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.
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.
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Welcome to the start of your summer season, Reno!
As I mentioned in last week’s post, Jess Blaze, local promoter and true believer, passed away in her sleep. We start the show with an audio tribute to Jess; we humbly share these memories of a woman we all loved very much. She was also a big part of …..
That’s right! After months and months of teasing it out – IT’S REALLY HERE!!! MARIANARCHY 2012!!!!!!! Friday May 18 and Saturday May 19!!!
It’s one hell of a line up this year, with the reunions of Phat Couch and Gunshot Licker on Friday and Saturday nights, respectively. There’s a raffle and silent auction, Happy-Hour Potluck, BBQ. Admission is whatever you can donate to the cause. This year, the proceeds will go to benefit the familes of Rev. Gary Setzer and Jess Blaze
(who are secretly pissed that they’re missing this show, or so I’m told). The events will be emceed by yours truly, Reverend Rory. Come see me turn into Jerry Lewis over a 48 hour period!!!
Seriously, though – this is probably my favorite event in Reno every year. You should really check it out. Marianarchy is at the cultural heart of Reno and Ground Zero for a lot of the love and camraderie in the Reno music and sart scenes. It is really something special and you should check it out.
Also on the show this week is Reno City Councilman and Sparks-core native, Dave Aiazzi. Dave is a really good friend of Nick’s and a big supporter of our simmering arts scene here in Reno. He also knows how to take a joke
(Thanks in advance for not getting a cease and desist on the picture, Dave). Irma Geddon jumps into the fray with some insightful questions about how people can get things done with the city, what happened to the Occupy Moana thing, and what is up with that airline food? For his part, Dave does not particularly care for the airline chicken plate. I think Dave had something he wanted to talk about, but we all kept badgering him with questions and cutting to the music. It was probably important.
Maybe next time. Ha?
At any rate – Come to MARIANARCHY 2012 at JUB JUB’S THIRST PARLOR! MAY 18 AND 19!!!!
Brrr… It’s time for snow, but I could really use a little spring.
First off, to everyone who came out for the Marianarchy Winter Ball 2011 , we can’t thank you enough. It was a great turnout and a great show. More on that during the podcast.
December is here and it’s time for birthdays and holidays and time with the family and not quite having enought time or money to have fun but for some reason we generally have great memories of it and can’t wait to do it again even though last year we said it was the last time we did this nonsense. *gasp* However, it does mean that we are going to take a little break. This is the second to last show of the year for us – the next should be out the week before Christmas, so stay tuned!
Jonie Blinman and Kristin Pitman were
tricked into happy to come on the show with us this week. If you don’t know who Jonie is, you should – she has been a vital part of the Reno music scene in the past decade, including founding Songwriters in the Round (SITR). Kristin is no slouch either, a talented violinist and guitarer in her own right. She’s also a baker!
They left our fair city at the end of last year to cut their teeth on NYC. But the Biggest Little Black Hole in the Universe dragged them back, however willingly. They regale us with some stories, some tragic, some funny, some bizzare – but nothing that kept them there. We laughed, we gasped, we almost cried. We’re happy to have them back and hang out on our show!
Enjoy your prelude to the holidays; as I always say, don’t get so high that you can’t understand the anti-drug commercial.
And thanks for listening!