On this week's episode of Rock Paper Podcast, comedian Sean O'Brien comes on to discuss his career in stand-up, his enjoyment of Coldplay and some other funny stories. He was a lot of fun to chat with, and brought a ton of energy. As the show reaches double-digits, we bring our longest episode yet. 

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Direct download: Episode_10_-_Sean_OBrien.mp3
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On this mini episode of Rock Paper Podcast, musician Patricky Sweany sat down with Shane in Colubmia, Missouri and discussed his most recen talbum Close to the Floor as well as the take off of the song "Them Shoes" with Pandora radio. You can follow Patrick Sweany on Twitter to keep up with all of his music and tour dates. 

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Direct download: Mini_-_Patrick_Sweany.mp3
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On this week's episode we welcome Colby and Jeremy of the Paranormal Task Force. On the show we discuss how the team was formed, what they do on investigations and some of the most interesting moments they have had during an investigation. You can learn more about the Paranormal Task Force by visiting their website www.paranormaltaskforce.com. We would like to thank Alyson Barth Agency with Farmers Insurance for sponsoring this episode. Contact Alyson Barth to get a quick, easy and free quote for all types of insurances (Life, Auto, Homeowners, and Renters). If you enjoy the show, then please subscribe to the show on iTunes and Stitcher and make sure you follow and Like us on Facebook and Twitter.
Direct download: Episode_9_-_Paranormal_Task_Force.mp3
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Shows this week: 7/21-7/26


1) Patrick Sweany Music at Off Broadway 
2) Gary Clark Jr at The Pageant with Nick Moss Band
3) Denver Wade Trent at Everything Wine and Cigars / The Barrel Bar

1) The Jeremiah Johnson Band at Moonshine Blues Bar
2) Lunar Levitation at Sunset Hills Pool Party 
3) Denver Wade Trent at Rendezvous Cafe & Wine Bar
4) Joe Marlotti Thursday- Sunday at Funny Bone Valley Park

1) Denver Wade Trent at 370 Park 
2) The Chris Casello Trio at Beale on Broadway

1) Unifyah w/ Tasi at Jefferson Barracks Amphitheater
2) Patrick Sweany at The Bridge w/ David Dearnley
3) Brian Curran at Focal Point Traditional Arts Center in Maplewood
4) Denver Wade Trent at The Barrel Bar 
5) Jeremiah Johnson band at The Beale on Broadway

Category:general -- posted at: 10:42pm CDT

Comedian Bobby Jaycox stops by the Rock Paper Podcast this week as we discuss his comedy career, Story of the Year, and the surprise appearance of Jurassic Park dinosaurs to the podcast. 

Direct download: Episode_8_-_Bobby_Jaycox.mp3
Category:Comedy -- posted at: 9:00am CDT

Some shows this week that I recommend:

Tonight Monday:
1) Matt Wynn Music at R.T. Weiler's
2) Bare Knuckle Comedy 5 year celebration at Duck Room at Blueberry Hill w/ Aaron BrooksKevin O'BrienKevin White and more! S5 21+
3) Joe Marlotti at Funny Bone St Louis Westpo rt 
1) Sean Patton at Foam S5

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Friday 7/11
1) Denver Wade Trent at Everything Wine and Cigars / The Barrel Bar
2) Steven Woolley at Cottleville Wine Seller
3) SOJA w/ Trevor Hall at The Pageant
4) Marquise Knox at The Beale on Broadway
5) Ryan Waked and Tom 'Papa' Ray at BBQ Blues Smoke House
6) The HillBenders at The Ready Room

7) Pixie and the Playthings at Maggie Malone's 


Saturday 7/12
1) Funky Butt Brass Band and more at Old Rock House
2) Danielle Bradbery from the Voice w/ Kellie Pickler at Lincoln County Fair
3) Craig Morgan at Franklin County Fair 
4) Ying Yang Twins at The Ready Room
5) The Hush List w/ Clockwork and Spacetrain at The Mad Magician
6) Nick Vatterott at Blueberry Hill (Elvis Room) 
7) Steven Woolley at Nick's Pub

8) Jeremiah Johnson Band at Trainwreck Saloon

Category:general -- posted at: 4:43pm CDT

Episode 7 - Alex "Birdman" Bird

Alex Bird joins the guys on episode 7 as he discusses his wrestling fandom, 311, and movies. He also takes the widely popular "bitch test" from Facebook. Check Alex on on facebook at Facebook.com/bird16 for more information on his DJ business.

