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Podcast title Belly Up Podcast
Website URL http://bellyup.com/
Description Welcome to the Belly Up Podcast! This is a podcast that features things related to the world famous music venue located in Solana Beach, CA - our friends, touring artists, people that make us laugh and everything in between. To check out who is playing the club: www.be​llyup.​com. To download albums and singles from past artists: www.be​llyupl​ive.com. Your hosts are: Meryl Klemow, Show Promotions Manager. Meryl enjoys podcasting, green juices, cheese and round animals like manatees. Say hi (or send her a happy animal video) to Meryl on fb or instagram: @merylklemow. Damian DeRobbio, Production Director. Damian enjoys family, surfing, cooking, lovable humans and honest music. Say hello to D at Bellyu​pprodu​ction@​gmail.​com
Updated Fri, 13 Sep 2019 09:55:46 +0000
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1. 080: Jack Tempchin
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features famed songwriter Jack Tempchin, known for penning some of the most well known hit songs American music for a variety of artists that includes the Eagles, George Jones, Glenn Frey,  Emmylou Harris, Trisha Yearwood and many others! We talk about massages, wine, Damian makes him look up his own iTunes page and much more!



2. 079: Crystal Bowersox
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features Crystal Bowersox! We talk about being a rock momma, pet lizards, high heels and she shares some of her American Idol secrets! 



3. 078: Tiffany
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features multi platinum singer songwriter Tiffany! We talk about dogs, parties, food, clothing and her new album "A Million Miles." We love you Tiffany!



4. 077: The Redwoods
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast features The Redwoods - Al and Matt. They run a record label, play music and do cool things with cool people! We talk about what it is like to run a record label, cool swap meet finds, who likes and dislikes 90's music and hear an excerpt from Al's blog.



5. 076: G. Love
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This week features Garrett Dutton, better known as G. Love, the frontman for the band G. Love & Special Sauce. We talk about hot sauce, Jam Town, side hustles and late night munchies!



6. 075: Jimmy Buffett
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features Jimmy Buffett. We talk about being a sound geek his musical debut "Escape to Margaritaville", and dogs that fish! For great downloads of past Belly Up shows, check out www.bellyuplive.com.



7. 074: Mike Doughty
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This week we feature Mike Doughty! We talk about good manners, Memphis, dating apps and what makes certain living rooms fun to play in! 



8. 073: The Return of Steve Poltz
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features our 2nd annual first ever podcast with Steve Poltz! That means it's our second one with him, right? We talk about french goodbyes, his hilarious responses to online hecklers, how mushrooms got him his best job ever and tell our LOV (loss of virginity) stories. Enjoy!



9. 072: Alejandro Escovedo
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features Alejandro Escovedo! We talked about kale, surfing, Tibetan medicine, burning something beautiful, his musical family and much more!



10. 071: Jake Shimabukuro
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features....Jake Shimabukuro! We took
it on the road this episode and taped it at the Music Box in downtown San
Diego! We talk about great gifts from fans, his chess playing son and
suggest some songs for him to cover in the future!



11. 070: Sara Watkins
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast features Sara Watkins! We talked about: learning the fiddle, body boarding, how her song inspires hope when grieving a pet and life in LA vs San Diego!



12. 069: Kevin Fowler
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Our podcast episode this week features country star Kevin Fowler! We talked about Kevin's misplaced Texan fans, pretentious accordion players, deer hunting tips, and San Diego as his second home!



13. 068: Martin Sexton
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features Martin Sexton! We talk about his metal days in By Design, his neighbors bobcat, busking in Harvard Square, and how he is on a mission to support unity through music!



14. 067: Lee Fields
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features the amazing and very interesting R&B / Soul Singer Lee Fields! We talk about how his band The Expressions came to be, growing up in his very own speakeasy and how powerful the words we use have on influencing impressionable minds!



15. 066: Taylor Williamson
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What's Up at the Belly up features comedian Taylor Williamson! We talk about Goldberg, text etiquette and letting people down gently.



