Band news – Sept. 15

Keeping you up to date on the doings of the bands here at!

Saturday – at 5pm it’s Al Holliday & the East Side Rhythm Band out at the GreenTree Festival in Kirkwood, Sunday at 2:45 p.m. features the Jeremiah Johnson Band.

Holy Trinity Family Fall Festival. Runs Friday and Saturday this weekend. Kingdom Brothers take the stage Saturday immediately after the mariachi band, around 8:30 pm.
10901 St. Henry Rd. St Ann, MO.

Saturday – it’s Monkh Live at Seven, over at Seven in Belleville. Monkh was out on the streets following the Stockley verdict, at City police headquarters. Visit his Facebook for the video

The Jeremiah Johnson Band opens the show for the one and only Bret Michaels in on Friday, September 22nd!
“We hope to see everyone come out and support Songs 4 Soldiers! It’s a great cause we all should be able to get behind!” Bolm-Schuhkraft Memorial City Park, Columbia, I

The Bottoms Up Blues Gang create some great posters, and their latest BUBG poster is off to the printer! Check it out on their Facebook page.

Brother Jefferson band was down at the Big Muddy, and photog Carol Boss captured a great photo, check it out right here!

This Saturday from 5-8PM, Joe Metzka & Terry Grohman are playing as a duo at Magpie’s in St. Charles.

This Saturady 8PM -12AM, it’s KD Allen & The Sliders at Moonshine Blues Bar.

Leslie Sanazaro was out on the streets in protest following the Stockley verdict, and she shares her video here.

Matt ‘The Rattlesnake’ Lesch just performed at the National Blues Museum, where they were honoring Gus Thornton and David Dee.

Big Mike Aguirre was invited to be a part of this – Chuck Berry Gets Hometown Tribute From Huey Lewis, Spoon, Cage the Elephant & Pokey LaFarge at LouFest – and here’s what he had to say – “Thanks Billboard for the shout out. I am thrilled to have been a part of this project. Special thanks to the one, the only, Kevin Bowers for making it all happen, the Berry family, LouFest organizers and Gaslight owners and staff, and the “anonymous musicians” Eric Krasno, Ermine Cannon, Tandra Williams, Dave Grelle, Adam Hucke, Aaron Chandler, Ben Reece, Andy Coco, & Chris Chew who took it to another level.”

Paul Bonn and The Bluesmen just played the legendary Alamo as part of their “50 Years” Tour.

Here’s Vince Martin and Rocky Mantia covering Steely Dan’s “My Old School”.

Skeet Rodgers just updated his profile pic, take a look –

Sharon Hazel Township was a part of Women of STL Music, and here’s what she had to say – “I had a great experience with the very talented Susan E Bennet at Ooh St. Lou Studios. She’s awesome to work with. I look forward to seeing the rest of her photos in her series: Women of STL Music.”

The Green McDonough Band is at the National Blues Museum on Sept. 24th from 7-10PM, as part of ‘Soulful Sundays’.

Paul Niehaus IV and Gene Jackson have been on the road – “Well I’ve got one more show to go up here in Butte, Montana. Would you believe it’s actually snowing here!? It’s been great being up here in the mountains, and the people couldn’t have been friendlier. Thank you Blue Lotus and Covellite International Film Festival!!”

Band news – Sept. 9

It’s hard to keep tabs on all the doings of the bands at, but we’ll try to share the latest news

Please welcome Big Mike Aguirre to the lineup here at STLBluesTALENT!

At 5:30p today, join Ron and Chris for a special evening of acoustic blues at Morgan Street Brewery on Laclede’s Landing. Hear your favorite Kingdom Brothers tunes Unplugged!

Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band is out at Blues, Brews, and BBQ in Fort Collins, CO.

Blue Lotus Soul Revue just did an amazing STAX revue at the Blues City, taking us back to Memphis. A 9pc. band on that tiny stage made for a magical music happening!

“Blues Heart Attack” is #5 on the Billboard Blues Charts and 5 weeks in the top 15! 12 tracks of Original American Rockin Blues tunes on the Connor Ray Music label, from The Jeremiah Johnson Band!

Stuart Williams of KD Allen & The Sliders just celebrated a birthday. One amazing sax/harp/flute player….did I leave anything out?

Leslie Sanazaro and Jeremy Segel-Moss just played Yaquis on Cherokee.

OddsLane is playing the National Blues Museum on Oct. 6, be there!

In light of a lot of real happenings in St. Louis and the world right now, Monkh and the People just did a video shoot for a song called “I Swear”

Did you know The Green McDonough Band’s debut album is on iTunes!? Get your copy today!…/the-green-mcdonough…/id1141041067

Vince Martin was a part of the recent Albert King tribute show at the National Blues Museum. It’s a natural since Vince actually is Albert King alumni, having toured with Albert as a teenager!

The John McVey Band was in the KDHX studio on last month, with Papa Ray!