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1 minutes | May 26, 2021
We're On Hiatus!
In order to fully utlize our weekends to prepare for the 2021 Minnesota Renaissance Festival, we're putting the Podcast on hiatus until after the Festival season. Our Patreon is still active and we will be posting behind-the-scenes rehearsal videos there! Join us if you'd like to see what we're up to! Otherwise, we'll be back in October. Thank you for your support throughout this past year - we hope we helped keep you entertained!
23 minutes | May 19, 2021
Episode 44: MORE Nebraska
We have a quick chat about what it was like to be back on the road! Katy, Adam, Bret, and Jo spent two weekends performing at the Renaissance Festival of Nebraska. Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Producer: Theresa Meis Featured song: Folk Dance Featured photo: Kevin Buy our merch! Become a Patreon Subscriber!
40 minutes | May 12, 2021
Episode 43: MORE Feast Masters
This week we raised a glass with Jim and Lazlo, the beloved Feast Masters of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival! Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guests: Jim Cunningham Lazlo Producer: Theresa Meis, Riverside Productions, LLC Featured Song: Merishka from the album Fire Dance Featured Photo by Michael Jamieson Buy our merch! Become a Patreon subscriber!
43 minutes | May 5, 2021
Episode 42: MORE Front Gate
Several of our members have spent time working the Front Gate at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. These are their stories. Dun Dun! Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guests: Chris Meis Raederle Sterling Alan Gramont Featured Song: Two Guitars Buy Our Merch Become a Patreon Subscriber
46 minutes | Apr 28, 2021
Episode 41: MORE Legends: Zilch the Torysteller
Whis theek we talk to the lenaissance regend, Zilch, the Torysteller! Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guest: Terry Foy Producer: Theresa Meis Featured Song: Folks Dance, from the Fandazzi Live CD Featured Photo by Dan Lauer Photography Buy Our Merch Become a Patreon Subscriber
35 minutes | Apr 21, 2021
Episode 40: MORE Theresa
This week we get to hear from our producer! The person whose admonition of, "Stop complaining about it and do something!" spurred the creation of Fandazzi! Check out Theresa's other podcast - MinnCentral Currents Featured song: Shadows Into Light from the album Fire Dance, available on Amazon, Spotify, and iTune Featured photo by Amore Fotography & Events Buy our merch! Join our Patreon!
43 minutes | Apr 14, 2021
Episode 39: MORE Rookie Season
How the heck did we all end up at the Renaissance Festival in the first place? This week we talk about our rookie years! Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guests: Chris Meis Raederle Sterling Theresa Meis Alan Gramont Producer: Theresa Meis Featured song: Asturius from the Fandazzi Live album Featured Photo: Baby Raederle (with sister Rachel, who are both real babies in this photo) Buy our merch! Become a Patreon subscriber!
4 minutes | Apr 7, 2021
Episode 38: MORE Live Recording
Hello lovely listeners! Our incredible hosts needed a week off. So, we decided to give you a treat in their absence! This is the audio from a live 2019 Minnesota Renaissance Festival video recording of the Ring Piece, whose working title is "Splinters." The video has been released for our Patreon subscribers at patreon.com/fandazzifire We'll be back next week with more amazing content! Your friendly producer, Theresa
42 minutes | Mar 31, 2021
Episode 37: MORE Raederle
We have a great chat this week with founding member Raederle Sterling as we try to discover if there's anything about her we don't already know after 20+ years (spoiler: there is!) Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guest: Raederle Sterling Producer: Theresa Meis Featured Song: Caravan, from Fandazzi Dancing With Flame available on iTunes and Spotify Featured photo by Amore Fotography and Events Buy Our Merch! Become a Patreon Subscriber!
27 minutes | Mar 24, 2021
Episode 36: MORE Summer Plans
This episode is a bit shorter - we have a conversation about what summer *might* look like moving forward as more Fandazzi get vaccinated, as the CDC releases more recommendation for safe outdoor gatherings, and as we daydream about finally rehearsing together again! Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Producer: Theresa Meis Featured Song: Hungry Hungry Gypsies Featured Photo: Fandazzi stopping for Ice Cream on the way to the Renaissance Festival of Nebraska, May 2019 Buy our merch! Become a Patreon Subscriber!
