The Union Electric is made up of veteran St. Louis musicians Tim Rakel, Glenn Burleigh, Melinda Cooper and Mic Boshans. Depending on the date/time/weather, Beth Bombara, Jake DeLeonardis and/or Brad Vaughn may also make intermittent appearances in the line-up.
UE has released a number of 7" records and the full-length CD "Time Is Gold". In 2012, Time Is Gold charted on the CMJ Radio 200, and received college and community radio play all over the the United States and much of Europe. Two new 45s were released in 2013.