12th annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition finalists.

St. Louis Teen Talent Competition Winners

St. LOUIS—A homeschool student from Granite City and a trio of homeschool students from Ferguson are the winners of the 12th annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition. The $8,000 first place prize went to Aubory Bugg, vocalist and guitarist, and Trifecta, made up of Dennis Bailey, Eliot Bailey, and Ethan Ryan.

Country music singer/songwriter Tyler Filmore.

Back roads and willows: Rising star reflections

Country music powerhouse Tyler Filmore, who performs under the stage name Filmore, would be the first to admit that he has everything he has ever dreamed of in Nashville. He has established a career there that has already snagged him a slew of hit songs. He is also surrounded there by family, friends, and his wife. But there is something missing.

Queen of Bluegrass

Rhonda Vincent could have moved away from Missouri many times, but home kept calling her name.

A Chance Encounter

Folk-Americana duo at St. Louis showcases vocal chemistry and thoughtful songwriting.

Shaun Munday’s Rhythm & Blues

Springfield’s Shaun Munday creates music that exudes passion and soul.

Country-Folk Crooner

Todd Day Wait has performed worldwide and is releasing a new album this year.

Soulful Songwriting

Cara Louise is working on her first full-length album.

Pandemic Performances

The Cosmic Riders work on their debut album.

Q&A: Sara Evans

Missouri will always be home.

St. Louis’s Honky-Tonk, Power-Pop Troubadour

Country crooner Jack Grelle switches gears for now on If Not Forever.