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Opus One Comedy Presents Zach Miller featuring Ian McCall and Friends

Storytime with Uncle Creepy is the official podcast of UFC Flyweight contender Ian McCall. Every week you can expect the unexpected as Ian welcomes his friends from every walk of life. From fighters to celebrities to Playboy Centerfolds and porn starletts, Storytime with Uncle Creepy's Ian McCall will never fail to entertain. “Storytime” is not your everyday podcast. So, grab a beverage, get comfortable, and get ready for a story!

Storytime with Uncle Creepy is the official podcast of UFC Flyweight contender Ian McCall. Every week you can expect the unexpected as Ian welcomes his friends from every walk of life. From fighters to celebrities to Playboy Centerfolds and porn starletts, Storytime with Uncle Creepy's Ian McCall will never fail to entertain. “Storytime” is not your everyday podcast. So, grab a beverage, get comfortable, and get ready for a story!

John Doe, Kristin Hersh, and Grant-Lee Phillips present The Exile Follies

The Exile Follies

Grant-Lee Phillips on Reuniting with John Doe and Kristin Hersh for 2020 Tour.

The Exile Follies sprang from a mutual desire among John Doe, Kristin Hersh and myself to approach a tour in a different kind of way. It was 2002. We had each come from bands, each of us being the songwriters of those bands. All three of us had gone it alone at this point in our careers - a sort of self-imposed exile. Throwing Muses hadn’t officially split but Kristin was well into her fifth solo album and forming a new band. John had released his fourth solo album and there was little hint that X would return, or with such a vibrant second act. I was onto writing my third solo album. A Grant Lee Buffalo reunion just wasn’t on my mind. Kristin, John and myself, although very different from one another, found some interesting musical crossroads. I think we recognized that early on.

I suppose there was a curiosity about pooling our strengths together in such a way that allowed for some creative elbow room. The old tradition of songwriters in the round, where everyone sits in a circle and swaps songs was hard for any one of us to imagine. We came from the sticky clubs, where the speakers were always on the blink and chairs were a liability. We decided to tweak it a bit.

Our show was broken up into individual sets, just one of us onstage until the moment when the next performer would take the mic. As a transition, two of us would perform together. Vaudeville stuff. The running order came down to a coin toss until we settled into a comfortable rhythm. The evening would culminate with all three of us performing together.

These were two incredible artists that I had admired from afar well before we ever met but The Exile Follies established a long friendship. John Doe and I would tour together in the years to come and he invited me to sing and play on his album, (Forever hasn’t Happened Yet).

When Kristin Hersh and I reunited on tour in 2018, the proposition of rekindling The Exile Follies seemed all the more destined. Kristin and I traveled by train a lot, which is my favorite mode of transportation. Hopping trains and catching up on life, a few texts zipped back and forth between the three of us. “Reunion Tour” “I’m in!” Almost twenty years later, we were off and running.

John Doe sums it up in this way, “ The Exile Follies gives folks the best of the Phillips, Hersh & Doe songwriting worlds. You get a solid solo set from each of us, some one of a kind collaborations, plus lots of jokes & fooling around in between. Until we did this we didn't know how funny we could be, especially together. I can't wait. “

Nor can Kristin and or I! Make way for The Exile Follies.

Grant-Lee Phillips
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The Exile Follies

Grant-Lee Phillips on Reuniting with John Doe and Kristin Hersh for 2020 Tour.

The Exile Follies sprang from a mutual desire among John Doe, Kristin Hersh and myself to approach a tour in a different kind of way. It was 2002. We had each come from bands, each of us being the songwriters of those bands. All three of us had gone it alone at this point in our careers - a sort of self-imposed exile. Throwing Muses hadn’t officially split but Kristin was well into her fifth solo album and forming a new band. John had released his fourth solo album and there was little hint that X would return, or with such a vibrant second act. I was onto writing my third solo album. A Grant Lee Buffalo reunion just wasn’t on my mind. Kristin, John and myself, although very different from one another, found some interesting musical crossroads. I think we recognized that early on.

