When it comes to the ever-subjective exercise of ranking the greatest bands of all time, The Beatles tend to be the default number one. Number two varies: Some would pick an obvious choice like the Rolling Stones or Led Zepplin, while others would pick a less universally popular band with great infl ... More >>
Why yes: That is one person.It happens to the best of us: You do the same thing over and over (and over), so you feel the need for change -- or at least a good drink. For Beyonce, that meant a new personality: Sasha Fierce. For Vanilla Ice, it meant launching a hard-rock career. For Fred Durs ... More >>
Todd OwyoungOf Montreal at The Pageant last October.
The Luminary Center for the Arts weren't kidding about their "big" announcement yesterday--Of Montreal is the biggest act they've ever booked. The show is July 4th, so while the rest of the nation is celebrating our dubious democracy and t ... More >>
courtesy of Fair St. LouisThe lineup for the 2011 Celebrate St. Louis Summer Concerts has just been announced: As you can see, it's Bill Biv DeVoe on July 15th, Gavin DeGraw on July 16th, Keb' Mo' on July 22nd and Barenaked Ladies on July 23rd. All shows are free and the headliners listed sta ... More >>
Because we know you are wondering, we're going to get this out of the way first: Yes, it is strange to think of the Barenaked Ladies without Steven Page.
Dude wasn't just one of the co-founders of the band. He wrote, or cowrote, just about all its hits up until "One Week" (which ... More >>
Doug StanhopeLots to do (again) this weekend. See the music page for some ideas -- and below for many more!
Bootleg Beats - Guy Fawkes Edition @ The Speakeasy (1009 Olive)
This newish monthly unleashes a special Guy Fawkes edition tonight at the Speakeasy. Varying shades of electro fr ... More >>
Jason StoffVampire Weekend performing at the at Chaifetz Arena.Click here for a full set of photos from the show.It's extremely difficult to write about a band that does everything right, as Vampire Weekend did last night at Chaifetz Arena. Even the band's ghastly novelty songs about punctuation ... More >>
The Flaming Lips show has been sold out for weeks, but those without tickets can catch openers and noveau-weirdos Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti at Vintage Vinyl on September 17.
*HD4000, September 11
*Protomen, September 10
560 Music Center
*Wadada Leo Smith's The Golden Qua ... More >>