This Is Us!


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How it all started!

So this guy and girl walk into a bar…lol


But seriously, this is how our story began.


we are st. louis’ premier jump blues band!


Get ready for a total knockout as St. Louis heavy hitters Sweetie & The Toothaches give you ring side seats to the best Jump Blues in the midwest! Specializing in 1940’s through 1960’s R&B, Jump Blues and Blues Ballads, St. Louis’ Premier Jump Blues Band, Sweetie & The Toothaches will have you stomping your feet and shaking your hips when you hear powerhouse vocalist and band leader Emilie “Sweetie” Richard belt out tunes such as “Farewell Blues” and “Bigger Fool” alongside her phenomenal Toothaches. Be prepared to sink your teeth into this hot jump blues bands personal brand of fresh smoked rhythms, sweet & salty harmonies and lip smackin’ solos. There’s no doubt that after you hear the first few notes of this bands super swinging energy that you’ll be left with a permanent sweet tooth!


Who Are The Toothaches?


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Emilie “Sweetie” Richard

Band Leader / Band Manager / Lead Vocalist / Co-Founder / Foodie

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Chase Garrett

Rhythm Section Leader / Pianist & Back Up Vocalist / Co-Founder / Music Arranger / Beard Grower

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Josh Baumgartner

Horn Section Leader / Saxophonist, Clarinetist & Back Up Vocalist / Music Arranger / Plant Lover

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Brian McEuen

Trumpeter & Back Up Vocalist / Man Bun Haver

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Ian Buschmann

Baritone Saxophonist & Back Up Vocalist / Former Bad Ass Van Owner

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John Marshall

Percussionist & Back Up Vocalist / Hawaiian Shirt Collector

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Jon Weiss

Upright Bassist & Back Up Vocalist / The Most Interesting Man In The World / Special Nickname: “The Maverick”