Calendar of Events
Tune in to Fox 2 Now at 9 am, Tuesday, May 29th, as the red-hot electric blues band, Kingdom Brothers, go live on-the-air with KTVI St. Louis Fox 2 Now co-hosts Kim Hudson and Glenn Zimmerman. The live studio broadcast features an interview segment with members of the St. Louis based blues band and in-studio performances of some of the band’s most requested tunes from their recent CD release TIMES HARD.
Then after the show, pack your picnic baskets, grab your lawn chairs, and call the whole family to head out to beautiful Christy Park in South St. Louis for an afternoon of fun and an early evening Kingdom Brothers open-air concert. Music starts at 6 pm. For details see the Kingdom Brothers calendar.
It’s Kingdom Brothers at Christy Park! Join us for an evening under the stars at one of South St. Louis’ most beautiful green spaces, located at the intersection of Kingshighway and Eichelberger right by one of the coolest firehouses in the city, on Tuesday, May 29th. An event for the whole family, bring your lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic baskets. Sit back and enjoy the show as the red hot electric blues band, Kingdom Brothers, perform all their fans’ favorites, including selections from their recent album TIMES HARD, featuring the unforgettable guitar work of Ron Roskowske and the soulful vocals of Chris Shepherd. Music begins at 6 pm.
It’s Kingdom Brothers on Broadway again! The red-hot electric blues band returns to downtown St. Louis’ premier nightspot, BB’s Jazz, Blues & Soups on South Broadway, just a block from Busch Stadium, Saturday, June 23rd. Great food and drinks, featuring a variety of dinner specials nightly, a rotating selection of homemade soups, locally brewed craft beers on tap, and the best entertainment in town. Now 100% smoke free. Come early for dinner, and stay for the show. Guaranteed good time.
Kingdom Brothers take the stage at 7 pm, performing a great selection of classic blues by their favorite well-known artists, and original tunes from Kingdom Brothers’ recent album TIMES HARD.
Part music club, part blues museum, BB’s features the best in great blues and jazz seven nights a week. Since its original construction in the mid 1800’s, in an area then known as “Frenchtown” with a further 3 story addition at the turn of the century, the location has been used as a home, boarding house, reception hall, mercatile, millinery, transient hotel, bar, diner and house of ill repute with 37 rooms between its 2nd and 3rd floors. Brimming with enthusiasm, BB’s Jazz, Blues & Soups is proud of their staff, the St. Louis music and culture, the food, the drinks, the artworks, the memorabilia – the whole overall operation.
The 4th Annual Atomic Blues Festival benefiting the St. Louis Blues Society Education Fund will happen Sunday, June 24 with performances by the St. Louis Blues Society Youth Band, Kingdom Brothers Duo, Eastsiders Review Band, Brother Jefferson Band, and Torrey Casey & The South Side Hustle.
The Kingdom Brothers Duo of lead/slide guitarist Ron Roskowske and singer/songwriter Chris Shepherd, bring the music of Kingdom Brothers, the electric blues band, to an acoustic setting, performing many of the band’s popular favorites, as well as some fresh new material. As a duo, Chris and Ron represented St. Louis at the recent 2018 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, along with Torrey Casey & The Southside Hustle in the band category.
The St. Louis Blues Society is a not-for-profit Missouri corporation, dedicated to preserving and perpetuating Blues music in and from St. Louis, while fostering its growth and appreciation.
The Broadway Oyster Bar is a locally owned and operated establishment and has been for over 35 years. The Oyster Bar is widely regarded as the premier New Orleans’ style restaurant, bar and music venue in the Midwest.
Start your week off with a Soulful Sunday blues concert by Kingdom Brothers at the National Blues Museum on August 26th. Happy Hour begins at 3, with appetizers and drink specials. Or grab a plate next door at Sugarfire BBQ and bring it with you into the concert hall. Kingdom Brothers hit the stage at 4 pm. Guaranteed good time!
The red-hot electric blues band will be performing all their fans’ favorites, including music from their recent CD release, TIMES HARD.
The National Blues Museum is the only museum dedicated exclusively to preserving and honoring the national and international story of the Blues and its impact on American culture in the United States. Located adjacent to the America’s Center convention complex in downtown St. Louis, the interactive National Blues Museum features a collection of technology- and artifact-driven exhibits that explore the Blues and celebrate the genre as the foundation of all modern American music. The museum is within walking distance of a variety of attractions including the Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium, and Laclede’s Landing; Sugarfire Smokehouse BBQ, one of St. Louisans’ favorite eateries, sits right next door to the museum, with atrium access to the performance venue.
