Ransom Note Big Soul Tower Groove Records When Ransom Note made its recorded debut two years ago with It's You!, the quintet's mix of soft-rock smoothness and blue-eyed soul made for some fun, easy listening, but you'd be forgiven for not taking the band as a serious endeavor. After all, what were ... More >>
It's good to see Brian Wiegert leading a band again. He was at the center of the foursome Team Tomato, a band that made mostly solid records, gained some national attention and then went kaput. He was a binding force for the Red Headed Strangers, the country project of the Sullivan family, but with ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, October 15. The Duck Room at Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
In the middle of his song "Spit It Out," Brendan Benson declared "for every bubble you blow, I'm gonna pop it." The line offered a pretty good insight into the singer-songwriter's methods. For all his unstoppable power-pop moves and clear-eyed, harmony-enhanced bubblegum tunes, a bittersweet current ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Monday, February 25. Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
9 p.m. Thursday, January 4. Lucas School House (1220 Allen Avenue).
Friday, June 10; Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue)
Friday, August 6; Rocket Bar
Forget Yourself (SpinArt)
Week of June 18, 2003
St. Louis' pre-eminent expert on pop music tries his hand at a new venture
Tuesday, Nov. 16; Side Door
Golders Green (Rykodisc)