A podcast by Whiskey Riff for the country fan. On 'Whiskey Riff Raff,' Steve Gazibara and Wes Langeler give an unfiltered and unapologetic take on country music, life, and all the craziness that comes with it. Laugh with us. Rant with us. Drink with us.
Chase Bryant details his comeback to country music, his suicide attempt, his frustrations with the major-label music industry, pressures to conform to the industry molds, losing yourself in the midst of chasing success, moving back to Texas, his upcoming album, creative freedom, his newfound joy in making music, and more.
NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney joins us to talk the recent growth of NASCAR, the misconceptions about the sport, his dog Sturgill, meeting Tyler Childers and Colter Wall, NASCAR/driving songs, what he would listen to in the car, racing hungover, peeing during a race, his pre-race routine, appearing in movies, inviting Reba to his Championship party and more.
Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen
Two of Texas' finest, Randy Rogers and Wade Bowen, join us to discuss their incredible 'Hold My Beer' project, fans bringing a full-size fridge to a show, slapping the bag, the Rangers game with Koe Wetzel, the craziness of Larry Joe Taylor Fest, the struggle of being a musician in Austin these days, the Texas vs Nashville comparisons, trying to make money solely as a songwriter, the mythical George Strait, McConaughey for President, and more.
Jameson joins the podcast to discuss his journey in country music, torture shots, Luke Combs tour pranks, his "celebrity" softball team with Morgan Wallen, Hardy and more, pooping your pants on stage, the career of Luke Combs, the pressure to fit the Nashville mold, the greatness of Eric Church, his Mount Rushmore of Country Music, heartbreaking dog songs, his upcoming EP, dad beers, and more.
Rising star Triston Marez talks the not so glamorous world of cutting your teeth on Broadway, performing underage and sneaking beers in a guitar case, throwing panties on stage, Texas vs Nashville, recording a song with Ronnie Dunn, battling hangovers, the legendary Larry Joe Taylor Fest, his upcoming self-titled album, influences like Cody Johnson and Aaron Watson, staying true to his Texas roots, Garth Brooks burying bodies, our '90s country festival and more.
The great Tracy Lawrence talks his legendary mullet, that incredible '90s country style, we check out some throwback glamour shots, he reveals how "Paint Me A Birmingham" is actually NOT about the city in Alabama, why publishers are dumbing down songs these days, drinking Justin Moore's band under the table, good songs coming out of the pandemic, the rawness of live music, how he was shot four times trying to stop a robbery, his upcoming 30th anniversary albums (three of them), and more.
More Riffing around
Some Riff Raff to go along with the Spotify playlists is the perfect thing for my travel between work properties!!! Can’t get enough.
One of my favorites..
This is one of my favorites to listen to. I love that they get up and coming artists that you get to hear about where you really wouldn’t anywhere else!
Definitely one that you should listen to! Entertaining and fresh