“We greatly appreciate all of the support that has been provided by the City of St. Louis and the State of Missouri, our donors and the general public. We couldn’t be more pleased to share it with the world.”
Co-organizer Nan Hughes says there is something for everyone. “It’s half blues festival, half small-town fair and all about the Delta.”
Although his uncle introduced him to artists such as Otis Rush and Magic Sam, his first major influence was Chuck Berry and he developed an act much like his idol, going by the name of “Guitar Eddy”.