Concert Reviews

Aquabats! Delight at Delmar Hall

Posted: July 16, 2017 at 5:45 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Reviews

I was not prepared for what I had entered into when I walked into Delmar Hall. In jean shorts and a tank top, I was completely underdressed for The Aquabats! show in St. Louis, Wednesday, July 15. Adults and children alike who packed into the Hall were decked out in full Aquabats! costumes, gear, or […]

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Aesop Rock Impresses at Delmar Hall

Posted: July 15, 2017 at 3:38 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Local, Opinion, Reviews

Delmar Hall hosted Aesop Rock, along with Rob Sonic and DJ Zone, Tuesday, July 11. Rock stuck with Open Mike Eagle as his one opener, a solid stylistic choice that proved to lend a smooth transition between the two acts. Eagle stood as one man, with one microphone, and one computer. I was curious to […]

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Review: Third Eye Blind Heats up Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: July 12, 2017 at 6:15 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

It’s been 20 years since Third Eye Blind’s debut album. On Tuesday night, the band played the entire album from front to back for fans. Call it nostalgia or whatever you want, but the band still sounds as good now as it did 20 years ago. Lead singer Stephen Jenkins has improved vocally throughout the […]

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Concert Review: Michelle Branch Plays Delmar Hall

Posted: July 11, 2017 at 8:00 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

You can call this a second coming if you want to, but Michelle Branch is back. Branch’s latest album, “Hopeless Romantic,” is the most personal and mature album she has ever made. It was pretty evident on Monday night at Delmar Hall, that while her fans grew up on her album, “The Spirit Room,” they […]

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Photos: One Republic and Fitz and the Tantrums Play Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: July 10, 2017 at 10:27 am   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

The 2017 Honda Civic Tour came to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Saturday night, as One Republic and Fitz and the Tantrums put on a show for their fans, despite the upper 90-degree heat. One Republic played hits, “Apologize,” “Counting Stars,” and “Good Life,” among others. Fitz and the Tantrums is known for the hits, “HandClap,” and […]

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Story of the Year Holds Benefit Concert at The Ready Room

Posted: July 9, 2017 at 6:11 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

St. Louis band Story of the Year is back on the music scene. The band has a new album coming out and will be headlining a festival at Jefferson Barracks Park in September. The band took some time out of their schedule to hold a charity event at The Ready Room on Friday night. The […]

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Sam Hunt and Friends Heat Up Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: July 9, 2017 at 1:48 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Sam Hunt showed he is ready for the big time on Friday night. The Grammy winner played to a sold-out crowd along with a few of his friends. As the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre slowly filled, first act Ryan Follese took the stage with a young and energetic band behind him. Though some of the crowd […]

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Photos: Boston Plays Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Posted: July 6, 2017 at 4:43 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Music

Rock band Boston played Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Wednesday night. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts opened the show. Founding member Tom Scholz and the newest incarnation of the group played for 2 hours. With a song catalog spanning over 40 years, there was no shortage of fan favorites. Jett and her band played a speedy […]

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Photos: Eve 6 Rocks Fair St. Louis

Posted: July 5, 2017 at 12:45 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Local

Rock band Eve 6, most known for their hit “Inside Out,” played to a big crowd on July 3 for Fair St. Louis. While the band was known in the 90s for the one song, they have had other popular songs including “Here’s to the Night,” “Victoria,” and “Think Twice.” Eve 6 is comprised of […]

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Akon Sets Fair St. Louis off with a Bang

Posted: July 4, 2017 at 6:32 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts, Local

America’s biggest celebration, at least in the St. Louis area, kicked off Sunday with a performance from hip-hop star Akon. Akon took the stage around 8:15 p.m. to a crowd of approximately 30,000 fair attendees. The musician and his band played until around 9:30 p.m. when the fireworks show started for all in attendance. All […]

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