About the show

Ben Fields brings in his favorite artists, entertainers, and friends for a to-the-point conversation about what makes them tick. Recorded in his wood-shop-turned-studio, Ben gets straight to business providing his listeners a window into his guests' lives and minds.

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  • #136-Steve Wildsmith

    September 23rd, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 1 min

    Steve Wildsmith is a music journalist based in Maryville Tennessee

  • An SOS Announcement

    August 17th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 min 40 secs
  • #135-The Blankover

    August 5th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 59 mins

    Rusty Odom is the Editor-in-chief of Blank Newspaper. He interviews Ben Fields for South of Scruffy Podcast.

  • #134-Jonathan Kerr

    July 29th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  2 hrs 36 mins

    Jonathan Kerr is an Account Director at Tombras Group

  • #133-Ross Bustin

    July 22nd, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 16 mins

    Ross Bustin is a photography and video wizard based in Knoxville, TN.

  • #132-James Clawson

    July 15th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  58 mins 16 secs

    James Clawson is the Head of Marketing at Spyre Sports Group

  • #131-Virginia Moon

    July 8th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  2 hrs 9 mins

    Virginia Moon is a Managing Editor at Warner Brothers Discovery

  • #130-Andy Vinson

    July 1st, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 11 mins

    Andy Vinson is the Creative Director of Festivals at Loch and Key

  • #129-Grace Steele

    June 24th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  56 mins 44 secs

    Grace Steele is the host of the Beacon House Podcast.

  • #128-Matt Honkonen

    June 17th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 14 mins

    Matt Honkonen is a composer and multi instrumentalist who is in multiple bands and is a regular contributor to the Discovery Music Source library.

  • #127-Ashley Capps

    June 10th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 8 mins
    ac entertainment, ashley capps, phish, vegoose, widespread panic

    Ashley Capps is the founder of AC Entertainment, Bonnaroo, Big Ears festival and many other music festivals worldwide.

  • #126-Charles Ellis

    May 30th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 35 mins

    Charles Ellis is the General Manager of Yee Haw Beer Knoxville

  • #125-Jeff Barbra and Sarah Pirkle

    May 23rd, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 11 mins

    Jeff Barbra and Sarah Pirkle are a singer songwriter duo based in East Tennessee.

  • #124-Didi Benami

    May 16th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 26 mins
    american idol, ben fields, didi benami, ellen degeneres, knoxville, los angeles, simon cowell

    Didi Benami is a singer/songwriter and vocal coach in Los Angeles and Nashville

  • #123-Dave Curry

    May 9th, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 37 mins

    Dave Curry is the Co-Founder of Knoxville Wood Store and a is sustainable materials carpenter.

  • #122- Dr. Josh Loebner

    May 2nd, 2022  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 12 mins

    Josh Loebner is a blind disability advocate and has been in the advertising industry for 20+ years. Josh is the Executive Director of Accessibility and inclusion at Design Sensory Ad Agency in Knoxville. Josh is also the Global Head of Inclusive Design for Wunderman Thompson Advertising Agency out of New York. Josh was born legally blind and has merged his prowess in advertising strategy with his other biggest passion: championing diversity, equity and inclusion in advertising. He’s one of the smartest marketing minds out there, and I hope you enjoy our chat.