BaR Rated Radio
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Welcome to BaR Rated Radio!!! Home of our weekly podcast, the N.E.R.D Music Show and other great programming from your favorite BaR Rated Trivia hosts!!!

On "THE BaR RATED PODCAST", you can train your brain with Rob Goldberg (formally of "The Rock 106.9 WCCC-FM"), Jill Scott (BaR Rated's Director of Operations & Other Cool Stuff) Sarah Wads (BRE Marketing Dir.) and a revolving cast of other hosts and industry friends as they fill you in on all things BaR Rated, play games and update you on our ever growing weekly live trivia game location list!!!

Win great weekly prizes from our sponsors along with FREE POINTS at your next BaR Rated Trivia game by listening for the "#5PointPhrase" near the end of every show!!!!! Plus, we close out each podcast with a great song from a different amazing local New England musical artist each week.

Shows are posted every Monday to support that week's game schedule.

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    BRR #111: Week of 11/11/19 - Chatting about our new band performance space with Jay from Guitar Center in Manchester!!!

    Come one, come all and listen in as we have a special guest in-studio!!! Jason Gordon from Guitar Center in Manchester joins us live to chat about the current nature of the music industry and to talk about what we need here at our studio to start using our space as a band practice area/recording studio!!! And he was nice enough to bring a $50 Guitar Center gift card too, so make sure you listen in for this week's "Question of the Week" to get your hands on some free gear!!!!! Also, there's the "What The Hell Is Goin On?" report, your #5PointPhrase of the week and this week's N.E.R.D. (New England Rock Discovery) feature band: New Haven's own Dead by Wednesday with their cover of the Megadeth classic "Symphony of Destruction"!!!! Rock on and enjoy......

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    BRP #110: Week of 11/4/19 - "The Office" Themed Game Announcement!!!

    “Sometimes I'll start a sentence and I don't even know where it's going. I just hope I find it along the way......" - Michael Scott (The Office)

    And that really sums up this week's episode, lol!!! Listen in as Goldberg & Wadsy fill you in on all things #BarRated and get you ready for this week's offering of 53 FREE TRIVIA GAMES all across CT & MA!!! And to really get you excited, the pair have all the info that you need to get ready for our "The Office" themed trivia games happening the weekend of November 23rd, 2019! There's new locations for you to #TrainYourBrain at (such as White Dog Cafe in Portland, CT & Rocks 21 in Mystic, CT) and upcoming ones as well (like Elm City Social in New Haven, CT) so keep your ears peeled for that info as well! Oh, and Tom Brady is moving his family to Connecticut???Plus, like every week, we have for you the "Question of the Week" (win a World of Beer West Hartford prize pack), the Keating Agency Insurance #5PointPhrase and your N.E.R.D. (New England Rock Discovery) song of the week: "Kitten in a Tiger Suit" by Hartford's own Mission Zero!!! So thanks for checking out our BaR Rated Trivia podcast, and have phun this week at our games.....

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    BRR #109: Week of 10/28/19 - Happy Halloween!!!

    BOO!!!!!! Did we scare you??? Probably not, and neither will this episode! But listen in as Goldberg & Wadsy fill you in on all that's going on here at BaR Rated Entertainment!!! This week they fill you in on the DOPE '90 Themed Trivia games that we had this past weekend at 5 RAD locations, pick the winners from a charity drawing that we did back on 10/20 during the 5th Annual Simsbury Chili Cook-off Spooktacular (with help from Riverdale Farms Plaza & to benefit Roaring Brook Nature Center), plus go over their favorite/worst Halloween costumes from years past!!! There's also the BRE Sports Report with Brett Berry, the Question of the Week, the Keating Agency Insurance #5PointPhrase of the week and MORE!!!! And to cap it all off, a brand new cover track from one of our very own host Opus' band, Dead by Wednesday, with their cover of the Van Halen song "Unchained" (train your brain with Opus every Tuesday at 8 pm down at The Country Tavern in Guilford at 8 pm)!!!! Enjoy and Happy Halloween.......

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    BRR #108: Week of 10/21/19 - Our Busy Fall Festival Recap Show

    Is it just us, or has this Fall been non-stop?!? It's been a busy past couple months for us here at BaR Rated Entertainment and as of this past weekend the Fall Festival Season is done for us!!! We had a blast being part of the Hartbeat Music Festival, the Chester Dog Fair, the grand opening of the brand new Wood-N-Tap in Farmington, the Crazy Brew Bash, the G.O.A.T. Brew & Wine Fest and the Simsbury Chili Cook-off Spooktacular!!!!! And with that all being said, we have a short show for you this week with Goldberg filling you in on what's going on and what to look forward to coming up from us here at BRE!!! He also has a #QuestionOfTheWeek for you to win some gift-cards from the World of Beer in West Hartford, the #5PointPhrase of the week and a track from local rockers 'Nikita' with their song "Don't Make Her Wait". Thanks for listening, thanks for playing & enjoy.......

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    BRR #107: Week of 10/14/19 - Dan & Bella from Dog Star Rescue LIVE in-studio!

