The Saint

Jonie Blinman – It Was a Trip

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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!

Cowboy Indian – Coming Like a Freight Train (sexually)

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Welcome to this weeks Worst/Best Little Podcast! This week live from the recent, snowy past, we have Cowboy Indian. This is one damn entertaining episode – who knew these guys were so funny? Press play for scary German phrases, John’s big black strap-on, and squirrel dumplings!

Heavily influenced by yacht rock, Cowboy Indian formed expressly to write songs for the laaaaadies. Three different eras of sexy Elvis, Cowboy Indian is Lucas, John, and Jimmy Revolver.

Lucas Paul from Cowboy Indian holding his guitar.

Lucas – guitar and lead yodeler

 

Big John from Reno band Cowboy Indian holding his bass and smiling.

Big “Eye Candy” John – bass and vocals

 

Jimmy Revolver playing his drums.

Jimmy Revolver – invisible drums.

See Cowboy Indian next March 8th at the Saint with the Squirrel Nut Zippers, then at Pignic for 4/20. Thanks for the tunes and the laughs, guys!

Holy hell, Reno. Last week was so epic. I think it broke my brain. This weekend won’t be any different. Go do these things:

Thursday – Everyone’s favorite monthly folk showcase, Loud As Folk, returns this Thursday night at Pignic! Featuring podcast staples John White and Jonie Blinman, plus the Wolf Creek Boys from Grass Valley, and more! 8PM 21+ $5 suggested donation goes to support KWNK radio.

Friday – Check out Raksha Paksha at The Jungle at 9PM 21+

Saturday – Head to Davidson’s for A Day Of Beetus! With Reno, We Have A Problem and One Ton Dually! It’s gonna be a shit show of the most entertaining variety. 9PM 21+ No cover

Sunday – Reno folk art+really good punk show. Live! featuring Robbers Roost (Washington folks. V good), Heterophobia (Reno Queer/Punk V fast), Bat Country (Something weird.), and Maggot (It’s 2 people now!) at the Potentialist. It’s gonna be a good time. 7PM All ages.

Don’t forget to check out our Patreon if you like what you hear or support our mission of archiving Reno music for free. We do tricks for money. Make your requests now! Thanks for listening, Reno. See you next week when we kick off our month long series, Women’s March, celebrating our badass lady musicians. Next week is Slutzville!

Bat Country – This Shit’s Just DIY

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Greetings and welcome back to the Worst Little Podcast! This week we sat down with Shane from Reno’s own Bat Country. Press play to find out if the podcast lives down to everything Shane hoped for! We’ve got band news, bad jokes, and great music that you’ll only hear on the Worst Little Podcast!

Rory and Shane from Bat Country posing for the camera while Rory gives the thumbs up sign and Shane holds his guitar.

Rory with Shane from Bat Country – One Thumb Up

Shane from Bat Country pouting and posing for the camera in the studio recording for the Worst Little Podcast.

Bat Country: coming to a basement or tunnel near you!

Shane is the center piece of Bat Country’s amorphous collective of folk-punk musicians, but according to Bandcamp, the latest EP had contributions by:

Shane: Vox, Guitar, Playful Banter, Lyrics
Shilpa: Vox, Glockenspiel
Jonny: Drums, Bass, Production, Vox
Roo: Ukulele, Vox, Kazoo
Michael: Melodica, Violin
Kieran: Drums

Head over to Bandcamp to download Bat Country’s latest release, a split album with Bargain Socks, produced by Jonathan Rolling. Follow the band on Facebook and Instagram for exclusive content and show dates! Catch Bat Country next March 4th at The Potentialist with swing-time, rag-punk band, Robbers Roost.

Thanks so much to Bat Country for the hangs and the tunes. We are even bigger fans now and we’re looking forward to seeing you in a basement or tunnel soon!

This weekend I’ll probably be at these excellent shows. If you see me, say hi! Let me immortalize you on our Instagram! Here’s my short list:

Friday –

Nick Eng – Album Release Show with SWIGS, 7 PM at the Potentialist Workshop. $10 cover includes Nick’s new CD and a drink!

