So many Coachella-goers spend months before the festival working on their tans, their outfits, their figures and their breezy poses. There's a real glut of fabulousness, we have to say, both among those in attendance at the Polo Grounds and the parties surrounding the festival. Here are the 50 mos ... More >>
By Kat Bein After three years of raging at sea, Hard Events' Holy Ship cruise has proven itself to be the best nautical EDM adventure that money can buy. (Of course, we enjoyed press accommodations, so we didn't actually pay.) It might still be a new-ish phenomenon, but this party boat has the most ... 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 >>
Mayer Hawthorne and the County | the Stepkids May 22, 2012 The Firebird Mayer Hawthorne is so smooth. His pitch-perfect pipes slide from fragile falsetto to deep, soul-filled croon; his style and swagger resemble a mix of Buddy Holly and Andre 3000. Born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, less than 50 miles f ... More >>
Todd OwyoungChromeo | Mayer Hawthorne and the County | Breakbot The Pageant October 25, 2011 Some shows are for toe-tappin' while seated with a beverage in hand. Others are for standing and swaying or nodding your head. And still others that can only really be appreciated from the middle of ... More >>
Angela BoatwrightTonight, Chromeo brings the party to the Pageant. Previewing the show in this week's print edition, Christian Schaeffer says, "You need a healthy dose of nostalgia, either real or imagined, to get down with Chromeo. The Montreal-based duo is made up of guitarist/vocalist Dave ... More >>
Chromeo will be at the Pageant on Monday, packing a ton of dance nostalgia and an equal measure of good humor. As Christian Schaeffer's preview mentions, last year's Business Casual continued a path down the same very funky vein the duo's explored all along. So of course you want to go, and ... More >>
8 p.m. Monday, October 24. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Yowza! Aretha Franklin is re-opening the Peabody Opera House with a little known feller named Jay Leno on October 1. The living legend and infamous chin are headlining a night called "An Encore 77 Years in the Making," once the $78.7 million dollar restoration of the historic opera house is c ... More >>
wikimedia commonsEveryone's favorite Canadian dance-maker Chromeo is coming to the Pageant on October 24th. P-Thugg and Dave 1 hit it big with Fancy Footwork and have maintained momentum through last year's Business Casual. We speak from personal experience in saying that the duo's affable, ... More >>
Dan ZettwochA late 2009 RFT cover featuring KSHE mascot Sweet Meat.Summer's not over yet! There's still one more week (more or less) to enjoy the last gasps of carefree fun and outdoor hangs. Here are twelve good bets for the weekend -- of course, on top of the events we've already covered he ... More >>
Yo Gabba Gabba! is far more than just Nickelodeon-produced kiddie fodder. It's become a venue for introducing kids to music by Devo, Chromeo, Mates of State, Of Montreal, and so many more. The show's so popular, especially with indie darlings with children, that the show's producers have a surplus o ... More >>
Photo: Nick SchnelleView more photos from the show last night. REVIEW BY MATTHEW JACKSON (View photos from the show last night.) Fall Out Boy's concert Wednesday night at the Pageant afforded many opportunities, but primary among them was the chance to answer, in one continuous sitting, that ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
Tonight at Cicero's, I highly recommend going to check out the Natural Selection, a Denver-via-St. Louis band I wrote about in this week's paper. The band's playing with Say Panther and one other act, and the show starts at 9 p.m. Says I: Bassist Nick Jost, a graduate of SIUE's Jazz Studies program ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, December 11. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Artist: Joel Diamond Experience Album: Joel Diamond Experience From: Vintage Vinyl Year: 1979 Label: Casablanca Record and FilmWorks What it sounds like: Disco-licous. John Travolta twirling around looking dapper in a white suit.
We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
8 p.m. Monday, September 24. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street.
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