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Diyar Jamal, bassist, and Lawan Ali, violinist

Courtesy of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra

The St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra recruits the area’s best young musicians. This season, it’s also hosting two players far away from home. Read more

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And the artists who pour out their talent on September 1 will be sustained by the profits. Read more

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Photo by Nico Rodamel

This city has a boomerang effect: People might leave, but they often loop back… Read more

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The rapper will be performing at LouFest U later this summer. Read more

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Ahead of her February 18 concert at Blueberry Hill and release of her sophomore album, we talked to Valerie June about the creation of her new album, the life of a traveling artist, and who she’s excited to see once in town. Read more

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We talked to her about her hard-to-classify music, what she's going to do in St. Louis when she's here, and her brand-new record, "Every Where is Some Where." Read more

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Wanda Sykes performs at the Peabody Opera House on October 1. Read more

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For post-punk fans who have spent intimate time listening to the American pioneers of the early 1980s, like Hüsker Dü, The Minutemen and The Meat Puppets, the continuing solo career and fairly steady gigging of Bob Mould is a marvel. Read more

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Here’s a far-less-than-comprehensive-but-well-meaning list of some new music (and some decidedly-not-new music) coming out of St. Louis. Read more

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Kurt Vile and the Violators are playing Tuesday, August 23, at the Pageant. Read more

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You can still catch him in concert at Chaifetz Arena if you’re really trying to ditch the zero and get with a hero. Read more

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The Grammy-winning artist had secretly scheduled two shows in St. Louis before his death. Read more

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Frontman Marcus Mumford told the crowd he thought they were booing him before he realized fans were just cheering for the Blues, who are in the playoffs. Read more

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Because when a Beatle is coming to town, what better way to announce it than with dones? Read more

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The former Beatle’s concert comes 50 years after Beatlemania hit the old Busch Stadium on August 21, 1966. Read more

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Photo by Tarina Westlund

Pop artists of today have been transforming and redefining old songs with dance beats and synthesizers for years, but it’s far less common to hear new music transformed to sound classical. Read more

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“People think I’m eccentric," Mike Silverman says, "so they find the most eccentric thing they can think of, and compare me to that, but fans who dig deeper can hear orchestral roots and rhythms from around the world.” Read more

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With an infectious dance-party vibe, the California Honeydrops’ music is funky R&B with a range of influences from traditional soul to New Orleans second line parades. Read more

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In reality, a tribute band can (and should) be so much more than a mere imitation. Read more

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