Live Music in St. Louis – Hear this Week: March 12 – 17

Monday March 12, 2018

Beware the Ides of March … it and every other day this week feature opportunities to hear great live music. Here are this week’s places to see live music:

Live Music in St. Louis this Week

Monday, March 12 – Sorority Noise is a Connecticut-based quartet influenced by rock, jazz, and emo. They were recently named one of the 100 Bands You Need to Know in 2015 by Alternative Press. Remo Drive, Foxx Bodies, and Smidley are also on the bill at our own Blueberry Hill Duck Room. Doors open at 7 pm, $18.

Wednesday, March 14 – Local singer/songwriter Scottie Kemp comes to JP’s Corner Bar & Grill to play his originals and covers in the country, classic rock, and blues genres, so get down to this easy-goin’ place in South County and check him out. 7 pm, no cover.

Thursday, March 15 – Even if you hear them play it live, you still probably won’t understand what “Horse with No Name” is about. Still, check out America at the River City Casino. 8 pm, $150.

Friday, March 16 – The Usual Suspects is a trio that plays jazz, R&B, and neo-soul, and they are playing the Cielo, a restaurant on top the downtown Four Seasons that offers great views to go with this great music. 7:30 pm, no cover.

Saturday, March 17 – Why, it’s St. Patrick’s Day! There’s all kinds of great Irish music being played at Irish pubs all over town. Why not start early and catch the Clan Shenanigans at Llywelyn’s in Soulard. Noon, no cover.

What the Locals Know: Every Saturday at Yaquis on Cherokee, Ethan Leinwand plays barrelhouse blues and boogie-woogie piano like it is nobody’s business. He starts at 9:30 pm, and it’s free.

Music Note of Note: Jazz trumpeter Miles Davis was one of the most influential jazz musicians in the history of the genre. He grew up across the river in Alton and headed to New York’s Julliard School in 1944. He received a Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award in 1990.


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