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The What Podcast

The What Podcast

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The What Podcast is a weekly podcast by two veterans of the entertainment media universe with a passion for live music and music festivals. They came together over a love of Bonnaroo and found out pretty quickly that they are not alone. In fact, since launching four years ago, they found kindred spirits all over the world who also love the vibe found only at music festivals. Each week they share their own stories and opinions, but they also dig deeper and talk to the musicians and industry insiders who make the magic happen.
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Sergio Vega of Deftones Joins The What Podcast
This week, Brad and Barry are joined by Sergio Vega, bassist of Deftones and Quicksand. They discuss Vega's beginnings in the post-hardcore band Quicksand and joining Deftones in the wake of Chi Cheng's tragic passing. Vega also dives deep into his own songwriting in addition to offering some insight into Deftones' own recording process. To close the interview, Vega shares his thoughts on returning to the road with Deftones in a post-pandemic world, which includes an appearance at Bonnaroo.
49:07
May 5, 2021
The What Podcast Joins Consequence Podcast Network
If you believe there are Consequences for our actions, this should be good news. Brad and Barry are super excited to announce that The What Podcast is now part of the Consequence universe of podcasts. Plus, we debut our brand new theme song, which comes courtesy of *repeat repeat.
30:25
April 28, 2021
Lineup Day!
For Bonnaroovians like Brad and Barry, lineup day is like every holiday rolled into one. It officially dropped today and we got an early look. Actually, we all did, but more on that later. Find out what our can't miss shows are, as well as what we think are this year's sleeper acts. Plus, we discuss some of the new upgrades to The Farm, including Jamtrack.
59:14
March 31, 2021
Dominoes Falling?
It's been a busy week, so after months of informed speculation and educated guesses, Barry and Brad discuss some actual news regarding Bonnaroo and "The Farm", and share some "news" about another key player in the festival world.
32:16
March 17, 2021
Booking Agents
Over the years we've interviewed artists, venue owners, management, and more…but never the people who actually put artists on the road and on the stage. Today, Brad and Barry talk with Ali Hedrick and and John Bongiorno of Arrival Artists break down how booking works in a normal year and during a pandemic. This is a fascinating peek behind the curtain into what goes into the booking process, and we find out what we were wrong about in the past. Also, Brad teases a little bit of news coming that's going to make big waves in the festival world. Find out what that could mean for Bonnaroo in September and hear what John and Ali have to say about the likelihood of us returning to The Farm this year.
01:23:12
March 6, 2021
It’s Time to Talk About Bonnaroo 2021
New year, new season! Brad and Barry return to discuss Bonnaroo 2021: the feasibility and logistics of the festival returning in September. Brad drops some hints about which headliners he thinks will not be on the lineup, and who he thinks will be. Also, we announce the new merch shop! Head over to shop.thewhatpodcast.com and check out our shirts, koozie, and stickers for sale if you missed out on last year's Patreon rewards. Speaking of Patreon, we have all new tiers with all new merch this year to announce soon. Stay tuned for more from Season 4 of The What Podcast! Photo Credit: David Bruce/iambonnaroo
44:48
February 10, 2021
Briston Maroney
This week, we get to catch up and find out what Brad, Barry, and Lord Taco have been up to for the past few months. Briston Maroney, one of our 2020 Bonnaroulette picks drops in for a chat. Find out why his parents didn't want him to go to Bonnaroo at first. Also, Lord Taco introduces the Roo Gaming Crew! Visit https://thewhat.co/roogamingcrew if you'd like to donate or watch.
01:04:41
December 10, 2020
Hoop 'N Hollerin' – A Recap of Bonnaroo News
Which Virtual ROO-ALITY shows lit you up last month? We talk about our favorites and recap some of the recent Bonnaroo news, including the passing of Manchester Mayor Lonnie Norman and the festival's date change to September 2021.
01:05:51
October 19, 2020
Virtual ROO-ALITY Weekend with Jeff Cuellar of AC Entertainment
We kick off Virtual ROO-ALITY weekend with Jeff Cuellar, VP of Strategic Partnerships at AC Entertainment. Jeff talks in length about the shift Bonnaroo had to make to a virtual festival, and what challenges they face as they prepare for 2021. Also: we press Jeff about two beloved icons that could return to The Farm next year.
