Cary Colman Jazz Trio (St. Louis, MO)
Jul
17
7:00 PM19:00

Cary Colman Jazz Trio (St. Louis, MO)

As a versatile jazz vocalist and saxophonist, Cary has a voice with an impressive range and warm quality suited to sultry French ballads, bossa novas, her own originals and jazz standards. Add the exciting visceral energy of her sax improvisation and you'll find yourself drawn into the genuine emotion of heartfelt performance.

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Boogiefoot (St. Louis, MO)
Jul
28
7:00 PM19:00

Boogiefoot (St. Louis, MO)

R 'n B, New Orleans, Jazz, Funk, Blues, Rock

http://www.boogiefoot.net

Nightly stews feature the following ingredients: some native New Orleans kick (Dr. John, The Meters, Trombone Shorty, etc.), our own Classic Rock blend (Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, etc.), some funk-fried R&B (Bill Withers, Billy Preston, Stevie Wonder, etc.), a dab of Jazz (Cannonball Adderly, Freddie Hubbard, etc.) and some special secret spices we throw in to bring it all to a scrumptious Boiling Boogie.

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Barak Hill  (Springfield, MO)
Aug
18
7:00 PM19:00

Barak Hill (Springfield, MO)

Indie/Rock/Folk Rock

http://www.barakhill.com

Barak Hill is an Americana singer/songwriter and pro­ducer raised in Kansas and Oklahoma, and now based out of Spring­field, Missouri.

In a review of Barak's album This Life I Love, Chris DeRosier of TAG Magazine had this to say: “Where Hill excels, and so few of his contemporaries do, is in making silence and pause into storytelling devices unto themselves...Hill’s lyrical approach is economical and plain-spoken, the words of everyman. But they’re delivered with the careful pacing and assuredness of a man who knows the impact he wants and how to get it. It’s this sense of when not to sing or even play that lends the songs a gravitas they could lose in the hands of someone else.”

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Megan Flechaus (Austin, Texas)
Aug
25
8:15 PM20:15

Megan Flechaus (Austin, Texas)

Megan is a jazz, blues, and folk-influenced singer-songwriter. She began writing and playing music when she was 15 years old. She expresses thought provoking lyric through soulful tone and eccentric chord voicings. Her song, Moon Mansion, off an early EP appeared in the Indie Film, King’s Faith, filmed in her home city of Rochester, NY. She released her first full-length album, New, in October 2014.

http://meganflechaus.com

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Leslie Sanazaro Trio (St. Louis, MO)
Jul
4
6:00 PM18:00

Leslie Sanazaro Trio (St. Louis, MO)

Singer, songwriter, and pianist Leslie Sanazaro released her first EP Stars in the Attic in 2006 and embarked on a 20-city tour through the US and Canada, performing and raising awareness for pressing local environmental issues. Her second release On Your Roof (2008) was recorded in Nashville by producer David Browning. That year yielded a nomination by the St. Louis Riverfront Times for Best Singer-Songwriter and over 70 shows in Seoul, South Korea.

http://www.lesliesanazaro.com/

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Blues City Swing (St. Louis, MO)
Jun
30
7:00 PM19:00

Blues City Swing (St. Louis, MO)

Blues, Blues Swing, R&B, Classic Rock

Blues City Swing is an exciting St. Louis-based band with musical roots originating in Chicago, New York, Oklahoma and from here in St. Louis. Their eclectic sound reflects their many influences: gritty Chicago blues, New York jazz, New Orleans R&B and a touch of Johnny Cash. The band, previously known as "The Spies" now has horns, and features the classic Blues/R&B voice of Chicago recording artist Mick McGowen. Winner of the Webster Grove's Music Festival "Best New Group" award, their excellent musicianship is the basis for some very listenable and danceable music. (www.facebook.com/bluescityswing/)"

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Ed Masuga (Berkeley, California)
Jun
25
7:00 PM19:00

Ed Masuga (Berkeley, California)

Ed Masuga is an American singer, musician, and songwriter from Big Bear Lake, California, currently based in Berkeley, California.

