TTBTGH/Sunset Saloon June news

Where does the time go? It’s the middle of June already!? How did that happen? It’s a good time to be alive and around great music. Here’s some news you can use to keep yourself in the right place at the right time.

Taking a cue from our friends at CKUW, although TTBTGH just turned 10 in the fall, we’re already turning 500! If they can go from 14 to 50, we can do one better. It’s the officially unofficial 500th episode of Tell the Band to Go Home this Sunday! It’s an amazing milestone for me. That’s 1000 hours of my life (more actually, because of all of those Christmas shows where we go 4, 5, 6 hours) – which according to the mathematicians at Google, equals 41 2/3 days! I don’t know if we really need a special episode again after the big one in the fall, but I’m open to suggestion. I got lazy and nervous and didn’t invite any special guests, but you never know who might be reading this and might want to come in or invite someone. Should we put together stats? Clips from the past? Highlights? Stories? You tell me!

I have to say a special thank you to all of you who have listened, supported, encouraged, and just made this crazy dream possible for this long. Most people get tired of me far sooner than many of you have, and although I worry about you for sticking around this long (don’t you have better things to do?) I sure am grateful. This show has changed my life forever, and I’ll always be grateful, and will always want to make it as enjoyable as possible for you!

Here’s a way to celebrate. Come to a Sunset Saloon show! These will be amazing, I assure you. Even if you’ve had enough amazing shows, come and snoop around in my closets, eat my food, spill beer on my floor, or just ask my family how they put up with me like they do!

Friday, June 21 (SOON!) at 8:00 – Joshua Cockerill/Animal Parts.

for the Facebookers:

Friday, June 28 at 7:30 – Odds!


Saturday, July 6 – at 8:00 – Shannon Lyon


and on the horizon, Wednesday, August 14 at 8:00 – Tannis Slimmon & Lewis Melville!

I hope to see you out at the debut of Nathan Music Co. next Thursday at Times Change(d)!

Check this out! The trailer for a movie I’ve been waiting not so patiently for since the fall, Del Barber – Live At The Five Prairie Giants! This show was so amazing, and I can’t wait for you to see it. Look for me and Del’s mom Jean in the crowd in the trailer!

Music you need to hear:

Jason Isbell – Southeastern

John Moreland – In the Throes

Leeroy Stagger – Truth Be Sold


Am I rambling again? Probably.


Thanks for being you and being out there somehow connected to me.




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