The other night I caught up with Zack Logan Band while they were in town for a some shows. I had a great time catching up with the guys talking about new music, recording the new album, working with Neil Mason of The Cadillac Three and jam some live acoustic tunes.

Zack Logan Band is (Left to Right): Lance Brunk (Dobro/Guitar), Zack Logan (Vocals/Guitar) & Dan Emmett (Fiddle)

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Draw Me Nearer
  • Slow Saturday Night
  • Wrecking Machine

Keep an eye for Zack Logan's new album coming soon! Find more details at ZackLogan.net

Follow Zack on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram!

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Direct download: ZackLogan2RPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:15pm CST

Oh yeah! Bruiser Queen returns! I caught up with Morgan & Jason of Bruiser Queen the other night at band practice to discuss their new album HEAVY HIGH that is due out soon. We talk about their Release Party, vinyl, recording the album, Crushed Out, tour life and so much more.

Head over to PledgeMusic.com/BruiserQueen to pre-order your copy of HEAVY HIGH today! You can also get Jason to wash your dishes, or Morgan to babysit or order a copy of the vinyl!

On this episode you'll hear

  • Here Lies My Heart
  • Have Fun (Live Acoustic)
  • Sugar High (Live Acoustic)
  • The Way I Love You

See Bruiser Queen on their HEAVY HIGH TOUR now all dates at BruiserQueen.com

See them in St.Louis

11/22 at Off Broadway for their Release Party with The Fuck Off & Dies, Hounds & Brian McClelland

Follow the band on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to keep up with them on tour! SUBSCRIBE to the YouTube channel for more of their music videos.

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Direct download: BruiserQueen2RPP.mp3
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The other day I stopped in at Steve's Hot Dogs on The Hill to meet up with some friends Gary Johnston Jr, Tom Williams & Brett Taylor. They are all helping in put on the 1st Annual IKANDU Acoustic Charity Show.

Left to Right: Gary Johnston Jr (OATM & Verba Stellae), Tom Williams (OATM) & Brett Taylor (Verba Stellae)

We talk about IKANDU and their services they've been providing for autistic children around Mascoutah, and all of the bands appearing such as...

  • Sky Burnt White
  • System Slave
  • Divide The Empire
  • Verba Stellae
  • OATM
  • Robby Kallery

On this episode you'll hear

  • System Slave "Road Less Traveled On"
  • Robby Kallery "Texas or Tennessee" (Lucero cover)
  • Divide The Empire "Carnival Ride"
  • Sky Burnt White "Parades"
  • OATM "Watching the Embers Fade (Live Acoustic)"
  • Verba Stellae "This Skin (Live Acoustic)"

See all of them LIVE

10/7 at Mascoutah Vistors Center

Buy your tickets TODAY! Tickets include drinks & appetizers.  Click HERE! 

Direct download: IkanduRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40am CST

Today I took a little road trip to Columbia, MO to visit with my new friend Jenny Teator. She's in town from Nashville for a big show and was kind enough to take some time out to record this episode.

We had fun talking about her move to Nashville, some of what she's already learned there, songwriting & more. Jenny played some live acoustic as well as give us a sneak peek at a unreleased demo she's working on.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Infatuation (Acoustic) (Written by Jenny Teator & Sheridan Gates)
  • Hurts So Good (Demo)

See Jenny LIVE

9/28 at The Industry in Columbia, MO

Follow her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & SUBSCRIBE to her YouTube for more dates, videos & information. Everything at JennyTeator.com

 

Direct download: JennyTeatorRPP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:57pm CST

The other night I went by to visit with Hitchcock & The Hitmen featuring Amy Armstrong. I had a great time meeting them, sharing some of their stories of how they formed & their live shows, choosing songs to cover, how they arrange some songs, working on originals and possible recording an album.

Hitchcock & The Hitmen are (Left to Right): Tom Conway, Amy Armstrong, Phil Russo & Matthew Hitchcock

We play some live acoustic songs for you. On this episode you'll hear:

  • Come Together (The Beatles)
  • Harvest Moon (Neil Young)
  • Mourning Bird's Lament (Original)
  • Royals (Lorde)

See Hitchcock & The Hitmen with Amy Armstrong at Chase Club Plaza 8-11 Friday 9/28. For more dates be sure to follow them on Facebook.

