By Nick Horn Another LouFest is in the history books! With 40-some acts converging on St. Louis' Forest Park for the two-day festival, St. Louis' music fans had plenty to keep them singing and dancing throughout this past weekend. RFT Music sent several operatives into the field, tasked with watc ... More >>
It's a big week for music in St. Louis. LouFest brings a barrage of artists to Forest Park while Pü Fest simultaneously congregates bands from near and far at Empire Hall. Besides that, there's plenty to look forward to all week, including the Breeders, Inspectah Deck and more. Read on for our crit ... More >>
Beck has just announced additional dates for his tour in support of Morning Phase, his latest album, release in February. St. Louis will get a stop by the prolific artist on July 16 at the Pageant.
Jeremy Segel-Moss believes St. Louis alderman will choose money over local culture as they continue to consider inking a long-term deal with ICM Partners to bring music festivals to Gateway Mall beginning Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends in 2015. The musician, a member of the Bottoms Up Blues G ... More >>
News broke just yesterday that Big Boi and Andre 3000, best-known for their work as the dynamic Atlanta hip-hop duo OutKast, will be doing a festival tour this year. The outing is said to consist of over 40 dates this spring/summer, starting in mid-April at Indio, California's esteemed Coachella mus ... More >>
The dust has only just settled on this year's installment of LouFest and already its organizers are looking to next year's event. LouFest 2014 will take place September 6 and 7, again in Forest Park. Here's the announcement from the mailing list e-mail: LouFest 2013 is officially in the books! Than ... More >>
We hope you enjoyed that extra day of rest as much as we did. Besides, you're going to need it if you intend on spending an entire day basking in local sounds with us this weekend. The RFT Music Showcase 2013 is this Saturday -- get the exhaustive coverage of all the nominees and come see 50 of the ... More >>
This morning LouFest launched a guessing game for its 2013 line-up, releasing a Wheel of Fortune-like thing with fill-in-the-blank band names and plans to release one letter a day between today and Monday, April 29. The first clue is the letter "U," which makes nine appearances in the line-up. In th ... More >>
The dates of this year's LouFest have been announced! The beloved local event will be taking place in Forest Park again this year, over the weekend of September 7 and 8. Here's the announcement from LouFest's official website: Hey St. Louis, we're officially back - in a big way! That's right, LouFe ... More >>
The Civil Wars just posted an announcement on Facebook cancelling all upcoming tour dates due to "internal discord and irreconcilable differences of ambition" -- effectively declaring the end of the band. This is a huge surprise for a duo decidedly on the rise -- fresh off a pair of Grammys and even ... More >>
The confetti has barely settled on LouFest year three: Despite some uncooperative weather, this year's incarnation, featuring headliners Girl Talk and the Flaming Lips, was its biggest yet, with some 12,000 in attendance. And today, the festivals organizers have an announcement that will dramaticall ... More >>
Thursday, March 15, 2012 1 p.m. SXSW is time machine, not always dialed towards the future. Though the clubs change names every season, the gimmicks get more and more outrageous -- witness the skyscraper-sized vending machine stocked with minivan-sized bags of chemically-enhanced corn chips whose n ... More >>
The Dive Poets, one of St. Louis finest purveyors of fiddle and strum, will be playing in support of Futurebirds tomorrow night at Cicero's. To preview the show, the Poets has released the first song from its upcoming full-length. It's called "Some Great War" and was recorded at Sawhorse Studios. ... More >>
If Draco Malfoy actor Tom Felton's promise (which turned out to be a joke/hoax) to become a white rapper was just one more sad reminder of a series you used to love, we don't blame you -- but we would like to discourage you. Harry Potter, as I'm sure you will remember, is after all a little m ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, August 6. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
St. Martins PressIan gave away a copy of Cook to Bang: The Lay Cook's Guide to Getting Laid by Spencer Walker earlier this week (way to go, Railman!). Now that your curiosity has been whetted, here's an interview with the author of this tome himself. Walker, who lives in LA, is a writer for ... More >>
Bobby Bare Jr. covers up with his ace Pixies and Breeders tribute act.