Since MayorSlay.com spent its weekend watching baseball at Busch, listening to music at Live on Levee, and enjoying fireworks at both venues, it was disconcerting to find an e-mailed story in the office mailbox about Saturday's "St. Louis Blues and Music Festival." How'd we miss that?
A careful reading of the forwarded newspaper article brought some consolation. The weekend's bluesfest was in St. Louis, Michigan, the self-described "geographic center of the lower peninsula." According to a local reporter, the music drew a standing-room-only crowd in the hundreds and was adjudged by spectators to be a great success.
The reporter's lede tried to capture the scope of the Michigander musical triumph, saying: "St. Louis by the Pine seemed a little like St. Louis by the Mississippi as music lovers poured into downtown to witness the inaugural St. Louis Blues and Music Festival Saturday.
Wonder if they have a levee, too?