I suppose there was a curiosity about pooling our strengths together in such a way that allowed for some creative elbow room. The old tradition of songwriters in the round, where everyone sits in a circle and swaps songs was hard for any one of us to imagine. We came from the sticky clubs, where the speakers were always on the blink and chairs were a liability. We decided to tweak it a bit.

Our show was broken up into individual sets, just one of us onstage until the moment when the next performer would take the mic. As a transition, two of us would perform together. Vaudeville stuff. The running order came down to a coin toss until we settled into a comfortable rhythm. The evening would culminate with all three of us performing together.

These were two incredible artists that I had admired from afar well before we ever met but The Exile Follies established a long friendship. John Doe and I would tour together in the years to come and he invited me to sing and play on his album, (Forever hasn’t Happened Yet).

When Kristin Hersh and I reunited on tour in 2018, the proposition of rekindling The Exile Follies seemed all the more destined. Kristin and I traveled by train a lot, which is my favorite mode of transportation. Hopping trains and catching up on life, a few texts zipped back and forth between the three of us. “Reunion Tour” “I’m in!” Almost twenty years later, we were off and running.

John Doe sums it up in this way, “ The Exile Follies gives folks the best of the Phillips, Hersh & Doe songwriting worlds. You get a solid solo set from each of us, some one of a kind collaborations, plus lots of jokes & fooling around in between. Until we did this we didn't know how funny we could be, especially together. I can't wait. “

Nor can Kristin and or I! Make way for The Exile Follies.

Grant-Lee Phillips
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Root Shock with Special Guest Stone Throwers

Conscious, soulful, uplifting, even healing—that’s how many fans of Root Shock have described the band’s infectious sound and energy. With a reputation like that, it’s unsurprising that this group is indebted to reggae, a class of music forever married to love, humanity, social change, and an almost tangible sense of sunlight. But Root Shock didn’t form on a beach. Instead, they came up in snowy Syracuse, New York in 2012, and since then, they’ve developed a voice that transcends genre.

Spearheaded by the acrobatic, powerhouse vocals of Jessica Brown, the Root Shock sound is at once commanding and cathartic, but never at the expense of a velvety, carefully placed jazz or neo-soul lick. When he isn’t complementing Brown’s pipes with his own earthy vocal turns, Phil Grajko gets weird on the guitar, seamlessly moving from chop chords to girthy riffs and spellbinding solos colored by Latin, prog, and psychedelic rock textures—often in tandem with mad keyboard genius Brian Lauri. Rounding out the band, bassist Bill Eppel and drummer Tyre Outerbridge make for a formidable rhythm section fluent in patterns ranging from dancehall to ska to heavy dub style and funk.

In 2016, Root Shock released a self-titled album, produced by Jason “Jocko” Randall at More Sound Studio, and followed that up with the “Many Paths” EP in 2018 & the Waves single in 2019. These recordings are proof of the band’s democratic songwriting process, with thoughtful lyrics from Brown and Grajko that invoke hope in dark times, warn against injustice, and imagine a future in which all are free and equal and united by music.

Today, Root Shock is bringing their renowned live show to clubs, festivals, and concert halls across the Northeast and beyond, delighting audiences from all walks of life with a positive message and danceable tunes.

Conscious, soulful, uplifting, even healing—that’s how many fans of Root Shock have described the band’s infectious sound and energy. With a reputation like that, it’s unsurprising that this group is indebted to reggae, a class of music forever married to love, humanity, social change, and an almost tangible sense of sunlight. But Root Shock didn’t form on a beach. Instead, they came up in snowy Syracuse, New York in 2012, and since then, they’ve developed a voice that transcends genre.

Spearheaded by the acrobatic, powerhouse vocals of Jessica Brown, the Root Shock sound is at once commanding and cathartic, but never at the expense of a velvety, carefully placed jazz or neo-soul lick. When he isn’t complementing Brown’s pipes with his own earthy vocal turns, Phil Grajko gets weird on the guitar, seamlessly moving from chop chords to girthy riffs and spellbinding solos colored by Latin, prog, and psychedelic rock textures—often in tandem with mad keyboard genius Brian Lauri. Rounding out the band, bassist Bill Eppel and drummer Tyre Outerbridge make for a formidable rhythm section fluent in patterns ranging from dancehall to ska to heavy dub style and funk.