16. 065: Pete Yorn
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Pete Yorn!! We talk about Syracuse University, the making of his latest album "Arranging Time" and his signature cool sound! We drank WHISKEY!



17. 064: Marc Broussard
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What's up at the Belly Up features the great Marc Broussard! We talk good food, conspiracy groups and hear a performance! Cheers!



18. 063: Anya Marina
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features the lovely and funny and beautiful Anya Marina! We talk about Damian's eyelashes, Anya's long walks and her journey from San Diego to New York, calming our minds and we get a special Conference Room Session song at the end! We drank KOMBUCHA.



19. 062: Soul Rebels
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features the Soul Rebels live and direct from New Orleans! We talked about church, science, linear thinking, how they started as drum line competitors and ended up as tour mates and yummy southern food. Please subscribe to our podcast on iTunes, Soundcloud and leave a good review + who you would love to see on the Belly Up podcast!



20. 061: Bebel Gilberto
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What's Up at the Belly Up features the great Bebel Gilberto! It's short and sweet - just like her and maybe you too! We talk touring strategy, growing plants, doing whatever you want and then the episode ends abruptly because she went to play our sold out show!



21. 060: Tristan Prettyman
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What's Up at the Belly Up features the lovely and talented Tristan Prettyman! We talk about her turning 21 at the Belly Up, fun new mom and relationship things, come up with a cooking show, fun smoothie ideas (warning don't drink these and drive), Peyote ceremonies and a whole lot more. She also plays a song for our Conference Room Session. We drank Turkish Lattes with almond milk!



22. 059: 10,000 Maniacs
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features 10,000 Maniacs! We hear their origin story of getting a record deal and how the current lineup came to be, talk about donating plasma and the fact that they were the VERY FIRST MTV Unplugged!



23. 058: Gary Louris
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This week’s “What’s Up at the Belly Up” Podcast is proud to present Gary Louris, founder and frontman of The Jayhawks. We talked about health and supplements, watching a lot of TV, tall people, fashion sense, and of course...the bubonic plague! Check out The Jayhawks live album on our Belly Up Live record label page.



24. 057: Henry Kapono
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What’s Up at the Belly Up Podcast features Hawaii's very own rock star, Henry Kapono!! This week we talked about the Hawaiian Grammys, traditional and modern music, cultural identity, free love, and horn honking.



25. 056: Mick Fleetwood and Rick Vito
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The What’s Up at the Belly Up Podcast is proud to present legendary Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood and guitarist Rick Vito, who together form the core of The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band. We talked about sleeping on instruments, cat ladies, set lists, English gangsters, boarding school, and not being too sure of one’s self. Look for a brand new Live at The Belly Up release from The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, featuring over 2 hours of great blues, out October 28 at bellyuplive.com and wherever digital music is sold.



26. 055: Rusted Root
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What's Up at the Belly Up Podcast takes it on the road this week, recording in the lovely Observatory in North Park with Rusted Root. We talked about Pennsylvania, pierogis, helicopter rides in Catalina, and Liz being left behind in Vegas. Rusted Root is comprised of Michael, Liz, Patrick and around 26 other members (according to them) and have been writing and releasing music together for around 26 years!!!!

 



27. 054: Donavon Frankenreiter
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What's Up at the Belly Up Podcast this week features Donavon Frankenreiter and us having the honor of being his first podcast (if you know of another he is on please just let us have this and don't burst our bubble)! We talked about collecting art, Hawaii, opening slots, trusting people with facial hair, and underwear. He is a musician, painter, retail store owner, and a family man and we couldn’t be more happy to have him on our show and stage.

 



28. 053: CeeLo Green
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What's Up at the Belly Up Podcast this week features the one and only CeeLo! We held his dog, talked about going in jacuzzi's, conducting the love train, and PRINCE calling out of the blue. He's an artist, performer, businessman, mentor, and love doctor extraordinaire! Thanks for two sold out shows CeeLo! We drank bullet.



