Bluesweek Festival in Saint Louis Announces Schedule

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STL BluesweekBluesweek is Saint Louis’ premier Blues celebration, drawing from the most influential players and historians in the Blues community.  Held on Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, in beautiful downtown St. Louis, this year’s Bluesweek Festival benefits the National Blues Museum, as it showcases talent from along the Blues Highway, Clarksdale to Chicago and beyond. The event is free and open to all ages. Extended details are online at www.STLBluesweek.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 25

14th & CHESTNUT STAGE
5:30-7:00pm      The St. Louis Guitar Slingers
Steve Pecaro, Jimmy Lee Kennett and Michael Thomas
7:30-9:00pm      Marquise Knox (Please note the original performer was the recently deceased Michael Burks, may he rest in peace)
9:30-11:00pm    Shemekia Copeland

SATURDAY, MAY 26

14th & CHESTNUT STAGE
12:00-1:00pm    Annie Raines & Paul Richell
1:30-2:45pm      Good for the Soul
3:15-4:45pm      Roland Johnson and the Voodoo Blues Band
5:15-6:45pm      St. Louis Social Club
7:30-9:00pm      Marsha Evans and the Coalition
9:30-11:00pm    Bobby Rush

13th & PINE STAGE
11:30-1:00pm    Matt Hill & Deep Fried Blues featuring
Miss Jubilee, Nikki Hill
and Honey Lee Brown
1:30-3:00pm      Rum Drum Ramblers
3:30-5:00pm      Bilbo & Anthony ‘Big A’ Sherrod
5:30-7:00pm      Jeremiah Johnson Band, with The Sliders
7:30-9:00pm      Cedric Burnside

SUNDAY, MAY 27

14th & CHESTNUT STAGE
11:30-1:00pm    Bottoms Up Blues Gang
1:30-3:00pm      Rough Grooves
3:30-5:00pm      Bel Airs w/Tad Robinson
5:30-7:00pm      Kelley Hunt
7:30-9:00pm      Super Chikan
9:30-11:00pm    Boo Boo Davis, Chainsaw DuPont and Arthur Williams

13th & PINE STAGE
12:00-1:30pm    Ground Floor Band
2:00-3:15pm      Skeet Rodgers
3:45-5:00pm      Billy Peek
5:30-7:00pm      Soulard Blues Band
7:30-9:00pm      Big George Brock

For more info, contact David Beardsley | 314.378.0659 | stlouisblues@swbell.net

Dave Beardsley, founder – STLBlues.net