Worst Show Ever

--- C.J. Boyd ---

Permatouring bassist C.J. Boyd meets up with fellow musicians while on the road to ask them about the worst shows they've played. Ranging from the hilarious to positively tragic, these stories give a glimpse into how things can go horribly wrong while just trying to play music for people.

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Latest Episodes…

  1. 60 Mariah Parker (Linqua Franqa) @ The Owyhee (Treefort Music Fest) in Boise, ID (3/24/19)

    I was very fortunate to run into one of my favorite current rappers, Mariah Parker (aka Linqua Franqa), at Treefort Music Festival earlier this year. And somehow I managed to keep my fanboying to a minimum for long enough to talk to her about her worst show ever. We were ...


  2. 59 Emmett Kelly (Cairo Gang) & Alex Dupree @ Emmett's home in Los Angeles, CA (8/6/18)

    Emmett Kelly has toured in a variety of roles from front man of Cairo Gang to sideman in Bonnie "Prince" Billy, from band leader for someone else's band to hired gun holding it down. Here he tells a story about one of the shows that made him question whether all ...


  3. 58 Casey Chisolm @ some random parking lot in Sonora, CA (7/19/18)

    Casey Chisholm is an old friend with whom I've shared many a stage. One of the first times we played together, he asked to interview me, standing on the street outside Mama Buzz Cafe in Oakland. It seemed fitting that I would eventually get to interview him, also standing on ...


  4. 57 Victoria Shen (Evicshen) @ Harvard Science Center in Cambridge, MA (10/18/18)

    Victoria Shen plays experimental music, pushing the edges of performance and noise. She might be the first on this podcast to share a story of a show that went really well, as far as she knew, but resulted in some truly brutal and vitriolic hate mail. ...


  5. 56 Sam Humans (Modernstate) @ his apartment in Portland, OR (5/26/18)

    Sam Humans and I meet up after a show in Portland to discuss some crazy and awful occurrences while on tour. Highlights include van breakdowns and the shenanigans that ensue. ...