    QUIZMANIA 2 IS ONLY 3 WEEKS AWAY??? And to gear you up for it, Dan and rescue dog Bella join the crew in-studio to fill you in on all the great things that Dog Star Rescue does for our four legged friends!!! Goldberg also quizzed Dan with some #DogTrivia questions...did he know enough to win the World of Beer (WeHa) gift card??? Also, Jill surprises us all with the announcement that Jeopardy! champion Austin Rodgers will now be joining us as part of QuizMania 2!!! Listen in to hear how he'll be part of the show and how you can meet him before the game!!! Along with all of that, there's also the #QuestionOfTheWeek (win a BRT t-shirt!), Jill's "What The Hell is Going On?" update, the "BRE Sports Report" with Brett Berry, the #5PointPhrase (sponsored by Keating Agency Insurance) & the N.E.R.D. (New England Rock Discovery) musical artists of the week: The Professors of Sweet, Sweet Music with their track "Tidal Wave (feat. Tangsauce)"!!!!!! Enjoy.......

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    BRR #105: Week of 10/7/19 - The Return of the #Free2CallFree4All!!!!!

    Goldberg, Jill & Wadsy are here to take your phone calls and #TrainYourBrains on this week's episode!!! The studio phones are back-in-action, so call us up on Mondays when we go LIVE on Facebook at 860-470-5671 to get in on the action!!! This week, Dennis fro Rocky Hill was lucky enough to get through and we put his ANIMAL knowledge to the test for his chance to win a BRT t-shirt and World of Beer West Hartford Gift Card! Also, the 3 chat about this past weekend's grand opening fundraiser at the brand new Wood N Tap restaurant location (opening on 10/9) and this upcoming weekend's Crazy Brew Bash at Mount Southington!!!! There's also other stuff in here too, like the "What The Hell Is Going On?" update and a #BRESportsReport where we update you all on our Fantasy league!!! And don't forget to write down this week's #5PointPhrase (sponsored by Keating Agency Insurance), which you can hear with before this week's N.E.R.D. featured musical artist: The Professors of Sweet, Sweet Music with their rendition of The Pixies song "Where's My Mind?" (recorded live at the 2019 Hartbeat Music Festival)!!!!! Enjoy......

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    BRP #105: Week of 9/30/19 - The best ideas always come when driving.....

    Listen in as Goldberg & Jill prepare you for another awesome week of brain training & trivia goodness!!! On this show, the 2 will fill you in on more info about our upcoming charity event, "QuizMania 2", happening on Monday November 4th at the Infinity Music Hall in downtown Hartford!!! What can you expect? What are the prizes?? How cool with the VIP pre-party be??? Gotta listen to find out!!!!! Also, Goldberg had an epiphany while driving back from the Red Sox game this past Sunday night, and it look like the #Free2CallFree4All will be back for next week's show (keep an eye on our Facebook page for more details)!!! There's also the "What the Hell is Going On?" update with Jill, Goldberg fills in for the "BRE Sports Report" and of course the Keating Agency Insurance #5PointPhrase of the week!!! And to top it all off, a track from our #QM2 house band: "Better" by The Professors of Sweet, Sweet Music!!!! Enjoy......

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    BRR #104: Week of 9/23/19 - This is a show we recorded talking about Quizmania 2....

    QuizMania 2 (happening on November 4th at the Infinity Music Hall in downtown Hartford), our biggest charity event of the year, is coming up faster than we know it!!!!! Listen in as Goldberg, Wadsy & Mr. Mike fill you in on all the details and let you know what to expect. Plus, answer this week's #QuestionOfTheWeek to win a great BRT prize pack. There's also the #WhatTheHellIsGoingOn updaye, the #BRESportsReport and of course, the Keating Agency Insurance #5PointPhrase of the week!!!! And to top it all off, our N.E.R.D (New England Rock Discovery) local musical artist is none other than the band Nikita with their track "Don't Make Her Wait"........enjoy!!!!!

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    BRP #103: Week of 9/16/19 - Seinfeld Themed Trivia & Crazy Brew Bash 2019!!!

    Matt Mazzochi from the Reach Foundation ( joins us in the studio this week to fill us in on the upcoming 5th Annual Crazy Brew Bash happening on October 12th at Mount Southington Ski Area!!! We'll be there hosting short trivia games during the event, but listen in to this show to hear what else to expect and how this awesome event helps out hundreds of CT children with the money that's made from ticket sales! The crew also chats about this weekend's upcoming "Seinfeld Themed Trivia Games" happening at 6 locations all across CT & MA!! Plus there's Jill's "What the Hell is Going On?" report, a LIVE "BRE Sports Report" with Mr. Brett Berry, and the Keating Agency Insurance #5PointPhrase of the week! And to cap things off, at the end of the show is our first of many live stage recording from last week's 2019 Hartbeat Music Festival: Tangsause with the song "That's Funk Right There"!!!!! Enjoy.......

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    BRR #102: Week of 9/91/19 - Hartbeat Music Festival Recap

    It's ok if you missed this year's Hartbeat Music Festival (which happened on 9/7/19 in downtown Hartford) because we have a full recap of the event on this week's show!!! And after listening, you'll be sure to make it to next year's event!!! Join Goldberg, Wadsy, Jill & Mike as they go over all the amazing CT local bands who came out on a beautiful day to play. And also stay tuned for Jill's "What the Hell is Going On?" report, the "BRE Sports Report" with Brett Berry and of course, the Keating Agency Insurance #5PointPhrase of the week!!!!! And for this week's N.E.R.D. musicial track, we're featuring CT native (and Grammy Award winner) Charmagne Tripp with her new song "Lately"!!! So sit back, relax, enjoy the show and have phun at one of our 56 FREE TRIVIA GAMES happening this week all over CT & MA.......

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