The Culture of Soulard

When Antoine and Julie Soulard arrived in St. Louis to survey land for the King of Spain in 1770, little did they know that nearly 250 years later, St. Louisans would still be shopping for fresh produce at the outdoor market they established — on the two blocks of land they donated to the community—the city’s … Read more

Hammond Hundred

To all those who were able to make our open meeting at the Soulard American Legion Post, reports are that a good time was had by all. To those who couldn’t make it, there will be other events to follow. While we did not take names or ask for commitments to join our Hammond Hundred … Read more

The SHARE organizational goals

SHARE Inc. will annually produce one free festival (Soulard B3 Festival) and one Fall Booster event (Organ Summit). In addition, SHARE Inc. will seek opportunities to promote Soulard’s music, arts, and heritage throughout the year and during the Mardi Gras season. Learn more about the SHARE vision right here!

The Soulard Blues Band

There are so many great bands that play in the venues of Soulard, but only one named after the community! In 1978, Soulard was a fairly run down neighborhood with rents cheap enough for even musicians to live there. One such performer was 32-year-old tall, lanky bass player Art Dwyer who teamed with like minded … Read more