2021 Festivals
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Fancy a Roadtrip?

We've chosen festivals that are an easy drive from St. Louis and equally easy on the budget, heavy on talent. After 14 months of sitting still, we're here to help you get going.

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Live Reviews
Angel Olsen, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Steel

A false fire alarm, a mint-green tour bus and a failed—yet comedic—attempt at a Collective Soul cover.


This was Angel Olsen at Brooklyn Steel. The former 20,000-square-foot steel fabrication shop turned venue is less than three years old and has already become a mainstay for live shows in New York City, catapulting itself onto the list of top NYC venues likes of Webster Hall, The Music Hall of Williamsburg and Terminal 5.

It’s a big deal to sell out the 1,800-capacity venue. It’s an even a bigger deal when you do it three nights in a row, which is what Angel Olsen did November 21, 22 and 23.

Gary Clark Jr, Fox Theater, My Land
A Sublime Gary Clark Jr. at the Fox
Phantogram, Kansas City Live, Bob Moses Review
"Best Friend Sh*t": Phantogram in KC
Matt Maeson Sells Out Delmar Hall
A Subdued Whitney at Delmar Hall
Truth Mystics: Bad Suns at Ready Room
Liily: Young, Alternative, Ready to Rock
Through The Lens

There was no doubt that the fans gathered at Delmar Hall on February 12th knew who they were about to see. I say that because the stage’s backdrop featured a perfectly hung banner with big capital block letters that spelled out the band name, JOSEPH.


Made up of three sisters, Joseph is an American folk band from Oregon with voices that harmonize as smooth as butter. The all-woman singing group is accompanied by an all-male band—a drummer, a keyboardist and a bassist—which is an interesting dynamic. I expected the sisters to stick with their “girl empowerment” mantra and opt for a girl band, but there is no real reason to complain because the backing band brought the sisters’ music to life and truly supported their voices.


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