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ODYSSEY “After Hours” Episode 1

Welcome to the first episode in the fun series we are calling “Odyssey After Hours”!  We will take you back to the 80’s and early 90’s where the Odyssey Club in West Carrollton, Ohio ruled the dance floor and brought thousands of young people to their feet each weekend! Show hosts, Scott Hall (aka Rockmaster Scott) and Jamie Cress (aka DJ JC) discuss the club, the music, the staff, the behind the scenes craziness and the hilarious promotions that had you all waiting for the weekend!

Each episode will have a special guest joining in the conversation and telling their “stories” and best “memories” from the Odyssey days! In this episode Jamie and Scott are joined by Mike Stucker (winner of the name the show contest) who worked as a “Floor Host” (fancy word for bouncer) and also a manager of the club!

So if you had fun at the “club” and enjoyed events like our “Beach Parties”, “Bikini Contests”, “Dance Contests”, “Twelve Days of Christmas” and so much more…give our show a listen!  All we ask is that you “Like” “Comment” and “Share” in order to help build our audience here on the Odyssey Facebook Page! You can subscribe to all of our podcast programming by clicking the “subscribe” links on the hallaroundtownradio.com home page and also don’t forget to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter… (there are links on the home page also).

Aaron Lewis Pre-Show… Backstage Hall Pass Brings You…. The Jake Roberts Band!

If your a fan of “Outlaw Country” with some incredible vocals and a band that will amaze you every time then you’re not alone! One of the tri-states most popular country acts “The Jake Roberts Band” will open for the SOLD OUT Aaron Lewis show at JD Legends Concerts on Saturday, September 30th. In this episode of Backstage Hall Pass, Scott digs into the background, history and future of the group in a behind the scenes interview with their front man Jake Roberts. Jake comes from a family of musicians and has put together some incredibly talented musicians to package his “American Honky Tonk” style.

Jake discusses his thoughts on fame, family, friends and the future of the Jake Roberts Band.  We also talk about the major shows he has opened for and his grueling 275 shows per year schedule.

So if you’re looking to return to some old school “outlaw” country sounds check out the music of “The Jake Roberts Band” We are exited to see an “unplugged” version of the band open for Aaron Lewis and hope you enjoy this inside look into their background and music! Thanks also to JD Legends for sponsoring your behind the scenes look at the music industry on Backstage Hall Pass!

Click on the play link below to hear the show and don’t forget to subscribe to all our programming by hitting the links on the right!  You can also “Like” us on Facebook and “Follow us on Instagram and Twitter by checking out the links on  our home page!

Backstage Hall Pass Features “Unofficial Shane Smith”

Join your Host, Scott Hall and Skip Mattan from JD Legends as they bring you an entertaining look at the “Unofficial Shane Smith” duo on this episode of Backstage Hall Pass!  The duo is scheduled to open Saturday, September 30th for Aaron Lewis at a sold out show to roughly 2,000 people at the JD Legends Concert Venue. During the interview the humble country boys talk about how they joined to form this duo, their first country song, tastes in music and a look at the duo’s new album.  We even give you a small shot of their music during a few breaks in the show!

Shane Allen Smith was raised in Felicity, Ohio and was a participant on the first season of Nashville Star. Recently, Shane Allen Smith has joined with Jeremy Michael Justin Chandler from Breathitt County, KY., (a.k.a. Chandler). The Country duo, will brings a down home, classic country sound into the present.

Unofficial: Shane Smith with Michael Chandler, were a part of Country Music Association (CMA) Fan Fest – 2016 & 2017. The duo has national/regional act exposure.  They recently, finished up their debut album; available on all major media e.g., iTunes, Amazon, etc. Please click on the link to the duo above and check them out on YouTube to get a taste of this up and coming act in country music!

So if you’re looking to return to some classic country sounds check out the music of “Unofficial Shane Smith” We are exited to see them open for Aaron Lewis and hope you enjoy this inside look into their background and music! Click on the play link below to hear the show and don’t forget to subscribe to all our programming by hitting the links on the right!  You can also “Like” us on Facebook and “Follow us on Instagram and Twitter by checking out the links on  our home page!

 

 

We Go Backstage at the Prince Experience!

In this insider episode of “Backstage Hall Pass” your host Scott Hall takes you to the “sound check” for the Prince Experience at JD Legends in Franklin, Ohio. We open the show with interviews “Backstage” featuring Velvet Crush Unplugged (David Garwood, lead singer of Velvet Crush, a popular party band in Dayton, Ohio, joins with talented guitarist/vocalist, Dave Hurley and vocalist, Dana Honerlaw to offer acoustic music (two acoustic guitars) with three part harmonies) and J Frost 5 (It all started in 2014 through a mutual friend, “Straight Outta Dayton, OH”, this dynamic duo came to be known as J Frost 5! Jamie Cress and Shawn Frost on Drums set out to Rock the world through the love of music.) both were opening acts for the Prince Tribute Show at JD Legends on Saturday, September 16th 2017.

We then brig you some quick comments from Gabriel Sanchez who fronts the country’s most dynamic Prince Tribute Band, THE PRINCE EXPERIENCE.  Playing all of the greatest hits from the Purple One himself, THE PRINCE EXPERIENCE has been packing dance floors and setting stages on fire for over fifteen years. Since 2002 Gabriel Sanchez has been portraying Prince in his critically acclaimed show The Prince Experience. What started off as a small local theatre production of Purple Rain, has expanded into what has become a night of unbelievable entertainment, that keeps anyone who has seen it, talking long after the last encore is played.

In this episode, Scott walks you behind the curtain of this incredible (takes you back to 1984) theatrical show and also brings you Wasfi and Skip from JD Legends to share some info about their fall concert line up and much more! Concert tickets for all their shows are available at the JD Legends box office by calling (937)  746-4950!  Listen to this exciting episode that takes you back to the 80s and the time where Prince ruled the radios and dance clubs! You can subscribe to our podcasts by clicking on the links on our homepage and please don’t forget to like us on Facebook and Follow us on Instagram and Twitter! (click the links on the front page as well)  Thanks for listening!!