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BLUE­BERRY HILL— A St. Louis land­mark mu­sic club and restau­rant filled with pop cul­ture mem­o­ra­bilia fea­tures na­tional bands (the late Chuck Berry used to do a monthly gig here). Up­com­ing: Kim Richey ( Aug 3); Lazer Lloyd ( Aug 4); Natalie Prass ( Aug

17); Ly­dia ( Aug 18); River Why­less ( Aug 22); Mock Orange ( Aug 24). www.blue­ber­ry­hill.com. 6504 Del­mar Blvd., in The Loop, 314.727.4444. Map 4-1C

BLUES AT THE ARCH CON­CERT SE­RIES— Free 6 pm con­cert se­ries by the Na­tional Blues Museum and Gate­way Arch Park Foun­da­tion brings blues to the north Gate­way Arch grounds; Up­com­ing: Lit­tle Dy­lan, Zac Har­mon ( Aug 3); Kee­sha Pratt, Mar­quise Knox ( Aug 10); Skeet Rodgers and the In­ner City Blues Band, Dex­ter Allen ( Aug 17); Jeremiah John­son, Chri­s­tone “King­fish” In­gram ( Aug

24). www.blue­satt­hearch.com. 100 Wash­ing­ton Ave., Map 2-3J

BUSCH STA­DIUM— Busch Sta­dium oc­ca­sion­ally hosts non-base­ball events. Up­com­ing: Jour­ney, Def Lep­pard ( Aug 24); Luke Bryan, Sam Hunt ( Aug

25). stlouis.car­di­nals.mlb.com. 8th and Clark St., 314.345.9000. MetroLink-Busch Sta­dium Map 2- 4E

CHAIFETZ ARENA (PER­FOR­MANCES)— Sports/ con­cert arena hosts big names and var­ied events. Up­com­ing: Joyfest, Cit­i­zen Way, Colton Dixon, Crow­der, Side­walk Prophets ( Aug 4); Sam Smith ( Aug 17). www.thechaifet­zarena.com. 1 S. Comp­ton Ave. in Grand Cen­ter, 800.745.3000. Map 4-3G

DEL­MAR HALL— 750-seat con­cert venue brings in emerg­ing ta­lent. Up­com­ing: Ray­land Bax­ter ( Aug

3); Blue Dixie ( Aug 4); Bomba Es­tero ( Aug 6); Amanda Seales Presents: Smart, Funny & Black ( Aug 9); Brewer & Ship­ley ( Aug 11); Fall­ing Fences ( Aug 18); An Un­der Cover Week­end 12: A Trib­ute to the... ( Aug 23-25); X( Aug 31). www.del­marhall. com. 6133 Del­mar Blvd., 314.726.4444. MetroLinkDel­mar Loop Map 4-1C

FAM­ILY ARENA— Sports/con­cert venue seats 10,000. Up­com­ing: Happy To­gether Tour 2018, fea­tur­ing The Tur­tles, Chuck Ne­gron, Gary Puck­ett & The Union Gap, The As­so­ci­a­tion, Mark Lind­say, The Cowsills ( Aug 18). www. metrotix.com. 2002 Arena Park­way in St. Charles, 314.534.1111. Map 3-3A

THE FO­CAL POINT— In­ti­mate venue for tra­di­tional and orig­i­nal mu­sic also hosts tra­di­tional danc­ing ses­sions. Tick­ets gen­er­ally $10-$25. Up­com­ing: Le­hto & Wright ( Aug 3); Kane & Steele ( Aug 4);

Grace Base­ment ( Aug 10); Salt of the Earth ( Aug

11); The Honey Dew­drops ( Aug 16); Django Rein­hardt Trib­ute: Joe Park, Gary Hunt, Paul Davis ( Aug 17); Chicago Cel­lar Boys ( Aug 18); Roya and the High­t­imers ( Aug 24); Au­tumn’s Child ( Aug 24); An­nie and the Fur Trap­pers ( Aug 30); Miss Ju­bilee ( Aug 31). www.the­fo­cal­point.org. 2720 Sut­ton Blvd. in Maple­wood, 314.781.4200. Map 4- 4B

FOX THE­ATRE— Ex­trav­a­gant venue draws big names. Up­com­ing: Amer­i­can Idol: Live! 2018 ( Aug

