This week, Miley Cyrus swoops into town on a wrecking ball (probably), Ghost haunts the Pageant, Stereo Assault hosts a hip-hop showcase at 2720 featuring Souls of Liberty, and Mates of State graces the Grove's newest venue, the Ready Room. Besides that, plenty of noise takes over local stages leadi ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Another excellent spring weekend in St. Louis: It's tough to top legendary DJ and producer Pete Rock, performing tonight at Lola, but he'll get a run for his money from Ben Kweller (Off Broadway) and Peter Frampton (Peabody Opera House). Saturday brings William Fitzsimmons to the Firebird and Pillow ... More >>
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 6:25 p.m. I've been coming to SXSW for over a decade now, and pre- and post-apocalypse days off are as much essential rituals as 2 a.m. taco runs and sleep deprivation. This year, there'd be no day-before day off, as SXSW has extended the music portion of the festival/confer ... More >>
Youth Lagoon. If you didn't catch Youth Lagoon at Cicero's back in September, you're getting another shot at the Firebird April 3. Music critics have been collectively moist over 22 year old Trevor Powers' debut, thirty minutes of salad day musings dressed in reverb that sounds like it was re ... More >>
Jason StoffIt is an inexplicable force of nature - like a tornado in February - that so many people will leap to the defense of mediocre musicians. Pete Yorn may not be a core-shaker, but last night's show at the Pageant has inspired this writer's existential crisis: Is it the place of an und ... More >>
As you see from that picture, we have a pair of Pete Yorn tickets to give away to his show on Sunday night at the Pageant. (Ben Kweller and the Wellspring are also on the bill.) To enter, leave a comment with your name, a valid email and why you want to see Pete this time around. We'll close ... More >>
Jason StoffBen Kweller at Off BroadwayLast night at Off Broadway, Ben Kweller put on a raucous acoustic show with a DIY vibe which got the audience in on the act. View a Julia Nunes/Ben Kweller at Off Broadway slideshow (link coming soon)
8:30 p.m. Thursday, November 11. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Tonight at the Old Rock House, LA's Stew and the Negro Problem will be performing as part of the venue's Listening Room Series. The show's at 8:30 and tickets are $27.50 for reserved seating, $20 for general admission. This is the group's first tour in six years -- they've been involved in the Broad ... More >>
We won't insult you by describing Bob Dylan. He's at Chaifetz Arena October 21. That is all you need to know. Chaifetz Arena *Bob Dylan, October 21 The Firebird *Kinch, October 25 *Kinetix, October 29 *Mayer Hawthorne and the County, October 12 *Sons of Black Mass, October 23
6 p.m. Wednesday, February 11. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
Artist: Ben Kweller Album: Changing Horses Label: ATO Equation: Equation of a Parabola
Venue: Mid City Grill Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana Date: 06.09.08 Other Bands: Prabir & The Substitutes The trip from St. Louis to Fort Wayne was certainly less eventful than Saturday’s flat tire drama. In fact, the only moment worth mentioning was when we were following a semi trailer full ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, August 28. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
On My Way (ATO)
Week of March 24, 2004
Sunday, November 2; the Gargoyle at Washington University
Week of November 20, 2002