Every week, Mayor Slay's website runs a poll, taking the pulse of St. Louisans on a wide range of topics, such as genetically modified foods, the actions of Congress, and what it takes to deliver a good political speech. The raw data gathered is synthesized and used to custom-build the city of St. L ... More >>
There is absolutely nothing wrong with cross-genre collaboration. Anything that widens an artist or listener's musical scope is encouraged. Rap and country, as disparate as they can seem, can coexist peacefully within a single track (ie. most of Odelay). But when it's bad, good God almighty it's bad ... More >>
Sunday was Mother's Day, but that didn't stop these moms from attending the 31st edition of Pointfest at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Photographer Jon Gitchoff brings back these photos of 21 moms he spotted at Pointfest, because, Mother's Day.
- Brad Paisley Fans Split on "Accidental Ra ... More >>
It's been about a month since the controversy surrounding bad-idea song of the decade "Accidental Racist," the duet by Brad Paisley and LL Cool J, exploded all over everyone.
Paisley's on tour now, and last night he arrived at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in suburban St. Louis. Photographer Jo ... More >>
Monday, Brad Paisley, a white man, joined hands with LL Cool J, a black man, and attempted to end racism with a song called "Accidental Racist" (below), wherein Paisley addressed the debilitating dread of being an affluent white male in America and LL panthered around in the background, high-fiving ... More >>
Every couple weeks, starting now, RFT Music takes a hard listen to the music in which millions of Americans soak.
Brad Paisley, "Southern Comfort Zone"
Current Billboard Country Singles Chart Position: 10
The Verdict: Holy shit, songs on the radio can still be important!
So, here, in a shimmering ... 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 >>
Nothing raises the hackles of the music-hating snark machines over at Pitchfork like a lil rap album that defies the odds by sticking to formula. Mac Miller's Blue Slide Park was slapped with a 1.0 rating, despite the the fact that it managed to move nearly 200,000 copies it's first week. Miller's a ... More >>
Darrell Scott is more well known for his associations. He's written songs for country superstars ranging from Faith Hill to the Dixie Chicks to Brad Paisley and has performed alongside Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris and is a member of Robert Plant's Band of Joy.
He brings his own headlining tour to t ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsLast week, William Shatner unveiled the tracklist to his third studio album, Searching For Major Tom. Regardless of how you feel about the actor or his musical career, it's imperative you look at it right now. The album comprises nineteen covers of mostly space-themed songs l ... More >>
Foals: at Vintage Vinyl, April 23. Foals and Freelance Whales sold out the Firebird, but you can still see both at Vintage Vinyl. Oxford's Foals will be doing an electric set and New York's Freelance Whales will be adorable. You can also see Nat Baldwin of the Dirty Projectors, who is bringin ... More >>
C.Taylor CrothersThe Zac Brown BandBY PHIL FREEMAN Country's hard to define in 2010. The genre includes pop stars (Taylor Swift, Lady Antebellum), critic-friendly brooders (the morose, arty Jamey Johnson) and grinning, suburbanite showmen (Brad Paisley). And then there are all the indie-rock ... More >>
Remember how last year you heard that 'Six is a Serious Number' advertisement on the radio, or saw it on the television, and immediately found it annoying? You thought to yourself, "This is just terrible. Who in the hell thought this was a good idea?" But then, something odd happened. T ... More >>
The Bangles!The Pageant
*Edwin McCain, April 8
*Cross Canadian Ragweed, April 18
*Angels and Airwaves/Say Anything, April 19
*The Bangles, May 2
*30 Seconds to Mars/MUTEMATH, May 4
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
*Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band, April 29
*Brad Paisley/Darius Rucker, M ... More >>
After the success of last week's "no service fees on lawn tickets" promotion, LiveNation.com is doing it again today until midnight -- only better. Grab tickets to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater at any level -- reserved or lawn -- with no service fees. What a deal! Some of the choicest bargains ... More >>