Which Way Is Catering? with Justine & Bruce

Which Way Is Catering? with Justine & Bruce

Variety Attractions is celebrating 60 years in the entertainment industry with a podcast that is focused on the relationships formed over the years. “Which Way Is Catering?” is a balance of wit and substance featuring exclusive conversations with touring artists and live concert industry professionals, produced in an “All Access” backstage atmosphere. Hosts Justine and Bruce can’t wait to put a smile on your face with stories from life on the road as you join them backstage when the conversation begins with “Which Way Is Catering?" Find out more at www.varietyattractions.com

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June 24, 2022 27 min

Justine and Bruce continue their conversation with Michael Ray on this edition of ‘Which Way Is Catering?’ 

Michael talks about ‘Whiskey and Rain’, his first CD he bought, biggest highlight of his career, Guinness Book of World Records and sparklers, Post Malone, Higher Education Project, The Opry, Karaoke go to song, Brantley Gilbert plays a prank, and sending random packages.

He discusses ‘wish I did and wish I didn’t’, UFC &...

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On this week’s episode of ‘Which Way Is Catering? with Justine and Bruce’, they start the conversation with Michael Ray sharing stories about apartment living, neighbors and traditional country music.

Michael chats Variety Attractions, catering, hunting and grilling gator, grandfather stories, and collaborating with Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top!

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June 10, 2022 40 min

On this edition of ‘Which Way Is Catering? with Justine and Bruce’, the podcast begins as Bruce and David Lowery travel down memory lane working together at Backporch Records on the FOREVER record.

David talks about injuries on the road, Johnny Hickman joining the band, playing for the Clinton’s, meeting Steve Wozniak of Apple, what nights are best to meet people in Nashville, teaching at the University of Georgia, favorite venues ...

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June 3, 2022 44 min

Justine and Bruce sit down with Danny Aguilar, Assistant General Manager & Director of Marketing at the Delaware State Fair on this edition of ‘Which Way Is Catering?’

Justine and Bruce serve up the conversation with Danny on the topic of the Variety Attractions family, the voice of the York State Fair, hospitality riders, artist requests, Darius Rucker, people watching, folks and friendships, and how he would love to sit dow...

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May 27, 2022 43 min

This week on ‘Which Way Is Catering?’, Justine and Bruce continue their conversation with Brantley Gilbert

Brantley talks about collaborations with other artists, his relationship with his band and staff, memories of the Willie Nelson Throwdown Tour, catering favorites, 'Noodlin’ (Hillbilly Hand Fishing), his top fears, Civil War reenactments with his grandfather as the 'Little Drummer Boy', unusual meet & greet g...

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May 20, 2022 31 min

As they kick off Season Three of ‘Which Way Is Catering?’, Justine and Bruce step into the 'Dawg House' and enter the world of Brantley Gilbert

Brantley gives a tour of his man cave, talks songwriting and putting songs on a record, meeting up with Toby Keith, signing “heads and tabs” at an in-store appearance, and BG Nation.

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January 21, 2022 39 min

Today’s episode of ‘Which Way Is Catering? with Justine and Bruce - Drake White stops by and adds his thoughts about comfortable clothing, bringing the heat to every performance, grounding experiences, songwriting & storytelling, musical influences, sit in an ice hut and drink 70 beers in Wisconsin, build a fire change a tire, Whitewood Hollow, backstage vibe from Zac Brown, hardcore fans, Elon Musk, and Ford Broncos.

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January 14, 2022 38 min

Justine and Bruce continue their conversation on today’s ‘Which Way Is Catering?’ with Nik Wallenda. Nik shares stories about helicopters, overcoming fears, his footwear, overcoming accidents, biggest inspirations, future walks and maybe walking in space!

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January 7, 2022 30 min

Don’t look down as Justine and Bruce take a walk on the high wire with Nik Wallenda on this edition of ‘Which Way Is Catering?’. Bruce starts off the podcast with a story about Nik’s longest walk ever, logistics to make a walk happen, stories about walks in Times Square, The Grand Canyon, over Volcanoes, how he grew up with fairs and Variety Attractions and distractions while on the wire.

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December 31, 2021 50 min

Justine and Bruce had an opportunity to talk with country singer Tracy Byrd on this episode of ‘Which Way Is Catering’. Tracy shared some great stories about being on the road with George Moffett and Todd Boltin of Variety Attractions and “fried chicken”, friendship with Tracy Lawrence & others, hair styles, crossing the line at meet and greets, realize the meaning of his songs, dropping out of college, cancelled shows, great v...

