Rank #1: Jon Simmons: Writing About Music By Day, Writing Music By Night
On this week of The Moonlighters' Club, Joel sits down with co-host Funsho for a laugh-filled interview with Jon SimmonsDuring the day, he serves as Managing Editor for Skyword's digital publication The Content Standard, but at night, he's focused on every aspect of music discovery - both listening to new classics and creating his own. Listen to learn about the time Joel played saxophone alongside Tito Puente, and about all the different artists in Jon's family. After that. keep up with him at jonsas.com, follow him at @jpopsmusic on Twitter and Facebook and check out his work at for the Sound of Boston.
Jan 10 2017
Rank #2: Kenyah Browne: Barista/Artist
Meet Kenyah Browne.
An aspiring artist from Boston, MA who is currently residing in Atlanta Georgia. When he's not at the coffee shop, he's creating everything from new songs to short films.
Kenyah started out by holding events and shows which led to him becoming a full-time artist. At the time, his stage name was the last Gekko.
Now Kenyah is looking to rebrand himself as an artist and creator.
Apr 15 2019
Rank #3: Devin Ferreira: Moonlighter Turned Full-Time Artist
Devin Ferreira started as a moonlighter who was juggling music, performing and teaching performing arts.
After 18 months of planning he decided to go full-time with his musical pursuits. He's done everything from performing locally to winning Emmy's.
He stopped by to give advice on planning, budgeting and going after what makes you happy.
Mar 11 2019
Rank #4: Lunchbagg: Performer, Producer and Podcaster
Meet Lunchbagg, an artist from Rhode Island who splits his time between making music, running a podcast and feeding the homeless.
Lunch had worked a variety of jobs growing up and started realizing he only wanted do work that came with a social benefit. A big proponent of giving back, Lunchbagg makes sure his work, music and efforts help the community at large.
Feb 05 2019
Rank #5: Michael McPherson: Finance, Accounting & Church Boy Clothing Ent.
This week, Joel sits down with Mike Mack - who works in the finance and accounting department at Boston University from 9 to 5, and then reprises his role as Founder and CEO of ChurchBoy Clothing Entertainment once he's off the clock.
Dec 08 2016
Rank #6: Scott Everton: Sunglasses, Cycling & Sandcastles
Meet Scott Everton,
Works at the KROC center in Dorchester by day and is the founder and owner of Solar Flair Optics, in his spare time.
He operates and sells glasses from a man-made kiosk that doubles as a bicycle.
Tip of the episode: Treat your passion with the same respect that you give your 9-5.
Nov 27 2018
Rank #7: Kemi Omisore Part 2: Serial Entrepreneurship
THROWBACK! This episode was recorded over a year ago. When we first met Kemi she was deciding between starting a kid's TV show and moving forward with another venture, Afrobeat Fit.
Her heart told her to go with Afrobeat Fit. Afrobeat Fit consist of Sweat Sessions where movement and music derive from the great artists and influencers of West Africa.
Take a listen as Kemi talks about the hard choice and how she decided to move forward with her new venture!
Jun 01 2018
Rank #8: Colin Eldridge: Music & Photography
It's been a while......but the club is back. For the past five months my focus has been elsewhere. Between my job and my personal life, I didn't leave any time for this podcast..until now.
Meet Colin. Colin is a freelance photographer from San Diego. When he's not managing creative projects, he's taking pictures of your favorite band in front of a packed house.
Enjoy the first episode after our long hiatus and get ready for many more. We won't leave you waiting again.
Sep 07 2017
Rank #9: James Crooks Jr: Podcasting and Passive Income
Meet James. CEO of Senior Insurance Group and founder of Hustle Money Media. When he's not selling insurance, he's teaching others on how to build a passive income. He runs a successful podcast called Hustle Money where he shows you how to turn pure hustle into money.
P.S. Forgive the background noise. My Fiancee' was talking in the next room and I wasn't about to tell her to quiet down.
Happy (almost) wife, happy life.
Apr 02 2018
Rank #10: Ernest "The Duke" Bennett: Wrestling & Politics
New episode, new Mics!! For this chapter, we interviewed Ernest Bennett. Ernest runs a podcast of his own called: "Duke Loves Rasslin". A podcast dedicated to professional wrestling with an international following.
When he's not recording episodes, he's busy being a political consultant. No biggie.
May 15 2018