58:39
September 22, 2020
Hamms Crossover with RooHamm and Roo Bus!
Introducing the ultimate in Bonnaroo podcast collaborations! We team up with Parker and Jake from RooHamm and Daniel and Sharla from the Roo Bus for an epic conversation about Bonnaroo, music, and of course Hamms beer with a live tasting. Will Lord Taco give up PBR for Hamms? Listen and find out!
01:14:54
September 16, 2020
Bonnaroo Fantasy Draft
Brad, Barry, and Russ draft their Top 5 Bonnaroo artists in the first ever What Podcast Fantasy Draft. And we'd like you to pick the best one! Vote in our poll over at @thewhat_podcast on Twitter. Plus, we talk to Patreon Phil!
01:05:16
September 10, 2020
I Am Bonnaroo – The Work of David Bruce
Today we meet the man behind the iconic film project I Am Bonnaroo. David Bruce is a true Bonnaroovian and a talented photographer, who has been capturing the people of Bonnaroo for ten years. You've no doubt seen his work, now hear how it all started with a road trip 1,000 miles to Manchester in the car with a complete stranger. Plus, we discuss what music we're listening to during quarantine and who we think would make good additions to the lineup for 2021.
01:05:55
August 31, 2020
Mitch Ryder
In a very special episode of The What Podcast, Brad and Barry sit down with rock-and-roll and blues legend Mitch Ryder. Not only has Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels played Itchycoo, he was the last person to perform with Otis Redding.
01:02:35
August 25, 2020
Leaked: A New Song by *repeat repeat
In a first for The What Podcast, we actually leak a brand new song from our friends *repeat repeat. Jared Corder joins Brad, Barry, and Lord Taco to talk about the world premiere of "Wind in My Sail".
59:50
August 9, 2020
Bonnaroo 2021 or 2022?
Patreon Bill joins Brad and Barry to share his tales of driving 17 hours to Manchester and then waiting in line another 11 to get in. And, he still fell in love with Bonnaroo. Plus, we share some scary news about the future.
01:12:08
July 27, 2020
The End of Season 3
Listeners of The What Podcast should not be surprised Bonnaroo 2020 was cancelled. We Brad, Barry and Lord Taco put the wraps on this season and reflect on the news and predictions we brought you. Were we correct? What does the future hold for Bonnaroo and live music in general? Season 3 may be over but The What Podcast is still going strong. We hope to bring you some more interviews and breaking news just as we always have. But for now, it's time to pay our respects to 2020, the Bonnaroo that never was.
01:03:17
June 29, 2020
Speakeasy-Roo with Roo Bus and Special Guests
In a special impromptu crossover episode of The What Podcast and Story Time at the Roo Bus, we bring you details on a special Speakeasy-style Bonnaroo live from Winchester, TN. There's just one problem…Brad and Barry aren't here. Instead, we are joined by some very special guests: Daniel from The Roo Bus, Lindsey and Celia from Roo Fitness, Kyle the Bonnaroovian, and David from the I Am Bonnaroo film project. We talk about some of our all-time favorite Bonnaroo moments and what we would have looked forward to seeing this year, had we been on The Farm. Also included are some voicemails left by you guys on our What Podcast Virtual Mailbox. We hope this brings you a little bit of Bonnaroo in June when we would otherwise be hanging out together. Special thanks to Lindsey from Roo Fitness and Daniel from Roo Bus for putting together this small, but enjoyable weekend! Also thanks to Lee Gibson, Seeds?, and DJ Snow for the live entertainment.
33:38
June 23, 2020
Virtual Camp Nutbutter Part 3
In our final installment of Virtual Camp Nutbutter, Brad, Barry, and Russ are joined by some of our long-time campmates: Hillary, Nicky T, Bryan Stone, Dinson, and Chrissy! We reminisce about Bonnaroos past and imagine what this past weekend would have been like, had we all been together for this year's festival.
