The Dizzy Gillespie Afro Cuban Experience is not just any cover band; in fact they are not a cover band. One would think how could this band carry this name if Dizzy is not there? Well, for starters, John Lee, the bassist in the band, was also a bassist in Dizzy's band for a decade.
Grand Center bustled with activity Friday night. Within a two-block radius, Wynton Marsalis christened the newly remodeled Jazz at the Bistro, Ringo Starr and his All-Starr Band brought back memories at the Fabulous Fox, and nestled just around the corner, tucked away on Washington Avenue, Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives held court at the Sheldon Concert Hall. As Marsalis is to jazz, Stuart is to classic country music: the music of myth and legends, too numerous to be listed.
Faith Prince launched the 2014 season of the St. Louis Cabaret Project weekend with great presence and charm at The Sheldon on July 30.
KDHX and The Sheldon present the third annual festival featuring Sarah Jarosz, the 23 String Band, Riley Baugus, Foghorn String Band and more.
There may be something you don't know about Dave Rawlings: he's not human, he's a machine. That may speak to the source of his group's name, Dave Rawlings Machine, but it's more like a collection of friends who happen to be within arms' reach.