105 episodes

The What Podcast is a weekly podcast by two veterans of the entertainment media universe with a passion for live music and music festivals. They came together over a love of Bonnaroo and found out pretty quickly that they are not alone. In fact, since launching four years ago, they found kindred spirits all over the world who also love the vibe found only at music festivals. Each week they share their own stories and opinions, but they also dig deeper and talk to the musicians and industry insiders who make the magic happen.

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The What Podcast is a weekly podcast by two veterans of the entertainment media universe with a passion for live music and music festivals. They came together over a love of Bonnaroo and found out pretty quickly that they are not alone. In fact, since launching four years ago, they found kindred spirits all over the world who also love the vibe found only at music festivals. Each week they share their own stories and opinions, but they also dig deeper and talk to the musicians and industry insiders who make the magic happen.

    The What Podcast on the Aftermath of Astroworld

    The What Podcast on the Aftermath of Astroworld

    As the news from Astroworld continues to breaks hearts, The What Podcast explores the aftermath of the tragedy. Will there be an impact on how future festivals handle security or capacity? What about artist's responsibility?

    On a lighter note, Brad, Barry, and Lord Taco also make some early predictions for the Bonnaroo 2022 lineup, and discuss the new adaptation of Dune. (Spoiler: Barry is not a dragon.)

    Take a listen to the new episode now, and make sure to like and subscribe to The What wherever you get your podcasts. Also, follow the Consequence Podcast Network for updates on all our programs.

    Pick up the “Radiate Positivity” T-shirt at the Consequence Shop; a portion of proceeds goes to help those impacted by Hurricane Ida.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Soul Singer Durand Jones Joins The What Podcast

    Soul Singer Durand Jones Joins The What Podcast

    Durand Jones and The Indications namesake Durand Jones gives new meaning to the expression "the eyes are the window to the soul" during his fun and insightful conversation with Brad and Barry on The What Podcast. The band's singer/drummer Aaron Frazer was on the show last episode, and now it's the frontman's turn to step to the mic.

    Listen now, and make sure to subscribe to The What wherever you get your podcasts. You can also follow the Consequence Podcast Network for updates on all our programs.

    Pick up the "Radiate Positivity" T-shirt at the Consequence Shop; a portion of proceeds goes to help those impacted by Hurricane Ida.

    • 53 min
    Durand Jones and The Indications Singer/Drummer Aaron Frazer joins The What Podcast

    Durand Jones and The Indications Singer/Drummer Aaron Frazer joins The What Podcast

    Durand Jones and The Indications singer/songwriter/musician Aaron Frazer tells Brad and Barry of The What Podcast that working with the band and releasing his own solo album is sort of like being a Marvel superhero: there is plenty of work for everyone.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    The What Podcast at Austin City Limits 2021

    The What Podcast at Austin City Limits 2021

    This week on The What Podcast, Brad tells Barry and Lord Taco all about his experience at Austin City Limits 2021. Highlights include George Strait, Durand Jones, and sushi, and not necessarily in that order. Take a listen above, and make sure you like and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

    You can also check out Consequence’s recap and daily photo galleries of ACL Weekend 1, plus a full gallery from Weekend 2.

    Subscribe to The What using the links above, and follow the Consequence Podcast Network for updates on all our programs.

    Also, snag the "Radiate Positivity" T-shirt at the Consequence Shop; a portion of proceeds goes to help those impacted by Hurricane Ida.

    • 58 min
    The Evolution of the Live Show: Marc Myers Joins The What Podcast

    The Evolution of the Live Show: Marc Myers Joins The What Podcast

    Marc Myers, a regular contributor to The Wall Street Journal, joins Brad, Barry, and Lord Taco to discuss his new book, ROCK CONCERT: An Oral History as Told by the Artists, Backstage Insiders, and Fans Who Were There. It's a fun conversation on The What Podcast that looks at the evolution of the live show from the '50s to the '80s.

    Myers gives insider info about how rock concerts evolved, how a particular series of events led to the arena shows we know and love today, and what the industry looks like in 2021. Take a listen, and make sure you like and subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. Then, follow the Consequence Podcast Network for updates on all our programs.

    Keep the Bonnaroo spirit alive by picking up our "Radiate Positivity" T-shirt at the Consequence Shop. A portion of proceeds go to the American Red Cross to help those affected by Hurricane Ida.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    The What Podcast: Fake Or Festival?

    The What Podcast: Fake Or Festival?

    Keeping up with which festivals are happening and which are being canceled or postponed can be difficult enough, but Brad, Barry and Lord Taco have a little fun on The What Podcast playing Fake or Festival, a game that asks which is real and which is made up.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
140 Ratings

140 Ratings

marianoballon ,

Bonnaroo and more!

Great content to keep me amped for upcoming Bonnaroo! Love that the topics have evolved to discuss more than Roo.

CoS Fan ,

One of my favorite podcasts

Super informative for live music junkies like myself

bannebo ,

Bonnaroo361

This podcast is where I get my fix all the days of the year that I’m not on The Farm. I love the in-depth discussion on logistics and behind-the-scenes mechanics of the festival, as well as the artist interviews and lineup discussions. Such a fun listen!

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