Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Musical acts will entertain all afternoon and into the evening.
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- James Baer
Wednesday, February 13
(For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Information was provided by the communications staff of the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur. On Sunday, February 17 Jewish Rock Radio (JRR) and the St. Louis Jewish Community Center will host JRR RockFest, the first ever Jewish Rock Radio national music festival. JRR RockFest will feature top Jewish rock artists from across the U.S. performing from 3 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the St. Louis Jewish Community Center (JCC), Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive in Creve Coeur. The festival is open to the public and will appeal to families, teens, and young adults. JRR RockFest will feature music sets of nationally touring Jewish music artists: Shira Klein, Jay …
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Manchester native and country crossover artist Melissa Bauer and her band will perform in two local benefit concerts to help fund the St. Louis Fisher House, a charity that helps wounded soldiers and their families--and they need your help.
Manchester native and country crossover artist Melissa Bauer says she wants to give back to the community that raised her and to the members of the armed forces who protect this country. That's why she and her band, who now live and record in Nashville, TN, will perform locally in two special benefit concerts on January 13 and 14. They'll also hold silent auctions on each night. The concerts and auctions will benefit wounded military members and their families who are served by the St. Louis Fisher House. “The band and I are thrilled to be partnering with The Fisher House,” Bauer said. “It’s a wonderful charity, and I am so happy to partner with them for such a worthwhile cause that does so much for this country’s veterans and their …
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Around 75 people gathered in Town and Country Friday evening for the Wild, Cool, & Swingin' benefit concert for the family of late police dispatcher Lisa O'Brien.
Friday evening, nine-piece '60s Las Vegas style band Wild, Cool, & Swingin' took the stage at Parkway United Church of Christ with Dean Christopher, Carolbeth True, and Valarie Tichacek. It was night of fun, but for a very serious cause. The musicians performed to help raise money to benefit the family of late Town and Country police dispatcher, Lisa O'Brien. Read Previous Stories: Town and Country Police Dispatcher Remembered Untimely Police Death Touches St. Louis Music Scene O'Brien worked for the newly created West Central Dispatch Center located in Town and Country. O'Brien, who died unexpectedly in July of bacterial pneumonia, is survived by her five-year-old son and eight-month-old daughter. The musicians at the benefit concert …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Paul A. Schroeder Park held a special Independence Day Concert in the Park, where families gathered for food, fun, music and fireworks.
Many Manchester families spent the Fourth of July in Paul A. Schroeder Park where they grilled, played, and picnicked while the band Sundance & Brass performed an evening of classic rock music. The evening ended with a fireworks display. It was all part of the Manchester Parks and Recreation Department’s Concert in the Park. Check out the slideshow above of families enjoying the nice evening together in the park.
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Enjoy art festivals, concerts, strawberry festivals and a neighborhood carnival this weekend.
SCHROEDER PARK CONCERT Manchester Where: The concert will begin be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at Schroeder Park. Why go: Enjoy a great outdoor concert by Griffin and the Gargoyles. Pricing: Free admission BALLWIN DAYS Ballwin Where: Ballwin Days will be held 5 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday in Vlasis Park. Why go: Enjoy games, rides, great food, fireworks, and live music. Pricing: Admission is free. The cost of a single ticket for rides is $1, a sheet of 22 tickets is $20. O'FALLON JAMMIN O'Fallon, MO Where: The concert will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Civic Park Bandstand. Why go: Butch Wax & The Hollywoods will be playing, bring chairs or blankets and enjoy. Pricing: …
Friday, May 20, 2011
The new amphitheater at Schroeder Park was christened with its first concert Thursday evening, honoring its namesake, Corey J. Donnelly.
Manchester's new Corey J. Donnelly Memorial Amphitheater hosted its first concert Thursday evening, featuring performances by the Parkway South Symphonic Band and local musician Wayne Givens. Construction has been underway since last year, but the amphitheater at Schroeder Park, built to keep the memory of a local teen alive, is finally complete. Thursday night, the facility was dedicated to 2002 Parkway South graduate Corey Donnelly who was killed in an automobile accident in April 2003. He was 19 years old and a student at St. Louis Community College, Meremac at the time of his death. Donnelly's parents, friends and community members came out to the dedication and concert in his honor. Mayor David Willson said the venue will host at …