Episodes

Jackie Venson Stands Her Ground

Jackie Venson Stands Her Ground

In This Episode - Jackie VensonRecorded at the end of 2019 at the icon blues club Antone's in Austin, this chat with Jackie Venson foreshadows events that would unfold in Summer 2020. Just a few weeks before launching this episode, Jackie took a stand. She publicly...

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Ali Dineen Talks Collective Heartbreak and Resilience

Ali Dineen Talks Collective Heartbreak and Resilience

In This Episode Ali Dineen is a singer-songwriter and musician based in New York City. She’s performed her original music from the American folk tradition at the Savannah Music Festival, the American Folk Art Museum, and the Brooklyn Folk Festival, just to name a few....

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Susan Rogers Pt. 1: The Prince Years

Susan Rogers Pt. 1: The Prince Years

In This EpisodeSusan Rogers is a professor at Berklee College of Music who broke gender norms by becoming one of the few female audio engineers in the 1980s. Her life took a sudden turn when she joined Prince's team and went on to engineer Purple Rain, Around The...

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Leslie Nuss Fights Back with Grace

Leslie Nuss Fights Back with Grace

In This Episode Leslie Nuss is the thinking girl’s singer/songwriter who personifies the perfect balance of strength and femininity. After surviving a traumatic event, Leslie hit a turning point that's reflected in her music, which floats between dream pop and pop...

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Jan Bozarth & The House That Barbie Built

Jan Bozarth & The House That Barbie Built

In This Episode While Jan Bozarth has seen much success in her music career, you won’t see her headlining festivals or getting into twitter wars with public personalities.  You see, Jan is a living testament to how creating and licensing music for commercial products...

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Jamie Bahr: Rockabilly Super Hero?

Jamie Bahr: Rockabilly Super Hero?

In This Episode Jamie Bahr the singer/songwriter/bassist for Danger Cakes, an Austin-based psychobilly girl band that will knock you out of your bobby socks! She's also the executive director of Girls Rock Austin, which is a partner of Backstage Chats Foundation. We’d...

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Boyfriend Wants Your F*ing Attention

Boyfriend Wants Your F*ing Attention

In This Episode Born Suzannah Powell, singer/songwriter Boyfriend is a Nashville native who is spreading her storytelling wings in New Orleans as the original rap cabaret artist. Her love of musical theater translates to a burlesque style live show complete with...

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Unleash Your Inner Rockstar

Unleash Your Inner Rockstar

Backstage Chats podcast host Thea Wood shares how one rock star’s documentary inspired her to unleash her inner rock star and “shift back and give back” to the most positive influence in her life: music.

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