46 minutes | Mar 17, 2021
Episode 35: MORE Favorite Songs
This week is a delightful train-wreck as we get several cast members together to discuss which songs are their favorites! Come for the chaos, stay for the T-Rex! Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guests: Raederle Sterling Theresa Meis Alan Gramont Kristen Weeks Producer: Theresa Meis Featured Song: Trouble Featured Photo: Bad Photoshop that will make sense once you listen to the episode. Buy our Merch! Become a Patreon Subscriber!
51 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Episode 34: MORE Jef - D'Angelo of the Tortugas
We are thrilled this week to be joined by Jef aka D'Angelo of the Tortuga Twins! Join us for a rollicking adventure through the Tortuga's Origin Story, what Jef has learned through his years as an improv performer, and how we can once again artfully bring Disney into a conversation (we know you love it!). Tortuga Twins Website, Merch, & Schedule Facebook Pages: Tortuga Twins Tortuga Twin Fan Page D'Angelo Tortuga Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guest: Jef Hall Producer: Theresa Meis Featured song: Folk Dance from the Fandazzi Live CD Featured Photo: D'Angelo Tortuga dressed as Jef Hall Buy Our Merch Become a Patreon
31 minutes | Mar 3, 2021
Episode 33: MORE Kristen Weeks
We're talking to our fantastic fiddler, Kristen! This was simply a delightful episode to record, and very much on-par with what our normal Fandazzi Family conversations sound like. Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guest: Kristen Weeks Producer: Theresa Meis Buy Our Merch Become a Patreon Subscriber
48 minutes | Feb 24, 2021
Episode 32: MORE Kazimir The Hungry
This week we talk to our dear friend Salsa Sterling; former Fandazzi and current sideshow artist Kazimir the Hungry! Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guest: Salsa Sterling Producer: Theresa Meis Featured song: Epic, from Fandazzi Live, 2019 Featured photo by Craig Madsen Photography Buy Our Merch Become a Patreon Subscriber
42 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
Episode 31: MORE Showtimes
The whole gang is here to talk about which showtimes are our favorite! And a dozen other unrelated things! Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guests: Chris Meis Theresa Meis Raederle Sterling Bret Pasek Alan Gramont Kristen Weeks Jo DePatto Featured song: Folk Dance from Dancing With Flame, available on iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify Featured photo: Crowd at the UBER Show, 2019 Buy our Merch Become a Patreon Subscriber
85 minutes | Feb 10, 2021
Episode 30: MORE Court Revelers HUZZAH
Our fantastic guest from last week, Nan Miller, recounts what a day in the life of the Court Revelers is like! Make sure to check out their Facebook page! And their music is available for purchase on Amazon. Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guest: Nan Miller Producer: Theresa Meis Featured Song: Caravan from Dancing With Flame, available on Spotify, Amazon, and iTunes. Featured Photo: The Court Revelers, by Nicholas J. Narog Become a Patreon Subscriber Buy our Merch
29 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
Episode 29: MORE Nankins
This week we're joined by Nan Miller, better known to the Renaissance Festival Audience as Nankins, or Dame Nankins Beecham, the leader of the Court Revelers (Huzzah!). Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guest: Nan Miller Producer: Theresa Meis Featured Song: Two Guitars Become a Patreon Subscriber Buy Merch
45 minutes | Jan 27, 2021
Episode 28: MORE Choreography
This week Katy & Adam talk to Bret about how Fandazzi Choreographs our pieces. Also covered: pranks, hot tub parties, and Adam's historical musical discovery. Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guest: Bret Pasek Producer: Theresa Meis Featured Song: Shadow Dancers from the Fandazzi Live CD Become a Patreon subscriber Buy Merch
41 minutes | Jan 18, 2021
Episode 27: MORE Alan
Get to know the Man behind the Yuri Nation! We talk with Fandazzi guitarist and member with the most loyal fans, Alan Gramont. Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guest: Alan Gramont Producer: Theresa Meis Featured song: Gypsy Queen (written by Alan!) from the Fandazzi Live CD Featured photo by Amore Fotography & Events Become a Patreon Subscriber! Buy Merch!
45 minutes | Jan 13, 2021
Episode 26: MORE John Behr
The man behind the crown - John Behr has been brining King Henry and other incarnations of royalty to life in the lanes of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival for decades and decades and... Well, a long time. We're thrilled to have him join us this week to tell us all about his rise to the throne. Hosts: Adam & Katy Solko Guest: John Behr Producer: Theresa Meis Featured Song: Sheets & Daggres from Dancing With Flame, available on Spotify, Amazon, and iTunes Featured photo by Amore Fotography & Events Become a Patreon Subscriber Buy our merch!
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