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Kesha and Macklemore hit mark on performance, but sub-par on vocals

Madisyn Siebert, Associate Arts Editor

August 2, 2018

The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore took to the stage on July 10 at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater. Despite the brutal heat, fans filled the pavilion and lawn to be close to the two stars. Fans showed up covered in glitter, rainbows, glitter, funky outfits and did I mention glitter? The glitter was noth...

After Wednesday Concert Preview

Chandana Kamaraj, Arts Editor

August 2, 2018

After Wednesday has done so much since they opened for Nick Jonas at SAB’s Vibe Concert, which was already a pinnacle in their set of experiences. After finding their sound while keeping it outside of their comfort zone, After Wednesday came out with three EPs released across the summer. The first, t...

A Pre-Show Sit Down with Morgan Saint

A Pre-Show Sit Down with Morgan Saint

Lauren Smith, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

Morgan Saint and her girlfriend sat, preparing for her show in the back room of the upstairs of the Ready Room—not the most posh area for fairly famous musicians. Her black sweatsuit combo, black fringy hair, and dark eyeshadow highlighted her delicate, mousy features and bright blue eyes. “I...

Lady Gaga’s Tour of Inclusion

Lady Gaga’s Tour of Inclusion

Chandana Kamaraj, Associate Arts Editor

December 4, 2017

Lady Gaga released her most personal album to date last year, “Joanne,” and just got around to touring a couple of weeks ago at Scottrade after a daring performance at the last Super Bowl. One thing’s for sure: Only she can make such a huge venue seem like an intimate setting with her poise and...

The Avett Brothers Review

The Avett Brothers Review

Madisyn Siebert, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

The Avett Brothers made their way back to Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, Oct. 7th, having been here last in June 2016, continuing their True Sadness Tour. The band, composed of Scott Avett, Seth Avett, Bob Crawford and Joe Kwon, came to tour their ninth studio album, “True Sadness.” The indie-fol...

The Head and the Heart: Weathering Change and Challenge with Grace

The Head and the Heart: Weathering Change and Challenge with Grace

Madisyn Siebert, Staff Writer

October 23, 2017

The Head and the Heart graced the stage at the Pageant on Oct.12 , returning to St. Louis on their Signs of Light Tour, which started back in Sept. 2016. The Head and the Heart are known for their unique indie-folk sound that has helped contribute to their rise to fame. The band even recently played...

Father John Mystifies Peabody Opera House

Father John Mystifies Peabody Opera House

Tom Bergan, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017

Not many artists have a reputation that precedes them in the way that Father John Misty’s does. The countless interviews, sarcastic lyrics and apathetic tendencies of his outwardly-displayed persona build this aura of a “self-loving indie god” long before he ever takes the stage in any given ci...

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