On today’s episode, our host JP sits down with Craft Lake City’s exhibition manager, Michelle Stark, about the call for entries and new categories and vendors for the event; JP chats with Zach Bale from the Tour de Brewtah about their tour and the charities they’re working with; our podcast producer and SLUG office coordinator, Gavin Sheehan, talks with Black Cat Comics owner Greg Gage about the shop and the upcoming Free Comic Book Day; then SLUG’s Editor Angela H. Brown sits down with Chris Sick, aka DJ Mechanized and founder of the ’90s SLC techno venue Playscool about it’s 20th anniversary party. Plus, brand new music from Provo-based Americana band Lady & Gent, and SLC hardcore band Despite Despair. What are some of your favorite brewpubs from around Utah? Call our voicemail line and let us know! Or give us a ring about something else from the show, drunk dial us, ask for our advice on anything, or just send us your feedback by calling our automated voicemail line at 858-233-9324. You may get played on the show!

Host: JP
Executive Producer: Angela H. Brown
Lead Producer: Gavin Sheehan
Associate Producers: Jeanette D. Moses, Ricky Vigil, Esther Meroño, Jonathan Paxton
Theme Song by Birthquake
Theme Producer: Jesse Ellis
Art Design & Logo: Thy Doan
Technical Designer: Kate O’Connor

Interviewers: JP, Gavin Sheehan, Angela H. Brown
Music This Episode: Palace Of Buddies, Lady and Gent, DJ Shanty, Despite Despair, Mark Dago, DJ Taylor

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