5 Concerts to Check Out this January in St. Louis

By Katie Davis
In Culture

Don’t let the freezing cold weather keep you indoors, especially when it comes to music. With a wide variety of concerts at different venues around town, there’s no lack of shows to go see.

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Railroad Earth. Photo courtesy of The Pageant.

Hands Like Houses
Jan. 11, The Firebird
Australian alt-rock group Hands Like Houses has a post-grunge feel with plenty of electronic influences—but the band’s overall sound is all its own. If you’re in the mood for lots of energy, solid music and a fun show, don’t miss this one.

Young Buffalo
Jan. 16, The Demo
Hailing from Oxford, Mississippi, and full of a wide range of musical influences like folk, country, rock and more, Young Buffalo is a band with a fresh style and sound. After receiving attention from “The Guardian” and NPR, the group only grew in popularity and continues to churn out great music.

Railroad Earth
Jan. 17, The Pageant
Combining elements of rock, bluegrass, jazz, celtic and more, indie group Railroad Earth brings all kinds of sounds and rhythms to its music. Expect to hear music from 2014’s album, “Last of the Outlaws,” as well as some older tunes.

The Devil Makes Three
Jan. 22, The Pageant
California-based Americana group The Devil Makes Three has a way of blending folk rock style with ragtime, rockabilly and bluegrass sounds. As unique a band as they come, the group recently released more new music in 2013 with the album, “I’m a Stranger Here.”

Noah Gunderson
Jan. 29, Old Rock House
Twenty four-year-old singer-musician Noah Gunderson has already created a lot of work in his young life. With music that has now appeared on hit television shows like “Sons of Anarcy,” “Vampire Diaries” and “One Tree Hill,” Gunderson continues to impress with his heart-on-his-sleeves lyrics and honest instrumentation.

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