Annual JB Blast to feature music, fireworks

The 2013 JB Blast will take place Friday, July 5, at Veterans’ Memorial Amphitheater in Jefferson Barracks Park, off Telegraph Road, just north of Interstate 255.

The free event, which will take place from 7 to 9 p.m., will feature the Shades of Blue Jazz Band, a U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America, followed by a fireworks display.

Food and drink vendors will be available.

Sponsors of the annual JB Blast include: County Executive Charlie Dooley, 6th Dis-trict Councilman Steve Stenger, the South County Chamber of Commerce, the county Parks and Recreation Department, the county Police Department, the St. Louis Economic Council and River City Casino.