Interview with Doyle & Misfits Guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein

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The Darkness Announce Back To The USSA Tour

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This April the US gets a taste of something that's been missing from it's pallet for a while and that folks would be The Darkness returning to America! It's no secret we here at Concert Confessions are HUGE fans of the UK's own mythological rock gods as we've covered them  most recently here along with reviews happening here , here, and of course here. They're too much fun to miss when they come to town. “If music and good times are in your soul, come see ... Read More

REVIEW / PHOTOS: 6/1/2015 Tame Impala at The Pageant – St. Louis

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Tame Impala Psyches Out The Pageant  Words and Photos by Bradley Darby   Australian psych-rockers Tame Impala stopped by The Pageant on Monday night and somehow found a way to convey your Uncle Mark’s acid flashbacks from the 60’s and 70’s through a live music experience. When it comes to recorded music, Tame Impala is Kevin Parker.  Parker writes all of the songs and creates the textured and dynamic music himself while playing every instrument and using techniques such as reverb and fuzzing to melt your mind.  However, the ... Read More

Sixth Annual LouFest Music Festival Lineup Released / Sept 12 – 13 / St. Louis, MO

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  For the sixth year in a row, beautiful Forest Park in St. Louis, MO will be turned into a small town of its own when more than 35,000 people descend on the Central Fields for the LouFest Music Festival.  This year the festival is set to take place on Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13. Previous LouFest lineups have brought the best of both major headlining acts like The Flaming Lips, Wilco, Arctic Monkeys, Cake, Outkast and The Killers to smaller up ... Read More

Yonder Mountain String Band Spring Tour Begins This Week!

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It has been just about one year since the Yonder Mountain String Band and former front-man/mandolin player Jeff Austin played their final show together.  Austin went on to form the Jeff Austin Band, touring and releasing an album in less than twelve months.  Yonder Mountain String Band have also remained incredibly busy... picking up Allie Kral (formerly of Cornmeal) to shred the fiddle and add a bit of estrogen to the tour bus, as well as master of the mandolin Jacob Jolliff.  The ... Read More

PREVIEW LouFest 2014 – Sept 6 & 7 – Feat. Outkast, Arctic Monkeys, Cake, Grouplove and More!

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On September 6 & 7 the LouFest Music Festival will return to the beautiful Forest Park in St. Louis for a fifth straight year. LouFest is growing yet again, with a rumored FOURTH stage now being added after a third being brought into the mix last year. It was estimated that the 2013 version brought in more than 15,000 people each day, more than double the previous year. The last five years have provided concert goers with a very eclectic mix of ... Read More

Danny Brown Stops in Columbia, MO at The Blue Note 04/27/2014

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Danny Brown The Blue Note Words/Photos/Videos - BeezNutzSTL Last Sunday, the one and certainly only Danny Brown brought his " The Old Danny Brown Tour " through The Blue Note in Columbia, MO. Once again I made a short road trip from the suburbs of St. Louis to the college town of Columbia, Mo. Round Trip its a little under 3 hours. The Blue Note, is one of my favorite venues. I have been going here for a long time. It never disappoints me. ... Read More

Jack White Touring North America

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During times that legendary musicians aren't stopping by Third Man Records to record things in every way besides typical, Jack White does indeed fancy himself a live musician. Besides a handful of Festival dates, the pale faced guitar beast has scheduled a bakers dozen of dates across North America, kicking off in Tulsa on May 29th. Fox Theater in St. Louis AND Detroit are happening, as well as two nights in Chicago before the tour "closer" at the Air Canada Centre in ... Read More

Local H Add Spring Tour Dates For The East Coast

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Local H is currently on the inaugural tour with new drummer Ryan Harding, and by all indications things seem to be moving along smoother than a friction-less surface.  So after endless nights awake looking for shooting stars to pass along the sky it turns out the band has added more gigs to this trek. With a handful of shows left for March ending with a Scott Lucas solo spot in Forest Park, IL, the boys will head further east hitting towns Local ... Read More

