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April and May Cross Canadian Ragweed Shows

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That right folks we have some major musical news. Cross Canadian Ragweed is coming to Kansas in not one but two shows!!!! The first show will be in Lawerence on April 29th at the Bottleneck. The second show is going to be in Manhattan on May 1st at Longhorns. The cost of the Lawerence show is $10 for GA seating. Tickets just went on sale March 7 so get them fast. I’m not sure what the ticket price will be for the Longhorn’s show but I’m sure it will be close to the same price. Everyone should try and make it to both shows and support this fabulous group. See you there.

28 February at Aggie Station

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Sorry to those of you who made the Little Apple and Fats open mic nights this week. I’ve been feeling quite under the weather.

This Friday Trevor is playing again at Aggie Station. Come on in and head to the back section of the place for one hell of a good show. If you haven’t purchased his new CD, you should. 8 songs for $8.

Long Live Mr. Rogers

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Guest post from Chris Deines.

Well, Mister Fred Rogers died Thursday at the age of 74. This beloved man unfortunately died of stomach cancer in his Pittsburg home. I don’t know about the rest of you, but Mr. Rogers was one of my favorite shows as a kid. He was a much better neighbor than any of the real neighbors I had growing up. Fred Rogers you will be missed and may your spirit live on. You always were my neighbor.

New Website Activities

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14 February – Trevor Burgess Live at Aggie Station

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What better way to spend Black Fridee than getting your socks rocked off in Aggieville with Trevor Burgess at Aggie Station. If you haven’t bought his CD, you’d better. If you haven’t heard him, you’re missing out. Deines is driving from Topeka to make the show. Wherever you are, whatever you were planning on doing, you’d better make or change plans to be at this show.

New Music Available

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I’ve been sitting on a bunch of recordings that were made at Buster’s last year. For 200 Miles and Archipelago, these recordings are the only incarnations available. I threw some covers up as well. I’d appreciate any comments. By the way, I’m aware of the bug when you try to view the details. I’m working on it.

8 February – Trevor Burgess CD Release Party Tonight at Fat's

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Tonight at Fat’s Bar in Aggieville is a CD release party. Trevor Burgess is the guy’s name, and if you’re into alt-country, classic country, or anything by the Great Divide or Pat Green, you need to be here. I’m not sure how much tickets are, or if there even is a cover, but whatever it is, it’s well worth it. Come out tonight and buy this man’s CD!

6 February 2003 – Bobby T’s Open Mic

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I’m sorry to anyone who thought I was going to Gumby’s as intermittently advertised. I went to Bobby T’s due to Jed’s and Chrisi’s insistence. I almost miss the days that I was assigned five songs and could only perform those and was forced to get off stage. Tonight I played 17 songs. Half of the alcohol I consumed was paid for by other people. That’s nice, but I wish I could be forewarned when I have to finish the night…with over an hour of time to go. Maybe it’s just that facet of me that has to look pessimistically on a good thing. Anyway, I think this is the last time that I set a goal for myself that I will play all four open mic nights in Manhattan. It was a good experience, but I think I will limit myself to two nights a week.