Selecting the Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're beeboping and scattin' our way through notable runners up in a number of categories.
There is no surer way ... More >>
Part One: The Union Electric, Sweet Tooth, King Kong Magnetics, Warm Jets USA
Part Two: Glass Teeth, Ryan Spearman, the Breaks and Adult Fur
Part Three: Rum Drum Ramblers, Humanoids, Old Lights and Volcanoes
Part Four: Bo & the Locomotive, Rockwell Knuckles, Dubb Nubb and Palace
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Courtesy of Funky Butt Brass BandFresh off winning "Best Jam/Funk Group" in the 2011 Riverfront Times Music Awards, the Funky Butt Brass Band is set to celebrate the release of its second full-length at 10:00 p.m. this Friday, July 15 at the Broadway Oyster Bar.
Titled You Can Trust The Fun ... More >>
Image viaOsama Bin Laden is dead, and suddenly countless well meaning, appallingly jingoistic songs made in the wake of 9/11 have taken on a whole new context. We'd call it vindication except we actually listened to this stuff for over an hour, and... let's just say the straight-faced coverag ... More >>
Ghastly creatures visit St. Charles this holiday season.Just received a press release that come December 17 the St. Charles Family Arena will play host to the Charlie Daniels Band Christmas. This latest concert announcement reminded me of one I received last week (also from the Family Arena) hera ... More >>