Whiskey Riff Raff

Whiskey Riff Raff

A podcast by Whiskey Riff for the country fan. On 'Whiskey Riff Raff,' Steve Gazibara and Wes Langeler give an unfiltered and unapologetic take on country music, life, and all the craziness that comes with it. Laugh with us. Rant with us. Drink with us.... Show More

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Kenny Chesney says fans are "horny" for live music, he postpones his tour until 2021, what concerts will look like when they eventually return, Garth Brooks STILL not releasing his album, dating and meeting new people during these times, what's next for "live" music, and plenty more.

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We're back (Steve is now a dad, and there's a global pandemic going on...). And we're drinking. All the time. That's all there is to do right now. From the garage beer fridge beer, to pretending your house is a country festival, drinking is getting all of us through quarantine. Drink a few with us...

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A review of The Rock's new tequila, Teremana, which is perfect for these crazy times when you don't want to feel your face. We also briefly discuss "boyfriend country."

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April 2, 2020 31 min

A giveaway for the listeners, and we remember the late, great, soundtrack to our lives growing up - Joe Diffie. RIP, Pickup Man.

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Whoa. Where do you start. We're living in crazy times - we discuss everything from country music to sports to the grocery stores when it comes to the Coronavirus pandemic. Be safe and be smart out there. Cheers. 

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February 28, 2020 67 min

Ryan Hurd joins us to talk about Corona and 38% of Americans being scared to drink it because of Coronavirus (we also drink Corona), how the pregnancy with Maren has been from his position as the soon-to-be father, Cubs baseball, Houston cheating, songwriting, growing a fan base, the "fake it 'til you make it" Nashville people, and plenty more. 

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We discuss the new remix of "Yummy" by Justin Bieber and Florida Georgia Line, a great tweet and concept album honoring Turnpike Troubadours, hangover cures by George Strait and Eric Church, and celebrity booze brands. 

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We discuss the new Sam Hunt music and what people are saying, the massive country fest shakeup, dad beers and the best beers ranked, and Valentine's Day.

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Where are they now? We discuss some artists we miss hearing and a new 90's country band (Hot Country Knights) bringing us back to the stuff we grew up on.

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New year, new season of 'The Bachelor,' new bullsh*t. Jake Owen writes a song inspired by Hannah Brown. Country artists with "connections" to the show. Let's drink and chat about Peter... 

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December 27, 2019 27 min

Cheers to a great year. We discuss the best of the year, and the worst. 

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From the backseat of Glenn, his 1989 Chevy Caprice station wagon, we chat with Logan Mize in route to one of Chicago's most iconic dive bars. Malorts were had.

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We put the spotlight on five artists poised for a MONSTER 2020: Zach Bryan, Ingrid Andress, Tenille Townes, Randall King, and Parker McCollum. 

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We asked the listeners to submit their questions about country music and whatever else they could think up – we picked the best ones, and answered.

Submit your questions to shop@whiskeyriff [dot] com, if we answer, you’ll get a prize pack from Whiskey Riff Shop after the next episode of Your Questions, Our Thoughtful Drunk Answers.

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November 21, 2019 39 min

We drink a bunch of wine and talk about Sam Hunt's DUI, Thomas Rhett's wild podcast interview where he says he wanted to be Eric Church, the GRAMMYs and Eric Church calling out G (Garth). 

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November 16, 2019 52 min

We recap the CMA Awards, drink wine, and get flustered. 

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A recap of our weekend down in Jake Owen's hometown, Vero Beach, FL, Riley Green's "Bury Me In Dixie" controversy, giving Kane Brown credit on his new song, Sturgill and Tyler Childers' new tour, AND the story of the day, Luke Combs and that knockout new album. 

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Nashville's haunted house that will pay you $20,000 if you can survive 10+ hours, Luke Bryan receiving 'Album of the Decade,' and his new single full of laser lights and night clubs, Cody Jinks burning up the charts with his two new albums, Urban/Church reunite, and the Opry returning to TV.


And some ranting...

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October 16, 2019 25 min

(The second installment of Wes on an edible)

Every artist has a brand. The fans do too. We discuss the personal "brands" of today's country artists. 

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October 8, 2019 47 min

Who puts asses in the seats? Who pretends? Who's a great live performer, and who's not? Miranda's pick for 'Entertainer of the Year,' and plenty more.

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