Thursday, May 29, 2014

Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival
set for Saturday, September 20

The Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival has announced their musical lineup for the 2014 fest, which will take place from noon to 10:00 p.m., Saturday, September 20 in the Old Webster business district, near the intersection of Lockwood and Gore.

This will be the 14th year for the event, and as in the past, it will feature live music on two stages and is free and open to the public.

The Webster University stage on Gore Ave will be the site for sets from the Funky Butt Brass Band, Big Brother Thunder and the Master Blasters, Gene Dobbs Bradford Blues Experience, Webster University Jazz Ensemble, and Marquise Knox with Big George Brock.

Music on the Allen Ave stage begins with the winner of this year's "Webster's Got Talent" contest, followed by The 442s with Erin Bode; a made-to-order jazz ensemble featuring Ptah Williams (piano), Bob DeBoo (bass), Montez Coleman (drums), Danny Campbell (trumpet), Freddie Washington (saxophones), and Joe Mancuso (vocals); the Webster Groves High School Jazz Band; and Jim Manley (pictured) and Wild, Cool and Swingin'.

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