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Songbird Cafe Features Local Songwriters In Intimate Listening Environment

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Brad Blackburn

Songbird Café is a local St. Louis production which features songwriters playing and sharing stories about their own music and an audience intent on listening in an intimate environment.

Steve St. Cyr, a recently retired accountant, is the organizer and producer of Songbird Café, which for the past year, takes place at the Focal Point in Maplewood on an almost monthly basis.

St. Cyr got the inspiration for his project from the Bluebird Café in Nashville, Tennessee – a listening room which has launched the career of several well-known music artists.

Host Steve Potter talked with Steve St. Cyr and guitarist/vocalist Kip Loui.  Loui is a local musician who has performed in many area bands and currently with the classic country trio Lookout Joe and The High Dives.

Kip Loui (as pictured) was part of the inaugural Songbird Café performance and again this past October.

Related Event

Thursday, December 13, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
St. Louis Public Radio / UMSL at Grand Center Community Room, 3651 Olive St., St. Louis, MO 63108

More information at: http://www.songbird-stl.com/

Alex is the executive producer of "St. Louis on the Air" at St. Louis Public Radio.
Mary Edwards came to St. Louis Public Radio in 1974, just after finishing her Bachelor of Music degree at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She has served the station in a number of capacities over the years. From 1988-2014 she also taught an undergraduate class in radio production at Webster University. Mary was inducted into the St. Louis Media History Foundation Media Hall of Fame in April, 2017 and received the Gateway Media Literacy Partners' Charles Klotzer Media Literacy Award in 2012. Mary retired from St. Louis Public Radio in 2018, but still serves the station as a St. Louis Symphony Producer.

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