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Knocked Down! – S9 E16
Hello! Welcome to this week’s Worst Little Podcast! We’re stoked AF to welcome first timers to the show, skate punks Knocked Down! They brought some high energy tunes and some hilarious quiz answers. Kim was MIA due to a party injury, so Rick, Rory, and Nick had to pick up the slack. We learn a ton about the dudes in the band and hear some rad tunes, including some brand new songs from their upcoming full length album. This is punk rock, folks. Press play!
Knocked Down is Chris Whaley (guitar/vocals) and Tony Heckerman (drums formerly of Melvin Makes Machineguns). Find them on Facebook, Instagram, and at their website for tour dates and more. We’ll keep our eyes on the band and let you know when they’re playing around these parts too! Thanks to Chris and Tony for being on the show and for supporting our shenanigans. Y’all were great!
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Go support your scene. Here are Kim’s picks this week:
Thursday – Check out our friends Outlaw Kindred for The Hopback Sessions at Great Basin Brewery in Sparks. They’re gonna play a 3 hour set! Don’t miss it. Family Friendly. 7PM No Cover
Friday – Get Out (Sac), Lost Idea, Heterophobia, Impurities at Drophouse. Message for address. 8PM
Saturday – The Flesh Hammers with Vague Choir on the cellar stage at Alturas Bar. This is the Flesh Hammers first show in two years! Don’t miss it. 21+ 8PM $5
Sunday – Get out of town to support the Sacramento Punk Rock Flea Market featuring several Reno bands including Donkey Jaw, BLUNDERBUSST, and Los Pistoleros! All ages. Noon to 10PM. Full lineup on the event page. $3
Beyond – Wednesday, July 3rd kicks off the always epic DEBAUCH-a-ReNO featuring The Dickies & the Spits! Click through for more details including a full schedule and lineup!
Next Thursday, July 4th get ready for the barn burner that will be our good pal Spike McGuire’s album release and Loud as Folk! This month features our favorites Gina Rose and Cowboy Indian! 21+ 8PM $5 suggested donation to Art Spot Reno.
We’re back next week with Spencer Eldridge’s new project, Just IN-Beaver and The Rhino will be here talking about his Golden Gate Project! See you soon. Thanks for listening!
Riptide Bandits – Never Forget – S7 E27
Hello and welcome to the Worst Little Podcast!
The-Worst-Little-Podcast-2017-9-11 – S7 E27 Download Link
Thankfully we’re not burning and we’re not flooding! Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the recent natural disasters. We love you. This week we’re joined by JUST Rory and Rick because they told me not to come in. It’s okay because I really *was* scissoring the drummer from SWIGS. You guys were all spot on. ANYWAY! Y’all are in for some great instrumental surf punk, some talk about old naked Satanists, and jokes about me (Kadillac Kim, in case you’re not following along) hooking up with our podcast guests! We even have new interns to make fun of! Don’t worry guys, you too can be like me with enough ambition and a vagina… oh wait. As fun as it is to talk about incest and Satanism, we actually have a band here, so let’s get into some music.
Riptide Bandits have been around for a “really long time”, according to band members. They are so legendary they don’t even need to know when they formed. It is as if they always existed. They might be vampires.
Riptide Bandits is Leif, Grouch, Andy, and Jonathan. Keep an eye out for upcoming shows at Headquarters Bar in October then at Marianarchy! You can see Jonathan with his other band, SWIGS, on September 22nd at Alturas on the DL! They join The Habituals for an End of Summer Tiki Party. Let’s make tiki torches great again!
Thanks to Riptide Bandits for coming on our humble podcast. Reno loves you guys!
This weekend in Reno be sure to check out the following mandatory events:
The Ghost Town Rebellion is playing some outlaw Americana at Pignic at 8 p.m. 21+ No cover.
Prince Robot / Some Kind of Nightmare / Evil Ash at Jub Jub’s. 8 p.m. 21+ $5
Books / Sunmonks / John Underwood at Studio on 4th. 21+ 7 p.m.
Get your Rockabilly fix at Polo Lounge with Hot Rod Rebellion. 21+ 9 p.m. No cover
Check out Acoustic Rock: Anchors for Airplanes / Authmentis / Tragedy Spring at West Street Market. All ages. 8 p.m. No cover
You can see John Underwood AGAIN in Virginia City Saturday night at the Canvas Cafe. All ages. 5 p.m. No cover
Go see country punk-rock staples Lucero with Matthew Logan Vasquez at Cargo Concert Hall. I will definitely be there. Come find me. 18+ 7 p.m.$18 adv $23 at the door.
That’s all I’ve got this week. As always, thanks for listening, Reno.