BWorks, Bluegrass and BBQ
If you like bikes, brews, bluegrass, and a good BBQ, mark your calendar for Saturday, August 5, 6 - 9 p.m. for the BWorks Summer Jam and Pig Roast event that includes a silent auction to benefit St. Louis BWorks at Mad Art Gallery in Soulard. Performances during the event will be from Susan Marting and the Cats Away bluegrass band. Tickets are $25/person in advance (Sales end on July 31st) or $35 at the door (½ price for kids age 12-18 and free for kids under age 12) and include entrance, one beverage and pig roast. Mad Art is located at 2727 S 12th St., 63118. Proceeds from the door and silent auction will help support this nearly 30-year-old 501(c)3 organization that helps children and youth in St. Louis discover their potential through bicycles (Bicycle Works), books (Book Works) and bytes (Byte Works). Some of the Silent Auction Items include: 2 Pair of Green for the Aug. 24 Cardinals game, including parking and unlimited food and beverage 2 front-row-center Fox Theater tickets to a Broadway production Tom James Custom Suit Yemanja Brasil Gift Cards O'Fallon Brewery Gift Cards Retro Image Apparel Jerseys Saint Louis Food Tours Tune 4 U Piano Services Blo-Poke McGurks Gift Cards Bristol's Gift Cards Trainwreck Saloon Gift Cards Entertainment: Susan Marting: Native St Louisan Susan Marting is new to the singer songwriter scene. Her sweet lyrics and simple melodies will grab you and her clever hooks won't let you go. Cats Away Bluegrass Band "The Cat's Away Bluegrass Band covers many of your favorite Americana bands, from Ozark Mountain Daredevils to CCR, from Gillian Welch to Johnny Cash, from Steve Earle to Elvis, including many traditional songs. Toe tapping and hand clapping highly encouraged. Singing along, even better!"