Live Music in St. Louis – Hear This Week: November 18-24

Monday November 18, 2019

The weather is a bit unpredictable … but what isn’t is out great our local live music scene is. Get into some clubs and venues and warm yourself up with these Bands of Note:

Live Music in St. Louis

Monday, November 18 – Evangeline’s hosts a music industry open mic & jam with Shamus McFerson running the show. “A bass amp, two guitar amps, two pianos, PA system, vocal mics and various percussion instruments are provided. Just bring your guitar/instrument and a cord if needed. Everyone is welcome!” 7 pm, no cover.

Tuesday, November 19 – Fubar is hosting Fit for An Autopsy, a New Jersey metal band currently touring on their The Sea of Tragic Beasts album. There’s a lot of metal for the money at this event as Lorna Shore, The Last Ten Seconds of Life, and Dyscarnate are also on the bill. 6:30 pm, $15.

Wednesday, November 20 – The Band’s The Last Waltz was one of the most seminal concerts in rock history, and now there’s a group on the road recreating that magic. Be at the Stifel tonight when Warren Haynes, Jamey Johnson, Margo Price and Ivan Neville perform with an all-star band the songs for this historic concert. 7:30 pm, $40–$150

Friday, November 22 – Out at the Wolf Café in Ballwin, local singer/songwriter Kenny Lee Hall takes the stage. 7 pm, no cover.

Sunday, November 24 – The great Terence Blanchard and his E-Collective comes to town for four nights starting tonight at the Ferring Room at Jazz STL. This composer and trumpeter’s revolutionary ensemble feature four young musical pioneers. 7:30 pm, $10–$41.

What the Locals Know: The Grove is now one of the hippest neighborhoods in town with lots of great live music venues including Atomic Cowboy and The Ready Room … but there are also smaller bars, many of which has live music on any given night, like the Handlebar. Some places will have a duo or solo act not advertised, so you never know what you’ll stumble upon!

Music Note of Note: For more than 20 years, the non-profit Jazz St. Louis has been the foremost presenter of jazz in St. Louis and throughout the region, as well as being a leader in preserving the legacy of this musical genre. Hundreds of local- and nationally-renowned musicians including Wynton Marsalis, Diana Krall, Harry Connick, Jr. and Al Jarreau, grace the Ferring Jazz Bistro stage each year. And make no mistake, it is one of the best listening rooms in the country…or as Bob Mintzer, multi-Grammy nominated saxophonist said, “Sonically, the best room on the planet!”

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.

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