Linkin Park Touring North America w/ 30 Seconds To Mars and AFI

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So with all that Stone Temple Pilots stuff on the back burner for now, it looks as if Linkin Park will dust off their gear and hit the road once again. Joined by a band fronted by a movie star 30 Seconds To Mars and special guests AFI, the trek will hit loads of outdoor venues and arenas beginning this August in Florida. They'll take things up the east coast and back across the country through Texas and wrapping up in California ... Read More

Primus Hitting The Road w/ Dean Ween Group This May/June

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Let's break it down for you. Les Claypool recently released a new record with  Duo De Twang titled Four Foot Shack. Also, the man known as Dean Ween is currently touring with the Moistboyz. Now forget the last two sentences, because if you're looking at this post you're here to find out tour dates for Primus and The Dean Ween Group (not to be confused with the Moistboyz), which kicks off May 1st through the 3rd at the Brooklyn Bowl's  Las Vegas location. ... Read More

TOUR DATES: Yonder Mountain String Band Spring Dates / Lineup Summer Festival Schedule

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Yonder Mountain String Band Set To Hit Road for Spring Trek / Announce Festival Plans.  As the calendar turned to 2014 and the members of the Yonder Mountain String Band set out for their Winter tour... they forgot to pick up one quarter of the band on their way to the first stop. Actually Jeff Austin decided to sit this one out and instead spend a few months of quality time with his wife and recently born baby girl.  The other three members ... Read More

Alice In Chains Announce Spring 2014 U.S. Tour Dates

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Good news for those in B level markets and neighborhoods with casinos. Alice In Chains will be paying you a visit later this year. Still supporting the highly forgettable The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here, check out where you can catch Jerry and the gang below in the United States later this year. Alice In Chains Spring 2014 U.S. Tour Dates:   04/25 Tulsa, OK – Brady Theater 04/26 Thackerville, OK – Winstar World Casino & Resort 04/28 Austin, TX – Moody Theatre (ACL Live) 05/01 Tunica, MS – ... Read More

Dave Matthews Band Announce Acoustic/Electric Summer 2014 Tour Dates

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In a shocker to no one, Dave Matthews Band will hit the road for a massive North American summer tour in 2014. What is shocking is the format the shows will take. Each show will be a two set affair. The “evening with” is being billed as both acoustic and electric. According to Rolling Stone, the band will change their configuration as needed while performing songs from their expansive catalog. Matthews goes on to tell Rolling Stone that they are trying to keep ... Read More

REVIEW: Blitzen Trapper at Old Rock House 9.18.2013 – St. Louis, MO

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Blitzen Trapper at Old Rock House 9.18.2013 - St. Louis, MO Words / Pictures / Videos by Bradley Darby (@DarbySTL) Quick story for you... I've been contributing posts to Concert Confessions for something like four years now. Throughout this entire period, our founding father Reverend Justito had continuously told me that I need to listen to this band called Blitzen Trapper. He told me once... he told me twice... hell, he even told me thrice. And I heard him, but I didn't listen to ... Read More

INTERVIEW: 15 MINUTES IN TRAFFIC WITH JEFF AUSTIN

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15 MINUTES IN TRAFFIC WITH JEFF AUSTIN (of Yonder Mountain String Band)  Interview by Bradley Darby @DarbySTL / DarbySTL on Facebook  Jeff Austin, who you may know as the mandolin man and one fourth of the jamgrass powerhouse that is the Yonder Mountain String Band, recently took some downtime with Yonder to hit the road with a few close friends. Austin’s current project, Jeff Austin and The Here & Now, consists of banjo picker extraordinaire Danny Barnes, as well as the husband and wife / ... Read More

Fountains Of Wayne Hitting The Road w/ Soul Asylum and Evan Dando

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Summerland, part three? Not exactly, but your chances to find out if Stacy's Mom still has it going on just got a bit better as Fountains of Wayne will be hitting the road with Soul Asylum and Evan Dando this fall.  As of right now this tour seems to focus East Coast heavy, but we are told that future dates and without a doubt in the works. So prepare yourself for one more night of 90s nostalgia and check out the dates below ... Read More

