311 (Band)

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    October 20, 2014

    The Ultimate Musician Movie Cameo Quiz

    Not all cameos are equally coveted: A good cameo creates an undeniable rush (I know that person!) that widens the eyes and forces the viewer to blurt out the musician's name when he or she appears on the big screen, like Anthony Kiedis in Point Break. An even better cameo, in which the musician is c ... More >>

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    July 4, 2014

    The Ten Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: July 4 to 6

    RFT Music is taking a break today. If anyone's looking for us, it's possible you might find us in a van down by the river, enjoying the fireworks, so to speak. Go ahead and take it easy today, too. You deserve it. Treat yourself to too much barbecue and let some musical talent from here and beyond e ... More >>

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    July 2, 2014

    How Bob Marley Conquered the Suburbs

    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 >>

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    June 30, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Concerts in St. Louis From June 30 to July 6

    This week, check out shows including Oddisee, Masked Intruder, Zagk Gibbons' album release and much more. Fourth of July weekend approaches with special shows from Clownvis Presley (as human a cannonball, nonetheless) and Wussy, for starters. Get our recommendations on this week's entertainment, and ... More >>

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    April 2, 2014

    Swans, Kendrick Lamar, Hoodie Allen, Deafheaven and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

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    December 2, 2013

    How I Accidentally Became a Drug Dealer

    [Editor's Note: In this new column, award-winning music critic/goofball (and hip-hop coloring-book purveyor) Shea Serrano writes about his life and times. Better put on your shoes because your socks are about to be blown off.] The biggest concern in my life recently is that every show on my DVR is ... More >>

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    November 27, 2013

    Six Nerdy Groups With Intolerable Fans

    Surfer Blood. Vampire Weekend. Imagine Dragons. Bowling for Soup. Slightly Stoopid. I've ignored every single one of these bands, for one reason and one reason alone: terrible band names. In this culture, we have so many things competing for our attention at all times that your brain naturally has a ... More >>

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    July 31, 2013

    Deer Tick, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Ha Ha Tonka and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

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    October 9, 2012

    The Six Best Diss Tracks

    This month, you won't be able to watch an episode of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" without seeing a half-dozen attack ads. The music world doesn't have attack ads, it has diss tracks. In honor of the onslaught of negativity in our political process, here are the six best diss tracks of all time. Let us ... More >>

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    May 30, 2012

    You Have One More Day to Submit Your Band for An Under Cover Weekend Six

    The annual hero-halloween for St. Louis bands known as An Under Cover Weekend* is scheduled for September 7 and 8 at the Firebird. Want to show everyone your excellent Spice Girls impression (someone please do this)? Now's your chance. The event is taking submissions for another 31 hours as of this ... More >>

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    May 14, 2012

    Nigel Godrich and Six Other Producers Who Stepped in Front of a Mic

    If there was ever an example a good musical soldier, it would be Nigel Godrich. The British producer has been an essential behind-the-scenes figure with Radiohead for years and years and years, so much so that he's colliquolly referred to as a sixth member of the band. Radiohead's titanic sound sh ... More >>

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    April 5, 2012

    Pierced Arrows, 311, Madeleine Peyroux and More in This Week's New Show Announcements

    Here again is every newly announced show for the week! We have offerings from the big-arena rock show variety all the way down to the hole-in-the-wall club type; music fans of all shape and size are bound to see something worth getting excited about. 311 will be bringing Slightly Stoopid and the Agg ... More >>

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    January 19, 2012

    Mississippi Nights' Final Jam Session Occurred Five Years Ago Today

    In theory, music venues are interchangeable. If one especially great place shuts down, another spot surely will rise elsewhere. But there's something disquieting about the closure of an especially memorable venue. Even years later, I'm still bummed about how Shattered - a Columbia, Missouri, insti ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    Matisyahu at the Pageant, 7/9/11: Review and Setlist

    Ruvi Leider​Matisyahu | Murder City Players The Pageant July 9, 2011 Only at a Matisyahu show will you find both yarmulkes and pot: The Saturday night crowd at the Pageant was transfixed as one of God's chosen people beat boxed and rapped his way across the stage. Matthew Paul Miller, better ... More >>

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    July 7, 2011

    311/Sublime with Rome

    6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 9. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

