By Paul T. Bradley Perhaps you've heard about all of the crazy sponsorships celebrities are getting to simply show up to Coachella and wear clothes. Glee actress Lea Michele is said to receive $20,000 from Lacoste to wear the French fashion label's clothes, while Spring Breakers star V ... More >>
St. Louis's premiere blackened metallic hardcore outfit, Everything Went Black, will be leaving town on a tour with Deathwish Record's legendary Ringworm this summer. The eleven date run, announced today, will take the bands in a southernly direction to and from Austin's 8th annual Chaos in Tejas fe ... More >>
Kholood EidCraig Finn puts smiles on faces.Craig Finn | Mount Moriah Off Broadway February 10, 2012 People still talk -- and most of them were doing so through all but the quietest numbers last night, but I digress and we're only three words in -- of the one-and-only show by the Hold Steady ... More >>
St. Louis has made yet another ranking in the Daily Beast, this one for Drunkest Cities in America. According to the list makers at the online magazine, metro St. Louis ranks as the 8th drunkest city in all the land -- nestled between No. 9 San Diego and No. 7 Austin.And why is that? Because rese ... More >>
Yesterday, Gut Check related news of one disgraced egg supplier, Sparboe Farms. An activist group covertly videotaped Sparboe employees mistreating and even killing chickens under their care. McDonald's and Target have since dumped Sparboe as a supplier.Today, we return to 2010's disgraced egg su ... More >>
Like snorting Adderall off a Hello Kitty doll, Melt-Banana's terse noisy punk will eat yr brain. Japanese anti-heroes Melt-Banana embark on a U.S. tour this fall, and guess where they're gonna be? Cicero's. Guess where they're not gonna to be? New York City. Bah, that rules. If we're keeping ... More >>
The Black Angels at Old Rock House in April. Photo by Jon GitchoffAustin's heaviest purveyors of psych rock awesome, the Black Angels, will be returning to Old Rock House on October 16th. Tickets are $16 in advance or $18 day of show, and Dead Meadow and Spindrift will open. The Angels wer ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
From Beale Street in an equally wet previous year. Photo by theogeoBe prepared. Every festival-goer should take to heart this bit of Boy Scout zen. But when a pair of multi-day passes for the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis, Tennessee fell into my lap on Friday afternoon, I had too lit ... More >>
St. Louis: Average tweety birds.We're generally pretty skeptical of the endless number of lists ranking U.S. cities on everything from street crime to tipping servers at restaurants. That said, the list out this week from Men's Health seems somewhat scientific. Editors at the magazine compiled th ... More >>
Image viaIncredible? Edible? Not so much.News over the wire this morning of another egg recall: 288,000 eggs from Croton, Ohio-based Ohio Fresh Eggs, distributed by Cal-Maine Foods, have tested positive for salmonella. The affected eggs were distributed in Missouri.The FDA website has a list of r ... More >>
Amber McDonaldHeart's Ann and Nancy WilsonIt's Labor Day weekend, the last "real" weekend of summer. Don't let it get away from you. Friday: NewPop II Opening at Hoffman LaChance/After-Party at HandleBar Stan Chisholm, recent RFT Mastermind winner, is unveiling two solo shows at once this we ... More >>
If you're looking for ear-splitting hardcore tonight, look no further than Fubar (3108 Locust Street) in Midtown when bands from California, Boston and Japan take the stage floor on the lounge side of the venue. Mind Eraser, which has played St. Louis three times in the past (all in basements, her ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Wikimedia CommonsAustin singer-songwriter/musician Bob Schneider is performing at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room on Wednesday, March 24. To go along with this appearance, we're going to run an exclusive excerpt from author Steve Almond's new book, Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life, which Random H ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, November 24. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue. 21 plus: $15 in advance, $20 day of show.
marqueemag.com/tag/ghostland-observatory/Few indie bands are as divisive as Ghostland Observatory. For every fan and critic who fawns over its catchy dance punk grooves, there are others who decry tthe band as "robot rock for the flyover states" or, as Pitchfork infamously panned "Daft Punk for f ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 22. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Regular as, well, a meteor shower maybe, Bob Schneider and his band blew through St. Louis last night, staying just long enough to play a 10 p.m. show at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room.And like Beatle Bob always says (more regularly than a meteor shower), he made it seem like a Saturday night. Which is ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, June 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
We have a stocked pond for Daily RFT's Ass Clown of the Week. You know the rules: Cast your vote for the most idiotic newsmaker of the past seven days. Back at you Monday with the results. 1. Ryan O'Connor -- The former St. Louis County police officer ordered to have an anger management evaluation t ... More >>
Tonight at Off Broadway, Future Clouds and Radar is playing with the O's and Elsinore, a pretty good triple bill. FC&R is also performing as part of Euclid Records' Euclid Sessions series at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 22. But before 'Radar leader Robert Harrison played under that name, he fronte ... More >>
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9 p.m. Monday, June 4. Off Broadway, (3509 Lemp Avenue)
9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, February 16 and 17. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).
Sound Team hit the road in support of their fantastic new album
Tuesday, April 25, at 8 p.m. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
Help honor unsung Lou heroes at the second annual Kick Ass Awards
Week of August 31, 2005
Friday, August 19; Frederick's Music Lounge (4454 Chippewa Street)
Bill Callahan discovers new sounds and voices -- and cleans up with Chloe Sevigny -- on Smog's latest album
Wednesday, June 29; Frederick's Music Lounge (4454 Chippewa Street)
Thursday, April 7; the Gargoyle (on the Washington University campus, Forsyth and Skinker boulevards)
Friday, April 1; Sheldon Concert Hall (3648 Washington Boulevard)
The Rocket Bar is outta here, ending a long year of goodbyes
Gay pride, genital size and lovin' the little people...B-Sides has it all!
Get your groove on at this year's St. Louis International Film Festival
Friday, July 2; Frederick's Music Lounge
Tuesday, November 18; the Duck Room at Blueberry Hill
Thursday, October 9; Off Broadway
Chris Duarte has kicked addiction, but he still has the blues
St. Louis Shakespeare returneth
The Living Things were the living end at South by Southwest
Taking to the tracks with Jimmie Dale Gilmore