ST. LOUIS (KPLR) - Jazz at the Bistro is closing its doors later this May, and will reopen as a $10 million dollar jazz center. The Harold and Dorothy Steward Center for Jazz will be home to both "Ferring Jazz Bistro and the Centene Jazz Education Center."
The bistro will be completely re-designed, while construction has begun on the new space next door.
Mayor Francis Slay: "The City of St. Louis has enjoyed jazz for over a century and this is, with this expansion it’s gonna help improve upon and continue that legacy for many, many years in the future. And we are very, very excited about it."
The new Ferring Jazz Bistro will reopen in October with a show from jazz legend Wynton Marsalis.
The full concert lineup will be announced later in May.