10); Mathews-Dickey Awards & Ben­e­fit Con­cert: Soul Funk Fest ( Aug 18); Bill Ma­her ( Aug 25). www. metrotix.com. 527 N. Grand Blvd. in Grand Cen­ter, 314.534.1111. Map 4-2G

FUNNY BONE COM­EDY CLUB— Long­time stand-up club fea­tures the best of lo­cal and na­tional acts. Show­times M-Th 8pm; F 8 & 10:30 pm; Sa 7:30 & 10:15 pm & mid­night; Su 7:30 pm. Tu open mic night. Up­com­ing: The Ra­gin’ Ca­jun John Mor­gan ( Aug 1- 6); Larry Reeb ( Aug 8-12); Guy Torry ( Aug 16-19). www.st­lou­is­fun­ny­bone.com. 614 West­Port Plaza, I-270 and Page Ave. (Hwy D), 314.469.6692. Map 3- 4B

GESHER MU­SIC FES­TI­VAL— Based on the He­brew con­cept of gesher or bridge, the fes­ti­val is a week-long se­ries of cham­ber mu­sic con­certs and com­mu­nity events at nu­mer­ous lo­ca­tions which build bridges across the di­verse cul­tures of St. Louis ( Aug 9-19). See web­site for full sched­ule and lo­ca­tions. Tick­ets range from free to $20. www. gesh­er­mu­sicfes­ti­val.org.

GRAN­DEL THE­ATRE— Re­pur­posed church build­ing in Grand Cen­ter houses The Dark Room night­club/photo gallery and hosts per­for­mances by res­i­dent and tour­ing com­pa­nies in its in­ti­mate the­ater space. Up­com­ing: Herb Alpert & Lani

Hall ( Aug 19). A se­lec­tion of Herb Alpert’s sculp­tures & paint­ings, cu­rated by Chip Tom of the Heather James Gallery will also be on dis­play pre/post show in the Grand Hall of The Gran­del The­atre. www.metrotix.com. 3610 Gran­del Sq., 314.534.1111. Map 4-2G

HAWTHORNE PLAY­ERS— Hawthorne Play­ers per­form at the Floris­sant Civic Cen­ter The­atre. Up­com­ing: Legally Blonde ( Jul 27-Aug 5). www. hawthorne­play­ers.com. Parker Rd. and Water­ford Dr., in Floris­sant 314.921.5678. Map 3-1E

HELIUM COM­EDY CLUB— Com­edy club in Saint Louis Gal­le­ria brings in top ta­lent. Up­com­ing: Pablo Fran­cisco ( May 18-20); Mar­garet Cho ( Jun12); Benji Brown ( Jun 8-10); Chris Gethard ( Jun

14-16); Tony Rock ( Jun 21-24); An­thony Ses­sion ( Jul 8); Tony Roberts ( Jul 13-15); Greg Hahn ( Jul 19-21);

Clint Co­ley ( Aug 2); D.L. Hugh­ley ( Aug 3-5); John Wither­spoon ( Aug 9-11); Nate Bar­gatze ( Aug 16

18); DC Curry ( Aug 31-Sep 2). www.saint­louis­gal­le­ria.com. 1155 Saint Louis Gal­le­ria, 314.863.5500. MetroLink-Rich­mond Heights Map 4-2A

HOL­LY­WOOD CASINO AM­PHITHE­ATRE— 20,000seat, in­door/out­door venue hosts mu­sic’s big­gest names. Up­com­ing: Bobby Tarantino, NF, Kyle ( Aug

3); Rascal Flatts ( Aug 4); Char­lie Puth ( Aug 6); Five Fin­ger Death Punch, Break­ing Ben­jamin ( Aug 7); Slayer ( Aug 9); El Mon­s­tero ( Aug 11); G-Eazy ( Aug

12); Lynyrd Skynyrd ( Aug 18); Rod Ste­wart, Cyndi Lau­per ( Aug 19); Niall Ho­ran ( Aug 25). www.live­na­tion.com. 14141 River­port Dr., off Earth City Expr south of I-70, 314.298.9944. Map 3-3A

JAZZ AT THE BISTRO— In­ti­mate Grand Cen­ter din­ing room/mu­sic club. Per­for­mances at 6, 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Up­com­ing: Groovin’ On, Grover Wash­ing­ton Jr., Tim Cun­ning­ham, Mon­tez Cole­man, John King ( Aug 3- 4); Denise Thimes sings Roberta Flack ( Aug 17-18); The Usual Sus­pects ( Aug 24-25). www.jaz­zstl.org. 3536 Wash­ing­ton Ave., in Grand Cen­ter, 314.571.6000. Map 4-2G

