The Backpacker Saxaphone

Our Musings columnist Ron Marr relates an amusing music-related experience when he went out on a limb and crafted a one-of-a-kind saxophone. The result was an unexpected and gloriously weird windfall from a woodwind.


Hear these 4 gigs In an extraordinary setting

Hear music ranging from roots, soul, and rock to bluegrass, folk, Irish, country, and more in a beautiful garden setting amidst fall blooms and color—sounds like an idyllic Sunday afternoon, doesn’t it?


A Haunted Night of Stories and Songs

Ghost Light: A Haunted Night of Songs and Stories offers food trucks and family activities. This concert combines a concert with ghost stories and is performed by professional musicians and storytellers for some frightening fun. 


One Night of Queen Tickets go on Sale Sunday

Queen rockers will want to snag tickets for the performance of One Night of Queen on March 31 or April 1, 2023, at River City Casino & Hotel at St. Charles.


Classical Music Festival and an Art Show

Enjoy a classical music festival and art show on Aug. 25-28 at Thespian Hall at 522 Main Street in Boonville. Artistic Director David Halen, the Concertmaster of the Saint Louis Symphony, has arranged for classically trained artists from around this region as well as nationally recognized solo artists to perform.


Hermann Wine and Jazz Festival 2022

Enjoy the sound of jazz from four bands and two vocalists this Saturday as the music returns to Hermann, MO for their annual Hermann Wine and Jazz Festival. The event will be fundraising for Hermann Music Boosters to support the local school's music program.


Porter Wagoner

August 12, 1927

Country music legend Porter Wagoner was born in West Plains on this day. He worked for years in Springfield on Radio and TV.


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.


Country-Folk Crooner

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