Donate Now to Support KDHX

Listen Live
Monday, 28 January 2013 12:35

Concert photos: Company of Thieves (with von Grey and others) at Off Broadway, Friday, January 25

Company of Thieves at Off Broadway Company of Thieves at Off Broadway Abby Gillardi
Written by Abby Gillardi
Rate this item
(0 votes)

Company of Thieves was back at Off Broadway Friday night, this time with a much more intimate show.

Marc and Genevieve started writing together at open mics around Chicago and wanted to try their new material the same way that made them the undeniably awesome duo they are today. They were able to play Company of Thieves classics that they usually overlook with their band.

In the same spirit, they used gigg.com for an open mic style tournament to decide the openers for their shows, a great way for touring bands to support the local scene in each city. St. Louis' winners were duo Jenna Jackley and Ryan Haines followed by Allie Wehrsten and Anthony Trevaskis.

Touring with Company of Thieves was von Grey, a group of four multi-instrumentalist sisters. von Grey produces its bass chords and drums electronically and also utilizes a vast array of classical string and folk instruments, creating a sound described as "hobbit rock" by one of their fans.

Company of Thieves addressed the open mic show as a way to break down barriers between the audience and themselves. A seated open mic performance quickly transformed into the standing, soulful set we were all hoping for. Without the band, Genevieve's vocals were front and center. Lyrics came alive as they played old favorites along with some newer, unreleased songs. Genevieve promised that they will be releasing new music soon -- in her words, "hopefully this year." Afterwards, they hung around to talk to fans and sign autographs, closing the evening with a totally acoustic performance of "Won't Go Quietly" behind the merch table. St. Louis hopes to see you again soon, Marc and Gen.

All photos by Abby Gillardi.

Upcoming Concerts

Sponsor Message

Become a Sponsor

Find KDHX Online

KDHX on Instagram
KDHX on YouTube
KDHX on SoundCloud
KDHX on Facebook
KDHX on Twitter
KDHX on flickr

88.1 KDHX Shows

m-mix.jpg

KDHX Recommends

April
Friday
03

New Music Circle presents On Fillmore with Glen Kotche and Darin Gray

On Fillmore is the multi-instrumental duo of bassist Darin Gray (Edwardsville/St. Louis) and percussionist Glenn Kotche (Chicago). They've been dubbed “the rhythm section’s revenge” by Jim O’Rourke, when...


April
Saturday
04

Brunch at the Stage: Riverside Wanderers

KDHX is now curating a Saturday brunch series at the Stage with live music from local musicians and delicious, locally-sourced food and drinks from the Magnolia Café. Brunch at the Stage takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....


April
Saturday
04

Vocal Workshop with Bernice Hembree

Folk School at KDHX In this vocal workshop we will attempt to fine-tune your vocal skills. You will learn new technique to improve your sound, and shape your voice by adding color and depth to your sound. Group work will focus on harmony singing and...


Online Users

6 users and 9855 guests online
Sign in with Facebook

SYSTEM: S5 Box

Login/My Account

Sign in with Facebook