The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the temporary closure of Gateway Arch National Park , which includes the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice due to the evolving COVID-19 health situation.

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Blues at the Arch

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Fridays in August

Produced by the Gateway Arch Park Foundation, in partnership with the National Park Service and National Blues Museum, Blues at the Arch celebrates five years of showcasing top regional and national Blues musicians in four weeks of free performances in August!

When: Fridays in August 

Where: Gateway Arch National Park, North Gateway by the Eads Bridge.

August 7

Uvee Hayes - 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Shemika Copeland - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

August 14

Little Dylan - 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Jontavious Willis - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

August 21

 Kingdom Brothers - 6:00pm - 7:15pm

 Toronzo Cannon and the Chicago Way - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

August 28

Carolyn Mason - 6:00pm - 7:15pm

Mz. ShA - 7:30pm - 9:00pm


Food and Drink Vendors

Come hungry to Blues at the Arch. Plenty of awesome food and drink vendors will be there with a plethora of options. You can also bring your own picnic and cooler. Please do not bring glass.

Getting to Blues at the Arch

There are many ways to get to Blues at the Arch. The Laclede’s Landing MetroLink station at Eads Bridge takes you directly to Blues at the Arch – and practically backstage. Bike racks are available in the North Gateway and on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd. on the riverfront. Download the apps to use shared e-scooters, but be aware that these motorized vehicles are not allowed within the Gateway Arch National Park boundaries. The nearest parking is in Laclede’s Landing, where the just-opened Lucas Avenue extension provides new access. Go to for a map of Explore St. Louis preferred parking options.

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For vendor information, please email the event producer Dennis Gorg at