Concerts

Concert Preview: Foreigner at St. Charles Family Arena

Posted: March 25, 2019 at 1:37 pm   /   Concerts

Classic rock band Foreigner will hit the stage at Family Arena on Tuesday, June 25 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 29 at 10 a.m. They can be purchased at the Family Arena Ticket Office or online at www.metrotix.com. Tickets can be purchased at the Family Arena Ticket Office or online at […]

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Concert Preview: Disturbed at Chaifetz Arena

Posted: March 25, 2019 at 8:21 am   /   Concerts

Disturbed will play at Chaifetz Arena in October 11 for the Evolution Tour. In This Moment will be the special guest on the tour. Tickets will go on sale this Friday at 10 a.m.

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Comedy Review: Lewis Black at Stifel Theatre

Posted: March 23, 2019 at 5:32 pm   /   Concerts, Reviews

Anticipation built throughout the day of the show.  The last time I caught Lewis Black live was at the Pageant in 2005 when he followed the great, legendary Mitch Hedberg as they both opened for Comedy Central Live Presents Dave Attell: The Insomniac Tour.  It was at a time when Comedy Central’s Daily Show was […]

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Concert Review: Mike Mains & The Branches in Kansas City

Posted: March 20, 2019 at 8:06 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Mike Mains & The Branches performed at The Rino in Kansas City Friday night, and I was there to catch a glimpse of what this Michigan-native band had to offer the music world. In my previous interview with Mike, frontman of the group, he put a big emphasis on the importance of addressing mental health. […]

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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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Interview: Brett Emmons of The Glorious Sons Talks Life on the Road, Writing, and Opening for The Rolling Stones

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 2:45 pm   /   Concerts, Interviews

The Glorious Sons are the pride of Canada, but they are also taking over the airwaves of U.S. rock stations. Currently, on tour in support of their album Young Beauties and Fools, the band will make a stop in St. Louis on Saturday, May 25 for Pointfest. I recently had a chance to speak 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: John Mellencamp Gets Nostalgic at Stifel

Posted: March 13, 2019 at 7:16 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Growing up as a young Midwestern kid in the 80s, John Mellencamp was part of the soundtrack of my life, so getting to see the aging rocker on Tuesday night at Stifel Theatre was a journey back to my youth, and a fun one at that. Mellencamp showed that while he may be going on […]

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Concert Review: Garth Brooks Sells Out and Shows Out at The Dome

Posted: March 12, 2019 at 8:50 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

He may have been blowing smoke up the rear end of the 75,000-plus in attendance on Saturday night, but Garth Brooks seemed sincere when he said his show at The Dome at America’s Center was “the best night of my life.” Brooks did not disappoint the largest crowd in the history of the dome, as […]

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Interview: Frontman of Mike Mains & The Branches Talks Tour, and Why We Need to Talk About Mental Health

Posted: March 11, 2019 at 4:08 pm   /   Concerts, Interviews

Mental health is a concept demanding attention in today’s society, and it’s about damn time. For many years, mental health was an issue millions of people were dealing with quietly, and no one really talked about nor helped the victims until it was far too late. Though many who suffer from mental health issues still […]

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