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Join Andy Frasco on his travels around the world, interviewing all sorts of folk about their divergent paths. Andy focuses on the adventure life brings to those who dare to pursue their dreams and travel. Like our path in life... we get off track sometimes but we always get back to the road and what inspires us.
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Quarantine! It is a time of civil unrest. Live music may well be cancelled into late 2021, so why wait to get wild? Andy and the crew are throwing a digital, interactive music festival Aug 21st & 22nd and want YOU to be part of the experience. Good tunes? CHECK. Legendary sit-ins? CHECK. Mind altering substances? CHECK. On the Interview Hour we welcome Dominic Lalli from Big Gigantic. Dom talks about his newly released jazz record and what the future may hold. Shawn sings and Ahri reviews. This is EP 94. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Check out Big Gigantic www.biggigantic.net Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Travis Gray Shawn Eckels  Arno Bakker 
Andy's here to scatter some love flakes atop the fishbowl that is this quarantined life. Tune in for your weekly pump up and don't let the doomsdays get you down. On the Interview Hour we welcome Devon Allman and Duane Betts of The Allman Betts Band! Andy picks their brain about growing up with rockstar parents and how it's affected their unique artistry and output. Dolav feels passionate about something during halftime. Are you drinking enough water? This is EP 93. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Check out The Allman Betts Band www.allmanbettsband.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Dolav Cohen Andee Avila Shawn Eckels  Arno Bakker 
Andy welcomes us back to the show this week with updates and general encouragements to drink more water and eat six things of fruit. And on the interview hour we welcome another member of the legendary Lettuce crew, Eric "Benny" Bloom! This dude is awesome (don't skip this one y'all). Shawn and Andee recount the tale of Raw Dog and we close out with our buddy, Evan from 14er to talk about some good medicine. This is EP 92 Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Check out www.ericbennybloom.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Andee Avila Shawn Eckels  Arno Bakker 
EP 91: Michael Franti

EP 91: Michael Franti

2020-07-1401:22:19

Join us for another adventure through psychedelic landscapes with Andy Frasco. Breathe deeply & relax your ear holes as they gulp down the audio positivity deeper into your psyche; cuz on the Interview Hour we welcome the peaceful protest legend himself, Michael Franti! Michael fills us in on what protest looks like while being "stuck" on the beautiful island of Bali. Arno introduces Ernie during halftime and Caleb sings. Stay focused! And don't forget to keep up the fight for justice. This is EP 91. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Power to the Peaceful michaelfranti.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Arno Bakker  Caleb Hawley Shawn Eckels 
While Andy chases waterfalls in Breckenridge (apologies to TLC), he reflects on his life and the gratitude overfloweth. Remember who you are, find yourself, and love that person. On the Interview Hour we welcome Dave Bruzza from Greensky Bluegrass! Ahri gives a July 4th PSA and Shawn sings a cover song by Neal Casal. Let your freak flag fly and don't be afraid to find a new path: Andy reviews DMT to close us out. This is ep 90. Black Lives Matter. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Listen to Greensky Bluegrass: www.greenskybluegrass.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Shawn Eckels Brian Schwartz Arno Bakker  Shawn Eckels 
Hi, how are you? Listen in for your weekly audio respite and hear Andy embrace an honest helping of humility. On the Interview Hour we are elated to welcome Tarriona "Tank" Ball from wsp-favorite, Tank and the Bangas! Listen in to get her read on this cultural awakening that many of us are experiencing and to soak up the valuable insights she has to offer. Ahri imagines variant sexual appetites, Shawn sings a song, and Arno has a special message at the end of the episode. Black Lives Matter. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Bring some joy into your life, listen to Tank and the Bangas: www.tankandthebangas.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Arno Bakker  Shawn Eckels 
EP 88: John Craigie

EP 88: John Craigie

2020-06-1601:34:05

In a world beset by inequity perpetrated by a legion of lesser men, we breathlessly look for respite and find Andy Frasco dancing his tuchus off for y'all. Watch the funny man dance and find balance restored to your Saturday nights. And on the Interview Hour we welcome show favorite, John Craigie! Hear words of wisdom direct from the lips of this modern day legend. Dolav has strong feelings about sports and Arno fills the air with the sweet sound of satire. This is EP 88 and Black Lives Matter.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast Stream to support Black Lives Matter movement: Zoe Amira YouTube For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Keep up with John Craigie johncraigiemusic.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Brian Schwartz Dolav Cohen Arno Bakker  Shawn Eckels  Andee Avila
EP 87: Nahko

