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Above The Basement - Boston Music and Conversation

211 EpisodesProduced by Chuck Clough and Ronnie HirschbergWebsite

Above the Basement offers casual and candid discussions with musicians, artists, producers and others from Boston and beyond. Conversations will inform and entertain listeners with experiences from those shaping Boston's music community and for whom music is a passion. You will hear their stories, h… read more


Episode 106 - Chris Trapper

Our very first ConcertCast with Brent Shuttleworth was an experiment. Have our guest play a few, sit with us for 20 minutes or so and have a Q&A in front of a live audience followed by a full performance. It was an amazing evening and Brent brought the house down.

So we decided to up our game.

Back in June we met at the beautiful City Winery in Boston in front of a sold out Haymarket Lounge for our second ConcertCast with prolific Singer-Songwriter and front man for Boston’s own The Push Stars Chris Trapper. And if we do say so ourselves it was a huge success!

It was through sitting with Chris for our conversation that we were really able to get an idea of what makes him tick – his love of the road, the importance of family and how gratitude has become a big part of who he is.

The entire live performance from this night will be available on our next In Concert Series episode by subscribing to our podcast which you can do at

Song List: (all songs are LIVE)

Song 1: Living Downtown Song 2: Paint The Town Song 3: The Accident

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