Concerts

Concert Photos: Train and Goo Goo Dolls at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: June 23, 2019 at 2:32 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Goo Goo Dolls and Train brought their co-headlining tour to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Saturday night. The bands played all their hits as the audience danced and sang along. Photos by Jeremy Housewright.

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Gritty and Tough, Fire Shut Up In My Bones is A Charged Emotional Stunner

Posted: June 18, 2019 at 1:37 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Live Theater

Describing Terrence Blanchard’s opera, Fire Shut Up In My Bones in a few words is not easy. However, ‘poignant’ is a good place to start. Commissioned in collaboration with Jazz St. Louis as part of their ongoing New Works, Bold Voices series, Fire Shut Up In My Bones is an unsettling an emotionally powerful reminder […]

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Concert Review: El Monstero at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: June 12, 2019 at 12:14 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

Saturday night at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre was the annual summer EL MONSTERO concert, the St. Louis native Pink Floyd tribute band. Known for their theatrical sets, incredible performances, and being considered one of the best Pink Floyd tributes performing today, it was no surprise when the venue filled up quite quickly. After an interview with […]

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Concert Review: Judas Priest Rocks Out at Stifle Theatre

Posted: June 5, 2019 at 6:10 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Music, Reviews

It was quite an exciting night downtown this past Monday, with the St. Louis Blues taking a win at their home game against the Bruins at Enterprise Center for Game Four of the Stanley Cup Playoffs; But, right next door at Stifel Theatre, metal-heads of all ages came together for Judas Priest and the band’s current Firepower […]

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Concert Review: Dierks Bentley at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: June 5, 2019 at 5:57 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

By Bryan Bealmear Dierks Bentley brought his Burning Man 2019 tour to Hollywood Amphitheatre this weekend. Along for the ride this time were Hot Country Knights, TenilleTownes, and John Pardi.   Hot Country Knights got things started off. In a set that included everything from infighting in the group, to a love child reemerging, to […]

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Review: Vengeance Rules the Day in Opera Theatre’s Powerful Rigoletto

Posted: June 3, 2019 at 6:59 pm   /   Concerts, Live Theater, Live Theater Reviews, Reviews

Returning to Opera Theatre St. Louis for the first time in a decade, Rigoletto is a sad and sordid affair. Loaded with scheming, lust, jealousy and revenge, it is not for the faint of heart. Directed with stunning emotional potency by Bruno Ravella (in his OTSL debut) the production is dark. Very Dark. Verdi based […]

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The Damned Mark 40 Years of Machine Gun Etiquette With A Blazing Set at Delmar Hall

Posted: May 31, 2019 at 9:29 am   /   Concerts

The first British punk band to release a single, The Damned returned to Delmar Hall on May 29th to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their prolific third album, Machine Gun Etiquette, with a concert that obliterated any doubts that there was still plenty of gas left in the tank. Machine Gun Etiquette is a beast. Ahead of […]

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Interview: Tech N9ne Talks About His Career, Kansas City, Meeting Tupac, and Much More

Posted: May 29, 2019 at 8:50 am   /   Concerts, Interviews

Next to Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs, rapper Tech N9ne is probably one of the most recognizable figures in Kansas City. Tech has been on the rap scene since 1991. At 47, with 21 albums under his belt, Tech is showing no signs of slowing down. Tech’s latest tour, The It Goes Up […]

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Preview: Chelsea Handler at The Pageant

Posted: May 28, 2019 at 10:52 am   /   Concerts, Interesting, Live Theater, Local, Television

Comedian Chelsea Handler will bring her “Life Will Be the Death of Me” Sit-Down Comedy show to The Pageant on Friday, July 12. The show will begin at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m. For more information visit www.thepageant.com.

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Concert Photos: Bad Wolves at The Ready Room

Posted: May 28, 2019 at 10:45 am   /   Concerts, Local, Music

The Bad Wolves came to town for a show at The Ready Room on Thursday, May 23. Photos by Justin Staggs.

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