Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
This week's picks feature three rather large (as in a lot of bands) festival-type shows -- four if you count the 90s-fest happening at Verizon on Tuesday. On Friday, STL is the Movement 3 will go down at the Firebird; rappers Tef Poe, A-Game, Vega, Step or Get Left, Domino Effect, and ATG will perfo ... More >>
Earlier this week, Gavin DeGraw was hospitalized after he was attacked during a walk home from his club in New York City, and, while staggering away, bleeding, was hit by a taxi cab. He canceled several upcoming shows, and for that we don't blame him at all. But on the grand scale, where King ... More >>
Everyone get excited!Wilco just announced a string of North American tour dates for this fall, and St. Louis has one of them: October 4th at the Peabody Opera House. You can see the announcement on the band's official Facebook page, but it's not on the Peabody site yet, and Wilco's own site i ... More >>
One of the biggest success stories in independent music, Dispatch, has added a St. Louis date to its 2011 comeback tour. Ready your Birkenstocks: The band will play the Pageant on August 30. Tickets are $40 and go on sale June 24 at noon through the Pageant box office or Ticketmaster.
Dispat ... More >>
In the two-and-a-half weeks since a massive tornado leveled the town of Joplin, Missouri and left over 140 people dead and scores more injured and homeless, the enormity of the event is still staggering. People across the state and beyond have banded together to help survivors with food, clot ... More >>
On March 4, the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University will be kicking off its annual Kemper Presents Concert Series with a performance from the Pernikoff Brothers. These seven free concerts -- which take place on Fridays from 6 to 8 p.m. -- are open to the public, and take place in ... More >>
When the Decemberists announced tour dates a few weeks ago, some local fans of the band were a bit grumbly, because the trek didn't include St. Louis. Judging by a new list of tour dates I just received from the band's publicist, however, people might have cause for celebration: The email lis ... More >>
Last week Pop's teased a big outdoor concert announcement, which is ostensibly coming today.. While the venue hasn't yet revealed what that is, an email I just received perhaps leaked the secret early: Rise Against is embarking on a U.S. headline tour with Bad Religion and Four Year Strong opening - ... More >>
Annie ZaleskiA rendering of what the U2 360 stage will look like in Busch StadiumAs hinted at on Friday, U2 today announced a show at Busch Stadium on July 17, 2011. Capacity of the concert is expected to exceed 50,000, with 90 percent of tickets priced at under $100, according to today's pre ... More >>
This Saturday, the Pageant celebrates its tenth birthday with a concert by Chuck Berry. $35 general admission tickets are still available; balcony seats are sold out. The show starts at 8 p.m. with a set from Shooting With Annie.
In the venue's lengthy history (a PDF listing its shows is a whoppi ... More >>
This morning, Sade announced a series of tour dates for 2011, its first world tour in a decade. St. Louisans have reason to rejoice about this: The U.K. group is coming to town -- LiveNation sent out a press release which says "STAY TUNED - ST. LOUIS SHOW TO BE ANNOUNCED!" Sade's latest album, Soldi ... More >>