A few months ago an acquaintance told us about Cocktail Museum Sundays at the Royale. Bartender Robert Griffin dusts off the recipes for a half-dozen or so classic cocktails and offers them every Sunday night for several weeks, then he debuts a new batch of old drinks. On his visit to the Cocktai ... More >>
Photo: Nick SchnelleBone Thugs-n-Harmony on Friday at Pop's in Sauget, Illinois. See full slideshow here.I'm coming back from vacation just now, so I'm just getting back into the swing of posting -- bear with me... We should be so lucky that Friday's sold-out Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show at Pop ... More >>
An exciting email passed my way this week, news that the catalog of I.R.S. Records -- the label known for bringing R.E.M., the Go-Go's, Oingo Boingo and a ton more '80s and '90s acts to the masses -- will be available digitally for the first time. Says the press release:Beginning February 10 and con ... More >>
And B-Sides catches up with Richard Marx.
Not Just Noise (self-released)
Who says cover bands are unoriginal?
Friday, July 16; Way Out Club
Tangerine. Lo. The Chocolate Bar. All of them brought to you by the genius of Blake Brokaw. All of them dead. The king of St. Louis nightlife reveals his dark side.
Sleater-Kinney deliver great rock tinged with a womanly sensibility