Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Go to shows! Go to shows! Go to shows! OK, so one of those makes the other a bit difficult, but we know you have it in you. Grab a shovel, some snow boots, whatever it takes to make way for some great music this week (plus, we hear the forecast is beginning to ... More >>
In case you forgot: I gave myself the brain-crushing mission to make a show diary for every weekend in March. This is the third installment in my four-part project.
Like the rest of us, my party time was cut short this weekend by twelve inches of snow. I'll have to cover JC Brooks and the Uptown So ... More >>
Another weekend of great St. Louis shows: Hot 104.1's Super Jam is this weekend at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, and in case you missed it Master P got added to the already stacked bill -- No Limit soldiers, take note. Twangfest also continues this weekend with shows Friday and Saturday at Off Broa ... More >>
Show Me Shows is a video series documenting bands living in and traveling to St. Louis.
This Friday, June 8, the Skekses will release its excellent new EP, Curse My Name at a show at the Heavy Anchor with Magic City and Lonesome Cowboy Ryan. Read RFT Senior Music Writer Christian Schaeffer's review ... More >>
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A backyard is as good a place as any to start a movement. That's where, in two separate neighborhoods over roughly nine months, 22 bands outlined the edges of a music collective, filled them in over beer and launched Tower Groove Records. They collected votes and took turns. The ... More >>
Off Broadway: Friday, February 24
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"So calm on the surface, but down there, everything's just eating the hell out of everything else." --Barry Hannah, on bodies of water.
Justin Kinkel-Schuster writes sentences that end in periods. He does not exclaim ... More >>
image viaEverything produced by JKPublishing is bound by hand.Not many will admit it, but something inside even the most high-toned of literary snobs shrivels and dies a little when he or she hears the word "poetry reading." Why do you think they always serve liquor at those things?
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Stag Feminism = Winning Combination!Lady-centric lit mag Bad Shoe is having its sixth issue release party next Wednesday, August 3rd, at the increasingly incomparable El Lenador for Johnny Vegas' South City institution Stag Nite. Yes, we are totally excited about this, somewhat-awkward Stag ... More >>
Jason Torbitzky playing with Theodore. Photo by Ellen HergetTheodore's Jason Torbitzky is making his leave from the band much in the way he played with it: Without flailing or fanfare. His new job won't leave enough time to devote to the band; his final show will be tomorrow for the Union Ele ... More >>