The Week That Was: ESPN+, Dwayne Johnson, STLFC And The Voice

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ESPN’s New Streaming Service Highlighted This Week On RealLifeSTL

The release of the ESPN+ streaming service was a highlight of the week. Dwayne Johnson headlined the Weekend Movie Guide with Rampage. We shared some of the top performances from the Knockout Rounds on The Voice, filled you in on weekend events going on around St. Louis, like the Saint Louis FC match Saturday at Soccer Park.

The Weekly Roundup highlights the week that was every Friday here on RealLifeSTL. We also throw in some trending videos and other tidbits from the week to keep you entertained.

ESPN will launch streaming service ESPN+ on April 12 for $4.99 per month. Here's what we know about ESPN Plus.
ESPN will launch streaming service ESPN+ on April 12 for $4.99 per month. Here’s what we know about ESPN Plus.

Saint Louis FC Plays To A Draw With Fresno FC

On Monday, we recapped Saint Louis FC’s 1-1 draw with Fresno FC over the weekend.

Check Out Jaclyn Lovey’s Performance Of “Put Your Records On”

In this week’s edition of The Tuesday Top Five we shared five performances from the Knockout Rounds on this season of The Voice.


Saint Louis FC Hosts LA Galaxy II This Saturday

We previewed this Saturday’s Saint Louis FC match with LA Galaxy II back on Wednesday. This weekend’s match kicks off at 7:30 pm on Saturday night. The St. Louligans’ tailgate starts at 5:30 pm so, get your tickets now at if you don’t have them yet.

We also wrote about the United Soccer League matches moving to ESPN+ beginning this weekend.

ESPN+ Streaming Service Launches

ESPN launched its streaming service yesterday along with a redesigned app. We broke down what we knew at the time about ESPN+ on Wednesday along with the STLFC match preview.

I signed up for the new service on Thursday morning and after I get done binging on all of these 30 For 30 documentaries I may write something about it.

Until then I suggest you take advantage of the 30-day free trial for you shell out $5 a month.

Jake Shafer Releases “Just One More” & Talks To KFAV

Our friend Jake Shafer is back in Missouri today to celebrate the release of his single “Just One More.” Shafer appeared with radio station KFAV on the Westplex Morning Brew this morning. Shafer talked with host Mikey T about his time in Nashville and played the song that he’ll take into the studio next “Free Time Isn’t Free.”

Check out the interview from this morning below.

Dwayne Johnson Highlights Weekend Movie Guide

Dwayne Johnson has teamed up with director Brad Peyton again and will attempt to top the $470+ worldwide gross of San Andreas. 

Truth or Dare and Jon Hamm’s Beirut are also in theaters this weekend and you can check them all out in this week’s edition of the Weekend Movie Guide.

Kiefer Sutherland, Superheroes, Kevin Hart and Hamilton On Tap Around St. Louis This Weekend

The St. Louis Weekend Events Guide lets you know all the happenings around the STL each week. Kiefer Sutherland was in St. Louis last night for a show with his band at Delmar Hall while Kevin Hart brings his comedy show to Scottrade Center downtown tonight.

There will also be plenty of superheroes crawling around Soulard on Saturday and Hamilton continues its run at The Fabulous Fox.

Zayn Releases “Let Me” Music Video

Zayn released his “Let Me” music video yesterday and its has already been played almost 6.3 million times on YouTube.

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