Backed by the infectious groove of the Dap Kings, Jones strutted and danced across the stage exuding a spirit and energy that reminded the crowd exactly why she is, has been, and always will be a legendary songstress of soul. With style, class, and a contagious smile, Ms. Jones treated her fans to a performance for the ages.
Valerie June started the evening with a fine mix of songs and stories throughout her 35 minute set. With a booming voice and a unique style that intermixed elements of blues, country, and folk, Ms. June serenaded the St. Louis crowd and made many new fans in the process.
Photos by Nate Burrell