St. Louis native Billy Croghan grew up on a steady diet of singer-songwriters -- music he says his "old man listened to." Inspired by artists including Cat Stevens, James Taylor and Waylon Jennings, he set out to learn guitar, later studying classical technique in college and writing his own set of ... More >>
Legendary Hoboken, New Jersey indie rock trio Yo La Tengo is gracing the Pageant with its presence this Thursday, January 31. The band is notoriously unpredictable live, in part thanks to its virtual encyclopedia of cover songs. Here is a list of Yo La Tengo's six best cover songs. Let us know your ... More >>
The Sheldon Concert Hall is best utilized by music that overwhelms. With a simple piano and guitar setup, Terry Riley and Gyan Riley, performing as the Rileys, made the room glow last night. The father and son duo's set was intimate, and not just because the audience barely spilled past five rows of ... More >>
Matthew and the AtlasThe Communion Music organization, which started in London as a collective and monthly showcase and has since expanded internationally into a promotion/label/musician catchall, is launching its U.S. operations with a tour featuring Matthew and the Atlas, The David Mayfield ... More >>
Jason StoffEddie Vedder | Glen Hansard Fox Theatre July 1, 2011 Nobody tell Nic Cage, but Eddie Vedder's voice is basically a national treasure at this point. It's the voice that launched a thousand alt-rock vocalists, those of Creed and Fuel least notable on the list. And when it comes t ... More >>
Todd OwyoungMumford and Sons | The Low Anthem | Matthew and the Atlas The Pageant June 5, 2011 For all of you who weren't among the lucky clickers who obtained tickets to last night's Mumford and Sons show at the Pageant, this is how it went down: At 4:30 p.m., a line forms. Not anxious adol ... More >>
Image viaHundreds of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall in Washington D.C. for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" on Saturday expecting to see...well, nobody was really quite sure what to expect. The the event's schedule was kept secret up until ... More >>
My Life with Dusty Wallets
Outside on the Off Broadway smoking patio, the whole hope thing was getting out of hand. "Do you have any joints?" some random dude inquired as I huddled next to the propane heater. "Joints? Plural?" I replied. "Would you settle for a three-day-old roach?" He wasn't settling. "Do you think they'll p ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, December 22. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Mr. Magorium is far less fantastical than its title.
Once upon a time in Ireland, a girl met a guy and they made sweet music.
Thursday through Saturday, April 21 through 23; Finale (8025 Bonhomme Avenue, Clayton)
A new boxed set highlights the genius of Johnny Cash
Mandy Moore's going to be around for a while -- but that doesn't mean you should see her movies
For this maestro, the weddings go on forever and the receptions never change
The brilliant frontman for the Negro Problem on ageism, racism and preaching to the converted
Looking for influence, significance, development and perpetuation at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Directed by Stephen Frears