Skip to main content

Book Direct for our most exclusive offers!

Book & Save

LIVE IN THE SKY CHRISTONE "KINGFISH" INGRAM

Fri Jul 19
6 PM
@ ANGAD RAINBOW TERRACE SOUTH DECK

"Live in the Sky” is a ten-date rooftop concert series atop the Angad Arts Hotel. Our rooftop is 13 stories above the city with sweeping views of the St. Louis skyline. Performers will be positioned right in front of our views creating a breathtaking backdrop like no concert has ever had before. This week we welcome CHRISTONE "KINGFISH" INGRAM to the Angad Rainbow Terrace”

CHRISTONE'S BIO

"Is Christone "Kingfish" Ingram the future of the blues? The blues savior is one of the most exciting young guitarists in years, with a sound that encompasses B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix, and Prince." - ROLLING STONE

 "A rising blues prodigy... A torchbearer." - NPR MUSIC

 "Kingfish is the next explosion of the blues." - BUDDY GUY

 Once a generation, a blues artist comes along who not only reminds mainstream audiences how deeply satisfying and emotionally moving the best blues music can be but shakes the genre to its core. With both eyes on the future and the blues in his blood, 20-year-old guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Christone "King sh" Ingram is set to take the music world by storm with the long-awaited release of his debut album, KINGFISH, on Alligator Records. Sprung from the same earth as so many of the Delta blues masters, King sh comes bursting out of Clarksdale, Mississippi, just ten miles from the legendary crossroads of Highways 61 and 49. A student of the Delta's musical history, he is acutely aware of the musicians and the music that emerged from his corner of the world. "I do think I have an old soul, that I've been here before," he says. "I'm moving forward with one foot in the past."

"You don't see too many kids into blues music," says the nascent star. "In my town, every kid wants to be a rapper -- I wanted to do something no one else was doing." And although he grew up near the crossroads where Robert Johnson allegedly cut a deal with the devil, King sh insists he didn't do any of that to make his guitar howl the blues. "I just practice all the time," he says, "that's the only deal I made, and it's with myself."

Recorded in Nashville and produced by two-time Grammy winner Tom Hambridge (Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi, Joe Louis Walker), KINGFISH showcases Ingram's blistering, raw and inspired guitar playing, soulful, deep vocals, and songwriting. He tells stories with his solos, channeling the spirits of all the past masters while the music he makes is his own. He co-wrote eight of the album's 12 tracks. "A lot of folks know me for my covers," he says. "That's why it's important for me to release original music." The first radio single, Outside Of This Town, is a fierce statement of purpose -- both musically and lyrically -- from this rising star. The songs range from autobiographical (Been Here Before, Before I'm Old) to humorous (Trouble), and from white hot (It Ain't Right)

 

to slow and searing (Love Ain't My Favorite Thing). His friend and mentor, Buddy Guy, adds vocals and guitar on Fresh Out while another friend, Keb Mo, brings his warm, conversational voice to Listen, and adds his rhythm and resonator guitars to six tracks.

 

Alligator Records president Bruce Iglauer considers King sh a natural t for the blues and roots label. "At the age of 20, KingFIsh is one of the most exciting and passionate young artists I've seen in many years. He's creating new music that feels like blues but doesn't copy what's already been done. His roots are firmly in the Mississippi Delta, and you can hear that raw Delta honesty in his playing and singing. His guitar work is technically dazzling, but it's all about the emotions of the song and moving the audience. He's perfectly capable of crowd-pleasing shredding, but his music is remarkably mature. He knows which are the important notes, the notes that tell the story and grab the audience, and he leaves out the extraneous ones. He sings with the intensity and directness of a seasoned blues artist. He venerates the blues masters of the past and present but is eagerly making his own statement, inspired by the music they created. I'm watching him become a young, visionary blues giant. He has an amazing future ahead of him, and I'm proud that he's joined the Alligator family."

Kingfish is equally thrilled to have his debut album come out on Alligator, "I never thought this would happen. I've been waiting to release my first record for such a long time. To have it come out on Alligator is a really great thing." Born to a musical family near Clarksdale, Mississippi on January 19, 1999, Christone Ingram fell in love with music as a small child. There was always music playing around the house. His family sang (and continues to sing) at their family church. His mother, Princess Pride, is the first cousin to country music legend Charley Pride. Christone starting hitting drums at age six and at nine he picked up the bass. Around this time his mother enrolled him in a program at the Delta Blues Museum. At age 11, he got his rst guitar and quickly mastered it. The young prodigy soaked up music from Robert Johnson to Lightnin' Hopkins, from B.B. King to Muddy Waters, from Jimi Hendrix to Prince. Before long he could play like them all, but all the while he kept developing his own sound and style.

