St. Louis Music Lovers
Listen Up, St. Louis!
For those who want to get in on the action, take your pick of the Jive and Wail or the Big Bang piano bars. These exciting venues offer a deuling piano show that’s high energy and tons of fun. Sing along your favorite songs and become a part of the show! Stop by the Broadway Oyster Bar and for a true taste of New Orleans with live music seven nights a week and some of the best Cajun-creole cuisine in St. Louis. Hear a mixture of funk, blues, reggae and rock in this 150-year-old building with a charming patio. But if you’re more in the mood for some comfort food, hit up BB’s Jazz, Blues & Soups for some St. Louis-style cuisine and some of the hottest national blues and jazz acts nightly.
Named one of the “Best Bars in America” by Esquire magazine, McGurk’s Irish Pub and Garden offers plenty in the way of live entertainment with authentic Irish music rocking the house nightly. 1860’s Saloon and Hard Shell Cafe is the place to go for delicious seafood and live blues acts in a fun, relaxing atmosphere. In addition to being a central Mardi Gras hot spot, historic Hammerstone’s offers great food, a beautiful outdoor patio and live music seven nights a week.
Check out the Focal Point for a cozy venue that boasts a mix of local and national musicians ranging from bluegrass and folk to jazz and rock! And right down the street is the Schlafly Bottleworks which hosts live music in addition to delicious food, drink and earthy ambiance. Stop by The Wood for American pub food, a micro-brewed or craft beer and boogie to live entertainment on the spacious dance floor! For an intimate dining and entertainment experience, visit the Maya Café, offering delicious south-of-the-border cuisine, a cold Margarita and some great live music.
Get the best view in the house no matter what seat you’re in at The Pageant concert nightclub. While you’re on the Loop, stop by Cicero’s, Brandt’s and Blueberry Hill for live music nightly featuring local, national jazz, blues and rock acts.
In the magnificent Grand Center entertainment district, the fabulous Fox Theatre offers a variety of national concerts and Broadway caliber musical theater. Nearby, the historic Sheldon Concert Hall presents a range of cultural music as well as visual arts and educational programs. Head up to Powell Symphony Hall and listen to the beautiful sounds of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra featuring all the classics from Beethoven and Bach to Michael Jackson. For a more swingin’ vibe, head over to Jazz at the Bistro for the best jazz acts in a warm and friendly listening room that offers all patrons a great show with a great view.
Westport: Westport Plaza offers a string of live entertainment options from the laid-back Backstreet Jazz & Blues to the Trainwreck Saloon. For delicious Italian fare in a family-friendly environment try Paul Mineo’s Trattoria that boasts live music every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday night.