Social Programming Board announced Saturday that it would host synth-pop act St. Lucia with opener Painted Palms at the Gargoyle on Feb. 21. As always, tickets will be free with a Washington University ID. St. Lucia is the brainchild of Jean-Philip Grobler, a South African-born, Brooklyn-based musician. Since the band’s formation in 2010, St.
Though Wash. U. metro passes are often viewed as a godsend, they only get us to places where the public transportation reaches. When those of us without cars venture into the greater St. Louis area, it is usually with a destination in mind. This unfortunately means that many don’t get to experience the life of the St. Louis local, especially the local music scene.
Last year, the entire campus came together to raise at least $9,000 for Haiti after an earthquake killed 300,000. These efforts stand in contrast to the student effort after devastating flooding in Pakistan since July.
Welcome to Wash U, incoming freshman! You are about to be thrown into a pressure cooker of arts and entertainment, surrounded by culture 24/7. And some of that taste is more highly valued than others. Make sure you grab your place in the musical hierarchy early on with these simple playlist suggestions.