Show Me Shows is a video series documenting bands living in and traveling to St. Louis.
This Friday, June 8, the Skekses will release its excellent new EP, Curse My Name at a show at the Heavy Anchor with Magic City and Lonesome Cowboy Ryan. Read RFT Senior Music Writer Christian Schaeffer's review ... More >>
The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a week away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more of o ... More >>
Stag Nite Offers Weekly Camaraderie in Debauchery.
Stag Nite: the Slideshow
In this week's print edition we ran a story on Stag Nite, a South City tradition celebrating its ninth year anniversary, which features the time-tested coupling of cheap booze and live music. Unfortunately we we ... More >>
Rough Shop Beneath the South Side Bridge Release Show: 9 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue. $10 to $13.
Rough Shop has always been a band of old souls. Its three principles -- guitarists Andy Ploof and John Wendland and bassist Anne Tkach -- have settled comfortably into middl ... More >>
To call Smokin' Baby -- the studio owned and operated by Jason Hutto of the band Warm Jets USA -- a rock & roll kind of place is to somewhat understate the case. Located just north of Cherokee on Compton, the basement recording space is lean, mean and filthy. Cut the smoke with a knife and it will b ... More >>
On Friday and Saturday night, the Focal Point in Maplewood hosted Rough Shop's annual Holiday Extravaganza. Guest stars such as Steve Carosello, Toby Weiss, Chris Grabau, John Horton and Kate Eddens joined the band to sing holiday originals and cover favorites from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Dar ... More >>
(Welcome to In the Studio, a section on A to Z that spotlights -- what else? -- local artists in the studio. If you are also recording/recently recorded -- or are a studio engineer/producer and working with people -- email me, with the phrase "In the Studio" in the subject heading.)
Toby WeissKate ... More >>