29. 052: Z-Trip
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Z-Trip! We talk about creating the perfect event mashup, navigating work flow, what to do when your equipment malfunctions, UFO's and we hear a great story about getting his stolen records back. He works with just about every type of artist in every genre and we love him both in our club and Belly Up Aspen! We drank Scotch.



30. 051: Marc Ford
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What's Up at the Belly Up Podcast this week features Marc Ford! We talked about the letter B, his ability to waterski, disguising life lessons as music lessons, and that one time he rode a unicycle to school. We also talked about his time playing with The Black Crowes, touring with the Rolling Stones, and what it was like to have his son in the band.



31. 050: Hot Buttered Rum
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Whats Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features bluegrass band Hot Buttered Rum! We talk fiddle strings, our love for Mormons, saving souls at college parties, fishing and getting lost in the High Sierras - plus a conference room sessions song at the end!



32. 049: Nahko
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features Nahko (Nahko and Medicine For the People)! We learned what it's like to become domesticated, theJerry Springer of fish, birthing seahorse babies, Burning Man behind the scenes, a crazy story on forgiveness and hear some music. We drank whiskey!



33. 048: Lukas Nelson
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What's Up at the Belly Up features Lukas Nelson!! Ever wonder what a Lukas summer camp would be like? Spoiler alert: it involves Mezcal margaritas. In this episode things get real with "staff favorite" Lukas Nelson as we talk about Trump, growing up and touring with dad Willie Nelson, feeling the Bern, his connection with dragons, and burning calories with Neil Young.



34. 047: Andy McKee
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This week's What's Up at the Belly Up Podcast features guitar player, Andy McKee! We talked about the perks of being a touring solo musician, what it's like to go viral on YouTube, being a video gamer, and an amazing encounter with Prince where he ended up playing several shows with him! He also performs his song Ebon Coast. We drank Jameson!



35. 046: Johnny Clegg
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Johnny Clegg! He is one of South Africa’s most celebrated singers, dancers, anthropologist and a musical activist! We talked about blending Western pop with African Zulu rhythms, touring with his son Jesse, and received demonstrations on several different instruments from the man himself including a MOUTH BOW! This was also filmed for our TV show, Live at the Belly Up on KPBS. We drank water but it felt intoxicating because of how interesting Clegg is as a musician, person and teacher.



36. 045: Roger Clyne
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Roger Clyne! We talked about his favorite places to play in the US (spoiler alert: Belly Up is one!), meditation, Arizona Diamond Backs, our love of thai food and his funny brother. We drank his very own Mexican Moonshine. And liked it...a lot.



37. 044: Eric Hutchinson
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Eric Hutchinson! We talk about April fools pranks, his long haired puppy, the power of Taylor Swift, Damian has a coughing attack and we hear "Good Rhythm!"



38. 043: Yonder Mountain String Band
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What's Up at the Belly Up Podcast this week features Yonder Mountain String Band! This was a taping for KPBS TV Show Belly Up Live that can be seen on Fridays in the fall! We talk about the do's and don'ts of mandolin solos, Meryl gets confused that there is no drummer in a string band, little lambs bouncing to the music, knitting and sexy acid reflux!



39. 042: Matisyahu
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What's Up at the Belly Up Podcast this week features Matisyahu. This was part of our KPBS TV Show - Live at the Belly Up which will air Fridays in the fall. We talked about the zoo, macrobiotic diets, acid, fan art, Phish and much more! We drank wine and Matisyahu drank ginger tea.



40. 041: Makana and Paula Fuga
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Makana and Paula Fuga. We start off by hearing a beautiful performance of Hi`ilawe. We talk about social media'ing in the third person, their experiences of playing the White House, causes important to their hearts, olive oil and how Paula knew she would play with Makana even back when they were 13!



41. 040: Anderson East
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Anderson East! This podcast was part of our TV show, Live at the Belly Up on which will air Fridays in the fall on KPBS. We learn about Anderson's house cleaning skills, grass cutting skills and FOOD ALLERGIES or lack thereof!

