Café Soul provides an open mic platform for vocalists, musicians and poets (from all genres of music) to express themselves openly while being accompanied by a live band. The musical experiences are not rehearsed, but boasts raw, impromptu sessions that keeps the audience wanting more month after month!
Over the years, Café Soul has “sponsored” many events including: Common, Carl Thomas, Lyfe Jennings, and Whodini! Café Soul's host and house band has opened for Mint Condition, Angie Stone, India Arie, Morris Day and the Time, Musiq Soulchild, and Cameo. Café Soul is the only platform of it's kind with a consistent track record of providing live entertainment to the masses, and is recognized by industry veterans, producers, managers, DJ’s and record labels as the hotspot for live entertainment in St. Louis.
“Great nights of burgeoning St. Louis soul aren’t coming around often enough, but Café Soul is fixing that scenario with a vengeance with its anticipated evenings of potent new and old school R&B. It’s a strong reminder of one of St. Louis’ most overlooked though talented music scenes.” - St. Louis Post Dispatch