Live Music in St. Louis – Hear This Week: December 23 – 28
Done with your Christmas shopping? Or just starting it? Either way, celebrate and relax or take a break from the stress, by hearing some great live music with these Bands of Note.
Live Music in St. Louis
Monday, December 23 – An annual tradition, our own amazing Pink Floyd cover band, Monstero, takes the stage at the Pageant with all the lights and sounds you’d expect. 8 pm, $30–$40.
Thursday, December 26 – Thought you were done with Christmas today? But wait, there’s more: Trans-Siberian Orchestra is performing their “All-New Christmas Eve and Other Stories” show at Enterprise Center. Two shows: 3 pm and 7:30 pm, $46–$76.
Friday, December 27 – Sick of Christmas music? Really sick of it? Head to Fubar where they have As Earth Shatters headlining a metalcore bill that includes Defcon, 1781, and Chaos Bloom. Doors open at 7 pm, $10.
Friday, December 27 – Saturday, December 28 – And then there’s Phillipalooza at the Old Rock House which is bringing together a bunch of top-notch local bands, including Funky Butt Brass Band, Falling Fences, the Scandaleros, Big Mike Aguirre, Clusterpluck, and more. 6 pm both nights; $15 for 1-Day and $25 for both days.
Saturday, December 28 – Up in St. Charles at the Hollywood Casino’s 99 Hop House, Ruby and the Gents blend Top 40 country hits with the iconic country classics. Led by Ashley Haynes, this six-member band keeps the dance floor filled, so boot up for it. Doors open at 7 pm, no cover.
What the Locals Know: Every Friday night at Pat Connolly Tavern there’s a session of Irish music featuring the best Irish musicians in town plus those traveling through. Go enjoy and bring your penny whistle and sit in! 7 pm, no cover.
Music Note of Note: Need to pick up some Christmas music to play with your family? You’re in luck, because Midwest Sheet Music, which houses one of the largest collections of printed music in the country, is based in Maryland Heights. It’s a great place to pick up a gift for that musician in your circle.
For more live music and entertainment happening in St. Louis visit our events calendar.
— Hear This Week is written by local writer, musician, and live music fan Kevin M. Mitchell.