November 30, 2014

The Schwag Plays the Shanti's Final Show

What a long, strange trip it's been for the Shanti, which held its farewell jam on November 29, 2014. The self-proclaimed hippie bar in Soulard had hosted nightly cover-free concerts since 1999 and had become a Mardi Gras staple.

A frequent Shanti performer, local Grateful Dead cover band the Schwag closed out the bar's 15-year run with an energetic set of peace and love, with the scent of patchouli wafting through the air.

Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.

See also:
- Story: The Shanti in Soulard To Close in November
- Photos: Jimmy Tebeau Performs First Post-Prison Show with the Schwag

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The Schwag Plays the Shanti's Final Show
The Shanti crew says farewell.
The Shanti crew says farewell.
The Schwag Plays the Shanti's Final Show
The Schwag Plays the Shanti's Final Show
The Schwag Plays the Shanti's Final Show
The Schwag Plays the Shanti's Final Show
The Schwag Plays the Shanti's Final Show
The Schwag Plays the Shanti's Final Show
The Schwag Plays the Shanti's Final Show
The Schwag Plays the Shanti's Final Show