St.Louis Drummer Andrew Gibson stops by the show to discuss some of the early days of music, getting into hip hop, performing with Mathias & The Pirates, his work with Freedom Arts & Education Center, and his upcoming album Freedom Sounds.

See Andrew LIVE

8/3 with Mo E Allstars at The Dark Room

8/10 8th Annual Freedom Arts Expo

On this episode you'll hear:

Mathias & The Pirates "Bump 95" ft Abstract Rude

Andrew Gibson "What You Got" ft Hearskra-Z & Fallout

Find more info about Mathias & The Pirates & Freedom Arts & Education Center by following their Facebook pages!


Direct download: AndrewGibsonRPP.mp3
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The other day I met up with my new friends The Dead Roses. I had a great time talking with these three about how they met, their debut album that are currently wrapping up, stories behind some so the songs, play a few live acoustic, upcoming shows & much more.

See them LIVE

July 25 at Night Market on Broadway in Alton 7-10

July 27 at Framily Fest 12

Aug 17 at Old Bakery

Aug 24 at Hemingway's Zen Garden

Sept 14 at Canton Inn in Hillsboro

Sept 21 at End of Summer Fest 

Follow The Dead Roses on Facebook & Instagram for more info & dates.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Molly Shepherd
  • The Devil & I
  • Heartbreak #2



Direct download: TheDeadRosesRPP.mp3
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Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to talk with two very funny guys Christian Lawrence & Kevin Casey White of Bare Knuckle Comedy. I met Christian at West County Mall and had a great time talking about the upcoming 10 Year Bare Knuckle Comedy show, some of the guests, what it's like maintaining an independent comedy show for 10 years and much more. Kevin called into the show from New York City to talk about some his time with Bare Knuckle Comedy, one of my favorite moments of his comedy career & more. 

Don't miss the show Friday July 26th at The Ready Room with Christian & Kevin along with special guests Kenny Kinds, Bobby Jaycox, Reena Calm, Emily Hickner & Nick Vatterott. Tickets at

Keep up with more Christian Lawrence comedy and his shows like History Shmistory & Boob Gun. Follow them on Facebook for more info!

You can also catch Kevin at Arguments & Grievances at Brennan's on Thursday July 25th. 


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A bit ago I stopped in at Blue Lotus to meet up with my good friend Paul Niehaus and my new friend Bob Kamoske. These two have been working on recording a brand new album for Bob featuring 12 of his original songs. We talk about that process, stories behind some of the songs, give you a sneak peek at the album and play some live acoustic stuff!

Don't miss the LOST TIME Album Release Party at Off Broadway on July 27th with special guest Miss Molly Simms. $10 tickets includes a copy of the album!

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Alley Ghost (Live from Blue Lotus)
  • Lost Time
  • Lie Lie Lie (Live from Blue Lotus)
  • Sitting Back In The Gates of Eden

Find more information by following Bob Kamoske on Facebook & Instagram! 


Direct download: BobKamoskeRPP.mp3
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Last week I had the opportunity to sit and chat with the very talented Dave Grelle. You've probably seen Dave playing around town with groups such as The Feed, Funky Butt Brass Band & many more. We get into talking about some of the old days, but also talk about his new bands Western States & The Playadors. He's also a member of a Stevie Wonder tribute Master Blaster! I had so much fun recording this one. 

On this episode you'll hear:

Funky Butt Brass Band "Sugar Sugar Whomp Whomp"

Western States "I Can Get Down"

See Dave LIVE

Juy 20 Western States album release party at Off Broadway with Cree Rider & Funky Butt Brass Band

July 24 Dave Grelle's Playadors at Whitaker Music Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden

Follow all of these bands on Facebook for more info and dates


Direct download: DaveGrelleRPP.mp3
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Comedian Tony Gardiner stops by to discuss his upcoming benefit show for his niece Heidi, his start in comedy, Comedy Disgest, movies and much more. 

See Tony LIVE

7/11 at Southtown Pub

7/12 Humor Vs Tumor Benefit at The Heavy Anchor with Sam Lyons, Jeremy Hellwig, JC Sibala, Amber Klear & Angela Smith. Karaoke with Jen Steuvy. 

9/6 Comedy Digest at The Heavy Anchor



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Check out the June edition of the Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase! This episode was recorded live 6.11.19 at Naked Vine. This show also celebrated One Year of the show at Naked Vine! Thank you everyone for the continued support!

Listen in as Michael Eisnebeis & Suzy Bacino of Fine to Drive along with Michael Flynn & Dustin Brown of Waiting For Flynn play song and share stories around them.

Set 1
Set 2

We return to Naked Vine on July 9th for the next one with Jesse McClary & Zach Anderson of Old Capital Square Dance Club and David Maness of The Maness Brothers.

Find more Fine To Drive and Waiting For Flynn on Facebook & Instagram!

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Last week I stopped in to visit my friends Ryan Mills & Brandon Barbier of Outrun The Fall to talk about their upcoming party & the release of their latest single "The Jackal." We also talk about the recent passing of our friend Matthew Amelung who recorded this new song & Outrun The Fall's EP.

On this episode you'll hear:

  • Wolf Tiger
  • The Jackal

See Outrun The Fall LIVE

July 5 at The Firebird with Out Amongst The Masses, Sixes High, LTH & XIII Minutes. $10 tickets include FREE BBQ while supplies last!  

August 24 at Pop's with The Pour, Common Jones, ATG & Inner Outlines $5

Find more info by following Outrun The Fall on Facebook & Instagram.


Direct download: RyanBrandonOutrunTheFallRPP.mp3
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