In 2016, Root Shock released a self-titled album, produced by Jason “Jocko” Randall at More Sound Studio, and followed that up with the “Many Paths” EP in 2018 & the Waves single in 2019. These recordings are proof of the band’s democratic songwriting process, with thoughtful lyrics from Brown and Grajko that invoke hope in dark times, warn against injustice, and imagine a future in which all are free and equal and united by music.

Today, Root Shock is bringing their renowned live show to clubs, festivals, and concert halls across the Northeast and beyond, delighting audiences from all walks of life with a positive message and danceable tunes.

The High Divers with Special Guests The Elwins and Juvenile Characteristics

“We just wanted to be a kickass, road-ready, rock ’n’ roll band”, muses frontman, Luke Mitchell, of South Carolina based rock outfit, The High Divers; and with 4 years of steady national touring, 2 studio albums, and a growing fanbase that have come to love their raucous live shows: it would seem the band is making good on those original plans.

With anthemic choruses, lush 3 part harmonies, and rhythms rooted just as deeply in Motown as in rock ’n’ roll of the past and present, The High Divers create songs that nod to the classics, while carving out a sonic space all their own. A fixture of the South Carolina music scene, the band is known for it’s charismatic on-stage swagger and it’s ability to get the crowd completely and unabashedly involved. “Every show we play, I get people to sing along with us, and it’s a beautiful thing, something I look forward to every night” says Luke Mitchell, of the call and response hidden within the song “Summertime”.

The band is comprised of husband and wife, Luke Mitchell (Guitar/Vocals) and Mary Alice Mitchell (Keyboards, Vocals), along with Julius DeAngelis (Drums) and Kevin Early (Bass/Vocals). “We are here today, probably because Kevin was about 4 and learning to ride a bike in our neighborhood” says Mitchell, “then ended up hitting my Dad’s van”. “We grew up together and have been playing music in various bands since we were 14” says Early. Each member of the band grew up on Hilton Head Island, before relocating to Charleston to officially form The High Divers, where they began immediately recording their debut album, “Riverlust”.

The High Divers’ Sophomore album, “Chicora” brought the band out on the road for most of the last year signaling the return of the group after being sidelined by an auto accident during a tour out west. Released on True Blue Records, “Chicora” captures the band experimenting with synthesizers, psychedelic vocals, and pop sensibilities that could bring to mind the “Rumors” era of Fleetwood Mac. The album features Mary Alice Mitchell’s song, “Side Man” described as “A striking moment on the album…because of its narrative and the novelty of Mary Alice’s vocals, “Side Man” is Chicora’s most affecting song” (Chris Conaton/Popmatters).

The band is currently writing new songs before heading to Nashville to record their third album, which has a tentative release schedule of late Spring, 2019. A full US tour will follow. “Certain bands have a level of chemistry to them that coats their work in such a way where nothing seems out of place. This can be a detriment to some, who could benefit from a more spontaneous, less defined approach, but for others like The High Divers, that kind of consistency is their key resource.” (Max Mclaughlin/New Noise Magazine)

“We just wanted to be a kickass, road-ready, rock ’n’ roll band”, muses frontman, Luke Mitchell, of South Carolina based rock outfit, The High Divers; and with 4 years of steady national touring, 2 studio albums, and a growing fanbase that have come to love their raucous live shows: it would seem the band is making good on those original plans.

With anthemic choruses, lush 3 part harmonies, and rhythms rooted just as deeply in Motown as in rock ’n’ roll of the past and present, The High Divers create songs that nod to the classics, while carving out a sonic space all their own. A fixture of the South Carolina music scene, the band is known for it’s charismatic on-stage swagger and it’s ability to get the crowd completely and unabashedly involved. “Every show we play, I get people to sing along with us, and it’s a beautiful thing, something I look forward to every night” says Luke Mitchell, of the call and response hidden within the song “Summertime”.

