11 Podcasts in Sacramento, California

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Whether you’re strolling through McKinley Park, cleaning up at home, or cruising around the American River Parkway, there’s something about turning on a podcast that makes the activity so much more engaging.

Fortunately, there are more than a few local podcasts to educate, entertain + enlighten you. A perk of living during this podcast renaissance is that there’s something for everyone: food lovers, music fans, business champs, etc. So without further adieu, let’s jump into some of Sacramento’s  podcasts

🎧 Something Was Wrong 

This true-crime docuseries dives into discoveries, trauma, and the recovery from shocking life events + abusive relationships. The creator, who is from the 916, has picked up traction within Sac’s Reddit community. 

🎧  Good Bottle 

Local wine shop owner Chris Sinclair sits down with individuals in the alcohol industry to discuss topics that impact the spirit industry + how to curate experiences with drinks that can elevate social gatherings. 

🎧  Kids Considered

This UC Davis Children’s Hospital show brings two pediatric doctors together to discuss what may normally be confusing health topics about children and breaks them down with simple, non-medical language for parents. 

🎧  Dissect 

This locally-made music podcast — which topped the NYT’s list in 2018 —  believes great art deserves more time to dissect. Host Cole Cuchna (who once worked for Temple Coffee) sits down to examine a single album per season + one song per episode. The most recent season is dedicated to discussing Bo Burnham’s “INSIDE.”

🎧  Dare Daniel 

Share the worst movie you can imagine with this program, and local film critic Daniel Barnes and comedian Corky McDonnell will do the dirty work. They sit down every other Tuesday to watch + review the film so you don’t have to

🎧  The Travel Guys

Tune into this local radio show hosted by Mark Hoffmann and Tom Romano about all things traveling and entertainment, such as airline comparisons, explaining Airbnb + Vrbo policy updates, and unpacking which summer destinations might cost you a little extra this year. The show airs locally every Sunday, from 3-4 p.m. on KFBK AM 1530 + Newstalk 93.1. 

🎧  State of the Republic 

Tune in for all things soccer in the indomitable city with this bi-weekly show, highlighting the Sacramento Republic FC with game previews, reviews + interviews. 

🎧  Visit Sacramento 

If you love learning about your city, get local updates on this podcast that interviews Sacramentans who make the River City a great place to live + shares behind-the-scenes looks on local attractions.

Trying to keep up with the Kings? Check out these podcasts dedicated to our Sacramento NBA team.

🎧  Kings Pulse 

Hosted by Brenden Nunes, this podcast helps you keep your finger on the pulse of all things Kings with analysis, theories, breakdowns + knowledgeable guests

🎧  Locked on Kings 

Sacramento sports media veteran Matt George, shares the latest Kings news, reactions, and rumors in this daily podcast.

🎧  Kings Court  

Join Vince Miracle and Joe Morgan as they provide in-depth coverage of the Kings with special guests + take deep dives into the roster updates needed in the off-season.