Reno Live Music

Darabello and Bobolobo! – S9 E23

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Welcome back to the Worst Little Podcast! We’re here this week to bring you something completely different! We’ve got solo cellist Darabello in the studio and we’re talking to the gals who organize Bobolobo Fest, an all local music festival happening at Wingfield Park. Press play for some real cool experimental tunes from our new pal Joseph Tatum!

Darabello is a solo project featuring the composition and innovative techniques of cellist, Joseph Tatum. Joseph has been playing cello for a verrrrry long time and it shows. Like his Facebook page to keep tabs on upcoming show dates and his upcoming album releases.

Also here with us are Emily and Sara from Bobolobo Fest. They gave us the lowdown on this brand new fest and announce some exclusive deals for our podcast listeners. Enter code local19 for 15% off tickets. The first 50 kids in attendance get a special goody bag.

Thanks to all our guests for being here! If you like what we do head to our Patreon. For $5 a month you get access to exclusive podcast content. We’re back next week with Buster Blue!

Cell and Xelena – Empress of the Impossible! – S9 E22

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Welcome back to the show! We’re podcasting live from the recent past high above the best little music scene in the world! We’ve got the band Cell here this week along with our good pal Xelena – Empress of the Impossible. PLUS a special guest appearance by our old production assistant, Ian! Warning: shit gets REALLY weird. Press play!

Cell is Darian “Leon” Nielson- Lead Vocals/Rhythm Guitar; Darion “Dariboo” Jordan- Lead Guitar/Backup Vocals; Tyler Smelich-Lead Guitar/Quips between songs; Douglas “Doug-a-Chug” Jordan-Bass; Jonathan Louis- Drums/Percussion, and Vocals. These boys have been around just a few months and have a handful of gigs under their belts. Follow their Facebook to learn about future shows.

Xelena describes herself as a Transtastic Mentalist and Escape Artist. She’s here to promote Sweet and Lethal Burlesque. Their next show is August 21st at the Polo Lounge. Be sure to catch her live doing her signature mind fuckery!

Thanks to all of this week’s guests for spending their Monday night with us. If you like what we do head to our Patreon page. For $5 a month you get access to our exclusive sound check pre-show! Next week we’re back with one man powerhouse Darabello and the gals putting on Bobolobo Fest. Thanks for listening!

Heterophobia – S9 E21

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Hello! Welcome back to Reno’s favorite podcast, as voted by Reno News & Review readers! We appreciate all the votes and we’ll keep working hard to bring you great shows featuring Reno’s vibrant art and music scene. Speaking of, this week we’ve got Heterophobia in the studio with a whole bunch of new to you songs! Press play!

Bread, Alex, and Jace of Heterophobia
Cactus!

Heterophobia is Cactus – Drum things; Bread Loaf (no relation to Meatloaf) – Bass; Alex, the Bald Ball Gazer – Guitar; Jace – Guitar/Vox.

Go like their Facebook and follow all their socials to keep track of album releases and show dates. They’re playing next at Everything Sucks Fest 2019 Day 2 at Shoe Tree Brewing Company in Carson City, at Jub Jub’s with Sarchasm, Slumped, and friend of the show Bat Country (click here for his episode!), followed by their appearance August 31st at Bobolobo Fest at Wingfield park. There’s also a new album coming soon! Thanks to Heterophobia for being here!

Again, big thanks to all of you who voted for us for best Reno podcast. If you like what we do head to our Patreon page and donate to the show. At the $5 level you get exclusive access to our weekly sound check pre-show! We’re back next week with brand new Reno band Cell. Thanks for listening!

Jade Brodie – She Wrote That Last One on a Train – S9 E18

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Hello and welcome back to the Worst Little Podcast! We’re here this week with Winnemucca based singer-songwriter Jade Brodie. We’ve got a ton of train songs this week. We love train songs! Press play!

Jade is from California originally but currently resides in Winnemucca working for the railroad. Her work influences her songwriting with many of her songs being about trains. Jade doesn’t have any shows planned in Reno soon but we will keep you updated about future shows! Big thanks to Jade for hanging out with us this week!

Go see some live music this weekend! Here are Kim’s picks:

Thursday – Basha & Gina Rose at Pitch Black Printing. Join our pals and podcast guest at the opening of Pitch Black on 4th st. All ages. 7PM No cover.

Saturday – Lit at Nite Artown: Literary Cabaret and Variety Show hosted by our pal and podcast guest Elisa Garcia! Don’t miss unique and sexy as hell Artown event! 21+ 6PM $5

Beyond – Monday July 22nd see Teenage Bottlerocket, Boss’ Daughter, The Shames in the Jub’s bar room! 21+ 8PM $14 at the door.

