I've been pretty busy -- not a lot of time to spend getting a busy Labor Day weekend edition out -- here's one day of it.
Led by keyboardist Dan Hastie and guitarist Sergio Rios, Orgone represents everything good with music -- from wildly funky lyrics, to tightly coiled musicianship, to authentic grooves and equal spotlight for each member, including powerhouse vocalist Adryon de León, the group carried us to another planet with their brand of soul, funk and afro-disco.
Jack Bland was born in Sedalia but by the Roaring ’20s he was working in St. Louis, where he co-founded the Mound City Blue Blowers with Red McKenzie in 1924.
Saxophone player Bob Gordon was born in St. Louis in 1928.
If you could have scored a ticket for the Grateful Dead’s "Fare Thee Well" shows at Chicago's Soldier Field last month, the price tag reached $15,000.
Hypnotic, lush and exhilirating, the latest from Brothers Lazaroff builds upon the veteran St. Louis band's soul and psych-influenced sound with horns, strings and synths. It's the kind of song that just might stay on your mind "Day and Night."