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The Fred Minnick Show Podcast

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The Fred Minnick Show features spirits author, historian and curator Fred Minnick, who interviews musicians and pairs whiskeys to their palates. Through the journey, the artists open up to Minnick about life tribulations, what it's like on the road and their favorite foods. Really, it's just two people tasting and talking.

The Fred Minnick Show features spirits author, historian and curator Fred Minnick, who interviews musicians and pairs whiskeys to their palates. Through the journey, the artists open up to Minnick about life tribulations, what it's like on the road and their favorite foods. Really, it's just two people tasting and talking.

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United States

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The Fred Minnick Show features spirits author, historian and curator Fred Minnick, who interviews musicians and pairs whiskeys to their palates. Through the journey, the artists open up to Minnick about life tribulations, what it's like on the road and their favorite foods. Really, it's just two people tasting and talking.

Twitter:

@FredMinnick

Language:

English

Contact:

502.544.0181


Episodes

Rock Legend David Byrne Talks Kentucky, First Car, Underwear and Drinks Bourbon

4/3/2020
Rock N Roll Hall of Famer, Grammy Award, Oscar and Golden Globe winner David Byrne joined Fred, who's wearing a horrible suit and covered in mud, shortly after performing at Bourbon & Beyond. Follow Fred Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fredminnick/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fred.minnick/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FredMinnick Free Drinks Newsletter: https://www.fredminnick.com/ Bourbon Pursuit: https://www.bourbonplus.com/ Bourbon Plus: https://www.bourbonplus.com/ Sponsors:...

Duration:00:22:07

Miley Cyrus and Blake Shelton Songwriter Jessi Alexander Launches Album, LOVES bourbon, because 'Momma Drank''

3/26/2020
Jessi Alexander is the type of songwriting talent that only comes around once in awhile. She's penned “I Drive Your Truck” recorded by Lee Brice, which won Song of the Year from the 2013 CMA Awards, 2014 ACM Awards and 2013 NSAI Awards. Jessi also wrote the hit No. 1 Blake Shelton songs “Mine Would Be You” and “Drink On It," as well as Miley Cyrus' “The Climb,” which became the anthem for her box office hit “The Hannah Montana Movie” and won the 2009 MTV Movie Awards ‘Best Song From A...

Duration:00:45:49

Rock Band Dead Posey Talks 'Making It' In Music, Drinks Jack Daniel's and EH Taylor

3/19/2020
What happens when Fred sits down with one of rock's rising stars in Dead Posey? He busts out EH Taylor, talks about the ups and downs of music and just has a good old time. Meanwhile, Dead Posey teaches Fred a thing or two about the business. Listen to Dead Posey. These are Fred's picks. Don’t Stop the Devil: https://open.spotify.com/track/7EEUIC8bIJsb17zzH32wpy Freakshow: https://open.spotify.com/album/0Ghn8HuqlN80ewDKR7GnKN?highlight=spotify:track:7EEUIC8bIJsb17zzH32wpy Boogeyman:...

Duration:00:39:21

Willie Nelson's Granddaughter Raelyn Nelson Drinks Woodford Reserve, Talks About Weed & Family

3/13/2020
Raelyn Nelson joins Fred on the set and sips some great whiskey, talks marijuana, her grandpa, Willie, and much, much more. About Raelyn Nelson Band (from her website) As an emerging female country artist in Nashville, history suggests that the quickest path to success is somehow aligning oneself with one of the major publishers, producers, songwriters, labels, or managers that are the heart of Music Row. So what do you do if you are an emerging female country artist in Nashville, and also...

Duration:00:31:33

Greensky Bluegrass Talks About Artificial Tongues and Drinks Kentucky Owl Rye, Wilderness Trail bourbon and Richland Rum

3/6/2020
Before jumping on the stage of Bourbon & Beyond Festival, Greensky Bluegrass members Anders Beck and Paul Hoffman join Fred for some backstage sipping. They drink Kentucky Owl, Wilderness Trail, Richland Rum Elijah Craig and more. Fred and the fellas discuss Artificial Tongues, drinking on the road and much more. SPONSORS Colorado Whiskey: https://distillery291.com/ Michter's: https://michters.com/ B-Line (Northern Kentucky Bourbon Trail): https://findyoursippingpoint.com/ San Francisco...

