Nick Fradiani & We The Kings Headlined St. Louis Uncorked 2016
The “first sip of Summer” returns to St. Louis next month with St. Louis Uncorked 2016. St. Louis Uncorked will take place June 3rd and 4th in downtown St. Louis. Rachel Platten and Nick Fradiani will headline the Friday night entertainment on the Bud Light Main Stage while Ingrid Michaelson and We the Kings will entertain the masses on Saturday evening. The Bud Light Main Stage will be situated at the intersection of Market and Tucker downtown.
St. Louis Uncorked is a free all-ages downtown festival put on by CBS Radio. The festival will feature food and product vendors in the KEZK Martketplace, boutique shopping and beauty services in the Y98 Fashion Village, home improvement tips in the KMOX Home Improvement Zone and some of the hottest new cars on display at the Lou Fusz Automotive Zone.
Aside from photo opportunities with the new vehicles, attendees will have other opportunities on the Cricket Wireless Red Carpet. and be able to get their hydration on at the Lipton Sparking Ice Tea Hydration Station.
Singer-songwriter Rachel Platten will open main entertainment bill on Friday evening. The New York-born Trinity College graduate has seen success with “Fight Song”, which has been used on the campaign trail by U.S. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. She just recently released the music video for her latest single, “Better Place”. Watch the emotional video below.
“Better Place” Rachel Platten
American Idol winner Nick Fradiani will headline the Friday night schedule. After originally getting a taste of the reality music show genre with the group Beach Avenue (which also included his father), Fradiani appeared on the 14th season of American Idol solo and won the competition. His song “Beautiful Life” served as the official anthem for the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Watch the inspirational music video below.
Nick Fradiani “Beautiful Life”
Ingrid Michaelson will open the main entertainment on Saturday evening. The singer-songwriter self-released her first album in 2005 and just released her latest single, “Hell No”, at the end of April. You can watch the music video, which appears to be made with various Snapchat filters, below.
Ingrid Michaelson “Hell No” music video
We The Kings will close St. Louis Uncorked 2016 on Saturday night, filling a role played by O.A.R, A Great Big World and Hanson in recent years. The punk rock band from Brandenton, Florida is currently promoting their latest studio album, “Strange Love”. We don’t know if they are rooting for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the NHL Playoffs. The former Warped Tour headliners released the music video for their cover of Hamilton’s “The Story of Tonight” last month.
We The Kings “The Story of Tonight”
With Soldiers Memorial Museum undergoing a multi-year renovation, the footprint of Uncorked has sifted slightly. Organizers recommend utilizing the various city parking garages and meters in the area for parking.
The Bud Light Party Plaza is a ticketed VIP area close to the Bud Light Main Stage. Party Plaza VIP tickets include complimentary Bud Light products, Deep Eddy Vodka and Noble Vines Wine. Food is provided by Sugarfire Smokehouse with desserts by L’Ecole Culinaire. VIPs will also have access to private restrooms. Tickets to the Bud Light Party Plaza are $50 for Friday or Saturday night plus an additional $5 Eventbrite fee. An additional $5 will get you a Pit Pass to hang out right in front of the stage. The Bud Light Party Plaza will be open from 7 PM -11 PM each evening of the festival.
St. Louis Uncorked 2016 will open its gates at 5 PM on Friday, June 3rd and at 3 PM on Saturday, June 4th. The festival will close at 11 PM each evening. Not outside food or beverage items are allowed withing the festival’s gates. The event will go on rain or shine.
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