Ed Masuga's music is characterized by acoustic guitar fingerpicking and a strong yet mellifluous vocal style. Although best known for his intricate guitar work, Masuga also accompanies himself on pianobanjoukulelemandolin, and harmonica. He has released four independent albums; a self-titled debut album "Ed Masuga", "Lonely Dog", "Let Me Tune My Heartstrings", and "Old Moon."

http://edmasuga.com

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Miss Jubilee & the Humdingers HOT SWING JAZZ BRUNCH
Jun
24
11:30 AM11:30

Miss Jubilee & the Humdingers HOT SWING JAZZ BRUNCH

Brunch Served:  11am - 3pm

Hot Jazz, Hokum & Low-Down Blues! • Spanning the 1920's & 30's and guaranteed to make you wanna' Dance, Shimmy, Shake or at the very least tap your feet! Fronted by the powerhouse vocals of Valerie Kirchhoff, and fueled by a hard-driving rhythm section and gutbucket horns, Miss Jubilee draws its bluesy sound from the rich traditions of St. Louis and Chicago's South Side. Presented with authenticity and an infectious energy, Miss Jubilee is a favorite for fans of all ages!

http://www.miss-jubilee.com

 

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Boogiefoot  (St. Louis, MO)
Jun
23
7:00 PM19:00

Boogiefoot (St. Louis, MO)

R 'n B, New Orleans, Jazz, Funk, Blues, Rock, you name it

http://www.boogiefoot.net

Nightly stews feature the following ingredients: some native New Orleans kick (Dr. John, The Meters, Trombone Shorty, etc.), our own Classic Rock blend (Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, etc.), some funk-fried R&B (Bill Withers, Billy Preston, Stevie Wonder, etc.), a dab of Jazz (Cannonball Adderly, Freddie Hubbard, etc.) and some special secret spices we throw in to bring it all to a scrumptious Boiling Boogie. No one will leave the joint hungry, but they will all be asking for more!

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Bottoms Up Blues Gang
Jun
22
7:00 PM19:00

Bottoms Up Blues Gang

The Bottoms Up Blues Gang features vocalist Kari Liston and guitarist Jeremy Segel-Moss with a gang of outstanding St. Louis musicians.  For almost 15 years, The BUBG has toured the country performing a wide range of originals and covers in the styles of acoustic blues, soul, and jazz.  Born and raised in St. Louis, The BUBG was heavily influenced by many of the St. Louis musical legends and continue to try and carry on that tradition.  The live shows are upbeat, fun and full of the idea that we are all here to have a good time.

https://www.bottomsupblues.com

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Worldwide "MAKE MUSIC DAY"
Jun
21
11:00 AM11:00

Worldwide "MAKE MUSIC DAY"

Last year, over 800 cities around the world threw citywide music celebrations on June 21.

> Evangeline's is now booking independent bands, solo artists, duos and trios of all genres for Make Music Day,  email: evangelinesbooking@gmail.com  for a possible time slot. <. Support independent music always. <

It all started 35 years ago in France.

In 1982, France’s Ministry of Culture dreamed up an idea for a new kind of musical holiday. They imagined a day where free, live music would be everywhere: street corners and parks, rooftops and gardens, store fronts and mountaintops.

And, unlike a typical music festival, anyone and everyone would be invited to join and play music, or host performances. The event would take place on the summer solstice, June 21, and would be called Fête De La Musique. (In French, the name means both “festival of music” and “make music!”)

Amazingly enough, this dream has come true. The Fête has turned into a true national holiday: France shuts down on the summer solstice and musicians take over. Almost 8% of the country (5 million people) have played an instrument or sung in public for the Fête de la Musique.

Three decades later, the holiday has spread throughout the world and is now celebrated in more than 120 countries. In the U.S., the presenting sponsor is the NAMM Foundation.

http://www.makemusicday.org

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Hot Swing Brunch with Miss Jubilee & The Humdingers
Jun
10
11:30 AM11:30

Hot Swing Brunch with Miss Jubilee & The Humdingers

Brunch Served:  11am - 3pm

1920's & 30's Hot Jazz, Hokum & Low-Down Blues!

