Concerts and Movies Return to St. Louis This Week at POWERplex STL with RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK and the Band ‘Exit 180’. Here’s the Complete Schedule
EXCITING NEWS FOR FILM-FAMISHED ST. LOUIS MOVIE FANS! DRIVE-IN SHOWS HAVE BEEN SCHEDULED FOR POWERPLEX MAY 21 THROUGH JUNE 6 at POWERplex St. Louis ( POWERplex STL, 5555 St.Louis Mills Blvd, Hazelwood, MO 63042). That’s the shuttered Mills Mall
Live music returns to St. Louis starting Memorial Day Weekend and continuing through June 7 at the first drive-in concert and movie venue created in St. Louis County.
The POWERplex, Schnucks, U.S. Bank, Fogarty Services and Klance Unlimited present Drive-In St. Louis — Music, Movies and Graduations.
This safe, COVID-19 compliant drive-in campus will meet all social distancing and health department recommendations, as the massive parking lot of the former St. Louis Outlet Mall in Hazelwood is transformed into a live concert and drive-in movie venue on nights when planned drive-in high school graduations are not being held there.
For 11 nights, some of St. Louis’ top bands will take the huge stage and their performances will run on super-bright HD, LED Jumbotrons. The live music will be broadcast through FM stereo transmitters to car radios in 9+ acre audience area. Space is available for up to 450 cars.
Tickets are available now at www.driveinstl.com. On event evenings, the venue opens at 5:30 p.m. Concerts begin at 7 p.m. and movies at 8:45 p.m.
The line-up includes Classic Rock and Country, to Dance Groups and one of the hottest Blues Rock artists in America, Jeremiah Johnson. There will also be a wide-range of movies, from classic comedies to recent Disney hits, including Onward and Frozen II. Several “Family Nights” are planned that feature teenage and kid-friendly bands with age-appropriate movies.
All patrons can bring in their own coolers and can have barbecue and snacks delivered to their vehicles. Each car gets a 10” x 15” picnic area so occupants can enjoy the concerts and movies while sitting outside in their private pod.
Thursday, May 21: The concert series kicks off with Exit 180, rocking 70s, 80s, and 90s country and rock hits, followed by Raiders of the Lost Ark on the big screens. Tickets are half price on opening night. Exit 180 is a group of seasoned musicians who’ve played their unique blend of rock, country and dance tunes from the 70s, 80s, and 90’s for more than a dozen years. We have half-price tix for this kick-off Concert and a classic film, “Raiders of the Lost Ark”. Buy Tickets HERE
Friday, May 22: Fans of Tom Petty and Johnny Cash will love the music of Petty Cash Junction and the movie, Fast Times at Ridgemont High.. Enjoy an amazing tribute band honoring the legendary Tom Petty and Johnny Cash. Petty Cash Junction will rock the lot… a certain sellout on our First Major Concert! Grilled Concessions, snacks and soda delivered straight to your car. Stay late and enjoy “Fast Times at Ridgemont High!” Buy Tickets HERE
Saturday, May 23: Klose Encounters will open for Joe Dirt and the Dirty Boys, followed by the cult classic Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on the big screens. Join us for a great night of music with 2 bands! KSHE-95’s Mark Klose will get things started with his band, Klose Encounters. Then the headliner is St. Louis favorite Joe Dirt and The Dirty Boys. This 80’s Rock Band is sure to get this sold-out crowd dancing! Ferris Bueller wraps up the night! Buy Tickets HERE
Sunday, May 24:Dance Floor Riot will get things rockin’ with the movie Purple Rain to follow. If you love to move, love to groove and love the music of Prince, this is a night for you! Join us for one of St. Louis’ most popular bands, Dance Floor Riot. Then enjoy the life-story of Prince, in a complimentary showing of Purple Rain! Buy Tickets HERE
Tuesday, May 26:FAMILY NIGHT Band TBD, followed by Pixar/Disney’s Onward. Buy Tickets HERE
Wednesday, May 27: FAMILY NIGHT. The teenage boy band, Scamps. Movie: Pitch Perfect. Scamps are a young, up and coming group of musicians, playing a great mix of alternative music and rock-n-roll classics. Their many appearances around St. Louis attract many young teen girls. Their music will appeal to all ages, but this boy band is certainly popular with the ladies! Buy Tickets HERE
Thursday, May 28: FAMILY NIGHT. Another great group of young rockers, Mint Queso. Movie: Space Jam. Families looking for a fun night out, here’s a great 3 and a half hours of entertainment! Clean music from a great up-and-coming teenage boy band that can play Rock from every generation! Thier concert will be a huge favorite for teens and pre-teens, girls have especially enjoyed “Mint Queso” performances! The movie Space Jam, featuring Michael Jordan, is always a hit for kids and any parent with a good sense of humor! Sit back, social distance, while enjoying LIVE ROCK and some awesome JAMS! Buy Tickets HERE
Saturday, May 30: It’s ’70s supergroup SuperJam with the movie Dazed and Confused. Join us for a great night of music with Dazed and Confused (the band) followed by Super Jam. Stay after for a complimentary movie, Dazed and Confused (the movie)! Buy Tickets HERE
Friday, June 5: One of St. Louis’ favorite dance bands, Trixie Delight, followed by the movie Dirty Dancing. Legendary St. Louis Cover Band, has been making St. Louis better since 2001! It’s a party every time Trixie Delight takes the stage. Get ready to dance in the bed of your pick-up or in your Turfed Party Pad! Enjoy the classic movie “Dirty Dancing” to wrap-up one fun night! Buy Tickets HERE
Saturday, June 6: The hottest blues rock band in America, Jeremiah Johnson with Chrome and Steele featuring Steve Scorfina of REO Speedwagon and Pavlov’s Dog. There is no movie on this major concert night. Join us for a great night of music with Toast & Jam followed by Jeremiah Johnson with Chrome and Steele featuring Steve Scorfina of REO Speedwagon and Pavlov’s Dog! The fun begins with a great trio Toast and Jam, featuring Blues, Folk, Classic Rock & Pop starting at 5:30pm. Gates open at 4pm. Buy Tickets HERE
General Admission parking passes each night are $40 per car in advance and $50 at the gate with a six person per-car limit. Guests can reserve spots in the front two rows for $60 per car in advance and $70 at the gate. Exclusive VIP Turfed Party Pods for eight people are available (15’ x 20’ area, plenty of room for social distancing) with Valet VIP parking, barbecue and snacks included and with private restrooms for $40 per person ($320 total). All tickets can be purchased in advance at www.driveinstl.com For more details, call: 314-528-2020