StreetFest Music 2016
Check out this year’s exciting music lineup!!!
Classic Rock, Current Hits
Bitter Pill is an established St. Louis based cover band that has been playing live with the same line up since late 2005. The band plays premiere nightclubs in the St. Louis area and has performed at special events downtown such as Mardi Gras and Cardinal’s playoff events. The band’s extensive playlist boasts crowd-pleasing hits that span from 70’s classic rock to current rock and alternative radio hits. The sets consist of carefully selected danceable rock-n -roll tunes crafted over many years of live performances. The band delivers a high-energy show with a focus on musicianship and a relentless desire to leave a smile on every face in the crowd.
The Ralph Butler Band
Classics, Standards, Soul, Motown, Pop
Versatile and perfectly seasoned, all around St. Louis the music of the Ralph Butler Ensembles inspire a comfortable, interactive atmosphere, filling any concert venue or sunlit sky with robust entertainment where hearts dance. The established popularity is a staple when it comes to any performance venue. “We make it a point to get in touch with the audience and establish a rapport right away. When we share the warmth and togetherness by connecting with them and letting them know how special they are, it creates the true magic of a live performance.” Their broad repertoire offers titles from Classics, Standards, Soul, Motown, Pop and The New and Edgy. Their original songs are enough to touch the soul of any romantic. “Music can be a healing, unitive force in our world and we intend to be one with that power.”
A reggae band based in St. Louis, MO, originally from the island of Dominica in the west indies which was formed in 1994. Yard Squad is currently getting ready to go on a cross country tour with Kenyatta “Culture” Hill and is quickly developing a waiting list of other major recording artists waiting to tour with them. Yard Squad has performed with Everton Blender, Admiral Tibet, Warrior King, Jah Dan, Daddy Muss and Tosh 1, the son of legendary Peter Tosh, just to name a few. Since the band’s inception, Yard Squad has performed with numerous regional and international acts across the country in shows ranging from small clubs to large festivals which have included the Kentucky Reggae Festival and the Chicago Reggae Festival. They have emerged as a premier reggae act in the U.S. Yard Squad is best known for its unique blend and performance of socially conscious roots reggae, and dancehall. Several of the band’s original hits have been integrated into its set and always prove to be crowd-pleasers. Yard Squad, like the originators of reggae music, proudly accept the duty of spreading the message of “Love and Unity” through the inspirational music they bring to the people. Don’t miss Yard Squad live!
Tish Haynes Keys
Tish will be blazing the stage in what will be another hot show of the summer. If you’ve never been to a singtish show you don’t want to miss this. Tish will leave you speechless as she sings some classics and presents some original music.
Dwayne & The Movement
Hard Country, Blues, Rock, Folk
Ragged Edge started mostly as folk but moved to hard country and eventually added rock, blues and folk. Their trademark is rich harmonies and their specialty is music that memories are made of.