THE MUNY— St. Louis’ grand, 11,000-seat out­door mu­si­cal the­ater in For­est Park presents its 100th sum­mer sea­son of Broad­way mu­si­cals un­der the

stars. Up­com­ing: Gypsy ( Jul 27-Aug 2); Meet

Me in St. Louis ( Aug 4-12). Show­times 8:15 pm. $14-$87; the last rows of the the­ater are free— first come, first served. www.muny.org. Lo­cated in For­est Park; fol­low signs from any en­trance. 314.534.1111. Map 4-2D

OFF BROAD­WAY— One of St. Louis’ best lis­ten­ing rooms fea­tures lo­cal and re­gional blues, folk & roots rock. Tick­ets gen­er­ally un­der $35. Up­com­ing: Open High­way Mu­sic Fes­ti­val: Old 97’s ( Aug 2); Open High­way Mu­sic Fes­ti­val: Son Volt ( Aug 3); Open High­way Mu­sic Fes­ti­val: Ha Ha Tonka ( Aug 4); Open High­way Mu­sic Fes­ti­val: J. Roddy Wal­ston & the Busi­ness ( Aug 5); Susto ( Aug 8); Kinky Fried­man ( Aug 9); Ian Fisher ( Aug 11); Rivvrs ( Aug 12); Mag­gie Rose ( Aug 17); Chuck Prophet and the Mis­sion Ex­press ( Aug 21); Eilen Jewell ( Aug 24); Wolf Pa­rade ( Aug 25); Kid Congo and the Pink Mon­key Birds, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club ( Aug 28); Sawyer Fred­er­ick, Beth Bom­bara ( Aug

29); Dave Alvin and Jim­mie Dale Gil­more ( Aug 31). www.off­broad­waystl.com. 3511 Lemp, two blocks north of Broad­way, in the Ben­ton Park neighborhood, 314.773.3363. Map 4-5H

OLD ROCK HOUSE— Live mu­sic by lo­cal and na­tional ta­lent rocks this 6,000-sq. ft. club. Up­com­ing: No BS! Brass Band ( Aug 1); Jamey John­son ( Aug

2); David Bromberg ( Aug 3); Rock for Re­search Ben­e­fit Con­cert ( Aug 4); Jon Spencer ( Aug 7); Freddy D’An­gelo Presents: The 2nd An­nual Free­dom Project ( Aug 8); Travis Mead­ows ( Aug 9); The Devon All­man Project, Duane Betts ( Aug

10); Sammy Brue, Pearl Charles ( Aug 14); Split Lip Ray­field ( Aug 17); Bodeans ( Aug 22); Cow­boy Mouth ( Aug 24-25). www.metrotix.com. 1200 S. 7th St. at Hick­ory St., just south of down­town, 314.588.0505. Map 4- 4I

THE PAGEANT— 2,000+-seat con­cert/com­edy venue in The Loop (one of the top con­cert venues in the U.S.) has lower-level gen­eral ad­mis­sion and re­served bal­cony seat­ing. Up­com­ing: Greta Van Fleet ( Aug 1); Hunger is No Joke: A Ben­e­fit for the St. Louis Area Food­bank fea­tur­ing Aparna Nancherla ( Aug 4); Al­ka­line Trio ( Aug 6); Manch­ester Or­ches­tra ( Aug 7); The Psy­che­delic Furs ( Aug

10); Lit­tle Feat ( Aug 11); Prophets of Rage ( Aug

13); Mon­ica ( Aug 18). www.thep­ageant.com. 6161 Del­mar Blvd., in the Loop, 314.726.6161. MetroLinkDel­mar Loop Map 4-1C

PE­ABODY OPERA HOUSE— Ren­o­vated 1934 Opera House seats 3,100 and hosts a wide va­ri­ety of events. Up­com­ing: Joe Ro­gan ( Aug 11); Earth Wind & Fire ( Aug 24). www.peabody­op­er­a­house.com. 1400 Mar­ket St., down­town 800.745.3000. MetroLink Civic Cen­ter Map 2-3C

