During the single hour containing JEFF the Brotherhood's set, I had three beers poured on my head, one pocket knife placed in my back pocket and four bruises just waiting to show up the next day.
Rock 'n' roll, in its many forms, remains the quintessential melting pot of music. Musicians from all different genres have given color to the various incarnations over the years. At the heart of the genre is still a blend of country and blues that gives rock 'n' roll its very soul.
Fang Island offered St. Louis a night of soaring, guitar riff-based tunes, with an exuberance and power-rock sensibility that made for a night of friendly fun.
The night began with local act 3 Kings taking a trip through the land of funk and blues with a few surprise stops along the journey.
Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers set up for an uptempo version of Ethel Waters's 1925 original that conjured an eclectic mix of hot jazz and swing.