March 10, 2012

The Rainmakers at Off Broadway

Popular late-'80s Midwestern rock band The Rainmakers made its first St. Louis appearance in many years Friday, March 9, 2012. Fans crowded a packed Off Broadway and reminisced about prior shows at legendary St. Louis venues Heartbreak Hotel and Mississippi Nights as well as points beyond. Steve Truesdell was on hand to snap these pics.
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Rainmakers fans.
Steve Truesdell
Rainmakers fans.
The Rainmakers played their first show in St. Louis in over a decade to a crowded Off Broadway.
Steve Truesdell
The Rainmakers played their first show in St. Louis in over a decade to a crowded Off Broadway.
Rob and Melissa last saw the band play when they hosted a house party for them.
Steve Truesdell
Rob and Melissa last saw the band play when they hosted a house party for them.
Original Members Rich Ruth on bass and Bob Walkenhorst on guitar.
Steve Truesdell
Original Members Rich Ruth on bass and Bob Walkenhorst on guitar.
The Rainmakers.
Steve Truesdell
The Rainmakers.
Lead singer Bob Walkenhorst.
Steve Truesdell
Lead singer Bob Walkenhorst.
The Rainmakers at Off Broadway.
Steve Truesdell
The Rainmakers at Off Broadway.
The Rainmakers at Off Broadway.
Steve Truesdell
The Rainmakers at Off Broadway.
Rich Ruth on bass and Pat Tomek on drums.
Steve Truesdell
Rich Ruth on bass and Pat Tomek on drums.
The Rainmakers.
Steve Truesdell
The Rainmakers.