Kiowa Bryan, national r(h)um princess of Spiribam (Rhum Clement, Rhum J.M., & more) chats about all things Caribbean (agricoles and calypso), hospitality nonprofit Another Round Another Rally, and her bartending and musical theatre days. Check out her way amazing playlist here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0fneZQXQmPgFCfHJfCsyMT?si=fC31tn87TNuMQwE8L4IHrw
This special compilation podcast features past guests who have music available that you can listen to in lockdown. Since many bartenders are struggling to pay the bills while bars are shut down, consider buying some tunes (or donating to one of many bar related charities) to help our out of work bartenders. They've been there for us, now it's our turn!
2019 Speed Rack champion Kat Corbo has stories about her rock and roll promotion days as well as life behind the bar at The Study in LA, while teaching us a thing or two about St. Germain. She also made us a massive playlist to rock out to: https://open.spotify.com/user/shebmo
This special compilation podcast features past guests who have books or blogs available for one to enjoy while the world is in lockdown waiting out the coronavirus. Since the bar industry is in tatters, consider buying a book (or donating to one of many bar related charities) to help our out of work bartenders. They've been there for us, now it's our turn!
Mark Ferraro, bar manager of LA's legendary haunt The Dresden, talks on the podcast about modernizing a bar program in a historical joint while keeping the classics classic. Also, how to book music in a venue ruled by lounge stars Marty & Elayne! Spotify playlist here: https://open.spotify.com/user/shebmo
Kraig Rovensky - drink maker, drummer, tour manager & lead lumberjack of Seattle's Life on Mars - tells us some band in a van stories and gives props to Canadian booze. He also makes a pretty mean playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/53crKs68pG6eynJLQXx8tY
Stephen Kurpinsky, co-founder of San Diego's Bartender's Weekend (also Of George's By the Cove, Hundred Proof) chats about the Tijuana scene, making musical noise, revitalizing old bars, & creating community. Listen to this playlist when you're done with the podcast: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7oBkE7R9JHffifizVTveHd
Konrad Kantor of Manolito (New Orleans) tells us about DJing electro classics, bartending trips to Cuba, & the metal bands you need to hear to melt your brain properly. He even made us quite the playlist! Check it here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/38Xm69LymT06rlRXFNSBxA
Fraser Hamilton, bar director of Miami's legendary Sweet Liberty, tells us of his magical sweet potato Painkiller, bad dancing, comedy Spanish, & the pursuit of happiness. He also made us a helluva mixtape here: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6fOAXokXYG4K5F6KrbMomR
Erin Rose, bar director for Colombia's Grupo Takami who can often be found behind the bar at Bogota's Black Bear, cumbias her way into our hearts while teaching us about being an US ex-pat crafting cocktail menus with distinctly Colombian ingredients. Spotify playlist? Por supuesto! https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1RKS3IOwSmLT4T5JBGupde