The band is comprised of husband and wife, Luke Mitchell (Guitar/Vocals) and Mary Alice Mitchell (Keyboards, Vocals), along with Julius DeAngelis (Drums) and Kevin Early (Bass/Vocals). “We are here today, probably because Kevin was about 4 and learning to ride a bike in our neighborhood” says Mitchell, “then ended up hitting my Dad’s van”. “We grew up together and have been playing music in various bands since we were 14” says Early. Each member of the band grew up on Hilton Head Island, before relocating to Charleston to officially form The High Divers, where they began immediately recording their debut album, “Riverlust”.

The High Divers’ Sophomore album, “Chicora” brought the band out on the road for most of the last year signaling the return of the group after being sidelined by an auto accident during a tour out west. Released on True Blue Records, “Chicora” captures the band experimenting with synthesizers, psychedelic vocals, and pop sensibilities that could bring to mind the “Rumors” era of Fleetwood Mac. The album features Mary Alice Mitchell’s song, “Side Man” described as “A striking moment on the album…because of its narrative and the novelty of Mary Alice’s vocals, “Side Man” is Chicora’s most affecting song” (Chris Conaton/Popmatters).

The band is currently writing new songs before heading to Nashville to record their third album, which has a tentative release schedule of late Spring, 2019. A full US tour will follow. “Certain bands have a level of chemistry to them that coats their work in such a way where nothing seems out of place. This can be a detriment to some, who could benefit from a more spontaneous, less defined approach, but for others like The High Divers, that kind of consistency is their key resource.” (Max Mclaughlin/New Noise Magazine)

The Billy Price Band

2016 Blues Music Award Winner Billy Price first attracted national attention during his three-year association with guitarist Roy Buchanan. Price is the vocalist on two of Buchanan's LPs, That's What I'm Here For and Live Stock. Since then, with the Keystone Rhythm Band, the Billy Price Band, and solo projects, Billy Price has recorded and released a total of 16 albums, CDs, and DVDs. In April 2016, he was officially recognized and inducted as a Pittsburgh Rock ’n Roll Legend at an award ceremony. Price’s album This Time for Real, with the late Chicago soul singer Otis Clay, received a 2016 Blues Music Award in the category of Best Soul Blues Album of 2015. His latest album Reckoning, produced by Kid Andersen at Greaseland Studios, was released on June 15, 2018 by Vizztone Label Group. It has been nominated for a 2019 Blues Music Award in the category of Best Soul Blues Album of 2018. His new album Dog Eat Dog, also produced by Andersen, will be released on Gulf Coast Records in August, 2019.

The Pittsburgh-based Billy Price Band consists of Dave Dodd (drums), Tom Valentine (bass), Lenny Smith (guitar), Jim Britton (keyboards), Eric Spaulding (sax), and Joe Herndon (trumpet).

The Billy Price Charm City Rhythm Band, based in Billy’s new hometown of Baltimore, MD, consists of El Torro Gamble (drums), Greg Haughey (bass), Pete Kanaras (guitar), Tam Sullivan (keyboards), Dan Gutwein (sax), and Vince McCool (trumpet).

2016 Blues Music Award Winner Billy Price first attracted national attention during his three-year association with guitarist Roy Buchanan. Price is the vocalist on two of Buchanan's LPs, That's What I'm Here For and Live Stock. Since then, with the Keystone Rhythm Band, the Billy Price Band, and solo projects, Billy Price has recorded and released a total of 16 albums, CDs, and DVDs. In April 2016, he was officially recognized and inducted as a Pittsburgh Rock ’n Roll Legend at an award ceremony. Price’s album This Time for Real, with the late Chicago soul singer Otis Clay, received a 2016 Blues Music Award in the category of Best Soul Blues Album of 2015. His latest album Reckoning, produced by Kid Andersen at Greaseland Studios, was released on June 15, 2018 by Vizztone Label Group. It has been nominated for a 2019 Blues Music Award in the category of Best Soul Blues Album of 2018. His new album Dog Eat Dog, also produced by Andersen, will be released on Gulf Coast Records in August, 2019.