EP 87: Nahko

2020-06-0301:29:28

Andy returns this week to deliver a message of hope and unity for a troubled nation. And on the interview hour, he goes tête-à-têtes with singer/songwriter, Nahko! They talk about the new album, the band, his family, and much more. Shawn & Tobi sing and Ahri imagines alternate sexual proclivities. Andy welcomes Lyle Divinsky as co-host to process some emotions and the cold reality of racism in this country. Demand change. This is EP 87 Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast Stream to support Black Lives Matter movement: Zoe Amira YouTube For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Get yourself some Nahko online at nahko.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Shawn & Tobi Eckels Arno Bakker 
EP 86: Theo Katzman

EP 86: Theo Katzman

2020-05-2601:40:19

We kick off this week with Shawn going the (Social) Distance. Andy catches us up on his workaholism and offers us all a hit on his dab rig of unending encouragement. On a very special Interview Hour, we're proud to welcome the inimitable, Theo Katzman! They talk Theo's origin story, Vulfpeck's humble beginnings in Ann Arbor, & the immutable 'north star' that compels Theo to put in the Hard Work. We close out with Ari Fink from SiriusXM as co-host. It's EP 86 yo. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Don't sleep on Modern Johnny! follow Theo at www.theokatzman.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Shawn Eckels Chris Lorentz Arno Bakker  Caleb Hawley Ari Fink
EP 85: Shakey Graves

EP 85: Shakey Graves

2020-05-1901:35:19

Big week on the WSP as we welcome Alejandro Rose-Garcia, aka Shakey Graves to the Interview Hour! Andy and Alejandro talk about growing up, the myth of the Puer Aeternus (Peter Pan Syndrome), and some wild stories about a haunted guitar sprinkled throughout. Ahri reviews fatherhood in the time of Covid. Shawn and Tobi duet a John Prine song (RIP). Did Danny Zagayer sleep with Andy's mom? Listen in and find out. This is ep 85. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Check out the inimitable www.shakeygraves.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Shawn & Tobi Eckels Danny Zagayer Ahri Findling Arno Bakker 
EP 84: Doom Flamingo

EP 84: Doom Flamingo

2020-05-1201:07:49

Held up in isolation, we look deep inside for inspiration... and find DOOM FLAMINGO on the Interview Hour! These beautiful, synthwave angels share what it's like coming up in Charleston, South Carolina, hustling side gigs as a wedding band, and about one of our favorite venues: The Charleston Pour House. Arno loses sleep during halftime and Shawn reminds us that Rock & Roll ain't pretty... but it's pretty f'n cool. Stay safe and imbibe the sweet nectar of Andy's ceaseless encouragement. This is EP 84. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Study up on your synth-wave and get hip to www.doomflamingo.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Shawn Eckels Ahri Findling Arno Bakker 
Andy checks in with yall on the top of the episode and administers his brand of Pump-Up encouragement. And on the interview hour we welcome lead singer, Rachael Price from Lake Street Dive! Shawn pays tribute to the late, great John Prine; whilst Arno satirically steers us down a wild, rambling riverboat ride of insanity. Andy and his babbling buddies close out the show. EP 83 sounds like this. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Don't miss out on the superb, Lake Street Dive  Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Shawn Eckels Ahri Findling Arno Bakker 
Andy Frasco & the U.N. have a new album out! We check in with Andy as he shares more insights from The Mushroom Bunker (i.e. his home). On the Interview Hour we welcome back a bright star in a dark night, Keller Williams! He and Andy talk about the future of music in a post-covid world. Dolav has strong feelings about sports. We welcome guest co-host, fellow podcaster & comedian, Jamie Kilstein to close us out this week. It's episode 82 yo. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Keep On Keepin' On" on iTunes Spotify  Don't sleep on Keller! https://kellerwilliams.net/ And tune in to Jamie Kilstein's Podcast jamiekilsteinpodcast.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Dolav Cohen Ahri Findling Arno Bakker 
EP 81: Anders Osborne

