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Concert Review: Shinedown Rocks Chaifetz Arena

Posted: March 20, 2019 at 7:55 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Music, Reviews

Chaifetz Arena housed the sold-out Attention Attention tour Sunday evening, coinciding with St. Patrick’s Day. Shinedown, the headliners, were joined on tour by Asking Alexandria and Papa Roach. Rock band from across the pond Asking Alexandria opened the show with a bang starting with hit “Into the Fire.” The English rockers then continued with an […]

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Movie Review: ‘Five Feet Apart’ Starring Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse

Posted: March 17, 2019 at 2:16 pm   /   Movie Reviews

Justin Baldoni’s Five Feet Apart, the recent adaption of the YA novel of the same name by Rachael Lippincott, is definitely a movie that intends to hit you in the feels. Following the story of Stella, played by Haley Lu Richardson, a young girl diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis and hospital-bound for extended lengths of time, […]

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Interview: Grandson Raps About His Music and His Passion for Change

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 8:56 am   /   Interviews

Jordan Benjamin, known famously as the musical artist grandson, is currently embarking on his first headlining tour. Being the first time touring at this capacity, the artist has confronted some issues (some of which foreseen, some of which were not,) but altruistically says that he has the purpose of “a long-form opportunity to connect with […]

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Concert Review: Grandson Heats Up The Firebird

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 8:33 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Jordan Benjamin, most commonly known as the artist grandson, brought his No Apologies tour to the sold-out Firebird in St. Louis Sunday night. Fans began lining up outside the venue hours before the show began, some even traveling quite some distance to see the show. I spoke with two girls in line who traveled from […]

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Concert Review: Switchfoot at The Pageant

Posted: March 10, 2019 at 12:49 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Tuesday night, Switchfoot brought their Native Tongue tour to The Pageant to a highly enthusiastic audience. The show kicked off with acoustic opener Tyson Motsenbocker, a California native who brought a charming aspect to the stage as he bounced a couple jokes back and forth off the audience, and even weaving some comedy into his […]

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Interview: Chad Butler of Switchfoot

Posted: February 28, 2019 at 2:16 pm   /   Concerts, Interviews

SWITCHFOOT, fresh off the release of their new studio album “Native Tongue,” will embark on a North American tour of the same name. Only days into their tour, drummer Chad Butler called in to answer a few questions for ReviewSTL on their music and tour, and what St. Louis can expect with their upcoming show […]

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Concert Review: NEEDTOBREATHE at Stifel Theatre

Posted: February 19, 2019 at 7:26 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

​NEEDTOBREATHE, the American Christian-Rock band from South Carolina, brought their Acoustic Live tour to Stifel Theatre Monday night. Opening the show was Matt Maeson, weeks away from his first album debut. Maeson performed all his songs acoustically, sticking to the theme of the tour while also displaying some impressive vocals. For an opener, all it […]

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Concert Review: Jesse McCartney at The Pageant

Posted: January 30, 2019 at 4:05 pm   /   Concerts

​Teen heartthrob turned thirty-one-year-old heartthrob Jesse McCartney rolled through St. Louis Monday evening at The Pageant as a stop on his Resolution tour. Opening for him was eighteen-year-old Whitney Woerz, known mainly for her covers on Youtube. I’m not sure if there were some technical difficulties or her style of singing was just different – […]

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Movie Review: The Upside, starring; Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston

Posted: January 11, 2019 at 10:24 am   /   Film, Movie Reviews, Reviews

​Before its release, Neil Burger’s new film The Upside was receiving some harsh criticism based on the fact that it is a remake of the acclaimed French film The Intouchables, earning it a harsh 3.5/10 rating on IMDB. While yes, the film is technically a remake – it is also based on a true story, […]

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Interview: Nicole Byer

Posted: December 28, 2018 at 3:35 pm   /   Interviews

​After her fantastic set on Thursday night, I had the pleasure of sitting down with host of Netflix’s comedic baking reality show Nailed It! and star of Loosely Exactly Nicole (now available to stream on Facebook Watch,) Nicole Byer, as she answered some questions for ReviewSTL.com after the show about her current career, what audience […]

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