Duration:00:24:11

American Idol Winner Trent Harmon Drinks Michter's 20, Four Roses LE Small Batch, Talks Idol, Getting Hacked and More

2/28/2020
What happens when you put Fred in the room with American Idol winner country music star Trent Harmon? Well, bourbon gets sipped. Trent's a huge bourbon fan. And Fred's a fan of Trent's remarkable songwriting / singing talent. The two hit it off like they were old friends, chatting about ascots, social media hackers and the drawbacks of fame. It didn't hurt Fred poured rare gems Michter's 20-year-old, Four Roses Limited Edition Small Batch and Angel's Envy Tawny Port finish, among others....

Duration:01:07:57

Clare Dunn Drinks Booker's Bourbon, Talks Christianity and How Musicians Get Taken Advantage Of

2/21/2020
Born on a farm in southeast Colorado near the Oklahoma panhandle, Clare’s roots run deep in the heart of Dust Bowl country. Working cattle, hauling water, driving combines, tractors and eighteen wheelers from a young age all were a part of everyday life. When your closest neighbor is six miles away, and many hours are spent behind the wheel of a John Deere Tractor on the family farm, a work ethic becomes ingrained in your soul. During the miles burned up hauling water to cattle, Clare...

Duration:00:36:37

The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne Talks Drugs in Music, Extension Cords and Ascots

2/14/2020
Wayne Coyne, the frontman for The Flaming Lips, and Fred go back to their roots—Oklahoma—and determine there’s a slight chance they could be related. Of course, The Flaming Lips are a multi Grammy Award-winning American rock band and were on Q magazine's list of the "50 Bands to See Before You Die" in 2002. Around since 1983, The Flaming Lips are an unquestioned pioneer for the alternative genre. And Wayne is their leader. Recorded at Bourbon & Beyond Sponsors B-Line, a part of the Kentucky...

Duration:00:32:03

LIVE's Ed Kowalczyk Talks Jack Daniel's, Oklahoma City Bombing & a Potential Band Whiskey

2/6/2020
Before he gets into an entertaining interview with one of his favorite all time bands, Fred goes off on a nacho kick. Yeah, he loves nachos and it shows around his belly. After the nacho affair, an incredible interview commences with Ed Kowalczyk, the lead singer for LIVE, who's celebrating 25 years of its hit album "Throwing Copper." Fred confesses to Ed how a LIVE song deeply touched him as a teenager. Then, it was whiskey time, and Ed's a dynamic whiskey fan, who may have snuck a red solo...

Duration:00:26:43

Alex Ebert Drinks Gin, Grappa and 'Hates Set Lists'

1/31/2020
Alex Ebert has become a music festival legend. As the front man for Ima Robot and Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes, people have been known to climb trees just to get a peek of him from afar. People love to see what he’ll say or do. Alex, as he says in this interview, is “unpredictable.” In this epic interview, Alex and Fred sip and talk gin, drink grappa and go down a road that cannot be turned back. Alex’s new solo album drops Jan. 31. Listen to Fluid, I vs. I. Sponsors San Francisco...

Duration:00:36:31

Southern Rapper Jelly Roll: 'Jesus Would Drive A Harley'

1/23/2020
In this episode, Fred talks Jesus, drugs and political idiots with Southern Rapper Jelly Roll, who freely admits he wanted to kiss Fred on the air. In this deep-and-comedic interview, Jelly Roll talks a lot of common sense on his path to Fred selecting a bourbon perfect for his palate. The fact Jelly Roll liked all the flavors he suggested made it easier to pick a great bourbon. If you’re not following Jelly Roll, you’re missing out on one of the hip hop scene’s most unique individuals. He...

Duration:00:39:11

Lindsay Ell, a Banana Fan, Finds Her Perfect Whiskey. She Also Talks About Stalkers, Losing Equipment and Her Fans

1/16/2020
Lindsay Ell is a dynamic musician with a bright future ahead of her. Shortly after owning the stage at the Hometown Rising Country Music and Whiskey Festival, she sat down with Fred and opened up about many personal details. What’s it like to be on the road? What does she drink? What are the challenges of being a famous musician? And most importantly, as Lindsay’s eyes gazed upon the sea of bourbon in Fred’s trailer, the whiskey critic started asking a series of questions that made her mouth...

Duration:00:38:41

The Fred Minnick Show Teaser

12/5/2019
The Fred Minnick Show features spirits author, historian and curator Fred Minnick, who interviews musicians and pairs whiskeys to their palates. Through the journey, the artists open up to Minnick about life tribulations, what it's like on the road and their favorite foods. Really, it's just two people tasting and talking. Upcoming Guests Lindsay Ell, Country Music Sensation LIVE's Ed Kowalczyk Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne Pearl Dillon Carmichael Clare Dunn Jelly Roll & More

Duration:00:01:35