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Review: Musical ‘On Your Feet!’ Tells Story of Gloria Estefan (thru Nov. 19)

by Kevin Brackett / Published: November 10, 2017 at 10:46 am   /   Live Theater Reviews

Emilio and Gloria Estefan have won a combined 26 Grammys over their illustrious careers. On Your Feet! is a new musical (it opened on Broadway Nov. 2015) which tells the story of how the two got there. In similar fashion to some of my favorite musicals, like Mamma Mia! and Jersey Boys, the show aims to tell the story […]

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EVIL DEAD – THE MUSICAL Makes St. Louis Debut Oct. 12-22! Win a Pair of FREE Tickets!

by Kevin Brackett / Published: September 27, 2017 at 11:28 am   /   Contests, Live Theater, St. Louis Events

Emery Entertainment, Inc. presents the St. Louis debut of the wildly popular cult classic Evil Dead – The Musical at The Grandel Theatre for a limited two-week engagement! The Winner of the 2007 Dora Audience Choice Award for Toronto’s favorite show, Evil Dead – The Musical is the hilarious and outrageous story of five college friends spending the weekend […]

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Akon Sets Fair St. Louis off with a Bang

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: 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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Review: WWE’s Money in the Bank Makes First Appearance in St. Louis

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: June 19, 2017 at 3:23 pm   /   Professional Wrestling

WWE’s latest pay-per-view, Money in the Bank, made its first ever stop in St. Louis Sunday night, as all eyes of the wrestling world were on the Gateway to the West. The show started off with the first ever MitB Women’s match, featuring: Natalya, Becky Lynch, Tamina, Charlotte Flair, and Carmella – who was of course […]

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Review: Kiefer Sutherland Played a Packed House at FUBAR Over the Weekend

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: May 22, 2017 at 8:53 am   /   Concert Reviews

People love celebrities. That was pretty evident Saturday night as 500 people packed Fubar to see Kiefer Sutherland play a 75-minute set. When I first arrived the topic among most was if Sutherland was really any good or not. I appeared that some of the folks in attendance were just there to see their favorite […]

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Review: Hall and Oates Concert Brings Audience Close to ‘Tears’

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: May 8, 2017 at 8:31 am   /   Concert Reviews

While Hall and Oates may have been the headliners for Saturday night’s concert at Scottrade Center, it was Tears for Fears who stole the show. The English pop-rock band which made a name for itself in the 80s, showed it wasn’t messing around. They opened their set with “Everybody Wants to Rule the World.” While […]

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St. Louis Concert Preview: Spring and Summer 2017

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: April 7, 2017 at 11:14 am   /   Concerts

Rejoice St. Louis music fans. There is a little bit of something for every concert-goer this spring and summer season. As usual, Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre has a full lineup. Highlights include: Pat Benetar and Rick Springfield on May 6, Luke Bryan on June 3, The Muse with 30 Seconds to Mars on June 13, Chicago […]

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Review: Bon Jovi “This House Is Not For Sale” Tour at Scottrade

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: February 20, 2017 at 4:32 pm   /   Concert Reviews, Concerts

Bon Jovi returned to St. Louis Sunday night after a 3-year absence. During that time, the band has endured a nasty dispute with its record company, as well as the departure of bandmate and guitar virtuoso Richie Sambora. After a 34 year career, Jon’s voice isn’t quite what it used to be, but he makes […]

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Interview: Comedian Gary Owen Comes to the Pageant on March 24

by Jeremy Housewright / Published: February 15, 2017 at 3:10 am   /   Interviews, St. Louis Events

For 20 years now, Gary Owen has been a fixture in the stand-up comedy scene. His big break came in 1997 on BET’s Comic View. While Owen is white, he has garnered a strong African-American following.  He has headlined BET shows, as well as Shaquille O’Neal’s All-Star Comedy Jam Tour. Owen has landed feature roles in […]

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