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Matt "The Rattlesnake" Lesch Band is a Blues, Blues Rock, and Fusion group out of St. Louis Missouri.

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I will be playing with the Incomparable Gus Thornton on Bass and the Amazing Heavy Hitting Rob Lee on Drums...You won't want to Miss This Show!!!! Come hear Matt and his band play some hard hittin' blues on a Friday night at one of STL's premier blues venues!!! Doors open at 6pm $15 Cover Live show from 7pm-11pm

$15 Cover

For 20 years, the Old Webster Jazz and Blues Festival has brought our region's signature music to downtown Webster Groves... for FREE! Not only have we featured the best music, we've also partnered with local restaurants & businesses to make sure your family has the best experience possible. Join us again on September 17 from Noon to 11pm for a full day of great entertainment.


National Blues Museum: Blues on the Block

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National Blues Museum, Washington Ave and 6th St, , St. Louis MO

Blues on the Block is a FREE outdoor concert experience produced by the National Blues Museum featuring two acts a night. Located at 6th Street and Washington Ave (across from the National Blues Museum), concert-goers will experience the best blues, soul, and r&b in St. Louis. Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs and snacks and enjoy the show! While outside alcoholic beverages are not allowed, a bar will be available to purchase drinks. Chairs will also be available to rent this year. Special thanks to Ameren Corporation and Caleres Cares for their contributions.

Open Air: Matt "The Rattlesnake" Lesch Band Rescheduled to Friday, August 27th  6 PM & 8 PM The Grandel 3610 Grandel Square St. Louis, MO 63103 Tickets $10, plus food or beverage purchased required. Tickets available at www.metrotix.com. All food must be ordered in advance; link emailed week of the event following ticket purchase. Additional beverages will be available for purchase day of the event. Please read our FAQ at https://www.kranzbergartsfoundation.org/ope.../open-air-faq/ If you have any additional questions, please email info@thedarkroomstl.com or call (314) 710-5643. Open Air is presented in partnership with Jazz St. Louis, WSIE 88.7 FM The Sound, The Dark Room


National Blues Museum Presents Matt "The Rattlesnake" Lesch Band at: AL FRESCO @ the MX Friday, August 28th, from 4p to 7p.

Enjoy an outdoor dining experience from St. Louis’ best restaurants, now open!

On Friday afternoons, 6th Street between Washington and Locust, next to Pi, will be converted to Downtown’s premier outdoor dining experience – no cars allowed. Everyone is invited to purchase food, wine, and drinks from their favorite downtown restaurant, sit outside for sunset dining, and listen to live music from the National Blues Museum. Additionally, MX Movies will be playing Classic Comedies on the MX Movie's Bar Projection Screen for some extended fun!

Tables are spaced 10’ apart. Tables and chairs are cleaned after every customer. Handwashing stations and bathrooms are available.

This is a safe, fun, and beautiful way to experience downtown! The event will be happening through Labor Day.

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Blues is about a feeling,” Brock told one reporter, “Matt can feel the blues, and he can play the blues.”

— Big George Brock