Concerts coming to St. Louis this week

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MEGAN COURTNEY | Culture Editor

Looking for something to do after the first week of classes? How about a concert?

This week, acts such as Buckcherry, Gym Class Heroes, Ed Sheeran and Kid Rock will be rolling through St. Louis. This weekend, down in Forest Park, join artists like T-Pain, Misterwives, Brothers Osborne and more at Lou Fest.

1. 105.7 The Point presents: WayBack Pointfest
Monday, Sept. 3
1 p.m.
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

The full line up for this year’s WayBack Pointfest is 311, The Offspring, Toadies, Gym Class Heroes, P.O.D, Lit, Alien Ant Farm, Sponge and Modern Day Zero. More information about the festival and the bands playing can be found on 105.7 The Point’s website.

Tickets for general admission lawn seating are $21 and tickets for reserved seating begin at $21 or $18.75 if purchased in bundles of four and can be purchased online through Live Nation or through the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre box office. Box office hours can be found on the event page.

2. Parkway Drive – REVERENCE North American Tour 2018
Tuesday, Sept. 4
7 p.m.
The Pageant

Going on tour to support its new album “Reverence,” which launched on Epitaph Records earlier this year, Parkway Drive is a metalcore band hailing all the way from Byron Bay, Australia. Some of the band’s most popular songs include “Vice Grip,” which has over 24 million streams on Spotify and “Wild Eyes,” which has over 19 million streams.

Tickets are $28.50 and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster or through Suite 100 at The Pageant. All tickets purchased in person with cash at Suite 100 will be discounted to face value. Hours for Suite 100 can be found on The Pageant’s website. There is a $2 minor surcharge.

3. Dumpstaphunk
Wednesday, Sept. 5
8 p.m.
Delmar Hall

Forming in New Orleans, Louisiana and releasing its debut album as a collection of live songs performed at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Dumpstaphunk is a band that classifies itself as a “funk and jam” band. Some of the band’s most popular songs include “Water,” which has over 2 million streams on Spotify and “Sheez Music,” which has over 1 million streams.

Tickets are $22 and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster or through Suite 100 at The Pageant. All tickets purchased in person with cash at Suite 100 will be discounted to face value. Hours for Suite 100 can be found on The Pageant’s website. There is a $2 minor surcharge.

4. Ed Sheeran: 2018 North American Stadium Tour
Thursday, Sept. 6
7 p.m.
Busch Stadium

Known for writing love ballads that have been on the radio since his debut, Ed Sheeran is bringing his 2018 tour to St. Louis. Sheeran’s 2014 album, “X,” debuted at number one on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Hits off of the album “Thinking Out Loud” and “Sing,” helped him score the win for Artist of the Year in the 2015 Brit Awards. More recently in 2017, “Shape of You,” made its way to number one on charts throughout the world.

Tickets begin at $69.50 and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster or at the ticket windows at Busch Stadium. For more information on prohibited items, seating charts and more, visit the St. Louis Cardinals’ official webpage for this event by clicking here.

5. NPR’s Ask Me Another
Thursday, Sept. 6
7:30 p.m.
The Pageant

National Public Radio will be doing a live taping of its show “Ask Me Another,” which features puzzles, word games and trivia questions. Musicians Matt and Kim will also be in attendance to participate in the show.

Tickets for this event are sold out on Ticketmaster, but resale tickets are available for purchase on StubHub. Tickets purchased through StubHub may be priced higher than the face value of the original tickets.

6. Kid Rock and Brantley Gilbert: Red Blooded RocknRoll Redneck Extravaganza
Friday, Sept. 7
6:30 p.m.
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Kid Rock, who has made a name for himself since being kicked off of his first label, Jive Records, in the late ’80s, still has over 2 million listeners on Spotify. His 2012 album, “Rebel Soul,” entered the Billboard charts at number five and eventually went gold. His most popular song is “All Summer Long,” which has generated over 100 million streams of Spotify. 

Even though he is a country artist, Brantley Gilbert‘s style is similar to that of Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp and Steve Earle. To date, Gilbert’s most popular hit is his 2014 song, “Bottoms Up,” which has over 100 million streams on Spotify. In 2017, his newest single “The Weekend,” coming off of his third album “The Devil Don’t Sleep,” made it to the Billboard country Top 20.

General admission lawn is sold out, but tickets for reserved seating begin at $79.50 and can be purchased online through Live Nation or through the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre box office. Box office hours can be found on the event page.

7. LouFest
Saturday, Sept. 8 – Sunday, Sept. 9
Doors at 11 a.m.
Forest Park

This year’s LouFest, held in Forest Park downtown, includes artists such as MisterWives, T-Pain, Brothers Osborne and many more.

For a complete list of artists, ticket prices and where to purchase and more, visit the LouFest official website by clicking here.

8. 90s House Party
Saturday, Sept. 8
6:30 p.m.
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

The line up for this show, meant to relive the ’90s, includes artists that were popular in the ’90s, such as Vanilla Ice, Coolio, All-4-One, Montell Jordan, Young MC and Rob Base.

Tickets for general admission lawn seating are $20 and select tickets for reserved seating begin at $20. Tickets can be purchased online through Live Nation or through the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre box office. Box office hours can be found on the event page.

9. Jordan Brooker
Saturday, Sept. 8
7 p.m.
Tin Roof

Indiana native country star Jordan Brooker is making his way through St. Louis. He has a background of country and alternative rock, blending the two together for one unique sound.

This is a free show. No ticket is required to attend. 

10. Counting Crows
Sunday, Sept. 9
6:30 p.m.
Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Counting Crows became an “overnight” sensation when the band formed in 1994. Since then, the band has produced records and has even had a single on the Top 40 charts for Modern Rock and Adult Top 40, which was “A Long December” from the 1996 album “Recovering the Satellites.”

Tickets for general admission lawn seating are $25 and tickets for selected reserved seating begin at $25 or $17.25 if purchased in bundles of four and can be purchased online through Live Nation or through the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre box office. Box office hours can be found on the event page.

For a complete selection of sporting events, concerts and more, visit Ticketmaster’s website. Be sure to check back next week for more concerts coming to St. Louis

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Megan is our on-staff entertainment master. Music is her passion, and she makes sure to bring you the best entertainment news. Our super senior Megan is a long-time employee at Sam's Club outside of school and is a Member Service Cashier. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Lindenwood Community of Odyssey. When she's not whipping up concert or album reviews, you can catch her hanging out in the LARC which is her favorite spot on campus.