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Direct download: HItchcockandTheHitmenRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:25pm CST

Joshua Eaker of Brother Lee And The Leather Jackals joins me to talk about their latest album MURDER CITY SPECIAL, share some of his stories of first getting into songwriting, talk about some of our favorite comedians and jam some live acoustic tunes!

On this episode you'll hear

  • Cheer Up Charlie (from Murder City Special)
  • Xanax & Cigarettes (Live acoustic)
  • Murder City Special (Live acoustic)

See Josh LIVE

9/21 Thursday at The Ready Room playing guitar with Sister Wizzard also on the bill is Bucko Toby, Apex Shrine & TOK. 8pm

Catch Josh solo every 2nd Friday at The Gramophone

For more dates & information follow Brother Lee And The Leather Jackals on Facebook & Instagram. Buy some of their merch at ByJack.com

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Direct download: JoshuaEakerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:13pm CST

I'm very excited to welcome talented young songwriter Seth Brand to the show! I had so much fun getting to meet him and get some of the stories behind some of these songs. We also talk about some of our other favorite writers, upcoming shows, new music, recording and much more!

On this episode you'll hear

  • The Boring Guy (from Fight or Flight)
  • 10 out of 10 (Live acoustic)
  • Chase Me in the Dark (Live acoustic)
  • Fallin Out Of Touch (Live acoustic)


Pick up Seth's album FIGHT OR FLIGHT available on ITunes, Bandcamp or Spotify. SethBrand.com

Follow Seth Brand Music on Facebook & Instagram. Subscribe to his YouTube channel.

Come see him LIVE

9/21 at The Wolf 7-10 with Jordan Gonzalez

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

The other night I stopped in to visit with Anna & Jared Cattoor or better known as Two Cities One World. I had a lot of fun getting to know them and learning more about their songs & stories. They share with me how they met (and fell in love!), traveling between St.Louis & Bulgaria, and stories of their summer in Bulgaria.

We also get into their 2016 release LET THE WHOLE WORLD DISAPPEAR and writing new music. On this episode you'll hear 2 exclusive new songs and as well as 2 from the album.

  • Disappear
  • Tya (Live)
  • Fallin Slowly (Live)
  • Suga Daddy

Pick up their up album on ITunes, Spotify or Bandcamp.com.

See them LIVE

9/20 Sofar Sounds (Details to TBA)

9/22 at Connection STL at Chesterfield Mall. Hurricane Benefit with JD Hughes

9/24 at Center for Spiritual Living

9/29 at Manifest Station Yoga Festival

Find more dates by following them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube.

Direct download: TwoCitiesOneWorldRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:51pm CST

Singer Songwriter Bill Roemer joins for today's episode! I had a great time getting to meet Bill, talking about some of the stories behind his songs, growing up in the area, country music, Chris Stapleton, as well as come of the charity work Bill is doing.

On this episode you'll hear 3 live acoustic songs

  • Middle of Movin On
  • So She Runs
  • We Are The Blue

Keep your eyes & ears open for new Bill Roemer music coming soon!!

See Bill LIVE

9/16 at Donatelli's Bistro

9/20 at Timber Creek Grill

9/22 at Turtle Creek Pub & Grill

9/23 FULL BAND at New Town Amphitheater

9/24 Nobles Vineyards

9/25 Tin Roof St.Louis

9/27 Timber Creek Grill

9/28 Turtle Creek Pub & Grill

9/29 at Cottleville Wine Seller

Find more information at BillRMusic.com. Follow Bill on Facebook for more dates!

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Direct download: BillRoemerRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 1:01pm CST

The other night I met up with David Anderson of Tritone Guitars & The Lab at Gaslight to record this episode. I had a great time meeting David and having the opportunity to share some of his stories. In the middle of the show you'll hear some of our friends in the background jamming some Chuck Berry songs getting ready for their show last weekend at LouFest!

We talk about some of David's old bands, starting Tritone Guitars, The Lab, his work with some of my favorites around town and so much more!

See Dave with Tommy Halloran & friends performing the music of Tom Waits! 9/21 8pm at Gaslight. Sponsored by Heavy Riff Brewing.


On this episode you'll hear some of the jamming from the previous The Lab with The Maness Brothers and then closing out the show "Death Came" by Old Lights.

Follow Tritone Guitars on Facebook! Tritone-Guitars.com

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Direct download: DaveAndersonRPP.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:08pm CST