 



42. 039: Robert Cray
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Robert Cray. In just over 40 years Blues Hall of Fame inductee Cray and his band have recorded 20 studio releases, 15 of which have been on the Billboard charts, and played bars, concert halls, festivals and arenas around the world. There are five Grammys with Cray’s name on them! We talked about Pinot making you younger, his passion for cooking, the Northwest, the Beatles, having fun and garage bands. Damian tries to get him on as a consultant for our stage and...we drank mint tea!



43. 038: Shawn Mullins
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What's Up at the Belly Up Podcast this week features singer songwriter Shawn Mullins! We talk about Tom Waits, Shawn feels sorry for Meryl, phone apps, weird forensic cases, how the hit song Lullaby came to be, his new song My Stupid Heart, and beagles!!! We drank coffee and for dessert had a podcast take over from Steve Poltz!!



44. 037: Bill Magee
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What's Up at the Belly Up features blues guitarist Bill Magee! We talked about the time Otis Redding battled a promoter to the pond, the “Sandman” (a band’s worst nightmare), and Magee’s inspirations - the “Kings”. Bill shares one of a kind stories and memories of playing with Hendrix, James Brown, and evenings at the Apollo. Bill comes clean about a pretty strange night at the Days Inn - this episode is on fire!



45. 036: The Routine
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features The Routine - singer Bryan Barbarin and guitarist Russell Ramo! Voted Best Rock Band at the San Diego Music Awards, check out their new CD "Black Tropics". We talked about Bryan's as Tin Man, angry pandas, Russell's nice teeth, fishsticks and sadness! Meryl accidentally texts a person that their own party was lame, and ponders if humans can get kennel cough. We hear a Conference Room Sessions song, "Mountain". We drank Pabst Blue Ribbon baby.



46. 035: Dave Wakeling - The English Beat
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What's Up at the Belly Up podcast this week features Dave Wakeling of English Beat! We talk about the importance of not hot tubing alone, the strangest things he’s seen on stage, and his involvement with Green Peace. Dave tells us about his moment with David Bowie involving Red Stripe. Is Dave secretly introverted? Did he once play "Twist and Crawl" three times in a row? Listen more to find out....but the answer is yes in case you have a disorder where you need to know answers right away. We hear his song “The Love you Give Lasts Forever" in our Conference Room Sessions.



47. 034: Alyssa Jacey, Jamie Minotti and Green Flash
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features a trifecta of fun! Alyssa Jacey visiting from Nashville with the lovely singer songwriter Alyssa Jacey, Jamie Minotti of Madero Group and Alternative Power Productions and a sampling of beer from Director of Beer Education and Certified Cicerone Dave Adams with Green Flash Brewing! Jamie and D get it out in the air whether or not they hate each other, Meryl gets happily confused about beer terms and we hear a Conference Room Sessions song "Heart Breathe" from Alyssa!



48. 033: JohnnySwim
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features JohnnySwim - Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez! This episode felt less like a recording and more like a hangout with friends which I guess is the point! Light cyber stalking does pay off folks - not only are these two a super successful musical duo but they are married with an adorable child. We talk about songwriting in Nashville, how the name JohnnySwim came about, and having nice manners. They played here on their Christmas Tour but Christmas is over. We drank Mexican Mules thank you to Beertender Brit.



49. 032: Anuhea
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Anuhea! She tells us about her Hawaiian roots and upbringing, singing the National Anthem at a Vikings game, spam (the food not the e-mail annoyance), things that make us cry, and if things happen for a reason or if it's just that we are idiots. We drank red wine! You can see her live at The Observatory North Park on March 3.



50. 031: Steve Poltz
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Steve Poltz! He is playing the Belly Up on Feb 20 for his 7th Annual Birthday Bash. We start off with a call from his agent in Australia, hear the best Michael Keaton story ever, hear how a bad reaction to pot led to a party for Steve Wozniak (co-founder of Apple), what stocks to invest in, and the positive side of his recent health scare. We hear not one, not three but TWO songs at the end! We drank mint tea.



51. 030: Ryan Bingham
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Ryan Bingham! We hear his Conference Room Session song, "Nobody Knows My Trouble" and hear about how Ryan's voice is so damn great, touring with his dog, saddling horses, after parties, George Clooney and much more. We drank Modelo and it was Meryl's first one / definitely not her last.



