The Weekend Riot's Johnny Costa and Bruce Wiegner hit the idobi Radio airwaves Thursday nights in the form of No Filter. The Los Angeles transplants host an hour of unprecedented entertainment, featuring unique guests, music, and talk.
Costa and Wiegner bring a dedicated fanbase built off the backs of their booming music careers as The Weekend Riot. Original songs and covers on their YouTube channel have attracted a worldwide fanbase who found themselves entertained by their personalities as well as the music.
#014: Things to Leave in 2016
Catch The Weekend Riot December 23rd in Philadlephia at The Trocadero Theatre with Mike Schiavo, FV, and Jesse Shepherd! Tickets are on sale now HERE! The Weekend Riot (Johnny Costa and Bruce Wiegner) have much to talk about this week. The boys begin by recapping their busy week, including Bruce’s birthday bash. Bruce and Johnny discuss the process of hopping back into songwriting for the past two weeks, and coming face to face with framed evidence of Hoobastank’s success. The boys then turn to the interwebs to discuss things their listeners believe should be left in 2016, never to be... Read more »
#013: Sarah Barrios
It’s Bruce’s birthday!! Johnny Costa and Bruce Wiegner of Pop Duo, The Weekend Riot are gearing up for a birthday bonanza for the ages. So, of course, they are joined by the incomparable Sarah Barrios. Sarah Barrios has been tearing up stages in the Northeast for years, opening for acts such as Kris Allen, Never Shout Never, and Teddy Geiger. She recounts some of her weirdest experiences, and joins the boys in an a capella rendition of “Tempted” by Squeeze (the greatest band of all time). A game of Kiss, Marry, Kill gives way to the end of the... Read more »
#012: Jack McCarthy a.k.a. The Noisy Soul
The Weekend Riot (Bruce Wiegner and Johnny Costa) are joined this week by none other than Jack McCarthy, aka The Noisy Soul. The boys talk over the phone about The Noisy Soul’s debut single, “GO!” which was just released across all internet music platforms. Also brought up in conversation are milk-chugging, neverending Christmas, and Jack’s horrible ordeal with kidney stones when leaving for a tour with Emblem3. It’s always a good time when the boys are back together (over the phone that is). Johnny caps off the episode with another installment of The Wonky Files. Recounting the strangest news from... Read more »
After a quick recap of their week, Bruce Wiegner and Johnny Costa of Pop Duo, The Weekend Riot jump straight into their interview with Bradley Walden, lead singer of Emarosa. Walden discusses his transition into the band, as well as his sweet stage moves, and assassinations. Following the interview, Bruce and Johnny discuss boy shorts, adventure novels, and the wonderment of discontinued Wonka candy.
#010: BRUCE’S CELEB CRUSH
Bruce Wiegner and Johnny Costa of Pop Duo, The Weekend Riot face a dilemma. Bruce does not, and has never had a celebrity crush. From Patty Walters to Kierra Nightly these boys cover it all, trying to get to the bottom of this celebrity-sized hole in Bruce’s life. Also up for debate: When is it too early to decorate for Christmas? The boys have it out in the bloodiest cage-match of all time. The end result may shock you. All this and more, in Episode 10 of NO FILTER.
#009: TWR Confessional
It’s confession week on NO FILTER with Johnny and Bruce from Pop Duo, The Weekend Riot! Responding to confessions from listeners and also shelling out their own brutal confessions, the boys waste no time in getting personal, and incredibly weird. Johnny caps off the episode with a new installment of The Wonky Files, recapping the most expensive license plate known to man, and an update on male birth control.