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Alex is a songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, band leader, and DJ. He began writing songs at the age of 14 and has created a dynamic songbook that includes over 200 original compositions. His ever-growing songbook features music spanning every genre and incorporating a dynamic range of popular artists such as Bruno Mars, Justin Timberlake, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Etta James, Ray Charles, Alicia Keys, and Frank Sinatra.
Griffin & the Gargoyles
Griffin and the Gargoyles is a high-energy party and dance band recently selected as best cover band by the St. Louis Riverfront Times. With their musicianship and style, this mainstay group has played to packed houses for many years — and their extensive playlist keeps the crowds coming back for more.
GypsySoul has entertained audiences for decades with their diverse mix of music spanning four decades and multiple genres. They are a five-piece band with Annastasia Hamilton on lead vocals, Michael Bequette on bass/lead guitar and vocals, Sean Trost on lead guitar/bass/vocals, David 'Ace' Pasquarello on keys/guitar/bass/vocals, and Rick Hawkins on drums/vocals.
Hollywood 5 is a five-piece, high energy, rock/dance St. Louis party band. For over a decade Hollywood 5 has performed in the area with a song list that spans current pop, rock, classic rock, disco, new country, and R&B. Their stage presence and quality musicianship has earned them a reputation as ago-to wedding and party band in town
Rosy Hips, The
Tastefully fashioning retro rock n' soul with a contemporary, indie flair, their groundbreaking vehicle of sound is driven by EDM synths, grit-grinding organ, slutty guitar riffs, funk-nasty bass, soul-stirring vocals, and hot-pocket drums, guaranteed to get you out your seats, on your feet, and out of your mind.
Shots Fired is an original alternative band from St. Louis, Missouri. Their sound is a mixture of many different influences, including alternative rock, post-hardcore, punk, dance, and funk. The band has played numerous shows around the St. Louis area, including Pops, Fubar, Red Flag, Way Out Club, and Firebird and has two albums out: “Shots Fired” in 2018, and “Archetypes” in 2021.
The word invokes the glory of a bygone era.
.....A time when the rock was so immense, only stadiums could contain it.
.....A time when a bad seat meant you probably weren't going to see anything at the show except a cheap beer and shirtless fans.
The name of a mighty quintet of St. Louis rockers who dare to bring back those heady days of yesteryear.
.....Bring back screaming guitars and killer rock poses.
.....Bring back racks of keyboards and questionable fashions.
.....Bring back ear splitting vocals and soul crushing bass.
.....Bring back lava lamps and black light posters.
A blinding beacon of light in a dark world of oppressive monotony.....
Featuring spectacular recreations by artists such as; Boston, STYX, Journey, Foreigner, REO, The Who, Toto, Supertramp, Manfred Mann, April Wine, Shooting Star, .38 Special, Eddie Money, Night Ranger, Steve Miller Band.......and many many more! Are you starting to get the picture?
Popular St. Louis party band the Ultra Violets has been playing fun, high energy shows for almost 20 years. This group of musicians has entertained a variety of audiences over the year, from local weddings and corporate events to opening day at Busch Stadium for the St. Louis Cardinals! The band especially loves playing themed music if your party wants a theme, from groovy 70s jams the latest pop music for younger audiences. In addition to exceptional music entertainment, the UltraViolets also offer iTunes/DJ set up, or an emcee if necessary. It’s always a good time with the UltraViolets!
Billy Peek is one of St. Louis's greatest treasures, but his talent is truly a national music legend. He is more than an accomplished guitarist who has played with the best of them. He is an artist who gives a hard-driving combination of rock n' roll and rhythm n' blues. He is an elite member of Blues Royalty, and one of the finest rock and blues guitarists in the country.
Friction Drive is a quintet of five remarkably talented musicians playing a mix of genres, the greatest dance, rock, pop, and country songs of all time. They are ready to bring a class act to your club, corporate event or wedding. Tommy, Geno, Dave, Time and Amy make up Friction Drive who are St. Louis' Ultimate Dance Variety Band.
Hey Days, The
The Heydays offer a fun joyride of 90's and early 2000's nostalgia for audiences of all ages. Their repertoire spans hits from rock-influenced bands like Blink-182, Foo Fighters, Weezer and Green Day to high-energy hits from Eve 6, Smash Mouth, Lit, Gin Blossoms, Sublime, Bowling for Soup and more.
Channeling and reinventing the tradition of great piano rock of Billy Joel and Elton John, with the subject matter and passion of Dawes, Mountain Goats, Rufus Wainwright, and The Hold Steady, Lucas Jack is a singer-songwriter-pianist telling finely-hewn stories of the modern American experience with his powerful tenor voice and inspired musicianship.
