Hamms Crossover with RooHamm and Roo Bus!

Introducing the ultimate in Bonnaroo podcast collaborations! We team up with Parker and Jake from RooHamm and Daniel and Sharla from the Roo Bus for an epic conversation about Bonnaroo, music, and of course Hamms... Read More

Bonnaroo Fantasy Draft

Brad, Barry, and Russ draft their Top 5 Bonnaroo artists in the first ever What Podcast Fantasy Draft. And we’d like you to pick the best one! Vote in our poll over at @thewhat_podcast on... Read More

Mitch Ryder

In a very special episode of The What Podcast, Brad and Barry sit down with rock-and-roll and blues legend Mitch Ryder. Not only has Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels played Itchycoo, he was the... Read More

Bonnaroo 2021 or 2022?

Patreon Bill joins Brad and Barry to share his tales of driving 17 hours to Manchester and then waiting in line another 11 to get in. And, he still fell in love with Bonnaroo. Plus,... Read More

The End of Season 3

Listeners of The What Podcast should not be surprised Bonnaroo 2020 was cancelled. We Brad, Barry and Lord Taco put the wraps on this season and reflect on the news and predictions we brought you.... Read More

Virtual Camp Nutbutter Part 3

In our final installment of Virtual Camp Nutbutter, Brad, Barry, and Russ are joined by some of our long-time campmates: Hillary, Nicky T, Bryan Stone, Dinson, and Chrissy! We reminisce about Bonnaroos past and imagine... Read More


In a first for The What Podcast, Barry talks to an artist not on the Bonnaroo lineup. EmiSunshine is a young up-and-coming star in the country music scene, although her musical style isn’t contained by... Read More

Bonnaroo Day

It’s Bonnaroo Day…or at least, it should be. We reflect on what would have been our arrival on The Farm today, and also speculate about Bonnaroo’s apparent silence on social media lately. What could it... Read More

Force Majeure

Unless you are a lawyer, the term might not meant much to you as a music fan or artist before, but it will from now on. Today we have a fascinating conversation with Jeff Becker,... Read More

Larkin Poe

This week on The What Podcast, Barry talks with Larkin Poe and their (hopeful) return to Bonnaroo this year. Is Septemberoo still likely to happen? What shows are we binge watching while staying at home?... Read More

EOB In the House

Brad and Barry talk new music, vinyl and festivals with Ed O’Brien from Radiohead and Jesse and Melanie from the Rust and Wax record shop at The What Podcast. (We promise it’s Ed O’Brien in... Read More

Paradise Lost

Brad and Barry are joined by Lord Taco and What Podcast Patreon Frank to talk about Bonnaroo and the pandemic, but also the loss of the legendary John Prine. Intro Music: “In Spite of Ourselves”... Read More

COVID-19: What’s Next

It’s the episode we didn’t want to make, but felt like it needs to be talked about. The Coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19, is taking out festivals left and right. What’s next? What does... Read More

Bonnaroulette Part 1

Staying away from the conspiracy theories and worry for a couple of weeks until it calms down, we dive into the lineup with part 1 of Bonnaroulette! Brad and Barry spin the “wheel” and see... Read More

Bonnaroo Sells Out: Ken Weinstein

This is not a regularly scheduled episode, but with the recent news about the festival selling out, we had to get Ken Weinstein from Big Hassle Media on the phone and talk about it. Please... Read More

Moon River

It’s our first Patreon chat! Barry and Brad talk with Roo fan Aaron from Orlando and Moon River co-founder Drew Holcomb as well as Brad from AC Entertainment. Intro Music: “Lost in Yesterday” by Tame... Read More

Electric: Booking The Other/Plazas

What is “Future Bass”? How are the Plazas curated? Brad and Barry talk with Bobby and Sophie from C3 Presents and get an education on EDM, and learn about the evolution of the campground plazas... Read More


Brad and Barry discuss all things Lizzo and we have an added bonus with Brad’s interview with the rising superstar back in May. Intro Music: “Water Me” by Lizzo Read More

Lineup Behind the Scenes: Part 2

Part 2 of our interview with Ted, Steve, and Bryan at AC Entertainment in Knoxville, TN. This was a fascinating look into the world of festival booking and how the entire lineup is curated and... Read More

Lineup Behind The Scenes: Part 1

Brad and Barry leave the friendly confines of The What Podcast’s worldwide headquarters and travel to Knoxville to talk directly with Ted, Steve and Bryan at AC Entertainment about how they book the Bonnaroo lineup.... Read More
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