Old 97's

8 p.m. Tuesday, January 31. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

Alt-country torchbearer Old 97's returns to a city that knows a thing or two about the stuff. Frontman Rhett Miller's affable presence wasn't enough to deliver the band to a commercial promised land that has long since vanished anyway, but it's more than enough to keep the shows interesting. It helps that his songwriting hasn't lost a step — last year's The Grand Theatre, Volume Two is a second collection of songs created during one weeklong residency at the Sons of Hermann Hall in Dallas, and it's studded with tuneful gems.

Location Info


The Pageant

6161 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63130

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: Delmar/ The Loop


$20 to $23. 314-726-6161.

Across Town: The Pageant is bringing Ryan Adams to the Peabody Opera House on this same night, and that's received quite a bit more fanfare. You know what they say about nice guys.