Massie Brings Blues, Pop, Gospel To Orris Friday

Kim Massie has been a mainstay in the Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce Summer Music Series, and she continues to be one of the most popular performers in the series each year.

Massie will perform this Friday, making it nine appearances in the 11-year history of the series.

She performed each of the first seven years of the series, becoming the only perform consecutively for that many years from the series inception. After a two-year break, she came back last year as the series celebrated its 10th anniversary.

Massie performs sets mixing gospel, rock, pop, rhythm and blues and even country.

She still performs regularly in the St. Louis area.

She has twice been named Female Vocalist of the Year by readers of the Riverfront Times, and she earned a Grand Center Visionary Award in 2005.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the concert begins at 8 p.m.

Tickets to all shows in the series this year are $20. They may be purchased through the Chamber of Commerce at 573-883-3686 or its website.

Preferred sponsors of the series are: Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital; Bloomsdale Bank; Hardin & Schaefer, PC; ST Gear & Machine LLC; Ste. Genevieve County Abstract Co. Inc.; Carl Kinsky, Attorney At Law; Mississippi Lime Company; Ste. Gen Vision Care; Citizens Electric Corporation; and Mid America Barnwood.

 Regular sponsors are: MRV Banks; Family Dentistry of Ste. Genevieve; Jacquelyn S. Gonz, Attorney At Law, LLC; Shuh & Sons Plumbing, Heating & AC, LLC; Lance R. Drury, Attorney At Law; Lhoist North America; Eric Scott Leathers, Ltd.; Holcim (U.S.), Inc.; Loida Ag Service; Missouri Alliance Mutual Insurance; the Ste. Genevieve County Community Center; and the Ste. Genevieve Herald.

(Information from the Ste. Genevieve Chamber of Commerce, and Kim Massie’s website, kimmassie.com.)

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