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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...

SoFar Sounds Comes to SLU to Benefit Overground

SoFar Sounds Comes to SLU to Benefit Overground

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

On a cold, windy Valentine’s Day night in St. Louis, more than one hundred people gathered for a fundraising concert, hosted by SoFar Sounds, in the Sinquefeld Room in support of Overground Railroad to Literacy. In stark contrast to most concerts, Sofar Sounds’ events strive to produce an intimate...

Dorothy Delivers at Delmar Hall

Dorothy Delivers at Delmar Hall

Mikhail Faulconer, Contributor

February 14, 2019

“Take me down to the West coast/ Where the sun shines all day/ Weaving through the heart of Los Angeles/ To the San Francisco Bay,” mused Dorothy Martin, lead singer of the L.A.-based rock band Dorothy. As part of the band’s “Freedom Tour,” promoting its 2018 album “28 Days in the Valley,...

Panic! At the Disco Brings the Party to St. Louis

Panic! At the Disco Brings the Party to St. Louis

Chandana Kamaraj, Arts Editor

February 8, 2019

Panic! At The Disco never seems to disappoint. The band lead by musical genius Brendon Urie set the stage on fire (literally) after their return to St. Louis after two years, and a lot has happened since then. The touring crew is completed by the new bassist Nicole Row and guitarist Mike Naran along ...

Maggie Rogers Reaches Listeners with “Heard It In a Past Life”

Maggie Rogers Reaches Listeners with “Heard It In a Past Life”

Cassie Travers, Contributor

January 23, 2019

From small beginnings in a makeshift recording studio slash broom closet to quickly skyrocketing in popularity with her incredibly unique sound, singer-songwriter Maggie Rogers has established a well-earned spot for herself on the charts. The 24-year-old Maryland native went through a whirlwind of milestones...

Symphony Executes Seamless Performance

Symphony Executes Seamless Performance

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

January 13, 2019

The Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra got everyone into the Christmas spirit before the holidays by performing a live score to the movie “Home Alone” the weekend of Dec. 14. The show appeared to be a hit, as Powell Hall filled with guests of all ages. There were grandparents taking their grandchildren, cou...

Jason Mraz: A Storyteller

Jason Mraz: A Storyteller

Leianna Tanedo, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018

Jason Mraz, widely known for his 2008 classic “I’m Yours,” performed a laid-back acoustic set accompanied by Toca Rivera and Gregory Page. Mraz told the story of his origins at a coffee shop, Java Joe’s. Throughout the concert, it felt like I was in that very same coffee shop. The trio provided ...

It’s a Hamilton Christmas

It’s a Hamilton Christmas

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

December 6, 2018

Powell Hall kicked off their Christmas celebrations Sunday evening with a 90-minute set from Leslie Odom Jr., who is most famously known for his role in the smash hit “Hamilton,” as the original Aaron Burr. He was backed by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kevin McBeth. From the moment you ...

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