The First Annual KDHX Fest was held on Sunday at Grand Center. A variety of local bands performed in Strauss Park and at The Stage at KDHX, while deejays spun vinyl records in the Magnolia Cafe.
Hard Working Americans may just be the best side project "supergroup" touring today. In between playing and recording with their regular bands, alt-country crooner/songwriter Todd Snider, standout guitarist Neal Casal of Chris Robinson Brotherhood, bassist Dave Schools and drummer Duane Trucks of Widespread Panic, keyboardist Chad Staehly of Great American Taxi, and guitarist Jesse Aycock somehow have found time to rock small venues across the country, and just released their first album of mostly-original tunes, Rest in Chaos.
TrapezeSTL, now in its third season, is part of Circus Harmony, the non-profit organization that uses circus arts to motivate social change.