The Pittsburgh-based Billy Price Band consists of Dave Dodd (drums), Tom Valentine (bass), Lenny Smith (guitar), Jim Britton (keyboards), Eric Spaulding (sax), and Joe Herndon (trumpet).

The Billy Price Charm City Rhythm Band, based in Billy’s new hometown of Baltimore, MD, consists of El Torro Gamble (drums), Greg Haughey (bass), Pete Kanaras (guitar), Tam Sullivan (keyboards), Dan Gutwein (sax), and Vince McCool (trumpet).

(Early Show) Erin McKeown with Special Guest JD Eicher

Erin McKeown is a musician, writer, and producer known internationally for her prolific disregard of stylistic boundaries. Her brash and clever electric guitar playing is something to see. Her singing voice is truly unique —clear, cool, and collected. Over the last 20 years, she has performed around the world, released 10 full length albums, and written for film, television, and theater, all the while refining her distinctive and challenging mix of American musical forms.

Her first musical, Miss You Like Hell, written with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes, opened Off-Broadway at The Public Theater in 2018. It was nominated for 5 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Lyrics, Best Music and Best Orchestrations, and The Wall Street Journal named it Best Musical of 2018.

Leading her own band, she has performed at Bonnaroo, Glastonbury, and the Newport Folk Festivals. A familiar presence on NPR and the BBC, McKeown’s songs have also appeared in numerous commercials and television shows.

While a student at Brown University, Erin was a resident artist at Providence, RI’s revolutionary community arts organization AS220. A 2011-2012 fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center For Internet & Society, she is also the recipient of a 2016 writing fellowship from The Studios of Key West and a 2018 residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.

McKeown is the 2020 Professor of the Practice at Brown University.

Performed with: Amos Lee, Anais Mitchell, Ani DiFranco, Andrew Bird, Ben Sollee, Carrie Rodriguez, Jason Isbell, Joan Baez, Josh Ritter, Kris Delmhorst, Lake Street Dive, Mike Doughty, Richard Thompson, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, The Mountain Goats, and Welcome To Night Vale.

Appeared at: Bonnaroo, Newport Folk, Glastonbury. Beacon Theater, Olympia Theater, Royal Festival Hall, Sidney Opera House. Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Later with Jools Holland, NPR, BBC.

Songs Placed: “The Good Fight”, “Bunheads”, “Desperate Housewives”, “Awkward”, “Gilmore Girls”, “The L Word”, “Nip/Tuck”, “Roswell” , Tesco, Google, Ferraro Praline, Bose.

FUN FACT: She has written a song via text message with her friend Rachel Maddow.

FUN FACT: Erin has made 8 episodes of her acclaimed “Cabin Fever” series of live webcasts streamed from her house in rural western Massachusetts. Described as “Wayne’s World meets the Judy Garland Show”, the series has garnered considerable attention for its entertaining exploration of the intersections of art, technology, and commerce. You can watch the whole series here.

FUN FACT: #mynameiserinfuckingmckeown

“Her operative mood is effortless grace” – LA Weekly

“In several distinctive ways- voice, dynamic subtlety, and sheer songwriting ability- Erin McKeown is in a class of her own.” – Sunday Times (UK)

“Her playing is so muscular, her arrangements so well conceived that she succeeds brilliantly. As with all truly great guitarists, the wonder is less in her chops than her choices.” – Boston Globe

“It’s fun, it’s flirty, it’s morbid, but it also bangs.” – Brightest Young Things for “Pretty Little Cemetery” (2017)

“Her voice slips into the territory of Florence Welch and Elena Tonra with its depth and texture, but stands alone in its complete clarity, a dinner bell ringing through a drafty home until the whole place is warm. She is, more simply, the kind of artist who will give you a varied, confetti-colored pocketful of secrets in return for a smile and some applause. She is easy listening without anything inherently easy about it.”– Lucy Gellman, New Haven Independent

Erin McKeown is a musician, writer, and producer known internationally for her prolific disregard of stylistic boundaries. Her brash and clever electric guitar playing is something to see. Her singing voice is truly unique —clear, cool, and collected. Over the last 20 years, she has performed around the world, released 10 full length albums, and written for film, television, and theater, all the while refining her distinctive and challenging mix of American musical forms.