Avenged Sevenfold, Ghost and Deftones Hitting the Road Together

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Avenged Sevenfold is hitting the road in support of their new record, Hail To The King, due out August 27th. Fans of the band are more than thrilled. You know who else is thrilled? Fans of Deftones as well as fans of Ghost, both bands who will be on tour with A7X this fall, hitting arena's in major markets not named New York or California. To check out where to catch this gig, take a look at the dates below.  Head over ... Read More

Phish Lay Out Fall Tour Dates

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Coming to an end of another summer tour that contained no shortage of weather surprises and set stoppages, the Phish from Vermont have announced east coast shows for this upcoming fall.  Multi-night stints planned for Hampton, Worchester  and the finale begins on  Halloween in Atlantic City at Boardwalk Hall.  Phans invading casinos, I'm sure the high rollers at the blackjack tables can't wait. Always a lottery of some sort, because too many of you want these. You can go here to enter yourself ... Read More

Stone Temple Pilots Hitting The Road This Fall In America

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With Scott Weiland and the band currently suing one another, Stone Temple Pilots won't let that stop them from hitting the road this Fall with Chester Bennington (of Linkin Park fame) taking over frontman duties. The band will be supported by Filter, who oddly enough served as the opening band for STP at the infamous PNC Bank Arts Center show in New Jersey where Weiland came out an hour late just days into the band's reunion tour. Chances are, that won't happen ... Read More

Ume Announce String Of Summer East Coast Tour Dates

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Austin rock trio Ume are hitting the road this summer. With shows featuring And You Will Know Us By The Trail of The Dead, The Vandelles and Wild Flag depending on what date you decide to hit. The band kicks things off at Spaceman Ballroom in Hamden, CT  on July 10th and finishes up in DC just 17 days later.  You can view all the dates below, and if you're looking for advance tickets, look no further than this link. Ume Summer East Coast ... Read More

Arctic Monkeys Reveal Fall North American Tour Dates

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Arctic Monkeys are releasing their 5th studio record, AM, on September 10th (via Domino Records). Five days after that album drops, the boys will embark on month long trek of the US (book ended with a lead off Toronto date and finishing up in Mexico) in support of the latest effort. Festival stops at Music Midtown, Austin City Limits and Capital Corona in Mexico. Major markets like Chicago and LA are also hit while the furthest east the band gets is Philadelphia. ... Read More

Queens of the Stone Age Reveal Tour Dates This Fall in North America

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  So if you've heard ...Like Clockwork then it's probably going to be blasting out of your speakers and headphones for the next couple of weeks. It's alright, that's what great records make you do. You know what they also make you do? Go see the band live, and Queens Of The Stone Age are giving some lucky cities that chance this fall. Check out all non-festival tour dates below. Spoiler alert. No New York or California. See the bands full tour itinerary by clicking ... Read More

Nine Inch Nails To Embark on Fall Tour of North America

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They've kept you updated on lineup changes, they've finally released their latest track “Came Back Haunted” that you can listen to here and now, they've announce tour dates that aren't festival appearances. They of course are Nine Inch Nails, and in one of the most anticipated 'reunions' of the year, it looks like you can catch them if you live just about anywhere in North America during the 'Tension 2013' Arena Tour. Openers for some shows will be Explosions in the Sky, ... Read More

Lamb of God: 5-26-13 – Ventura Theater – Ventura, Ca

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With vocalist Randy Blythe acquitted of all charges against him from being charged with manslaughter in March, Lamb of God set out to continue their tour promoting their newest album,  "Resolution". One of their stops was surprisingly in my area in Ventura so I knew that was a must go show for me.   The crowd was set and ready the whole night as they roared in excitement as Lamb of God prepared to take the stage and opened with the first track from ... Read More

Meat Puppets Coming To The Midwest This July

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The Meat Puppets recently released their 14th studio album, Rat Farm in April. This cruised through the east coast, destroying cities like Lancaster, New Hope and New York City just to name the ones we covered for you. The band just played Primavera Sound Festival in Barcelona and as rumblings of a fall west coast swing fill the grapevine, we can officially report at least 10 shows happening in middle America this July. For all the announced dates scroll down below, or feel ... Read More