Episode 14

Joey Ryan: "This Is How Long The Applause Did Not Last"


April 1st, 2022

1 hr 10 mins 1 sec

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About this Episode

Joey Ryan is best known as the taller member of The Milk Carton Kids. The group has been nominated for three GRAMMY Awards: Best Folk Album in 2013 (The Ash & Clay); Best American Roots Performance in 2015 (“The City of Our Lady”); and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, in 2018 (All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn’t Do). In this episode, Matt talks to Joey about what touring feels like after 2 years of Covid-19, the band's Sad Songs Summer Camp, and what to do about the obligatory encore. They also reminisce about the time Matt gave Joey banjo lessons so he could accompany Robert Plant on tour.

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