10 Concerts To See In St. Louis This June

By Katie Davis
In Culture

June in St. Louis is a great month for checking out numerous types of concerts. From pop legends like Styx, to country stars like Tim McGraw, R&B soulsters like Lauryn Hill and so much more, this is one music-heavy summer month.

Photo courtesy of Unsplash

Photo courtesy of Unsplash

 

Styx, Foreigner with Don Felder
June 7, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
In the “Soundtrack of Summer” tour, 1980s top-notch pop and rock band Styx takes over with both old classics and some brand new work. Don’t arrive late because you’ll want to catch the Eagles’ former lead singer, Don Felder, as well as Brit-American band, Foreigner, as they all open on this huge evening. Tickets online.

Jamie cullum

Jamie Cullum. Photo courtesy of The Pageant.

Jamie Cullum
June 8, The Pageant
Crossover jazz-pop artist and British native Jamie Cullum performs for fans at The Pageant this month in a unique new show. Performing largely from his latest album “Momentum,” Cullum will show off his vocal skills, smooth instrumental talents and recent songs dealing with adulthood versus childhood. Tickets here.

The Flaming Lips
June 10, The Pageant
Known for permanently changing the meaning of alternative rock, always different and forever-evolving band, The Flaming Lips, perform hits like “The W.A.N.D.” as well as tunes from 2013’s album “Terror,” including the well-received “Sun Blows Up Today.” Find tickets online.

O.A.R. and Phillip Phillips
June 12, The Fox
Alt-rock band O.A.R. comes back to town to perform a concert right in the heart of Grand Center at the beautiful Fox Theatre. The platinum-selling group is joined by talented American Idol season 11 winner, the pop-rock singer and songwriter Phillip PhillipsGet tickets here.

Luke Bryan

Luke Bryan. Photo courtesy of LiveNation.

Luke Bryan
June 12-13, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Don’t miss country musician Luke Bryan as he takes the Verizon stage this month and performs from his most recent album “Crash My Party.” Tunes will most certainly include the popular hit “My Kind of Night,” which is also the name of his summer tour. Find tickets here.

Skrillex
June 17, Chaifetz Arena
Electronic-meets-dubstep is the best way to explain Skrillex’s music, performed by musician-DJ Sonny John Moore. With incredibly heavy beats, loud shows and the goal of getting all audience members to dance, Skrillex is definitely a modern take on hardcore music and features instrumental items like a synthesizer, drum machine, turntables and even a laptop. Get your tickets online.

Ray LaMontagne
June 18, The Fox
Ray LaMontagne has seen numerous successes in the last 10 years he’s been performing thanks to his talented folk-blues abilities, completely enthralling albums like “Gossip in the Grain” and, most recently, “Supernova” and overall persevering spirit. Don’t miss his show as he performs and proves why he’s a deserving Grammy winner.

lauryn hill

Ms. Lauryn Hill. Photo courtesy of The Pageant.

Ms. Lauryn Hill
June 18, The Pageant
This sold out show features the spectacular R&B, rap and soul musician and lyricist, Ms. Lauryn Hill. Known for her beautiful voice, introspective lyrics and messages, smooth but defining sounds and gifted ear for rhythm, Ms. Hill will certainly perform her latest single “Consumerism,” but fans are surely hoping for some classic Fugees music as well. Find more info.

Tim McGraw
June 28, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
On a tour appropriately named for his upcoming album, “Sundown Heaven Town,” country megastar Tim McGraw wows St. Louis fans with swinging tunes like “Lookin’ For That Girl,” “Highway Don’t Care” and “Southern Girl.” Get tickets here.

Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White T’s
June 29, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
Goo Goo Dolls followers who have been anticipating this concert for months won’t want to miss out as the American rock band performs its most well-known songs like “Iris” and “Better Days” as well as newer music such as the single “Rebel Beat.” Daughtry, of American Idol fame, shows great talent on stage, and the entire show is opened by the pop-rock group Plain White T’sBuy tickets online.

 

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