Upon making her way across the stage, Jackson received a standing ovation and a long round of applause before getting started in her set. Jackson said she didn't want to bore the audience with all her songs, but just sing a few highlights from her career. What was unique about the show was that Jackson played a lot of covers of songs that she loved, including a few from Elvis Presley and Amy Winehouse. Jackson also was able to carry the audience through the set with fantastic stories that spanned throughout her career, and made everyone in the audience feel the concert just didn't last long enough. Despite enthusiasm from the crowd, Jackson was not able to make an encore appearance, making all the patrons hope that she'll make one more trip to St. Louis soon.
All photos by Caroline Philippone.