Archives for : November2016

I Got The Blues With The Bail Jumpers WRB006

Welcome to the Weekly RockBlog, Episode #6. Tonight’s episode we are featuring my good friends, members of the new, local, all-star blues band “The Bail Jumpers” from Kittanning and Ford City, PA.

I talked with the guys and we’re going to listen to a few of their original, live tracks.

I’ll give you another installment of “This Day in Music.”

And lastly I’m debuting a new segment entitled “Gas Station Pizza” in which we’ll talk about crazy, stupid, and/or interesting facts about music, share stories about personal experiences on the road and link those to tips or suggestions on furthering your own musical journey

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I’m ending this episode with one my tunes (Brian K. Shaffer) “The Game.”

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Where In The World Are The Distinguished Gentlemen WRB005

Tonight’s episode is entitled “Where in the World are the Distinguished Gentlemen” We will be featuring two musicians, Ben Valasek from Ben Valasek and the Growlers and Erik Winger from ECHO.

I had a chance to catch up with these guys over the phone as well as former member Sean Taladay of our previous A cappella group the “Distinguished Gentlemen.”

We’re featuring a few tracks from our show at the former Ford City High School in Ford City, PA on January 6, 1996 and also featuring tracks from Ben’s new album entitled “Musky” and Erik’s group “ECHO” from Orlando, Florida.

I’m also giving you another edition of “This Day In Music.”