If you are like me, you drive a car with a broken cd player. So you have to listen to the radio while driving, and you end up on NPR most of the time because you are sick of Adele on the commercial stations and your favorite independent music channel always seems to have a zydeco show on when you're ... More >>
Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. Ravi Shankar passed away this week at the age of 92. I can't admit to being a massive fan; by the time ... More >>
Diplomacy between nations doesn't always involve dignitaries or high-level negotiations. A group with a presence in St. Louis engages in "cultural diplomacy," which involves exchanging musical expertise between Americans and countries often hit hard by conflict. Since it became incorporated as a non ... More >>
Last weekend, Chuck Berry gave fans in Chicago a scare: A New Year's Day concert ended prematurely after the 84-year-old fell ill. This gig aside, however, Berry remains a workhorse: Without fail, he plays monthly at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, and he told Rolling Stone last year that he's working o ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 3. Sheldon Concert Hall, (3648 Washington Boulevard.)
Your guide to St. Louis music from now till Labor Day.
8 p.m. Saturday, February 24. Sheldon Concert Hall (3648 Washington Boulevard).
So the Webster Concert Choir throws one
Week of October 13, 2004
Jazz instead of rocks
The up-and-coming St. Louis Brass Band gives some lip to more established groups
Local music retailers are facing tough times and coming up with new ways to combat slumping sales across the industry -- if they don't file for bankruptcy, that is
Secret Ellington (True Life Entertainment) / 1969: All-Star White House Tribute (Blue Note)