Charley Patton

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Concerts in St. Louis From April 21 to 27

    This week, Lil Boosie takes on the Ambassador, Arcade Fire returns to play at Chaifetz Arena, local rapper Nato Caliph presents a showcase at Blank Space and the Faint performs at the Ready Room. From country and indie-pop to psych rock and hip-hop, here are our critics' picks for this week's best c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2014

    Author Greg Kot on His New Book, a Biography of the Staple Singers

    I'll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom's Highway is both a music biography and a lively slice of American history. Pops Staples, the group's patriarch, grew up in turn-of-the-20th-century Mississippi, with a grandfather who had been a slave and a father who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Bob Dylan and Dawes at the Peabody Opera House, 04/23/13: Review and Setlist

    Bob Dylan | Dawes April 23, 2013 The Peabody Opera House For Bob Dylan's visit to St. Louis last night -- his first since October 2010 and the fourteenth stop on his current tour -- the Peabody Opera House (14th and Market streets; 314-241-1888 ) stage was backed by a full-height semicircular bla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Ben Bedford Makes Midwestern History Sing: Listen

    Springfield, Illinois-based songwriter Ben Bedford finds his muse in the Midwest - the landscape, the people, the diction, the names of the rivers and towns. Across three albums, and especially on the just-released What We Lost, he transcends local color and the minutiae of his considerable, even bo ... More >>

  • Music

    January 13, 2011

    Jimbo Mathus

    9 p.m. Friday, January 14. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Music

    April 26, 2006

    Blowhard in the Wind

    Bob Dylan's Fox show leaves something to be desired

  • Music

    August 10, 2005

    Won't Be Worried Long

    Hunter Brumfield III: 1974-2005

  • Music

    December 8, 1999

    Homesick James

    Friday, Dec. 10; BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups