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Evolution Festival 2023

With the vision of evolving the music festival experience, live music producers Contemporary Presentations and The Just Listen Company are proud to announce the inaugural EVOLUTION FESTIVAL in St. Louis. Inspired by the love for their hometown and the belief that festivals are a catalyst for building a stronger local community, co-executive producers Steve Schankman and Joe Litvag have collaborated to develop a modern festival concept that will celebrate the soul of the city in a forward-thinking way.

The inaugural EVOLUTION FESTIVAL music lineup will feature 2023 GRAMMY AWARD® winner Brandi Carlile, The Black Keys (a 2023 GRAMMY AWARD® nominee), The Black Crowes, Brittany Howard, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Ice Cube, Morgan Wade, Cautious Clay, Michigander, Modern English, Nikki Lane, The Sugarhill Gang, The Nude Party and many more…

Throughout the EVOLUTION FESTIVAL weekend, and in addition to enjoying a diverse music lineup, fans will be able to sit back, relax, and experience next-level barbeque offerings from the aforementioned nationally known masters and also from many local and regional award-winning chefs and restaurateurs. The ever-growing list includes Sugar Fire Smoke House, Pappy’s Smoke House, Beast Craft BBQ, Gobble Stop Smoke House, Heavy Smoke BBQ, Treaux’s Cajun BBQ, and more. The bourbon will also be flowing in fresh and creative ways with specialty cocktails, tastings, and demonstrations featuring the best local, regional, and national bourbon brands including Ezra Brooks, Rebel, Daviess County, Blood Oath, Yellowstone, Withered Oak and many more.

August 26 & 27

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Saturday, August 26


12:00am - 11:59pm


Forest Park
5595 Grand Dr.
St. Louis, MO 63112

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