Helloooooo, Reno, and welcome to the Worst Little Podcast! We are joined by a full cast and crew tonight and we’re hella excited to share some time with roaming singer-songwriter Liam Kyle Cahill! We’re catching up on the last week of Reno shenanigans with all our hosts, including our review of Generation We: a HipHOpera. Spoilers: we loved it. We’re also recapping Offbeat Fest, and, oh yeah, we have a musician here! We’re welcoming Liam Kyle Cahill back to the podcast for the first time in a couple of years! He’s got some stuff to say and some exclusive songs to preview here for you! So let’s get into it.
Liam’s sound has been described as Mumford & Sons in a bar room brawl with Bob Dylan at a punk rock concert. Liam hails from Reno and has spent most of the last couple of years touring full time. World traveler and touring musician, Liam has earned the label Nomad By Fate.
Liam’s recent shows have been in Tahoe and Truckee just this past weekend. Stay tuned here for updated show dates!
Thanks to Liam for showing up and bullshitting with us for a couple of hours. I hope this nomad returns to Reno soon.
This weekend Reno has some stuff for you. So much stuff.
Thursday Generation We kicks off the last weekend of the show. CATCH THIS RIGHT NOW. It’s your last chance, folks. Tickets and info HERE.
DGBB at The Saint w/Horseshoes & Hand Gernades,Kitchen Dwellers at the Saint. 21+ 7 p.m.
Head to Shea’s for some good old fashioned punk rock with Bastards Of Young / Viva Revenge / Basement Tapes/ The Grimtones. 21+ 8 p.m. $10 at the door.
Drink-182 : Presidential Edition is happening at 1UP Thursday night. Go celebrate the worst year in history with some emo sing alongs and lots and lots of booze. 21+ 9 p.m. No cover
Friday is the opening night of Get Bent: The Musical. We had the cast of Get Bent as our guest a couple of weeks ago. I am really stoked to see it and you should be too! Tickets and details here!
See The John Whites at The Loving Cup Friday night! John is playing his new album with the full band. You’d be a dummy if you missed this. 21+ 9 p.m. No cover
For something a little more intimate, head to the house show at 7th Street Station for M. Lockwood Porter: Full Band Show! If you haven’t been to Tim’s place you’re missing out. This is a good one to dip your toes into. All ages. $15 and worth every penny. Make sure to click through to the event page for tickets.
See Three Bad Jacks / Donkey Jaw/ The Habituals at Shea’s Saturday night. This show will be major. 21+ 8 p.m.
Chaki / 7-Out/ Hector Acevedo are playing at Shea’s Sunday night. Check out some local hip-hop and Latin guitar. 21+ 8 p.m.
Monday – Watch some Netflix, fuckers. We all need a day of rest.
Anderson East is playing a free show sponsored by 100.1 the X at Chapel. He is in regular rotation on the X and I am way excited to see him. 21+ 6 p.m. No cover
THIS IS MAJOR SO PAY ATTENTION: Jeremy Enigk, front-man for Sunny Day Real Estate, is playing in a FUCKING LIVING ROOM Wednesday night. Drop everything and buy your ticket. As of this recording there are 10 tickets left. See the guy from Sunny Day Real Estate sing like 5 feet from your face. All ages at 7th Street Station. 8 p.m. $30 (worth it).
I think that’s all, folks! For all of us at Dogwater Studios, Rory, Nick, Chewy, Dogwater Dick, Kadillac Kim, and even the interns, thanks for listening! Life is short and we love you.
Greetings from the Best Little City in the world!
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Rory, Nick, Rick, and Chewy bring you this week’s podcast from a not so hot and sweaty studio (because Kim’s not there). This week we are joined by Lee, Perry, Amelia, and Travis from Basement Tapes! Listen up for some top notch Reno garage rock and learn how many times we should forgive someone before we’re allowed to punch them!
But FIRST we are joined briefly by excellent Reno songwriter, Greg Gilmore. Greg is talking to us about/premiering his new single, What Am I? Check out his Facebook page for video’s and music links. Let’s listen to some music!
