Yes, St. Louis, MICHIGAN, the Middle of the Mitten
Many thanks to our local Chamber of Commerce
The Gem Theater, welcomes you to the official site of the St. Louis Blues Festival The City of St. Louis, Michigan would like to welcome you to "The Middle of The Mitten" (the geographical center of Michigan's Lower Peninsula).
Some photos provided by Steve Jessmore of previous festivals.
Miss Natalie Shattuck, belting out the Blues
Drone photo, Bruce Bosley
The Great Jim McCarty, (Detroit Wheels, Cactus, The Rockets, Detroit Blues Band)
Emcee Papa D, Denny Adams
Vocalist, Pat Smillie w Mystery Train
Fireworks and beer tent from 2014
Jim McCarty, Pat Smillie and Emmanuel Garza r-l
86 Years Young, the Great Jimmy Johnson, 2015
2015 St. Louis, Michigan Blues Festival, drone photo
Brian Doyle, 2015 photo Minard Shattuck
photo by Steve Jessmore, 2015 St. Louis, (Michigan) Blues Festival
DBS, Detroit Blues Society
CABS Capital Area Blues Society, Lansing, MI
The 2017 St. Louis Blues Festival is Presented by: The City of St. Louis, The Gem Theater, LLC, the River Rock Bar & Grill, Gratiot Area Chamber, Pat's Auto, Inc, and with a little help, from a lot of friends. Thanks to our friends and thanks to our sponsors.
supporting all live music with an emphasis on The Blues.
We recognize there are many forms and genres of music, but in our heart and soul believe it is the blues that touches the nerves and rattles the vibes within, creating a pulse....... making those dance, who can and those that can not, want to anyway, let your spirit go,..the spirit, of St. Louis............... Welcome ~