Concerts coming to St. Louis this month

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MEGAN COURTNEY Culture Editor

September is nearly halfway over, why not celebrate with a concert?

This month, artists like Taylor Swift, Bullet For My Valentine, blessthefall, and more will be coming through St. Louis.

1. Yo La Tengo
Monday, Sept. 17
8 p.m.
Delmar Hall

Spanish for “I’ve got it,” Yo La Tengo has been around and making albums since 1986. The band dubs itself as a “beloved institution of the indie community,” and is a mix of both rock and pop, creating a sound that is all its own.

Tickets are $25 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. All attendees under the age of 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.

2. Taylor Swift reputation Stadium Tour
Tuesday, Sept. 18
7 p.m.
The Dome at America’s Center (formerly the Edward Jones Dome)

With a total of six acts and 19 songs total from past albums and her most recent one, “reputation,” Taylor Swift is putting on a must-see performance that Swift fans won’t want to miss. After topping countless Billboard charts and even winning a few Grammys, Swift is still going strong with a career that crossed over from country to pop with her 2014 album “1989.”

This event is close to selling out, but tickets begin at $56.50 and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster or at The Dome at America’s Center box office, which opens three hours prior to show time. For more information, call The Dome’s box office at 314-342-5000.

3. Bullet For My Valentine plus special guests
Tuesday, Sept. 18
7:30 p.m.
The Pageant

Noted as “one of the biggest British metal acts in history,” Bullet For My Valentine has sold millions of albums worldwide and has been named Best British Band at the British magazine Kerrang! Awards for three years in a row, where the band has also secured Best Single, Best Live Band and Best Newcomer. The band put out an album earlier this year titled “Gravity,” which features 11 songs. 

Special guests include We Came As Romans and Bad Omens

Tickets are $32.50 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. Every ticket purchased comes with a physical copy of “Gravity.” All attendees under the age of 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.

4. Chromeo
Wednesday, Sept. 19
8 p.m.
The Pageant

Influenced by Zapp, Prince and Hall & Oates, Chromeo developed a unique blend of “80s funk and radio R&B” that became more defined over the years. The band’s newest album, “Head Over Heels,” released earlier this year, features an appearance from rapper French Montana.

Tickets are $30 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. Every ticket purchased comes with a physical copy of “Gravity.” All attendees under the age of 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.

5. The Record Company
Thursday, Sept. 20
8 p.m.
The Pageant

Since forming in 2016, The Record Company has earned a Grammy nomination for its debut album, “Give It Back To You,” earned three top-five hits and have sold out shows around the world. Earlier this year, the band released “All Of This Life,” which features 10 songs.

Tickets are $24 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.

Every pair of tickets purchased comes with one physical or digital copy of “All Of This Life.” An email with instructions on how to redeem the album will be sent to the ticket purchaser. This offer is not valid for Fan-to-Fan resale tickets. All attendees under the age of 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.

6. Lord Huron
Friday, Sept. 21
8 p.m.
The Pageant

Emerging in 2012, Lord Huron got its start as an indie band but eventually incorporated folk, rock, pop and Americana. The band grew in popularity when its song “The Night We Met” appeared in the Netflix original series, “13 Reasons Why.”

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

7. Miniature Tigers
Friday, Sept. 21
9 p.m.
Duck Room at Blueberry Hill

What began as a “solo bedroom-recording project” in Phoenix, Arizona in 2006 resulted in Miniature Tigers landing a recording deal with Modern Art Records. Since then, the band moved to Brooklyn and upgraded its sound to include more of an 80s vibe.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster or in person at the venue. All tickets purchased in person with cash will be discounted to face value.

8. Stone Sour
Saturday, Sept. 22
8 p.m.
The Pageant

Corey Taylor, the lead singer of Slipknot, is also a member of this band. Combined, the band has sold over 2 million copies of its last five albums. To date, Stone Sour‘s most popular song is “Through Glass” which has over 125 million streams on Spotify.

Tickets are $30 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. All attendees under the age of 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.

9. Sunflower Bean
Sunday, Sept. 23
8 p.m.
Duck Room at Blueberry Hill

Forming in high school, the “indie rock trio” Sunflower Bean is from New York City. Earlier this year, the band released its second album “Twentytwo in Blue,” which has 11 songs.

Tickets are $12 and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster or in person at the venue. All tickets purchased in person with cash will be discounted to face value.

10. The Glorious Sons
Monday, Sept. 24
8 p.m.
Delmar Hall

After releasing the 2014 album “The Union,” The Glorious Sons wanted to grow and evolve even further. The band’s second album “Young Beauties & Fools,” captures the “confusion of young adulthood,” and was dropped earlier this year.

Tickets are $12 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. All attendees under the age of 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.

11. blessthefall
Tuesday, Sept. 25
6:30 p.m.
Delmar Hall

After 15 years and six albums, the most recent being with Rise Records, blessthefall is still going strong with the same amount of energy as the band moves into its next chapter. The album “Hard Feelings,” was dropped earlier this year and has 10 songs.

Tickets are $18 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. All attendees under the age of 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.

12. State Champs
Wednesday, Sept. 26
8 p.m.
The Blue Note (Columbia, Missouri)

A little further away from St. Louis at The Blue Note near Mizzou’s campus, State Champs will be taking the stage in support of its newest album that dropped earlier this year, “Living Proof.” The band’s 2017 album “Around the World and Back” reached number 30 on the Billboard Top 200 charts.

Tickets for the show are $20 and can be purchased through Etix or in person on the day of the event. Box office hours can be found on The Blue Note’s official website

13. Foxing
Friday, Sept. 28
8 p.m. 
Delmar Hall

St. Louis locals Foxing is known for a “theatrical style of introspective indie rock” and formed in the 2010s with a background in post-rock and emo. The band’s most recent album “Nearer My God, ” dropped earlier this year and features 12 songs.

Tickets are $15 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. All attendees under the age of 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.

14. IDLES
Saturday, Sept. 29
8 p.m.
Duck Room at Blueberry Hill

With over 408 thousand monthly listeners on Spotify, IDLES is featured on many playlists for the indie and rock genres. Earlier this year, the band released “Joy as an Act of Resistance.” which has 12 songs.

Tickets are $14 and can be purchased online through Ticketmaster or in person at the venue. All tickets purchased in person with cash will be discounted to face value.

15. Ballyhoo!
Sunday, Sept. 30
8 p.m.
Delmar Hall

Described as being “Maryland beach rock,” Ballyhoo!’s music is the “go-to for a day at the beach” or a “nice drive on a beautiful day.” The band’s most recent song “Detonate” was released in Aug. of this year.

Tickets are $14 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. All attendees under the age of 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.

16. Shakey Graves
Sunday, Sept. 30
8 p.m.
The Pageant

With over 1 million monthly listeners on Spotify, Austin, Texas native Shakey Graves proves to still be going strong. His most recent album, “Can’t Wake Up,” was released earlier this year and has 13 songs.

Tickets are $25 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. All attendees under the age of 21 will be required to pay a $2 surcharge.

For a complete list of sporting events, concerts and more, visit Ticketmaster’s website. Be sure to check back for a list of concerts coming to St. Louis for the month of October.

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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.