Neo-soul heroes JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound return to St. Louis to battle the winter blues.
A veteran of the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, Little Miss Ann knows a lot about songwriting, performing and getting the kids to clap, jump and stomp along.
When you bring together musicians with diverse backgrounds and a common goal, the result is often difficult to classify. Chicago-based band Bumpus made that point with a trip to St. Louis to share its fusion of pop, soul and funk with KDHX.
If you're a fan of Chicago’s Local H you might be a little surprised when you hear the latest side project from guitarist/songwriter Scott Lucas and his band the Married Men. Even if Local H isn't your pint of lager you'll be pulled in by the natural sound of their debut album George Lassos the Moon.
Like other Chicago-based soul groups before them, the Right Now (formerly the band Eli Jones) takes the genre to new heights by adhering to time-tested conventions and dabbling in experimentation.