The Fade return! They brought along a tasty new album with them! I caught up with them before rehersal at their Mercy Studios to discuss the new album GOOD DREAM GONE, their release party, recording, stories behind the songs and much more. 

On this episode you'll hear:

  • I Wanna Go
  • Hollow Doors
  • Shoe Fits

Join us on October 6th at The Duck Room in Blueberry Hill for the GOOD DREAM GONE Release Party with special guests TOK & The Mindframes. Tickets are $6 in advance and may be purchased at the Blueberry Hill box office or Ticketmaster.com

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Today I welcome back to the show my friends Jeff & Jennifer Nichols (Tencents) & Brandon Barbier (Outrun The Fall). They brought along Brian Higginbotham (Fighting For Autism) to discuss their upcoming event. 

We get into talking about some of the history of Fighting For Autism, some of the stats around autism, other events they host around the world and more. We talk about how the idea of Spectrum of Sound Music Festival came to be, the bands that will be playing, what else to expect and much more.

On this episode you'll hear

  • Outrun The Fall - Wolf Tiger
  • Echoes From Ashes - Cold Surrender
  • Luxora - Death Of A Best Friend

Join us September 29th at Olympia Athletics Center in St.Charles, MO for Spectrum of Sound Music Festival featuring live music from:

  • Outrun The Fall
  • Common Jones
  • Tree One Four
  • Luxora
  • Echoes From Ashes
  • Pogo Funk
  • Guerrilla Theory
  • Common Time Blues
  • Calloway Circus
  • Joe Bizelli

You can also expect:

  • Face painting
  • Food
  • Car Smash
  • Car Show
  • Burnout Contest
  • Fashion Show
  • and much more

Get involved with Fighting For Autism on Facebook and RSVP to the event. FightingForAutism.com

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Last weekend Brad Williams was in St.Louis performing all 5 shows at Helium Comedy Club. I was able to make it out Thursday night and met Brad after the show. I've been a big fan of his for a long time now, from his comedy CDs and Specials to his podcast About Last Night that he does with Adam Ray. This episode was recording in the green room at Helium Comedy just before the Saturday night shows.

We talk about Brad's weekend in St.Louis checking out City Museum and eating some BBQ, his new Netflix special coming this Fall, his podcast and more. 

If you haven't, pick up Brad's Showtime specials FUN SIZE and DADDY ISSUES on DVD or pick up his 2 CD's. BradWilliamsComedy.com. Follow him on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to see when he's in your town. Also click SUBSCRIBE to About Last Night!

 

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St.Louis rock band Karma Dealer join me on today's episode to discuss their debut EP, Release Party, preview some of the tracks, stories behind the songs and more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Hang Man
  • D'Juice
  • Anarchy
  • Save Me

See Karma Dealer LIVE

9/15 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room EP RELEASE PARTY with Divide The Empire, Of Wolves And Whiskey & Armenta $10

9/22 at Ink Spot Block Party in Winfield, MO with Inimical Drive, Steeples, Divide The Empire, Sky Burnt White, Out Amongst The Masses, Common Jones, Fly Method, Outrun The Fall, Modern Gold, Hounds, Bleach & Yung Wallflower. FREE with Ticket!

10/27 at Sonny's Bar for Agitate The Airwaves Halloween Show

11/3 at Red Fish Blue Fish in St.Charles, MO with Divine Sorrow & The Many Colored Death

Follow Karma Dealer on Facebook & Instagram for more information. 

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:37pm CDT

Anything But Credible Podcast RETURNS! I had so much fun recording this episode with Nick, Keith & Griff of Anything But Credible Podcast. It gets real silly and we talk about a lot of random weirdness. But what else would you expect from Anything But Credible!?

Be sure to click SUBSCRIBE on their show wherever you get your podcasts! AnythingButCredible.com

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Last week Sawyer Fredericks rolled through St.Louis on his HIDE YOUR GHOST tour. He performed at Off Broadway with good friend of the show Beth Bombara. It was an incredible evening! Before the show Sawyer took a few minutes out to talk to with me about his new album, music videos, Imo's pizza, tour, stories behind some of the songs and play one live acoustic!

