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Music Monday

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Here’s a quick guide to live music in Columbia this week:


  • Superstar Columbia 6 PM at The Blue Note, $10-15: All proceeds from the event will be used to provide therapeutic activities for adolescents receiving substance abuse treatment as well as children of women in residential treatment in Columbia.
  • Esterhazy Quartet 7:30 PM at Whitmore Recital Hall, $5: “Formed in 1968 as the ensemble-in-residence of the University of Missouri-Columbia, the Esterhazy Quartet is widely recognized for its commitment to performing and promoting the music of our time, especially modern music of the Americas.”





  • Jeff Campbell, Natalia Zukerman 7 PM at Unity of Columbia, $15: “Come and meet the artists, enjoy two sets of music in an intimate listening room setting, free refreshments and the fine company of other fellow music lovers and friends”
  • Columbia Chorale 7:30 PM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, $5-15: Friday and Saturday “Music has long been an expression of faith, freedom, peace, and justice. Throughout history, songs have cried out against inequality, poverty, and war, and in support of civil and human rights. Columbia Chorale is joined by members of the Columbia Youth Choirs to embark on an exploration of the power of music to spark change.”
  • The Ex-Bombers, The Abominable Showmen, Downside Up 8 PM at The Bridge, $5: “beatnik punk,” rock, instrumental
  • Zoso, The Bon Scott 5 9 PM at The Blue Note, $10-12: the ultimate Led Zeppelin experience, AC/DC tribute band
  • One More Round: A Tribute to Johnny Cash, Dave Dearnley 9:30 PM at Mojo’s, $10-12


  • The Nation of Love Showcase with Violet and the Undercurrents, The Future Kings, Phylshawn, Ruth Acuff, Zorya 8 PM at Mojo’s, $5: indie folk rock
  • Midwest Funk & Soul Revue 9 PM at The Blue Note, $5: “If you haven’t heard, there’s a funk and soul revival happening all around the country. And leading the charge in the Midwest are St. Louis’ own, the one and only Al Holliday & The East Side Rhythm Band. They’ll be joined by Columbia up and comers Chickawa as well as DJ Hot Tub laying down the dusty rare soul grooves between sets.”


  • Odyssey Chamber Music Series presents “Flute Sparks” 3 PM at First Baptist Church, $10-20: “Concert features St. Louis Symphony Orchestra principal flutist Mark Sparks with pianist Peter Henderson, as featured in their new CD, “French Album.” Program includes repertoire from their new “French Album,” a new transcription by Mark Sparks (the Bruch Romanza) and the Brahms F minor sonata, orig. for clarinet and piano.”
  • “We Always Swing” Jazz Series presents New New York Standards Quartet 3:30 and 7 PM at Murry’s, $20-42: “[The New] New York Standards Quartet is a group devoted to the radical reinvention of famous pop songs and Broadway show tunes.”
  • Jonathan Richman 8 PM at Mojo’s, $15: featuring Tommy Larkins on the drums
  • The Havana Honeys, A Simple Exchange, Long Day Healey 8 PM at Roxy’s, $5-7: modern folk, indie folk