 

Christone first stepped on stage at the age of 11 at Clarksdale's famous Ground Zero Club, playing behind one of his mentors, Mississippi blues icon Bill "Howl-N-Madd" Perry. Perry gifted the young musician with a new stage name, King sh. The young bluesman performed at the White House for Michelle Obama in 2014 as part of a delegation of young blues musicians from the Delta Blues Museum. By age 16 he was turning heads and winning awards, including the 2015 Rising Star Award, presented by The Rhythm & Blues Foundation. Funk music superstar Bootsy Collins began sharing King sh's YouTube videos -- some with millions of views each -- telling his followers "this is how a child can influence others." Rapper The Game did the same. Christone's appeal beyond blues was immediate. He appeared on The Rachael Ray Show as well as The Steve Harvey Show. He was cast in season two of the Net ix program Luke Cage after the series lead producer saw one of his videos. Two of his cover songs appear on the show's soundtrack album, which immediately introduced him to a young audience who had never heard the blues before. King sh recently performed in an NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert with rap legend Rakim, who also appeared in Luke Cage.

Kingfish has shared stages with Buddy Guy, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Robert Randolph, Guitar Shorty, Eric Gales, and many others. He has befriended rock stars from Nikki Sixx to Dave Grohl. Since graduating from high school, Kingfish has continued his life on the road. He has performed at festivals around the country, including stops at the Chicago Blues Festival, the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, the Bonita Blues Festival in Florida, The Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, at Austin's Antone's and at San Francisco's famed Biscuits & Blues. He's performed in Europe multiple times, including appearances at the Moulin Blues Festival in the Netherlands and the Blues Heaven Festival in Denmark.

In addition to making music and touring the world, King sh donates his time and talent to two causes important to him. Through his work with various local Blues In The Schools programs, he visits with students around the country while he's on tour. "It's important to teach kids about blues and music and give them another forum to express themselves." He's also an official ambassador for United By Music North America, a program helping people with developmental challenges, such as autism, to express themselves through music. "Treat everybody right and anybody can do anything," says King sh.

With the release of KINGFISH and a major tour in the works (featuring dates with both Vampire Weekend and Buddy Guy), Christone "King sh" Ingram is ready to blaze a trail with the blues torch that's been passed to him. With his eye-popping guitar playing and his reach-out-and-grab-you-by-the-collar vocals, King sh delivers each song with unmatched passion and precision. Steeped in the rich, vivid history of the blues, he's driven by his burning desire to create contemporary music that speaks to his generation and beyond. Kingfish is a real-life 21st-century bluesman who is inspired by the music of Robert Johnson but dreams of one day collaborating with Kendrick Lamar and soul-funk bassist Thundercat. "My core is blues," he says, "but it's important for me to create a sound and style that is uniquely my own. I have a lot to say, so please stay tuned.”

WEBSITE

https://www.christonekingfishingram.com


PURCHASE TICKETS HERE

Terms & Conditions

NONE

More Events

Fri May 319pm

Music is food for the soul. Dinner For Locals is a gathering of like-minded individuals seeking out a very specific language and passion spoken through perfectly curated sets of deep house. Join us each 1st and 3rd Friday for a beautifully crafted sonic journey.

Learn more

Tue Jun 045:30 PM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Fri Jun 149pm

Music is food for the soul. Dinner For Locals is a gathering of like-minded individuals seeking out a very specific language and passion spoken through perfectly curated sets of deep house. Join us each 1st and 3rd Friday for a beautifully crafted sonic journey.

Learn more

Thu Jun 138pm

Thursdays are all about the vibe and Mark Lewis is just the man to take you and your friends on that musical journey. You will find yourself singing along to songs that made you smile and heading over to the booth to ask, “What song is this?”.

