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Pop-Punk & Pizza is a weekly podcast featuring guests from bands in your local scene to internationally established artists such as Motion City Soundtrack, Reel Big Fish, Bowling For Soup, Less Than Jake, Stand Atlantic and more! The interviews usually take place while eating pizza.

About The Host

Jacques LaMore is a well known morning radio host under the name, Jake LaMore, on mainstream top 40 station, WFAV 95.1 FM, in Bourbonnais, IL USA. Before starting his broadcasting career, LaMore sang lead vocals and played guitar in pop punk band, The Projection, from 2005 to 2015.

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Pop-Punk & Pizza is a weekly podcast featuring guests from bands in your local scene to internationally established artists such as Motion City Soundtrack, Reel Big Fish, Bowling For Soup, Less Than Jake, Stand Atlantic and more! The interviews usually take place while eating pizza.

About The Host

Jacques LaMore is a well known morning radio host under the name, Jake LaMore, on mainstream top 40 station, WFAV 95.1 FM, in Bourbonnais, IL USA. Before starting his broadcasting career, LaMore sang lead vocals and played guitar in pop punk band, The Projection, from 2005 to 2015.

    #225: Destroy Boys - Riot Fest 2022

    #225: Destroy Boys - Riot Fest 2022

     



    Destroy Boys have an excellent story about Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day to share with us!

     

    Our Riot Fest coverage today is sponsored by Chicago punk band, The Linden Method, and their new album, Grief, out now via People of Punk Rock Records. Stream the album on your favorite platform and follow @tlmchi on social media. LISTEN HERE: https://fanlink.to/TLM_grief

     

    Much Love,

    Jacques LaMore

    • 7 min
    #224: Cliffdiver - Riot Fest 2022

    #224: Cliffdiver - Riot Fest 2022

    Cliffdiver chats with us at Riot Fest 2022! Apparently, pizza is delicious in their hometown of Tulsa, OK. 

     

    Our Riot Fest coverage today is sponsored by Chicago punk band, The Linden Method, and their new album, Grief, out now via People of Punk Rock Records. Stream the album on your favorite platform and follow @tlmchi on social media. LISTEN HERE: https://fanlink.to/TLM_grief

     

    Much Love,

    Jacques LaMore

    • 10 min
    #223: Lucky Boys Confusion - Riot Fest 2022

    #223: Lucky Boys Confusion - Riot Fest 2022

    Stubhy and Adam of Lucky Boys Confusion join us at Riot Fest 2022 to talk 25 years of LBC and more! 

     

    Our Riot Fest coverage today is sponsored by Chicago punk band, The Linden Method, and their new album, Grief, out now via People of Punk Rock Records. Stream the album on your favorite platform and follow @tlmchi on social media. LISTEN HERE: https://fanlink.to/TLM_grief

     

    Much Love,

    Jacques LaMore

    • 20 min
    #222: Sincere Engineer - Riot Fest 2022

    #222: Sincere Engineer - Riot Fest 2022

    Corn dog pizza with Deanna of Sincere Engineer at Riot Fest 2022! 

     

    Our Riot Fest coverage today is sponsored by Chicago punk band, The Linden Method, and their new album, Grief, out now via People of Punk Rock Records. Stream the album on your favorite platform and follow @tlmchi on social media. LISTEN HERE: https://fanlink.to/TLM_grief

     

    Much Love,

    Jacques LaMore

    • 11 min
    #221: Treaty of Paris

    #221: Treaty of Paris

    Treaty of Paris rocked the Chicago pop-punk scene hard in the mid to late 2000s. Now in 2022, they are reuniting to play Riot Fest this weekend! Treaty of Paris members Dan Wade and Chris Insidioso join me on this episode of Pop-Punk & Pizza to give us a breakdown of the band's history. 

     

    You can find Treaty of Paris on the Radicals Stage at 1pm this Sunday, September 18th at Riot Fest in Chicago. 

     

    Brush up on the band's catalog on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6Pi99tyF4wXjcmGUvrQN7R?si=Is3PpuAWS86LNfNVGaKWIg

     

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/treatyofparis

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/treatyofparis_music/

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/treatyofparis

     

    In other good news, Pop-Punk & Pizza was approved to be in the press tent at Riot Fest all weekend long! I'll be bringing you as much coverage as possible with our new intern, Noelle. Thank you to Dan Wade and everyone else at Riot Fest to making that possible! 

     

    Much Love,

    Jacques LaMore

    • 36 min
    #220: Take The Reins

    #220: Take The Reins

    Chicago's Take The Reins stopped by the Pop-Punk & Pizza studio to smash some Monical's Pizza and talk about their new album, I'm At Your Door. The new record is out now via Flat Aht Records. This episode also includes a live acoustic performance of, "South Side Rules". 

     

    Take The Reins have a record release show this Friday, August 5th at Gman Tavern in Chicago with The Linden Method and Guardrail. Saturday, August 6th the band will play a special set at Siren Records in McHenry, IL. Get more information on both shows on the band's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/takethereinschicago

     

    Buy a copy of I'm At Your Door: https://www.flataht.com/product/take-the-reins-i-m-at-your-door/12?cs=true&cst=custom

     

    Special thanks to Wave Soda for providing delicious drinks! Order yours here: https://wavesoda.com/

     

    Much Love,

    Jacques LaMore

     

    P.S. Support the podcast for as little as $2/month: https://patron.podbean.com/poppunkpizzapod

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

Alex_Huang00 ,

Pop punk and pizza

Such an amazing podcast. Loved hearing ep. 149 about Tom higgenson (million miler) from humans were here.

jack_ralston ,

Great Podcast

This is an awesome podcast to listen to on your drive to work. Check out episode #149 with Tom Higgenson, the front man of Plain White T’s. He has started a record label called Humans Were Here and is signing great new artists like Million Miler, a synth-pop solo artist. Who is Million Miler? Listen to find out.

WillCarey23 ,

Excellent podcast

Jacques is an excellent interviewer and has an amazing roster of guests. A must listen for any fans of punk or pop punk

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