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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Review: Louis C.K. at The Funny Bone in St. Louis

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 9:23 am   /   Concert Reviews, Live Theater

Louis C.K. performed his first of 4 sold-out shows in St. Louis at The Funny Bone in Westport Wednesday night. We got the call around 11 p.m. Sunday.  The carefully and covertly constructed tip stated that we wanted to be at our computer by 6:50 a.m. the following morning with the browser open and ready. […]

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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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Interview: Mark Saunders Comes Home For ‘Something Rotten!’ Tonight at Stifel Theatre

Posted: March 13, 2019 at 1:53 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater

Mark Saunders is traveling the country as Brother Jeremiah in the National Tour of Something Rotten! The actor is also a St. Louis native, born and raised, who still lives in Dog Town. He’s performed with Union Avenue Opera, The St. Louis Symphony, Theatre Macabre, St. Louis Shakespeare, and Stray Dog among others. He was […]

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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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Interview: Sarah Bockel is Carol in ‘BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical’

Posted: March 12, 2019 at 4:45 pm   /   Interviews, Live Theater

BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical plays March 12 – 17 at the Fabulous Fox. The show follows Carole from the age of 16 – selling her first song and having a child with her husband and writing partner Gerry Goffin – to 29, when she performs her first show in front of a live […]

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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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Preview: ‘Under the Streetlamp: Live in Concert’ at The Family Arena This Friday!

Posted: March 11, 2019 at 4:14 pm   /   Live Theater, St. Louis Events

Don’t miss Under the Streetlamp as they play The Family Arena in St. Charles for ONE NIGHT ONLY this Friday! Travel back in time with the music of the 50s, 60s, and 70s – performed by leading cast members of hit Broadway shows like Jersey Boys, 42nd Street, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Good Vibrations, and Billy […]

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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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