01:24:06
June 19, 2020
EmiSunshine
In a first for The What Podcast, Barry talks to an artist not on the Bonnaroo lineup. EmiSunshine is a young up-and-coming star in the country music scene, although her musical style isn't contained by the genre and her songwriting ranges across all subjects. Her newest work is called "Stars", in collaboration with Bootsy Collins (yes THAT Bootsy Collins) and other legendary artists. We hope you enjoy this little detour from Bonnaroo and check out this fun interview with Brad and Barry. EmiSunshine is set to perform this Friday at Songbirds South in Chattanooga.
33:16
June 16, 2020
Virtual Camp Nutbutter Part 2: Repeat Repeat
Virtual Camp Nutbutter continues with some of our most favorite people in the world: *repeat repeat! Jared and Kristyn have now joined us for every season of The What Podcast, and they happened to be our first podcast guests back at Camp Nutbutter in 2018.
58:54
June 12, 2020
Virtual Camp Nutbutter Part 1: Jim Burruss
We're sad we aren't on The Farm today, and you are too. Instead, we bring you a series of virtual Camp Nutbutter experiences with some special guests! Today, we are speaking with Jim Burruss from Columbia Records. Stay tuned for more coming soon!
44:44
June 12, 2020
Bonnaroo Day
It’s Bonnaroo Day...or at least, it should be. We reflect on what would have been our arrival on The Farm today, and also speculate about Bonnaroo’s apparent silence on social media lately. What could it mean? Brad and Barry take a look at some other festival cancellations and how they could affect a September Bonnaroo. Stay positive and remember that we will be reunited back in Manchester soon.
43:55
June 10, 2020
Force Majeure
Unless you are a lawyer, the term might not meant much to you as a music fan or artist before, but it will from now on. Today we have a fascinating conversation with Jeff Becker, an entertainment and media lawyer with an impressive roster of clients in the music industry. You will learn a lot from this interview! Also, just how pessimistic is Brad?
01:09:51
May 11, 2020
Exit/Out – The State of Live Music Venues
We switch gears this week and talk with Chris Cobb, owner of the Exit/In music venue in Nashville, TN, OG Nutbutter Campmate, and precinct captain of the newly formed National Independent Venue Association. NIVA was formed to help preserve the ecosystem of independent venues across the country while they are force to close throughout the pandemic. Chris shared some eye-opening insights about the state of live music and told us what he thought it would take for a large festival like Bonnaroo to resume. Also: has Brad found the perfect festival food?
01:12:21
May 4, 2020
Larkin Poe
This week on The What Podcast, Barry talks with Larkin Poe and their (hopeful) return to Bonnaroo this year. Is Septemberoo still likely to happen? What shows are we binge watching while staying at home? We also talk with our friend and What Podcast Patron David from Ohio.
01:20:13
April 28, 2020
EOB In the House
Brad and Barry talk new music, vinyl and festivals with Ed O’Brien from Radiohead and Jesse and Melanie from the Rust and Wax record shop at The What Podcast. (We promise it's Ed O'Brien in the video)
01:09:22
April 21, 2020
Paradise Lost
Brad and Barry are joined by Lord Taco and What Podcast Patreon Frank to talk about Bonnaroo and the pandemic, but also the loss of the legendary John Prine.
01:12:36
April 12, 2020
Bonnaroulette Part 2 and a COVID-19 Update
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This week, we bring you Part 2 of our Bonnaroulette series where we spin the wheel and listen to a random artist from the lineup. But first, a discussion on the latest news surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak and how it affects the 2020 festival season, including Bonnaroo.
01:42:43
March 22, 2020
COVID-19: What’s Next
It's the episode we didn't want to make, but felt like it needs to be talked about. The Coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19, is taking out festivals left and right. What's next? What does it mean for Bonnaroo? We don't know either. But, we feel better about it being together.
48:05
March 15, 2020
Bonnaroulette Part 1
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Staying away from the conspiracy theories and worry for a couple of weeks until it calms down, we dive into the lineup with part 1 of Bonnaroulette! Brad and Barry spin the “wheel” and see where it lands for 2020. Who will they discover this year?
55:20
March 8, 2020
Bonnaroo Sells Out: Ken Weinstein
This is not a regularly scheduled episode, but with the recent news about the festival selling out, we had to get Ken Weinstein from Big Hassle Media on the phone and talk about it. Please keep in mind, this is not the best audio quality, but we were limited with time and other factors. Regardless, we think you'll enjoy listening and Ken even breaks a little scheduling news as well.
