Beginning this weekend, there are some amazing artists on tour, so start saving your money because it’s going to be an exciting year for music in St. Louis!
This weekend an exciting new artist who has really been blowing up the country music scene, Eric Church, will be here. He’ll be at the Chafeitz Arena tonight on his Blood, Sweat and Beers tour with special guests Brantley Gilbert and Blackberry Smoke. The show starts at 7:30pm.
That’s just the beginning. Our St. Louis concert venues will be overflowing with great musical talents this year, including:
It seems to be the hotspot for country concerts this Summer. Bandana’s has put together a Country Megaticket, one ticket that gives you access to six country shows playing at the Verizon Amphitheater this season. The ticket starts at $125 for lawn seats and includes:Friday, May 18 at 7:30pm – Brad Paisley w/ The Band Perry and Scotty McCreery Saturday, June 16 at 7:30pm – The Miranda Lambert On Fire Tour w/ Chris Young and Jerrod Neimann Friday, June 29 at 7:00pm – The Lady Antebellum Own The Night Tour w/ Darius Rucker and Thompson Square Friday, July 27 at 7:00pm – Rascal Flatts w/ Little Big Town and the Eli Young Band Saturday, September 1 – Toby Keith’s Live in Overdrive Tour w/ Brantley Gilbert Friday, September 14 – Jason Aldean w/ Luke Bryan
Aside from the country concerts, the VWA will also host:Friday, June 22 at 7:00pm – The Midwest Rock-n-Roll Express Tour w/ REO Speedwagon, Styx and Ted Nugent Tuesday, July 10 at 6:30pm – 311 and Slightly Stoopid Wednesday, July 11 at 7:00pm – The Dave Matthews Band Wednesday, August 1 at 7:00pm – Zac Brown Band Monday, August 27 at 7:00pm – Kiss and Motley Crue Tuesday, September 11 at 7:30pm – The Tour is a Four Letter Word Jason Mraz Tour
Chafeitz Arena Concerts: Friday, April 27 at 8:00pm – The Black Keys w/ Arctic Monkeys Saturday, August 25 at 7:00pm – Def Leopard and Poison Rock of Ages Tour. Tickets go on sale today! Tuesday, August 28 at 7:30pm – Phish. Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 28
Scottrade Center Concerts: Sunday, April 29 at 7:30pm – Van Halen Friday, May 25 at 8:00pm – Red Hot Chili Peppers Tuesday, May 29 at 6:00pm – Nickelback w/ Bush, Seether and My Dakest Days November 1 – Madonna
Other great concerts at: The Pageant, Peabody, Pop’s and The Fox Thursday, May 10 at 8:00pm at The Pageant – Hunter Hayes Saturday, May 12 at 8:00pm at The Pageant – Billy Currington Wednesday, May 16 at 7:30pm at The Peabody – Daughtry Friday, May 25 at 7:00pm at Pop’s – Snoop Dogg Tuesday, June 5 at 8:00pm at The Fox – Sting Sunday, June 24 at 7:00pm at The Peabody – Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw Sunday, July 29 at 7:oopm – Train Tuesday, July 31 at 8:00pm at The Fox – Seal Tuesday, July 31 at 7:30pm at The Peabody – Nicki Minaj!! Thursday, August 2 at 7:30pm at The Fox – Crosby, Stills and Nash
Of course you can’t see them all…unless of course you’re a recent lottery winner (in which case, I’d be happy to be your 2012 concert buddy).
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