Dave Matthews Band in 2007Dave Matthews Band has just announced its 2012 tour, and the extensive itinerary includes a stop in St. Louis -- Maryland Heights, technically -- at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater (I-70 & Earth City Expressway. Maryland Heights, 314-298-9944). Brandi Carlile, who ... More >>
Jill Scott's Summer Block Party Tour comes to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 4th, and we have a handful of tickets waiting to find their way into the hands of some good-time seekers. Scott is touring in support of The Light of the Sun; DJ Jazzy Jeff, Anthony Hamilton and Mint ... More >>
7 p.m. Sunday, July 24. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
On Saturday, July 16, Kid Rock and his "Born Free" tour will be coming to St. Louis at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Kennett, Missouri, native Sheryl Crow is opening. Tickets are on sale Friday, April 15, at 10 a.m. The duo has a new duet out called "Collide." (And of course, they also sang the ... More >>
[Update Thursday, March 10: This show is confirmed. On-sale information coming soon!] This just in: Journey, which is releasing a new album, Eclipse, on May 24 exclusively through Wal-Mart, is apparently coming to St. Louis at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Wednesday, July 27, according to an ... More >>
Lyle WhitmoreA Parrothead in 2008Right now summer -- okay, spring -- seems very, very far away. There is a tiny glimmer of hope, however: The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater is starting to announce shows for its 2011 season. Appropriately, concert number one is Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefe ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 25. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
Wikimedia CommonsCoooo. I might be coming for you again, Kings of Leon. Coooo.Kings of Leon isn't letting a little pigeon poop stop it from returning to St. Louis: On Saturday, September 25, the band is doing a free show at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Now, if you were at the July 23 sh ... More >>
Boy, it's a bad day for fans of pop music in St. Louis: The August 6 Jonas Brothers show at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater is canceled. Says a press release: Jonas Brothers released today an all-new world tour schedule that now includes additional shows in both Latin America and Europe. ... More >>
Justus: Has a lawman ever had a sweeter name?The head of the St. Louis Major Case Squad and cell-phone carrier T-Mobile Wireless are trading shots over the investigation of Eric C. Tucker. On Monday prosecutors in St. Clair County charged the 19-year-old resident of Washington Park with the murde ... More >>
On Saturday, June 12, not even some suspect weather could stop Hot 104.1 FM's Super Jam 3 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Drake, Gucci Mane, Mario and special guests such as Murphy Lee and Chingy showed up to make the day a success. Jon Gitchoff was at the show and took a bunch of photos. View ... More >>
RushTom Sawyer Time Machine, anyone? Canadian prog legends Rush are bringing their Time Machine North American Tour 2010 to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Sunday, August 22. The show is "an evening with" Rush, with the added enticement of a performance of the entire seminal album Moving ... More >>
Farm Aid is on Sunday, October 4, at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, and for those of you who don't have tickets yet, get crackin': Livenation says that general admission lawn tickets are sold out, and only limited reserved-seating tickets remain. We'll have complete coverage online and in next w ... More >>
Friday, August 21 *Emily Wells, Luminary Center for the Arts *STL Showcase, Mad Art Gallery *The Jovian Chorus (CD release)/Making Movies/Humdrum/Hope and Therapy, Firebird *Dread Zeppelin, Duck Room *Leroy Pierson, BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups *Madahoochi, Old Rock House *Bunnygrunt/Used Kids/Teneme ... More >>
Slayer, Marilyn Manson, Killswitch Engage and a ton of other bands are at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater today as part of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival. In last week's paper, Phil Freeman spoke with Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo, in part discussing the band's forthcoming album, World P ... More >>
Wilco, Jason Mraz, Jamey Johnson and Phosphorescent were just added to the Farm Aid lineup this morning, according to a press release. (I was psychic, apparently.) The event takes place October 4 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater.
Ziggy Marley is opening for 311 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on Tuesday, July 7. But in the morning he'll be signing autographs and performing at the Barnes & Noble in Chesterfield (1600 Clarkson Road). Marley (son of Bob) just released a solo album called Family Time, a kid-oriented col ... More >>
Heads up, ladies: Although New Kids on the Block's show isn't until this Wednesday, July 1 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, some of the boys are already back in town. According to the City Museum's twitter, Joey McIntyre and his kids were spotted at the funhouse this morning. See a cute picture ... More >>
Blame Bonnaroo for tonight's insanity. Does the weekend start on Wednesday this week? Apparently so. Shows going on tonight: *Aerosmith, 3 Doors Down, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *White Rabbits, The Subjects, Jon Hardy & the Public, Firebird *Alejandro Escovedo, Amy Lavere, The Hot Club of Cow ... More >>
Weezer, Taking Back Sunday and Chester French, according to Alternative Press. The Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre hasn't confirmed the show yet, but widely published reports set it as Thursday, September 3. If tickets go on sale next weekend, however, then count on a show announcement late ... More >>
Walk this way to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Wednesday, June 10, when Aerosmith plays the venue. Tickets go on sale this Saturday, April 25.
Are the New Kids on the Block dreamier under the stars? Find out Wednesday, July 1, when the Fab Five returns to town at Riverport UMB Bank Pavilion Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Tickets go on sale anywhere from April 8 to 11; more info here. Don't forget to re-read my review of November's Scottrad ... More >>
How much rock is too much rock? This triple bill just might answer this question: Def Leppard, Cheap Trick and Poison will all be playing together on Monday, July 20, at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. All three bands have been playing shed-tour-lineup Tetris over the past few years, but this con ... More >>
So, odder bedfellows have existed, but this alleged show is on par with mods vs. rockers and metalheads vs. punks. According to Pollstar and an email I got from Dave Matthews Band's publicist, hipster barflies the Hold Steady are opening for the massively popular frat-rockers at the Verizon Wireless ... More >>
Today marks the 25th anniversary of the first cell(ular) phone call.
Party and then party some more
St. Louisans can watch Chuck Berry every month at Blueberry Hill, but the inventor of rock 'n' roll has also been touring internationally this year -- and performing at some of this country's larger music festivals. The 81-year-old jet setter performed this past weekend at the Virgin Mobile Festiv ... More >>
7 p.m. Saturday, July 12. Verizon Wireless Ampitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights
7 p.m. Sunday, June 22. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverfront Drive, Maryland Heights
When you dial 911 on your cell phone, there's a good chance dispatchers will have no idea where you are.