Soulful Sunday shows are every Sunday from 4pm – 7pm in the Lumiere Place Legends room at the National Blues Museum.
Standard reserved tickets are available for $10.
Premium reserved tickets are available for $15.
Combo Ticket $20 – includes standard admission to the concert and admission the museum.
Tickets can be purchased in advance, or in person the day of the show at the National Blues Museum Box Office, 615 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, 63101. For more information, call 314-925-0016 ext. 405.
While you’re exploring the museum, be sure to stop by the gift shop and pick up a copy of Kingdom Brothers’ TIMES HARD.
Kingdom Brothers return to Big Muddy Blues Festival, Sunday, September 2, 2018. Every Labor Day Weekend , St. Louis’ historic Laclede’s Landing hosts over 60,000 people from around the country for the Big Muddy Blues Festival. This outdoor festival attracts an eclectic audience with the intention of celebrating the indigenous art from known as “the Blues.” Kingdom Brothers will perform a set of original tunes from their critically acclaimed latest CD release TIMES HARD; selections from the band’s popular 2008 album Shine a Light; and a variety of fan-selected favorites from the band’s red-hot nightclub show. Kingdom Brothers take the Lucas Street Stage at 6:45 pm on Sunday, September 2nd.
This year’s Big Muddy Blues Festival runs from August 31st through September 2nd, and provides a platform for St. Louis area’s world-class musicians, representing a wide range of blues music including, Delta, Country, R & B, Soul, Rock, and more. Big Muddy is the region’s largest Blues music event featuring a 100% local line up of over 50 bands and musicians with music from 3 pm to midnight each day, eighteen hours of music on each of six stages. The festival takes place along the cobblestone streets of Laclede’s Landing, while boasting the Big Muddy (Mississippi River) itself along with the Gateway Arch as the backdrops for the weekend. Live music will be showcased on 3 outdoor stages, 3 indoor clubs, and events at the National Blues Museum. The complete line-up is available at the event website.
Big Muddy Blues Festival is one of the longest-running events of its kind and is produced annually by Laclede’s Landing Merchants Association. Formed in 1979, LLMA is the nonprofit group of Laclede’s Landing restaurants, bars and shops that focuses on preserving and revitalizing St. Louis’ oldest community and introducing people to the historic area through its various businesses, events and sights. With the help of corporate sponsorships, government grants and the dedication of the local vendors and merchants, LLMA is committed to providing a fun and safe blues filled weekend to St. Louisans and visitors alike.
NOTICE: No Cans, No Coolers, No Bottles, No Backpacks
The following items are prohibited at Big Muddy:
- Large Purses
Come on out to the Farmington Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival, featuring the red-hot electric blues performance of Kingdom Brothers, Friday, September 21st. This two-day event includes a BBQ contest sanctioned by the St. Louis BBQ Society, 4 blues bands jammin’ out all day Saturday, and a craft beer garden, plus food, games, a car show, and craft vendors. Kingdom Brothers take the main stage Friday evening at 6 pm. Arrive early for a good seat. Expect to hear all your KBros favorites, including selections from the band’s 2016 CD TIMES HARD.
BBQ teams check in Friday at noon for a chance to win the $1500 grand prize. For more information about the BBQ competition, check out the BBQ page here.
For information about the unique craft beer experience, check out the Beer Garden page here. Brewers from all over the region will serve up their best brews, plus a beer wagon. All to wash down that delicious bbq while listening to some amazing blues!
Experience the 2018 Wildwood BBQ Bash, a full weekend, September 28th through the 30th, on the Wildwood Campus of St. Louis Community College. Featuring a variety of musical entertainment and the best outdoor cooks in the region, the Wildwood BBQ Bash once again welcomes red-hot electric blues band, Kingdom Brothers to the main stage at 3 pm on Saturday, September 29th.
Celebrating its 14th year, The Wildwood BBQ Bash is the granddaddy of all contests! This event will include eight categories over two days: Ribs, Brisket, Pork, Chicken, Pork Steak, Dessert, Chili and Chef’s Choice. There will be no onsite judging – all blind judging. There will also be an Iron Chef competition, live music, chicken wing eating contest, people’s choice, fireworks, and so much more.