Thanks to all our listeners who voted for the Worst Little Podcast for the Reno News & Review’s annual Best of Northern Nevada contest. We appreciate your continued support! Thanks to all our Patreon donors. If you would like to help us create a permanent archive of Northern Nevada’s vibrant art and music scene please head to the Patreon and pledge a couple of bucks. For $5 a month you get access to our exclusive weekly sound check pre-show with special tracks from each week’s guest! We’re back next week with yet another Reno super-group, Dustbowl Salesman, featuring members of the Grimtones and Failure Machine!

JUST IN-Beaver and the Rhino! – S9 E17

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Hello! Happy Independence Day! We’re excited to bring you one of the funniest episodes we’ve recorded in a Dogwater’s age. We are here with JUST IN-Beaver aka Spencer Eldridge. Backing him up is everyone’s good buddy, Lucca G Rhymes, and the Rhino is here too! Press play to hear the hilarious shenanigans of this bunch of exceptional hooligans!

JUST IN-Beaver and Lucca G Rhymes at Dogwater Studios in Reno Nevada for the Worst Little Podcast.
Spencer Eldridge (JUST IN-Beaver) and Lucca G Rhymes

Spencer has been playing as JUST IN-Beaver for about two years. When Spencer isn’t playing with his other band, A Wormhole Could Kill Us All, he keeps audiences laughing nervously while he sings us acoustic songs about boobs and bath salts. Lucca G also plays in A Wormhole Could Kill us All, as well as Reno’s most sexual band, Grimedog. Click through to follow all the bands on Facebook and learn where to see them next!

Also here is the Rhino! He’s been a DJ in Reno since forever and recently he’s parlayed that career into the charity work he is here talking with us about this week. If you’re not caught up, Rhino has been working on bringing his Golden Gate art car and Silent Disco to sick kids everywhere by touring to children’s hospitals. The Rhino is for the children, y’all. We’re happy to get the word out about his art car land speed record and fundraising activities for this amazing project. We will keep our listeners updated about future events!

The Rhino at Dogwater Studios for the Worst Little Podcast in Reno NV.
DJ the Rhino here with his Golden Gate Bridge project

Golden Gate Art Car

Also! Kim wasn’t faking it last week when she called in injured! Here’s proof!

Kadillac Kim’s punk rock battle scars. See, I wasn’t faking it!

Thanks to all our guests for the ridiculous time. Get out and see some shows this week, Reno!

Be sure to check out everyone’s favorite monthly folk showcase, Loud as Folk this 4th of July Thursday! It’s our pal Spike McGuire’s album release party. See Cowboy Indian and Gina Rose open, too! 21+ 8PM No cover!

Friday – Pink Awful & Só Sol at The Loving Cup! 21+ 8PM $5

Saturday – Heterophobia! Rem Ved! Kelly McLeod! Blue Envy! at the Holland Project. All Ages 8PM $5-10 PWYC

Sunday – Fang / Mob Rule / Viva Revenge at Shea’s! 21+ 8PM $10/12

We hope you all have a safe and lovely 4th of July weekend. Don’t forget to head to the Reno News and Review to vote for us for best podcast! We appreciate all your votes and support! We’re off next week but back the week after that with newcomer Jade Brodie! Thanks for listening!

BASHA! – S9 E11

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Hello! We’re back this week with the excellent, hilarious, and damn entertaining Reno band BASHA! We’ve been looking forward to having them in the studio for ages and they’re finally here! They played us a mess of songs including a RAD Against Me! cover, Rick gives dating advice, and Holly taught us scary German words. Press play!

BASHA is two sisters, Holly and Amber on guitar and vocals, Ben on bass, and Arlis on drums. Catch them next at Holland Project on June 1st, with awakebutstillinbed, Pity Party, and nocapitalsnospaces, then at their summer tour kick-off show at Pignic with Tommy & the Tongues! Thanks so much to the band for hanging with us this week!

While you’re waiting to see BASHA next, check out some shows this weekend! Take your mom!

Friday – Shark In The Water with Ostracized and The Scattering Luau Party at Alturas bar! 21+ 8:30PM $8

Jake Houston, An American Forrest, Margo Cilker at The Loving Cup! GO SEE THIS ONE. Margo Cilker is an awesome singer-songwriter from San Francisco and is one gal you should not miss! 21+ 9PM no cover!

Saturday – Go see our pals Josiah Knight and Spike McGuire at the Taste if Chicago Beer Garden Grand Opening with Spike & Josiah! 21+ 8PM No cover!

