Josh Ritter is Looking for St. Louis Horn Players



So, very quietly Off Broadway announced that Idaho-born troubadour Josh Ritter is returning to town on July 28, along with Langhorne Slim. Let's just pause a second, shall we? Oh hi, Josh.

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Anyway, thanks to eagle-eyed Jason for sending over this Facebook missive that Josh is looking for local musicians to play with him at every tour stop, including St. Louis. Here are the details, in Ritter's own words:

There's been too many times during past tours when we thought, "Wouldn't it kick ass if we had some horns tonight?" Well, no more just talking about it . We know there's a lot of talented musicians out there. We're looking for several horn players in each town to play with Josh and the band during 2 or 3 songs at each show.

Requirements and how to be considered for the part after the jump. 1. Must read music!
2. Must have a Myspace/YouTube/Website link to you playing your instrument.
3. Brass, saxes preferred...but we'd be down with violin, accordion, flute.
4. No singers - unless you are a legitimate opera singer.
5. Must be available for soundcheck on day of show

If you're interested, please send an e-mail to

Subject should be "HORNS FOR _______(concert city)."

Include your instrument played, credentials, links to see and hear you play - plus your full name and phone number.

If you're what we're looking for, we will be in touch with a schedule for the day, as well as the music to learn. On the day of the show, you'll arrive early to play during soundcheck, and for the show... 

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