The Grass Roots show

The Grass Roots show

By The Rock Station
Join The Rock Station’s Bob Cupp and Utah Burgess of Shady Lady Productions as they bring you all the latest and greatest in home-grown music. Each week they chat with local artists, share their latest songs, and discuss the local music scene.
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Brady Novotny
Tonight on the Grass Roots on The Rock Station 97.7 show we feature guest and guitar virtuoso Brady Novotny Music. We'll also feature music from Curtis and the SHAKERZ, Trevolta, Ashley Mullens, and After The Fall.
1:30:01
May 17, 2020
Samantha Sears
Tonight at 7pm we welcome back to the show Samantha Sears Music. Samantha has been a frequent guest on the show going back several years and is a prominent Central and Western PA musician. We'll also feature some of her music as well as music from Alayna, Marty Zundel Music, Juvenile Characteristics, and Black Ridge.
1:30:01
May 10, 2020
Maleena Dominick
Tonight we talk with Maleena Dominick, solo artist and member of Chip & The Charge Ups. Get some youth perspective on the music scene and hear about her new single dedicated to 2020 Seniors around the world.
1:30:01
May 3, 2020
Greg Marra
Tonight on the Grass Roots on The Rock Station 97.7 show Bob will be catching up with Butler area native Greg Marra. Greg is kind enough to let us debut a brand new single that he did with Butler area drummer Chris Compton called "Colliding Consciousness". Greg also hosts his own podcast that you can find here: Iconoclast Music Podcast.
1:30:01
April 26, 2020
Matt Aquiline
Tonight at 7pm on 97.7fm we'll be chatting with Matt Aquiline of The Dead End Streets. He'll do a couple of acoustic live takes as well as some recorded stuff from the band including their latest single "The Time Has Come".
1:30:01
April 19, 2020
Michael Stover of MTS Management Group/MTS Records
Happy Easter. Tonight's guest will be Michael Stover of MTS Management Group/MTS Records. Get the ins and outs on what independent musicians can do, and take a listen to some of MTS's roster with music from Gary Burk III, Matt Westin, Ashley Puckett, and John Vento - Music / Nied's Hotel Band.
1:30:01
April 12, 2020
Music For Quarantine
Join us tonight for another quarantine airing of the Grass Roots on The Rock Station 97.7. Bob and Utah will be doing a little discussion and a lot of music!
1:30:01
April 5, 2020
Marty Zundel
Tonight on the Grass Roots on The Rock Station 97.7 show we'll talk with Marty Zundel of Marty Zundel Music. Marty has been a past guest a couple of times, a living breathing encyclopedia of country music, and a great songwriter and performed. We've been waiting to have him on since his last album "Six Hundred Miles" dropped last fall. Although it would have been nice to have him perform in the studio, you'll still hear some great stories and history tonight. We'll also feature music from Wine and Spirit Band, Joe Thompson, Noble Hops Music, and Ben Valasek.
1:30:01
March 29, 2020
A.C. Jones
Tonight at 7pm we visit with rising country star A.C. Jones. She'll play some songs in the studio and we'll also feature her latest single "Castle". (NOTE: Our shows are pre-recorded. Please understand that she will not actually be in the studio tonight. We are taking all precautions for safety that have been recommended). We'll also feature music from The New Morning Sunrise, a brand new song from Justin Wade Band, Rover, and Elias Khouri.
1:30:01
March 22, 2020
Dan Stonerook
Tonight on The Rock Station 97.7 at 7pm, we are back with another episode of local music. Tonight's guest is Dan Stonerook - Music... a unique blend of Americana and Folk Music and some damn good story telling. He'll play a couple of songs live in the studio and we'll feature a couple more of his new effort titled "Very Stable Genius".
1:30:01
March 15, 2020
400th Episode!
Join us tonight as we celebrate our 400th episode of the Grass Roots on The Rock Station 97.7 show at 7pm on The Rock Station 97.7 fm (stream live at www.977Rocks.com). We'll share a couple of memories and feature a bunch of music tonight including some live in-studio performances. Tonight's artists are: Chet Vincent and The Big Bend, FolkHammer, Alex Matson, Lyle Borger, Noble Hops Music, Miss Freddye's Home Cookin' Trio, Washboard Tony and Son, Castashadow, Cathy Stewart, Samantha Sears Music, Jonah Baybrook, and Rob Williams and The Bluesdrivers.
