Well, I hope you enjoyed that temporary shot of springtime over the weekend while you could! Clouds are currently unloading some major snowflakes outside, but that's no reason to get left out in the cold during this week's shows. Check out Ian Fisher & the Present's CD Release and visits from Sponge ... More >>
This week is another of those extra-packed ones, so this list is a bit longer than usual -- hooray for St. Louis music! If anything remains of your vehicles after Saturday's ridiculous hailstorm (mine only lost a window or two, no biggie) make sure hit the town or else you'll be missing some excelle ... More >>
wikimedia commonsHope you're well rested: It's a hell of a weekend in the 'Lou. David Bazan is at Old Rock House and Twangfest goes for two more nights at the Duck Room. The Blind Eyes and Yowie are both playing big shows on Saturday, and two very different pot enthusiasts headline gigantic ... More >>
This year marks fifteen years of Twangfest, St. Louis' annual celebration of American music. This year's headliners include Hayes Carll, Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3, Robbie Fulks and Chatham County Line. The entirety of the current lineup can be found below. As it has been for the past eigh ... More >>
Brian Tristan's covetable résumé is all badass post-punk pedigree --The Gun Club, The Cramps, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds -- but he's all done loaning his riffage to other people's bands. See Kid Congo Powers at Off Broadway on February 13. BB's Jazz Blues and Soups
*Aaron Williams and the Hoo ... More >>
To conclude: Susan Cowsill and the Watson Twins sang "September Gurls," with the remains of Big Star playing loose and beautiful all around them. It shouldn't have happened; most of what happens shouldn't. In life, as with music, we only get so much say.
Alex Chilton's passing just days before Big S ... More >>