EP 81: Anders Osborne

2020-04-2101:34:37

Living ever relentlessly in the Real World, Schwartz gives Andy some admittedly good advice to start the show. And we are ecstatic to welcome WSP show favorite, Anders Osborne to the Interview Hour! Andy and he talk on mindfulness and the perils that some folks who struggle with substance abuse face during this pandemic quarantine. Ahri reviews regrettable haircuts and Arno keeps it relevant. An old buddy and former piano teacher, Danny Zagayer shows & dishes out some good stories. This is ep 81 Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, the band and/or the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Change Of Pace" on iTunes and Spotify Follow the man, the myth, the legend at www.andersosborne.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Ahri Findling Arno Bakker 
Andy gets reprimanded by his manager for getting *too* into video editing. On the Interview Hour, we welcome Laura Lee, bassist for Khruangbin and textbook definition of Cool. Laura talks staying present on stage, the makeshift summer camp she's made for herself, and the chilly barn that Khruangbin utilizes. Shawn, the Quarantine Bard, soothes us with a song for the era. Dolav yells about sports and then joins Andy to close the show out. Stay inside & reach out if you need a sympathetic ear. This is EP 80. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, tour dates, the band and the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Change Of Pace" on iTunes and Spotify Make love to your ear drums & listen to khruangbin.bandcamp.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Ahri Findling Shawn Eckels Dolav Cohen Arno Bakker 
Andy gives us an update from inside the bunker. He's alive & well; however, if you ask his neighbors, they may say he's a little too alive & well. And on the Interview Hour, we welcome Brandon from Bumpin Uglies! Learn the juicy details about bridges burnt and a drummer's broken leg. We present to you a new Planned Parenthood segment and urge you to think twice about reckless communal swapping of fluids. We're in a pandemic afterall. Stay inside and keep on keepin on this is EP 79 Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, tour dates, the band and the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Change Of Pace" on iTunes and Spotify Get your Bumpin Uglies fix in at www.bumpinugliesmusic.com Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Arno Bakker 
Another end-of-the-week check in from your friendly, neighbourhood quarantiner: Andy Frasco. A familiar, guiding voice emerges from the eerie silence of lockdown... it's Andy's manager and voice of reason, Brian Schwartz! Ahri reviews. Spotlight on the incredible, John Craigie at the top of the show. Stay inside, y'all. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, tour dates, the band and the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Andy's new album, "Change Of Pace" on iTunes and Spotify Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Arno Bakker 
Unhindered by the bonds of public decency (i.e. clothing), Andy stands defiant and ready for this brave new world we call "Quarantine." And he asks of us, "why not make the most of this forced downtime?" On the interview hour, we welcome the One & Only: Rev, from The Lil Smokies! Will we learn how he got that name? Listen in as Shawn sings the ballad of our age. Arno keeps it Relevant. STAY INSIDE. This is EP 78. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, tour dates, the band and the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com The views discussed on this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the guests. Extinguish those quarantine blues with The Lil Smokies Check out Andy's new album, "Change Of Pace" on iTunes and Spotify Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Ahri Findling Shawn Eckels Arno Bakker  Rowlf
On a special end of the week update, Frasco hosts good buddy and fellow-quarantiner, Jeremy Salkin from Big Gigantic. They keep their distance physically, but grow closer emotionally. Dolav finds new outlets for his competitive side. Expect an extra episode every week from the WSP team as we get through this pandemic together, separately.  Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, tour dates, the band and the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com Check out Big Gigantic at http://freeyourmind.biggigantic.net/  The views discussed on this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the guests. Stay informed and wash those hands
Whilst the world idealizes a couch potato lifestyle, Andy is bunkering down & broadcasting diversions for folks in search of extrication from their quarantine blues. And so, we welcome Joe Hertler to the Interview Hour! Joe and Andy share stories from the road, fighting the urge to quit, and what it's like to kayak in 20° weather. Ahri reviews COVID-19. Shawn & Beats urge you to second guess that line! Wash those hands and practice socializing from a distance. This is EP77. Follow us on Instagram @worldsavingpodcast For more information on Andy Frasco, tour dates, the band and the blog, go to: AndyFrasco.com The views discussed on this podcast do not necessarily reflect those of the guests. Get some sunshine in your life, check out joehertler.com Check out Andy's new album, "Change Of Pace" on iTunes and Spotify Produced by Andy Frasco Joe Angelhow Chris Lorentz Audio mix by Chris Lorentz Featuring: Brian Schwartz Ahri Findling Shawn Eckels Andee "Beats" Avila Arno Bakker 
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David Lumetta

you forever have to come on jam cruise! it's your destiny !

Jan 25th
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