Doug E. Fresh

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    February 10, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis From January 10 to 16

    This week, Fitz and the Tantrums, Eleni Mandell, Heatsick, Cheap Art and more stop into town. Plan a romantic weekend with yourself or someone else, or just go out every other night this week and stay in to watch Lifetime movies to your heart's content come Cupid's retribution on Friday. Love it or ... More >>

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    July 20, 2012

    What's Really Wrong with Hip-Hop?

    Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Jill Scott at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 8/4/11: Review

    Wikimedia Commons​Jill Scott | Mint Condition Verizon Wireless Amphitheater August 4, 2011 Last year, St. Louis ardently welcomed Jill Scott as she opened for Maxwell on their controversially short-lived US tour. Last night, she returned in spectacular fashion, this time to headline the Summe ... More >>

  • Music

    August 4, 2011

    Jill Scott

    7 p.m. Thursday, August 4. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive.

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    June 28, 2011

    Essence Music Festival 2011: What to Expect, What to See and More

    ​The Essence Music Festival is the premiere mainstream R&B festival -- but its ambitious scope encompasses a whole lot more. The main events are evening concerts with more than 40 household-name acts in R&B, urban contemporary, soul, hip hop and jazz, including mainstage shows stacked with hea ... More >>

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    March 13, 2011

    Review: Salt-n-Pepa and the Legends of Hip Hop Tour, The Chaifetz Arena, Saturday, March 12

    Todd OwyoungSalt-n-Pepa​This year marks the 25th anniversary of Salt-N-Papa's groundbreaking debut, Hot, Cool and Vicious - and the ladies seem to be finding their second wind. Building on the success of 2010's Fresh Fest tour, the assiduous femcees headlined another all-star roster featuring ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of December 2

    Garage pop goddesses Dum Dum Girls play the Billiken Club February 23.​ 2720 Cherokee *Justin Torres Loop Project, December 4 Billiken Club *Dum Dum Girls, February 23 Blueberry Hill *Eikon, January 6 *The Coronas, March 4 *The Great Affairs, December 7

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    August 18, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of August 19

    Kings of Leon will show their faces again at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on September 25. ​ 2720 Cherokee *Two Fresh, September 5 *Vibesquad, August 26 America's Center *MBE Music Fest: Doug E. Fresh, Fonzworth Bentley Apop Records *UV Race, September 26 Blueberry Hill *Chuck Berry, Septe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2010

    Common, DJ Needles at Celebrate St. Louis, Friday, July 9

    Although this year's mammoth Celebrate St. Louis concert series has been moved off the levee due to high water levels on the Mississippi (and is therefore no longer called Live on the Levee), the change of venue had little effect on the huge turnout. Fans piled into Soldiers Memorial Park to see Chi ... More >>

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    February 3, 2010

    Fresh Fest featuring Salt-N-Pepa

    8 p.m. Saturday, February 6. The Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    St. Louis Concert Announcements: Week Of December 22

    ​Firebird *The Human Zoo, Saturday, January 2 *Postcard, Saturday, January 2 *Drewtalk, Sunday, January 3 *Fer de Lance, Friday, January 8 *Russell Bliss, Saturday, January 9 *Team Relevance/Murder City Players, Friday, January 15 *Final Veil, Thursday, January 21 *Luca Brasi/Shooting with Annie, ... More >>

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    December 16, 2009

    Salt-N-Pepa, Slick Rick, Biz Markie and Other Hip-Hop Luminaries Bring "Fresh Fest" to Chaifetz Arena

    On Saturday, February 6, the "Fresh Fest" is hitting the Chaifetz Arena. The list of performers at the show is awe-inspiring: Salt-N-Pepa, Biz Markie, Slick Rick, Doug E. Fresh, Whodini and Big Daddy Kane. Tickets are $44.50 and $55.50 and go on sale Saturday, December 19 at 10 a.m. I'm most excite ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    St. Louis Concert Announcements: Week Of August 4

    Firebird *All Leather, Saturday August 22 *The Incurables, Saturday, August 22 (late show) *Ready the Destroyer/Sink the Bismark, Monday, August 24 *Pretty Little Empire/Theodore/Paper Dolls, Tuesday, August 25 *Hurts to Laugh, Friday, August 28 *Titus Andronicus, Tuesday, September 8 *These United ... More >>

  • Music

    June 23, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of June 23, 2004

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    June 23, 2004

    Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick and Biz Markie

    Monday, June 28; the Pageant

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    May 1, 2002

    Poll Position

    The RFT Music Awards lets you be the judge

  • Music

    January 31, 2001

    Spin Job

    The Rocket Bar joins the ranks of St. Louis clubs looking to snare DJ aficionados

  • Music

    December 15, 1999


    DJ-cum-producer Dan "the Automator" Nakamura finds his musical niche