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Robert Ellis is Back, and His New Album Might Scare You
The Show on the Road
Robert Ellis is Back, and His New Album Might Scare YouThis week, we bring back an old friend of the show, Fort Worth-based trickster singer/multi-instrumentalist Robert Ellis. We last spoke in 2018 while we were were both criss-crossing the Netherlands. Then he was in full character as the Texas Piano Man, jumping across the stage between keyboards and guitars with…
Robert Ellis is Back, and His New Album Might Scare You
The Show on the RoadMay 11, 2023

This week, we dive into the revelatory first solo record from rising Louisiana-born roots-soul singer-songwriter Durand Jones. Wait Til I Get Over is years in the making. While nearly giving up on his dream to be a singer several times, Jones was diligently collecting songs about his upbringing living in his father’s trailer in the…

Robert Ellis is Back, and His New Album Might Scare You
The Show on the RoadApr 27, 2023

This week, we call into Nashville to speak to one of the preeminent and most prolific singer-songwriters of our time, Courtney Marie Andrews. LISTEN: APPLE PODCASTS • SPOTIFY • STITCHER Born in Arizona, Andrews first started singing at Phoenix-area karaoke bars with her mom before setting out to see the country in Greyhound busses as…

Robert Ellis is Back, and His New Album Might Scare You
The Show on the RoadApr 13, 2023

This week, we feature a talk with genre-leaping singer-songwriter Devon Gilfillian who is back with a remarkable new LP, Love You Anyway. Shapeshifting between danceable southern soul, hip-hop, silky R&B, and AM gold rock 'n' roll, the record isn’t afraid to confront the thorny politics of voting rights and wrongful incarceration while still celebrating a…

Robert Ellis is Back, and His New Album Might Scare You
The Show on the RoadMar 30, 2023

This week, the show is back in New Orleans for a special talk with Sam Doores, one of the talented founders of well-traveled roots-rockers The Deslondes. We dive into their newest LP Ways & Means and how California-born Sam -- who plays various instruments from electric guitar to keys, and sings in seven bands and…

Robert Ellis is Back, and His New Album Might Scare You
The Show on the RoadMar 16, 2023

This week, we feature a conversation taped live in New Orleans with Arkansas-born multi-instrumentalist and roots-soul singer Anna Moss, who has criss-crossed the country in recent years with her sonic partner Joel Ludford in their band, Handmade Moments. LISTEN: APPLE PODCASTS • SPOTIFY • STITCHER Growing up as a bathroom-singing nerd playing saxophone in the…

Robert Ellis is Back, and His New Album Might Scare You
Robert Ellis is Back, and His New Album Might Scare You