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Morris Blurs the Lines of Country

Morris Blurs the Lines of Country

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

July 16, 2019

A packed venue, made up mostly of women, lots of cowboy boots and a few cowboy hats were found to be awaiting Maren Morris for her sold-out show on May 9.  She came with energy to spare as she rocked out on stage. She was surely noted with her bright yellow shirt and bedazzled denim shorts as she r...

Aly & AJ gave audiences a rush

Aly & AJ gave audiences a rush

Leianna Tanedo, Staff Writer

May 15, 2019

I frantically ran into Delmar Hall, still in my scrubs from clinical, scrambling to find a good place to stand. Where do you even stand for an artist you’ve loved for fourteen years? “Into the Rush” was one of the first CDs I ever bought, and being able to see them live has brought everything ful...

CHVRCHES Effortlessly is Extraordinary

CHVRCHES Effortlessly is Extraordinary

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

May 15, 2019

CHVRCHES stopped in St. Louis at The Pageant for their Love Is Dead tour on May 1st and were welcomed by a sold out crowd. The band entered to a group of flashing lights setting the tone for the rest of the evening’s show.     CHVRCHES is a Scottish-based electronic-synth rock band that was...

SWMRS make a splash in St. Louis

SWMRS make a splash in St. Louis

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

On Tuesday, April 24, indie rock band SWMRS played a show at St. Louis concert venue The Ready Room. The band of childhood friends from Oakland, CA, delighted fans with a show that sped along at breakneck speed. Almost the band’s entire catalogue was on the setlist, and the quintet rocked through th...

LANY’s energy and aesthetic electrify St. Louis

LANY’s energy and aesthetic electrify St. Louis

Leianna Tanedo, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

On Tuesday, LANY gave a taste of California shores and good vibes at the Pageant. Solo artist FLETCHER opened for them, hyping the crowd up with her upbeat songs like “Wasted Youth” and “Undrunk.” Her vocal range was impressive, pulling the audience in. The stage was set up in two levels: the top ...

LANY brings “Malibu Nights” to the Pageant

LANY brings “Malibu Nights” to the Pageant

Leianna M. Tanedo, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Since 2014, LANY has risen from humble beginnings on Soundcloud to an international indie pop sensation. They've toured with the likes of Ellie Goulding and Troye Sivan, played at Lollapalooza in 2018 and sold out their first stadium show in the Philippines within 24 hours.   LANY consists of ...

B.o.B Headlining for VIBE Concert Sparks Controversy

B.o.B Headlining for VIBE Concert Sparks Controversy

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019

Thursday, April 11, the Student Activities Board’s annual free student concert VIBE took place. The headliners this year were rapper B.o.B and pop singer Andy Grammer. B.o.B, or Bobby Ray Simmons, is known for more than his popular rap tunes. In recent years, the rapper has become known for his contro...

Tori Kelly Connects with Crowd

Tori Kelly Connects with Crowd

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

April 3, 2019

Tori Kelly wanted to host intimate acoustic sessions for her fans before the release of her new album, where she would be able to give her dedicated fans a taste of what is to come and the Tori Kelly who they grew to love.   Kelly had an intimate space set up for just her and her guitaris...

Weezer Brings St. Louis a Timeless Performance

Weezer Brings St. Louis a Timeless Performance

Haley Londrigan, Contributor

April 2, 2019

On March 24, Weezer performed for a vivacious crowd gathered at Enterprise Center. The night began with an English rock band called The Basement and then proceeded into a spectacular and engaging performance by the Pixies. The wide age range of audience members set this concert apart from others....

A Bubbly Evening with Bublé

A Bubbly Evening with Bublé

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

March 26, 2019

While most of St. Louis was focused on cheering on the Saint Louis University’s men’s basketball team in March Madness, the packed Enterprise Center was gathered to spend the evening with Michael Bublé.   Bublé has been on break for the past five years, since following the announcemen...

Catfish and the Bottlemen, Simplicity at its Finest

Catfish and the Bottlemen, Simplicity at its Finest

Madisyn Siebert, Arts Associate Editor

March 20, 2019

With a name like The Catfish and the Bottlemen, the band does more than just spark curiosity, it is becoming a staple for indie rock. The band made a promising return to the Pageant on March 13, and truly brought the unique sound it is known for.   The Pageant closed off the balcony and moved...

Grandson Refuses to Apologize for Sold-Out Show

Grandson Refuses to Apologize for Sold-Out Show

Madisyn Siebert, Arts Associate Editor

March 20, 2019

A Sunday night is never an ideal night for a concert, but grandson sold out the Firebird, and the whole venue huddled in front of the stage waiting for the singer and his band to take the stage for his No Apologies tour.   The overture started as a slowed down, almost creepy, version of the “Na...

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