Big THANK YOU to The Pocket  for letting us hang out and record this episode.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Hide Your Ghost (Live acoustic)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c3J506oJPV0

  • Should've Known Better
  • Red Memories

Follow Sawyer on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Subscribe to his YouTube channel for more videos!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIZ5pUOHCn4

Pick up a copy of HIDE YOUR GHOST today at SawyerFredericks.com or any digital platform. Available on Vinyl, CD & Digital.

See him on TOUR. Follow him on Bandsintown to see when he's near you!

Oct 16 Charlotte, NC

Oct 17 St.Augstine, FL

Oct 18 Boca Raton, FL

Oct 19 Tampa, FL

Oct 22 Washington, DC

Oct 24 Ardmore, PA

Oct 25 New York, NY

 

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:57am CDT

The other night I stopped by to visit my new friend Kevin Babb at his home studio. We get in to talking about his early days of learning guitar, play some live acoustic, share some stories behind the songs, aliens, and other random weirdness. 

Don't miss Kevin Babb at September's Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase with Emily Wallace & Joshua Eaker on Tuesday 11th 7pm $5

On this episode you'll hear:

  • San Fransisco
  • Devil In Disguise 
  • Little Bit of Trouble
  • Can't Get Away

Follow Kevin on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Grab some music on ITunes or Spotify! Everything at KBabb.com

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:17am CDT

On Tuesday August 14th, I invited my friends Bobby Stevens, Ahna Schoenhoff & Matt Wynn to join me at Naked Vine for my Singer Songwriter Storytelling Show. Today's episode is the live audio from that evening! There is one weird spot in the audio in the middle where my batteries died during recording and had to swap them out. Oops!

Left to Right: Ahna Schoenhoff, Bryan Herr (Naked Vine), Bobby Stevens (back) & Matt Wynn

Don't miss the next Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase with Emily Wallace, Kevin Babb & Joshua Eaker happening on Tuesday September 11. 7pm $5

 

Please support these three! Follow them on Facebook & Instagram. Buy their music, go to a show!

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:08am CDT

Comedian Andy Hamilton returns to the show! We talk about his adventures in comedy over the last 2 years including hosting his own show O'Fallon Out Loud at Rendezvous Cafe in O'Fallon, MO, improv comedy, pancakes and much more. This episode was recorded live at Denny's!

See Andy Hamilton LIVE

8/30 at Helium Comedy for Comics Against Humanity

9/8 at Rendezvous Cafe for O'Fallon Out Loud with James Johann, Will O'Donnell & Tina Dybal

10/20 at Rendezvous Cafe for Missouri Writers Guild 

Follow O'Fallon Out Loud on Facebook & Instagram for more show updates! Call Rendezvous and make reservations Today!

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Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:57pm CDT

 

Over the weekend I took a drive out to Troy, MO to meet my friends Big Dave Canoy, Robby Kallery & Joel Colby at The Ink Spot to talk about the 9th Annual Ink Spot Block Party. We discuss the lineup, some of our favorite moments in Block Party history, CDs vs digial music and much more!

Left to Right: Joel (Inimical Drive), Dave (Ink Spot) & Robby (Ink Spot)

Don't miss this party happening on September 22nd at Winfield Fairgrounds. Tickets are FREE from any of the sponsors, either the Ink Spot Troy or Ink Spot St.Peters! I also have a stack a tickets if you see me around. LIVE MUSIC from:

  • Inimical Drive
  • Steeples
  • Out Amongst The Masses
  • Sky Burnt White
  • Karma Dealer
  • Common Jones
  • Fly Method
  • Divide The Empire
  • Modern Gold
  • Outrun The Fall
  • Yung Wallflower
  • Hounds
  • Bleach

Be sure to RSVP on Facebook for more details, LIKE the Ink Spot Block Party page!

This episode you'll hear:

  • Inimical Drive "From The Ground"
  • Bleach "Dead"
  • Steeples "Sticks & Stones"

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Thanks to my wonderful friends at Naked Vine for their support of the show. Swing by and visit them for a glass of wine or whiskey and around for the show. Full listing of wines, whiskey & beers along with their music calendar at NakedVine.net. Follow them on Facebook Twitter & Instagram!

I’m very proud to say this show is now sponsored by Hess Van Schlemer Metalworks. Give them a call for all of your metal working needs.   Visit them at HVSMetalworksart.com 

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