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Episode 786 -Spankonya

Meet brand new funky trio Spankonya! I caught up with Philip Manaois aka Spanky & Bill Newmann the other day to discuss their brand new new band. Do not miss their DEBUT 2/27 at Old Rock House with Joslyn & The Sweet Compression Follow along on Facebook & Pick up a Spankonya shirt while you're at the show!


Episode 785 - Tim Allen

Country singer songwriter Tim Allen joins me today! We caught up a bit ago to talk about some of his start in music, stories behind his songs, recording with some legends & played a live acoustic tune. On this episode you'll hear: See him LIVE Feb 20 Southbound Bar & Grill Springfield, MO Feb 21 Main Street Bar & Grill Old Monroe, MO Feb 22 Goodfellas Vandalia, MO Feb 28 Double TT's Steakhouse Drexel, MO Feb 29 Loose Brick Bar & Grill Shelbina, MO Everything including shirts, hats,...


Episode 784 - Justin & Deanna Brown for Band Scramble

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...


Episode 783 - Jordan Suter & Kyle Ray

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: 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


Episode 782 - Brother Jefferson

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: Find more Brother Jefferson at or wherever you get digital music! See Him LIVE 1/24 at Off Broadway with Bob...


Episode 781 - Haley Woolbright

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:


Episode 780 - The Fade Podcast

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!


Episode 779 - Sam Lyons

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!


Episode 778 - The Bottlesnakes

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: 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,...


Episode 777 - Thomas Isaac Walton

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: 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!


Episode 776 - Singer Songwriter Storytelling Showcase with The Brothers Reed & Tim Lloyd

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.


Episode 775 - Jonathon Walters (The Mindset Matrix)

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


Episode 774 - 3.3.3

The other night I took a drive to Washington, MO to meet up with my friend and returning guest Gabe Stroup. Gabe has a new project called 3.3.3 and a new EP he's been working on. On today's show you'll get an advanced sneak peek at the EP, we talk stories behind some of these songs, upcoming show & everything in between. You'll hear: Pre-order the album TODAY at Follow along on Facebook See 3.3.3 LIVE 1/17 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room with ATG, Die Criminal & Ryan...


Episode 773 - Little Cowboy

Ian & Collin of Little Cowboy stop by the show to talk about their debut EP, Matt F Basler, working with Jon Heisserer of Asthmatic Productions, their go to karaoke songs & much more. You'll hear: Find more on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram! See them LIVE 1/3 at Off Broadway for EP Release Party with Choir Vandals & Starwolf tickets at


Episode 772 - Brother Francis & The Soultones 2

Brother Francis & Jacob of Brother Francis and The Soultones return to the show!! We get into talking about their latest album WHAT IS ROMANCE?, their new music video, upcoming shows, new projects they are working on & even play a live acoustic tune. See them LIVE 12/27 Phillip-A-Looza at Old Rock House with The Scandaleros, Sean Canan's Voodoo Players, Clusterpluck & The Service 1/3 at The Heavy Anchor with Dr. Slappenstein Every 1st Saturday & 3rd Thursdays at Venice Cafe Find more...


Episode 771 - Hunter Hamilton

Singer songwriter Hunter Hamilton joins me on the show! We recorded this episode live from the Livery Company in St.Louis, MO. I had a great time getting to hang with Hunter. I'd been seeing his name a lot and bumped into him a few times around town, so it was fun to get to know a little more about him. We talk about moving to St.Louis, some influences, his biggest fear & jam 2 live acoustic songs! On this episode you'll hear: See Hunter LIVE 12/21 The Monocle with The Fighting Side &...


Episode 770 - Daemon & Zech Biship

The other day I stopped in to meet up with Daemon & Zech Biship to discuss some of their journey in music, working together, Daemon perfomring DJ Shadow, Netflix deal & tons more. On this episode you'll hear: Find more Daemon music on Spotify or wherever you get digital music! Follow along on Facebook & Instagram. See Daemon LIVE Dec 28 at The Monocle with Kill Em All, Tigre Nolo, Capo, Rec Riddles & DJ Who.


Episode 769 - Dr.Slappinstein

Tom Slick of of Dr.Slappinstein stops by the show to talk about their new album MALPRACTICE & give us a sneak peek at some songs and share some stories behind them. You'll hear: Find MALPRACTICE wherever you get digital music! Follow online on Facebook & Instagram. See them LIVE 1/3 at The Heavy Anchor with Brother Francis & The Soultones


Episode 768 - Members of Common Jones, Tree One Four & Guerrilla Theory

I stopped by Brad Millabeat's house the other day to talk shop with the boys of Tree One Four, Common Jones & Guerrilla Theory about their upcoming show. Turns out only 5 of the guys showed up! We had a ton of fun recording this one. A bunch of laughs! Hope you enjoy it. See them LIVE Dec 20 at Blueberry Hill Duck Room Common Jones, Tree One Four & Guerrilla Theory. 21+ Tickets at Ticketmaster or Blueberry Hill Box Office On this episode you'll hear: Find more of their music wherever...


Episode 767 - Tony Willingham of Beyond FM

The other day I stopped in at Rock & Brews in Chesterfield, MO to have lunch with my buddy Tony Willingham aka T-Bone of Beyond FM. We had a nice time talking about some of his start in radio, playing in bands to starting Beyond FM. Be sure to visit Follow them on Facebook for more info! Listen live on Monday 12/9 as I, Shane Presley, will be a guest. All past episodes are available for streaming. Find Beyond FM on your podcast app. Listen to the 24/7 Livestream on...