10 Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend (That Do Not Involve Air Supply)

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Just in case you haven't nearly wrecked your car staring at Lumiere Place's toweringly monolithic billboard off I-70 recently, we'll start out by informing you that yes, the legendary Australian wuss-rock powerhouse known as Air Supply will be playing in town this weekend. Hard core soft-rockers Russell Hitchcock and Graham Russell will be making music out of nothing at all at some point in time over the next three days -- it's impossible to be sure when, exactly, as those details were overlooked as I crossed haphazardly across three lanes of traffic, mesmerized by Russell's focused, emotional gaze. Also no, I do not know which "Russell" is which.

Luckily, The Supply isn't the only game in town, and we at the RFT have the details for several other great shows this weekend.

George Strait and Martina McBride will play Scottrade Center on Friday night for fans of big-arena contemporary country; Austin Texas's Jon Dee Graham will offer his big, throaty ballads in the decidedly smaller Off Broadway on the same night. Several other artists not from Texas will also play other variably sized venues throughout the weekend, including Florida's rap "Bawse" Rick Ross at the Ambassador, Israeli jazz clarinetist Anat Cohen at Jazz at the Bistro, and St. Louis's own youthful blues trio The Rum Drum Ramblers at the Gargoyle. More still after the break:

Friday:


Allen Stone with Tommy and the High Pilots and Tidal Volume
The Firebird
Friday February 17 at 7:30 pm
$12.00


George Strait and Martina McBride
Scottrade Center
Friday February 17 at 7:30pm
$39.50-$79.50


Jon Dee Graham
Off Broadway
Friday February 17 at 7:00 pm (early show; stick around for the late show listed below)
$12.00


Spectator with My Molly and The Vintage Years
Off Broadway
Friday February 17 at 9:30 pm (late show)
$7.00


Anat Cohen Quartet
Jazz at the Bistro
Friday February 17 and Saturday February 18 at 9:30 pm
$25.00-$30.00

Location Info

Map

The Firebird

2706 Olive St., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Scottrade Center

1401 Clark Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: General

Off Broadway

3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

The Pageant

6161 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Jazz at the Bistro

3536 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Jefferson Warehouse

2501 S. Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Gargoyle

6445 Forsyth Blvd, University City, MO

Category: Music

The Focal Point

2720 Sutton Blvd, St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

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4 comments
saucierg
saucierg

By the way, when you are against something, you're supposed to draw a red circle and one diagonal slash through it, not the X like you did on their Greatest Hits cover.  You just showed what a moron you really are, as if you didn't do it with your musical choices.

Funksoul '65
Funksoul '65

Mbuyer2... The drugs you get must be REALLY good... Who's your Dr.??? Best show around to want to commit suicide to... Maybe they'll do "Total Eclipse of the Heart" as the encore...

Mbuyer2
Mbuyer2

Do yourself a favor , go spend your money on Air Supply. They are the best show around.

Googolplexia
Googolplexia

If you stand approximately at or in the intersection of Lafayette and 8th streets sometime between noon and four PM on Saturday the 18th, you'll be pretty close to within earshot of a four-hour Googolplexia harassment session (I'll be both delivering, and receiving, said harassment).  Come party with a couple thousand of yer drunkest friends and let the heckling BEGIN!

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