rock music http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Jungle Fire Is Catching On http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/jungle-fire-catching <p>The Jungle Fire is a seven-piece soul group that has been playing the local scene since early 2011. The sound comes from the musical backgrounds of its members: jazz, classical, punk, alt-country and hip-hop.</p><p>Those players start with songwriter and guitarist Dan Johanning, who brought the band together. The rest of the group consists of drummer Matt Berra, bassist Justin Haltmar, organist and vocalist Adam Barr, tenor saxophonist John Wright, flutist Kristen Luther and lead vocalist James Fields.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 04:25:05 +0000 Jason Stuhlman 33193 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Jungle Fire Is Catching On St. Louis Bands Join Forces In 'A Rockin' Winter Party' To Benefit Covenant House http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-bands-join-forces-rockin-winter-party-benefit-covenant-house <p>Members of local bands Vote for Pedro, My Two Planets and Soul Kiss will be sharing the stage at The Pageant this Sunday to perform a holiday benefit concert.</p><p>The concert is a fundraiser for <a href="http://www.covenanthousemo.org/index.php" target="_blank">Covenant House Missouri</a>, a St. Louis nonprofit that provides housing and support for children and young adults between the ages of 16 and 21.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 23:11:02 +0000 Camille Phillips 32241 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Bands Join Forces In 'A Rockin' Winter Party' To Benefit Covenant House