Grove Fest once again graced Manchester Road in central St. Louis, bringing with it music, merriment, food and fair, all under sunny skies on Saturday.
With the newly expanded and renovated Harold & Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz to flaunt, Jazz St. Louis started its 20th season with one hometown hero saxophonist David Sanborn.
It wasn't until tUnE-yArDs' fourth song that singer Merrill Garbus finally picked up her baritone ukulele and the crowd cheered. "Oh you like this thing?" she smiled coyly before strumming chords over looping, flanged beats.
It was 25 years ago today(ish) that Ringo formed a band to play.