Her first musical, Miss You Like Hell, written with Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes, opened Off-Broadway at The Public Theater in 2018. It was nominated for 5 Drama Desk Awards, including Best Lyrics, Best Music and Best Orchestrations, and The Wall Street Journal named it Best Musical of 2018.

Leading her own band, she has performed at Bonnaroo, Glastonbury, and the Newport Folk Festivals. A familiar presence on NPR and the BBC, McKeown’s songs have also appeared in numerous commercials and television shows.

While a student at Brown University, Erin was a resident artist at Providence, RI’s revolutionary community arts organization AS220. A 2011-2012 fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center For Internet & Society, she is also the recipient of a 2016 writing fellowship from The Studios of Key West and a 2018 residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.

McKeown is the 2020 Professor of the Practice at Brown University.

Performed with: Amos Lee, Anais Mitchell, Ani DiFranco, Andrew Bird, Ben Sollee, Carrie Rodriguez, Jason Isbell, Joan Baez, Josh Ritter, Kris Delmhorst, Lake Street Dive, Mike Doughty, Richard Thompson, Thao & The Get Down Stay Down, The Mountain Goats, and Welcome To Night Vale.

Appeared at: Bonnaroo, Newport Folk, Glastonbury. Beacon Theater, Olympia Theater, Royal Festival Hall, Sidney Opera House. Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Later with Jools Holland, NPR, BBC.

Songs Placed: “The Good Fight”, “Bunheads”, “Desperate Housewives”, “Awkward”, “Gilmore Girls”, “The L Word”, “Nip/Tuck”, “Roswell” , Tesco, Google, Ferraro Praline, Bose.

FUN FACT: She has written a song via text message with her friend Rachel Maddow.

FUN FACT: Erin has made 8 episodes of her acclaimed “Cabin Fever” series of live webcasts streamed from her house in rural western Massachusetts. Described as “Wayne’s World meets the Judy Garland Show”, the series has garnered considerable attention for its entertaining exploration of the intersections of art, technology, and commerce. You can watch the whole series here.

FUN FACT: #mynameiserinfuckingmckeown

“Her operative mood is effortless grace” – LA Weekly

“In several distinctive ways- voice, dynamic subtlety, and sheer songwriting ability- Erin McKeown is in a class of her own.” – Sunday Times (UK)

“Her playing is so muscular, her arrangements so well conceived that she succeeds brilliantly. As with all truly great guitarists, the wonder is less in her chops than her choices.” – Boston Globe

“It’s fun, it’s flirty, it’s morbid, but it also bangs.” – Brightest Young Things for “Pretty Little Cemetery” (2017)

“Her voice slips into the territory of Florence Welch and Elena Tonra with its depth and texture, but stands alone in its complete clarity, a dinner bell ringing through a drafty home until the whole place is warm. She is, more simply, the kind of artist who will give you a varied, confetti-colored pocketful of secrets in return for a smile and some applause. She is easy listening without anything inherently easy about it.”– Lucy Gellman, New Haven Independent

(Late Show) Stay Happy and Opus One Comedy Presents The Virzi Triplets - Triple The Madness Tour with Kevin Budkey and Hosted By Marcus Bond

Alex, Mitchell, and Sean Virzi are identical triplets and stand-up comedians born and raised in Los Angeles. Their energetic comedy has been featured on America’s Got Talent, ABC’s The Gong Show, TBS’ 'Angie Tribeca' and Hulu.



The Virzi Triplets are a party on stage as their high-energy, free-flowing set blends act-outs, stories, jokes, and improvisation together for a completely unique performance every night with a chemistry and synchronicity that is unparalleled.



