TUMPT plays a scuffed-up mix of rock, blues, and crunchy country. https://www.facebook.com/tumptmusic GHOST JUNCTION is a folk-pop-bluegrass-Americana-county duo featuring original songs by Richard Newman (vox,guitar, madolin) and Andy Ploof (vox, guitar, banjo, madolin, fiddle, dobro) Ploof has played in a number of St. Louis-based bands, including Natural Bridge, One Fell Swoop (which played in Farm Aid and on the show Whaddaya Know), Rough Shop, and The Wilhelms. He has owned Music Folk for the last 111 years.
Newman has played in a number of St. Louis-based bands over the years, including The CharFlies, Junkbox, and The Neverminds. In addition to songwriting and performing, Newman is the author of three collections of poetry—All the Wasted Beauty of the World, Domestic Fugues, and Borrowed Towns—and the forthcoming novel Graveyard of the Gods. He also writes plays and has served as editor and executive director of River Styx for the last 111 years. Egads. https://www.facebook.com/GhostJunctionBand