1:29:57
March 9, 2020
Jim Donovan Replay
Join us tonight for a replay of our interview with Jim Donovan of Jim Donovan & Sun King Warriors. We'll feature some of his songs as well as songs from Ashley Puckett, Chip & The Charge Ups (who were just announced as joining the bill on The Band Jam Grass Roots Music Festival 2020), The Forty Nineteens, and A Common Crown.
1:30:01
March 1, 2020
Entertainment Lawyer Rocco Cozza
Tonight at 7 on the Grass Roots on The Rock Station 97.7 show, we'll talk with entertainment lawyer Rocco Cozza / Law Office of Rocco E. Cozza. He'll discuss some legal aspects of the music business as well as running yourself like a business, which we discuss often on our show. We'll also feature music from Tony Barge, The Shiners, Fire Gods, Justin Wade Band, Chuck Moses and the Trash Bandits, Cherylann Hawk, Donnie Iris and the Cruisers, and The Bail Jumpers.
1:30:01
February 23, 2020
Frank Vieira
Tonight we visit with long time friend of the show Frank Vieira, who just dropped his brand new single "Heart Broke". Tune in as we catch up with Frank and here some in-studio live performances as well. We'll also feature music from Mike Mo Nelson, A.C. Jones, The Hawkeyes, and Code Orange.
1:30:01
February 16, 2020
Jim Donovan & Sun King Warriors
Tonight at 7pm we'll be talking with Jim Donovan of Jim Donovan & Sun King Warriors. Great interview with some cool history and great jams. The Sun King Warriors have some cool shows coming up in 2020, so give them a LIKE and follow along, check out the tunes, catch the vibe. We'll also feature music from Ashley Puckett, Chip & The Charge Ups, The Forty Nineteens, and A Common Crown.
1:30:01
February 9, 2020
Grass Roots Replays
It's Super Bowl Sunday, a day of many Replays so we figured we'd do a Grass Roots on The Rock Station 97.7 Replay ourselves. We had some "issues" a couple of weeks ago (which will be discussed tonight) and wanted to feature our interview with long time Pittsburgh music legend Arte Tedesco again. We'll also play music from Vit DeBacco Music, the Highland Brothers Band, The Fire Gods, and the Noble Hops Band.
1:30:01
February 2, 2020
Sam Stuckey
Tonight on the Grass Roots on The Rock Station 97.7 show we are joined by Mr. Sam Stuckey, who just released a brand new EP titled "Euphonic Premier" (get it?). Anyways, it's a great fun CD and we'll be featuring some tracks from it as well as talking with Sam about all things music. We'll also feature songs from Doppler Affect, Harmony Hot Haus, The Bail Jumpers and Bobby Thompson and the Groove, who are currently on their way to Memphis to represent Pittsburgh in the International Blues Competition. We wish them luck!
1:30:01
January 26, 2020
A Common Crown
Tonight at 7pm on The Rock Station 97.7fm we sit down with all 5 members of A Common Crown and discuss the intricacies of Amish bread making. We also talk about their brand new EP "The Reckoning" that has dropped and their upcoming CD release for it. You can hear the entire EP tonight but that is no reason not to get your own copy or go to the show. We'll also feature music from John Vento - Music, Chip & The Charge Ups, Joe Thompson, and the Honeyriders.
1:30:01
January 19, 2020
Arte Tedesco
Tonight on the Grass Roots show we sit down and talk with Pittsburgh music icon Arte Tedesco. He just dropped a brand new CD, his first in many years, with a packed house at his CD release party. Catch up with Pittsburgh's "Dangerous Man" and listen to some of his new tunes. We'll also feature music from Black Ridge, Rockin' Ron Lantz, After The Fall, and Brian Genovesi, who also just released a new CD.
1:30:01
January 12, 2020
Anger The Ant
Tonight we kick off the new year talking with 2 time Grassy Award winning band Anger the Ant, who released a new CD back in November. Recorded at long time sponsor The Meatlocker Recording Studio, we get the inside scoop on their latest effort and current situation with the band. We'll also feature music from Rick Bruckner & The Brotherhood, FolkHammer, Brady Novotny Music, and Marty Zundel Music.
1:30:01
January 5, 2020