This week, local rockers the Tennis Lesson release a CD, School of Rock-Ballwin presents a free student showcase and plenty of touring acts stop into town. Read about Chicago Afrobeat Project, Kishi Bashi, Shai Hulud and more in this week's show recommendations, and as always, stay tuned till Friday ... More >>
C.Taylor CrothersThe Zac Brown BandBY PHIL FREEMAN Country's hard to define in 2010. The genre includes pop stars (Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum), critic-friendly brooders (the morose, arty Jamey Johnson) and grinning, suburbanite showmen (Brad Paisley). And then there are all the indie-rock ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Friday, August 15. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights
B-Sides finds its religion with Fred Eaglesmith and traces Charles Walker's circuitous path from R&B obscurity to funk-soul innovator.
8 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.
Week of May 24, 2007
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Have You Forgotten? (DreamWorks)
Week of May 29, 2002
RFT music critics offer a cut-and-paste compendium of the year in music. Everyone's wrong. Everyone's right.
An essential boxed set shows what was right about Hank Williams and what's wrong about country music today