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Electric Six

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Lyle Lovett, The Whigs, Lil Boosie and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    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 >>

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    November 5, 2012

    Electric Six is Worth Seeing Nine Times: Here's Why

    Even for a band that tours frequently, Electric Six rolls into town quite often. The dance-rocker's show tomorrow (Tuesday, November 6) will be its fifth appearance at the relatively young Firebird, and before that E6 also performed at Fubar and the late Creepy Crawl. I've seen almost all of the ban ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012

    Die Antwoord, Matthew Sweet, Murphy's Law and More in This Week's New Show Announcements

    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 >>

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    February 22, 2012

    Official First-Ballot Inductees to the Simpsons' Music Hall of Fame: I Bent My Wookie

    The sheer longevity of The Simpsons would be impressive if it wasn't so frightening. Consider: A person born on the day of the first non-Tracey Ullman Show episode is now 22 years old. And if characters from the show actually aged, Bart Simpson would be three years away from being able to assume the ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Seven Very Homoerotic Music Videos: We're in the Mood for Some Hot Man Muffin

    ​This week, the U.S. finally dealt with one of those pesky civil rights issues we've been putting off for a while. Don't Ask Don't Tell is now a sordid thing of the past, and we want to celebrate the only way we know how. We rounded up our favorite music videos that celebrate men loving men, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    Handsome Furs and Electric Six Lead New Show Announcements

    Handsome Furs.​ Now that Wolf Parade is dunzo, Dan Boeckner can focus on Atlas Strategic and Handsome Furs, you'll find the latter duo, Boeckner and wife Alexei Perry, at Off Broadway August 24. Irish crooner Nigel Mooney has two dates at the Missouri Botanical Gardens this month--see him Ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Show Review: Electric Six, The Constellations and The Breaks at The Firebird, October 31

    Dance!​The current Electric Six show is consistent, bordering on predictable. Long time fans know that the group's set is going to include a handful of songs that never leave the set, but it'll otherwise focus on its latest album. Dick Valentine will rant about his drummer in the middle of "Fu ... More >>

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    October 29, 2010

    Five Unexpected Places That Electric Six's Music Has Appeared in 2010

    ​Despite releasing seven albums and amassing a cult of fans through relentless touring -- its appearance at the Firebird this Sunday is their third St. Louis show in twelve months -- Electric Six is still known to most people for two songs: "Danger! High Voltage" and "Gay Bar." So while the ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2010

    Ten Halloween-Themed Things To Do This Weekend

    Evan Swigart/Wikimedia Commons​It's Halloween weekend! Spooky! Don your best costume and head out to the following events. Don't forget to check our main music page for more concerts going on around town this weekend. Friday: Skate or Die! @ The St. Louis Skatium Rollerskating, live bands and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of June 3

    Brooklyn quintet the National will play their first St. Louis show in three years on September 30 with Owen Pallett.​ BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups *The Randy Oxford Band, July 14 *Harper, June 24 Blueberry Hill--Duck Room *Pernikoff Brothers, July 17 Cicero's *Fierce Bad Rabbit, June 6 *Rai ... More >>

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    March 30, 2010

    St. Louis Show Announcements: Week of March 30

    The Black Keys​The Pageant *Gregg Allman, May 26 *The Black Keys, June 10 Off Broadway *Oakhurst, April 11 *Dave Gonzalez and The Stone River Boys, April 15 *Rosie Flores Band/Jon Langford, April 18 *James Brown Tribute, April 30 *Dave Olney and Steve Dawson, May 1 *The Hillbenders, May 8 *Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    Show Review Setlist: Electric Six at the Firebird, December 30

    Although the club wasn't lucky enough to nab Electric Six for the actual holiday, the Firebird scored big by getting the Detroit sextet to play on New Year's Eve Eve. The group's funky synths and churning hard-rock guitars combine with frontman Dick Valentine's uproarious lyrics and cocky delivery t ... More >>

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    December 30, 2009

    Interview: Dick Valentine of Electric Six, Playing at the Firebird Tonight

    ​Among the usual hard-partying social climbers and cocky but insecure sleazebags that populate Electric Six's new album, KILL, is a factory worker who complains of pain and ponders taking a day off, but ultimately decides that he's where he belongs. It's not hard to imagine that Electric Six f ... More >>

  • Music

    December 23, 2009

    Electric Six

    9:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 30. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

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    October 27, 2009

    St. Louis Concert Announcements: Week Of October 27

    Electric Six!The Pageant *The Unconscious/The Great Crusades, Monday, December 28 *Memories of Elvis, Saturday, January 9 Off Broadway *Afro Zep, Saturday, November 7 *Frontier Ruckus/Theodore, Sunday, November 15 *The Rural Alberta Advantage/Shaky Hands, Wednesday, December 9 *Funky Butt Brass Band ... More >>

  • Music

    November 28, 2007

    Electric Six

    7 p.m. Monday, December 3. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard

  • Music

    April 25, 2007

    Blonde Ambition

    Electric Six vocalist Dick Valentine finds himself beloved by fratboys. Plus, two fearless writers review the Rod Stewart concert experience.

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