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.
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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 >>
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 >>