A very entertaining show is on deck for you this week. We welcome back the always entertaining Baldo Bobadilla (Drinking With Clowns/OffBeat Fest/FutureKind) and the benchmark of Reno style and fashion, Ed Adkins (Crawl Reno/Reno Zombie Crawl). As always, the conversation ranged far and wide – serial killers and vaccines and philanthropy and other drugs and poop and stuff. Totally normal show.
Never to let a good joke get in the way of music, we do also play a number of tracks from Drinking With Clowns, including a brand new song, “Reno 24/7”, featuring a number of Latinx artists from the Reno/Sparks area. It’s pretty much a love letter to Reno and hella rad. The conversation also veers into the realm of languages, barriers, access, and the importance of being multilingual.
Please check out the OffBeat Fest in the first weekend of October and The Reno Zombie Crawl later in the month. As always, if you like what we are doing and want to support us or hear more exclusive songs, please visit our Patreon page and sign up to be a sponsor and keep up with local music with the Worst Little Weekend and Weekday Grids at our Instagram page.
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Welcome to the spookiest little podcast in all the land. For your listening horror this week, we have Reno metal band, Murderock! Listen up for LOTS of talk about murder, sex robots, and some exclusive new music from our band. Let’s do this!
Murderock comes from the Nevada wastelands to destroy everything you love! Neat! They are: Freddie Ferox (vox), Franky Ferox (guitar), Temporary Brian(bass), Zachy Ferox (drums), Sammi Ferox (shotgun)
Murderock has been busy this year slaying crowds and burying the bodies. Check them out at Offbeat Festival this weekend at Studio on 4th and next on December 7th at Shea’s with alt-metal band from LA, KrashKarma.
This week is HUGE for music in Reno. Thursday through Saturday is Offbeat Festival, a city wide music showcase featuring 103 bands! That’s a whole lot of live music. I’ll try not to leave anything out, but click here for the full Offbeat schedule and get your wristbands now. Check out all of the things and report back!
Thursday – Hellbound Glory is playing the opening night of Offbeat Fest. It’s going to be a packed house. Come get your writstbands and see some great outlaw country at The Saint! Details and tickets for Offbeat here! 21+ 7 p.m.
Reno staple Loud As Folk is back at Pignic featuring Britt Straw and Mason Frye. Get your local folk on and drink some $4 Lagunitas beer while you’re there. 21+ $5 suggested donation.
Friday – Head to Shea’s Friday night for the SWIGS album release party. Get your surf-punk on with SWIGS, Apache, Bloody Waters, and Pink Awful. 21+ 8 p.m. Free with your Offbeat wristband $10 without.
Also Friday catch podcast host Nick Ramirez with his band Roxxy Collie at Third Street Bar, along with Tag Along Friend, Youngblood, and Kelli Schaefer. Click here for details and set times. 21+ 8 p.m. Free with wristband, $10 at the door.
Saturday – More Offbeat madness is happening city wide. You have lots of choices to make Saturday night, but one of them should be to see Cave Clove (SF) at your second favorite Irish watering hole, Ceol. Cave Clove is the side project of Travis Hayes guitarist, Brent Curriden. 8 p.m. 21+
The Saint is hosting local favorites Silver during Saturday Night’s Music Showcase! Also featured is Marty O’Reilly and the Old Soul Orchestra, The Seshen, and Royal Jelly Jive! 21+ 8 p.m. Free with wristband. Cover at the door.
As if you weren’t already conflicted about Saturday night (god knows I am), the SNAFU Family Showcase and $1 Beer Festival is happening at Pignic from 4 p.m. on. Check out Failure Machine, Shotgun Sawyer, and more! 21+ Free with wristband $5 at the door.
If I make it through this weekend I will talk to ya’ll on Monday, when we welcome Reno based singer-songwriter Liam Kyle Cahill to the podcast. However, there are serious doubts about my ability to survive this years Offbeat. Wish my liver luck.
For all of us at the Worst Little Podcast, life is short and we love you. See you out there and thanks for listening.
And away we go!
The Worst Little Podcast – S5 E32 – Download Link
Despite playing actively in Reno the entire time we have
not been broadcasting, Last to Leave is a whole new side of the scene that the podcast has missed. Skye Evans and Ken Shepherd join us and play some jaw-droppingly awesome music this week. The music is complex and full-bodied, toe-tapping and fun; the lyrics are achingly depressing – even on the ‘happy’ songs. Skye Evans (founder of the band and literally the last to leave Last to Leave) is graduating shortly and will be leaving Reno for northern climes. Bittersweet it is, to see him go, but we wish him well in the future!
Ken Shepherd on the other hand can’t get out of Reno if he tried. Shepard is currently still the bassist for The Whitebulbs and also Busking by Moonlight, a fantastic new indie blues act that you’ll be able to catch at the upcoming OffBeat Festival – this very weekend! You’ll be able to catch Last to Leave’s FINAL PERFORMANCE (that may or may not be true) at the Holland Project on November 17th.
We are all really excited about the OffBeat Festival. If you haven’t heard by now, click the link and listen on the show – this event will be insanely awesome. In order to make it so, legendary Phat Couch will be playing at Jub Jub’s on Friday night, along with Nick Ramirez, Forrest Day, Plastic Caves and Los Pistoleros! And all of this madness will be hosted by the Rev! And that’s just ONE SHOW on ONE NIGHT! This is a 4-day festival with 90+ bands in 13+ venues. We are lucky enough to have Steve Foht, singer for Phat Couch and longtime friend of Nicky visit us on the show. Though currently thriving in Peru, IN as the owner of Boondocks Food & Spirits, Fot was once one of the giants of the Reno music scene, way back in the nineteen-nineties! It’s a pleasure to have him on and will be great to rock out this weekend.
Anyway, get the details in the link or on the show. I’ll see you there.
Thanks for Listening.
It’s a little wacky this week, all over.
The Worst Little Podcast – S5 E31 – Download link
The metal machinists, Resistance, are in the studio this week. Young dudes with a heavy sound that truly turns some of us around on this whole metal thing. Kenner Casteel-Snider (Vocals), Levi Bower (Drums), Cody Sprague (Guitar), Eric Terry (Guitar) and Elijah Frandsen (Bass) are the crew of Resistance. They’ve been playing with a lot of great acts in town over the last couple of years and are building a solid following. They also like dick jokes. and gay jokes. Lots and lots of dick up in here this week.
We take a call at the top of the show to chat with Alon Burton of our favorite local boys in the big city heroes, Merkin! Merkin is coming back to Reno fot a two night limited engagement during the OffBeat Festival, happening all over Reno Nov 5-8. This is an amazing event with 13 venues and dozens of acts, local and regional. Your favorite local bands and performers will be out in force rocking hard until late late night. If you haven’t already purchased your all-access wristbands, you will want to ASAP. You really don’t want to miss it.
It’s going to be an exciting Halloween weekend in Reno this year. Lots of great shows all weekend! Have fun and don’t do anything we wouldn’t…. nevermind, scratch that. Have fun!
And thanks for Listening!