Capitol Weekly Podcast: This week -The 2021 Bash

David Quintana toasting with Lil Jon at the 2020 Bash

The Bash (AKA The Back to Session Bash) has been a Capitol tradition for close to two decades now. The 2020 edition – the biggest ever – was held as usual in January, before COVID was a concern. Twelve months later, a January 2021 Bash was out of the question. The question then was: cancel or postpone? Bash headmaster David Quintana (AKA Q) consulted with the party’s sponsors and decided to schedule The Bash for July 14 – just before the legislature’s Summer recess – and here we are.

Quintana joined Capitol Weekly’s John Howard and Tim Foster this episode to talk about expectations and limits for Wednesday’s event, doing shots with Lil Jon, Taiko drummers, Kings dancers, the best – and worst – moments in Bash history. Plus: Who had the #WorstWeekCA?

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