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Posts made in July, 2017

Episode 435 – Michael Tomko (An Under Cover Weekend)

Episode 435 – Michael Tomko (An Under Cover Weekend)

By on Jul 28, 2017 in Episodes |

The other night I stopped in at The Royale to talk with Michael Tomko about the yearly party he throws known as An Under Cover Weekend. We get into some of his favorite moments of the last 11 years of putting on this show. We also discuss what you can expect from the lineup AUCW has enstore for you this year! Big thanks to The Royale for letting us hang out! This year ACUW is taking over Delmar Hall for 3 nights! August 24 The 80’s Theresa Payne as Chaka Khan Tortuga as Dolly Parton with Kenny Rogers Paige Alyssa as Janet Jackson Too Deep as Madonna Tenement Ruth as Stevie Nicks August 25 The 90’s Fivefold as Third Eye Blind Blank Generation as Outkast Katarra and the Sofolkz as Lauryn Hill Les Gruff and the Billy Goat as Counting Crows Ramona Deflowered as The Offspring August 26 The 2000’s The Daisy Ad w/ Insane Analog & River Kittens as Gorillaz The Fade as Justin Timberlake Aida Ade as Erykah Badu School of Rock as Amy Winehouse We Should Leave THis Tree as Death Cab For Cutie 3 Nights of amazing music from 15 bands, only at Delmar Hall! Grab tickets TODAY at undercoverweekend.com Follow AUCW on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com. Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at Gigabitrocks.com  If you or your band is looking to tour, Gig-A-Bit Rocks wants to...

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Episode 434 – John Henry 3

Episode 434 – John Henry 3

By on Jul 25, 2017 in Episodes |

The other night I caught up with my friend John Henry to catch up and talk about Open Highway Music Festival, how much work goes into putting this festival together and what to expect this year. Grab your tickets TODAY for Open Highway Music Festival at Off Broadway Aug 2-6!! Weekend passes for $30! OffBroadwaySTL.com Lineup includes: Wednesday Aug 2 (Inside) Josh Ritter (Solo) & Early James Thursday Aug 3 (Inside) Diarrhea Planet, Smidley & Joan Of Dark Friday Aug 4 (Inside) JD McPherson, Patrick Sweany & Loot Rock Gang Saturday Aug 5 (Outside) Foxygen, Twin Peaks, Sleepy Kitty & Essential Knots Sunday Aug 6 (Outside) Son Volt, Nikki Lane, The Sleepy Rubies & The Vondrukes We also get into talking about John’s music and his latest album DARK CITY DARK COUNTRY. Pick up a copy today. Available on ITunes, Spotify & CD at JohnHenryMusic.net On this episode you’ll hear his latest single “Fade To Black.” Be sure to check out the official music video for it! Follow John & Open Highway Music Festival on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram for more updates. Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com. Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at...

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Episode 433 – JC Sibala

Episode 433 – JC Sibala

By on Jul 24, 2017 in Episodes |

Comedian JC Sibala joins for Episode 433! I’ve known of JC around town for a while. I’ve seen him perform several times, but I’ve never got the chance to sit down and talk with him for a while and get to know more of his story. We get into his start in comedy, moving to St.Louis, being a father and so much more. You can see JC every Wednesday Night as he co-hosts Wild Card Comedy with Chris Cyr at The Crow’s Nest. 10p sign up. 10:30p show. See JC Wednesday 7/26 at Heys Guys Comedy (Fairview Heights, IL)  headlining a showcase You can always catch him performing regularly at The Funny Bone or Helium Comedy Club as well as independent comedy shows around town. Follow JC on Twitter & Instagram @JCSibala Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music app or click PLAY   Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com. Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at...

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Episode 432 – Anything But Credible Podcast

Episode 432 – Anything But Credible Podcast

By on Jul 23, 2017 in Episodes |

Back in June the guys of Anything But Credible invited me on to their show to talk about what I’ve been up to and plug the Birthday Show. I wanted to return the favor and invite them on to Rock Paper Podcast to get to know them a little better. We had a lot of laughs talking about some crazy new stories, conspiracy theories, and the first year of their podcast. Lots of laughs hanging with these guys! Left to Right: Griff, Duggs & Keith Click SUBSCRIBE to Anything But Credible podcast on ITunes, Stitcher or Apple Podcasts. Follow the show on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com. Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at...

