Did you put on a party hat and celebrate the United States' birthday all weekend? Sure you did -- we caught you lathering up strangers at your foam parties and proudly sporting your sequined hats at Fair Saint Louis. And you know what? It's your constitutional right (We think?) to fete the red, whit ... More >>
At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the founder of Marley's labe ... More >>
This week, big names like Justin Timberlake and Elton John visit town. In addition, hometown heroes the Urge and Jonathan Toth from Hoth release CDs. For info on these shows and more, including Beers & Cheers and Iris Dement, keep reading after the jump!
Courtesy of Cirque Du Soliel Michael Jackson: Still filling arenas.Trumpeter Keyon Harrold has spent much of his professional life in the relatively laid-back atmosphere of jazz clubs and recording studios. But when the St. Louis native performs in his hometown this week, he'll be in the midd ... More >>
Ben Westhoff tonight at Left Bank.â€‹Former RFT staffer Ben Westhoff is out with a new book exploring the artists who helped popularize the southern style of hip hop that has dominated airwaves for much of the past decade. Tonight at 7 p.m. Westhoff reads from his work Dirty South: Outkast, Lil Wayn ... More >>
Ladies, start practicing your bra-tossing skills: The New Kids on the Block/Backstreet Boys double bill (NKOTBSB if you're nasty) is coming to the Scottrade Center on Tuesday, July 19. (Your move, 'N Sync.) Tickets are on sale Saturday, January 15, at 11 a.m., and are $32, $52, $72 and $92. T ... More >>
Todd OwyoungJustin Bieber at the Scottrade Center. Beam me up, Bieber!If you believe the Internet (yes, collectively), then Justin Bieber is a colossal joke. Everything about him is grounds for mocking: his hair swoop, his askew baseball cap, his voice, his Canadian heritage, his dance moves, ... More >>
We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.
Justin Timberlake kisses his pop roots adios
Unreal cares enough to send the very best; plus, we get our five minutes of TV fame and continue the hard-hitting sandwich reportage
New box sets explore the many faces of the synth-pop stalwarts
Our commander in chief takes to the mound, Missouri gets its very own dinosaur, an Old Kid on the Block remembers when he was New, and Unreal learns a little something about love and basketball
In which Radar Station ponders the issue of the day
Saturday, December 13; Pop's
Justin Timberlake leads the charge of new melanin-challenged soul brothers
Week of January 15, 2003
Or "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Ignore Audioslave"
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Is a feud brewing between two St. Louis rap camps?
Our intrepid reporter chats face-to-face with swoon-inducing Nelly
The Eminem Show (Aftermath Records)
Your verdict is in: Check out St. Louis’ favorite local musicians.
The RFT Music Awards lets you be the judge
From a suburban roller rink, identical twins David and Darren Stith gamble on future hip-hop stars. Getting paid is everyone's preoccupation.
Hey, you! Stop calling it Riverport! UMB has dibs now!
RFT music geeks pick the best recordings of 2001
Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?
Billy Bob has a simple plan: to sing about life and lovin' his wife
The pundits scoff, but the little girls understand
Local-rapper-made-good is really just a nice guy
Webster Groves R&B sensation Toya prepares for the big-time
Zakk Wylde's Black Label Society bring their alcohol-fueled brewtality to Ozzfest
Telemarketing, 'N Sync-style, puts a journalist on a party line
Wednesday, Nov. 15; Galaxy
Kathleen Hanna's new group is the cat's meow
The Marshall Mathers LP (Aftermath/Interscope)
Sleater-Kinney deliver great rock tinged with a womanly sensibility
Saturday, Jan. 29; American Theater
Herewith, a guide to the latest crop of musical heartthrobs
Tuning in to the Teletubbies' Nursery Rhymes & Other Fun Songs
Sound advice on the summer's hottest concerts
Even as the new Courtesy Diner welcomes its very first customers, Irv's Grill slings its last hash after a 50-year run