Once known as "the bloodiest 47 acres in America," the Missouri State Penitentiary will be hosting a concert inside the walls. Jason Bertrand Band will take the stage at 5pm. More details to come.
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Sounds Like: Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers, Gary Allan, Josh Thompson, Sturgill Simpson, Kevin Fowler
Label: Bigg Rigg Entertainment, LLC., APCountryRadio.com
Bio: Just who in the hell is Jason Bertrand? Jason has always taken the road less traveled and built his business with hard work, dedication and without compromise. You might even say he goes against the grain, but then again, that is what sets him apart from all the noise.
In early 2011, legendary...See Full Bio
“ DECATUR — When people learn he hails from Bourbonnais, they tend to give Jason Bertrand an odd look. Based on his look of a cowboy as the frontman for his raucous band The Haymakers, Bourbonnais seems an unlikely place of origin for a rising performer of traditional country music. But a closer look into the songwriter’s childhood reveals the seeds of his career. “Through the recording process, we were using a lot of the same session players as the major artists in town, and they kind of came up with this ‘true, original, American’ moniker for me because of the songs I was writing,” Bertrand said. “If you ask my opinion, I’d say the name means ‘true stories about real life, without embellishment.’ It all happened to me, good or bad. I’m nothing special really, just someone who tries to bust his tail.” Click on the link for full article.”