#SupportPGHMusic // Exclusively on HughShows Radio streaming at the bottom of the page, enjoy the entire December 13, 2014 concert of HughShows Live at Eide’s Finale featuring mini sets from acoustic and solo versions of my favorite Pittsburgh bands during the marathon 6 hour concert. //

“Since 2009, The Grisly Hand has been winning over audiences and critics in Kansas City. And now, with its second EP on the shelves, the band has a little more experience, and a lot more momentum. Though rooted in the Midwest, this is the kind of act that’s bound to resonate anywhere it lands. Call it country, rock, Americana, or any other moniker. What’s important is that it’s real and it sounds great. The Grisly Hand conjures visions of the familiar while remaining refreshing and original. Their appeal isn’t limited to the Midwest, but it’s undeniably part of their identity. With their latest EP, Western Ave, The Grisly Hand has shown that their unique style is a work in progress. Their sound evolves and takes on new traits, but it maintains the same backbone that has won the band fans and accolades for the last three years.”

Check out the band at their official Website, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, BandCamp and Instagram. In today’s installment highlighting the Paste 50 States Project we head back to Missouri with The Grisly Hand. Their latest album is appropriately entitled “Country Singles” and I want to thank Mike Stover (Steel Guitar) for taking the time to participate in this edition of First/Last.

Thanks, Mike. ‘Freedom Jam’! Well, turn it up, man…