Evangeline's @ LOUFEST 2017 - NOSH PIT
Sep
9
to Sep 10

Evangeline's @ LOUFEST 2017 - NOSH PIT

Stop by and grab some food to listen to music by at the Evangeline's Nosh Pit Booth. We'll be serving food from open to close everyday of LouFest 2017 in Forest Park.

Smoked Pulled Pork Street Fries with Jalapeño Remoulade and Cheddar.

Tabasco Butter Crispy Chicken Wraps with the fixins.

Deep Fried Bread Pudding Bites with Caramel Whiskey Sauce.

Hope to see you at the party! 

 

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Kristen Ford (Nashville, TN)
Sep
13
7:00pm 7:00pm

Kristen Ford (Nashville, TN)

 

Kristen Ford is a one woman looping band. For fans of Modest Mouse, Tegan and Sara and Shakey Graves. Each Kristen Ford show is a different experience, as this singer-songwriter plays drums, guitar, and layers harmonies and melodic parts on top of each other in real time, using effects pedals. One part woman, one part machine, this looping artist loves live performance. She carries this frenetic energy into the studio, which is showcased on "Rend & Render''.  An apocalyptic concept album which is a snapshot inspired by America, 2016.

http://www.kristenfordmusic.com

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Kyla Mainous (Fairfield, OH)
Sep
20
7:00pm 7:00pm

Kyla Mainous (Fairfield, OH)

Kyla Mainous is a singer/songwriter from the Cincinnati area. Kyla has been performing since the age of five. She started writing songs around age 11, and taught herself guitar at 12. Three years later she was performing in bars, largely thanks to her parent's support. Now 25, Kyla has played as a solo acoustic artist in innumerable concert venues, coffee shops, bars, and other events. She has also put out a full band EP and a full length CD (Mighty War, available on iTunes) and is planning a new acoustic EP. She is also signed to Joey Welz's (non-exclusive) label, Canadian American Records.

https://www.reverbnation.com/kylamainous

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Kyle Nachtigal (Nashville, TN)
Sep
28
7:00pm 7:00pm

Kyle Nachtigal (Nashville, TN)

Inspired by the great songsmiths of the past century, Kyle Nachtigal has thrown his favorites into a hot pan with some olive oil and a bit of his secret spice to serve up something uniquely his own.  Trained at Belmont University in Nashville, Kyle can jump effortlessly between folk, rock, hip hop and jazz while his lyrics play on comedy, fear, and love for a truly dynamic performance. 

http://kylenachtigal.com

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Derek W. Curtis (Nashville, TN)
Oct
19
8:00pm 8:00pm

Derek W. Curtis (Nashville, TN)

Derek W. Curtis is a Folk/Americana Songwriter who uses traditional songwriting and his modern consciousness to create thoughtful and timeless songs. Derek grew up in Massachusetts where he discovered music from before his time with influences like Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and others. Now based out of Nashville, TN, Curtis has gathered eras of folk, blues, bluegrass, and country music into his repertoire to mold his own modern twist on songwriting, capturing the simple complexities of his thoughts and stories. 

Derek has been making a name for himself in Nashville, playing multiple shows at the legendary Blue Bird Café, Acme Feed and Seed, The Basement, and many more. He also just finished his first national summer tour with show in Los Angeles, Boston, Mississippi, and Tennessee. He is in the works on his first full-length album due for June of 2017, and hopes to hit the road on his second national summer tour. 

http://www.derekwcurtis.com

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Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers (New York City)
Oct
22
6:30pm 6:30pm

Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers (New York City)

Sweet Megg and her wayfaring musicians will transport you, not to the past but to a new world of their own making.  The band is lead by the charmingly enigmatic Sweet Megg, who imbues each song with her own concoction of melancholy and euphoria that will delight you, surprise you, and break your heart all at once.  The band seamlessly incorporates elements of New Orleans Swing, Harlem swing, Parisian cabaret, and gut bucket blues into one charming musical performance.  Saxophonist Ryan Weisheit reimagines a world where Sidney Bechet, Lester Young, and Charlie Parker blow side by side.  Together Sweet Megg, Ryan, and all the Wayfarers create a world where jazz is alive and well and living in New York.  

http://www.sweetmeggswayfarers.com

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Joe Bozzi Band
Oct
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

Joe Bozzi Band

Joe Bozzi is best known for wowing crowds at the St. Louis Playboy Club at Vandeventer and Lindell Boulevard.  During the club's heyday in the 1960s, Bozzi backed up musical icons like trumpet player Dizzy Gillespie and saxophonist Cannonball Adderly.  Popular entertainers such as Johnny Carson and Bill Cosby appeared regularly during his tenure at the Playboy Club.

