National Blues Museum http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Metro St. Louisans Weigh In On Relocating Summer Events to Chesterfield http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/metro-st-louisans-weigh-relocating-summer-events-chesterfield <p>The St. Louis Bluesweek Festival and the Budweiser Taste of St. Louis are on the move, and people throughout the metro area have been quick to share their reactions.</p><p><a href="http://tastestl.com/" target="_blank">Taste of St. Louis</a> and <a href="http://www.bluesweek.com/festival-info/" target="_blank">Bluesweek</a> left many regulars reeling after organizers announced that this year both will be held in Central Park and the Chesterfield amphitheater.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:50:21 +0000 Linda Lockhart 34299 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Metro St. Louisans Weigh In On Relocating Summer Events to Chesterfield National Blues Museum Enters The Final Planning Phase http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/national-blues-museum-enters-final-planning-phase <p>In December 2013, the National Blues Museum project in St. Louis took a giant step forward with the announcement that Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. and Lumiere Place Casino had pledged $6 million in funding for the museum as part of its agreement St. Louis to invest in downtown projects.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 05:39:14 +0000 Terry Perkins 32401 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org National Blues Museum Enters The Final Planning Phase 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