The Pageant http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Alarm Will Sound Takes New Music To New Venue: The Pageant http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/alarm-will-sound-takes-new-music-new-venue-pageant <p><a href="http://www.alarmwillsound.com" target="_blank">Alarm Will So</a>und, a 20-member ensemble, critically acclaimed for its performances of new music by emerging composers since its debut in 2001, has played all around the world and released six recordings over that time.</p><p>Since October 2012, Alarm Will Sound has built a strong presence in St. Louis with an annual concert series. The 2012-13 concerts took place at the Sheldon Concert Hall and the Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.</p> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 02:02:04 +0000 Terry Perkins 34767 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Alarm Will Sound Takes New Music To New Venue: The Pageant The Pageant a top-5 concert venue worldwide http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pageant-top-5-concert-venue-worldwide <p>For the second year in a row, the Pageant in the Delmar Loop is among the top-5 concert venues in the world when it comes to ticket sales.</p><p>Pollstar, an <a href="http://www.pollstar.com/">industry website</a>, bases its rankings on reports from venues about the number of tickets sold. The Pageant was<a href="http://www.stltoday.com/entertainment/music/kevin-johnson/the-pageant-is-listed-as-th-top-club-in-the/article_c4041848-3a5a-11e1-956f-0019bb30f31a.html"> number 5 in 2011</a>, with reported sales of 181,451 tickets.</p> Mon, 09 Jan 2012 18:59:20 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2818 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Pageant a top-5 concert venue worldwide 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