Photos and Write-Up by Chris Weiss

Photos and Write-Up by Chris Weiss

Taking the stage after The Gaslight Anthem, experimental hardcore rockers Thrice took the stage in an explosion of epic lighting and slammed into the heaving barriers that were filled to the max with over 2,300 fans.

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Photos by Chris Weiss & Write-up by Carly Doenges

Photos by Chris Weiss & Write-up by Carly Doenges

With bands such as A Gaslight Anthem, Thrice, and Alkaline Trio opening, Rise Against had quite the standard set for them to live up to at their recent show at the Pageant. (more…)

Photos and Write-Up by Chris Weiss

Photos and Write-Up by Chris Weiss

Coming out in a whirlwind of piano rock, Ohio-natives Relient K lit up The Pageant in Saint Louis, Missouri to cap off the night as the headlining band for the Uncle Fest Tour.  (more…)

Photos and Write-Up by Chris Weiss

Photos and Write-Up by Chris Weiss

Although I had never heard or seen Ludo live before the night of the Uncle Fest Tour in their home town of Saint Louis, Missouri, I was told by friends and strangers alike that they would certainly bring the show and wouldn’t disappoint.  So when Andrew Volpe walked out on stage dressed in a banana suit, followed by a handful of gorillas, I knew their set was going to be a sweet, power pop indulgence.

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Photos by Chris Weiss and Keith Mokris

Photos by Chris Weiss and Keith Mokris

Def Jam rapper Young Jeezy made the Pageant bounce this past Sunday. Wearing a black bandana and flack jacket, Jeezy got everyone in the venue on the feet. The bass boomed and the dancing didn’t stop. Without any room to move in the sold-out venue, Jeezy enjoyed every scream and every yell from the crowd.

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In a creative mix of pop, punk, alternative, and indie folk music, the revamped Creepy Crawl in Saint Louis, Missouri hosted four amazing bands on the night of August 12, 2008. With Cute is What We Aim For headlining the tour, Ace Enders [the former co-founder of indie-rock band Early November] with his new band Ace Enders and A Million Different People, Danger:Radio, and the Chicago-native band Powerspace, the Creepy Crawl was filled to the brim with excited fans waiting to hear some of their favorite artists.

Photos and write-up by Chris Weiss

Shaant Hacikyan of Cute Is What We Aim For

Arthur “Ace” Enders of Ace Enders and A Million Different People [formerly with Early November]

Andrew de Torres of Danger:Radio

Alec Cyganowski of Powerspace

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Photos and write-up by Chris Weiss

Opening with the words, “And today was a day just like any other,” Andrew McMahon of Jack’s Mannequin couldn’t have been more wrong — today was a day unlike any other.

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