But back to Basement Tapes. Basement Tapes describes their music as retro, 60s, raw, high-energy garage rock. Revisiting a time when music had music had soul, with post-modern punk attitude, melodic, grooving bass lines, thunderous rolling drums, powerful crashing guitar riffs and a harmonious couple on vocals. Basement Tapes plays straight-forward simple rock and roll.
Thanks to Greg and Basement Tapes for joining us this week!
As always here’s your Reno to do list for the week:
80s Zombie Party at Alturas on the Down Low with The Sway and Hollywood Thrashed. One night and one night only. Special burlesque performance by Scarlett Letter! Costumes Required 8 p.m. 21+ $8 $10 for couples
It is the last week for Live on the Lid downtown on the re-track, featuring Funk Assassination 5:30 p.m. All ages. Free.
Alturas on the Down Low presents their End of Summer Tiki Surf Party with SWIGS, The Habituals, Viva Revenge, and a special comedy performance by Aubry Forston. 21+ 9 p.m. $5 in costume, $7 without. Bust out that Hawaiian shirt we all know you have.
Check out podcast favorites Eddie and the Subtitles / Prince Robot / One Ton Dually at Shea’s this Saturday! 21+ $5 9 p.m.
For something a little more low key check out Americana/folk bands Western Specters / Royal Oaks / Sex Hogs II at Pignic. 21+ 9 p.m. No cover
Scott Yoder returns with Rigorous Proof at Holland Project. All ages. 8 p.m. $5
As always, thanks for listening, Reno!
Hello and welcome to the Worst Little Podcast!
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Thankfully we’re not burning and we’re not flooding! Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the recent natural disasters. We love you. This week we’re joined by JUST Rory and Rick because they told me not to come in. It’s okay because I really *was* scissoring the drummer from SWIGS. You guys were all spot on. ANYWAY! Y’all are in for some great instrumental surf punk, some talk about old naked Satanists, and jokes about me (Kadillac Kim, in case you’re not following along) hooking up with our podcast guests! We even have new interns to make fun of! Don’t worry guys, you too can be like me with enough ambition and a vagina… oh wait. As fun as it is to talk about incest and Satanism, we actually have a band here, so let’s get into some music.
Riptide Bandits have been around for a “really long time”, according to band members. They are so legendary they don’t even need to know when they formed. It is as if they always existed. They might be vampires.
Riptide Bandits is Leif, Grouch, Andy, and Jonathan. Keep an eye out for upcoming shows at Headquarters Bar in October then at Marianarchy! You can see Jonathan with his other band, SWIGS, on September 22nd at Alturas on the DL! They join The Habituals for an End of Summer Tiki Party. Let’s make tiki torches great again!
Thanks to Riptide Bandits for coming on our humble podcast. Reno loves you guys!
This weekend in Reno be sure to check out the following mandatory events:
The Ghost Town Rebellion is playing some outlaw Americana at Pignic at 8 p.m. 21+ No cover.
Prince Robot / Some Kind of Nightmare / Evil Ash at Jub Jub’s. 8 p.m. 21+ $5
Books / Sunmonks / John Underwood at Studio on 4th. 21+ 7 p.m.
Get your Rockabilly fix at Polo Lounge with Hot Rod Rebellion. 21+ 9 p.m. No cover
Check out Acoustic Rock: Anchors for Airplanes / Authmentis / Tragedy Spring at West Street Market. All ages. 8 p.m. No cover
You can see John Underwood AGAIN in Virginia City Saturday night at the Canvas Cafe. All ages. 5 p.m. No cover
Go see country punk-rock staples Lucero with Matthew Logan Vasquez at Cargo Concert Hall. I will definitely be there. Come find me. 18+ 7 p.m.$18 adv $23 at the door.
That’s all I’ve got this week. As always, thanks for listening, Reno.
Hello and welcome to this weeks episode of the Worst Little Podcast, broadcast from high above the city of Reno fucking Nevada!
Nick, Chewy, Rick and myself, Kadillac Kim, are here to bring you this week’s podcast! Regretfully (for him), the Reverend Rory Dowd is not around this week, but we get plenty of shots in at his expense! This week, as always, we have something really special for our listeners. We have not one, but TWO talented guests in the studio for your listening pleasure. And let me tell you, we talked about pleasure (*winknod*). But really, we have at least one and a half freaks in the room tonight. We’re talking about rope bondage, secret middle names, and how I got the name Kadillac Kim. Spoilers, it was in the parking lot of the Bunny Ranch when I was cornered by strippers in the bathroom of a double wide trailer. So that’s a thing… ANYWAY! We get off on the right foot with Reno country/Americana darling, Gina Rose. Gina will leave you with goosebumps after her first song. Don’t go anywhere or you’ll regret not hearing everything she has to say and sing!