52. 029: Bushwalla
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features one of our favorites - Billy Galewood who you also know as Bushwalla! Billy has since retired the name Bushwalla, and tells us why within this episode. We also talk about eating dog food, the need for crispy things, his very special birthday surprise at the Belly Up thrown by Jason Mraz and friends and his morning routine. There are many stories we don't finish - make the endings up for yo' fine self. We drank Green Juice.



53. Episode 28: What's Up at the Belly Up - Best of! Volume One
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This week we feature the "Best Of" Episodes 1 - 7 of the What's Up at the Belly Up podcast! We pick moments from these episodes to highlight the awesome times we have had with our guests! Thank you everyone involved for the fun times and we look forward to doing many more this year and getting as weird as possible. The people you are going to hear in the order you are going to hear them is: O (Otis), Cathryn Beeks, Benj Gershman of O.A.R. (Of a Revolution), Tim Mays / Casbah, Michael Tiernan, Beer Thirty and Karlos Paez of the B-Side Players. We also have two special Conference Room Sessions at the end - Michael Tiernan's "Run" and Karlos Paez "Amigo's".



54. Episode 27: Lee Koch
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features singer songwriter Lee Koch! We hear a Conference Room Sessions performance from Lee, talk about rollerblading, making bread and what life before, during and after appearing on The Voice. We drank Sculpin!



55. Episode 26: Tyson Motsenbocker
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features singer songwriter Tyson Motsenbocker who plays the Belly Up on December 16. We talked about taking control of talking fans, Tyson's walk up the Calfornia Coast, what makes a good listener, craigslist nightmares and we hear a Conference Room Sessions Performance. We drank Americanos!



56. Episode 25: Bob Schneider
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features the one and only Bob Schneider, who we caught up with before his packed show at the Belly Up. This is what happens when our guest picks black coffee as their drink...three cups later and we must add a a disclaimer - if you are easily offended please use this time to garden your lawn or take Zumba classes - as it gets pretty strange on this one! We talk about GIFS, his new album KING KONG VOL. III, people that scream talk during concerts, donating plasma, shaving his beard to look like Elvis, sleeping with rats and things that happen to D while on tour with Santana's son. We hear a Conference Room Session with Bob with his song, "Sweet Booty".



57. Episode 24: Jarnard "The Nardcast" Sutton
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Jarnard Sutton from Discover SD and host / founder of San Diego's music, food and culture podcast: The Nardcast. We talk about podcasts that have gone awry, being lazy in an efficient way, the Princess Bride, fake ID's, Fela Kuti and so much more! We drank coffee stout out of wine glasses.



58. Episode 23: Hilary
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Whats Up at the Belly Up this week features radio personality Hilary from FM 94.9! She is one of the best on air talents anywhere and we are lucky enough to have her here in San Diego. We start out with...you guessed it...food allergy talk, straight into her past as a punk rock phone fox and all her crazy radio stories and jobs in between! This episode is our first PAP Smear segment as well...listen to understand. We drank Kombucha cuz we are pro-biotic!!



59. Episode 22: Rob Machado
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Rob Machado! Legendary surfer, environmental activist and musician, The Rob Machado Foundation Benefit is partnering once again with the Belly Up its annual benefit concert on November 9 featuring Matt Nathanson, Brett Dennen, Andrew Wessen and Timmy Curran. Through his foundation Machado seeks to reduce water pollution, waste, and preserve its wildlife. In this episode we talk about doing stuff that makes your knees shake, the roots of Machado ancestry, why we brand cattle, why time is irrelevant when you are recording with T Bone Burnett, and being a kid at heart. We drank Yerba Matte and we liked it a latte! 



60. Episode 21: KI
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features Kiley and Erik of the band KI! We start off by hearing their song "She Knows", talk about their recent play at Kaaboo, the search of finding a bass player, and what's new for this energetic and entertaining band on the rise. We drank sparkling juice drinks and at delicious pumpkin pie that Kiley made. Go see KI live!