It’s here! Go see DRINK-182: Red Jumpsuit Apparatus at the Bluebird. It’s Reno’s best emo night, this time with an awesome touring act. Get your ticket ASAP! 21+ 8PM $25

Beyond – Marianarchy 2019 a Benefit for Shelby Paxton May 17th and 18th at Jub Jub’s! Check out the event link for the lineup. It’s gonna be a rad party!

Be sure to head to our Patreon if you like what we do! Big thanks to all our donors for helping us do what we do! And thanks to our newest supporter, Mikie Shame! We’re back next week for our 350th episode with Blue Envy! Thanks for listening!

The ATOMIKS! – S9 E10

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Hello and welcome to this special episode of the Worst Little Podcast featuring the elusive Atomiks! All the hosts are in the studio and we have a special birthday guest! We drank a couple of cases of beer, polished off the whiskey, and had a damn good time doing it. It’s about time the Reverend George blessed the studio! Press play!


The Atomiks at the Saint! Ben – Drums; Luke – Bass/Vocals; George – Guitar/Vocals
Luke and Rory!
George

The Atomiks played their last show at the Reno Punk Rock Flea Market. We’ll keep an eye out for upcoming shows and we will update our listeners with all things Atomiks related! Big thanks to George, Luke, and Ben for being on the show this week. We’re big fans.

And Happy birthday to Chewie’s lovely wife Christina! The Atomiks are her favorite band!

Happy birthday Christina!

Definitely get off your ass and see some shows this weekend:

Friday – Check out this house show featuring multiple previous guests of the show! Sparkle Carpet/Loud In The Morning/Rachbot/So Sol/Tearle/Hector. Ask a punk for the address. 6PM

Leftmore w/ Lucas Paul, Reverend Hylton and Jonny Rolling at Alturas. 21+ 8PM No cover.

Saturday – Pinata Bash – Free Concert at Revision Brewing Company in Sparks featuring our pals Silver! 21+6PM No cover.

Sunday – RMP Songwriter’s Open Mic hosted by Todd South at West St. Market. 5PM All ages.

Beyond – May 11th our buddy and next weeks guest Kyle Cambpell is bringing you Reno’s first and best EMO night, DRINK-182: Red Jumpsuit Apparatus. Get your tickets ASAP. These shows sell out! 8PM 21+ $20

Marianarchy is coming up May 17th and 18th. Check out the lineup here. We will have a Facebook event up soon!

Day 1 schedule:
5/17 6pm to 1am

11:30pm Reno, We Have A Problem
10:45 Vague Choir
10pm Heterophobia
9:15 Flood Fire Death Drought
8:30 Moons of Vega
7:45 Todd Ballowe
7:15 Matthew Howlett
6:45 Doyle Wayne Stewart
6:15 Nick Ramirez

DAY 2 schedule
5/18 3pm to 1am

11 pm @Ozymandias
10:30 Condemned Existence
9:45 @Dysfunctional
9pm The Shames
8:15 Grimedog
7:30 One Ton Dually
6:45 XxX (SF)
6pm Wily Savage (LA)
5:15 Ummm Jr
4:30 Johnny Bailey
4pm Zack Ryan
3:30 Tom Plunkett
3pm Princess Bombs

Thanks for listening! If you like what we do head to our Patreon to donate to Rick! He puts a lot of work into the show for FREE, so if you could help him out please do. If you donate $5 or more per month you get access to exclusive content in the form of an EXTRA show every week! We’re back next week with the amazing band BASHA!

A Wormhole Could Kill Us All/Luke Westberg! – S9 E9

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HELLO! Welcome back to the Worst Little Podcast. This week we’ve got new surf-rock band A Wormhole Could Kill Us All, featuring a member of Grimedog, a member of Delmar, an X-Pistolero, and a drummer who is not from around here! Also joining us is the hilarious singing comic Luke Westberg! It’s one hell of a fun time. Press play!

A Wormhole Could Kill Us All is Billy – Drums; Luke – Bass; Spencer – Rhythm guitar; Matt – Lead guitar

Luke Westberg

Luke performs at Reno Improv, 695 Willow street, Reno, this Friday! Check out Dead Panda Comedy Night #3 8PM $10. Next month they have four more shows, so go like the Reno Improv page to stay updated.

Check out some shows this weekend.

Friday – Catch Boss’ Daughter, Beer Ca, the John Dough Boys open for Mad Caddies at the Virginia Street Brewhouse. 8PM 21+ $20

Saturday – Poker Run w/ Black Label Bike Club featuring locals One Ton Dually, the Shames, and the Grimtones. 11AM $5

Thanks for listening! We’re back next week with the ATOMIKS! Can’t wait!