Gina Rose is a singer-songwriter based out of Reno, Nevada. She formed her first band three years ago and has been playing guitar and writing music since she was a youngster (8years old!!). She began her music career opening for punk bands in Reno basements. Despite being a folk singer she won audiences over, with fans telling her that she’s just as heavy as the punk bands she opened for. As Nick points out, though, punk is just outlaw rock & roll and Gina is outlaw country. Her music can be found on her Bandcamp page and she has a new album in the works. She has a show coming up in Virginia City, like her on Facebook to be notified when the event is posted. Do yourselves a favor and don’t miss it or any of her shows! On behalf of the Worst little podcast, thank you miss Gina Rose for your time, some great conversation, and for the bone chilling tunes. You’re going places .
Also in the studio this week is Pat Shillito, local emcee and comedian who has worked at the Laugh Factory (formerly Catch a Rising Star) at the Silver Legacy. Pat also hosts open mic comedy nights all over Reno. Listen to Pat’s quick and dry wit as he discusses the major things going on in the Reno comedy scene.
Until next time, here are my picks for how to spend the next week in Reno!
Country band A Thousand Horses plays at Cargo Thursday night. Rolling Stone billed them as the best up and coming band at Austin City Limits and they have been compared to Lynard Skynyrd ,the Allman Brothers, and the Black Crowes. Doors at 7 p.m. All Ages. $32 with fees. Tickets can be purchased through the Facebook link, here.
Especially relevant to current events is The Mountaintop, a play by American playwright Katori Hall. It is a fictional depiction of the Reverend Martin Luther King’s last night on earth set entirely in Room 306 of the Lorraine Motel on the eve of his assassination on April 4, 1968. Info and tickets here. PG-13. All Weekend. 7 p.m. $15 adv/$18 door
Punk rock is alive and well in Reno. Check out Alturas on the Downlow for Swingin’ Utters / Western Setting / Boss’ Daughter. 8 p.m. 21+ $15
Our podcast guest Patrick Shillito hosts Lights Out After Hours Comedy Showcase at Perk Up Coffee featuring some of the best local comedy talent.7:30 p.m. No cover
Get your art fix at the Greater Nevada Garbage Patch art show at the Potentialist Workshop. Go to see how local artists transform trash into treasure. 6 p.m. Bring the kids!
For something a little different, head over to Bundox Bocce inside the Renaissance hotel for Friday Night Flashback. Wear your best 90s gear to win bar tabs and prizes. Free bocce ball and drink specials all night. 21+ 7 p.m. Costumes highly encouraged.
Coastlands / Pink Awful/ Path to Mercury / Moons of Vega are playing at the Saint. We introduced you to Coastlands on last week’s podcast. Go for max shoegaze and also to support your locals and podcast alum. 21+ 8 p.m.
The Publiquors/The Habituals/Vague Choir/Reno We Have a Problem are playing at Shea’s Tavern Saturday night. Reno, We Have a Problem is one of my favorite local punk acts. The other bands are okay too… ANYWAY, go hear RWAP sing about fucking your mom. It’s punk rock! 21+ 9 p.m.
Sunday’s are becoming THE day/night to be out in Reno! Go check out the Sunday Sunset BBQ with Leroy from Hellbound Glory at Alturas on the Down Low. Hellbound Glory’s new album, Pinball, is out soon and was produced by outlaw country royalty, Shooter Jennings. Check out their write up in Rolling Stone here and go see them Sunday! 21+ 5 p.m. No cover
Sunday also sees Reno favorite Brenden Lund, formerly of legendary band Buster Blue and currently of soon to be legendary band Silver! Go check out Sunday Spaghetti Western at Pignic. 21+ 6 p.m. $5 for dinner and a show!
That’s it for this week, Reno fam! Thank you for checking us out this week and every week!!
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