Thursday, July 01, 2010

O'Fallon Park concert series
to begin Wednesday, July 7

The City of St. Louis and 21st Ward Alderman Antonio French have announced the schedule for a free series of summer concerts featuring local performers that will begin Wednesday, July 7 at O'Fallon Park

Booked with an assist from the Sheldon Concert Hall, it's billed as a jazz series, but that's something of a misnomer, as the lineup actually includes more blues, soul and R&B performers than jazz acts. But category error notwithstanding, it's a talented group of performers that should make for entertaining listening, and of course, it's free, so further carping seems pointless. Here's the schedule:

July 7: Mardra and Reggie Thomas Quartet
July 14: Kim Massie
July 21: Jonathan Whiting Trio
July 28: Rich McDonough and Rough Grooves
August 4: Coco Soul
August 11: Bosman Twins
August 18: Denise Thimes (pictured)
August 25: Brian Owens

O'Fallon Park is located just south of I-70 in North St. Louis at the intersection of W. Florissant and E. Harris avenues. All concerts will begin at 6:00 p.m. and are free and open to the public. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and/or blankets.


Anonymous said...

These dates are wrong. Those are all Thursdays.

Dean Minderman said...

Anonymous, if you're going to leave critical comments while hiding behind anonymity, please at least read the article first. This post, which is clearly dated July 1, 2010, is about last year's O'Fallon Park series. The dates listed are for Wednesdays in 2010, not 2011.