Kanawha/Flood Fire Death Drought/Shreddie Van Halen, 9 PM at The Saint

Saturday –

The Electric and Sad Giants LIVE at the Saint 8 PM at The Saint

Scott Yoder + Johnny Harpo LIVE! 9 PM at Pignic

Monday –

Glaare, Fearing, Werewolf Club, Skew Ring and The Dancing Plague 8 PM at the Saint

Beyond –

The first ever Reno Punk Rock Flea Market is fast approaching. Be sure to RSVP here to stay up on RPRFM news, band lineup, and how to get involved.

Be sure to check out some of Reno’s best weekly comedy and trivia events at Jub Jub’s and Beck’s Brewhouse. If you want your event featured, send us a Facebook message or email Kadillac Kim.

Don’t forget to click through to our Patreon! For just $1 a week you can support your sober starving artist friends here at the Worst Little Podcast. Thanks to this week’s freshest patrons: Aaron, Nick, Stacey, and Xenobia!

The Reverend Rory Dowd wiping tears away with his sleeve in the studio.

It was that kind of show, folks. We hope you laughed until you cried, because we did!

Thanks from the bottom of our hearts and beers for listening. Catch us this time next week for Josiah Knight!

Failure Machine – Get Stuffed

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Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the Worst Little Podcast! This week we have something to be extra thankful for. Our guests this week are the phenomenally talented folks of Reno’s best Garage Soul band, Failure Machine.

Clinton from Reno band Failure Machine playing drums at Dogwater Studios.

Clinton – Drums

 

Rachel McElhiney of Reno garage soul band Failure Machine posing with her saxophone at Dogwater Studios.

Rachel McElhiney of Reno’s Failure Machine

 

Spencer from Reno Garage Soul band Failure Machine poses for the camera giving the thumbs up sign with Rachel.

Spencer gives the Worst Little Podcast one thumb up.

 

Failure Machine’s current lineup is Spencer Kilpatrick on guitar and singing stuff, Clintonious Philbin on drums, and Rachael McElhiney plays bari sax and also does singing stuff.

Failure Machine plays all the cool basements and sometimes they play for the rest of us who aren’t cool enough for basements. See Failure Machine’s next show at The Saint, New Years Eve! It’s a Failure Machine, Dainesly, and Team Francis high school prom do-over! As a special treat, they’ll be performing soul covers of Misfits songs. I am really excited, guys.

Thanks so much for being our guest this week! We can’t wait to see you again!

It may be Thanksgiving weekend, but don’t fret, Reno isn’t going to let a little thing like a family holiday get in the way of our good time. If you need an excuse to flee awkward conversations and racist uncles, this list might be for you!

Thursday – Thanksgiving orphans (like myself – holler) can find food and friends at the following local bars. Bring something to share!

Shea’s Tavern – Head down for Shea’s annual Thanksgiving potluck starting at 3 p.m. Check out the event page for details. The party goes all night long.

Pignic Pub & Patio – An Orphan Thanksgiving starts at 3 p.m. at Pignic. Check out the event page and post what you’re bringing!

Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor – Head down for Jub’s Annual Friendsgiving Potluck at 6 p.m. Give them a heads up about what you’re bringing to share here!

Go for the food, stay for the friends, and have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

Friday – It’s Record Store Day at Recycled Records! They’re raffling off some great prizes to benefit the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. Go for the 2,000 new to you records and stay for the live music going all day! 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Kid friendly

LIT at Night, Reno’s racy, raucous, “anything goes” reading & performance series is back! Come bare + share as little or as much as you like. Studio on 4th 21+ $3 suggested donation

Soul Slap returns to Pignic this Friday night. Host Tony Walker welcomes a rotating crew of vocalists for what always turns out to be Reno’s best Friday night dance party. 21+ 10 p.m. No cover.

Saturday – Make Him A Steak, a groove based pedal steel trio, will be releasing their debut EP titled To Eat at The Saint. There will be performances by Redfield Clipper, Team Francis, and DJ The Terrible! Details here. 21+ 8 p.m.

Old time western string band, Western Spectres, plays at Pignic this Saturday night with support by Huckleberry Road! Details here. 21+ 10 p.m No cover.

Sunday – Tommy Stinson’s (The Replacements) Cowboys in the Campfire Reno comes to 7th Street Station. This is a private house show with a very limited amount of tickets left. Click on the event link for more details! All ages. 7 p.m.

That wraps up this week’s excellent show. Thanks for listening, Reno!

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