Episode #33. Musician on tour Jesse Thomas comes on the show to discuss growing up in Kentucky, living in LA, being on a Starbucks download card while working at Trader Joes, and competitive fast pitch softball. She plays two songs, one of which is a debut performance.  Greggory Hammond and Andres Gallego talk about volunteering for the organization "Guitars Not Guns", working with at-risk-youth, and their personal experience growing up in at-risk conditions spanning from drugs, to prison, to survival training, to giving back.  Our show is brought to you by our Amazon link, which gives us a piece of your purchase if you click through the sponsor link on our website.  This podcast is also brought to you by ToriRocksRealEstate.com, GrowthGroup.com, Saucony, RCS Photography, and Cue Recording Studios. 

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_033.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 8:09pm PDT

032 - The Beanstalk Library

Episode #32. Our guest today is band The Beanstalk Library, fronted by TCL regular and amateur saxophonist Ryan Walker.  Discussion includes heckling at shows, car alarms from hell, and the rise and fall of the Washington Bullets led by keyboardist Joel. A spirited round of "Show & Tell" is played where guitarist Brian Pagels brandishes a rusty saw he uses for protection while bassist David goes the more literary route.  Adam Neubauer loves his wallet and Erin Ryan has two first names. Justin and Sean discuss recent behind the scenes drama.  Our show is brought to you by our Amazon link, which gives us a piece of your purchase if you click through the sponsor link on our website.  This podcast is also brought to you by ToriRocksRealEstate.com, GrowthGroup.com, Saucony, RCS Photography, and Cue Recording Studios. 

 

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_032.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:23am PDT

Episode #30.  Three great guests come in Studio D and talk to Justin and Sean including Snuffy Walden (composer for the music on “The Wonder Years”, “West Wing”, “Sports Night”, “Nashville”), Leroy Miller (former member of Smashmouth and song placements on “Scrubs”, “Driven”, “Alias”) and Sara Niemietz (broadway actress, season two “Glee” cast member, supporting actress on “Akleelah and The Bee”).  Snuffy talks about his musical start in strip clubs, Leroy reflects on his cross country bike trip at 12 years old in the Boy Scouts, and Sara talks about her upcoming single with blues legend Keb' Mo’.  Finally, 13 year old music reviewer Joshua Kirk reviews the Old 97’s record “Wreck Your Life”.  Our show is brought to you by our Amazon link, which gives us a piece of your purchase if you click through the sponsor link on our website.  This podcast is also brought to you by ToriRocksRealEstate.com, GrowthGroup.com, Saucony, RCS Photography, and Cue Recording Studios. 

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_030.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:00am PDT

029 - Bobby Thompson, Jeffrey Platts, Marlene Hall

#29.  Our new website is up!  Check it out at www.thecircuslife.com.  Jeffrey Platts, a dating and life coach, comes on the show to analyze Justin and Raf's relationship status and facilitate an eye gazing game between Justin and Marlene Hall. Sean and Marlene don't see eye to eye on practices pertaining to dog fostering. Finally, Bobby Thompson of the bands Blueheart Revival and Mud Rey comes on and plays some songs on electric and lap steel guitars.  Justin grills Bobby on his cuffed jeans.  Our show is brought to you by ToriRocksRealEstate.com, GrowthGroup.com, Saucony, RCS Photography, and Cue Recording Studios. 

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_029.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:00am PDT

#028. Phillip Noss comes in Studio D to play songs off his new record and tell us about how his longtime girlfriend Frances told him to "%#$@ off" on the playground eleven years ago when they first met. Victoria Vox drops by and helps explain the use, overuse, and misuse of emoticons, which is a divisive topic for Sean and Justin.  Rafael Suanes somehow becomes the butt of all jokes and speaks about the upcoming debut of he and Justin's new video project "UnrehearsedDC".  Justin and Sean gear up for the release of the brand new TCL website.  Our show is brought to you by ToriRocksRealEstate.com, GrowthGroup.com, Saucony, RCS Photography, and Cue Recording Studios.

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_Episode_028.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:30pm PDT

014.  DC-based gypsy brass band "Black Masala" comes on TCL to perform and help promote our show "The Circus Life LIVE" on November 23rd at the Rock and Roll Hotel in DC.  Nick Hardt from OnTap Magazine and Paul Vodra of Hometown Sounds drop in as Justin and his friend Brett talk about friends who come out of the woodwork when they're single again their recent "man-date" to the Kennedy Center and the Metro Cooking Show.  Today's show is brought to you by GrowthGroup.comToriRocksRealEstate.com, and Cue Recording Studios. 

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_Episode_014.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:12pm PDT

#009. YouTube celebrity and comedian Remy Munasifi, aka "GoRemy", comes on the show tell us about the inception of his Internet fame and sings a song about our beloved DC metro system.  MH & His Orchestra brings their 9 piece collective into the Red Room to sing songs about women and trains. It should be noted that the saxophone player had a huge black eye but Justin was too freaked out to mention it on the show. Our program is brought up you by GrowthGroup.com, Westover Beer Garden, Saucony Shoes, RCS Photography, and Cue Recording Studios. 

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_Episode_009.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:34am PDT

Episode #004.  Jim Ebert speaks with the boys in Studio A about producing such people as Meredith Brooks, Butch Walker, and Cowboy Mouth.  We hear live performances from Mary Ann Redmond and Dusty Rose who tell us about recording for Motown Records and the trials and tribulations of being a studio manager.  Justin talks about a recent date that found him at a wig shop and how he has started speaking with Sean more than his own parents. This show is brought to you by Dogwood Tavern, Saucony Shoes, Sweetwater.com, and Cue Recording Studios. 

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_Episode_004.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 8:24pm PDT

Episode #003. Three shows in!  On today's installment of TCL we speak with chef Will Artley, executive chef of Pizzeria Orso and recent contestant on Food Network's "Chopped".  Will brings in food for our panel to try including Kate Moran and Ben Tufts (who came back because he heard there was food). Jasmine Gillison drops by to play a new song. Hopefully by now she's gotten herself a Facebook page.  Our show is sponsored by Dogwood Tavern, Saucony Shoes, Sweetwater.com, and Cue Recording Studios. Thanks for listening and please tell a friend!

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_Episode_003.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 6:54am PDT

Episode #002!  On today's show we started with Justin speaking with Ben Tufts, DC area drummer and longtime friend, about Ben's recent benefit show and the dating app "Tinder". Then band "The Cowards Choir" came in featuring Andy Zipf, Ryan Walker, Adam Neubauer, and Ben Tufts.  They played two songs and helped debut our new segment "Show and Tell" in which Andy read to the group from his childhood children's book. Today's show is brought to you by Dogwood Tavern and Saucony Shoes. 

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_Episode_002.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 5:53pm PDT



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