The Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival returns to Webster Groves on Saturday, Sept. 17 with an eclectic lineup featuring some of the region's best musicians and special acts.

This year's talent features several unique and rare collaborations, including Gene Dobbs Bradford & the Blues Explosion and Anita Rosamond Band, as well as Bach to the Future with saxophone star Eric Marienthal.

"We're thrilled to bring the festival back this year and to feature a huge range of styles," said Terry Perkins, festival music director.

Live music will be played throughout the day on the festival's two performance stages.

The Webster University Stage on Gore Avenue will feature the sounds of: Shades of Blue (Scott Air Force Base Band); the Green McDonough Band; Anita Rosamond Band with special guest Gene Dobbs Bradford; Webster University Jazz Ensemble; Bach to the Future, and the Marquise Knox Blues Revue with special guests.

The Autumn Hill Records Stage on Allen Avenue will host: Old Webster's Got Talent contest winner, The Liberation Organ Trio; The Hipjaz Quintet; Matthew Von Doran Trio; Webster Groves High School Jazz Band; Feyza Eren Band; Alan Oxenhandler and Tracer.

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