Plenty of concerts and music-related events happen in St. Louis every night, and we try to photograph as many of them as we can. Each month, we'll look back at photos from the previous month's batch of concert photography and hook you up with a bunch of shots you may have missed. Below, check out our favorite music moments from October 2014, in no particular order.
Run the Jewels arrived in St. Louis on the same night St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch announced the grand jury's decision not to indict Ferguson officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting Michael Brown. That announcement prompted Killer Mike to make what has got to be one of the most passionate, tearful speeches ever from a musician about social justice. Read our review of the show here.
We wanted a golden egg-laying goose, and by golly, we got one, thanks to Primus. Les Claypool and friends transformed Peabody Opera House into a Wonka wonderland filled with candy, trippy lights and Oompa-Loompas. Read our interview with Claypool here.
What, you've never seen cosplayers do the "YMCA?" The Anime St. Louis crowd happily boogied down to that and more during its Year's End Ball, which celebrated art and collected donations for the Collinsville Area Food Pantry.
St. Louis got a little taste of New Orleans during the Cherokee Street Jazz Crawl. Part of the Nevermore Jazz Ball & St. Louis Swing Dance Festival, the crawl featured an outdoor romp with musicians and dancers of every style.
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