Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>
Legendary punk club CBGB closed five years ago tomorrow. In its final week, the venue hosted a string of shows paying tribute its storied thirty year run, and it all culminated with a headlining set from Patti Smith. There were only a couple hundred people lucky enough to get tickets to that ... More >>
Happy Birthday Jim Henson! Tomorrow would be Jim Henson's 75th birthday. We baked him this: And then we watched this, and we fucking cried like little crybabies who left their teddy bears at the supermarket and then had an "acc-i-denn" in the carseat. Watch this you soulless automatons! If 5 ... More >>
The Shaky Hands The Shaky Hands Where: The Firebird With: The Mhurs Sounds Like: "If Mott the Hoople and Dr. Dog had a baby, it would be called Tom the Poodle, and it would sound like the Shaky Hands. The Portland band's no-frills, all-boogie presentation reclaims the spirit of the blues-jamm ... More >>
On Saturday night, a very cool exhibit is set to open at White Flag Projects. Destroy All Monsters: Hungry for Death is billed as "a survey of survey of artwork, music, video, and archival material by the seminal pre-punk/psychedelic noise group and art collective Destroy AllMonsters." Founded in 19 ... More >>
Remember when I mentioned yesterday that a recent Vintage Vinyl buy included some random pictures of famous bands in casual settings? Here's a cool one of Blondie's Debbie Harry chilling out...somewhere.
8:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 28. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City
Tuesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street).
A Michael Stipe speech actually tugs some heartstrings
The Ramones bopped toward history and an unhappy end
In a year of big-screen sadness, our critics comfort those who triumphed
My Life Without Me strums lively chords in the face of death
Week of July 17, 2002