• Blogs

    May 28, 2014

    Cover/Tribute Band: Meet the 2014 RFT Music Award Nominees

    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 year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    From The Beatles To Arctic Monkeys: How The Five Waves Of British Invasion Stack Up

    This and that Union Jack dress that Ginger Spice wore are just part of a list of uncomfortable moments in British invasion history.​Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner looked dapper and distinctively British on the cover of SPIN's recent Success Issue. The slight singer sports a skinny suit th ... More >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2011

    The Joy Formidable

    8 p.m. Friday, April 22. The Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    Girl Talk at the Pageant, Thursday, January 8: Show Review Photos

    Better than: A crowded dorm-room party with cheap beer and cheap vodka drank out of red plastic cups, awkward grinding and an iTunes playlist full of cheesy dance hits. Actually, wait - that was kind of what the show was. Slide ShowThere's no easy way to review last night's Girl Talk show, mainly b ... More >>

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    January 21, 2008
  • Music

    December 19, 2007

    The Livers

    9 p.m. Tuesday, December 25. Way Out Club, 2525 South Jefferson Avenue.

  • Music

    November 21, 2007

    The Brits Are Alright

    With a new four-CD retrospective, Rhino Records captures the agony and ecstasy of the golden age of Modern English rock.

  • Music

    June 6, 2007


    7 p.m. Thursday, June 7. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.

  • Music

    July 7, 2004

    Armand Van Helden

    New York: A Mix Odyssey (Tommy Boy)

  • Music

    November 26, 2003


    Wednesday, December 3; the Gargoyle at Washington University

  • Music

    January 15, 2003

    Lavigne en Rose

    Our latest pop phenomenon, deconstructed for your convenience

  • Music

    December 25, 2002

    Glorious Glut

    Could '02' mean "Oh, too many records?"

  • Music

    September 18, 2002

    Fresh Fruit

    Dare to eat a peach? Meet the globe-hopping electroslut who's turning on everyone from Boy George to Lil' Kim.

  • Music

    August 21, 2002

    Juliana Hatfield

    Sunday, August 25; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room

  • Music

    July 10, 2002

    The Dishes with the Gentleman Callers

    Thursday, July 11; Rocket Bar

  • Music

    December 27, 2000

    Ode to Joy

    The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000

  • Music

    November 3, 1999


    Even after 23 years, the Buzzcocks have inspiration to spare