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Posted on: October 1, 2020

U City Announces Free Live Music & Art Demos on Leland in the Loop

Giuseppe  Rodrigo

To celebrate the U City Loop in the fall, a month-long series of free live music and art demos will kick off from 12 pm until 6 pm, Saturday, October 3, on Leland Ave., next to Vintage Vinyl.  The headline band, Giuseppe & Rodrigo, playing from 12 pm until 4 pm, will feature a myriad of blues styles from blues classics to new bluesy acoustic sounds.


To allow for social distancing, Leland Avenue (south off Delmar) will be closed to vehicle traffic for each of the weekly Saturday events that continue through fall 2020. The events are designed to be safe with social-distancing and masks required for everyone (age 2 and over).


Artists and musicians interested in participating in future events should contact  


The Saturday programs are the latest in a series of special activities that began last month to bring people back to the Loop, including special feature Drive-In Movie nights and expanded outdoor dining areas, as well as “Love the Loop” and “Dine on Delmar” events.


Activities in the Loop are produced by a collaboration of the Loop Special Business District and University City departments including Planning, Public Works and Police. 

About University City:  University City was incorporated on September 4, 1906 by founder Edward Gardner Lewis, as a city of learning, culture and beautiful neighborhoods.  This diverse community of about 34,000 residents provides welcoming neighborhoods, thriving business districts, and is a great place to live, learn, work and be entertained. More information is available at


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