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. 45 Sabrina Rush (State Champion) & Bruce Lamont (Yakuza) @ Bruce's apartment in Chicago, IL (9/24/18)

    Both Sabrina Rush & Bruce Lamont are wonderful fixtures of the Chicago music scene and beyond, each donning several different hats over expansive careers. We get into some of their wild stories as touring musicians, as well as some stories coming from their experiences in administrative roles at Cropped Out ...

    06/19/2019

  2. 44 Safa Shokrai (The Drift) @ his house in Pinole, CA (8/19/18)

    To be filed in the "the show was great, but after the show was the worst" category, Safa tells a story from a European tour that The Drift did with Mono, involving an awkward encounter with a host. ...

    06/12/2019

  3. 43 Sphie Holman @ Alki Beach in West Seattle, WA (4/29/18)

    Sphie Holman and I take a walk down Alki Beach and talk about her worst show, which took place in a church. This sparks a discussion weaving in between bad shows, religion, and coming of age. ...

    06/05/2019

  4. 42 Abi Wilenski (Hollis Peach) @ her house in Ashland, OR (5/28/18)

    Violinist Abi Wilenski recounts the tale of a tour in which she wasn't listened to, while adjusting for the fact that her perspective has changed a great deal since then. (Note: Abi sometimes says "normal" while making finger quotes when referring to hetero-normative expectations. Since you can't see said finger quotes, ...

    05/29/2019

  5. 41 Rachel Overby (Bitch Boys) & Mary Samuel @ Point Defiance Marina in Tacoma, WA (5/6/18)

    A great example of what happens when you record a podcast in public spaces, this episode contains perhaps my favorite moment of well-timed irony. Rachel Overby is in the middle of sharing a story about rude dudes yelling dumb shit at the her all female band (Bitch Boys) while they're ...

    05/22/2019