The 8th annual Grove Fest took over the Grove neighborhood in central St. Louis on Saturday, bringing an eclectic mix of entertainment that drew folks of all stripes.
Old Salt Union hail from Belleville, Ill., a little town just across the river from St. Louis and the home of gone-but-not-forgotten Uncle Tupelo. However, these boys have more in common with Sam Bush and newgrass than Messrs. Tweedy and Farrar.
The members of the young, local band Old Salt Union were kind enough to sit down with me before their show with Acoustics Anonymous on February 14 at the Old Rock House to talk about their friendship, their new CD and their desire to open for the Deftones.
St. Louis turned out in high spirits for Del Yeah! -- an outdoor/indoor bluegrass festival last night at the Old Rock House.