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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Juggalos March on Washington for the Inalienable Right to Be Wicked Clowns

Posted By on Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 7:14 AM

Rusty is having serious second thoughts about going through with this. A large man with wire-frame glasses and a goatee — clad in an Insane Clown Posse shirt, naturally — he's traveled more than 2,000 miles from what he refers to as “a little podunk town that’s 30 minutes...

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Saturday, September 16, 2017

U2 Cancels Tonight's Concert in Downtown St. Louis

Posted By on Sat, Sep 16, 2017 at 9:23 AM

U2 won't be playing St. Louis tonight. The band announced this morning that it was canceling its concert scheduled for tonight at the Dome at America's Center. "We cannot risk fans' safety," Live Nation said in a brief statement. Protests broke out in downtown St. Louis yesterday, and then more...

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Friday, September 15, 2017

The 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: September 15 to 17

Posted By on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 at 7:35 AM

You could look at last weekend's LouFest one of two ways: The end to an overpacked summer of music that was a bit too busy for a city the size of St. Louis or a watershed moment that showed the rest of the world that, yes, this is undoubtedly a...

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Den Brings a Massive Members-Only Gamer's Playground to Downtown

Posted By on Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 6:32 AM

Open since January, the Den (711 North Thirteenth Street) is a 16,000-square-foot, family-friendly, members-only social club — think of it like an apartment complex’s common area on steroids. It’s an event space that’s been utilized as an indoor playground for both adults and children who work and/or reside in downtown...

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Newly Announced: Isley Brothers, Wilco, Joyce Manor, Dave Aude and More

Posted By on Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 7:41 AM

Here, again, is every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention. Page two contains our complete listing of new shows, so you can do some digging of your own and let us know which ones you...

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Monday, September 11, 2017

Run the Jewels Dedicates LouFest Song to Mike Brown

Posted By on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 3:11 PM

When Run the Jewels last performed in St. Louis, everything was different. It was the night of November 24, 2014. St. Louis county prosecutor Bob McCulloch had appeared on television a few hours before the hip-hop group hit the Ready Room's stage, announcing that there would be no charges in the...

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These Local Artists Represented St. Louis Mightily at LouFest 2017

Posted By on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 12:43 PM

Yet again, LouFest 2017 proved that St. Louis's musical talent can go toe-to-toe with some best acts touring the nation. In addition to the six local acts who managed to get their very own slots on one LouFest's three stages over the weekend, this year's LouFest showed that St. Louis's...

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Party in the Parking Lot: The Best and Worst of LouFest 2017

Posted By on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 11:34 AM

Here we are again: hungover, sunburnt, and sleep-deprived — but generally satisfied — after yet another installment in the saga that is LouFest. This year's LouFest — the eighth so far — reached 30,000 concert-goers showing up for Saturday night headliner Snoop Dogg, and likely matched that number for...

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An Inside Look at the Final Practice for LouFest's Epic Chuck Berry Tribute Set

Posted By on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 10:25 AM

On Saturday afternoon, Charles “Charlie” Berry III stands outside of the Gaslight lounge at the entrance to the Hill, conferring with his family’s attorney Gary Pierson about an important piece of rock & roll history. The question: Will his grandfather Chuck Berry’s red 1960 Gibson ES-345 guitar be on...

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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Here's Snoop Dogg Smoking a Blunt in an Ozzie Smith Jersey at LouFest

Posted By on Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 1:07 PM

Snoop Dogg sure does have love for St. Louis. The legendary Long Beach rapper closed out day one of LouFest this year, delivering a set packed with hits of both the marijuana and musical variety for a sold-out crowd. And he did it all clad in a Cardinals hat and...

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