Eric Johnson

  • Music

    May 31, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: January 13 to 15

    This was the first week of torrential show announcements for 2012, and we've got a weekend to match. The Civil Wars play a sold-out Pageant on Sunday, Eric Johnson's at Old Rock House and you're forgiven for missing Emperor X at the Billiken Club -- he's playing the Firebird this weekend. On the loc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Henry Rollins, Old 97s Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    Courtesy of the artistHot.​From the looks of it, we're in for another killer spring as far as concerts are concerned. The Old 97's bring that highly accessible Texas twang to The Pageant is a bright spot on January 21. Henry Rollins, he of nimble mind and Black Flag fame also heads to the Page ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Vetiver and Fruit Bats At Off Broadway, 9/19/11: Review and Setlists

    Roy KastenVetiver at Off Broadway​Fruit Bats | Vetiver Off Broadway September 19, 2011 Most shows don't change your life; most don't even even rack up a couple of Instagrams on Twitter. Most are bands doing what they're paid to do and giving people what they paid to hear. The exchange can sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2011

    Beirut and the Smith Westerns Lead This Week's New Show Announcements

    Beirut. ​A spate of new concerts for your future listening pleasure: Beirut is coming to the Pageant on October 9, and the band's newest, The Rip Tide, is out on August 30. Ramshackle garage rockers the Smith Westerns are back at the Firebird in September. Everyone knows the best hardcore com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    The Blues' Blazing Start

    ​​I lucked out yesterday and managed to finagle myself a pair of tickets to the Blues game through a work acquaintance. Unfortunately, since it was a noon start (when did they start having hockey games in the middle of the day?), everyone I knew was working and unable to go with me. I briefly co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    LouFest, Day Two: Fruit Bats, Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons

    Jon GitchoffCory Chisel at LouFest. More photos from day two here.​"You guys like sad songs in the sunshine, right?" Cory Chisel asked the crowd before beginning "So Wrong For Me," three songs into the Wandering Sons' late-afternoon set. The song was quiet and acoustic, and it only became swee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    World Series Ticket Scandal Case Moves Forward

    After many months' delay, the case of John Chasnoff v. St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Board of Commissioners is now moving -- relatively speaking -- at a good clip. Chasnoff, a local gadfly who has been seeking access to the police department's internal affairs file co ... More >>

  • Music

    November 19, 2008

    Sonny Landreth

    9 p.m. Thursday, November 20. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

  • News

    December 20, 2006

    Unreal News Challenge 2006

    Week of December 21, 2006

  • Film

    March 15, 2006

    Film Openings

    Week of March 16, 2006

  • Music

    July 27, 2005

    Fruit Bats

    Spelled in Bones (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    March 17, 2004

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of March 17, 2004

  • Music

    October 22, 2003


    Iron & Wine and Fruit Bats are leading the new folk revolution

  • Music

    September 17, 2003

    Clean Living

    Chris Duarte has kicked addiction, but he still has the blues

  • Music

    February 26, 2003

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of February 26, 2003

  • Music

    May 26, 1999