St Louis Celtic Rock for St Paddy’s Weekend

While I could update my Upcoming Shows page, I wanted to bring more attention to the events happening this weekend for Celtic Rock in St Louis. Without further ado, here we go:

 

Rusty Nail:

  • 3-13 Stag Night Solute to the Irish at the Blank Space wtih the Red Headed Strangers
  • 3-16 Tigin from 3pm to 6pm
  • 3-16 Urban Chestnut Brewing Company 8pm-11pm
  • 03-17 Llewelyns in St Charles 4pm-8pm

Plaid To The Bone:

  • 3-15 Old Rock House 7pm
  • 3-16 Sky Music Lounge 6pm (I plan on catching these guys for the time here!)
  • 3-17 Llewelyns in Soulard 6pm
  • show has been cancelled

Irish Xiles:

  • 3-16 O’Malleys 2pm-5pm
  • 3-17 RT Weilers 1pm-4pm
  • 3-17 O’Malleys 5pm-8pm
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Rusty Nail Upcoming Event

Just a quick word for all those in the St. Louis area. Homegrown and local faves Rusty Nail are having an event on Saturday, November 10th at PBC Studios in Bethalto, IL. More information can be found here. So if you live in the St. Louis area, hop over to the other side of the river and catch a great show or if you happen to be driving through, stop in and take a listen!

Slainte!

Proactive vs Reactive

So far this year has included some great shows but my discovery and writing about them has been reactive instead of proactive. One of the missions for my blog is to help the local Celtic Punk and Rock scene. In thinking about it, my reactive response has been great at telling people about what they missed, not what they can get out and enjoy. I plan on trying to be more proactive and will start to post about upcoming shows periodically.

To get the ball rolling, here are a few shows I am aware of:

Rusty Nail – the hometown favorite:
2/18 at the The Shamrock Pub following the Mardi Gras parade
3/10 at The Heavy Anchor

Red Rebel County – hailing from Chicago and called a premier Dropkick Murphys and Flogging Molly cover band:
3/09 at The Dubliner

The Mighty Regis – nationally touring from Los Angeles:
3/28 location yet to be announced.

So I am putting a call out to bands and fans to give me a shout when you know you are coming to the gateway city so I can help get the word out beforehand at rockingthecraic@gmail.com.

Thank you and slainte!

p.s. I posted this from my phone, so please forgive any typos and if there are any broken links please let me know.