Last night I caught up with friend of the show Justin Brown (Dock Ellis Band) and his lovely wife Deanna Brown at their home to discuss Band Scramble 2020. We go over some of the details of this event, some prizes and even play a live acoustic tune for you!

Band Scramble is a benefit for Renee Irby who was diagnosed with brain cancer. She's a mother of 5. We're trying to throw this party and raise some funds to help them out. 

So if you Sing or play and want to have some fun for a good cause, sign up today! 

Open signs up going on Jan 30 - Feb 5, email 

Feb 6 Band Drawing at Livery Company

Feb 29th Band Scramble 2020 at South Broadway Athletic Club

Follow Band Scramble on Facebook for more info!


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Singer Songwriter Jordan Suter & Kyle Ray join me to discuss his brand new debut TUMBLEWEED EP. We share some of the stories behind these songs, recording at Gaslight & much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Tumbleweed
  • Against the Glass
  • Long Black Veil
  • Jefferson County

See Jordan LIVE

Jan 28 at Gaslight

Feb 1 at Game 6 Honky Tonk Joint

March 25 at Songbird Cafe with Cara Louise, Lacie Williams & Matt O'Toole

Find everything at 

Follow along with him on Facebook & Instagram

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The other night I stopped in at Blue Lotus studio in St.Louis, MO to visit with my buddy Paul Niehaus & Jeff Chapman aka Brother Jefferson. We dive into some of Jeff's background, early days, working with Paul, his album REFLECTIONS, International Blues Challenge, Brother Jeff & Big Rich Duo & even play a live acoustic tune for us!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Hey Hey Pretty Mama from REFLECTIONS
  • The Mirror from Brother Jeff & Big Rich Duo
  • Watchin' The World Go By (Live Acoustic)

Find more Brother Jefferson at or wherever you get digital music!

See Him LIVE

1/24 at Off Broadway with Bob Kamoske & Jake Curtis Blues Band 

3/27 at Wildey Theater with Jeremiah Johnson Band

Follow along with Brother Jefferson & Brother Jeff & Big Rich Duo on Facebook for more info. 

Visit for all your recording needs!


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Singer songwriter Haley Woolbright joins me to discuss her debut album HINDSIGHT, recording with Chris Turnbaugh at Sawhorse Studios, stories behind some of her songs & plays one live acoustic!

See her LIVE

1/31 at Rendezvous Cafe in O'Fallon, MO

Follow her on Facebook & Instagram.

Find her album wherever you get digital music or

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Boxcar
  • Blue Eyes
  • Found A Home In You


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The other night I took a trip to Belleville, IL to Empire Barbershop to meet up with the guys of The Fade Podcast. We had a great chat discussing how they came to meet, how the podcast idea started, the barbershop, new live shows & much more!

Click subscribe to their YouTube channel for more updates! Follow along with them on Facebook!


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Comedian Sam Lyons stops by to talk about growing up, some of his travels, finding comedy, podcasting, country music, he teaches me how to dance & so much more.

See Sam LIVE

1/10-1/12 at Funny Bone St.Louis with JR Brow

1/31 at Coffee Break with Yale Hollander at Gaslight Theater

Follow him on Instagram!


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The other night I caught up with my friends Ethan Leinwand & Nick Pence, better known as The Bottlesnakes! We talk about how the group came to be, their debut album CANDY SHOPPE, stories behind these songs, upcoming shows & so much more.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Bottlesnake Blues
  • Candy Shoppe
  • East St.Louis

See them LIVE

1/11 at The Focal Point

1/30 at Champaign Urbana Winter Folk Festival

First Friday's at Schlafly Bottleworks

Follow along on Facebook!

Pick up a copy of CANDY SHOPPE at Euclid Records in St.Louis, MO, wherever you get digital music or CD's available at any upcoming shows.


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My friend Thomas Isaac Walton of Seeing Seven & Blue Creek Productions joins me for today's episode! We dive into some of his early days of music, songwriting, play some live acoustic, talk about new music coming soon & his production work. 

On this episode you'll hear: 

  • A Pulse And A Blindside (Acoustic)
  • Not A Love Song (Acoustic)
  • Something Better (Acoustic)

You can find "A Pulse And A Blindside" wherever you get digital music. "Not A Love Song" due out 1/11 on all platforms!

You can also find the Seeing Seven music digitally everywhere!


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Back in August 2019, I invited my friends The Brothers Reed & Tim Lloyd of The Western States to join me at Naked Vine for my monthly Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase. This is the audio recorded that evening. Be sure to support these wonderful people! Buy an album, go see them live, follow them on Facebook & Instagram, it all helps.

Thanks again to Naked Vine for giving this showcase a home. We'll be back out there January 14th, 2020 with Ethan Jones, Lisa Houdei & Chris Curd. 7pm.


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The other day I took drive out to Benton, IL to meet with Jonathon Walters. Jonathon is a professional photographer, podcast host, motivational speaker, teacher & more! He has some amazing stories of his journey to share. 

Please click Subscribe to his podcast The Mindset Matrix wherever you are listening to this show.

Follow JWalt Photography on Facebook & Instagram


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