#006.  Today's show marks two things: 1) Our first beer episode, and 2) The first time Justin officially gets drunk on the show.  Westover Beer Garden owner Devin Hicks comes by to facilitate a blind taste testing for our panel and fails to tell us ahead of time that most of the beers were 9% alcohol.  Mundy drops by to discuss her love of neon and pointy objects.  Our musical guests Rebecca Haviland and Chris Anderson of "Whiskey Heart" play some songs, tell us about NYC life, and desperately try not to give away the plot of "Breaking Bad" to Justin, who is currently playing catch up.  Our show is sponsored by RCS Photography, Dogwood Tavern, Saucony Shoes, Sweetwater.com, and Cue Recording Studios.

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_Episode_006.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am PDT

#005 It's truly our pleasure to have 12 year old Joshua Kirk on today's show who discusses music with us, his love for Philly band Dr. Dog, and cooking with Guy Fieri.  Alex Vans drops in to discuss his move from suburban living to inner city hipster life.  Finally, musician Laura Tsaggaris, a new mother which we completely forget to talk about, plays two songs for us and proceeds to fall in love with our 12 year old music reviewer Joshua.  Our show is brought to you by Dogwood Tavern, Sweetwater.com, Saucony Shoes, and Cue Recording Studios.  

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_Episode_005.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:23pm 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

Episode #001.  This is the inaugural episode of The Circus Life. Meet your host Justin Trawick, a DC area songwriter, along with sound engineer Sean Russell.  To celebrate the first show we invited four DC songwriters in to talk about music, DC, and play live for us including Dave Farah, Bradley Rhodes (of Melodime), Andrea Pais, and Paul Pfau.  Thanks for listening!

Direct download: The_Circus_Life_-_Episode_001.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:30am PDT





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