Marquise Knox, a St. Louis blues singer, will perform at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013, on the north front lawn of the Missouri History Museum.
The museum is located at Lindell Boulevard and DeBaliviere Avenue in Forest Park.
The Melissa Neels Band will perform at 6 p.m. Monday, June 18, 2012 at South St. Louis Square Park in the 7700 block of South Broadway, South Broadway and Courtois Street, St. Louis.
The band’s website says it plays blues, rock and high-energy blues.
The Ralph Butler Band, which features a variety of musical styles, will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 , 2011, at the Lafayette Park gazebo.
The park is at Park and Missouri avenues in St. Louis.
The 11-day second annual St. Louis Bluesweek Festival continues this week in St. Louis.
On tap: workshops events with local experts who will share their knowledge, perspective and playing techniques with attendees, a “Blues Cruise” through the streets of Soulard
and the Second Annual Blues Awards.
- Harp Workshop, 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 at Off Broadway at Lemp and Broadway. Fee: $8. Adam Andrews of the Bottoms Up Blues Gang hosts the workshop that will also feature Sandy Weltman, Eric McSpadden, and Rockin Jake . They will teach their own unique style of playing the harmonica. An Allstar Jam Session follows the workshop. Participants should bring their own harps to get the most out of the night.
- Guitar Workshop, 7-9 p.m., Friday, Sept. 2 at BB’s Jazz, Blues, and Soups. Fee: $10. Rich McDonough, Tom Hall, Tom Maloney, and Mike Newman will give lessons in slide, blues rock, and Americana blues.
The “Blues Cruise” is set to “sail” through the streets of Soulard making its way between 10 legendary venues where visitors can catch performances by some of the best Blues bands in the country. Purchase a wristband ($10 each per night) at any participating club and for access to the shuttles and all the shows for one low price. The “cruise” is from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
The second annual Saint Louis Bluesweek Awards will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4 at Blueberry Hill in the Delmar Loop. The event is free to attend. Honoree: Chuck Berry who will receive the St. Louis Blues Society Life Time Achievement Award. Other St. Louis Blues legends will receive awards in various categories.
The Jim Stevens Group will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at the Lafayette Park gazebo. The park is at Park and Missouri avenues in St. Louis.
The group features saxophonist Jim Stevens and musicians that back him up. The group plays soul, blues and rock.
The Ralph Butler Band plays on Sept. 10 at the gazebo.
Maple Jam Band
The Maple Jam Band will play at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at Kirkwood Park. The concert will be at the Lions’ Amphitheater in the park.
The park is at Geyer Road and West Adams Avenue.
The band features acoustic rock, blues and classic rock with some country and bluegrass.
The Blues Racket band will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 26, 2011, at the Plaza at 501. It is at 501 Florissant Road at Suburban Avenue, Ferguson.
Blues Racket plays traditional and modern blues.
The city says people should bring a lawn chair or sit at one a picnic tables. The event includes a food booth. The city allows coolers, but no glass.
Other concerts in the series include performances by Jeanne Trevor on Sept. 9 and Pat Liston of Mama’s Pride on Oct. 14.
The Pennsylvania Slim Duo will perform at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, at the Westport Plaza Village off of Westport Plaza Drive in Maryland Heights.
Westport Plaza is north of Page Avenue and east of Interstate 270.
The band plays blues, r&b, soul, jump swing and rock-n-roll from the ’40’s, ’50’s and ’60’s.