Now a St. Louis legend and considered the "Godfather of St. Louis Music", Joe's music is a blend of traditional and modern jazz.  However, if the occasion calls for pop, rock or top 40 music, Joe and the band provide the best in these genres as well, with Joe on the trumpet as well as his beloved vibes.

http://www.joebozziband.com

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Kevin Ray Brost (Cape Girardeau, MO)
Oct
23
8:15pm 8:15pm

Kevin Ray Brost (Cape Girardeau, MO)

Kevin Ray Brost is a Roots Music singer and songwriter blending elements of blues, country, folk, rock, and gospel into a new, signature sound. Growing up in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on the Mississippi River, Brost was exposed to a melting pot of musical influences. Since the age of thirteen, he has incorporated vocals and guitar to create original material. Now he’s bringing his soulful, bluesy sound to Nashville, building on the city’s tradition of legendary music by crossing classic vibes with a modern, innovative edge.

https://www.facebook.com/kevinraybrost/

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Oddjob Ensemble (Santa Rosa, California)
Nov
4
8:15pm 8:15pm

Oddjob Ensemble (Santa Rosa, California)

Oddjob Ensemble is Kalei Yamanoha's strange and wonderful brainchild, a consortium of multi-instrumentalists and specialists, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

With powerful ancient melodies and sounds that twist the ear into a delicious musical pretzel, they touch upon many different cultural influences and find unusual but fascinating combinations of traditional styles, jazz, and progressive music. Largely instrumental, an evening with the Oddjob Ensemble is a showcase of stunning musicianship, exotic tonalities and of course shenanigans. 

http://www.oddjobensemble.com

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Evangeline's "NEW ORLEANS & CAJUN COUNTRY" TOUR - 8 Days / 7 Nights
Dec
2
to Dec 9

Evangeline's "NEW ORLEANS & CAJUN COUNTRY" TOUR - 8 Days / 7 Nights

NEW ORLEANS & CAJUN COUNTRY TOUR
SATURDAY DECEMBER 2 to SATURDAY DECEMBER 9
8 Days / 7 Nights


December 2nd - Depart St. Louis @ 2:25PM - nonstop to New Orleans
Transfer from Airport to Hotel
Check into Bourbon Orleans Hotel (8th Most Haunted in the World)

December 2nd - 5th See New Orleans favorite sites and activities - on your own or with tour
director.

-Bourbon Street - Saturday Night

-Jazz Brunch @ Court of Two Sisters

-Cafe du Monde - coffee and beignets

-French Market

-St. Louis Cathedral

-National World War II Museum

-Central Grocery - home o the original Muffuletta Sandwich

-Preservation Hall - classic Dixieland music

-Mardi Gras World Museum

-The Marigny / Frenchman Street / Bywater -
wide array of entertainment venues

-other sites and activities too numerous to mention.

December 5th - 6:00pm to 9:00pm Hosted Farewell Banquet
Muriel’s on Jackson Square - Open Bar on the Balcony, and in the
Seance room, and private dinner in Veranda Room.

December 6th - 9:00am - Check out of Hotel and Board tour bus for trip to
Lafayette, LA for Cajun portion of the tour.

December 6th - Travel across South Louisiana with stop in Morgan City for lunch at
JoJo’s and visit to the Tabasco operation at Avery Island. Arrive and check into the Drury Inn and Suites in Lafayette. Breakfast in the mornings included along with drinks and snacks in the afternoon.

Dinner at Randol’s in Lafayette (a classic Cajun restaurant, bar and dance hall).

December 7th - After breakfast board bus to Acadian Village (a classic look at the way of life of early Cajun Settlers). Then on to St. Martinsville to tour the Mother Church of the Cajuns, see the story of Cajun move to LA, and to learn of Evangeline, her woeful story, as we sit under the Evangeline’s Oak. The famous statue of Evangeline is on this site. Lunch in St. Martinsville then return to the hotel. After drinks at the hotel move to Post Breaux (formerly Mulates) one of the original Cajun restaurants, bars, and dance halls for another Cajun meal, drinks, and dancing.

December 8 - After Breakfast board bus to McGee’s Landing for a swamp tour in the great Atchafalaya waterway where we see wildlife and learn the history of this area. Lunch at McGee’s following the tour. Return to the hotel for drinks and transfer to Prejeans’s restaurant for gourmet Cajun meal featuring Paul Prudhomme recipes.

December 9 - After Breakfast and hotel check out board bus for transport to New Orleans airport for Nonstop flight arriving in STL at 3:20pm.

INCLUSIONS: Air, Hotels, ground transportation, and some meals and drinks.

PRICING: $1650 double occupancy & $2350 single occupancy

DEADLINES: Reservation and Deposit ($250 pp) by 9/15, Final payment by 10/1.

CONTACT: Fred Hale @ Best Travel Vacations for booking
314 - 361 - 7502 Phone
314 - 361 - 5108 Fax
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