Under normal circumstances I despise inane small talk and "how's the weather" chatter, but for the purposes of filling these show-pick-posts' opening paragraphs with content, its a consistent fallback. That said, I wore a jacket outside this weekend! WHOA HOLY SHIT. Sometimes I think I could write ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, September 11. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
8 p.m. Monday, April 12. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard.
Andrew Bird concerts don't follow the normal dynamics of a rock & roll show. The singer, guitarist and violinist takes time to create layers of loops with his battery of effects pedals, and most songs take a minute or so to come into full bloom. What the audience experiences is not so much a con ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, January 11. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
B-Sides cuts right to the Heartless Bastards, intellectualizes Hayseed Dixie and dissects the anatomy of the common punk rocker