Top Choice Blues in St Louis

Venice Cafe

A true cabinet of curiosities. The interior of this two-level club is a master class in mosaics, while the rambling outdoor garden is chock-full of folk art and twinkling lights. Best of all, the drinks are cheap an…
Blues in St Louis


A major venue for blues, matched in stature by BB's across the street. It's one of the most intimate spaces in town – you're within spitting distance of the artists – though the fixed weekday shows can feel a bit ma…
Baseball in St Louis

Busch Stadium

The Cardinals play in this fun, retro stadium, opened in 2006. Second only to the New York Yankees in World Series wins, the Cardinals last won the series in 2011.
Classical Music in St Louis

St Louis Symphony Orchestra

Located at Powell Hall, a grand red-and-gold-hued theater that dates to 1925. There's a good balance of classical concerts and pop-culture-inspired extravaganzas.
Blues in St Louis


Part blues club, part blues museum, this glossy two-level joint has good music most nights. Good bar food includes legendary sweet-potato fries.
Performing Arts in St Louis


The Muny, an outdoor theater, hosts nightly summer Broadway musicals in Forest Park; 1500 of the 12,000 seats are free (lines start forming as early as 4pm).
Live Music in St Louis


A big concert venue with great sight lines and exceptional acoustics. It attracts the hottest acts to pass through St Louis.