Dave Beardsley

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    New Downtown Blues Festival in Works, Organizers Also Want to Take Over "Pre-Existing" Jazz Festival

    St. Louisans could have a new blues festival to add to their list of outdoor summer music options, if a local production company's plans go through.Mike Kociela, far right, at a press conference on Thursday announcing events for downtown this summer. Kociela wants to bring a new blues festival to do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    Lady Di's Blues Corner Documents Local Musicians and Venues

    (Piece by Dean C. Minderman) Blues enthusiasts know that the music is best experienced live, but when you can't get to one of St. Louis' blues clubs in person, you can still take in some of the sights and sounds online by visiting Lady Di's Blues Corner. The site features dozens of pages of photos a ... More >>

  • Music

    July 13, 2005

    Margaritaville Lives

    We picnic with Parrotheads, get literary with book-minded bands and witness an old-fashioned blues royale

  • Music

    February 25, 2004

    Blues' Dues

    At this benefit concert, you'll get the blues and a local Web site will get the green

  • Music

    January 29, 2003

    Credit Check

    Local musician Willie Woods says the Trackboyz promised him credit on a smash hit -- then reneged

  • Music

    December 15, 1999


    The new St. Louis Blues Net uses a new medium to promote our hometown brand of an old art form