The "Outlaw Junkies" Country Music
and Comedians from the Improv
Comedy Acts start at 7:00pm and Outlaw Junkies start at 8:00pm
Saturday, August 22nd, 2009
From his off-beat delivery to tall tales of his quirky family members, comedian Bradley Meehan always delivers a highly energetic, hilarious performance. His talents have recently earned him recognition as the All Comedy Radio "Funniest Person in Kansas City" and was a finalist in the national Maxim Magazine - Budweiser "Real Men of Comedy" competition.
As a regular host at the world-famous Kansas City Improv, Bradley has worked with some of comedy's top performers.
Check out Brad Meehan's website at http://www.BradMeehan.com/.
Through tales of plus-sized shopping, teaching high school in the inner city, or rapping onstage as "Lil' Debi," Andrea Caspari brings her effervescent personality from page to stage. Caspari's talents have recently earned her the title of "2008 Funniest Female in Kansas City," as well as first place in 95.7 the Vibe's Big Break comedy competition. Caspari can be seen regularly at the KC IMPROV, the Ribbon Room--and the classroom.
Check out Andrea Caspari's website at http://www.myspace.com/lildebicomedy.
The Outlaw Junkies are on their eighth year together performing.
country music. Previously Steel Horse, this group has played fairs, festivals, concert venues and opened for many national acts including RCA recording artist ALABAMA.
They were the 2002 regional finalist in the Colgate Country Showdown as well as the back up band for the competition previous years.
Also in 2002 they recorded in Nashville with producer and band leader of BNA recording artist Lonestar, Dean Sams, at Sony/Tree studio. The project made it to several major labels and was put on hold by Warner Brothers.
After taking a two year break in 2003 the group came back in 2005 under the Outlaw Junkies name and immediately took the stage opening for national acts. In 2005 alone the band appeared with 20 national acts.
In the spring of 2006 they record their first original song as Outlaw Junkies. "Fools Like Us" won the group "Best new band/duo" on New Country Star.com. The second release "It's Not You, It's Her" received national attention.
In 2007 the group showcased for the Kansas and Missouri fairs and festivals associations and performed for over 40 county fairs, state fairs and festivals working with The Oak Ridge Boys, Bellamy Brothers, Mark Chesnutt, Trent Tomlinson and even rock groups such as the Nelsons and the legendary Jordanaires.
Band members include: Lead vocalist Brandon Beyer whom previously sang for Opryland Theme Park. Tim King (Drums), Cori Jo Adams (Mandolin, Fiddle, Vocal), Troy Wahlborg (lead guitar), Richard Ralph (bass guitar), and Daron Tapscott (fiddle, acoustic, mandolin and harp).
The Outlaw Junkies excel at blending the old and new, rock and country along with great original music. They are passionate at what they do and it shows in their live concerts.
Check out the Outlaw Junkie's website at http://www.outlawjunkies.com/.