Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Dispatch Is Coming to the Pageant

Posted By on Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 11:56 AM


One of the biggest success stories in independent music, Dispatch, has added a St. Louis date to its 2011 comeback tour. Ready your Birkenstocks: The band will play the Pageant on August 30. Tickets are $40 and go on sale June 24 at noon through the Pageant box office or Ticketmaster.

Dispatch played a final concert to 110,000 back in 2004, and the slow-burning hints at the band's reunion started last fall. The trio played a comeback show at Red Rocks just a couple weeks ago, and the release of a new self-titled EP earlier this year suggests that this is more than a quick-hit cash-in.

Dispatch played a show last Friday at Terminal 5 in New York and donated all the proceeds to the Amplifying English initiative. On the band's website, the show was characterized as "intimate," and Dispatch is one of something like a dozen bands on the planet that can play a show at Terminal 5 (capacity: 3,000) and call it intimate.

Tags: ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

October 13, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation