Live Music in St. Louis – Hear this Week: March 26 – April 1

Monday March 26, 2018

No foolin,’ Easter is on April 1st. Take Mom to a brunch that has live music, and there are quite a few such places mentioned here … plus some other Bands of Note:

Live Music in St. Louis

Monday, March 26 – Go on and hit them with your best shot: Long time happy rock couple Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo bring an acoustic version of their hits to the Touhill Performing Arts Center. 7:30, $39–$99.

Tuesday, March 27 – One of the top 20 bassists of all time, Victor Wooten, brings his trio to the Old Rock House. This will be an amazing night of great musicianship. 8 pm, $32.

Sunday, April 1 – Easter! Let’s hit a brunch with music:

  • The Pat Connolly Tavern – Every Sunday they have a brunch with a duo playing Irish Music. 11 a.m., no cover.
  • Evangeline’s Bistro and Music House – You can’t go wrong with Miss Jubilee & the Humdingers and her authentic pre-WWII jazz. Brunch has never been so hot and so swingin’! 11 a.m., no cover.
  • The Dark Room – If your pallet desires more modern tunes, hit the brunch here for the soulful and pop vocal stylings of one of our premiere vocalist, Anita Jackson. 11 a.m., no cover.
  • The Tin Roof – How about a DJ who plays everything? 10 a.m., no cover.

What the Locals Know: Every Thursday at our own National Blues Museum they hold a “Sitting on the Porch” Jam Session run by Jesse Lopez. 6 pm, no cover.

Music Note of Note: Published in 1914 and still played by bands all over the country, W.C. Handy allegedly wrote “Saint Louis Blues” inspired by a chance meeting with a woman on the streets here, upset at her husband’s absence. Learn more about it and the history of the Blues at our National Blues Museum!

— Hear This Week is written by local writer, musician, and live music fan Kevin M. Mitchell


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