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    September 8, 2010

    Homespun: So Much Closer

    Felt Not Seen

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    July 2, 2010

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: Friday, July 2 to Sunday, July 4

    sliminny.wordpress.comThe B-52s play for free on Sunday​Friday, July 2 *311/The Offspring, Verizon Wireless Ampitheater *Whole Wheat Bread/Chase Long beach, Fubar *Mad Titans, Lemmon's *Eric Moeller And The Strummalongs/Equal Squeeze/Andy Hyland, Firebird *Dave Stone Trio, Mangia Italiano *Via ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    The Offspring/311

    7 p.m. Friday, July 2. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

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    June 30, 2010

    Backstreet Jazz & Blues' Nikki Llewellyn: Featured Bartender of the Week

    Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Backstreet Jazz & Blues bartender Nikki Llewellyn. Alissa Nelson​Every drink Nikki Llewellyn makes is a unique, boozy snowflake. "Girls come in and they wan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    More Cheap Tickets Available Today! Plus, Yes, That Cults Show is Confirmed

    Livenation/Ticketmaster's cheap tickets promotion rolls on this week: Today, you can snag 311 and the Offspring lawn seats for $10. Reserved tickets for the show start at just $19 for the July 2 show, so it's a good deal all around. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers lawn tickets for July 18 are also a ... More >>

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    April 20, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of April 20

    Canadian indie rockers Metric will grace St. Louis with their presence not once, but twice in the coming months; with Muse on November 5 and Lilith Fair on July 16. GET EXCITED. ​ Antarctica *Baby Birds Don't Drink Milk, May 13 BB's Jazz Blues and Soups *Eli Cook, June 9 Beale On Broadway * ... More >>

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    January 15, 2010

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: Friday, January 15, to Sunday, January 17

    Friday, January 15 *Bob Wayne/Reverend Deadeye, The Fox Hole at Atomic Cowboy *Team Relevance vs. Murder City Players, The Firebird *Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, The Sheldon *Staci Grim (ex Wednesday 13, Retardobot)/Man Eating Tiger/KL2/Graceless Disparity/ I Stabbed My Landlord/The Cyanide P ... More >>

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    September 2, 2009
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    July 22, 2009

    Incubus/The Duke Spirit

    7 p.m. Thursday, July 23. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

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    June 30, 2009

    Ziggy Marley Performing and Signing at Barnes and Noble, July 7

    Ziggy Marley is opening for 311 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on Tuesday, July 7. But in the morning he'll be signing autographs and performing at the Barnes & Noble in Chesterfield (1600 Clarkson Road). Marley (son of Bob) just released a solo album called Family Time, a kid-oriented col ... More >>

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    June 10, 2009

    Today! Has No Service Fees On Everything

    After the success of last week's "no service fees on lawn tickets" promotion, is doing it again today until midnight -- only better. Grab tickets to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at any level -- reserved or lawn -- with no service fees. What a deal! Some of the choicest bargains ... More >>

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    July 14, 2008

    Over the Weekend: 311/Snoop, Soulard Nightlife, A Rainy Let Them Eat Art

    Morning St. Louis. Here's what you missed over the weekend: "Let Them Eat Art" in Maplewood Gets All Wet. Lyndsay Johnson has a recap of the rainy Let Them Eat Art festival in Maplewood, but the weather didn't stop the going's on. French-style, here is the review. On Friday in Soulard, about 100 ... More >>

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    July 11, 2007

    G. Love & Special Sauce

    8 p.m. Friday, July 13. Budweiser Main Stage, on the Arch grounds, as part of Live on the Levee.

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    June 27, 2007


    7 p.m. Thursday, June 28. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

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    January 29, 2007

    Manic Monday

    Courtesy of Where do you get love? My usual Monday morning ritual goes something like this: Alarm goes off way too early. I hit snooze. Doze. Alarm goes off again. Snooze. Doze. Repeat a few more times, until I realize I'm going to be late to our Monday meeting. Swear. Hop out of bed, ... More >>

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    January 10, 2007

    The Nights Goes Dark

    Fabled concert venue Mississippi Nights closes its doors — for now.

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    January 3, 2007

    Mississippi Nights to Close The end of an era? After months of speculation and rumor, it can finally be said: Mississippi Nights, a concert club favorite since 1979, will close its doors after one last jam session takes place on Friday, January 19. But the popular venue at 914 North First Street may l ... More >>

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    July 19, 2006


    Hot fun in the summertime with Warped Tour