As three man-children in their mid-20's, their old school Italian upbringing tends to clash with their millennial Los Angeles environment. Whether they're joking about ridiculous current trends, their crazy family, their unique experience as triplets, or mocking their own subtle differences, these charming idiots tackle all issues with a warmth and edge that only brothers could get away with. These three are more than happy to unload a lifetime of dirty laundry leaving the audience feeling like they are just part of the family.


They were regulars on the popular "Kill Tony" podcast hosted by Tony Hinchcliffe. Their weekly podcast "Brotocol" tackles a new issue affecting the 21st century, offering a guide for the modern man to live by.

Alex, Mitchell, and Sean Virzi are identical triplets and stand-up comedians born and raised in Los Angeles. Their energetic comedy has been featured on America’s Got Talent, ABC’s The Gong Show, TBS’ 'Angie Tribeca' and Hulu.



The Virzi Triplets are a party on stage as their high-energy, free-flowing set blends act-outs, stories, jokes, and improvisation together for a completely unique performance every night with a chemistry and synchronicity that is unparalleled.



As three man-children in their mid-20's, their old school Italian upbringing tends to clash with their millennial Los Angeles environment. Whether they're joking about ridiculous current trends, their crazy family, their unique experience as triplets, or mocking their own subtle differences, these charming idiots tackle all issues with a warmth and edge that only brothers could get away with. These three are more than happy to unload a lifetime of dirty laundry leaving the audience feeling like they are just part of the family.


They were regulars on the popular "Kill Tony" podcast hosted by Tony Hinchcliffe. Their weekly podcast "Brotocol" tackles a new issue affecting the 21st century, offering a guide for the modern man to live by.

(Early Show) Christopher Paul Stelling with Special Guest DiLisio

Impassioned singer and virtuosic guitar player Christopher Paul Stelling is announcing his fifth album today. Titled Best of Luck, the Ben Harper produced record will be released on February 7 via ANTI.

Throughout Best of Luck, discontent and self doubt are transformed into messages of resilience and hope. 'Trouble Don't Follow Me' captures this perfectly, with an upbeat almost anthemic rhythm and soulful, gospel tinged vocals. 'It comes as no surprise to me that one of my most optimistic songs could be written in the most difficult hour,' Stelling says. 'When all I needed was a little hope and a song I could play night after night and not get tired of. Something that captured the basic recipe for endurance. A song about marching on, a warning to anything that might stand in your way, and needing to feel strong for the people around you, so you can inspire them to do the same.'

Harper says he instantly recognized a kindred spirit in Stelling's virtuosic finger picking and soulful delivery. 'It was like finding a John Fahey or Leo Kottke that was a really great singer,' he explains.
Best Of Luck is a supremely accessible and finely crafted record that deftly merges genres. Harper, who has previously produced records by Mavis Staples, Rickie Lee Jones, The Blind Boys of Alabama and others, recruited an all star rhythm section with Jimmy Paxson (Stevie Nicks, Dixie Chicks) on drums and upright bass player Mike Valerio (Randy Newman, LA Philharmonic) to lend a versatility and finesse. 'I really believe this record is the intersection where folk and soul meet,' Harper says.

Impassioned singer and virtuosic guitar player Christopher Paul Stelling is announcing his fifth album today. Titled Best of Luck, the Ben Harper produced record will be released on February 7 via ANTI.

Throughout Best of Luck, discontent and self doubt are transformed into messages of resilience and hope. 'Trouble Don't Follow Me' captures this perfectly, with an upbeat almost anthemic rhythm and soulful, gospel tinged vocals. 'It comes as no surprise to me that one of my most optimistic songs could be written in the most difficult hour,' Stelling says. 'When all I needed was a little hope and a song I could play night after night and not get tired of. Something that captured the basic recipe for endurance. A song about marching on, a warning to anything that might stand in your way, and needing to feel strong for the people around you, so you can inspire them to do the same.'

