It seems to be an American phenomenon, one that transcends region and strikes right at the heart of mainstream mediocrity. Throwing a large-scale civic Independence Day celebration and want to book some music? Apparently there are rules for its success: Look backward, not forward. Accentuate nostalgia, not adventure. Go for the lowest common denominator and ignore any music with the potential to upset even the most conservative member... More >>>
KC and the Sunshine Band capture the essence of Fair St. Louis' booking policy: inoffensive, nostalgic and "appropriate."