The Best Concerts of 2014 in St. Louis

Forget that crap about bands skipping St. Louis during their tours (van break-ins excepted); some of the biggest names in music visited the Gateway City in 2014. Check out a few of our favorite concerts of the year, and follow our music blog RFT Music for the latest news and show announcements.

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Pearl Jam's three-hour show at Scottrade Center. Read our review and see more photos.
Steve Truesdell
Pearl Jam's three-hour show at Scottrade Center. Read our review and see more photos.
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Motley Crue's farewell tour at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Read our review.
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Motley Crue's farewell tour at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Read our review.
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Outkast at LouFest. Read our review and see more photos. Read our complete LouFest coverage.
Bryan Sutter
Outkast at LouFest. Read our review and see more photos. Read our complete LouFest coverage.
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Garth Brooks at Scottrade Center. See more photos, or read about Justin Timerlake enjoying the show and Brooks and the St. Louis Blues playing hockey with kids.
Steve Truesdell
Gwar at Pop's. Read our review and see more photos.
Steve Truesdell
Gwar at Pop's. Read our review and see more photos.
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Game of Thrones' Kristian Nairn ("Hodor") at Old Rock House. Read our interview with Nairn and see more photos.
Micah Usher
Game of Thrones' Kristian Nairn ("Hodor") at Old Rock House. Read our interview with Nairn and see more photos.
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Beck at the Pageant. Read our review and see more photos.
Jason Stoff
Beck at the Pageant. Read our review and see more photos.
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Billy Bragg for Ferguson at the Royale. Read our review or see more photos.
Bryan Sutter
Billy Bragg for Ferguson at the Royale. Read our review or see more photos.
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Cat Power for Ferguson at the Firebird. Read our review.
Nick Schnelle
Cat Power for Ferguson at the Firebird. Read our review.
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Jimmy Tebeau's first post-prison show with the Schwag at the Pageant. See more photos.
Steve Truesdell
Jimmy Tebeau's first post-prison show with the Schwag at the Pageant. See more photos.
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Spoon at the Pageant. Read our review and see more photos.
Micah Usher
Spoon at the Pageant. Read our review and see more photos.
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Miley Cyrus at Scottrade Center. Read our review or see more photos.
Bryan Sutter
Miley Cyrus at Scottrade Center. Read our review or see more photos.
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Run the Jewels' Ferguson-heavy show at the Ready Room. Read our review and Killer Mike's powerful speech, and see more photos.
Micah Usher
Run the Jewels' Ferguson-heavy show at the Ready Room. Read our review and Killer Mike's powerful speech, and see more photos.
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Ben Folds' two-night stint with the St. Louis Symphony. Read our review and our interview with Folds.
Michael Wilson
Ben Folds' two-night stint with the St. Louis Symphony. Read our review and our interview with Folds.
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Weezer at Plush. Read our review and see more photos.
Steve Truesdell
Weezer at Plush. Read our review and see more photos.
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Story of the Year at the Pageant. See more photos.
Micah Usher
Story of the Year at the Pageant. See more photos.
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Primus' "Willy Wonka" show at Peabody Opera House. Read our writeup and see more photos.
Theo Welling
Primus' "Willy Wonka" show at Peabody Opera House. Read our writeup and see more photos.
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Neutral Milk Hotel at the Pageant. Read our review.
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Neutral Milk Hotel at the Pageant. Read our review.
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The Blind Eyes' farewell show at Off Broadway. Read our review and see more photos.
Jon Gitchoff
The Blind Eyes' farewell show at Off Broadway. Read our review and see more photos.
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Kentucky Knife Fight's farewell show at Off Broadway. Read our interview and see more photos.
Theo Welling
Kentucky Knife Fight's farewell show at Off Broadway. Read our interview and see more photos.
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