If we take the physicists at their science, then yes, you can get something out of nothing. The cosmos, for starters. Music is another matter. Ex nihilo might be fine for the Big Bang or God or John Cage's " 4'33" - nothing out of nothing -- but if music makes you move, think, feel or dream, it's ne ... More >>
This week yields plenty of stops from artists all across the board including the Tontons, Tame Impala, Pretty Lights, Barenaked Ladies and Minus the Bear. Keep reading for our critics' recommendations for the week, and as always, remember to peruse our concert calendar for more options.
I'm like a lot of internet-addicted losers out there, meaning that I read a lot about serial killers. Despite admitting that, I'm still not sure where I came up with this concept. Maybe it's because I'm going to the Gathering of the Juggalos for RFT Music in just over a week and I'm trying to mental ... More >>
Sunday thunderstorms kept us from getting into anymore trouble for the remainder of the week, but hey -- it's Monday! It's a new week rife with opportunities to see some shows. See some top-notch working musicians like Roland Johnson and Dave Stone in action, or catch some touring acts like John Ful ... More >>
All those poor Thursday shows had a run-in with a winter storm, and few made it out alive. Avenge their would-be good times by living out the glory with these shows -- there's way too much cool stuff (no pun intended) happening to skip out on account of a little bit of snow. See Also: -Son Volt, D ... 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 >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, January 3. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
The Soulard Blues BandThe variety show is a venerable American musical institution, with a history that stretches all the way from medicine shows and vaudeville to the chitlin' circuit of the 1940s, the early 1950s rock & roll cavalcades promoted by Alan Freed, and the label-sponsored Stax/Vo ... More >>
Rondo Leewright, the St. Louis blues singer who captivated the city for years with his powerful voice, passed away yesterday of cardiac arrest. He was 65 years old. Rondo was the featured vocalist in the early '80s for the Soulard Blues Band. He rose to greater prominence in mid-decade, tho ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Could it be? By Sunday the Ice of Doom will finally be starting to melt? Be still my heart! Go to these shows, then -- without fear of falling. And find some more ideas below. Friday Tef Poe Album Release @ The Gramophone The Force member celebrates the release of War Machine with a proper t ... More >>
(Piece by Dean C. Minderman) Blues enthusiasts know that the music is best experienced live, but when you can't get to one of St. Louis' blues clubs in person, you can still take in some of the sights and sounds online by visiting Lady Di's Blues Corner. The site features dozens of pages of photos a ... More >>
:30 p.m. Thursday, October 18. Lucas School House, 1220 Allen Avenue.
If you weren't at this landmark blues concert, Lightning in a Bottle will do
Make way for the down-and-dirty sounds of the Big Muddy Blues Festival
Hometown legend Bennie Smith joins other blues greats at the "Guitar Masters 2002" show
The Blueprint (Roc-A-Fella/Island Def Jam)
Sunday, Sept. 16; Ambassador
Despite his personal demons, Ike Turner's contribution to St. Louis music lands him the Slammies' Lifetime Achievement Award