46:36
March 3, 2020
Traveling to Bonnaroo: A Patreon Chat
How far do you travel to get to Bonnaroo? This week, Brad and Barry talk with two Patreon supporters to hear how they make traveling across country work. We also swap Bonnaroo stories and hear about what the festival means to them, and who they are excited about this year on The Farm. Thank you Timothy and Liesl for supporting The What Podcast on Patreon!
01:31:19
February 23, 2020
Moon River
It's our first Patreon chat! Barry and Brad talk with Roo fan Aaron from Orlando and Moon River co-founder Drew Holcomb as well as Brad from AC Entertainment.
01:09:16
February 18, 2020
Electric: Booking The Other/Plazas
What is "Future Bass"? How are the Plazas curated? Brad and Barry talk with Bobby and Sophie from C3 Presents and get an education on EDM, and learn about the evolution of the campground plazas in the last few years.
01:09:06
February 7, 2020
Lizzo
Brad and Barry discuss all things Lizzo and we have an added bonus with Brad's interview with the rising superstar back in May.
53:08
January 30, 2020
Lineup Behind the Scenes: Part 2
Part 2 of our interview with Ted, Steve, and Bryan at AC Entertainment in Knoxville, TN. This was a fascinating look into the world of festival booking and how the entire lineup is curated and comes together.
01:01:21
January 26, 2020
Lineup Behind The Scenes: Part 1
Brad and Barry leave the friendly confines of The What Podcast’s worldwide headquarters and travel to Knoxville to talk directly with Ted, Steve and Bryan at AC Entertainment about how they book the Bonnaroo lineup.
01:11:57
January 21, 2020
Lineup Day
The Bonnaroo 2020 lineup is finally here! Brad and Barry (with special guest Bryan Stone) go line by line with you and share their thoughts. There's lots to go over here and even some stuff we missed, which will be coming out in future episodes.
58:27
January 7, 2020
Holiday Leftovers
This week, Brad and Barry tackle a whole plate of Bonnaroo leftovers, including the Bonnaroo vets we've lost along the way, big news about the podcast, and an in-depth discussion about Lizzo as the first female headliner at Bonnaroo as we get closer to lineup day. Thanks to The Moxy Downtown Chattanooga for another live episode of The What Podcast! #atthemoxy
54:50
December 20, 2019
2020 Changes
In a special pop-up show - Brad and Barry dissect some of the changes announced for the farm in 2020.  Plus, the guys dig into some of the rumors floating around since the possible leak of headliners on Inforoo.  Drop us a comment if ya like - giving away tickets for the weekend soon! 
50:59
November 20, 2019
Roo Bus Crossover
Today we bring you a very special episode of The What Podcast, with our good friends Daniel, Sharla, Brooklin, and Chelsey from The Roo Bus! They made the trip to Chattanooga from Huntsville so they could sit down with us and record an episode. Along with special guests Bryan Stone of StoneOnAir and Kevin and Mitchell from Camp Reddaroo, we talk Roo lineup rumors for 2020, some favorite Bonnaroo memories, and more.
01:22:11
November 10, 2019
2020 Predictions
Brad & Barry are back!  Joining them today to talk Roo 19 / Moon River Festival / Exit 111 and Roo 2020 is Jeff Cuellar from AC Entertainment.  Plus, Brad & Barry make some educated guesses for the 2020 lineup!
01:18:05
October 6, 2019
Roo 2019
This week Brad & Barry review Bonnaroo 2019. Plus, they chat with Bishop Briggs (shortly before Brad destroyed her dressing room) and Quinn XCII. Relive the festival's highs and lows on one of the final episodes of the season.
01:04:05
June 24, 2019
Ken Weinstein
On Sunday, Brad & Barry had the honor to host Ken Weinstein from Big Hassle Media at Camp Nutbutter to chat all things Roo....from the early days and how it got started to what made this year a sell out...and Ken even drops a Cardi B-like "OKURR"....a very special moment in broadcast history.
29:57
June 17, 2019
Live from Camp Nutbutter
Brad and Barry review day the first two days of Bonnaroo 2019, with Bryan Stone of StoneOnAir!
