Listen Up: Music Events in St. Louis This Weekend

Every weekend the city bustles with the sounds of music, both from well-known and underground musical acts. Here’s what you can catch in this week:

St. Louis Symphony

Friday, September 16, 2016 8:00PM and Saturday, September 17, 2016 8:00 PM | Powell Hall, 718 N Grand Blvd
Opening weekend celebrate the 90th anniversary of Lindbergh’s historic flight across the Atlantic with the STL Symphony and Chorus. Inspired by the pilot’s account of his solo flight, Weill brings to life that monumental achievement while Boulez’s work evokes the feeling of solitude in flight. The program comes to a spectacular conclusion with Debussy’s La Mer, depicting the beautiful waves and winds of the Atlantic in which the Spirit of St. Louis soared above triumphantly.
Don’t miss the complimentary champagne toast with Music Director David Robertson and STL Symphony Musicians during intermission. Tickets range from $22 to $111.

South Broadway Blues

Saturday, September 17, 2016 | BB’s Jazz, Blues, and Soups, 700 S Broadway
Legendary STL musician Tom Hall plays his unique blend of acoustic and blues from 7 to 9:30 pm. The icon electric blues of Boo Boo Davis and the Bumblebee Trio take over the stage at 10 and go until 2:30. Tickets for each are $5.

Punk Rocking

Friday, doors open at 3, show begins at 3:30 / Saturday, doors open at 11, show begins at 12 | FUBAR Venue & Lounge, 3108 Locust St
Music festival season isn’t quite over as the hardcore punk bands invading St Louis for Gateway to the West Fest prove. It is spread over two days and features over 30 acts, including Break Away, Timebomb, Survival Method, Sons of Southern Darkness, Caught in a Crowd, Sentenced to Burn, Blindside USA, Perfect People, and Time Walk. Tickets are $20 for Friday, $25 for Saturday or $35 for the whole weekend.

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Allyson Borkgren