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St. Louis! Funk Fest Turns 10 This Year
ST. LOUIS, MO, (, August 23, 2015 - St. Louis! Funk Fest turns 10 this year. The annual showcase of St. Louis area funk, rhythm and blues, jazz and soul bands returns September 19 & 20, 2015.

The event will take place at Broadway Oyster Bar, located at 726 S Broadway, BB's Jazz Blues & Soups, 700 S Broadway, and Beale on Broadway, located at 701 S Broadway. A second family-friendly day to present more locally grown, world-class talent. Bands will perform on Saturday from 8 p.m. until 2:30 a.m. and on Sunday from noon until 8 p.m.

Funk Fest 10 features 24 live band performances, including: Funky Butt Brass Band, Soulard Blues Band, Aaron Kamm and the One Drops, Marquis Knox, Al Holliday and the Eastside Rhythm Band, Dogtown Allstars Funkestra, Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers, The Loot Rock Gang, Hip Grease, Big Brother Thunder and the Master Blasters, The Service featuring Nite Owl, The People's Key, Naked Rock Fight feat. Dawn Weber, Fresh Heir, Love Jones, Torrey Casey and the Southside Hustle, The Provels, Good for the Soul, The Liberation Organ Trio, Cree Rider Family Band, Roland Johnson & Soul Endeavor, The Dust Covers, Jeremy Segal Moss with Eric McSpadden, and Mo E All-Stars.

Producer, KDHX DJ and local musician Andy Coco is also shooting a documentary about the vibrant St. Louis music community, and will be capturing performances from the live event as a centerpiece for the film. "I'm so charged to have such an amazing lineup to offer in this year's Funk Fest and with the idea of making a documentary film about it," said Coco. "Music is a great unifier of people from all backgrounds. With the event and documentary, I hope to help shift St. Louis's troubled media perception by presenting a positive document highlighting one of our great legacies as well as remind people of the importance of supporting the local live music scene as a way of preserving and sustaining our international identity."

Funk Fest 10 sponsors include local craft Brewers, the St. Louis Blues Society, and Play it Forward, a local nonprofit that redistributes used musical instruments to area students and music programs in need. Donations of used instruments will be accepted at the event.

One-day wristbands are available for Saturday for $10 (10 bands perform) and Sunday for $12 (14 bands perform), or a two-day wristband is available for $20 at all three venues. Wristbands can be reserved in advance by calling Broadway Oyster Bar at 314-621-8811.

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PLEASE NOTE: All events are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to verify times, dates and admission costs.
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Argosy Casino
Alton, IL, 1-800-711-4263

BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups
700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102, 314-265-7576

Blueberry Hill
6504 Delmar, University City, MO, 314-727-4444

Ballpark Village
601 Clark Ave, St Louis, MO 63102, 314-345-9481

Chaifetz Arena
#1 South Compton Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 314-977-5000

Clayton Parties in the Park
Central Avenue, St. Louis, MO, 314-977-5000

September 9, Griffin and the Gargoyles

Edison Theatre (Washington University)
Mallinckrodt Center, 6445 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63130

Ethical Society of St. Louis
9001 Clayton Road, St. Louis, MO 63117

Fabulous Fox Theatre
527 N. Grand Ave., St. Louis, MO, 314-534-1111

September 19, Johnny Mathis

Family Arena
2002 South River Road, St. Charles, MO, 636-896-4200

October 17, Toby Mac

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
14141 Riverport Dr., 314-298-9944

September 4, Def Leppard, Styx & Tesla
September 5, Toby Keith & Eli Young Band
September 11, Kid Rock's First Kiss: Cheap Date Tour w/ special guest Foreigner
September 26, Florida Georgia Line, Thomas Rhett & Frankie Ballard

Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Blvd., 314-577-9400 or 1-800-642-8842

Missouri History Museum
Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park, 314-746-4599

Old Post Office Plaza
8th and Locust, 314-577-9400 or 1-800-642-8842

The Pageant
6161 Delmar, University City, MO, 314-726-6161

Peabody Opera House
1400 Market Street, 314-499-7600

September 4, Rob Thomas
October 19, Josh Groban
November 15, America's Got Talent
November 19, Jackson Browne

Powell Symphony Hall
718 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO, 314-533-2500

St. Louis Zoo
Forest Park, 314-781-0900

Scottrade Center
1401 Clark Ave., St. Louis, MO, 314-622-5400

September 27, Back to School Fest 2015
September 28 - 29, Taylor Swift
October 4, Ariana Grande
October 25, Stevie Wonder
December 6, The Who with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts
December 27, Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Sheldon Concert Hall
3648 Washington Ave., 314-533-9900 or 800-293-5949

Six Flags - St. Louis
4900 Six Flags Rd, Eureka, MO 63025, 636-938-4800

Union Station
18th & 20th Streets on Market, 314-421-6655

West Port Plaza
I-270 and Page, 314-576-2727

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