A very busy weekend of music goes head-to-head with Mardi Gras celebrations, Valentine's Day -- and some bracing weather. There's a lot to cover. Here's the first of two parts.
Outside the walls of the Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz, sheets of ice coated the world in a frosty sheen, but inside the mood was warm and inviting.
When Trampled by Turtles last visited St. Louis, playing the main stage at LouFest 2013, I noted that I appreciated the fact that they stood in a row on stage, rather than in a cluster with one member taking the status of frontman.