This week Hands and Feet releases an album, and plenty of touring artists make way through the Lou. Check out the Black Lips at the Ready Room, Die Antwoord at the Pageant, Lee Fields & the Expressions at 2720 Cherokee and much more. Read on for this week's picks from our critics.
Charles Bradley is a hell of a soul singer and a hell of a story. In this week's print edition, Senior Writer Roy Kasten interviews the New York soul man and Daptone Records artist about the making of his new album, Victim of Love, and his long road to musical redemption. Bradley makes his first hea ... 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 >>
Dana PlonkaThe Civil Wars12:24 In the South By vortex, all news - or at least news not related to Jack White pop-up performances, Cee-Lo Green cancellations, Kanye gossip and R.E.M. show rumors - gets obliterated. Japan's nuclear nightmare is no exception. Glancing at an RSS reader under 75 d ... More >>
Good morning, St. Louis! Here's what you may have missed over the weekend:On Friday afternoon, we posted a story about how the grandson of a former mayor of St. Louis was shot in both arms during a drug deal. The story was posted late in the afternoon, so if you missed it, check it out here (with po ... More >>
(Photos and words by Annie Zaleski. Do not use photos without permission. Entire Flickr set here.)It's Sharon Jones' world, and we just live in it. That was certainly obvious last night at the Pageant, when the 52-year-old dynamo strutted, sassed and sang for an adoring crowd full of dancing foo ... More >>