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St. Louis Blues Society

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2014

    Oliver Sain's Former Studio Plundered for Instruments, Scrap Metal

    In yet another case of thieves pillaging the St. Louis music community, a former recording studio of the late St. Louis musician Oliver Sain has been looted. Sain was a renowned saxophonist, band leader, producer, composer and arranger who, after founding Archway Studios in 1965, recorded the like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Summer Rocks Music Festival Bill Passed By Aldermanic Committee

    St. Louis is one step closer to rocking this summer -- the ICM Partners way. Wednesday afternoon, the aldermanic convention and tourism committee passed a much-amended Board Bill #328 -- now known among locals as the "Summer Rocks bill," which proposes to bring two multi-stage music festivals per y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Summer Rocks vs. Lollapalooza: By the Numbers

    Local lawmakers have cited Lollapalooza and Chicago's many successes in hosting music festivals as a reason to move forward with a long-term deal to bring two Summer Rocks music festivals to St. Louis. It is only fitting, then, to contrast the proposed Summer Rocks contract with the Lollapalooza con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Online Petition Addresses St. Louis Summer Rocks Festival Uproar

    Jeremy Segel-Moss believes St. Louis alderman will choose money over local culture as they continue to consider inking a long-term deal with ICM Partners to bring music festivals to Gateway Mall beginning Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends in 2015. The musician, a member of the Bottoms Up Blues G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    Summer Rocks Festival Proposal Scrutinized Over No-Compete Concerns

    Los Angeles talent agency ICM Partners is working on plans to hold dual Summer Rocks music festivals in downtown St. Louis' Gateway Mall, beginning the Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends in 2015. Proponents of the festival say that St. Louis' geographically central location makes it a perfect trave ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Ten Things to do Labor Day Weekend

    Amber McDonaldHeart's Ann and Nancy Wilson​It's Labor Day weekend, the last "real" weekend of summer. Don't let it get away from you. Friday: NewPop II Opening at Hoffman LaChance/After-Party at HandleBar Stan Chisholm, recent RFT Mastermind winner, is unveiling two solo shows at once this we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    This Just In: St. Louis Bluesweek Festival and new Blues Hall of Fame Announced for Downtown

    Diana BenantiLocal blues men with Mayor Francis Slay at the Bluesweek press conference this afternoon across from the Peabody Opera House. From left: Ron Edwards, Bob Case, Roland Johnson, Slay, Skeet Rodgers, Jimmy Hinds. ​ St. Louis blues legends and enthusiasts turned out this afternoon fo ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2006
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    July 12, 2006

    And the Nominees Are...

    Get a load of the nominees for our annual music awards extravaganza

  • News

    April 26, 2006

    Going Down Slow

    Bennie Smith and a dwindling cadre of St. Louis music pioneers have a right to sing the blues

  • Music

    November 16, 2005

    Stop Crying Your Heart Out

    B-Sides sheepishly admits to liking Sheryl Crow, chats with sassy soul singer Bettye LaVette and introduces you to Emospace

  • News

    September 8, 2004

    Song of the STL

    On Saturday, September 4, we tuned in to local musical frequencies in their vast and varied incarnations. What we heard, all day and all night:

  • 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

    August 6, 2003

    Rescue Mission

    The legendary St. Louis songstress Fontella Bass headlines a benefit for the Blues Mission Fund

  • Music

    December 18, 2002

    Masters of Their Domains

    Hometown legend Bennie Smith joins other blues greats at the "Guitar Masters 2002" show

  • Music

    May 31, 2000
  • Music

    May 31, 2000

    Blues You Can Use

    A new documentary captures "the last generation of authentic bluesmen" on film

  • Music

    September 1, 1999

    Big Muddy Roots & Blues Festival

    Friday-Sunday, Sept. 3-5; Laclede's Landing

  • News

    February 3, 1999

    Having a Ball

    Nashville swing band BadaBing BadaBoom and Louisiana harmonica-and-accordion master Jumpin' Johnny Sansone headline Soulard Mardi Gras' big dance events

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