61. Episode 20: Tolan Shaw
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features - Tolan Shaw! Tolan just won "Best Pop Album" for his album "Chin Up" at the San Diego Music Awards so we cheersed to that and also talked about our favorite form of physical affection, the gramophone, Tolan's victory of being most athletic in high school and some hot spouse blouse talk! We drank really good hard cider - rhubarbaric in form.



62. Episode 19: Karl Denson
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This week features Karl Denson! Karl is an acclaimed and world famous saxophonist and songwriter who first came to national attention as a member of Lenny Kravitz‘s Let Love Rule-era group and is currently a member of The Rolling Stones touring band. We talk about poodles, Scott Baio, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Greyboy Allstars, chinchillas. We drank WATER!!!!

 



63. Episode 18: Al Howard
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What's Up at the Belly Up with musician, poet, writer, vinyl album lover, DJ, podcaster and smoothie drinker Al Howard! Meryl and Damian talk to Al about food allergies, opening for Mini Kiss at a motorcross event and how he ended up at a lady's house with her 21 year old cat dressed like Lady Gaga.



64. Episode 17: Chris Cote
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This week we feature: Chris Cote! Action sports personality, long-time editor of Transworld Surf, bassist and vocalist for Kut U Up, and editor in chief of Encinitas Magazine. We talk about how Chris taught an entire generation how to party and what it was like to get physically dragged off stage from someone dressed like Mr. T. We cover internet trolls, how Kut U Up started as a dare from some of the Blink 182 guys, his cult movie Riding in Vans with Boys, and talk about things we may have smuggled across countries. We drank sparkling mineral water and plan on having Chris back for a water tasting test to show his skills of discerning between brands.



65. Episode 16: Mike Pinto
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Reggae singer - songwriter Mike Pinto chose sake bombs! So we did sake bombs! We talk about keeping life on the road fun, we compare psychic visits, and Mike gives his do's and don't before you consider sky diving. Philly represent (sorry Delaware).



66. Episode 15: TJ (Timothy Joseph)
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What's Up at the Belly Up this week features TJ (Timothy Joseph) of The Palace Ballroom! We talk about TJ's aversion to apple pancakes, the angsty-est time of our lives and his Coming Clean Segment is for real amazing - it involves the hot combo of dysentery and dating. TJ performs his song "Cemetery Bride". We drink Whiskey and Coke.



67. Episode 14: Earl Thomas
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WOAH! Earl Thomas is the man. We talked about the first song he wrote getting covered by Etta James, his experiences of playing frequently abroad, the joy of solitude and his definition of what the blues is (and is not). We drank Stella and had a really good time.



68. Episode 13: Nena Anderson
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Don't mess with Nena Anderson! A singer songwriter, honky tonk, blues and Americana chick that suggested we drank whiskey in the mid-afternoon. We tell the truth on what can happen if you drink too much carrot juice, talk about turning fan letters into songs and compare Damian to a giraffe that looks like Prince. We drank Bulleit Rye with Bundaberg Ginger Beer.



69. Episode 12: Paul Cannon
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Singer songwriter Paul Cannon! We talk to him about starting from opener at the Belly Up to headlining the club, life off the grid, taking some tough situations from growing up on an Indian reservation and making it into art and music that inspire and help others. He sings his song "Love You", Meryl goes on an insect rant and Paul wins at the best Coming Clean confession ever (hint: more vasectomy talk!) We drank unsweeted iced tea.



70. Episode 11: Jonny Tarr
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Meryl and Damian talk to neo-soul, rock and pop musician Jonny Tarr! He is the bad boy of yoga, the good boy of music and rules all locations named Cardiff. We talk Welsh, speculate that Jonny will be a protective dad, and he plays us a song! There is also a lot of vasectomy talk that we almost cut out (!) but decided to leave in anyway. We drank Moscow Mules with gluten free vodka.



