concert http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Bach Society Christmas Concert Continues 62 Year Tradition http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bach-society-christmas-concert-continues-62-year-tradition <p>Continuing a sixty-two year tradition, the Bach Society of Saint Louis will perform its annual Christmas Candlelight Concert Tuesday, December 17, at Powell Hall. The Bach Society Chorus and Orchestra will be joined by the UMSL University Singers in a program opening with the "Gloria in excelsis Deo" from Bach's Mass in B Minor and featuring John Rutter’s “Gloria.”</p><p>As always, a highlight of the concert will be a candlelight processional.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 23:27:20 +0000 Camille Phillips 32238 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bach Society Christmas Concert Continues 62 Year Tradition St. Louis Bands Join Forces In 'A Rockin' Winter Party' To Benefit Covenant House http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-bands-join-forces-rockin-winter-party-benefit-covenant-house <p>Members of local bands Vote for Pedro, My Two Planets and Soul Kiss will be sharing the stage at The Pageant this Sunday to perform a holiday benefit concert.</p><p>The concert is a fundraiser for <a href="http://www.covenanthousemo.org/index.php" target="_blank">Covenant House Missouri</a>, a St. Louis nonprofit that provides housing and support for children and young adults between the ages of 16 and 21.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 23:11:02 +0000 Camille Phillips 32241 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Bands Join Forces In 'A Rockin' Winter Party' To Benefit Covenant House Underwater Concert 'AQurld Waves' Promises Unique, Multi-Sensory Experience http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/underwater-concert-aqurld-waves-promises-unique-multi-sensory-experience <p>In keeping with the mission to "keep St. Louis strange and wonderful," the HEARding Cats Collective is holding an underwater concert at the Webster University Student Center's Pool next Saturday.</p><p>Rich O'Donnell, artistic director of the HEARding Cats Collective, said the idea for an underwater concert came to him from floating in rivers and lakes," seeing through the lens of the water, seeing as the fish see."</p><p>"When you're in the water, you're completely focused on your senses," O'Donnell added. And the concert will give the audience plenty for their senses to experience.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 22:56:08 +0000 Camille Phillips 29345 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Underwater Concert 'AQurld Waves' Promises Unique, Multi-Sensory Experience Mike Keneally - Happy Accidents http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mike-keneally-happy-accidents <p>Composer/guitarist/keyboardist/vocalist Mike Keneally has had some good luck in his musical career, which has led to some admirable creative endeavors. He's currently on tour for his most recent album, and will stop in St. Louis Sept. 8 for a show at The Gramophone.</p> <p>Mike Schrand talked to Keneally about his childhood, working with Frank Zappa and Andy Partridge and other happy accidents.</p> Fri, 07 Sep 2012 14:54:36 +0000 Mike Schrand 4444 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mike Keneally - Happy Accidents Pageant ranked among top five concert venues worldwide http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pageant-ranked-among-top-five-concert-venues-worldwide <p>The St. Louis rock club <a href="http://www.thepageant.com/">The Pageant</a> has been <a href="http://ishootshows.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/2010YearEndTop100WorldwideClubVenueTicketSales.pdf">ranked among the top concert venues in the world</a>, according to the industry-tracker <a href="http://www.pollstar.com/">Pollstar</a>.</p><p>The Pageant was ranked number four based on sales.&nbsp; The venue sold more 186,000 tickets last year.</p><p>Pageant co-owner Joe Edwards says the ranking means that St. Louis is becoming a must-stop for touring bands.</p> Tue, 11 Jan 2011 21:03:07 +0000 Adam Allington 299 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pageant ranked among top five concert venues worldwide