It's above freezing! Hooray! Go out and revel in the balmy, 40-degree temperatures. Some shows are here; others are below.
Young Prisms @ Firebird
Like shoegazing psych-pop bands? You'll dig Young Prisms. Also with Loza, Melted Toys & Speculator, The Good Pyramid. 9 p.m. $8 to $10.
Mux Mool ... More >>
(A to Z has several writers and photographers covering LouFest. Reviews and photos of the other bands from the first day are coming in separate posts.)
Day one of LouFest is in the books. Guys, don't tell the St. Louis naysayers and boo-birds who like to bitch and moan about how much the city suc ... More >>
Lots to do tonight. First, Adam Reichmann and the Ghosts of Electricity will be playing at Off Broadway. This is Reichmann's long-gestating band, featuring Jason Hutton, Mike Apirion and Steven Bunck. Show starts at 8 p.m. with an acoustic set and then morphs into a full-on band set after. Tickets a ... More >>
On June 5, the RFT Music Showcase is happening on Washington Avenue. All day, all night. Have you voted yet for your favorite bands? If not, I suggest you do that right here! Perhaps the schedule for the music showcase will spur on your clicking fingers. Read on below for the bands, venues an ... More >>
Taea ThaleShe & Him headline day two of LouFest.Indie-pop duo She & Him, Canadian rock collective Broken Social Scene, Wilco front man Jeff Tweedy, veteran fuzz-rockers Built to Spill, indie upstarts Airborne Toxic Event and grizzled Texas rocker Alejandro Escovedo are topping the LouFest lin ... More >>
Having a crush in the digital age is even more confusing than it was before we had Twitter, Facebook, text messaging and email. I mean, if someone doesn't respond to your direct message, is he not interested? That flirty Tweet directed to that one girl in California -- does it mean anything? A crypt ... More >>
Roy Kasten headed to new venue Fred's Six Feet Under on Friday night to check out a rare performance by Adam Reichmann. The Nadine vocalist was debuting some new songs for an intimate crowd. Says Roy:
Adam started out the night with what probably seemed like a new song to most: "Laurel Ca ... More >>
Here's something cool: Video of Adam Reichmann doing a song with Rough Shop at the latter's holiday show on Friday night at the Focal Point. Roy Kasten reviewed the show on Ye Olde KDHX Blog. The best lines in it: "The band (which features John Wendland, Andy Ploof, Spencer Marquart and Tkach) plays ... More >>