71. Episode 10: Nattali Rize
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Meryl and Damian caught up with Nattali Rize during a sold out show at the Belly Up and chat with her about reggae, roots and consciousness in lyrics and music. We play a round of Never Have I ever, talk about her "moment" with Santana and learn what simple things make her happy. We drank margaritas!



72. Episode 9: Pato Banton
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Reggae artist Pato Banton joins us on a very special discussion about keeping it plant based, being there for his fans sometimes when their own friends and family aren’t, a crazy incident involving his sons which later inspired his post show - prayer circle and how a talent show mishap ended up in him working with English Beat!



73. Episode 8: Tim Pyles
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Meryl and Damian talk with...Tim Pyles! Tim is like so many things including: Host of Loudspeaker on 91x, SoundDiego TV Reporter/Host and books and marketings some shows at the legendary rock club in San Diego, the Casbah! In this episode we talk all about radio in San Diego, Tim talks about trying to sneak into the Rolling Stones show, how he chooses music for his radio shows, Meryl makes him blush with compliments about his beautiful eye color and we drank champagne.



74. Episode 7: Karlos Paez of the B-Side Players
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In this week's podcast Meryl and Damian talk to Karlos Paez of the B-Side Players! This was a special episode because Damian and Karlos were travel/tour/band mates for many years! We drank Sparkling Yerba Mate with...Stoli! Karlos also plays us a song.



75. EP006: Beer Thirty
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Meryl and Damian sat down and drank up with Dino Flo and the good fellas of Beery Thirty Radio Show! For all you beer afficionado's out there, the beer gods have sent you...... a show dedicated to BEER. Dino converted Meryl into a beer lover in the first 6 minutes, Damian gave some beers a rating according to how full of a beard it was, and things just got pretty weird. 

To catch more of Beer Thirty: http://DFZradio.com/



76. EP005: O (Otisserie)
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Welcome to What's Up at the Belly Up Podcast!! 
In this session we have our friend O (Otis / Otisserie) in the studio. O is a musician, photographer, producer, Jack Fruit of all trades. O (@Otisserie) talks with Damian and Meryl about his history in San Diego Music, Foxboro Hot Tubs (Green Day) at Belly Up, a run in with Russell Simmons and having over 120 guitars at one time. We drank Kombucha and lovingly have differing opinions on thrift stores.



77. EP004: Tim Mays / The Casbah
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Meryl and Damian sit down and talk national and local booking with the amazing Tim Mays! Tim co-owns and books The Casbah and also has a part in booking most everything else music related in San Diego. The Casbah has been open since 1989. Its first location had a legal capacity of 75 and hosted such bands as: Nirvana, Smashing Pumpkins, Lemonheads, The Jesus Lizard, and Rocket From The Crypt. We hear stories on behind the scenes at The Casbah and get Tim's advice for those looking to break into this industry. We drank Mexican Coca Cola.



78. EP003: Benj Gershman of O.A.R.
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Meryl and Damian sat down with Benj Gershman of pop / rock band O.A.R (Of A Revolution).! We talked about Benj throwing out the first pitch at the Padres, what it was like to play at Carnegie Hall and Madison Square Gardens, what it really takes for a band to stay together for decades and a lot more! Benj is going to come back on the podcast with his alter-ego so be on the lookout for him/her/it. We drank vodka and peach juice!



79. EP002: Cathryn Beeks
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What's Up at the Belly Up!? In this episode Meryl and Damian talk to entertainment coordinator, musician and radio personality Cathryn Beeks about everything ranging from an unfortunate crocodile incident, who she met busking on the streets of Colorado, ​her locally renowned talent showcases and much more! We drank a Not so Stiff CashewCauc (Cashew Milk with Kahula). Cathryn is amazing and follow her because she is always announcing some big things!



80. EP001: What's Up at the Belly Up: Michael Tiernan
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Meryl and Damian of the Belly Up Podcast talk to Southern Calfornia singer songwriter Michael Tiernan! We discuss his 5th album, "Inside Your Head", hear how Michael spends his royalty checks and discuss the delicate balance between musicianship and fatherhood! We also make bad percussion puns....stick with us.