Episode 256- Ron Stevens & Joy Grdnic

A bit ago I had the privilege of sitting down with Radio personalities Ron Stevens & Joy Grdnic. These have stories for days about working in radio, comedy, writing for WKRP in Cincinnati, own their own restaurant The Fountain on Locust and so much more.

We also talk about their most recent project OnSTL. Head over to OnSTL.com and see what all their up to. The page is a great source for finding out about live music in town, interviews with some of the most interesting people in St.Louis, where to find all the FREE entertainment and so much more. Also keep up with OnSTL on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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Direct download: RonJoyRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:24pm CST

Episode 255- Bobby Stevens

The other night I sat down with Singer Songwriter Bobby Stevens to talk about his start in STL Music, some upcoming shows, play some live acoustic, talk new music, and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear live acoustic versions

-"I'm Home"

-"Traveling Show"

-"Chill Out Night"

-"Lost and Found"

See Bobby LIVE

7/30 with The Wilderness at Jackal Fest at Atomic Cowboy.

8/10 Solo house show with Dubb Nubb

8/20 with The Wilderness at Whiskey War Festival at South Broadway Athletic Club

Check out more songs from Bobby at his Bandcamp page. Also an option to pick up a copy of his Come One, Come All vinyl.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Thanks to Music Record Shop & Mo Game Con for sponsoring the show.

Direct download: BobbyStevensRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 6:11pm CST

Episode 254- Frank Pettis

A bit ago I sat down with Frank Pettis to talk about some of the projects he was involved in. Frank played guitar with STL Rock bands Six By Silver, Sicklove & Copperview.

We discussed a little bit about each band, how life has changed with being a dad now, and played a few riffs on acoustic guitar. Also on this episode you'll hear Sicklove "Breakdown" and Copperview "Yesterday". If you're unfamiliar with these bands, check them out!

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Direct download: FrankPettisRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:35pm CST

Episode 253- Jackal Fest 2016

Saturday I went by the Music Record Shop to see the Langaleers and Brother Lee & The Leather Jackals rocking a live in-store. I stuck around after the show to sit down with Danny & Josh of BL&TLJ to talk about Jackal Fest coming up. We talked about how the idea came about, how awesome all the bands on the lineup are and what to expect.

Jackal Fest includes

Brother Lee and The Leather Jackals

The Maness Brothers

Old Souls Revival

Miss Molly Simms

Dubb Nubb

Cara Louise Band

Gavin M.

Search Parties

The Free Years

The Langaleers

Rover

Old Capital

Boys Club

Sister Wizard

Kid Scientist

The Wilderness

Bug Chaser

Grab tickets today! $7 HERE or $10 at the door.

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Direct download: JackalFestRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:02pm CST

Episode 252- The Langaleers

A bit ago I took a trip to Festus, MO to hang out with the guys of The Langaleers. We sat at Main Street Music Club and talked about how they formed, where the name comes from, their new EP, how Howard Stern inspired a song and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear 2 songs from their new CREEPYEEPY album "Green Lightning" and closing out the show "Worrying The Night Away." The EP is available on ITunes, Spotify, and Bandcamp.com.

Grab a physical copy at any of their shows

7/30 at Jackalfest at Atomic Cowboy with Brother Lee and the Leather Jackals, Old Souls Revival, Miss Molly Simms, The Free Years, 4th City Rag, Gavin M., Search Parties, Maness Brothers and more

8/5 at Main Street Music Club with Maness Brothers

8/20 at 5th Annual Whiskey War Festival at South Broadway Athletic Club

8/21 at Foam with Bucko Toby

8/27 at Schlafly Tap Room

Follow them on Facebook for more information and dates.

Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

Direct download: TheLangaleersRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:01pm CST

Episode 251- Tree One Four

 The other night a caught up with the guys of Tree One Four to talk about their formation as a band, some of their past bands like Remedy, writing and recording their debut LIVIN EP and so much more.

On this episode you'll hear 3 Tree One Four tunes

-"Life is Random"

-"Rebels"

-"I Love"

All the songs are currently available on YouTube.

See them LIVE

7/30 Firebird (Battle For Buddha)

8/24 Battle At Busch Stadium

8/27 Pop's

Follow the band on Facebook for more information and dates.

Direct download: TreeOneFourRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:17pm CST

Episode 250- The Big Rigs

The other night I stopped by to catch up with the guys of The Big Rigs to talk about their debut WHISKEY AND WATER EP. This episode we go track by track through the EP to give everyone a preview of what they have been up to.

