Live Music in STL Memorial Day Weekend

By Cara Wegener
In Culture

Looking for live show to see this Memorial Day weekend? Here’s what we’ve got on our radar.

LIVE SHOWS 2 SEE

May 26

Bloc Party w/ MS MR @ The Pageant 8:00pm, $27.50 adv/ $30 dos

Kele Okereke and Russell Lissack are bringing us back to where it all began with new album “HYMNS.” This indie band always puts on a good show.

Hard Working Americans @ The Old Rock House 8pm, $30

Todd Snider, Dave Schools, Neal Casal, Duane Trucks, Chad Staehly and Jesse Aycock on one stage, in our town. You don’t want to miss this rockin’ americana show.

May 27

The Leonas Tour Kickoff Show w/ I could Sleep in the Clouds and Mat Shoare @ Heavy Anchor 9pm, $7

Send this amazing STL duo off on a good note. You’ll enjoy the stories they tell and the harmonies they create.

Dirty Kings, Trick the Wicked, Warhorse @ Fubar 8pm, FREE

Fubar, again, serving up some of the best metal in our town. Go hard with these guys for a night!

The Fade, Marie and The Americans, & Jon Valley @ Melt 9pm, $5

The Fade will be playing material from their newest EP and then a few more. Grab a waffle while you listen!

Full Frontal Female: Benefit for Woman’s Safe House @ Off Broadway 7:30, $7

I love a good female-fronted show. Go support a good cause and great acts including: The Danaides, Ramona Deflowered, The Vigilettes, Cult Boy, Royal Brat.

May 28

Tech N9ne @ The Pageant 8:00pm, $27.50 adv/ $30 dos

One of STL’s favorite hip-hop acts also featuring Krizz Kaliko, Rittz, ¡Mayday!, Stevie Stone, Ces Cru, Spaide Ripper.

Jenny Johnson @ The Blue Pearl 4pm, FREE

Here from Carbondale, Jenny Johnson is excited to share her art with STL faces. If you’re from that area, make it out to say hi!

KDHX Welcomes: The New Mastersounds w/ the Nth Power @ The Bootleg (Outdoor Series) 8pm, $17

The New Mastersounds trace the New Orleans side of their funky family tree back to their roots. The British foursome’s latest collection of infectious grooves is steeped in those storied waters and the rich musical history they’ve carried.

Freddy Cole Quintet feat Harry Allen @ Jazz at the Bistro 7:30 & 9:30, $35

Recognized as one of the great practitioners of American song, vocalist and pianist Freddy Cole is widely regarded as one of the most influential singers in jazz.

May 29

Dave Matthews @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheater 8pm, $40-85

We all know Dave Matthews, and I’m sure you’ll hear the hits. Outdoor concert season has begun!

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