Washington Ave. in Saint Louis was filled with people and the air was electric for the National Blues Museum’s opening. News crews reported, cameras flashed. The mayor and Saint Louis dignitaries were there. So were blues legends Bobby Rush and Shemekia Copeland! Find everything you need to know about the National Blues Museum and how to plan a musical vacation to Saint Louis.
The phrase “Saint Louis Blues” often evokes images of the hockey team, but it’s blues music roots run almost as deep as a town can get; Saint Louis played a pivotal part in the development of both modern rock and blues.