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Episode 431 – Cuvi & Friends

Episode 431 – Cuvi & Friends

By on Jul 21, 2017 in Episodes |

Last weekend I stopped by to visit with my buddy Cuvi to talk about the upcoming benefit being held in his honor on July 29th at The Firebird. Special guests on this episode include Erin Shea (We Are United), Nick Maas (The Faded Truth), Andrew Wills, Joe Mayhaus & Trevor Lawrence (Forgetting January) and Jessi McKee (J McKee Photography). We talk about how this benefit came to be, sending Cuvi over to Germany to have his eyes repaired and what to expect Saturday Night! Left to Right: Nick Maas, Erin Shea, Cuvi, Trevor Lawrence, Joe Mayhaus & Andrew Wills Come by The Firebird on July 29th and see following LIVE Forgetting January Cuvi The Faded Truth Austin Estrada Co-Pilot Facing Infamy Skyline In Ruins Get tickets from your favorite band or $5 at the door. All proceeds go to getting Cuvi to Germany to fix his sight. On this episode you’ll hear 2 songs Cuvi “It’d Be Neat” Forgetting Janurary “Scrapped Knees” Follow all of these bands on Facebook! Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com. Check out my friends Gig-A-Bit Rocks at...

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Episode 430 – Modern Gold

Episode 430 – Modern Gold

By on Jul 19, 2017 in Episodes |

I recently met up with new group Modern Gold at Encapsulated Studios in St.Louis, MO to talk about how the group formed, recording their debut EP with Matt Amelung & Gabe Usery at Encapsulated, jam some live acoustic tunes, share some stories behind the songs and so much more! Modern Gold is (Left to Right): Mikey (Drums), Ethan (Guitar), Andrew (Vocals/Guitar), Danny (Bass) & Avi (Vocals) On this episode you’ll hear 3 live acoustic songs Better Things Birds & The Bees Smoke Follow them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Keep an eye out for their debut coming late Fall. See them LIVE 8/9 at Old Rock House with Super Doppler 8/23 at Off Broadway with Desert Noises & Liz Cooper and The Stampede 9/2 at Whiskey War Festival at South Broadway Athletic Club Find everything at ModernGoldMusic.com. Go buy yourself a new shirt to wear to the show! Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com....

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Episode 429 – Adam Hucke

Episode 429 – Adam Hucke

By on Jul 18, 2017 in Episodes |

A little while ago I caught up with Adam Hucke to talk about his new album Adam Hucke’s Music For Nerds presents MADAM, I’M ADAM. We talk about recording at Sawhorse Studios with Jason McEntire, writing these songs, the all-star cast of musicians on the record, the release party, and future projects Adam is working on. On this episode you’ll hear: The Vegetables Are Singing She Shanty Reminiscing St.Blaze Pick up your copy of MADAM, I’M ADAM at AdamHucke.com or your favoirte digital platform like ITunes, Spotify or coming soon to local record stores. Follow Adam Hucke’s Music For Nerds on Facebook & Instagram for future dates and more information. Keep an eye for “Vegetabes Are Singing” music video coming soon! Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click PLAY. Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at...

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Episode 428 – Divide The Empire 2

Episode 428 – Divide The Empire 2

By on Jul 15, 2017 in Episodes |

Divide The Empire returns to Rock Paper Podcast with a brand new album and lots of exciting shows coming up this summer. We dive right into it talking about their new THREE WINTERS Vol. 2 album they recorded at Firebrand Recording. This album is fantastic! We also talk music videos, release party, upcoming shows and much more. Divide The Empire is (Left to Right): Joe (Guitar), Keith (Drums) & Randy (Guitar/Vocals). Not pictured: Glenn (Bass) On this episode you’ll hear: Easy Way Out Carnival Ride Benson (Live acoustic) Steady Standing See them LIVE August 19 at One: Special Event Venue with Nowake September 9 at Ink Spot Block Party with Fivefold, The Hush List, Inimical Drive, Sky Burnt White, Discrepancies, City Of Parks, Guerrilla Theory, Ashland, OATM, Hollow Point Heroes, Common Jones & Soundtrapp September 30 at The Firebird Listen to Rock Paper Podcast on ITunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music apps or click Play Thanks to Music Record Shop for their support! New records in every Friday! Visit them at their new location in the Dotzack Building. Shop online 24/7 at MusicRecordShop.com....

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