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Magic City Hippies
Magic City Hippies will be coming to the famous Duck Room on Sunday, January 26th. What better venue for a band that is redefining what a genre should be than the Duck Room, known for its shows played by the legendary Chuck Berry, the musician who helped redefine rock and roll?
The trio has the Miami flare from where they originated, with a pop, rock and island feel, mixed with elements of rap, heavy use of synth and some auto tune. You would never expect these sounds to cross paths, let alone work. But Magic City Hippies has a way of making it all seem effortless.
If you want to see an intimate show that is guaranteed to make you feel the relaxation of a vacation in Hawaii and hype your soul at the same time, this is a no-miss event, especially with tickets at just $17.50. It’s a concert that won’t break the bank but will leave you with an experience of a lifetime.
— Madisyn Siebert
duck room • Jan. 26th • show 8 pm
Angel Olsen Takes Over Brooklyn
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.
Murder by Death
delmar hall • feb 5th • show 8 pm
Murder By Death, a band whose name is derived from the 1976 Roger Moore movie, is coming to St. Louis on February 5th as part of their 20th Anniversary Tour. The five-piece indie rock band, who hails from Bloomington, Ind., will be joined by Saintseneca, at Delmar Hall.
The tour has promised to bring fan-curated sets with cuts that reach deep into their catalog, And as a bonus, every ticket holder will get a free 'zine that looks back at the past 20 years of MBD. The band's Delmar Hall performance will be the first following their five-night sold-out residency at the Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo.
MBD is sure to revisit tracks from their 2003 album, Who Will Survive, And What Will be Left of Them?, as well as their 2006 release, In Bocca al Lupo. And we will no doubt hear tracks from 2018's The Other Shore, among others. Original members Adam Turla and Sarah Balliet will be on the tour.
— Jessi Mckee
A Sublime Gary Clark Jr. at the Fox
"Best Friend Sh*t": Phantogram in KC
The Coors Light Block Party at the Power and Light District definitely felt like a party on Friday, August 23rd. Bob Moses and Phantogram lit up the stage and provided the soundtrack for a dance-filled evening.
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
You may never hear Liily’s lead vocalist Dylan Nash say the name of the band, but you’ll be able to hear their music from a couple blocks away. This young alternative rock group is finding its footing in the world with the opportunity to open for Bad Suns on their Mystic Truth tour this fall.
Whitney, an indie-rock band whose name is often confused with the late-great Whitney Houston, played one of the most relaxed shows I’ve ever attended. The engaged crowd was calm and attentive on a Tuesday evening in September at Delmar Hall, attuned to everything that was happening on stage, just like the band.