songwriter Krystal McMullen! Press play for family secrets, lots of “your mom” jokes, even more bad Tinder date stories and sooooo many laughs!

Krystal McMullen

It’s Krystal’s first time on the podcast! She’s been playing in Reno and Tahoe for the last 6 years, most recently at Ceol and Rue Burbon. Look for her at the Loud As Folk 8 year anniversary, April 4th through the 7th at Pignic! She’s also recently helped out at Kid Rocker camp, a K-12 music camp, run by our pal Lucas Paul of Reno band Cowboy Indian. Check them out. They’re doing good work.

Lain Snyder, host of Socks With Sandals on KWNK

Lain Snyder is the host of Socks with Sandals on 97.7 KWNK. Tune in to hear her hand picked songs! Click through to support your non-profit, commercial free community radio station for only $5 a month!

Thanks to all our guests and hosts this week, and special thanks to my right hand gal, Melanie! We loved having you all on the podcast and can’t wait to have you on again. We’ll be keeping up with Krystal so we can let you all know about upcoming shows.

Check out some cool shows and events happening in Reno this week:

Friday – Between the Lyrics a Celebration of 90s Hip Hop at Holland. It’s the 3rd annual hip-hop art exhibit and fundraiser! 6PM All ages $5

Acid Mothers Temple, Elephant Rifle, Yamantaka//Sonic Titan at Jub Jub’s. 8PM 21+ $15

Machine Gun Vendetta/Acid Teeth/Donkey Jaw/Murderock at Shea’s. 8PM 21+ $5

Saturday – Beetlejuice’s Dirty 30+1, He’s Turning 31 at Pignic! There will be showings of the movie on the deck all night! Costumes encouraged. 7PM 21+ No cover!

Beyond – As mentioned earlier we’re coming up on the Loud As Folk 8 year anniversary at Pignic! Click the link for more details and the full lineup. LAF never disappoints!

It has been a great month of shows and we sincerely thank you for listening! Next week we’ve got our old pals Wily Savage. Don’t forget to head to our Patreon if you’d like to contribute to and support the work we do here at the Worst Little Podcast.

Matthew Howlett and Shakespeare in Love

Matthew Howlett and Shakespeare in Love
Season 08

 
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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.

Jonie Blinman – It Was a Trip

Jonie Blinman – It Was a Trip
Season 08

 
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Welcome back to the Worst Little Podcast! This week Dogwater Dick, Kadillac Kim, and Mister Nick Ramirez are in the studio with talented Reno-based singer-songwriter Jonie Blinman. Last on the show all the way back in 2011 (listen here!), she’s back from her travels and is making some cool new sounds on that guitar of hers, so press play and give her a listen. We’ve got lots of Marianarchy details this week so listen to the end for those.

Reno singer-songwriter Jonie Blinman poses with her guitar.

Jonie Blinman

Jonie has been busy writing new music and has most recently played at the Jungle for their Friday night showcase. Keep an eye out here and on her music page for more show dates!

There’s a whole bunch of awesome shows coming your way. Here’s a few worth a look:

Thursday – Grace Gatsby, Athena McIntyre & Jordan Collins at the Saint. 8PM 21+

Friday – Soft White Sixties (L.A.) at The Loving Cup. 10PM 21+ $5

Saturday – Drag Me Under, Pressure Drop, Skew Ring, Gina Rose at The Holland Project. 7PM All ages. $5

Beyond – It’s not too late to get your tickets for one of my favorite punk acts,  Against Me! with Chris Farren, Sharp/Shock at Cargo next Wednesday night!

Also Wednesday check out podcast fam and hella rad chick Grace Hayes at Local 891 Live at Brew Brothers! 21+ No cover. $8.91 for an all you can drink wristband.

Next Friday, May 18th, join our podcast guest Jonie Blinman when she hosts her monthly songwriter showcase, Songwriters In the Round at Fine Vines. 8PM

Get those tickets for Larry and His Flask ASAP. See locals Boss’s Daughter open on May 25th. All ages! $15

Marianarchy May 25th and 26th – benefiting Brian Smith – featuring Roxxie Collie, Pink Awful, Alphabet Cult, Prince Robot, Reno, We Have a Problem and many more great Reno bands! Click here and here for the full day one and two lineups. Come out to win some amazing art and prizes. Let’s do what we do and help our good friend Brian recover from his heart attack.

Thanks for listening! Please click through to our Patreon page if you appreciate what we do here. You can help us record and archive Reno music for years to come. We do this for our bands for FREE and they leave with their recordings. It’s a win for Reno music!