blues http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Cathedral's Unique Good Friday Service Merges The Gospel And The Blues http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cathedrals-unique-good-friday-service-merges-gospel-and-blues <p>The blues will spill out the open front doors of <a href="http://www.christchurchcathedral.us/default.aspx">Christ Church Cathedral </a>in downtown St. Louis on Good Friday evening as local performers join in a service that blends religion with music rooted in city tradition.</p><p>The Very Rev. Mike Kinman, dean of the Episcopal cathedral, says blues will be incorporated throughout the program. The service will begin with a dramatic reading of gospel accounts of the passion of Jesus Christ and will conclude with a live concert.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:06:35 +0000 Mary Delach Leonard 35371 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cathedral's Unique Good Friday Service Merges The Gospel And The Blues Baby Blues Showcase: Featuring Young Blues Musicians For 12 Years http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/baby-blues-showcase-featuring-young-blues-musicians-12-years <p>When Jeremy Segel-Moss, guitarist with the Bottoms Up Blues Gang, conceived the idea of the Baby Blues Showcase, he probably didn’t think about the fact that his group would one day age out of the annual event. But that’s exactly what happened. The original intent was to give blues musicians under the age of 30 a chance to shine for one night at BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups. Fri, 29 Nov 2013 22:31:56 +0000 Mary Edwards 31850 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Baby Blues Showcase: Featuring Young Blues Musicians For 12 Years Jazz St. Louis Presents American Music Showcase http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jazz-st-louis-presents-american-music-showcase <p>This Saturday, Grand Center, Inc. and Jazz St. Louis team up to present a showcase of American music.&nbsp; The event will take place at five venues in Grand Center and will feature performances by six local bands.</p><p>When they first started planning the event, they were going to present music across a wide range of genres, said Devin Rodino, communications and operations manager at Jazz St. Louis. But in the end they settled on American music --jazz, folk, blues, country and bluegrass.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 21:30:44 +0000 Camille Phillips & Mary Edwards 28758 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Jazz St. Louis Presents American Music Showcase Annual St. Louis Blues Festival Mixes Music And BBQ http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/annual-st-louis-blues-festival-mixes-music-and-bbq <p>The fourth annual <a href="http://www.bluesweek.com/festival-info/">St. Louis Bluesweek Festival</a> takes place Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26 at Soldiers Memorial in downtown St. Louis.</p><p>The headliners include Trombone Shorty &amp; Orleans Avenue, Mavis Staples and Big George Brock, however, the Festival will highlight several artists with significant ties to St. Louis including Marquis Knox and Rich McDonough &amp; Rough Groves.</p> Sat, 18 May 2013 01:43:12 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 26508 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Annual St. Louis Blues Festival Mixes Music And BBQ