Emmylou Harris

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2014

    The Fall and the Rise of the Falls: An Interview With Singer and Songwriter Melinda Kirwin

    Into the Fire, the first release by Australian country-folk duo the Falls, didn't save the romantic relationship of Simon Rudston-Brown and Melinda Kirwin, but it did save their band. It's the best ending one might hope for, for what should have been an utterly doomed endeavor. The six songs -- orig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis From October 14 to October 20

    This week, check out Alexis Gideon, Bill Callahan and Gateway to the West Fest to start things off. After that, gear up for a crazy weekend including one of the busiest Sundays we've seen in some time. Read on for multiple picks from our critics, and as always, stay tuned to our weekend post for eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: March 15 to 17

    It's one of those weeks. My laptop broke, my vehicle broke and ultimately, my wallet's broke. Fortunately, some shows will cost a mere $5 to provide some cheer to get over these betrayals by machines (proof that you don't have to break the bank for a good time practically anytime: check out the pri ... More >>

  • Music

    October 4, 2012

    First Aid Kit

    8:45 p.m. Saturday, October 6. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2012

    The Six Best Songs About The Moon For Neil Armstrong

    If you find yourself in this corner of the Internet, it is safe to assume you heard about Neil Armstrong's passing. If not, sorry you had to hear it this way. In honor of Earth's first lunar visitor, here are the six best songs about the moon. Let us know your favorites in our comments section (a pl ... More >>

  • Music

    June 7, 2012

    Shannon McNally

    8 p.m. Thursday, June 7. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Satan is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers Author at Tonight's Noir at the Bar

    Tonight's guest at Subterranean Books' Noir at the Bar reading series is of particular interest to us here at RFT Music: It's Benjamin Whitmer, who wrote Satan is Real: The Ballad of the Louvin Brothers with Charlie Louvin before he died last year. It tells the story of the pioneering country music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Six

    Part One: The Union Electric, Sweet Tooth, King Kong Magnetics, Warm Jets USA Part Two: Glass Teeth, Ryan Spearman, the Breaks and Adult Fur Part Three: Rum Drum Ramblers, Humanoids, Old Lights and Volcanoes Part Four: Bo & the Locomotive, Rockwell Knuckles, Dubb Nubb and Palace Part Five: Sleepy Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    Darrell Scott is Coming to Old Rock House

    Darrell Scott is more well known for his associations. He's written songs for country superstars ranging from Faith Hill to the Dixie Chicks to Brad Paisley and has performed alongside Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris and is a member of Robert Plant's Band of Joy. He brings his own headlining tour to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    "Life Has To Mirror What Goes On Sonically": An Interview with Jesse Sykes

    Jesse Sykes looks like a stunt double for a young Emmylou Harris, and over the course of her decade-long career, she has almost sounded like she wanted to play that part. But with guitarist Phil Wandscher and her evolving band the Sweet Hereafter, Sykes has deliberately pushed against country folk t ... More >>

  • Music

    June 9, 2011

    Robert Plant

    8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three to Play the Newport Folk Festival in 2011

    For the second year in a row, Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three will be playing the prestigious Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island. Pokey and co. will be performing on Saturday, July 30, the same day that the Decemberists headline. (Other acts performing that day include Gillian Welch, Gogol ... More >>

  • Music

    February 24, 2011

    Prairie Rehab


  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Prairie Rehab, Formed By Ex-Members of the Linemen, Emerges With New Music​On Friday, August 13, at the Schlafly Tap Room, Morgan Nusbaum (The 75s/Bruiser Queen), Tenement Ruth and Prairie Rehab are playing a free show. The latter is the new group formed by the members of the Linemen, sans singer Kevin Butterfield. Prairie Rehab's sound is ce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2010

    Review Photos: Lilith Fair St. Louis, Featuring Mary J. Blige, Court Yard Hounds, Metric, Emmylou Harris, Sarah McLachlan, Friday, July 16

    Jon GitchoffMary J. Blige, live at Lilith Fair​"This is so much better than I could have ever imagined," exclaimed Mary J. Blige, as the Lilith Fair crowd cheered wildly for her. The same could be said about yesterday's all-day show at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. While negative publicit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Lilith Fair 2010: The St. Louis Schedule [Updated]​Lilith Fair St. Louis is finally happening this Friday, July 16. Did you check out our Metric interview with Emily Haines yet? Just wait -- we'll have outtakes from the chat tomorrow. Now, I know people are curious as to what act was playing at what time on Friday -- and s ... More >>