24:19
June 15, 2019
Live from Camp Reddaroo
Brad and Barry join the annual beer exchange with Camp Reddaroo, one of the largest camps in Groop camping. With special guests: Roo Bus, Bonnarovian, Bonnarooster, and more. It's like a live Reddit thread!
45:38
June 15, 2019
Odds and Ends
Last show before Bonnaroo! Brad & Barry tie up some loose ends before the festival and get in deep with Delacey and Patrick Droney...2 shows that have quickly become can't-miss for 2019.
01:03:59
June 9, 2019
Grand Ole Opry-Roo
The show we've been waiting for...The Grand Ole Opry! The highlight of our Thursday will be the magic that comes from the group of artists playing the Grand Ole Opry. This week, Brad & Barry chat with Ketch from Old Crow Medicine Show, who is the mastermind behind this year's show. This is a MUST listen for all Bonnaroovians.
01:01:13
June 2, 2019
Dos & Don’ts
This week Brad & Barry go through the lists of Do's and Don'ts for the festival. After 15 years of Bonnaroos, they have compiled a very long list of advice for the newbie or maybe some ideas for a Roo vet!
01:00:34
May 26, 2019
Brad’s Picks!
Today, we explore Brad's picks for Bonnaroo 2019 and get a special surprise phone call from Deva Mahal as she was announced as a SuperJam performer!
01:00:05
May 19, 2019
Barry’s Picks!
This week, Barry gives us his picks for Bonnaroo 2019!
39:24
May 13, 2019
Vendors
Today on the show, Brad & Barry talk the unspoken hero of Bonnaroo life, the Vendors. First up, Michael from Spicy Pie (mmmm). Plus they clean up and clean water with Water Ways in Chattanooga and Phil from the non-profit world, Making Waves!
01:14:41
April 30, 2019
Bonnaroo Gumbo
A little bit of everything in this week’s episode. Brad and Barry talk the Moon River festival with the founder (and excellent singer-songwriter) Drew Holcomb and puts Bonnaroo in perspective from the vantage point of a boutique festival. Plus, Jake from Illiterate Light chats about their Roo show at the Who Stage and we give away a pair of tickets to ROO!!
01:04:36
April 22, 2019
Schedule Day
This week Brad & Barry dive into the schedule and the many, many conflicts for 2019. Along the way to help are listeners Dortha and April and even a surprise appearance from Camp Nutbutter fellow camper and podcast host himself, Bryan Stone (@stoneonair)
01:24:21
April 14, 2019
The Who Stage
This week, in honor of the additions to the 2019 lineup, Brad & Barry dive in to the artists playing the often forgotten Who Stage! So excited because there are LOTS of discoveries this week! Plus, the guys talk to Matt from Drax Project, another Who Stage addition for this year.
01:07:26
April 6, 2019
Rap & Hip Hop
Stepping out of their box, Brad & Barry dive into the rap & hip hop artists on this year's lineup. No, it's not their normal lane, but thanks to The What listeners' suggestions, they navigate the ones not to miss this year.
41:48
March 31, 2019
Bonnaroo First Timers 2019
This week, Brad & Barry dive into some of the first timers playing Bonnaroo! The guys chat about their first year and even chat with Bonnaroo First Timer, Adam from AJR. Plus, listener Dustin calls in to talk about his first year at Roo last year and 2 special surprise guests to give us tips for first time roo-ers!
01:19:44
March 17, 2019
*repeat repeat
For the first time in What Podcast history, we have a return guest...and ironically the first repeat guest we have are the kids from *repeat repeat. Jared and Kristyn talked how Bonnaroo changed their band and career, their new album, and what it was like working with Patrick Carney. Then, we chat with podcast listener Brandon for our listener spotlight this week! Thanks for listening!
01:15:05
March 9, 2019
Walk The Moon
Today, Brad & Barry talk to Nicholas from Walk The Moon and previews their latest trip to the farm. Plus, updates from the site and a chat with listeners, podcasters, and fellow festival-junkies, David and Trevin!
