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Live from the Boom Room: Showcasing St. Louis Musicians

Live from the Boom Room: Showcasing St. Louis Musicians

Through his series, Live from the Boom Room, filmmaker and longtime musician, Brian McClelland, is on a mission to promote St. Louis’ magnetic local music scene, which is bursting at the seams with expert singers, songwriters, instrumentalists and producers.

Ryan Beck Returns to St. Louis

Ryan Beck Returns to St. Louis

Comedian Ryan Beck wants you to know St. Louis is for you, specifically. There’s something incredibly endearing about a hometown talent whose gone on to do big things but remains appreciative of their roots. This is the case with Beck, a Lebanese American comedian and filmmaker who’s based in New York City but born and raised in St. Louis. A regular at New York’s iconic Comedy Cellar, Beck’s stand-up comedy has been featured on Comedy Central. Now, Beck is coming home for a special engagement at the Funny Bone in St. Charles, MO from Jan. 25-28, 2024.

Artist Q&A: Samantha Clemons

Artist Q&A: Samantha Clemons

As she prepares for her first show of 2024 with more performances on the horizon, St. Louis-based musician, Samantha Clemons, carved out some time to speak with us about where she finds inspiration in a city with such deep musical roots, the importance of experiencing live music, and what’s next for her in the new year. Hot off the heels of a new single, “Colored”, Clemons has some surprises on deck for eager fans.

Behind Mvstermind’s Mission to Give Homegrown Talent a National Stage

Behind Mvstermind’s Mission to Give Homegrown Talent a National Stage

St. Louis is a place that’s known for homegrown music icons, including artists Chuck Berry, Nelly, and Smino. So many of them leave the gateway to the west to seek success on a national stage. But what about the artists who stay? Local artist, entrepreneur, producer (the list goes on and on) is helping put St. Louis on the map as a music town.

Rocket Supernova & the Dawn of Solaria

Rocket Supernova & the Dawn of Solaria

Native St. Louisan Rocket Supernova defines himself as a creator, being mindful not to limit himself to any one form of self-expression. He slides seamlessly between fashion, painting, and music. Rocket’s upcoming exhibition, Dawn of Solaria, which takes place on Saturday, April 22 at 1441 North 2nd Street St. Louis, MO 63102, seeks to push the boundaries between fashion, art, and audience.