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Best Concert Halls & Theaters In St. Louis

February 27, 2012 8:00 AM

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(credit: thepageant.com)

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St. Louis is known for its vast array of excellent concert halls and theaters. With venues ranging from the elaborate to the more simple and understated, the best concert halls and theaters in St. Louis are sure to delight any concertgoer or theater maven.

The Pageant

6161 Delmar Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63112
(314) 726-6161
www.thepageant.com

The Pageant, located in the center of busy Delmar Boulevard, is the brainchild of entrepreneur Joe Edwards. The small, intimate venue opened its doors in 2000 and has been hosting a plethora of unique and interesting shows ever since. Check out some of the national acts that the pageant draws, or stop by for a smaller local show. The Halo Bar, attached to the Pageant, is a popular spot to sip a drink and grab a bite to eat before a big show. Hours: Monday through Sunday, 3 to 10:30 p.m.

Fox Theatre

527 N. Grand Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63103
(800) 293-5949
www.fabulousfox.com

The Fox Theatre, located in the Grand Arts District in Midtown St. Louis, is one of the oldest theaters in the St. Louis region. The Fox Theatre, fondly known as the “Fabulous Fox,” opened its doors to sellout crowds and mind-blowing entertainment in 1929. The upscale venue has been impressing patrons ever since. Nowadays, one can expect to see anything from acoustic concerts from national acts to Broadway-produced shows on the giant stage. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Touhill Performing Arts Center

1 University Blvd.
Saint Louis, MO 63121
(314) 516-4949
www.touhill.org

With an intimate feel and spacious atmosphere, the Touhill Performing Arts Center provides the ideal concert-going experience in St. Louis. Nestled in the campus of the University of Missouri St. Louis, the Touhill Center is one of the best concert halls and theaters open to students and non-students alike. With shows ranging from national acts to smaller dance performances, the Touhill center offers St. Louis concertgoers a taste of just about everything. Check out one of the Touhill Center’s many intimate theater performances offered throughout the year. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

- Stephanie Shepard
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