St. Louis Blues Festival brings rhythm and soul to Chaifetz
By KMOV Web Producer
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) -- St. Louis native Shirley Brown, Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famers Bobby Womack and Bobby "Blue" Bland headline the 8th Annual St. Louis Blues Festival at Chaifetz Arena at Saint Louis University tonight at 7 p.m.
Mel Waiters, Charles Wilson, TK Soul and Denise LaSalle are also scheduled to preform.
Cutting her teeth in church at the age of ten, Shirley Brown earned a reputation in the gospel circles around St. Louis for delivering powerful solos.
Singer-songwriter and musician Bobby Womack began his career as the lead singer of The Valentinos and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009.
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer since 1992, Bobby "Blue" Bland, one of the most renowned patriarchs of modern soul, is best known for his grainy voice and snorts.
R&B singer Mel Waiters began his performing career at local teen clubs in San Antonio.
Tickets are still available at MetroTix.com, charge by phone at 314-534-1111, and the Chaifetz Arena Box Office.
Metrotix phone and Internet sales end 4pm today and Metrotix outlet sales end at 6:30pm tonight.