Charley Patton

  • 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