This Just In: Thursday, May 31



St. Louis favorites Old 97’s will perform at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard) on Tuesday, July 10. The Pageant will also host American Idol superstar Taylor Hicks on Friday, July 13 and Interpol on Wednesday, August 1.

Euclid Records (601 East Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves) has a handful of in-store performances coming up: Future Clouds & Radar on Sunday, June 3, Blue Mountain on Thursday, June 7, and Graham Parker on Friday, June 8. The latter two acts will be in town as part of the Twangfest weekend.

Ameristar’s Bottleneck Blues Bar ( 1260 South Main Street, St. Charles) will host Paul Revere & the Raiders on Thursday, July 19 and Poco on Thursday, June 21. Speaking of casinos, bluesman Robert Cray will play at the Voodoo Café and Lounge at Harrah’s Casino (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights) on Thursday, July 26.

This year’s incarnation of the Family Values Tour will roll into the Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre (I-70 and Earth City Expressway, Maryland Heights) on Friday, July 20. Korn, Evanessence, Atreyu, Flyleaf and many more will be performing.

Finally, the Big Muddy Blues Festival will take place on Saturday, September 1, on Laclede’s Landing. Unlike previous years, this will be a one-day event, and headliners Ike Turner and Big Sam’s Funky Nation have been announced, with more national and local acts to be announced at a later date.

-- Christian Schaeffer

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