10th Anniversary Kansas City LOVE HANGOVER
Tradition holds that performers come together two-by-two to offer tributes to the lovelorn, love sworn and love torn. Singing love songs—originals, covers, happy, sad, funny—each act choses their own program and it’s always a surprise that brings smiles to the lips and tears to the eyes. Holy Cow Market and Music, 3109 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, Missouri, 6:00 PM Doors / 7:00 PM Show, Venus Van Horn and Troy Van Horn, Foxlin, Katlyn Conroy and Nick Carswell, Under the Big Oak Tree (trio), Catered supper will be available.
The Love Hangover KC 2016
The Love Hangover Kansas City 2016 featuring Alyssa Murray & Bryan Hicks, Paula Crawford & Jason Vivone of the Billy Bats, Beth Byrd-Lonski & Patrick Rippeto with narrator Philip Hooser, and Shapiro Brothers hosted by Scott Easterday at Coda. The Love Hangover is an annual multi-city, multi-artist musical event that explores romantic love in all its many guises. Held each year on February 15th, this post-Valentine’s showcase features a line-up of duets singing songs of the lovelorn, love sworn and love torn. Produced by Richard Alwyn, The Love Hangover was first staged in Raleigh, NC in 2000, and in 2005 expanded to New York City. In 2008, the showcase moved west to include Kansas City, MO. Ann Arbor, MI followed in 2009, and 2010 marked The Love Hangover’s debut in Chicago, IL. In 2015 The Love Hangover becomes an international event with its first show in Toronto, Canada.
Another live performance of the 1998 album Verse, Chorus, Bridge with Scott Easterday, guitar, keys, vocals; Troy VanHorn, guitar; Bryan Hicks, bass; Matt Richey, drums; Nate Hofer, pedal steel; Patrick Alonzo Conway, saxophone and percussion. At The Ship, Saturday, November 21, 2015.
Live band to perform the 1998 album Verse, Chorus, Bridge.Scott Easterday, guitar, keys, vocals; Troy VanHorn, guitar; Bryan Hicks, bass; Matt Richey, drums; Nate Hofer, pedal steel; Patrick Alonzo Conway, saxophone and percussion. Davey’s Uptown Ramblers Club, Saturday, October 17, 2015.
Midwest Music Foundation
The Midwest Music Foundation first summer conference is free and open to all. Cameron Betts “Affordable Car Act 101,” and Jim Dayton “Musician Marketing Workshop.” Kansas City Public Library, Plaza Branch, Saturday, August 15. VIDEO
Four Scotts at Coda
Folk Alliance International
Solo performance at the Folk Alliance International Music Fair. KKFI Kansas City Special Chouteau Room, Sheraton Crown Center, Thursday, February 19, 2015. And the Kansas City Showcase Tower, Friday, February 20, 2015, Weston Crown Center.
The Love Hangover KC 2015
easterday (band) reunion
easterday haunted the Kansas City music scene during the alternative heyday of the 1990s, buoyed by the melodic vocal harmonies of Scott Easterday and Elaine McMilian and the ambitious rhythm section of Jon Niccum and Mark Acuff. The quartet’s retrospective disc “1993-1995” was released in 2004, showcasing some of the band’s most beloved tunes. November 14, 2014.
Expassionates at Brush Creek Art Walk
Scott Easterday, guitar, vocal; Marco Pascolini, guitar; Richard Burgess, bass; Sam Platt, drums. Brush Creek Art Walk is an annual plein-air painting competition with live music in Theis Park. September 14, 2014. This version of Expassionates played from Halloween 2006 until September 2011 officially, and then a handful of special shows after that, including appearances at the Brush Creek Art Walk.
Julia Othmer at River Jam
Singer-songwriter Julia Othmer with Chris Meck, guitar; Matt Richey, drums; and Scott Easterday, bass, at River Jam in Parkville. Julia Othmer came home to perform at River Jam and we were lucky to be her backing band. June 14, 2014.
Expassionates at Coda
Even though we don’t play anymore Expassionates are playing again at Coda again. Marco Pascolini, Richard Burgess, Sam Platt and Scott Easterday. June 2, 2014.
The Love Hangover KC 2014
The Sold Out performance of the 15th Anniversary of The Love Hangover Kansas City featuring Kacey Rausch & Patrick Devony, Sara Swenson & Barclay Martin, Victor & Penny and Blackbird Revue at the recordBar. February 15, 2014.
Expassionates at Holy Cow!
Holy Cow Market is a weekly Sunday only event of vintage collectibles, vinyl, bikes, clothing, art, fun & friends. Open Noon-5pm/Live music at 3pm. Sam Platt, Richard Burgess, Marco Pascolini and Scott Easterday. January 19, 2014.
Expassionates at Coda
Expassionates in a surprise show at Coda Marco Pascolini and Scott Easterday, not pictured, Sam Platt and Richard Burgess. This was an unannounced show after the official last show. March 30, 2013.
The Love Hangover KC 2013
Ballhog & Tugboat
Elaine McMilian and Scott Easterday are Ballhog & Tugboat but nobody knows which one is which. “We take turns being the ballhog and the tugboat.” They are the vocalists from the band easterday and sing songs from that band as well as other songs by Elaine and Scott. This show is at the recordBar, October 19, 2012.
The Love Hangover KC 2012
Video of Lauren Krum & Jimmy Fitzner with intro by yours-not-so-truly.
Richard Awlyn (King Canutes) at recordBar
Richard Alwyn of the duo King Canutes at the recordBar to promote the CD recording Last Callers and Losers with a band of KC locals: Pat Tomeck, drums; Scott Easterday. bass; Tommy Donoho, guitar; Kyle Dahlquist, pedal steel and Elaine McMilian, vocals. October 21, 2011.
Richard Alwyn is the producer of The Love Hangover and host of its New York showcases.
Scott Easterday wrote string arrangements for the song “Let’s Mess It Up Again” on the King Canutes CD Last Callers and Losers (2008).
WaterFire 2011 Kansas City, Country Club Plaza
In 2011 I performed my song Sounds Like Rain live on the banks of Brush Creek in the Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, as part of the spectacular nighttime lights and music event WaterFire. October, 2011.
Beatles Tribute Benefit for KKFI Community Radio 90.1FM
I sang Don’t Let Me Down and I Dig a Pony with Darrel Lea (guitar, out of frame), Eric Melin (drums), Allen Wellman (bass) and Eric Voeks (guitar) at the FFKI Community Radio 90.1FM Beatles Tribute Concert, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church. October 3, 2011.
Expassionates official last show, recordBar, September 18, 2011
Marco Pascolini, SE, Sam Platt, Richard Burgess.
easterday band reunion, recordBar, 2011
Jon Niccum, (Mark Acuff, drums), SE, Elaine McMilian.
MidCoast Takeover, Austin, TX, 2011
Present Magazine Showcase, 2010
Apocalypse Meow, 2010
Benefit concert fundraiser for Midwest Music Foundation.
Midwestern Musical Company, 2010
Expassionates live at Midwestern Musical Company, First Friday, August, 2010. Marco Pascolini, Sam Platt, SE, Richard Burgess.
Richard Alwyn, The Winter Drinks, 2010
Marco Pascolini, Richard Alwyn, Bill Belzer, Mark Southerland and SE, reacordBar, August, 2010.
Midcoast Takeover, Austin, TX, 2010
Richard Burgess, Sam Platt, SE, Marco Pascolini.
Mongol Beach Party reunion, 2009
Jeff Freling, Christian Hankel, Bill Belzer, SE, Kyle Dahlquist, Mark Southerland, live at recordBar, August 21, 2009.
Love Hangover, 2008