It’s That time again!!! WSIE and The Original Sharky’s on the River host the Benefit performances right on the river in St. Charles, Mo.
Come on out to see us on Sunday, October 23. The fall colors should be stunning, the environment is always fun at sharky’s on the river, and -of course- the music!
Tom Byrne and . . . → Read More: Sharky’s On The River
St. Louis Post Dispatch put out a lovely article about the changes in the station today entitled ALL THAT JAZZ.
It mentions that we have assembled a “Task force” to rejuvenate the station. This is true, but it’s SO much more than what was mentioned. So far, what we have done is lay the foundation for . . . → Read More: WIZZY MADE SOME INK!
We here at the station have decided that it is time to give credit and attention where it is FAR overdue: Local talent and Those who support it. WSIE’s program is being modified slightly to showcase the people in our own neighborhood that are talented players!
Support for these musicians is vital and we would . . . → Read More: A Fresh Campaign
I was given the pleasure of seeing this band recently at the Casa Loma Ballroom along with Pokey LaFarge. The sound was a terrific modern interpretation of the swing era. Individual energy and style were fused with the elegance of the standards being played. The dancers made it easy to see that Miss Jubilee can move . . . → Read More: Miss Jubilee & The Humdingers
The original Sharky’s on the River ins St. Charles Missouri hosted a benefit for the Jazz station (88.7 FM). The weather held out for a perfect afternoon and evening. A nice cool breeze made for the perfect weather to relax on a Sunday and listen to some talented St. Louis based musicians. Feature performances were Tom . . . → Read More: WSIE benefit at Sharky’s on the River
There are times when I get depressed and all the weight of my white-boy life feels too heavy. When that happens, I dig out some Howlin’ Wolf or some Jimmy Reed and listen to what real pain sounds like. There is nothing in the world of music as soulful and heartfelt as the old blues. Memphis . . . → Read More: The Blues