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.

Soulful Songwriting

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

Events Worth The Drive

Our top picks from around the state.

Scott Joplin Piano Rags Birthday

November 24, 1868

Reported birthday of the "King of Ragtime," Scott Joplin. When a musician's work is still popular a century after his death, he did it right.

Elvis Presley

October 21, 1955

An unknown singer was the opening act for Roy Acuff's three day stint in St. Louis. No one seemed excited about the young Elvis Presley.

Powell Symphony Hall St. Louis

September 1, 1880

The parent organization of the St. Louis Symphony was organized on this day.  

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

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