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Kasey Rausch & Marco Pascolini. Original and Classic Country Folk.

The Country Duo is Kansas City’s Kasey Rausch and Marco Pascolini. “Live at Sun Studio” is their debut EP featuring seven original songs recorded, you guessed it, live at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. Six of these tunes were featured on the television series Sun Studio Sessions which began airing on PBS stations across the United States in April 2017.

With nearly fifty years of combined gigging and touring experience, the birthplace of rock-n-roll seemed a natural choice to begin the duo’s recording career. The place where Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, and Howlin’ Wolf got their start is now where The Country Duo has found theirs as well.  Rausch’s voice and Pascolini’s pedal steel and baritone guitar echo the history of what was once Sam Phillips’s Memphis Recording Service.

Kasey Rausch is a 5th generation musician, songwriter and Producer of River Trade Radio on KKFI 90.1FM. She has shared billings with Joe Ely, Peter Rowan, Kris Delmhorst, Cheryl Wheeler and many more. Marco Pascolini is the stuff of guitar legends. For more than twenty years he has forged his path as one of the most well-respected musicians in Kansas City.

Together, The Country Duo has played the famous Station Inn (Nashville, TN), festivals such as Boulevardia, Westport Roots Festival and folk series such as the Green Guitar Folk House. They have shared bills with the likes of Grammy winner Roland White, Dale Watson, Tish Hinojosa and The Elders.

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

[Photo by Brandon Cale, a/k/a The Popperazzi]

Happy New Year! Kasey Rausch here, writing to you. 2017 was quite good to The Country Duo. 

First, a big thanks to all of you who supported us. This kind…

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HOLDAY SPECIAL! Free shipping on our Collection Pack!

Happy Holidays!

From now until Thursday, December 21st, get FREE SHIPPING when you purchase our full collection of merchandise.  For $30, receive:

1. Our first release, a 45 vinyl record recorded March 2016 at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis…

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New Single Released! - "A Girl Again" Live at Sun Studio

<a data-cke-saved-href="http://thecountryduo.bandcamp.com/track/a-girl-again" href="http://thecountryduo.bandcamp.com/track/a-girl-again">A Girl Again by The Country Duo</a>

We are excited to finally share with you the first single from our forthcoming EP Live at Sun Studio.  "A Girl Again" was written by Kasey Rausch while sitting in…

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The Country Duo at Boulevardia!

Boulevardia is it's own country within a country—that just happens to be in Kansas City. You won’t need a passport, but prepare to be transported. 

Boulevardia is an urban beer, food and music festival. A very happy happening. Our…

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PBS Sun Studio Session Now Airing Nationwide!

You can imagine how our jaws dropped when we received an invitation to film an episode of the PBS Sun Studio Sessions. Yes, the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Tennessee, the birthplace of rock-n-roll where folks like Elvis Presley, Jerry…

Sun Studio 45 Vinyl is Here!

The long awaited, limited edition 45rpm vinyl recorded at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, TN is here! Some pre-orders have already shipped. More artwork is pending to fill remaining orders, but supporters should receive them within the month of…Read more

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