New York-based rappers Dead Prez and Talib Kweli will perform a free show this Sunday at Fubar, along with Pittsburgh's Jasiri X and locals Tef Poe, T- Dubb-O and Nato Caliph. Festivities will kick off at noon are expected to be over by 6 p.m. (in time for the Vice show scheduled for the night). Se ... More >>
Singer-songwriter Ryan Adams has announced a fall tour, which will be making a stop at the Peabody Opera House on October 19. Tickets are $35 to $45 and officially go on sale this Friday, 7/25 at 10 a.m., but you can order them a day in advance by using the password "gimme," according to a post on A ... More >>
The Luminary (2701 Cherokee Street) arts incubator and 300-plus capacity music venue now has the first round of shows booked for its new space set to
Neutral Milk Hotel | Elf Power The Blue Note, Columbia 10/16/13 Here's why this show was so important: In all the myth-building around Jeff Mangum, including his two full-length albums and his fifteen-year absence from the music scene, it's all too easy to forget that he didn't create that music in ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, January 5. The Coliseum, 2619 Washington Avenue.
7 p.m. Sunday, January 6. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 28. Chaifetz Arena, 1 South Compton Avenue.
7 p.m. Saturday, August 11. Pop's Nightclub, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
9 p.m. Friday, May 25. 2720 Cherokee, 2720 Cherokee Street.
9 p.m. Friday, April 13. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.
Rockwell Knuckles on stage at the Gramophone during his last St. Louis performance, from the Tef Poe "Coming Outta Missouri" video.When St. Louis rapper Rockwell Knuckles got on a one way plane to New York last week, it wasn't exactly a surprise to those who are close to him. He'd been hintin ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, December 9. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.
8:45 p.m. Thursday, October 27. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
The nascent Tower Groove Records gets more exciting by the day. You can read, in our earlier story, more about the collective's inception and goals. Basically, several South City stalwarts decided it was time to pool their resources, and bands have been lining up to do the same. And while it ... More >>
Nick LucchesiJeff Robtoy in his element.Tomorrow night, there are no fewer than four major local shows vying for your weekend attention. Two of them are sad occasions -- Dynabro Griffin Kay's final performance with So Many Dynamos, Glass Teeth's final show as the five-man powerhouse you've co ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, June 25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Photo from a previous show by Kiernan MaletskyYo La Tengo The Blue Note June 20, 2011 Should the New Jersey Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ever become a brick-and-mortar reality, Yo La Tengo had better have a wing to rival Springsteen's. For more than a quarter of a century now (and close to 20 y ... More >>
8 p.m., Friday, June 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6. The Chaifetz Arena, 1 South Compton Avenue.
8 p.m. Monday, May 2. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
9 p.m. Tuesday, April 19. The Billiken Club, 20 North Grand Boulevard in the Busch Student Center at Saint Louis University.
Jeremy & Claire Weiss PhotographyO'Fallon's annual Heritage & Freedom Fest is making a serious bid to be a Fair St. Louis competitor this year, in particular because of its July 4 headliner: quirk-pop heroes OK Go. Tonic is also on that day's bill. Other artists performing throughout the thre ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, April 2. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Roy KastenFitz and the Tantrums at the Duck RoomSaturday afternoon and evening in the Delmar Loop, the icepocalypse was finally subsiding after weeks of sadistic winter. Gutters and parking lanes yet proved treacherous, but the scene at the sold-out basement bar, Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, d ... More >>
Doors at 9 p.m. Sunday, January 16. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
7 p.m. Friday, November 26. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
Mia KirbyWarpaint.Music info here. More music below. Pre-Thanksgiving cramming: It's on. Friday: Beth Bombara's CD Release Show @ Off Broadway Read Christian Schaeffer's review of Bombara's new album, Wish I Were You, here. Dropkick the Robot and Old Lights are also playing. Patrons get a fr ... More >>
Earlier in October, the Incurables had the opportunity to open several Midwest dates for Alejandro Escovedo. Guitarist/vocalist Jimmy Griffin agreed to keep a tour diary for A to Z. Here's the first installment. All photos are from the Bloomington, Indiana, show. Stay tuned to A to Z for more recaps ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, October 16. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
7:30 p.m. Monday, October 4. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Secret Sound Festival Teaser from tangent mind llc on Vimeo. The St. Louis Secret Sound Society's clues and hints have finally added up to some concrete news: a two-day music and arts festival called the Secret Sound Festival. On Friday, October 29, the event kicks off with a show at Off Broadway wi ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, September 7. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
9 p.m. Saturday, September 4. The Ambassador, 9800 Halls Ferry Road.
Lots to do tonight. First, Adam Reichmann and the Ghosts of Electricity will be playing at Off Broadway. This is Reichmann's long-gestating band, featuring Jason Hutton, Mike Apirion and Steven Bunck. Show starts at 8 p.m. with an acoustic set and then morphs into a full-on band set after. Tickets a ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 20. Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
Wikimedia CommonsCoooo. I might be coming for you again, Kings of Leon. Coooo.Kings of Leon isn't letting a little pigeon poop stop it from returning to St. Louis: On Saturday, September 25, the band is doing a free show at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Now, if you were at the July 23 sh ... More >>
Something Corporate, back in the dayDuring Something Corporate's original time as a band -- roughly the years between 1998 and 2004 -- it never received its proper due. The piano-driven group didn't quite fit in with prevailing trends (although it was on then-pop-punk mecca Drive-Thru Records ... More >>
4:30 p.m. Sunday, July 25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
10 p.m. Saturday, February 13. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Avenue.
Tonight at Washington University, a Miami-based group called Youth Expressions, funded by progressive Kimberly Green and her Green Family Foundation, will perform a combination of hip-hop and poetry to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS in Africa.The touring version of Youth Expressions numbers ten young p ... More >>
Good news for anyone who missed out on buying tickets for the Ting-Tings' Blueberry Hill show, which sold out super-fast: The April 3 gig is being moved to the Pageant. This also means that the concert is now all-ages. Ticket prices are the same; openers are DJ Superconductor and Hottub. You can buy ... More >>
Close to home