Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Old Webster Jazz and Blues Festival
set for Saturday, September 15

The Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival has announced the lineup for its 2012 event, which will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Saturday, September 15 in the Old Webster business district near the intersection of Lockwood and Gore avenues.

The festival's Gore Ave. Stage will feature music from the St. Louis Ragtimers, Boss Hall, David Dee and the Hot Tracks Band, the Webster University Jazz Ensemble, and Marsha Evans & the Coalition with Roland Johnson.

The Allen Ave. Stage will open with the winner of this year's “Webster's Got Talent” contest, followed by guitarist Dave Black (pictured) and his quartet, saxophonist Jim Stevens, the Webster Groves High School Jazz Band, and Rich McDonough & Rough Grooves with Anita Rosamond. PoJazz with Dwight Bitikofer and Raven Wolf also will perform at a time and location to be determined.

The preliminary round of the "Webster’s Got Talent" competition will be on Wednesday, August 22, with the final on Wednesday, August 29. The time, place and other details are TBA.

The Old Webster Jazz and Blues Festival is free and open to the public.

(Edited after posting.)

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