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Journey set to rock Busch Stadium

Journey set to rock Busch Stadium

By Alan Sculley, For the Call May 29, 2024

Journey is back on tour in a big way this year, headlining arenas this spring before spending a chunk of the summer co-headlining a stadium tour with Def Leppard. The legendary rock band will take the...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra. Photo by Jason McEachern.

TSO set to rock Enterprise in December

By L. Kent Wolgamott, For the Call November 24, 2023

Al Pitrelli found a way to describe the Trans-Siberian Orchestra this summer when he was reading a biography of conductor Leonard Bernstein. “He had a quote in there - ‘True art needs to be accessible,...

Emily Fiasco, right.

Mehlville’s Emily Fiasco returns to ‘Jeopardy!’ for champions tournament

November 10, 2023

One of Mehlville's very own will once again make an appearance on "Jeopardy!" Monday. Emily Fiasco, an assistant band director at two Mehlville middle schools and a Mehlville High alum, was invited...

The Head and The Heart.

The Head and The Heart reflect on the band’s past and its current sounds

By L. Kent Wolgamott, For the Call September 29, 2023

Correction: In the Sept. 28 print edition of this article featuring the band The Head and The Heart, we regretfully acknowledge an error in the information provided regarding their concert schedule. We...

Affton High student takes stage at Muny

By Ellie Marshall, Staff Reporter September 26, 2023

Affton High School freshman Spencer Slavik took the Muny stage this summer to perform in the campy thriller/comedy, “Little Shop of Horrors.” The cast for the production was small compared to typical...

Cheap Trick. Photo by David McClister.

Cheap Trick brings rock and roll to metro

By Dave Gil De Rubio, For the Call August 31, 2023

Now that live music is back, with it comes a string of Cheap Trick concerts. It’s something the veteran act has done on a consistent annual basis ever since forming in Rockford, Illinois, in 1973. The...

Robby Takac, left, and John Rzeznik. Photo by Claire Marie Vogel.

Goo Goo Dolls take stage at Saint Louis Music Park

By L. Kent Wolgamott, For The Call August 17, 2023

Kicking off with a ringing, driving guitar, last year’s single “Yeah, I Like You” revs up scrappy rock ‘n’ roll, skewering meaningless internet and social media celebrity culture with its big...

Photo courtesy of ZZ Top

ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd bring ‘Sharp Dressed Simple Man’ co-tour to St. Louis

By Alan Sculley, For The Call July 27, 2023

ZZ Top’s “Raw” is as close to being an accidental album as it gets. The album, which was released in 2022, is drawn from a session at Gruene Hall in New Braunfels, Texas in which singer/guitarist...

Foreigner embarks on farewell tour

Foreigner embarks on farewell tour

By Alan Sculley, For the Call June 28, 2023

Foreigner have announced that the band is now embarking on their final tour – an outing that could extend well into 2024, when the buses and semi-trucks will get parked and the band members will move...

Shania Twain

The ‘Queen of Country Pop,’ Shania Twain, experiences a renaissance year

By L. Kent Wolgamott, For The Call May 24, 2023

Call 2023 the year of the renaissance of Shania Twain. Prominently featured in the documentary series “Women Who Rock,” Twain, known as the “Queen of Country Pop,” released her sixth studio album...

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