  • Music

    May 19, 2010
  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, Emmylou Harris Added to St. Louis Lilith Fair Line-up

    Kelly Clarkson will be at Lilith Fair in St. Louis.​Pop powerhouse Kelly Clarkson, hip-hop diva Mary J. Blige and country legend Emmylou Harris will be joining previously announced acts Sarah McLachlan and Metric at the St. Louis stop of the Lilith Fair on Friday, July 16. Others scheduled to ... More >>

  • Music

    March 24, 2010

    Patty Griffin

    8 p.m. Friday, March 26. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    St. Louis Is Getting a Lilith Fair Date

    Stop smirking: The fact that St. Louis snagged a date on the being-routed Lilith Fair is kind of awesome. This year's list of artists playing some (or all) of the dates for the reactivated all-female-artists tour -- nothing's set in stone yet -- is bordering on the incredible: Heart! Cat Power! Lore ... More >>

  • Music

    January 13, 2010

    Ricky Skaggs

    8 p.m. Friday, January 15. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2010

    R.I.P. Larry Weir of KDHX

    Larry Weir ​A sad follow-up to my blogpost from Monday: Larry Weir of KDHX passed away earlier this morning. He was 57. Always smiling, always patient, Weir was a fixture at the KDHX studios, and affected all who worked for (or have volunteered for) the station. Funeral and visitation informat ... More >>

  • Music

    December 9, 2009

    Homespun: Rough Shop

    Just Because It Was Christmas
    (Perdition Records)

  • Music

    December 3, 2008

    Shawn Colvin

    8 p.m. Wednesday, December 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Music

    July 4, 2007

    Emmylou Harris

    8 p.m. Saturday, July 7. Budweiser Main Stage, on the Arch grounds, as part of Live on the Levee.

  • Music

    November 1, 2006

    Beat Happenings

    Music news you can use

  • Music

    May 31, 2006

    Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris

    All the Roadrunning (Warner Brothers/Nonesuch)

  • Music

    February 22, 2006

    Rodney Crowell

    Friday, February 24, at 8 p.m. at the Sheldon Concert Hall (3648 Washington Boulevard.)

  • Music

    January 4, 2006

    The Woodys

    Saturday, January 7; Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue)

  • News

    December 21, 2005

    Down Home Delights

    Ten of the best from Nashville and elsewhere

  • Music

    April 6, 2005

    Being There

    We talk movies with Allison Moorer and pit the Moz against Nick Carter

  • Music

    February 9, 2005

    Inside the Butt Kisser's Studio

    Caitlin Cary gets the full-on Lipton treatment

  • Music

    October 15, 2003

    Big Country

    Try as she might, Emmylou Harris can't leave behind her roots

  • Music

    July 23, 2003

    Reconsider Him

    Warren Zevon's past is finally unearthed

  • Music

    December 12, 2001

    Marty Stuart

    Saturday, Dec. 15; Incahoots

  • Film

    October 17, 2001

    God's Gift

    From the Mountain come joyous songs about life, death and redemption

  • Music

    August 22, 2001

    Whole Lot of Fun

    Metropolis St. Louis again attempts to stir enthusiasm for downtown life with a new incarnation of "The Lot"

  • Music

    August 8, 2001

    American Icon

    Emmylou Harris keeps proving herself to be one of country music's most important artists

  • Music

    July 18, 2001

    Various Artists

    Music From and Inspired by the Motion Picture Songcatcher (Vanguard)

  • Music

    January 31, 2001

    Tom Rush

    Friday, Feb. 2; Sheldon Concert Hall.

  • Music

    January 24, 2001

    Tim Easton

    The Truth About Us (New West)

  • Music

    November 1, 2000

    Sam Bush

    Thursday, Nov. 2; Cicero's

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000
  • Music

    June 7, 2000

    Torch and Twang

    The fourth annual Twangfest, the biggest and the best so far, celebrates some of the country's best roots artists

  • Music

    November 24, 1999


    Poor Little Knitter on the Road (Bloodshot)

  • Music

    May 12, 1999
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    May 5, 1999
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    December 2, 1998

    Parlor Secrets

    Kate and Anna McGarrigle gather family and close friends to create a recording built on deep bonds and memories

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