Tony O’ Bryan

Tony O’ Bryan is an educator and historian with dual Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, one from the School of Education in Secondary Education and the other from the College of Arts and Sciences in American History. By day, he and his wife, Sara, own the Bean Counter Café, located in Blue Springs, Missouri. At night, Tony and his band, the Cowtown Playboys, can be seen playing in the live music venues of Kansas City’s vibrant nightlife. In 2014, he completed his Master's Thesis at UMKC, entitled "Chapel Hill, Missouri: Lost Visions of America's Vanguard on America's Western Frontier 1820 to 1865."