Jordan Indiana Gonzalez “Starship”

The Wolf in Ballwin, MO has led me to more music friends than an other place.  Jordan Indiana Gonzalez is a regular there and, if my memory is correct, we first spoke after I did a trivia question there and gave him a draft of my songbook for knowing the answer.  Since then we’d occasionally talk, […]

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Mac Connelly “I Didn’t Run”

For songwriters, having a local place like The Wolf in Ballwin, MO, is a great place to meet others.  Mac Connelly is new to the St. Louis area by way of Wisconsin.  After a few months of seeing Mac play, we finally introduced ourselves and you’re reading the product of that meeting.  Click play on […]

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Joe Bizelli “We’re On A Float Trip”

In St. Louis music circles, the name Joe “The Biz” Bizelli is one you’ll quickly encounter. Dedication to the songwriting craft shines with Joe Bizelli. He currently has a song in the Show Me Real Country Music‘s Facebook page and could use our support.  When I saw his song in the contest and read the […]

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Nathan Andrew Jones “An Affirmation”

So, when I rebooted my site as a blog that would have original music, I need to give a bit of credit to my friend Nathan Andrew Jones for encouraging me and being the first artist to share a song.  Since then, I’ve had the pleasure of playing some shows with Nathan and hear his […]

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Jenny Nicole “Drive By”

Getting to meet and hear local artists, like Jenny Nicole, is awesome.  For artists, music is a community and making local connections is what it’s all about.  What’s cool about Jenny Nicole is she’s so easy to talk to and has a positivity that you catch.  So, click play on the video or player to […]

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Lia Glynias “Achy Morning Sadness”

I met Lia Glynia about a year ago through my friends Andy and Emily of Catching The Westbound.  After a few months of messaging about a show, we played a show together in June or 2016.  I’ve been bugging her since to blog a song.  So, enjoy the pickle, click play and read about the Lia’s […]

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David Trull “Dark Magic”

The St. Louis area has cool places to music artists to go and meet each other.  This week I got to meet David Trull.  I’d seen David perform a couple times and as luck would have it, we ended up sharing a table at one of the metro area’s best attended open mics at The […]

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38th Street Birds “Paper Towel Dispenser”

Back in March 2016, I met this guy John through a friend of mine, Nathan Jones.  We met at The Wolf on their famous Tuesday night–one of the best songwriter nights in the St. Louis area.  When I heard John play, I smiled the entire time.  The music carried a fun and playful vibe that […]

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Josh Nelson “I Don’t Dance”

Last week, June of 2016, I traveled to Springfield, MO to hit an open mic or two and look for a gig.  At the open mic at Big Momma’s Coffee and Espresso Bar, I met Josh Nelson.  Josh Nelson has a cool stage presence that’s energetic and demands your attention.  As I watched him play, […]

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Joey Kenig “The Dog and The Fish”

Joey Kenig sits in the dual zone of being based around two places at once, St. Louis, MO and Ely, MN.  I met Joey through mutual friends, Catching The Westbound.  I was fortunate enough for Joey be one of the co-performers at my album release show at The Wolf in May of 2016.  To setup that […]

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