Brian Owens http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Free Concerts: Brian Owens Wraps Up The Grace Hills Series http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/free-concerts-brian-owens-wraps-grace-hills-series <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><p>You can read more about <a href="http://brianowens.tv/">Brian Owens</a>, the <a href="https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/29957/funky_butt_preview_032013" target="_blank">Funky Butt Brass Band</a> and <a href="https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/29431/forness_cash_pageant_021513" target="_blank">Bill Forness and One More Round, A Tribute To Johnny Cash</a>. Or just check out what's coming this week:</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 03:54:21 +0000 Donna Korando 38263 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Free Concerts: Brian Owens Wraps Up The Grace Hills Series St. Louis’ Brian Owens Continues Masters Series With The Music Of Ray Charles http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-brian-owens-continues-masters-series-music-ray-charles <p>St. Louis vocalist Brian Owens continues his Masters Series with the music of Ray Charles Friday, April 18 at the Sheldon.&nbsp;</p><p>“I’ve always been enamored with, not just covering certain musicians, but really preserving their music. Folks like Sam Cooke and Marvin Gaye, I just don’t hear their music a lot performed live with original charts and different things like that anymore, so that … spawned the desire to want to cover these musicians in a setting that was more of a concert setting,” said Owens of the series.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:54:13 +0000 Camille Phillips 35397 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis’ Brian Owens Continues Masters Series With The Music Of Ray Charles Brian Owens And Trio To Perform 'Another Jazzy, Soulful Holiday Affair' At The Bistro http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/brian-owens-and-trio-perform-another-jazzy-soulful-holiday-affair-bistro <p>St. Louis vocalist <a href="http://brianowens.tv/">Brian Owens</a> will be performing a holiday concert to benefit a University of Missouri-St. Louis scholarship fund this Sunday at the Bistro at Grand Center. The event is sponsored by the UMSL African American Alumni Chapter<strong>.</strong></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 23:19:33 +0000 Camille Phillips 32239 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Brian Owens And Trio To Perform 'Another Jazzy, Soulful Holiday Affair' At The Bistro Brian Owens, Erin Bode And Peter Martin In Kids Rock Cancer Benefit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/brian-owens-erin-bode-and-peter-martin-kids-rock-cancer-benefit <p><a href="http://blogs.maryville.edu/kidsrockcancer/about-us/">Kids Rock Cancer</a> is an outgrowth of Maryville University’s Music Therapy Program.&nbsp; Inspired by the program Purple Song Can Fly in Houston, Texas, the Maryville program goes into hospitals and works individually with children with cancer and other blood disorders.&nbsp; The musical therapist helps the child express a set of thoughts and ideas, turn them into lyrics of a song and compose a tune for the lyrics.&nbsp; Then the child gets to sing the song into a microphone with instrumental accompaniment.&nbsp; The result is Fri, 17 May 2013 21:02:13 +0000 Mary Edwards & Alex Heuer 26507 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Brian Owens, Erin Bode And Peter Martin In Kids Rock Cancer Benefit