"This is rare and delicious, and even when they perform songs that are by today’s standards “ancient,” they seem full of emotion and fun."

"a kind of hot elegant rawness, a wild oxymoron that will make sense with the first listening."

"..the overall effect is somewhere between Clarence Williams and the Lil Hardin Armstrong small groups, with a dash of the Washboard Rhythm Kings, and completely refreshing.."

-Michael Steinman of Jazz Lives

http://www.miss-jubilee.com

 

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Freak Mythology  (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Jun
8
10:30 PM22:30

Freak Mythology (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Indie/Alternative Rock

http://www.freakmythology.com

Influenced by a wide array of genres, Freak Mythology mixes the weird pop grooves of the Talking Heads with the jazz-fusion style of Herbie Hancock and the professional jam band approach of the Grateful Dead. This creates a rock ’n' roll sound that has been described as "so wonderfully familiar and timeless yet absolutely fresh, and not in any way a lame attempt to simply replicate the sounds from years gone by” by music blogger Donald Strachen.

 

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Cowboy Randy Erwin
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

Cowboy Randy Erwin

A yodeling, trick roping cowboy variety show

http://cowboyrandy.com

"What's intriguing about Erwin is his ability to fluidly slide his country croon through a plethora of local and non-local musical hybrids." --Cathy Ragland - Option Magazine

"His tone is pure and clear and his voice is unpretentious but endearing, whether singing or yodeling." --Bob Clayptool - Houston Post

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Emma Dilemma  (Nashville, TN)  with  Morgan Orion (New Orleans, LA)
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Emma Dilemma (Nashville, TN) with Morgan Orion (New Orleans, LA)

Emma Dilemma: 

Folk/indie country klezmer

 

http://www.emmadilemmasongs.com

Emma Dilemma is a beautiful contradiction of darkly cheerful electrified folk music. Country and Appalachian roots meets the reality of the modern world as simple three chord pop melodies are fleshed out into lush innovative arrangements. Her voice carries shades of country combined with the lyrical poetic honesty of Leonard Cohen to create songs that are as much old time spirituals as they are immediately relevant. In her words and melodies, the world of the intimately personal meets the hard edge of reality.

Morgan Orion:

Folk, Rock and Roll, Country, Antifolk, Doo-wop

http://www.morganorion.com

"He's in the Jonathan Richman school of delivery, and has a great way not only with words but also with phrasing." -Robert Gordon, Grammy Award-winning writer and filmmaker

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Miss Jubilee & the Humdingers Hot Swing Brunch
Jun
3
11:30 AM11:30

Miss Jubilee & the Humdingers Hot Swing Brunch

Brunch Served:  11am - 3pm

Hot Jazz, Hokum & Low-Down Blues! • Spanning the 1920's & 30's and guaranteed to make you wanna' Dance, Shimmy, Shake or at the very least tap your feet! Fronted by the powerhouse vocals of Valerie Kirchhoff, and fueled by a hard-driving rhythm section and gutbucket horns, Miss Jubilee draws its bluesy sound from the rich traditions of St. Louis and Chicago's South Side. Presented with authenticity and an infectious energy, Miss Jubilee is a favorite for fans of all ages!

http://www.miss-jubilee.com

 

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Doug Collins  (Minneapolis, MN)
Jun
1
7:00 PM19:00

Doug Collins (Minneapolis, MN)

Roots/pop

http://www.dougcollinsmusic.com

"....one of the most brilliant songwriters to emerge from the Twin Cities in nearly two decades"  - southernminn.com

Doug Collins's hooky mix of Beatle-esque pop and classic country are highlighted in his energetic shows (both solo and with his crack band, the Receptionists), soulful singing, and honest, emotional songs. His last EP, Davenport Iowa, includes the title track, which was voted finalist for “Best Song of the Year” in 2013 by the Minneapolis Star Tribune, along with the song Lesbian Wedding, which was voted the same honor in 2014. His most recent release, Complicated Compliments, came out in February 2016, and was also recently voted one of the "Best of the Year" by the Minneapolis Star Tribune .

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