Entertainers Donate Time and Talents
"All Proceeds Benefit Cancer and Children"
Louis, MO, USA - February 20, 2006
On March 26, from 4:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., music enthusiasts
of all levels will enjoy the sounds of eight (8) different blues
bands at BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups. An exciting afternoon
and evening of entertainment, STLBlues.net presents this 4th
annual event that promises to highlight your March calendar.
Listen to legendary St. Louis Blues, and raise donations for
St. Louis’ Siteman
Cancer Center and the Make-A-Wish
Foundation ® of Metro St. Louis.
Guest artists include US 61 / Joe
UJ Miller (4:10- 4:40 pm), Bottoms
Up Blues Gang (4:50-5:20 pm), Bonedaddy
& the Blues Shakers (5:30-6:00 pm), The
Piping Hot Buttery Biscuits of Blues (6:10-6:40 pm),
Peek (7:20-8:00 pm), Gumbohead
(8:10-8:50 pm), Phat Bottom’d Monks (9:00-9:40 pm),
and Voodoo Blues (9:50-10:30 pm). All musicians will donate
their time and talents to battle the cancer cause and grant
the wish of a child.
at the concert will be the late Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame artist,
Johnson, and St. Louis' beloved R&B Godfather, Oliver
Sain, who courageously fought cancer.
In Memory of St. Louis Blues Musicians and Shauna
concert is dedicated to the late Shauna
Beardsley, the wife of STLBlues.net publisher David
Beardsley, who lost her brave battle to lung cancer in May
2005. A gifted athlete, computer tech, model and mother of
two boys, Shauna attended night school in pursuit of her Bachelors
degree in Computer Science. Her support came from a strong
network of family and friends, and her Christian faith. After
diagnosis, Shauna insisted, “you need to love what you
do even more now.” Since then, David Beardsley has been
more dedicated to his Blues website than ever.
is St. Louis’ own Blues Music e-Zine that earned a coveted
ranking on YAHOO! for ‘Blues Music’, among
over 32 million websites. STLBlues.net had over 6 million
hits in 2005, and also received a nomination from the Blues
Foundation for the 'Keeping the Blues Alive’ award!
Beardsley, publisher of STLBlues.net,
hosts the concert fundraiser. Its $10 event cover charge will
be donated to the Siteman Cancer Center and the Make-A-Wish
Foundation ® of Metro St. Louis. Arrive early for this
popular, non-smoking event to purchase tickets at the door.
Jazz, Blues and Soups is located at 700 S. Broadway
in downtown St. Louis (314-436-5222). Event sponsors are McMurray
Music Center, BBs
Jazz, Blues and Soups, DeBlaze
& Associates PR and Hammerstone’s
in Historic Soulard. For additional information about the
benefit and its sponsors, call (314) 378-0659 or visit www.stlblues.net/2006concert.htm.
300 DPI Picture:
Dave Beardsley, Johnnie Johnson, Shauna Beardsley