Learn More

Wed May 296pm

Be a part of a "SKETCHY" drawing party overlooking St. Louis in the Angad Rainbow Terrace.
Every other Wednesday, starting Wednesday, April 3rd, join artist Terry Hinkle in the Angad Rainbow Terrace to DRAW & DRINK with a fun and creative crowd of artists and friends.
Brought to you by Angad Arts Hotel and Artmart

LEARN MORE

Thu Jun 068pm

Thursdays are all about the vibe and Mark Lewis is just the man to take you and your friends on that musical journey. You will find yourself singing along to songs that made you smile and heading over to the booth to ask, “What song is this?”.

Learn More

Sat Jun 019PM - 1AM

Spend your Saturday night 13 stories above St. Louis sipping on bubbly and craft cocktails with your friends as our DJs provide the ultimate soundtrack for the weekend.

This week we welcome DJ Carlos Suarez to the Angad Rainbow Terrace

LEARN MORE

Fri Jun 289pm

Music is food for the soul.

Dinner For Locals is a gathering of like-minded individuals seeking out a very specific language and passion spoken through perfectly curated sets of deep house. Join us this bonus Friday for a beautifully crafted sonic journey.

 

LEARN MORE

Thu Jun 208pm

Thursdays are all about the vibe and Mark Lewis is just the man to take you and your friends on that musical journey. You will find yourself singing along to songs that made you smile and heading over to the booth to ask, “What song is this?”.

Learn More

Fri Jun 219pm

Alexis Tucci will keep your body moving and your soul smiling as you take in sweeping views of the downtown skyline and the Arch in the Angad Rainbow Terrace or sit down to sip cocktails in the Chameleon lounge. 

Learn More

Thu May 306pm-8pm

We welcome you to experience the Renaissance of Rhythm and Jazz and witness its Evolution in The Chameleon Lounge with Robert Nelson, where “music heals, laughter is medicine and love is ours to share.”

LEARN MORE

Sun May 2611 am - 3 pm

Grand Tavern introduces a “ Blues + Brews ” themed brunch Sundays which will feature a lineup of live musicians and spotlight local craft breweries. Guests can enjoy select "bottomless" beverages including Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s, House Cocktails, House Wine and Beer for two hours during Sunday brunch service from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for $15. 

This week we welcome BLUES by ODDS LANE 

LEARN MORE

Sat Jul 069 AM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Thu Jun 276pm-8pm

We welcome you to experience the Renaissance of Rhythm and Jazz and witness its Evolution in The Chameleon Lounge with Robert Nelson, where “music heals, laughter is medicine and love is ours to share.”

LEARN MORE

Thu May 308pm

Thursdays are all about the vibe and Mark Lewis is just the man to take you and your friends on that musical journey. You will find yourself singing along to songs that made you smile and heading over to the booth to ask, “What song is this?”.

Learn More

Tue Jun 115:30 PM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Fri Jun 286 pm

"Live in the Sky” is a ten-date rooftop concert series atop Angad Arts Hotel. The series will feature intimate performances by some of the most popular up-and-coming artists of today. Our rooftop is 13 stories above the city with sweeping views of the St. Louis skyline. Performers will be positioned right in front of our views creating a breathtaking backdrop like no concert has ever had before. This week we welcome RAYLAND BAXTER to our Angad Rainbow Terrace”

LEARN MORE

Wed Jun 2612:30pm

Join us in the Grand Ballroom for this free intimate roundtable series of speakers loaded with career scaling insights and expertise. This week we welcome Phillip Hamer Photography

LEARN MORE

Tue Jul 165:30 PM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Sat Jun 019 AM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Tue Jul 025:30 PM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Sat Jul 209 AM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Fri Jul 126 PM

"Live in the Sky” is a ten-date rooftop concert series atop Angad Arts Hotel. The series will feature intimate performances by some of the most popular up-and-coming artists of today. Our rooftop is 13 stories above the city with sweeping views of the St. Louis skyline. Performers will be positioned right in front of our views creating a breathtaking backdrop like no concert has ever had before. This week we welcome JAKE WESLEY ROGERS to Angad Rainbow Terrace”

LEARN MORE

Fri May 249pm

Alexis Tucci will keep your body moving and your soul smiling as you take in sweeping views of the downtown skyline and the Arch in our Angad Rainbow Terrace or sit down to sip cocktails in the Chameleon lounge. 

