Episode 36: Conversation With Wanz Part 3

Show Notes

Welcome to Exploring Washington State Episode 36. Featuring Wanz!

This is the third episode of our Music Monday's series.  Every Monday we will have a conversation with a Washington State music icon.

Featuring my long time friend, former roommate, and family member Michael "Wanz" Wansley.  We are going to cover over 40 years of his musical journey.


This episode features part three of my conversation with Wanz.  We cover life and music in Seattle and his first job at Tower Records. Early bands he was a part of and stories of people who he played with.  We chat about some of the great places to play or see music in Seattle during the late 1980's and 1990's

Wanz and Wog at Wamu

Wanz and Wog at Wamu Theater in Seattle


Some of the Places, Bands, and People  Mentioned in this Episode

Tower Records

The Ghetto Monks 2 Base Hit

Alice In Chains

Kim Thayil


Each episode we will have a chat with someone who has a great story to share about Washington State. From artists, to business owners.  Musicians to athletes Exploring Washington State will showcase the beauty and creativity here in Washington State.

You can find all our podcast episodes on our Exploring Washington State Podcast Page.

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