Rock and Roll Hall of Fame legend and original Allman Brothers Band member Gregg Allman returned to St. Louis last night for a sold-out show at the Pageant.
Chicago-based progressive jam band Umphrey's McGee returned to St. Louis for a three-night New Year's run (Thurs., Fri. and Sat.) at the Pageant (events welcomed by KDHX). I caught night two with a packed house starting the party early.
The award-winning smash hit Broadway musical based on Walt Disney’s classic animated film Beauty and the Beast returned for a limited run at the Fabulous Fox Theater Tuesday evening. The show will run only through Saturday, December 24, bringing its fairy tale magic to audiences young and old just in time for the holidays.
The newly-restored Peabody Opera House has been open less than two weeks, and with just three other shows under its belt, it's safe to say that the place was officially broken in last night by jam kings Widespread Panic.
With the balcony closed, the main floor of the Pageant was nearly packed Friday night for an '80s time-machine double bill of Tom Tom Club and the Psychedelic Furs. A fan of both bands in my high school years, I was excited to see the Furs again and experience Tom Tom Club live for the first time.
After standing in a line that extended around the side of the Tivoli Theater in the U-City loop clear to the back of the adjacent parking lot and into the alley Tuesday evening, we finally took our seats for the sold-out, one-night-only theatrical premiere of the highly anticipated Cameron Crowe documentary "Pearl Jam Twenty."
As a proud Mizzou alumna, I was tremendously excited to attend the 2011 Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival in Columbia, Mo. for the first time last weekend. Now in its fifth year, this mid-Missouri celebration of food and music takes place in the streets of downtown Columbia and partially on the Mizzou Campus in beautiful Peace Park.
The mood was one of elation and pure joy Tuesday night inside the Fabulous Fox Theater as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame guitarist and vocalist Carlos Santana brought his signature Latin sound to a packed house.