Concerts

Concert Review: U2 Excites St. Louis, Treats Pittsburgh to a Gem

Posted: July 28, 2011 at 8:25 pm   /   Concerts, Featured, Local, Music

Your dedicated reviewer continued her U2 trek with shows in St. Louis and Pittsburgh. After 110 shows, the band’s “360 tour” will conclude Saturday, July 30, in Moncton, NB (Canada) at the Magnetic Hill Music Festival. Learn more at u2.com. Read our review for U2 in Chicago here. I’ve been to a million U2 shows. […]

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How To: Survive the U2 General Admission Line

Posted: July 16, 2011 at 7:50 pm   /   Concerts, Local, Music

No, I’m sorry, U2 general admission ticket holders – you cannot waltz into St. Louis’ Busch Stadium at 7 p.m. this Sunday and expect to find a great spot on the floor. What’s that? You had no idea that you’d have to fight 10,000 people for a decent spot? Fine, fine. I, as a veteran […]

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El Monstero “The Monster in The Park” St. Louis Concert Review (2011)

Posted: July 15, 2011 at 8:11 am   /   Concerts, Local

I have been raised around music my whole life and was introduced to the greats early on…the Rolling Stones, the Who, Pink Floyd were all bands I grew up loving. I have been to some awesome concerts in my lifetime, but one band I have not seen is Pink Floyd. Imagine my surprise to find […]

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Concert Review: U2 + Chicago, Sittin’ in a Tree

Posted: July 13, 2011 at 4:02 pm   /   Concerts, Featured, Local, Music

Your dedicated reviewer went to Chicago on July 5 for her first of three U2 shows this month. Other “360 Tour” shows she’ll be reviewing include Busch Stadium in St. Louis (7/17) and Heinz Field in Pittsburgh (7/26), the final stop for the tour. Tickets still are available for both shows. Learn more at u2.com. […]

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Music Monday: Concert Calendar for June 27-July 3

Posted: June 27, 2011 at 5:26 pm   /   Concerts, Local, Music

St. Louis is full of bangin’ concerts. Check out the upcoming shows at some of our favorite area venues for Monday, June 27, through Sunday, July 3. Monday Cicero’s: Givers, Pepper Rabbit, 1,2,3 Crack Fox: Brown Bottle Fever Off Broadway: Small Sur, Trotting Bear, We’re Wolf Old Rock House: Kaki King Pageant: Toad the Wet […]

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Music Monday: Concert Calendar for June 20-26

Posted: June 20, 2011 at 10:02 am   /   Concerts, Local, Music

St. Louis is full of bangin’ concerts. Check out the upcoming shows at some of our favorite area venues for Monday, June 20, through Sunday, June 26. Monday Crack Fox: Max Porter Firebird: Parachute, Hugo, Damato Old Rock House: Lee DeWyze, Corey Crowder Tuesday Firebird: Sleepy Kitty, 18andCounting, Prince Ea (RFT Music Awards) Off Broadway: […]

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Music Monday: This Week’s Concert Calendar

Posted: June 13, 2011 at 5:37 pm   /   Concerts, Local, Music

St. Louis is full of bangin’ concerts. Check out the upcoming shows at some of our favorite area venues for Monday, June 13, through Sunday, June 19. Monday Blueberry Hill: The Head and the Heart, Abigail Washburn Pageant: Black Country Communion Vintage Vinyl: The Head and the Heart (in-store) Tuesday Off Broadway: Clare Burson, Peter […]

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Concert Review: Weird Al Yankovic at the St. Charles Family Arena (2011)

Posted: June 4, 2011 at 8:08 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Local

When I was an adorable moppet, my father gave me a 45″ vinyl single of Weird Al Yankovic’s “Eat It.” To my young ears, the song was the best thing I’d heard in my life. In fact, I loved it so much that I took that record to school for Show and Tell Day. I’d […]

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TFDI Tour feat. Tony Lucca, Matt Duke and Jay Nash Coming to St. Louis

Posted: November 18, 2010 at 4:02 pm   /   Concerts, Local, St. Louis Events

Tony Lucca is coming back to St. Louis on December 14, and this time he is bringing Matt Duke and Jay Nash with him. The three musicians are part of the TFDI, or Totally F*ckin Doin It tour. The tour started last year, sparking the three artists to release an impromptu EP and extend the […]

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Review of “Decatur Celebration 2010” in Decatur, IL

Posted: August 24, 2010 at 4:46 am   /   Concerts, Local, Music

This review of the Celebration is going to be a breakdown of me and my family’s weekend at the Celebration. We arrived at the Celebration on Saturday morning (missed all the Friday performers) just in time for the “Razzle Dazzle Good Times Parade.” The Razzle Dazzle Parade is an enjoyable small town parade. The highlight […]

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