WHISKEY AND WATER EP will be available on ITunes for pre-order on 7/21 and you'll receive the title track "Whiskey and Water" with your purchase. The full album will be available for purchase 7/29. Physical copies will be available at shows soon.

See The Big Rigs LIVE

Billy B's in Kirkwood 8/8

Mike Duffy's 8/19

Jilly's 9/2

Follow the band on Facebook to keep up to date, keep and eye out for a EP Release Party hopefully coming soon.

Listen on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or ROCKPAPERPODCAST.com

 

Direct download: TheBigRigsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:39pm CST

Episode 249- The Sleepy Rubies & John Henry

Last night I sat at Friendly's in St.Louis, MO with none other than Emily & Ali also known as The Sleepy Rubies and John Henry to discuss their Dual CD Release Party coming up. You'll hear a bit of background noise as we were recording live in Friendly's and there was an air conditioner right next to us, because it was like an 100 degrees July afternoon. We also talked about both of their albums coming out, both of them playing LouFest in September and much more.

See The Sleepy Rubies & John Henry both playing with their full bands July 23rd at Off Broadway in St.Louis, MO. There is a very good chance this will be a sold out show, so if you don't want to miss out grab your TICKETS HERE!

On this episode you can hear "South City" from The Sleepy Rubies' GREAT BIG LOVE EP. You can also hear "Broken City" closing out the show from John Henry's DARK CITY DARK COUNTRY album. Both will be available for purchase Saturday 7/23. Expect them online soon after.

See The Sleepy Rubies opening LouFest Saturday Sept 9th, and catch John Henry Sunday Sept 10th. Also don't miss great St.Louis acts like Bruiser Queen, Aaron Kamm & The One Drops, Illphonics and Karate Bikini. LouFest tickets are available at LouFest.com.

Follow The Sleepy Rubies & John Henry on Facebook.

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Direct download: TheSleepyRubiesJohnHenryRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:39pm CST

Episode 248- Allen P. Williams

A bit ago I sat with Comedian Allen P. Williams and his wife Katie Williams and discussed his comedy, music, Weird Al, how he's on Spotify, Nicolas Cage as Superman, and so much more over a delicious meal at Taco Bell.

Hear some of Allen's Things That I Had Thought Of on this episode, Faith Hill No More's hit song "Hot Dog". Both available at Bandcamp.com or Spotify.

Follow Allen on Twitter @allenpwilliams

See him regularly at the Parrot's Comedy Open Mic in St.Charles, MO on Wednesday nights.

Direct download: AllenPWilliamsRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:24am CST

Episode 247- Jeremy Segel-Moss

A bit ago I stopped by the National Blues Museum to catch up with Jeremy Segel-Moss. Jeremy is basically a walking, talking encyclopedia of St.Louis Blues knowledge.

We got to sit and chat about The Blues and some of our favorites, the National Blues Museum, the St.Louis Blues Society, and the Big Muddy Blues Festival.

This year Big Muddy Blues Festival is 100% St.Louis LOCAL artists! Come on out Sept 3 & 4th to Laclede's Landing

The lineup includes

  • Big George Brock
  • Marsha Evans & The Coalition
  • Boo Boo Davis
  • Arthur Williams
  • Roland Johnson
  • David Dee
  • Renee Smith
  • Big Mike Aguirre & The Blu City All-Stars
  • Jeremiah Johnson
  • Eugene Johnson & Company
  • Ground Floor Band
  • John McVey
  • Green McDonough Band
  • Steve Pecaro
  • Joe Metzka
  • Aaron Griffin
  • Pennsylvania Slim
  • Soulard Blues Band
  • On Call Blues Band
  • St. Louis School of Rock
  • Love Jones
  • Skeet Rodgers & The Inner City Blues Band
  • Kingdom Brothers
  • Paul Bonn & The Bluesmen
  • Fab Foehners
  • Tom Hall
  • Jim McClaren
  • Letters to Memphis
  • Bumble Bee Bob Kamoske
  • Delta Sol Duo
  • Brian Curran
  • The Bottoms Up Blues Gang
  • Tommy Halloran
  • JD Hughes
  • Johnny Fox
  • Coco Rico
  • The Bottlesnakes
  • Erika Johnson & Tom Bryne
  • Larry Griffin & Eric McSpadden
  • The Dust Covers

More information & tickets at BigMuddyBluesFestival.com

You catch Jeremy with his band The Bottoms Up Blues Gang. Follow them on Facebook!

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Direct download: JeremySegelMossRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:06pm CST