The band of of five pre-teens with a classic rock repertoire performs in Battle of the Bands at John F. Kennedy Catholic High School Saturday.
Several music groups performed At the Autumn in Ellisville event at Bluebird Park early October, mostly covering popular songs made famous by their favorite artists. (For instant updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) But many visitors were surprised to discover the sounds of hits like "Eye of the Tiger," "Sweet Child of Mine," and "Any Way You Want It" originating from the mouths of babes -- well, 12-year-olds, that is. Doppler FX, a music band comprised of four 12-year-old boys and a recently turned 13-year-old, stuck with classic rock hits in their repertoire, harboring their individual talents since February 2012 as a group and performing at gigs throughout the St. Louis area. Dan Faust (keyboards), Gabe Hollowell (vocals), …
The band Allstar Weekend's newest video displays values that are "clearly inconsistent" with those of the Girl Scout organization, its leader said.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Dan Barger
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Allstar Weekend will not be playing in a major Girl Scout event in St. Louis next weekend following the discovery of a video that organizers say is not consistent with their values. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Allstar Weekend, who has gained popularity for appearances on the Disney Channel, was scheduled as the main act for the BIG Day FamFest, a large festival on Sept. 22 organized by Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri in downtown St. Louis. But the band has been pulled from the festival following the release of a music video for its song Life As We Know It. The video features what appears to be teen girls and boys drinking alcohol, smoking from a bong, stripping, throwing a chair in a swimming pool and …