High Five Clips from The What Podcast


Introducing High Five Clips from The What Podcast! During the festival off-season when there's not much for us to talk about, we are turning the clock back to some previous seasons and picking a five-minute clip to share. If you like the clip, you can go back and listen to the full episode and hopefully discover something you haven't heard before. As always, please subscribe wherever you get your podcasts so you don't miss any new content.

That Time Devon Gilfillian Almost Played Bonnaroo

That Time Devon Gilfillian Almost Played Bonnaroo

Jan 25, 2023 23m
Devon Gilfilian was booked for the 2021 Bonnaroo Festival and talked with Brad and Barry from The What Podcast in May of that year. He is on the 2023 lineup. Listen to Devon talk about finding his love for a variety of music from his wedding singer dad during this High Five Clip from that 2021 interview. We also discuss the New Orleans Jazz Fest lineup and announce our Bonnaroo 2023 ticket giveaway.
Booking Agents' Insights

Booking Agents' Insights

Dec 21, 2022 14m
In this High Five Clip, Brad and Barry from The What Podcast speak with Ali Hedrick and John Bongiorno of Arrival Artists. The insiders give our hosts some insight into what goes into being a booking agent for bands. They reveal their process of how they try to develop artists from being able to fill a 200-seat club to headlining Bonnaroo. Listen to what happens on today's High Five Clip, and then check out the full original episode here.
Why the Farm is Never Not Great

Why the Farm is Never Not Great

Dec 7, 2022 21m
Ken Weinstein, co-founder of Big Hassle Media, has been handling publicity for Bonnaroo since the very beginning of the festival in 2001. But he's not just a part of the team - he's a super fan of the event. Weinstein joined Brad, Barry, and Lord Taco from The What Podcast on The Farm back in 2019, and again called in to the show in 2020. In this High Five Clip, the longtime publicist explains why being on the Bonnaroo Farm is never not great.
Insights into Booking a Music Festival

Insights into Booking a Music Festival

Nov 30, 2022 16m
How do bands get booked at major festivals like Bonnaroo? Brad, Barry, and Lord Taco traveled to Knoxville in 2020 to talk to the guys that actually put together the lineups to find out. In this High Five clip from The What Podcast, hear AC Entertainment's Lead Booker Bryan Benson and Vice-President of Booking Stephen Greene discuss how Roo comes together. They also discuss what happens when they book a band, like say Mumford & Sons, to a smaller stage, and they suddenly blow up.
St. Paul and The Broken Bones on Their Game-Changing Letterman Performance

St. Paul and The Broken Bones on Their Game-Changing Letterman Performance

Nov 2, 2022 8m
Brad and Barry introduce this week's High Five Clip, part 2 of their interview with Paul Janeway from 2018. In this excerpt, Paul talks about how St. Paul and The Broken Bones was propelled a higher level of fame following an electrifying performance on David Letterman. It's a great story about how one show or one moment can change everything for a band. Listen to the original interview here. Make sure to like, review, and subscribe to The What Podcast wherever you listen.
St. Paul and The Broken Bones' Paul Janeway Got Peed on at Bonnaroo

St. Paul and The Broken Bones' Paul Janeway Got Peed on at Bonnaroo

Oct 26, 2022 8m
Paul Janeway of St. Paul and The Broken Bones has a special place in The What Podcast lore. His interview with Brad and Barry was so good, they made two episodes out of it back in 2018. During the conversation, he told one of the funniest Bonnaroo stories ever about his early experience on The Farm -- back when he was attending as a volunteer and not a performer. Find out what happened on today's High Five Clip, and then listen to the full original episode here.
Bishop Briggs and the Topo Chico Tragedy of Bonnaroo '19

Bishop Briggs and the Topo Chico Tragedy of Bonnaroo '19

Oct 19, 2022 5m
The gang of The What Podcast interview tons of musicians, but the meetings don't always go as planned. Such the case when they chatted with Bishop Briggs at Bonnaroo 2019. In this week's High Five Clip, Brad and Barry recall meeting with Briggs at her Roo trailer. Things were going great, until Brad made a fool of himself by trying to open a bottle of Topo Chico. A few frat boy mishaps later, and the pair ended up being unceremoniously asked to leave -- wet, embarrassed, and with a stupid story to tell.
An Interview with Bonnaroo Co-Founder Ashley Capps

An Interview with Bonnaroo Co-Founder Ashley Capps

Oct 5, 2022 7m
This week's The What Podcast is a special bonus episode revisiting an interview with the co-founder of Bonnaroo himself, Ashley Capps. In this look back, Brad and Barry share two short clips from their 2018 interview with Capps. The three discuss the festival's impact on live music and of course, the Paul McCartney show in 2013. You can also revisit the complete interview here. Don't forget to like, review, and subscribe to The What Podcast wherever you get your podcasts, and follow the Consequence Podcast Network for updates on all our shows.
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