55:32
March 3, 2019
2019 Bonnaroo-Lette
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To whet our Bonnaroo appetite, Brad & Barry brought back a favorite from season 1, Bonnaroo-Lette! They spin the wheel of songs and whoever they land on they play. It’s how they discovered Davie, Repeat Repeat and so many others from 2018…who will they find this year? Then, the guys talk to fellow Bonnaroovian and podcast listener, Monica! Drop them a line www.thewhatpodcast.com and get in for tickets with camping passes for 2019! Playlist: 1 – Unknown Mortal Orchestra – So Good At Being In Trouble 2 – GRiZ – Good Times Roll 3 – Chelsea Cutler – Your Shirt 4 – Hippo Campus – Way It Goes 5 – Jim James – Just A Fool 6 – Parquet Courts – Wide Awake 7 – Gojira – Stranded 8 – Catfish and the Bottlemen – Kathleen 9 – Magic City Hippies – Limestone
56:15
February 24, 2019
Jeff Cuellar of AC Entertainment
Brad & Barry are back! To start season 2 we pull the curtain back with one of the top guys at AC Entertainment to explain some of the missing pieces of the 2019 Bonnaroo puzzle...Jeff Cuellar, The VP of Strategic Operations for AC Entertainment. We talk lineup, infrastructure, secrets of the trade and so much more. It truly was one of the most enlightening conversations about Bonnaroo-life we have had and full of so many nuggets. Also, join us at www.thewhatpodcast.com and drop us a line...if so, we will enter you for a pair of tickets to ROO 19!
55:58
January 27, 2019
Lineup Day!
It's finally here! By now, you've (hopefully) seen the Bonnaroo 2019 lineup. Now listen as Brad and Barry begin a deep dive into each day's headliners. Some big surprises here, but this lineup still feels like home. Also, you might notice something a little...nutbuttery on that poster? Plus in this episode, we break a little news that nobody else can give you about the schedule!
34:48
January 8, 2019
The Roo Tang Clan
As lineup day draws near, Brad & Barry chat with Dan & Richard from The Roo Tang Clan (@rootangclan) and hear the origin story of one of the biggest Groop camping experiences of Bonnaroo. Plus, they share who they want to see on the farm this year!
55:32
December 4, 2018
Wish List & Roo Bus
Welcome back! Brad & Barry are back to talk Roo News with Daniel from @TheRealRooBus + we make our Bonnaroo wish list to pass the time as we await June 2019.
54:01
October 1, 2018
Bonnaroo Recap
Brad and Barry recap their amazing 2018 Bonnaroo Experience. What worked....what didn't? What is the future of the podcast?
53:28
June 18, 2018
The War And Treaty
After creating one of the great moments in Bonnaroo history, Michael and Tonya Trotter sit down with Brad and Barry to discuss life, love and changing lives. This one will set your soul on fire.
19:31
June 17, 2018
Repeat Repeat / Live from Camp Nutbutter
Repeat Repeat joined us live at StoneOnAir remote Podcast studio at Camp Nutbutter!
26:49
June 8, 2018
Live From Camp Nutbutter!
Welcome to Bonnaroo 2018! Brad and Barry are joined by campmate Bryan Stone to talk the additions to the grounds, Brad's ridiculous theory, and who to expect to hear on the podcast this year!
17:05
June 7, 2018
First Aid Kit
On the final podcast before Bonnaroo, Brad and Barry are joined by a surprise guest - First Aid Kit! Plus we talk to Brandon from @Bonnaroo365, Kyle from @thebonnaroovian and listener Parker to get their Roo picks!
53:21
May 27, 2018
Barry’s Picks
This week we take a tour through Barry's picks for Bonnaroo weekend! Send us your suggestions and we will feature them next week on the show!
39:24
May 20, 2018
Brad’s Picks
Less than 3 weeks away from Bonnaroo! This week we explore Brad's picks for the festival. Who are his must-see shows? Who are yours? Submit your list to us at thewhatpodcast.com and we will feature them in 2 weeks.
42:10
May 13, 2018
The Bonnaroo Beacon
This week Brad and Barry get insight from Relix editor (and the brains behind the Bonnaroo Beacon) Mike Greenhaus! Plus, as we get closer to Roo the guys have a request for you, the listener. Cool?
