Blues Music takes over downtown St. Louis this weekend
The 7th annual Blues at the Arch Festival is back in St. Louis all weekend long, so if you are looking for an excuse to eat great food, and listen to blues in one of the iconic blues cities in the world, then you need to head to the Arch this weekend, here are the details you need to know!
Blues at the Arch is going on this weekend starting off on Friday, August 12th, and going through Sunday, August 14th, this is the 7th annual Blues at the Arch Festival but back in person for the first time since 2019! On the website archpark.org they say...
"This popular end-of-summer celebration pays tribute to St. Louis' storied blues history and showcases the talents of national and local artists. Produced in partnership with the National Blues Museum and the National Park Service, this free festival is the only one of its kind to take place on national park grounds. And for the first time, our 2022 Blues at the Arch Festival will feature food trucks, a Kids Korner, a fitness class, an artisan market, a Blues Brunch and more!"
If you want to learn more about Blues at the Arch Festival including schedules, artists, and where to park click here!
St. Louis is one of the great blues cities in America right up there with Chicago, Memphis, and New Orleans, so it makes sense that the city is trying to start a big celebration of blues at the base of the city's most iconic building!