Rivers of Nehi – Jared Klein and Cris Portugal Talk Metal – S9 E8

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Hello! Welcome back to the Worst Little Podcast. We took last week off but we’re back this week with a bang. We’ve got Jared Klein and Cris Portugal here to share “some stuff they do”. They’ve been playing and whoring around Reno (according to them ;p) since forever and we’re stoked AF to have them here! They’re sharing their music from their projects, including Rivers of Nihil, Enslave the Creation, Arkaik, and Claymore. There’s some great metal tunes on this week’s podcast. Press play!

Jared Klein currently plays drums for Rivers of Nihil and you can see Cris Portugal play with Arkaik and Claymore. Thanks to Jared and Cris for being on the show this week and sharing your music. We will keep our eyes open for upcoming shows!

Head to some shows this weekend! Here are Kim’s picks:

Thursday – Ozymandias/AL1CE/Kelly Proud at Shea’s. Come celebrate Kadillac Kim’s birthday and see a couple of our favorite Reno performers and former podcast guests! 9PM 21+ $6

Friday – Micah Schnabel & Vanessa Jean Speckman: Music & Pop Up Art House Show. 8PM All ages $15

Saturday – Wily Savage & Schizopolitans at Pignic! See both these former guests of the show for Pignic’s 4/20 party. 9PM 21+ no cover

Beyond – Don’t miss The Messthetics (Fugazi) with Bryan McPherson and Pink Awful on April 24th at Jub Jub’s! 8PM 21+ only $12!

Mad Caddies with local fav’s Boss’ Daughter, Beer Can, and the John Dough Boys at the Virginia Street Brewhouse April 26th! 8PM 21+ $17/20 Contact the bands for tickets ASAP!

We’re gearing up for Marianarchy happening May 17th and 18th. Listen to the show for updates! We’ll be sharing the lineup very soon!

It was a great show, thanks for listening! We’re back next week with newcomers A Wormhole Could Kill Us All!

Krystal McMullen – The Promised Land – S9 E6

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Welcome to the last installment of our Women’s March shows! Nick and Rory are on vacation and Chewy is in the desert, so it’s just Kim and Rick this week! We’ve got a couple of special guest hosts, Melanie (she’s back!), Drew from the the UNR journalism program, and Lain, here talking about her KWNK show. Our musical guest this week is singer-songwriter Krystal McMullen! Press play for family secrets, lots of “your mom” jokes, even more bad Tinder date stories and sooooo many laughs!

Krystal McMullen

It’s Krystal’s first time on the podcast! She’s been playing in Reno and Tahoe for the last 6 years, most recently at Ceol and Rue Burbon. Look for her at the Loud As Folk 8 year anniversary, April 4th through the 7th at Pignic! She’s also recently helped out at Kid Rocker camp, a K-12 music camp, run by our pal Lucas Paul of Reno band Cowboy Indian. Check them out. They’re doing good work.

Lain Snyder, host of Socks With Sandals on KWNK

Lain Snyder is the host of Socks with Sandals on 97.7 KWNK. Tune in to hear her hand picked songs! Click through to support your non-profit, commercial free community radio station for only $5 a month!

Thanks to all our guests and hosts this week, and special thanks to my right hand gal, Melanie! We loved having you all on the podcast and can’t wait to have you on again. We’ll be keeping up with Krystal so we can let you all know about upcoming shows.

Check out some cool shows and events happening in Reno this week:

Friday – Between the Lyrics a Celebration of 90s Hip Hop at Holland. It’s the 3rd annual hip-hop art exhibit and fundraiser! 6PM All ages $5

Acid Mothers Temple, Elephant Rifle, Yamantaka//Sonic Titan at Jub Jub’s. 8PM 21+ $15

Machine Gun Vendetta/Acid Teeth/Donkey Jaw/Murderock at Shea’s. 8PM 21+ $5

Saturday – Beetlejuice’s Dirty 30+1, He’s Turning 31 at Pignic! There will be showings of the movie on the deck all night! Costumes encouraged. 7PM 21+ No cover!

Beyond – As mentioned earlier we’re coming up on the Loud As Folk 8 year anniversary at Pignic! Click the link for more details and the full lineup. LAF never disappoints!

It has been a great month of shows and we sincerely thank you for listening! Next week we’ve got our old pals Wily Savage. Don’t forget to head to our Patreon if you’d like to contribute to and support the work we do here at the Worst Little Podcast.