PLAY­HOUSE AT WEST­PORT PLAZA— The 250-seat Play­house at West­port Plaza hosts tour­ing shows. Up­com­ing: Elvis My Way star­ring Bran­don Ben­nett ( Aug 10-12). www.play­house­atwest­port.com. 635 West Port Plaza, 314.534.1111. Map 3- 4B

THE READY ROOM— Con­cert venue in The Grove hosts a wide va­ri­ety of tour­ing artists. Tick­ets gen­er­ally $15-$50, most un­der $25. Up­com­ing: Deafheaven, Drab Majesty, Uni­form ( Aug 3); Sleep­ing with Sirens— Chill Out Sum­mer Acous­tic Tour, The Rocket, Kulick ( Aug 7); Bat­tle of the Dads ( Aug 11); Culkts, The Shacks ( Aug 22); Yuno ( Aug 23); DK The Drum­mer, Su­cre ( Aug 26). www.there­ady­room.com. 4195 Manch­ester Ave., 314.833.3929. Map 4-3F

ST. LOU FRINGE FES­TI­VAL— The event fea­tures a widely di­verse lineup of per­for­mances, in­clud­ing ac­ro­bat­ics, aerial dance, bur­lesque, cabaret, clown­ing, com­edy, mu­sic, po­etry, the­ater and vaude­ville in sev­eral Grand Cen­ter lo­ca­tions, in­door and out­door ( Aug 15-25). Ticket prices $1-$20. www.stl­fringe.com. Kranzberg Arts Cen­ter, 501 N. Grand Blvd. 314.643.7853 Map 4-2G; Fubar, 3108 Lo­cust St.,. Map 4-2G; An­non­yarts at Sa­tori, 3003 Lo­cust St., Map 4-2G

THE STAGE AT KDHX— Lo­cal ra­dio sta­tion show­cases lo­cal and tour­ing mu­si­cians in its Grand Cen­ter fa­cil­ity. Tick­ets gen­er­ally $15 and un­der, some­times free. Up­com­ing: T.J. Muller ( Aug 1); Ghost Town Blues Band ( Aug 1); Mar­quise Knox ( Aug 5); Dou­ble Bass ( Aug 8); Travis Lewis Tr... ( Aug

15); Camp­fire ( Aug 15); STL Square Dance: Brick House Slough ( Aug 17); moSTLy TAP ( Aug 18); Folk School Blue­grass Jam ( Aug 19); The Bon­bon Plot ( Aug 22); Mu­si­cal Edu-tain­ment ( Aug 25); Austin Ce­bulske ( Aug 29); Shake ‘Em Up Jazz Band ( Aug 31). www.kdhx.org. 3524 Wash­ing­ton Ave., in Grand Cen­ter. Map 4-2G

STAGES ST. LOUIS— St. Louis’ wildly pop­u­lar sum­mer stock com­pany presents shows at the Robert G. Reim The­atre. Tick­ets $44-$66. Up­com­ing: Mamma Mia! ( Jul 20-Aug 19). www. stagesst­louis.org. 111 S. Geyer Rd., in Kirk­wood 314.821.2407. Map 3-7C

STRAY DOG THE­ATRE— Stray Dog The­atre mounts pro­duc­tions at Tower Grove Abbey. Tick­ets $25-$30. Up­com­ing: The Rob­ber Bride­groom ( Aug 2-18). www.stray­dogth­e­atre.org. 2336 Ten­nessee Ave., just south of Shenan­doah, 314.865.1995. Map 4- 4G

TOUHILL PER­FORM­ING ARTS CEN­TER— Out­stand­ing the­ater fa­cil­ity at Univer­sity of Missouri-St. Louis hosts var­ied sea­son of en­ter­tain­ment. Up­com­ing: David Fe­herty ( Aug 11). www.touhill. org. UMSL cam­pus, Floris­sant Rd., Univer­sity Blvd. off I-70, exit 240, 314.516.4949. MetroLink UM-St. Louis North Map 3-3E

UNION AV­ENUE OPERA— Union Av­enue Opera cel­e­brates its 2018 Fes­ti­val Sea­son pre­sent­ing op­eras in their orig­i­nal lan­guages at Union Ave. Chris­tian Church. Up­com­ing: Verdi’s Nabucco ( Jul 27-28,

Aug 3- 4); Kurt Weill’s Lost in the Stars ( Aug 17-18, 24-25). www.union­av­enue­opera.org. 733 N. Union Ave. at Del­mar Blvd., 314.361.2881. Map 4-1E

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