Please pardon my lack of enthusiasm today; I'm still mourning that crushing playoff-ending defeat our city's beloved Redbirds faced on Friday -- damn those victorious Nationals. Also, Dewey Defeats Truman! Oh, ESPN.
There's good shows this week: Smashing Pumpkins plays the Chaifetz on Thursday -- i ... More >>
Cursive | Cymbals Eat Guitars | Conduits
April 20, 2012
You don't expect a mosh pit to erupt at a concert headlined by a Saddle Creek Records band, but if it's a Cursive show, you should. Though one of the first groups signed to the Omaha-based record label, Cursive helped define and y ... More >>
Chrissy WilmesBright Eyes/Dawes
June 6, 2011
It's not every day (or every year, or every decade, even) that Bright Eyes stops in St. Louis. The last tour date (in November of 2005) was moved to Columbia, MO after Conor Oberst realized that the scheduled venue, the Pageant, had a ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsCee Lo Green
Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center
Wednesday, April 20
Rare thing that it is, a Cee Lo Green show in St. Louis should be a party to wreck all parties. But location is everything, and occasion is a close second.
Last night's finale to Mirthday, the annual ... More >>
Image viaGather 'round A to Z, children. Old Lady Zaleski has a story to tell you. Back in fall 2005, Bright Eyes had a show scheduled at the Pageant. The gig was on sale, people were weeping with delight and tickets were flying out the door. But then, suddenly, a dark cloud fell over the cit ... More >>
Those sneaky birds at Coachella announced their 2011 lineup about twenty minutes ago. Despite the off-hour, that hasn't stopped the Internet from being all aflutter at the announcement. The headliners of the event this year are Arcade Fire, Kanye West and Kings of Leon; The Strokes, Animal Collectiv ... More >>
Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic F ... More >>