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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.
|Jun 17, 2019|
Live from Camp Nutbutter
Brad and Barry review day the first two days of Bonnaroo 2019, with Bryan Stone of StoneOnAir!
|Jun 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!
Special thanks to Nathan Gayle for the photos and Bryan Stone for recording this episode!
|Jun 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.
Delacey - My Man
Patrick Droney - Brooklyn
|Jun 09, 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.
|Jun 02, 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!
|May 26, 2019|
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!
This weeks playlist:
1 - The National - Oblivions
|May 19, 2019|
This week, we take a tour through Barry Courter's picks for Bonnaroo weekend. Send us your own suggestions too! Tweet us or send us comments on thewhatpodcast.com.
|May 13, 2019|
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, Youth Making Ripples!
|Apr 30, 2019|
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!!
1 - Parquet Courts - Tenderness
2 - Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors - Ring The Bells
3 - Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors - Tennessee
4 - Illiterate Light - Better Than I Used To
|Apr 22, 2019|
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)
Childish Gambino - This is America
|Apr 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.
I Don't Know How They Found Me - Do It All The Time
|Apr 06, 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.
1 - Childish Gambino - Riot
|Mar 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!
AJR - Weak
|Mar 17, 2019|
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!
1- Everybody's Falling In Love
|Mar 09, 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!
Walk The Moon - One Foot
Next week: Bonnaroo First Timers!
|Mar 03, 2019|
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!
1 - Unknown Mortal Orchestra - So Good At Being In Trouble
|Feb 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!
This weeks playlist:
1 - Parquet Courts - Wide Awake
2 - The Lemon Twigs - Go To School
3 - Post Malone - Wow
4 - Girl Talk - Like This
@thewhat_podcast on twitter!
|Jan 27, 2019|
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!
Childish Gambino - Feels Like Summer
Courtney Barnett - Nameless, Faceless
Girl Talk - Set It Off
Cardi B - Best Life (with Chance the Rapper)
Lil Dicky - Pillow Talking
Kacey Musgraves - High Horse
|Jan 08, 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!
|Dec 04, 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.
|Oct 01, 2018|
Brad and Barry recap their amazing 2018 Bonnaroo Experience. What worked....what didn't? What is the future of the podcast?
|Jun 17, 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.
|Jun 17, 2018|
Repeat Repeat / Live from Camp Nutbutter
Repeat Repeat joined us live at StoneOnAir remote Podcast studio at Camp Nutbutter!
|Jun 08, 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!
|Jun 07, 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!
First Aid Kit - Fireworks
First Aid Kit - Dancing Barefoot
First Aid Kit - Stay Gold
Alex Lahey - Wes Anderson
Tyler Childers - Universal Sound
Paramore - Hard Times
STS9 - Golden Gate
Thundercat - Friend Zone
|May 27, 2018|
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! @thewhat_podcast or www.thewhatpodcast.com
This weeks playlist:
1 - Bassnectar - Cozza Frenzy
2 - Blank Range - 86 My Mind
3 - Ron Gallo - Put The Kids To Bed
4 - Flor - hold on
5 - Clozee - Koto
6 - Clozee - Red Forest
7 - Okey Dokey - Low Rent / Blue Skies
8 - Mavis Staples - Take Us Back
9 - First Aid Kit - Fireworks
10 - Brothers Osborne - Weed, Whiskey, and Willie
11 - Jungle - Happy Man
12 - *repeat repeat - Girlfriend
|May 20, 2018|
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.
This weeks playlist:
1 - Bon Iver - 00000 Million
2 - Durand Jones and the Indications - Make A Change
3 - Jade Bird - Lottery
4 - Pigeons Playing Ping Pong - Melting Lights
5 - Ron Gallo - Young Lady, You're Scaring Me
6 - Low Cut Connie - Rio
7 - Zeshan B - At The Breaking Point
8 - Sturgill Simpson - Call To Arms
9 - Khalid - Shot Down
10 - Muse - Supermassive Black Hole
11 - Japanese Breakfast - Road Head
12 - The War And Treaty - Hi Ho
13 - Knox Fortune - Help Myself
14 - Sylvan Esso - PARAD(w/m)E
15 - Anderson .Paak - 'Til It's Over
16 - 29 #Strafford APTS
17 - Davie - Testify
18 - Sir Sly - Altar
19 - Jungle - The Heat
20 - St. Paul & The Broken Bones - I'll Be Your Woman
21 - alt-J - Something Good
22 - Ikebe Shakedown - Last Stand
|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?
|May 06, 2018|
This week we have the honor of talking to the Senior VP of Promotion Operation of Columbia Records, Jim Burruss 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!
|Apr 27, 2018|
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!
1 - 22 (OVER S∞∞N)
2 - For Emma
3 - Calgary
4 - Holocene
5 - 33 "GOD"
6 - 10 d E A T h b R E a s t ⚄ ⚄
|Apr 22, 2018|
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!
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
|Apr 15, 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!
1 - I'll Be Your Woman
2 - Broken Bones and Pocket Change
3 - A Change Is Gonna Come (live Spotify Sessions)
4 - Grass Is Greener
5 - GoGo Penguin - Hopopono
6 - Virtual Self - ENO BRAKE
|Apr 06, 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.
Part 2 coming next week! This one was truly special....we hope you enjoy it!
1 - Sugar Dyed
2 - Call Me (courtesy of the Late Show with David Letterman)
3 - Like A Mighty River
4 - Sanctify
5 - Half The City
6 - Flow With It (You Got Me Feeling Like)
7 - Is It Me
|Apr 01, 2018|
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!
This weeks playlist:
1 - Southern Trance
2 - Cabaret (live at Bonnaroo)
3 - All Day All Night (live at Bonnaroo)
4 - Gunflower (live at Bonnaroo)
5 - All The Rage (live at Bonnaroo)
6 - The Bonnaroo Song
**Thanks to Bonnaroo365 for the live clips
|Mar 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!
1 - The Killers - All These Things I've Done
2 - The Killers - Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town
3 - Low Cut Connie - Rio
4 - Bazzi - Mine
5 - Khalid - Shot Down
6 - Future - Selfish
7 - Knox Fortune - Lil' Thing
8 - Japanese Breakfast - Road Head
9 - Sir Sly - Alter
|Mar 18, 2018|
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!
|Mar 11, 2018|
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.
This weeks playlist:
1 - Radiohead - Paranoid Android
2 - Portugal. The Man - Feel It Still
3 - My Morning Jacket - I'm Amazed
4 - Angelique Kidjo - Womba Lombo
5 - Kaskade - Sweet Memories
6 - MGMT - Weekend Wars
|Mar 04, 2018|
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
Bill Monroe - Wayfairing Stranger
Turtles All The Way Down
Welcome To Earth (Pollywog)
All Around You
Just Let Go
|Feb 25, 2018|
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. Join as they follow the journey from a troubled childhood to multiple Grammy nominations...Anderson .Paak is the focus of this week's The What Podcast!
1 - Come Down
2 - The Bird
3 - Suede
4 - The Season/Carry Me
5 - Put Me Thru
6 - Luh Me
7 - Heard Don't Stand A Chance
8 - Milk & Honey
Interview credit: Ebro in the Morning - Hot 97 NYC
|Feb 16, 2018|