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Direct download: Episode_7_-_Alex_22Birdman22_Bird.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 8:00am CDT

Episode 6 - Jeff Nations

Episode 6 features the singer/guitarist for the band Various Hands, Jeff Nations. Jeff discusses his band's music writing process, his influences, and we close the podcast out with the first single from their EP Hypuluxo titled "Memphis Decisions". 

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Direct download: Episode_6_-_Jeff_Nations.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 8:27am CDT

After a busy July 5th of concerts, you should go check out Driving Wheel tonight at Dog Day. 



Driving Wheel    at Dog Day- Osage Beach

Category:Event Calendar -- posted at: 7:00am CDT

There are some great concerts happening in St. Louis today, and it includes two of our guests of the show! Check them out today!

  • 311 w/ The Urge & The Wailers at Verzion Wireless Amphitheater
  •     The Fray, The Neighbourhood, Capital Cities, Musiq Soulchild, and En Vogue at Fair St.Louis 
  •    Lil Wyte at Mad Magician
  •    Brand New at the Pageant
  •     Wade Trent at Se7en Cupcakes and Martinis in Cottleville, MO
Category:Event Calendar -- posted at: 1:23pm CDT


1 Hollow Point Heroes w/ Saving Abel at Mad Magician

2 Aaron Kamm & The One Drops at 2720 Cherokee 

   Wade Trent at Barrel Bar in O'Fallon, MO

3 The Urge w/ 311 in KC at Crossroads

   Chris Cagle w/ JT Hodges in O'Fallon at Heritage & Freedom Fest

   The Band Perry at Fair St.Louis

4 Survivor w/ Switchfood in O'Fallon at Heritage & Freedom Fest

    Bonnie Raitt, Matt Nathanson, Gavin Degraw, Mary Lambert, and Bella & Lily at Fair St.Louis 

5  311 w/ The Urge & The Wailers at Verzion Wireless Amphitheater

    The Fray, The Neighbourhood, Capital Cities, Musiq Soulchild, and En Vogue at Fair St.Louis 

   Lil Wyte at Mad Magician

   Brand New at the Pageant

    Wade Trent at Se7en Cupcakes and Martinis in Cottleville, MO 

6 Driving Wheel at Dog Day- Osage Beach

7 Doug Benson at The Firebird

8 Delta Rae at the Old Rock House

   Girl Talk w/ The Floozies at The Pageant

9 Hed PE at the Blue Note- Columbia, MO

11 SOJA at the Pageant

12 Ying Yang Twins at the Ready Room 

     Craig Morgan at Franklin County Fair

     Blackwater '64 at Blind Tiger at Sutton Place

     The Hush List w/ Spacetrain, and Clockwork at Mad Magician 

15 Sean Patton at FOAM 

16 Lucero w/ Murder By Death at the Ready Room

    Beck at The Pageant

17 Jamey Johnson at Old Rock House

18 Old Crow Medicine Show at Peabody Opera House

     Various Hands Record Release Show w/ Upright Animals & Sweaters at Plush

20 Jack White at The Fabulous Fox

     Three Days Grace w/ Sick Puppies at the Pageant

22 Hayes Carll at Off Broadway

23 Gary Clark Jr at The Pageant

     Patrick Sweany at Off Broadway

24 Jeremiah Johnson Band at Moonshine Blues Bar St.Charles, MO

26 Unifyah w/ Tasi at Jefferson Barracks Amphitheater

     Patrick Sweany at The Bridge- Columbia, MO

     Brian Curran at Focal Point Performing Arts- Maplewood, MO

31 Turnpike Troubadours w/ John Henry at The Pageant




Category:Music -- posted at: 11:21pm CDT

Episode 5 - Steve Ewing

Steve Ewing, lead singer of the Urge and owner of Steve's Hot Dogs on the Hill comes on the show and discusses the campaign his shop has going to raise money for their new Tower Grove location. Steve's Hot Dogs Tower Groves Fundraiser

We also talk about his music career with The Urge and as a solo artist, as well as a brief chat about Star Wars. 

Direct download: Episode_5_-_Steve_Ewing.m4a
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:24pm CDT