Meramec Valley Misfits
The Meramec Valley Misfits interpret a wide range of genres: classic country, rock, pop, Americana, and folk. They twist them up in their signature misfit style using acoustic, electric, and bass guitars, banjo, mandolin, and more. The group also perform original music to boot for a truly unique experience.
Platinum Rock Legends
Platinum Rock Legends are the best of live rock, comedy, and even drama as the performers impersonate not just the instrumental and vocal prowess of the original rock acts, but they portray the original personalities and nuances of the original individual performers (with some exaggeration).
The RetroNerds offer up a diverse mix of hits from the ‘80s. They perform your favorite retro ballads in sync with the original music videos on displays — all while dressed as nerds! Their formula for success combines quirky, off-the-wall enthusiasm with years of playing and teaching music.
No band has more fun onstage than Staggercatt. The band has been together for over 10 years, and their extensive experience playing together transforms into fun and humor onstage. This band is all about having a good time, and their audiences can't help but join in. Their long history as a band has created a dedicated following of fans just as enthusiastic as the band itself. Lead vocalists Aaron and Kirsten cover fun party hits from male and female artists, from the Beatles to Lady Gaga to U2 to No Doubt. It's a guaranteed good night when Staggercatt is playing!
Take all of your favorite bands from the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, and now…then, have them play your favorite songs, all on one stage, all in one night. This is what the audiences coming to see Trixie Delight have come to love and expect from their favorite St. Louis cover band. Sounds like a huge exaggeration, and biased self opinion made by the band - if you’ve never seen them before – but when you hear for yourself live, the amazing truth… you will become one of the many who show up weekly to feed their addiction.
Well Hungarians are one of the nation’s hottest acts delivering a "high octane" sound. With over 200 unforgettable dynamic live performances a year! Having performed for well over 2,500,000 fans since 1993! The Legendary Well Hungarians, originating from the St. Louis/Southern Illinois area, have performed in concert with many music greats.The band has charted four consecutive singles from their popular CD's, "Sorry 'bout the Mess" & "Diamonds and Love" the songs have received airplay in the U.S. and ten other countries worldwide. Performances include great original music as well as country, rock, and classic cover songs ranging from the Charlie Daniels Band and Zak Brown Band to Bad Company and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
The impressive strumming, drumming, and all-around soothing vibe of Acoustik Element will transport guests to a place where cobblestoned streets and warm sunshine rule the day. Acoustik Element is best known for adding a Latin twist to songs by Santana, The Eagles, The Beatles, Bob Marley, and more while also staying true to Latin standards such as “Besame Mucho,” “Sway,” and “Malaguena.”
If you’re looking for a rock cover band that will please any crowd, Bitter Pill is just the prescription for your event. The band plays at premiere nightclubs in the St. Louis area and has also made appearances downtown at Mardi Gras and Cardinals playoff events. Their rock cover songs range from classic to current to rock, ensuring every rock fan in the crowd will be dancing and having a good time.
After a successful release of his EP “A Place to Cross” in April of 2015, Jackson set out on a local campaign to get his music to as many ears in Saint Louis as possible. This resulted in two television and two radio appearances, in addition to 88 live shows between the release of the EP in April, and the end of 2015. As songs continued to pour out, Jackson and his band were quickly band in the studio to begin their first full length album, “About Life”.
With an all-star cast stemming from bands such as Dr. Zhivegas, Brookroyal, DonkeyPunch, and more, McLovin is a fine-tuned groove machine that keeps the dance floor shaking all night long. Loaded with five-part vocal harmonies and a ridiculous variety of songs spanning from rock to country to soul, McLovin will entertain any crowd until last call.
Spend the night dancing to hits from your favorite late ‘90s pop punk band, from “Just a Girl” to “It’s My Life” to “Underneath It All,” with Rock Steady, a No Doubt tribute band. The all-start musicians bring unique, female-led entertainment to your bar, festival, wedding, or state fair.
Performing at countless live venues including concert, college and festival shows Scott has achieved a level of perfectionism that can only be obtained through experience. His job description as utility person, which included electric and acoustic guitar, vocalist, keyboard programming and live playing helped round out his ability to create and achieve excellence in his music.
The Tungsten Groove is an upbeat band with infallible talent. You will be mesmerized from the moment they hit the stage. Each memeber brings his own unique talent to the band from mastering various instruments, soulful vocals, and impeccable song writing to their own individual and lovable personalities. The songs are phenomenal and will have you singing them for days.