Live Music To See: Feb. 9-14
Looking for live music to see this week? Here are the shows we’ve got on our radars:
Keys N Krates @ The Pageant w/ Stööki Sound and Jesse Slayter 8pm, $20adv/$25dos
Keys N Krates went from a live hip-hop group to a tight-nit trio of producers and performers. From the UK, Stööki Sound opens the night. Learn more about Stööki Sound in our interview with Jelacee!
The Pines @ Off Broadway w/ Jailbox 8pm, $10
The Pines are one of the most influential indie rock/americana acts to hit the national scene in years. With a lineup out of Southeast Missouri, Jailbox will haunt the room both sonically and lyrically.
Alarm Will Sound @ The Sheldon 8pm, $20
The 20-member ensemble will perform pieces by Hungarian composer György Ligeti. Ligeti has earned recognition from many visionaries, through his use of electronic and orchestral works, including Stanley Kubrick who used several excerpts in “2001: A Space Odyssey,” among other films.
Erin Bode @ Jazz at the Bistro 7:30pm & 9:30pm, $30
Erin Bode and her band combine jazz with influences from their Midwest roots. She often wins over audiences with her sincere performances. She will play Feb. 13 and 14, too!
Pat Sajak Assassins @ Foam w/ The Tennis Lesson and Bear Cub 9pm, Free
This lineup of local indie bands will keep you engaged from the second the show starts. Get ready to get weird!
Robert Earl Keen @ The Ready Room w/ Emily Wallace 7pm, $30/$35
This Texan singer-songwriter is included in a generation among some of the best country singer-songwriters around, including Lyle Lovett and Steve Earle. Emily Wallace, local singer-songwriter, will make you swoon as she opens the night.
A Night of Symphonic Rock @ Powell Hall 7:30pm, starting at $37
The St. Louis Symphony does your favorite classic rock bands over Valentine’s weekend. John Elefante, formally of Kansas, joins the STL Symphony on vocals, covering everything from Aerosmith to Led Zeppelin.
Gearing up to release their new album, “Happy Bastards,” Andy Frasco & The U.N. are sure to bring the house down. Check out their newly released single, “Tie You Up,” here. It just so happens to be Andy’s birthday celebration show, too!
Cree Rider Family Band @ Schlafly Bottleworks 9pm, Free
CRFB is a local band that will have you dancing and singing along. This particular night is also a birthday celebration for member Cheryl. It will surely be a party!
The Catalogue LIVE! @ The Heavy Anchor 9pm, $5
Switching gears a little bit, this show is all about comedy, including live and video sketch comedy and some of St. Louis’ finest stand-up comedians.
SATE Presents As You Like It @ The Chapel 8pm, $20
An adaptation of Shakespeare’s beloved comedy, “As You Like It,” brings Old-Time tunes played live by the cast and Jason Scroggins of the local band The Foggy Memory Boys. Old-Time music features playing styles that pre-date bluegrass, emerging from the string band tradition stretching back to the early years of United States history.
Letter To Memphis CD Release at The Stage @ KDHX 8pm, $10
This hardworking, local folk group is releasing a brand new album full of strings, harmonies and delicately arranged ballads. “Come On Home,” an album that incorporates themes of love, makes for a perfect Valentine’s Day date night.
Salisbury @ The Gaslight Theatre w/ special guest Kristen Ford 8pm, $25
Salisbury is a folk/americana band out of St. Louis. Kristen Ford, from Boston, will open the show. Your cover charge includes an after show dessert and a portion of the proceeds will go towards Play It Forward.