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Eagles Stopping At Scottrade Center March 18 With A New Kid In Town


March 18

Photo by Myriam Santos. Courtesy of Live Nation

–By Sean Derrick

This is for those on the fence about the upcoming Eagles concert at Scottrade Center on March 18 because of the death of Glenn Frey. You know, the one’s who whine about “It’s not the full band” blah blah blah. Look, If you really cared about that you would have stopped listening to the band in 1975 when Bernie Leadon left.

Lots of bands have lineup changes. Rush, The Beatles, Journey (No, Steve Perry was not the original lead singer), Genesis, Pink Floyd, AC/DC, Iron Maiden and Metallica are just several that come to mind. But I bet you didn’t stop listening to them, did ya?

Well, you should really think about going. Why? Because Glenn’s son Deacon Frey has taken his father’s place in the legendary band and sounds amazing.

Deacon is 24 and looks and sounds a Hell of a lot like his dad in the Eagles’ heyday of the ’70’s.

I, for one, am extremely interested in this show as I was able to catch their last show in 2013 with Glenn.

Good tickets are still available and can be purchased at or at the Scottrade Center box office.

Don’t pass this one up, I have a feeling you will regret it when you hear the reviews the next day, if they go like I think they are going to go. Not that I am passing judgement yet, I never do that. I just have that kind of feeling about this show.

Don Henley performing with the Eagles in Saint Louis. Photo by Sean Derrick/Thyrd Eye Photography.

The Eagles – Don Henley, Joe Walsh & Timothy B. Schmit, with Vince Gill and Deacon Frey – set their initial 2018 tour dates featuring stadium concerts in Orlando, Miami, Denver and Minneapolis with Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band; Washington D.C. and Philadelphia with James Taylor & His All-Star Band; and Dallas, Texas with Chris Stapleton sharing the bill. Additional 2018 shows are an “Evening with the Eagles.”

Media have raved over recent concerts –

“…this recent tour’s set list has leaned heavily on the group’s mighty catalog of familiar and, based on the crowd’s wildly enthusiastic response, beloved singles.” – Rolling Stone

“…as expected, musically it was almost perfect throughout the night.” – Forbes

“…impeccable harmonies and musicianship all night long…” – Elmore Magazine

“…the powerful performance felt like a proper celebration of Frey and the legacy of one of the most successful bands of all time.” – Time Out

“The Eagles understand that getting fans to fall in love with a band …requires songs that make listeners believe they belong too.” – Los Angeles Times

Joe Walsh performing with the Eagles in Saint Louis. Photo by Sean Derrick/Thyrd Eye Photography.
 The EAGLES are one of the most influential and commercially successful American rock bands of all time. With their profound lyrics, harmonies and country-tinged melodies, they created a signature Southern California sound. The Eagles have sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, have scored six #1 albums and have topped the singles charts five times. The band has been awarded six GRAMMY® Awards. The Eagles have performed sold-out concert tours worldwide throughout their career. The band’s 2014 History of the Eagles Tour broke numerous U.S. box office records and included five sold-out concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York, NY and six sold-out concerts at the Forum in Inglewood, California.  The Eagles were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 in their first year of eligibility and received the Kennedy Center Honors in 2016.
Don Henley and Timothy B. Schmit performing with the Eagles in Saint Louis. Photo by Sean Derrick/Thyrd Eye Photography.

Eagles 2018 itinerary:

Mon Mar 12  Indianapolis, IN  Bankers Life Fieldhouse
Wed Mar 14  Chicago, IL   United Center
Sun Mar 18  St. Louis, MO  Scottrade Center
Wed Mar 21  Des Moines, IA  Wells Fargo Center**
Fri Mar 23  Nashville, TN   Bridgestone Arena
Sat Apr 14  Orlando, FL   Camping World Stadium
Sat Apr 21  Miami, FL   Hard Rock Stadium
Thu May 10  Vancouver, BC  Rogers Arena
Mon May 14  Calgary, ON   Scotiabank Saddledome
Tue May 15  Edmonton, BC  Rogers Place
Tue Jun 17  Tulsa, OK   BOK Center
Tue Jun 20  New Orleans, LA  Smoothie King Arena
Sat Jun 23  Arlington, TX   AT&T Stadium
Thu Jun 28  Denver, CO   Coors Field
Sat Jun 30  Minneapolis, MN  Target Field
Sun Jul 15  Toronto, ON   Air Canada Centre
Fri Jul 20  Boston, MA   TD Garden
Thu Jul 26  Washington, DC  Nationals Park
Sat Jul 28  Philadelphia, PA  Citizens Bank Park

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