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December 17, 2021 46 min

Justine and Bruce continue their conversation with Tony Levin on this edition of ‘WhichWay Is Catering?’ Tony describes Peter Gabriel’s reaction when he is taking photos with his camera from the stage, his new photo book, favorite musical thing to do, Sleepytime Gorilla Museum, another excellent question from Justine, studio recording sessions with John Lennon/Alice Cooper/David Bowie/Lou Reed/Pink Floyd, King Crimson and Peter Gab...

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December 10, 2021 41 min

On this week’s episode of ‘Which Way Is Catering? with Justine and Bruce’, legendary bass player Tony Levin shares some of his many experiences throughout his career. Justine and Bruce talk to Tony about the Harley-Davidson 100th Anniversary, Spinal Tap, life and times with Peter Gabriel, road stories with King Crimson, Royal Albert Hall inLondon, Real World Studios, and stage production ideas featuring a helicopter!

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December 3, 2021 43 min

Not everyone turns down a job of selling bacon and butter...but Justine and Bruce have the pleasure to sit down with the man who did, legendary record label executive Phil Carson on this edition of ‘Which Way Is Catering?’. Phil talks about his history with Foreigner and Variety Attractions, life on the road with Jimmy Page & Led Zeppelin, branding the band Foreigner, Sir Richard Branson & Virgin Records, the signing of AC/...

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November 26, 2021 44 min

Justine and Bruce sit down with Marla Calico, President & CEO of the International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) on this edition of ‘Which Way Is Catering?’. Justine and Bruce serve up the conversation with Marla on the topic of craft beers, the Ozark Empire Fair, fun with The Judds, hospitality riders, an interesting evening with Ted Nugent, street entertainers, a Fair prank gone bad, and walking an elephant thro...

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November 19, 2021 31 min

This week on ‘Which Way Is Catering?’, Justine and Bruce continue their conversation with Toby Keith. Toby shares with you his most memorable moments with his hero Merle Haggard, ‘Beer For My Horses’ with Willie Nelson, catering stories with the crew guys, touring with Brooks and Dunn, his two “craziest” cities, a brief wrestling career, and an interesting meet and greet massage invitation. 

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November 12, 2021 31 min

As they kick off Season Two of ‘Which Way Is Catering?’, Justine and Bruce ‘Should’ve Been A Cowboy’ when chatting with long time friend of Variety Attractions, Toby Keith. Toby shares how important George Moffett meant to him, a memorable show in the pouring rain, talking about the days as a bar band, becoming a songwriter, being rejected by Capitol Records, the most played song in the 90’s, and the songs that meant the most to hi...

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Thanks for listening to Season 1! Justine and Bruce had such a great time with Season 1 of Which Way Is Catering? that they are putting together their wish list for Season 2! This fall you can expect to hear road stories from guests Toby Keith, Tony Levin, Nik Wallenda, Drake White and Tracy Byrd. Industry professionals join the party to chat about signing artists, managing acts, and their favorite craft beers.  Justine and Bruce a...

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May 28, 2021 56 min

Get your motor running as Justine and Bruce take a ride with Rod Essig from Creative Artists Agency (CAA) on this edition of "Which Way Is Catering?" Rod shares his love of motorcycles, Sturgis Bike Parade, working with Prince, singing back-up for Sonny and Cher, early days with Taylor Swift, working with Jim Croce, meet and greet with John Cougar Mellencamp, collaboration of Tim McGraw and Elton John, and growing up in a s...

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May 21, 2021 49 min

Justine and Bruce had an opportunity to talk with Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop on this episode of "Which Way Is Catering?" Mallory shared some great stories about being on the road with her mom Shari Lewis and the beginning of Lamb Chop, the first time Justine and Bruce met Lamb Chop, Lamb Chop skydiving, Lamb Chop the Doctor being sassy with Bruce, and times with David Copperfield in Las Vegas.

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May 14, 2021 49 min

Today’s episode of "Which Way Is Catering? with Justine and Bruce," Tony Conway of Conway Entertainment Group keeps the party going with stories from the road. The conversation starts with professional wrestling, his start in the business and joining Buddy Lee, Chili with Willie (Nelson), the beginning of Farm Aid, and a surprise request from the record label while putting the first Farm Aid lineup together.

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