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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...

County music artist Thomas Rhett is touring this summer to promote his 2022 album, ‘Where We Started. Rhett plays in St. Louis at the Enterprise Center May 20.

Rhett reflects on new song writing style, prepares for upcoming summer tour

By Alan Sculley, For The Call April 28, 2023

A couple of years ago, Thomas Rhett threw a bit of a stylistic curveball to fans with his album “Country Again: Side A,” which moved away from the pop elements and modern production that had been a...

Johnson reflects on pandemic, 2023 tour

Johnson reflects on pandemic, 2023 tour

By Dave Gil de Rubio, For the Call February 23, 2023

What does one do when an unprecedented global pandemic strikes? Worry, read, binge-watch Netflix and work on hobbies were some of the options many people chose. For guitarist Eric Johnson, it was about...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Enterprise

By Alan Sculley, For The Call November 29, 2022

Last year’s edition of Trans-Siberian Orchestra’s annual holiday tour was an outing unlike any other for everyone involved in bringing the visually spectacular concerts to audiences across the United...

Alice Cooper.

Alice Cooper brings ‘Detroit Stories’ to St. Louis

By Dave Gil De Rubio, For the Call September 20, 2022

In coming out of the pandemic, Alice Cooper had plenty to grapple with between getting over a case of COVID-19 in December 2020, to figuring out what direction he was going to head in with his 21st solo...

Cliff Cave Park

Celebrate life outside on a greenway

September 12, 2022

The Great Rivers Greenway Life Outside Challenge is underway now through Oct. 15.  The challenge is a free way to enjoy new activities on the region’s 128 miles of greenway. There are 20 different...

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