Boogie Foot (St. Louis, MO)
Nov
18
7:00 PM19:00

Boogie Foot (St. Louis, MO)

 

R&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. No one will leave the joint hungry, but they will all be asking for more!

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Bottoms Up Blues Gang with Leslie Sanazaro (St. Louis, MO)
Nov
22
7:00 PM19:00

Bottoms Up Blues Gang with Leslie Sanazaro (St. Louis, MO)

Join us for a Thanksgiving Eve Jam Session with BUBG, Leslie Sanazaro and other special guests.  Always a good time!

  • 7 - 8pm Leslie Sanazaro & Jeremy Segal-Moss                                                                  
  • 8 - 11pm Bottoms Up Blues Gang and special guests

http://www.bottomsupblues.com

"If you haven't heard of The Bottoms Up Blues Gang, you're either dead or in jail." --RFT

               

 

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Cary Colman Jazz Trio (St. Louis, MO)
Nov
29
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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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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Boogiefoot (St. Louis, MO)
Dec
22
7:00 PM19:00

Boogiefoot (St. Louis, MO)

R&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. No one will leave the joint hungry, but they will all be asking for more!

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Joe Bozzi Band
Dec
23
7:00 PM19:00

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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Evan Bartels (Omaha, NE)
Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

Evan Bartels (Omaha, NE)

Americana/Rock 'n' Roll

https://www.evanbartels.com

"Evan Bartels is a lot of things, but above all else he is a story teller. He has dedicated his life to living in a way that encompasses all facets of the human experience and capturing those feelings and emotions in his songwriting. The words that you can't find when you wish only to know someone has felt what you are feeling... that's what is put into his songs and they grab you and resonate in your bones."

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Oddjob Ensemble (Santa Rosa, California)
Nov
4
8:15 PM20:15

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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Brunch with Jim Manley and Friends
Oct
28
11:30 AM11:30

Brunch with Jim Manley and Friends

figures he had spent around7,500 plus nights playing his trumpet around town in his hometown of St. Louis since the 70's

 “I think I’ve played almost every place in town under one circumstance or another”

His recordings have gathered critical acclaim as well and have traveled all over the world.

Jim’s forays into the stratosphere are musically exciting and unbelievable to his peers.

 “Jim can make his trumpet soar, pop, sizzle and purr –he can do it all!”

ROSS GENTILE –WSIE 88.7

http://www.jimmanleymusic.com

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Luke Davids (London, England)
Oct
23
7:30 PM19:30

Luke Davids (London, England)

Luke Davids is a London-born singer-songwriter with piano-based songs and inventive arrangements that evoke the refined hooks of The Beatles, Elvis Costello and Ben Folds Five. His music is described as “sharp, accessibly sophisticated, and refreshingly sincere.”  Davids produced both of his albums along with long-time friend, Brooks Paschal. The two played all of the album’s instruments, a staggering feat considering the layers of refined, detailed, and varied instrumental parts.

http://www.lukedavids.com/about-luke-davids

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Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers (New York City)
Oct
22
6:30 PM18:30

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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Wack-A-Doo Vintage Swing & Speakeasy Brunch
Oct
22
11:00 AM11:00

Wack-A-Doo Vintage Swing & Speakeasy Brunch

All your brunch favorites!  Great music, Bloodies, Mimosas and Beignets!

Hot Jazz/Rhythm & Blues from the 1920s-50s

Featuring amazing pancake art by world-renowned pancake artist DANCAKES!

Wack-A-Doo is a St. Louis based band performing “American Musette”; a high-powered mix of toe-tapping Vintage Swing, Folksy Americana and Speakeasy Syncopation. Their upbeat style is reminiscent of nostalgic eras; the Cafes of 1920's Europe, Prohibition, Juice Joints and the back-porch swing.

http://www.wackadooswing.com

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Joe Bozzi Band
Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00

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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Derek W. Curtis (Nashville, TN)
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

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. 

http://www.derekwcurtis.com

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