Live Music in St. Louis – Hear This Week: December 2-7

Sunday December 1, 2019

Thanksgiving is in the rearview which means there are no excuses to get out and hear some live music with these Bands of Note:

Live Music in St. Louis

Monday, December 2 – The Trad-Jazz Club meets at the KDHX’s Folk School for an open jam. Bring your fiddle, banjo, or heck, even spoon players are welcomed. Or just go and enjoy the great music made here! 6:30 pm, $5.

Tuesday, December 3 – At the Broadway Oyster Bar, there’s double the music with a double bill of great local talent. At 6 pm, Bob Kamoske, singer-songwriter playing his brand of blues takes the stage. He’s followed by guitarist Steve Bauer who when he’s not playing solo, plays with the Lucky Old Sons bluegrass band. No cover.

Thursday, December 5 –  Over at B.B.’s Jazz, Blues, and Soups there’s another great double-bill: The Billy Barnett Band gets things rocking at 7 pm. Then The Clinic takes over at 10 pm. It’ll be a great night of blues. $10.

Friday, December 6 – Head south to Eureka and get in to O’Dell’s Irish Pub & Ale House and enjoy a performance of the Meramec Valley Misfits. This is a fun quartet plays folk, Americana, and rock tunes … often in unexpected ways! 8:30 pm, no cover.

Friday, December 6 – Get to the Blueberry Hill Duck Room and check out the Nerf Herder! They are “pioneers of the late 90’s pop-punk and geek rock movement” (We didn’t know that was a thing either). Songs include “I’m The Droid (You’re Looking For),””We Opened for Weezer,” and “The Girl Who Listened to Rush.” The Copyrights and The Haddonfields share the bill. Doors open at 7 pm, $18.

Saturday, December 7 – One of the best new albums of the year has come from Rob Thomas (Matchbox 20), and no doubt he’ll be playing songs off it at this year’s Y98 Deck the Hall Ball party at Ballpark Village. Doors open at 7 pm, $35–$60.

What the Locals Know: Every Wednesday this month, Big Rigs Duo performs at the Westport Plaza’s Trainwreck Saloon. This acoustic version of their six-piece band crank out great alt country tunes plus a little rock, bluegrass, and even hip hop. 7 pm, no cover.

Music Note of Note: Oh yeah – Christmas is coming … so when you’re driving to go hear that local band, get in the holiday spirit via one of several local radio stations that play songs of the seasons continuously: KLOU (103.3) and KEZK (102.5) will get you in the holiday mood!

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