The 2014 Riverfront Times Music Showcase will be held this year on June 7 in the Grove! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music will be making our cases for all 140 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this yea ... More >>
It takes twenty stomps to ascend the white staircase to David Beeman's Native Sound Studio. Only after one navigates a bar in the midst of construction are the stairs visible. Two confused, yet affable builders stare bemused. The bespectacled nods left and says, "You just go up those stairs. Don't t ... More >>
So yeah, in case you missed it: Hello, I will be your new music editor starting January 7. I now completely believe that the world is going to end this weekend, because the fact that I got myself a full-time job that I don't hate is frankly too good to be true. Actually, wouldn't it be funny if I ... More >>
Plenty of excellent shows this week; particularly as we enter the weekend -- local releases galore. We'll get into that in more detail on the weekend post though. Supposedly, the world is ending this weekend as well. I know what you are thinking, and I don't really buy it either, but then again the ... 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 >>
Photo by Nate Burrell Old Lights' new 10", Like Strangers, is a brutal love story told over six tracks that move with hypnotizing grace. Its the sort of record that you just keep listening to. Its guitars, keys and vocals tee off on one sweet spot after another, peeling off seamlessly or dro ... More >>
The Blind EyesSt. Louis' unseasonably harsh winter has been a boon for local bands, many of whom have spent the time indoors hammering out new tunes. Here's a brief round-up of upcoming releases from The Blind Eyes, Sleepy Kitty, The Incurables and Old Lights.
In recent months, the band Old Lights has cropped up everywhere around town (and beyond): opening for Magnolia Electric Co. in Columbia, playing after the Decemberists in the Halo Bar and tomorrow, opening the Constantines/Crystal Antlers show at the Duck Room. (For good measure, the band is also pl ... More >>
9 p.m. Wednesday, October 15. Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard.
9 p.m. Friday, April 13. The Billiken Club at Saint Louis University (20 North Grand Boulevard).