Welcome to the Worst Little Podcast in the World! This week we’re hella excited to bring you Reno surf punk band SWIGS! Listen up for some serious on-air flirtation and for songs about Mario Kart and Sandwiches! Let’s get into the music.
SWIGS was formed in Reno this year by guitarist David Hadel, bassist Jonathan Daniel, and drummer Alise Corbin. Dave has been busy promoting Reno’s music scene with his own show, All Independent Reno Podcast, Jonathan is a veteran of the Reno music scene, playing for several years with Reno band Riptide Bandits, and Alise has been playing percussion in Reno and Carson since she was a kid. Together these Reno natives musical backgrounds led them to form one of Reno’s most high energy, fun new acts.
SWIGS recently performed at the Saint, playing with Riptide Bandits and Basement Tapes. You can see their next show at Whiskey Dick’s Saloon in Tahoe in August. SWIGS will also be hitting the road with Los Pistoleros very soon so be sure to like and follow them on Facebook to stay updated on their whereabouts. And check out their Bandcamp page to preview two songs from their upcoming EP!
Tune in tonight (Thursday) at 6 p.m. to 100.1 The X to hear SWIGS on locals only! We had a great time with you guys. Thanks for being on the show!
In other Reno news, Artown is in full swing and there is no shortage of killer shows to check out this weekend!
Thursday night is Voodoo Cats at the Saint. Join then for an Art Town evening of Voodoo art and entertainment. No cover.
Friday at 5:30 catch Mojo Green with Bazooka Zoo at Wingfield Park for Artown’s free Rollin’ On The River concert series.
Friday is the 1st Annual Jamboree on the Lowdown at Reno’s newest music and art venue, Alturas on the Down Low, featuring Reno staple Lucas Paul’s newest project, Cowboy Indian and a host of other great indie, blues, and rock bands. Come early for the BBQ. Donations accepted at the door.
Over at the Saint Friday night at 8 is The Seshen with Reno’s own super duo Sky Cats. Sky Cats is the amazingly talented Grace Hayes (of Reno anthem fame) and podcast favorite Bazooka Zac. Do not miss this show! More info here! $10
Saturday at Shea’s is Basement Tapes with Reno We Have a Problem and Slutzville.
Thanks for listening to this week’s podcast and, if you’ve made it this far, for reading the blog! See you this weekend, Reno.