Harper says he instantly recognized a kindred spirit in Stelling's virtuosic finger picking and soulful delivery. 'It was like finding a John Fahey or Leo Kottke that was a really great singer,' he explains.
Best Of Luck is a supremely accessible and finely crafted record that deftly merges genres. Harper, who has previously produced records by Mavis Staples, Rickie Lee Jones, The Blind Boys of Alabama and others, recruited an all star rhythm section with Jimmy Paxson (Stevie Nicks, Dixie Chicks) on drums and upright bass player Mike Valerio (Randy Newman, LA Philharmonic) to lend a versatility and finesse. 'I really believe this record is the intersection where folk and soul meet,' Harper says.

(Late Show) Rhyme w/DJ Femi with Livefromthecity and Bill Waves

Rhyme
Rhyme: Pittsburgh-based artist Rhyme, was born in Minneapolis, MN and raised in Flint, MI. Rhyme began taking dance classes at the age of three. She studied various dance styles, and took music lessons at The Flint Institute of Music. By 2012, she attended Point Park University and graduated in 2016, obtaining her BFA in dance. Upon graduating college, she danced professionally in the city of Pittsburgh, PA. In 2017, she experimented with songwriting. She turned her lyrics into freestyles; creating her rap name “Rhyme”. As a rapper, Rhyme performed at different venues and had the opportunity to open up for Warren G in 2018. Taking her music in a fresh and exciting direction; Rhyme has revamped her sound and is currently focusing on her new music. She lists Erykah Badu amongst many others as one of her musical influences.

Livefromthecity
Livefromthecity is an independent recording artist from Pittsburgh, PA Live has been writing music since he was 10 years old, and has been recording and producing music since the age of 15. After he graduated high school, he decided to pursue a career in music full time and has used the internet to cultivate a strong fan base. He has just released his newest project "Lightwork" on all digital platforms. Learn more about Live on his website http://livefromthe.city.

Bill Waves
Bill Waves is an experimental story teller, and multi syllable, lyricist who has been contributing creative direction to Pittsburgh’s hip hop culture since 2009.

Rhyme
Rhyme: Pittsburgh-based artist Rhyme, was born in Minneapolis, MN and raised in Flint, MI. Rhyme began taking dance classes at the age of three. She studied various dance styles, and took music lessons at The Flint Institute of Music. By 2012, she attended Point Park University and graduated in 2016, obtaining her BFA in dance. Upon graduating college, she danced professionally in the city of Pittsburgh, PA. In 2017, she experimented with songwriting. She turned her lyrics into freestyles; creating her rap name “Rhyme”. As a rapper, Rhyme performed at different venues and had the opportunity to open up for Warren G in 2018. Taking her music in a fresh and exciting direction; Rhyme has revamped her sound and is currently focusing on her new music. She lists Erykah Badu amongst many others as one of her musical influences.

Livefromthecity
Livefromthecity is an independent recording artist from Pittsburgh, PA Live has been writing music since he was 10 years old, and has been recording and producing music since the age of 15. After he graduated high school, he decided to pursue a career in music full time and has used the internet to cultivate a strong fan base. He has just released his newest project "Lightwork" on all digital platforms. Learn more about Live on his website http://livefromthe.city.

Bill Waves
Bill Waves is an experimental story teller, and multi syllable, lyricist who has been contributing creative direction to Pittsburgh’s hip hop culture since 2009.

Smokin' Betties Burlesque Presents: Love Letters in the Snow

Come join Club Cafe & Smokin' Betties for a very special Valentine's Day spectacular. Happy hour 6:30pm - 7:30pm.

Smokin' Betties Burlesque Presents: Love Letters in the Snow

With special guests:
Bearcat Betty
Amoxie Villain
Sass La Fraise
Venus Doom
Hosted by: Lilith DeVille

Come join Club Cafe & Smokin' Betties for a very special Valentine's Day spectacular. Happy hour 6:30pm - 7:30pm.

Smokin' Betties Burlesque Presents: Love Letters in the Snow

With special guests:
Bearcat Betty
Amoxie Villain
Sass La Fraise
Venus Doom
Hosted by: Lilith DeVille

@clubcafelive

56-58 South 12th Street, Pittsburgh PA 15203 (In Pittsburgh’s Historic South Side)