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A Live Music Capital


There’s so much music in this music city, a tradition for over 100 years. This music culture dates back even before the steamboat trade brought countless musicians up from places like New Orleans, and let the music mingle. One of the legendary artists to pay a visit to (and live in) St. Louis includes W.C. Handy, who penned the most famous AND covered Blues song ever – ‘St. Louis Blues’.

Just another reason why the National Blues Museum is located right here in St. Louis, MO!

National Blues Museum
National Blues Museum

The world class KDHX radio station is an independent, non-commercial, listener-supported community radio station in St. Louis, located at 88.1 MHz FM, and offering a full spectrum of music along with cultural and public affairs programming since 1987. KDHX also offers a really good arts and entertainment calendar, you’ll find it right here!

KDHX Radio
KDHX Radio

Pay a visit to the Missouri History Museum’s ‘St. Louis Sound’ exhibition, which explores the City’s contributions to American popular music. You’ll dive deep into the St. Louis music culture, known far and wide!

The St. Louis Sound exhibit at the MO History Museum
Missouri History Museum

The St. Louis live music culture continues strong today, with the clubs of Soulard and nearby keeping the music alive! There’s Hammerstone’s and 1860’s in historic Soulard, BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups, the Broadway Oyster Bar, the Old Rock House, Blueberry Hill, and so much more! And new venues have arose all over town!! Just take a look at the STLBlues live music calendar for your groove, and then get out and support live music.

Because live music is better! live music calendar

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