Jessica Lea Mayfield has often said that some of her favorite music is '90s alternative rock - Stone Temple Pilots, Foo Fighters -- and that Dave Grohl, especially, was an inspiration as she began her career in music as a teenager. If you listened closely to the Kent, Ohio native's first two albums, ... More >>
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Time constraints occasionally preclude us from being able to preview every single great show in town. There's only so many hours in the week, and we have to keep the trains running on time in addition to writing up these recommendational blurbs. That said, a couple of shows early this week warrant y ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
The Black Keys | Arctic Monkeys April 27, 2012 Chaifetz Arena There was a nice moment in the middle of the Black Keys' impressive concert last night when guitarist/singer Dan Auerbach sent hired guns Gus Seyffert and John Wood away so he could play alone with drummer Patrick Carney. It was a nod to ... More >>
JD McPherson Blueberry Hill's Duck Room April 26, 2012 JD McPherson's signature song, "North Side Gal," is a hit waiting for a chart, a single looking for a jukebox, an irresistible dance number on its way to a rockabilly rhythm & blues sock hop that doesn't exist anywhere, save all the joints where ... More >>
Photo by Kiernan MaletskyBlack Keys Stagesaurus Rex The infield is packed with people to tired to stand. There's a throng by the stage, obviously, but the middle third of the place is strictly asses on the ground. We're getting to that point, toward the end of any festival, where the antici ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, May 13. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Katie MoultonGood luck trying to capture anyone still at a Black Joe Lewis showWith every music writer in America comparing Black Joe Lewis to shout-it-out soul idols Wilson Pickett and James Brown himself, I expected last night's show at Off Broadway to be all about the man and his vocals. I ... More >>
Pieter M Van HattemTo surrender to the sway of the Black Keys is to worship at the altar of the Riff. The Riff is holy; the Riff is sacred; the Riff may seem simple but is, in fact, really, really fucking awesome. If you can't get down to Dan Auerbach's thick, fuzzy blues riffs and Patrick Ca ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, June 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Who says the record store is dead? Not us here in St. Louis, where both Vintage Vinyl and Euclid Records sold a lot of tunes. Below, please find the top selling albums from both stores, including a separate top vinyl list from VV. Enjoy! Vintage Vinyl: Top CDs 1. Murphy Lee - You See Me 2. ... More >>
Rhino Records Rhino Records just sent over a press release with the tracklisting and cover art for the soundtrack of the St. Louis-shot Up In the Air . Due December 1, the collection contains cuts from Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Elliott Smith and CSNY, among others. And as we reported r ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, February 2. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
8 p.m. Saturday, December 2. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street).
The Black Keys bring old-school flair to their tunes. Just don't call them a blues band.