57:35
May 6, 2018
Bonnaroo Vets
This week we have the honor of talking to the Senior VP of Promotion Operation of Columbia Records, Jim Burress on the air with us. Jim's extensive knowledge of the industry and his deep passion for music and Bonnaroo make him the perfect guest to talk about what it means to be a Bonnaroo vet. Plus, we invited some of our camp mates from Camp Nutbutter to the show...welcome Bryan Stone and Nick Turner!
01:03:23
April 27, 2018
Bon Iver
This week, Brad and Barry jump into the show that has most people scratching their heads - Bon Iver. How their sound has changed over 3 albums and what will the 2 sets be like at Bonnaroo? Plus, they talk the schedule release, shorter set times and more!
46:30
April 22, 2018
Bonna-Roo-Lette
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Switching it up this week on The What Podcast with Brad Steiner and Barry Courter….join them as they spin the Bonnaroo-lette wheel. Hitting shuffle on the Bonnaroo playlist and playing artists that it lands on, whether they know them or not. Plus, the guys go through all the Roo news from the past week! Playlist: 1- Tom Petty – The Waiting 2 – Larkin Poe – Trouble In Mind 3 – Post Animal – Special Moment 4 -Zeshan B – At The Breaking Point 5 – Chromeo – Jealous 6 – Davie – Testify 7 – T-Pain – Buy You A Drank 8 – Lissie – Go Your Own Way 9 – Sheryl Crow – If It Makes You Happy 10 – A R I Z O N A – Oceans Away
01:14:36
April 16, 2018
St. Paul and the Broken Bones Part 2
Part 2 with Paul Janeway from St. Paul and the Broken Bones includes breaking news about the new album(s) and the worst show they have ever played as a band. Plus, Brad and Barry chat with podcast listeners about Bonnaroo!
39:44
April 6, 2018
St. Paul and the Broken Bones
Over the course of 45 spectacular minutes, Brad and Barry talk to one of their favorite artists, Paul Janeway from St. Paul and The Broken Bones. In part 1 Paul tells one of the best Bonnaroo stories ever told, talks transitioning from the first album to the second, and talks about the time he almost quit music.
29:26
April 1, 2018
Moon Taxi
Could there be a more "Bonnaroo Band" than Moon Taxi? This week, Brad and Barry talk to Trevor from Moon Taxi about their history with the festival, what it means to them, and what to expect from their show from the farm this year!
32:45
March 25, 2018
Bonnaroo First Timers
This week on The What Brad & Barry explore the artists playing The Farm for the first time. Along the way they give some advice to first time attendees and get to chat with Roo First Timer, Bazzi!
34:08
March 18, 2018
The Revivalists
This week Brad Steiner and Barry Courter welcome Rob and Dave from The Revivalists! They chat about how it all started, the first time they ever played Bonnaroo, progress on the new album, and maybe some surprises along the way! Plus, details on how you can win Bonnaroo tickets with camping passes!
31:41
March 11, 2018
Ashley Capps
This week, Brad Steiner and Barry Courter dive into the past, present and future of Bonnaroo with the kingmaker himself, Ashley Capps from AC Entertainment. Ashley breaks down the evolution of the festival and gives us some news about this years Bonnaroo....AND details on our special guest for next week's podcast.
39:36
March 4, 2018
Sturgill Simpson
This week, Brad Steiner and Barry Courter dive into the stories that make up the Sturgill Simpson catalogue as we prepare for his return to Bonnaroo. Interact / Enter to win tickets to Bonnaroo and more at thewhatpodcast.com
27:05
February 25, 2018
Anderson .Paak
This week on The What Podcast - Brad Steiner and Barry Courter dive into Anderson .Paak's musical career and highlight his work as Bonnaroo 2018 approaches.
21:12
February 16, 2018
Trailer: Welcome to The What Podcast!
A Bonnaroo podcast for Bonnaroovians, by Bonnarovians! With your hosts, Brad Steiner and Barry Courter. Brad and Barry take a deep dive into what makes the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival special. They talk with organizers, industry people, musicians who have played the festival or who are set to play it, first-time attendees, Roo veterans, and their fellow Camp Nutbutter campmates about everything from tips on what to bring to artists not to miss.
00:40
February 14, 2018