Editor's Note: Coachella Music Festival split into two weekends for 2013. Read on for the best of Weekend One, from writers at our sister paper, the LA Weekly.Karen O's Outfit Karen O's wardrobe on Friday night was bad ass. The Yeah Yeah Yeah's front woman appeared on the main stage in a technicolor ... More >>
Karaoke can be a dangerous endeavor. What can you sing that won't make friends shun you? How can you go balls-out during your next performance? Each week in "Ask a Karaoke Host," RFT Music writer and professional karaoke host Allison Babka answers your burning questions about maximizing your melodio ... More >>
Dropkick Murphys' vaguely annual trip to St. Louis happened to fall on that holiest of days for getting weird, Halloween. There were kilts (as you can see), there was face paint, there was dancing and oh lord was there drinking. In short, the Pageant was a pretty damn good party last night. RFT Musi ... More >>
Last minute, very important update! It's here! Happy day, everyone. And ho buddy do we have just the celebratory update to this here official RFT recommended Halloween show list: A bunch of punks and rock & rollers are going to do cover sets on the second floor of 2720 Cherokee. To wit, from the Fac ... More >>
That most excellent of holidays -- the one where we get to dress up in goofy costumes, the one where it's considered par for the course to vandalize your neighbors' houses, the one where strangers give children candy and everyone is cool with it -- HALLOWEEN is nigh! Skeleton decorations blanket the ... More >>
After sixteen years of growl, music lovers can't help but think of Dropkick Murphys when someone mentions Boston. The band with equal parts swagger and bagpipes is as much a part of the fabric of Beantown as the brownstones that dominate the city. Despite the Murphys' undying love for the Red Sox, S ... More >>
Well I'm feeling pretty good about myself today. Over the weekend I managed to get myself kicked out of the Justin Bieber concert at Scottrade Center while working on a review, proving that even in my old age I still got it. In my youth I was actually quite capable of being kicked out of any and all ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, October 31. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
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 >>
Whether Justin Bieber is being chased by a pack of fans while riding a Segway or pretending to get shot and killed on a popular television show, he can is increasingly dispatched in any setting. Your moment of certainty came this weekend, when Bieber and 50 Cent accompanied Floyd Mayweather, Jr., ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, November 30. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Todd OwyoungFlogging Molly at the Pageant in 2010When the world ends, I'd like to be dancing, stomping and singing in the pit at a Flogging Molly concert. One could do worse. Last night at the sold-out Pageant, the Irish-punk band rallied the masses with a versatility that glimmered through ... More >>
Todd OwyoungIt may have been Mardi Gras in Soulard, but Saturday night in University City, you would have assumed St. Patrick's Day showed up a little early. Covered in green, Mardi Gras beads and Guinness-infused grins, thousands shuffled into the Pageant to take in the beloved Boston punker ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Marsha Ambrosius' Late Nights, Early Mornings*Marsha Ambrosius, Late Nights, Early Mornings SoundSavvy.com reviewed the former Floetry songstress' latest, s ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, February 5. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Interpol fans (and former fans turned skeptics) get a second Interpol date in 2010; you don't even have to sit through U2. At the Pageant with School of Seven Bells (!) February 11. BB's Jazz Blues and Soups *Michael "Iron Man" Burks, December 4 Chaifetz Arena *Mike Epps, April 1
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Lola bartender and co-owner Matt McMullin. Alissa NelsonWelcome to Lola! May we suggest something old-fashioned -- like, say, an Old Fashioned?"What if a d ... More >>
7 p.m. Friday, October 9. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
8 p.m. Wednesday, February 25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
9 p.m. Tuesday, October 7. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street.
8 p.m. Monday, March 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard
B-Sides analyzes the state of the Irish-punk scene, talks jazz and shoes with Jamie Cullum and shows you where to download some primo tunes this week
Tuesday, January 24; Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
Singles Collection Volume 2: 1998-2004 (Hellcat)
Gauge your youthfulness at the Warped Tour
A feast of sweet summer sounds awaits you
Fuel your New Year's Eve with these boozy sing-along tunes
And your love of punk-pop may be forgiven
Week of September 10, 2003
Tuesday, September 16; Mississippi Nights