9 Shows to See This Week

 In Culture, Event

Looking to get out this week? Here’s what we’ve got on our radar.

Photo by Desi Mendoza/ Unsplash

Photo by Desi Mendoza/ Unsplash

Aug 17

Wilco at The Fabulous Fox Theatre 7pm, $30-$75

C’mon you guys, it’s Wilco. WILCO!

Christopher the Conquered w/ Le’ Ponds, Tom Sauk at Off Broadway 8pm, $10

Christopher the Conqueror presents his newest album, regarded by singer-songwriter Ryan Adams as, “the real deal,” tweeting that Christopher Ford’s album is mind-blowing. This show should be on your radar.

Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa at Hollywood Amphitheater 7pm, $15-$100
Hip-hop fans unite at this outdoor concert featuring two iconic figures in rap music.

Aug 19

Art Ness Viewing Part feat. Bruiser Queen (acoustic!) at The Night Owl 7pm, FREE

Art meets music at this event in the small upstairs wine bar above Treehouse on South Grand. A series of local artist present their works with a special acoustic performance by Bruiser Queen.

Pretty Little Empire w/ Joan of Dark at Off Broadway 8pm, $10
I Went To A Show.com presents this indie rock show. You might be able to camp out at Off Broadway all weekend.

The Clothesline no. 24: The Leonas’ “Forbidden Fruit” at Blank Space 9pm, $7

Another event where visual art meets music presented by the Clothesline, this time featuring female duo, The Leonas, and their incredible harmonious, story-driven songs.

Erika Johnson at Jazz at the Bistro, 7:30 & 9:30, $10-$20

The East St. Louis vocalist is back at the Bistro for the first time in nearly a decade! Students pay $10.

Aug 20

Big Muddy Records Summer Picnic feat. The Hooten Hallers, Rum Drum Ramblers, Arson for Candy and more! 1pm, $10

Big Muddy Records presents 12 bands and a 100-pound hog roast. Enough said. (Also, look into the hayride tickets between the picnic and Whiskey War Fest down the road!)

SNL’s Colin Jost at The Pageant 7pm, $35-$55
You know him from SNL’s weekend update, and now he’s live, on stage in STL.

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