There's a great scene from Shine a Light, Martin Scorsese's documentary about the Rolling Stones' 2006 performance at New York's Beacon Theatre, in which Jack White joins the band to sing and play guitar on "Loving Cup," a bluesy track off 1972's Exile on Main St. Midway through the song, White sha ... More >>
Warning: show-going can be bad for your health. I type this with watery eyes, a sore head and throat, and a forever-runny, impossible-to-breathe-out-of nose. I suppose all that putzing around in the rain between breaking a sweat at shows over the weekend really exacerbated things quickly. Bah! Worth ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, September 22. Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
9 p.m. Thursday, August 4. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Robert Plant and Patty GriffinRobert Plant and Band of Joy with Luther Dickinson The Fabulous Fox Theatre June 15, 2011 The lobby of the Fabulous Fox doesn't look so fabulous as of late. A maze of poles and beams supporting scaffolding and platforms for the post-fire restoration gives the gra ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
Wikimedia CommonsAlison Krauss, the bluegrass singer whose steller career has hit mainstream peaks with appearances on the O Brother Where Art Thou? soundtrack and a recent collaborative album with Robert Plant, will be playing in St. Louis later this year. Her Paper Airplane Tour comes to th ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) The Civil Wars' Barton Hollow*The Civil Wars, Barton Hollow Paste gave the album an 8.0 rating: "Barton Hollow, the name of a nonexistent place, is largely ... More >>
Because I'm on vacation, I'm writing this FROM THE PAST (ooh, spooky), and there won't be any live-blogging about Sunday's Grammy Awards broadcast from me this year. However, consider this post an open commenting thread for the show. According to Grammy.com, the list of performers is crazytown:Curre ... More >>
The 51st Grammy Award nominations are in -- and are quite interesting. No, really. The entire list is here, but some highlights. And no, a highlight is not Paul McCartney earning a nomination for "I Saw Her Standing There." REALLY? Or Ministry earning a nod for a Stones cover of "Under My Thumb" -- ... More >>
Here's a video clip posted by a concertgoer who had a balcony seat at Wednesday night's Robert Plant/Alison Krauss/T Bone Burnett concert at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis. Kenny Williamson For a slideshow of the concert, click here. The song: "Nothin'," by Townes Van Zandt. As I recall, P ... More >>
Halfway through last night's Raising Sand tour stop in St. Louis, producer-bandleader T Bone Burnett thanked an enraptured Fox Theatre crowd. "It's good to be home," said Burnett, before delivering his only solo performance of the evening, "Earlier Baghdad." Afterward, acknowledging the song's dark ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.
8 p.m. Friday, May 11. Lucas School House (1220 Allen Avenue).
Touhill Performing Arts Center (1 University Drive at Natural Bridge Road)
Tuesday, November 1; the VooDoo Lounge (in Harrah’s Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights)
Tuesday, October 25; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
Tennessee schoolkids teach the world a lesson in an inspirational documentary
We talk movies with Allison Moorer and pit the Moz against Nick Carter
Tuesday, March 1; Fox Theatre (527 North Grand Boulevard)
Week of November 10, 2004
We don't mind the weight
Dar Williams sings poignantly, but her sense of fun is intact
The Holmes Brothers aren't sweating the secular/sacred conundrum, just following Jesus' example
Week of March 6, 2002
From the Mountain come joyous songs about life, death and redemption
Friday, Oct. 12; Sheldon Concert Hall
Joel and Ethan Coen's Brother hits a Homer
On bluegrass treasure Del McCoury
Wednesday, Jan. 26; J.C. Penney Auditorium, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Alterna-country pioneer Kevin Welch's music tells listeners all they need to know about the fledgling genre