December, 2012

River Bound, Saturday, December 29th, 8pm

Saturday, December 29th, 2012



In the tradition of Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin and Flatt and Scruggs, River Bound features a mix of traditional old time tunes and bluegrass songs. With bass (Greg Christoffel), banjo (Pete Broeder), guitar (Dave Anderson and Mark Neilsen) and mandolin (Bert Emmons), we have a lot of fun putting our own stamp on this distinctive American folk music.

Mitzi MacDonald & Keltic Reign, Friday, December 28th, 8pm

Friday, December 28th, 2012

With fiddle, whistle, accordian, piano, guitar, and bodhran,  singer/songwriter Mitzi MacDonald and her family band will treat you to some truly great tunes and songs from Ireland, Scotland, and her homeland, Nova Scotia, Canada.  Mitzi takes us on a musical journey… and it’s always a great one!

Fantastic Jazz! Dave Troncoso Jazz Trio, Thursday, December 27th, 8pm

Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Dave Troncoso Jazz Group – Fantastic Jazz Fusion; a unique blend of Classic and Latin Jazz Standards, along with the cool sounds of Dave Troncoso compositions. Dave Troncoso on Bass (Electric and/or Upright), Tom Rickard on Vibraphone, and Brian May on Drums.  Come and relax with a glass of wine or a good beer, and fantastic food!

Day After Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 26th – CLOSED!!!

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

Closed for the Christmas Day holiday… for family time and Happy Holidays.

Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25th – CLOSED!!!

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

Closed for the Christmas Day holiday… for family time and Happy Holidays.

Feyza Eren Quartet, December 22nd, Saturday, 8pm

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

Jazz vocalist, Feyza Eren, returned from Istanbul last summer, where she spent 16 years singing jazz with Turkey’s finest musicians.  Feyza performed at various concert halls and jazz clubs, and was invited to prestigious jazz festivals throughout Turkey, including the ‘Val De Jazz’ festival in France with the Ricky Ford Orchestra.  She is back in her home town and will perform a repertoire including jazz standards and bossa nova tunes with noted St. Louis musicians: Steve Davis on drums, Carolbeth True on piano, and Glen Smith on bass. They will also play tunes from her most recent recording. Don’t miss this treat!


Javier Mendoza, Holiday Show & Dinner, Friday, December 21st

Friday, December 21st, 2012


Just $35 per person, but reservations are going fast… call now to reserve!

Come join us for Holidays with Javier! He’s an accomplished singer & songwriter who won “Best Solo Artist” at The 2010-2011’s Riverfront Time’s Music Awards, and has had songs featured on MTV’s Real World. He’s had multiple magazine features and live performances on several TV shows.  He has also worked with some of the best musicians in the region and shared the stage with the likes of Willie Nelson, Blues Traveler, Everclear, Los Lobos, The Roots, Ben Folds, Idina Menzel, Duran Duran and many more.

Buffet Dinner served from 6:00-7:30pm, Show starts at 8:00pm.  Dinner menu: Chicken and Steak, Assorted Cheeses, Fruits, Vegetables, our wonderful ciabatta bread, along with a glass of Fine Wine (choose between a Red and a White), for $35 per person (taxes and gratuity additional).

For reservations, please call 314.289.9463.

Nancy Lippincott, Thursday, December 20th, 8pm

Thursday, December 20th, 2012


Nancy plays a great mix of American folk, Keltic folk, Blues and original songs, and plays a variety of very cool instruments:  Hammered Dulcimer, Guitar, Tenor Banjo, Mandolin, and Auto-Harp!  We love her melodic style and think she is a gem!  It is a pleasure to listen to the different instruments and melodies-perfect to relax with a glass of wine.

Pat Joyce, Piano Jazz and Classics, Tuesday, December 18th, 7pm

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Tuesday nights are a blast with Pat at the Piano, and who knows who will join him in song, and perhaps on our 2nd piano!  Lots of Piano Jazz and Classics; often our customers get up and sing a song or two!  Many know Pat because he is a charter member of several musical groups, plays regularly at the Sheldon, the St. Louis Jazz Club, and many other venues.  His piano artistry is legendary, and inspires and showcases his playful wit and humor. An evening with Pat leaves one smiling, relaxed, and hurrying to make sure his next performance is on the calendar.  Come hear Pat Joyce at the Wine Press on Tuesday nights from 7:00 until 10:00 PM.

Sarah Jane and the Blue Notes, Saturday, December 15th, 8:30pm

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Sarah Jane steps from St. Louis with her lush sultry voice, in the tradition of a “red hot mamma,” along with the Blue Notes to bring you authentic swingin’ hot jazz from the early 20th century. They’ll swing you with smooth and snappy classic standards along with some incredible forgotten gems. Don’t miss this!