music http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Free Concerts: Three Chances To See Miss Jubilee, Two For Adrianne Felton http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/free-concerts-three-chances-see-miss-jubilee-two-adrianne-felton <p><a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/arch-city-radio-hour-miss-jubilee-bella-and-lily" target="_blank">Miss Jubilee</a> is proving that she is a favorite of the neighborhood concert scene. Over the next seven days, she will be at Bluebird Park in Ellisville, Eckert's in Belleville and Music on Main in St. Charles. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:48:45 +0000 Donna Korando 37903 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Free Concerts: Three Chances To See Miss Jubilee, Two For Adrianne Felton St. Louis Teens from Sudan Keep The Beat At Music Camp And At Home http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-teens-sudan-keep-beat-music-camp-and-home <p>Summer camp is where teenagers make friends and sometimes find their first love. It’s also a place they can improve social skills and self-esteem.</p><p>A new music day camp in St. Louis focuses on building confidence as well as musical ability. David Mulat, 13, and his sister Betty (short for Bethlehem), 15, are attending the <a href="http://littlestonemusicfestival.org">Littlestone Summer Music Festival at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church in South City</a> on scholarships.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 02:10:52 +0000 Nancy Fowler 37253 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Teens from Sudan Keep The Beat At Music Camp And At Home Visually Appealing: First You Get Funded, RAC Fellowship Application Opens http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/visually-appealing-first-you-get-funded-rac-fellowship-application-opens <p>The very first thing that has to take place before a person can find a visually appealing show is for the artist to have the means to create.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:41:41 +0000 Donna Korando 37323 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Visually Appealing: First You Get Funded, RAC Fellowship Application Opens Free Concerts: Coco Soul, Sarah Jane & the Blue Notes And More http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/free-concerts-coco-soul-sarah-jane-blue-notes-and-more <p>The neighborhood free outdoor summer concert season is now in full swing. If you know of a free series that isn't on this list, let us know.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 03:40:27 +0000 Donna Korando 37302 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Free Concerts: Coco Soul, Sarah Jane & the Blue Notes And More Lou 'Fatha' Thimes Sr.: He Made A Living In Government; A Life In Radio http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/lou-fatha-thimes-sr-he-made-living-government-life-radio <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the dog-eat-dog world of music radio, Lou </span>“Fatha”<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Thimes<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sr. was top dog for a very long time.</span></p><p>“In broadcasting you’ve got to be able to contend with all types of personalities, your boss, the program director …” said the veteran disc jockey, leaving the sentence dangling in the 1999 book of biographies, <em>Lift Every Voice and Sing</em>. But, he added: “Broadcasting is a beautiful field. I’ve loved every moment of it.”</p><p></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:45:26 +0000 Gloria S. Ross 36967 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Lou 'Fatha' Thimes Sr.: He Made A Living In Government; A Life In Radio Free Concerts: Lafayette Square And Benton Park Get Started http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/free-concerts-lafayette-square-and-benton-park-get-started <p>The neighborhood free outdoor summer concert season is now in full swing. If you know of a free series that isn't on this list, let us know.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 03:13:43 +0000 Donna Korando 36715 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Free Concerts: Lafayette Square And Benton Park Get Started Community Music Students To Join Alarm Will Sound On The Sheldon Stage http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/community-music-students-join-alarm-will-sound-sheldon-stage <p></p><p><a href="http://www.alarmwillsound.com/" target="_blank">Alarm Will Sound</a>, the 20-member contemporary chamber music ensemble that has gained worldwide acclaim since its debut in 2001, has become a fixture in St. Louis since October 2012 – presenting an annual concert series at venues such as the Sheldon Concert Hall, the Pageant and the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.</p> Wed, 28 May 2014 02:36:39 +0000 Terry Perkins 36484 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Community Music Students To Join Alarm Will Sound On The Sheldon Stage The 442s Live Where Jazz And Classical Meet http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/442s-live-where-jazz-and-classical-meet <p></p><p></p><p>For the four musicians who make up the 442s, Duke Ellington’s words (right) resonate. Of the quartet of musicians who make up the group, two — violinist Shawn Weil and cellist Bjorn Ranheim — are members of the St. Louis Symphony. The other two — pianist, multi-instrumentalist and composer Adam Maness and bassist Syd Rodway — are known for their work with vocalist Erin Bode. Maness and Rodway also have strong jazz backgrounds.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 03:34:48 +0000 Terry Perkins 36309 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The 442s Live Where Jazz And Classical Meet St. Louis’ LouFest Lineup Features OutKast, Cake, Matt & Kim http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-loufest-lineup-features-outkast-cake-matt-kim <p><a href="http://www.loufest.com/">St. Louis’ LouFest </a>has unveiled its complete lineup for the Sept. 6-7 music weekend. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 05:01:00 +0000 Nancy Fowler 36071 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis’ LouFest Lineup Features OutKast, Cake, Matt & Kim Free concerts coming this week in Clayton, Ferguson and Forest Park http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/free-concerts-coming-week-clayton-ferguson-and-forest-park <p>For many St. Louisans, summer means Cardinals baseball, pork steak on the grill and free outdoor concerts. Coming this week:</p><p><iframe height="600px" overflow="hidden" src="http://stlpublicradio.org/summerconcerts/index.html#may8" width="100%"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/summer-concerts-2014">See a bigger version of this app here</a></p><p>To let us know about your concert series, please email Arts, Culture and Voices Editor Donna Korando (<a href="mailto:dkorando@stlpublicradio.org">dkorando@stlpublicradio.org</a>.)</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 17:21:48 +0000 Donna Korando 35948 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Free concerts coming this week in Clayton, Ferguson and Forest Park