Nov 28 Monday
On August 28, 2021, the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park will open St. Louis Sound, a new 6,000 square feet special exhibit that explores the history of popular music in St. Louis from the dawn of recorded sound in the late 1800s to the turn of the 21st century.
Nearly 200 artifacts will be on display from national stars, local legends, and important venues.
Artifacts on display are from the Missouri Historical Society Collections as well as over 100 objects on loan to the Missouri History Museum from individuals and other institutions.
Artifacts on display include:
The St. Louis tinfoil, recorded by Thomas Edison in 1878, the oldest playable recording of an American voice and the earliest known recording of a musical performance. In March 2021, the Library of Congress announced the “St. Louis tinfoil” is one of 25 “audio treasures worthy of preservation for all time” that will be inducted into their National Recording Registry.
Costumes from Treemonisha, ragtime legend Scott Joplin’s ill-fated opera
A dress and original theatre artifact of entertainer, French resistance agent, and civil rights activist Josephine Baker
Dress worn by Tina Turner on the Tonight Show
Artifacts from the Club Imperial, which hosted Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm and televised dance shows.
Guitars belonging to Chuck Berry, Jay Farrar, Jeff Tweedy, Albert King, and Mel Bay (who has taught millions to play the guitar)
Trumpets of Miles Davis and Clark Terry
Stage clothing of legendary artists like Little Milton, Luther Ingram, and the 5th Dimension
The piano of Henry Townsend, the St. Louis Blues Legend whose recordings span nine consecutive decades
Outfits from gospel stars David Peaston and Willie Mae Ford Smith
Fontella Bass’s gold record and Grammy nomination for “Rescue Me”
Artifacts from Mississippi Nights, including the stage floor that was played on by everyone from Kenny G to Nirvana
Stage clothing of The Welders, St. Louis’s 1970s all-female punk band
Artifacts from Bob Heil, who built sound systems for The Who and invented the Talkbox
A drum that symbolizes the racial divide in St. Louis’s 1920s jazz scene
Pieces from Gaslight Square, St. Louis’s nightlife center of the 1960s
In addition to incredible artifacts, St. Louis Sound will feature interactive maps of St. Louis musical hotspots, listenable song selections for every artist covered, archival film footage, and a trivia game for visitors to test their music history knowledge.
The Missouri History Museum will offer a wide range of exhibit-related programming throughout the duration of the exhibit, including the St. Louis Sound: LIVE series of free, live performances relating to the many artists featured in the exhibit.
St. Louis just can’t stay quiet. No matter the genre, style, or musical moment, this city has a huge story to tell.
St. Louis Sound is open at the Missouri History Museum from August 28, 2021, through January 22, 2023. Admission is free.
Nov 29 Tuesday
Nov 30 Wednesday
Trumpeter and singer Dawn Weber and pianist Curt Landes play in duo format for this lounge show. Come break up your week and be entertained with their fun selections and their witty senses of humor! In the lounge from 7-9pm, $10 cover.
Dec 01 Thursday
Kick off the night with great live music from Rockin' Rod McCarron, Marty Abdallah, and Company from 6-8.
Karaoke at The Attic with Shaggy Sounds 830 to 1230. 21 and up. No cover
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This event runs from Dec 1, 2022, 5:00pm to Dec 2, 2022, 1:30am
Third Degree Glass Factory will transform into a decadent candy land journey! As you experience all of your candy-coated dreams coming to life, indulge in sweet & savory bites from your favorite local restaurants, unlimited beer and holiday cocktails, and a cozy winter wonderland on the patio. In addition to the tastings, we will have live music, shopping at our local makers’ market, glass blowing demos, and amazing photo opportunities! Guests 21+ are invited to celebrate the start of the holiday season with a sweet twist.
Dec 02 Friday
Dec 03 Saturday
Great live music, cold drinks, craft cocktails, delicious Cajun food, and amazing atmosphere. 21 and up. $10 cover from 8-12.HUBB & The Heavy Hearts will headline the night's entertainment inside from 8-12.Click link below to purchase your table reservation today through Eventbrite.https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/live-at-the-attic-910489