Live Music in St. Louis – Hear This Week: October 21 – 27

Monday October 21, 2019

Wallet Hub has named St. Louis number 1 for most live music venues! Here are just a few Bands of Note:

Live Music in St. Louis

Monday, October 21 – Appearing at the Blueberry Hill Duck Room is Mike Watt + the Missingmen. Fronted by punk rock bassist of the highly influential Minutemen, they’ll play from Watt’s long list of music he’s created since that band’s demise. Ultraman opens. 8 pm, $23.

Tuesday, October 22 – Performing tonight at the Old Rock House is Spafford, on their “Fall Into Place” tour. The Arizona-based funk/jam band are a vibrant and dynamic quartet who always put on a good show. 8 pm, $20.

Wednesday, October 23 – Miss Jubilee and the Yas Yas Boys bring their smokin’ hot traditional jazz to the Schlafly Bottleworks. They play low-down blues, hokum, and hot jazz specifically from the 1920s and ’30s, and are increasingly becoming a regional act. They are always a good time. 7 pm, no cover.

Friday, October 25 – Party animals Bitter Pill take the stage at the Bottleneck Blues Bar in St. Charles. They cover everything from classic rock to current radio hits. 8 pm, $7.

Sunday, October 27  – Lady J Huston returns to the National Blues Museum for one of its popular “Soulful Sunday” shows. The singer/trumpet player started out as a singer with Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Johnnie Johnson. 4 pm, $15.

What the Locals Know – Every Thursday at Yaquis on Cherokee, Leslie and Jeremy perform. The duo is “a Venn diagram where indie rock, downtempo folk, and light jazz intersect,” according to the Riverfront Times. 9 pm, no cover.

Music Note of Note: Are you a member of the St. Louis Jazz Club? This organization works to preserve, support, and encourage traditional jazz in our city. They put on special concerts a couple of times of month, putting the spotlight on the best local jazzers we have.

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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