Learn More

Sat Jul 139 AM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Sat Jun 159 AM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Sat May 259 AM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Fri Jul 196 PM

"Live in the Sky” is a ten-date rooftop concert series atop the Angad Arts Hotel. The series will feature intimate performances by some of the most popular up-and-coming artists of today. Our rooftop is 13 stories above the city with sweeping views of the St. Louis skyline. Performers will be positioned right in front of our views creating a breathtaking backdrop like no concert has ever had before. This week we welcome CHRISTONE "KINGFISH" INGRAM to the Angad Rainbow Terrace”

LEARN MORE

Sat May 259 pm

Join us as we welcome Vinny Troia to his new home the last Saturday of every month, we are sure he will keep your body moving and your soul smiling as you take in the sweeping views of the downtown St. Louis skyline and the Arch atop our Angad Rainbow Terrace.

LEARN MORE

Tue Jul 305:30 PM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Fri May 316pm

"Live in the Sky” is a ten-date rooftop concert series atop Angad Arts Hotel. The series will feature intimate performances by some of the most popular up-and-coming artists of today. Our rooftop is 13 stories above the city with sweeping views of the St. Louis skyline. Performers will be positioned right in front of our views creating a breathtaking backdrop like no concert has ever had before. This week we welcome CHARLIE BURG to our Angad Rainbow Terrace”

LEARN MORE

Sat Jul 279 AM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Tue Jun 185:30 PM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Fri May 03to Fri Sep 13

“Live in the Sky” is a ten-date rooftop concert series atop Angad Arts Hotel. The series will feature intimate performances by some of the most popular up-and-coming artists of today. Our rooftop is 13 stories above the city with sweeping views of the St. Louis skyline. Performers will be positioned right in front of our views creating a breathtaking backdrop like no concert has ever had before. By the end of the summer, this will be one of the most talked about event in St. Louis

LEARN MORE

Sat Jun 229 AM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Tue Jul 235:30 PM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Thu Jun 278pm

Thursdays are all about the vibe and Mark Lewis is just the man to take you and your friends on that musical journey. You will find yourself singing along to songs that made you smile and heading over to the booth to ask, “What song is this?”.

Learn More

Fri Jun 079pm

Alexis Tucci will keep your body moving and your soul smiling as you take in sweeping views of the downtown skyline and the Arch in the Angad Rainbow Terrace or sit down to sip cocktails in the Playroom or Chameleon lounges. 

Learn More

Tue Jun 255:30 PM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Fri Jun 146 PM

"Live in the Sky” is a ten-date rooftop concert series atop Angad Arts Hotel. The series will feature intimate performances by some of the most popular up-and-coming artists of today. Our rooftop is 13 stories above the city with sweeping views of the St. Louis skyline. Performers will be positioned right in front of our views creating a breathtaking backdrop like no concert has ever had before. This week we welcome Clark Beckham to our Angad Rainbow Terrace”

LEARN MORE

Wed Jun 1912:30pm

Join us in the Library for this free intimate roundtable series of speakers loaded with career scaling insights and expertise. This week we welcome Marquise Knox & Alonzo Townsend

Learn More

Thu Jun 136pm-8pm

We welcome you to experience the Renaissance of Rhythm and Jazz and witness its Evolution in The Chameleon Lounge with Robert Nelson, where “music heals, laughter is medicine and love is ours to share.”

LEARN MORE

Sat Jun 299 AM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Wed May 2912:30pm

Join us in the Grand Ballroom for this free intimate roundtable series of speakers loaded with career scaling insights and expertise. This week we welcome Allyson Ditchey

LEARN MORE

Sat Jun 089 AM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Tue May 285:30 PM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE

Fri Mar 29to Tue Dec 31

We think our rooftop lounge is the perfect place to meet up after work or on the weekend and watch the sunset over the city with friends. Our new Happy Hour menu will have you agreeing... See you soon 

LEARN MORE

Fri Aug 096 PM

"Live in the Sky” is a ten-date rooftop concert series atop Angad Arts Hotel. The series will feature intimate performances by some of the most popular up-and-coming artists of today. Our rooftop is 13 stories above the city with sweeping views of the St. Louis skyline. Performers will be positioned right in front of our views creating a breathtaking backdrop like no concert has ever had before. This week we welcome GREAT GOOD FINE OK to our Angad Rainbow Terrace”

LEARN MORE

Tue Jul 095:30 PM

Join Sumits Yoga St. Louis for an inviting all level yoga practice. Classes will focus on music, movement, meditation for self-awareness and reflection. We will explore effort and ease through the connection of movement and breath.

 

LEARN MORE