When Lydia Loveless came to national attention in 2011 with Indestructible Machine, her second album and first for Chicago's Bloodshot Records, she seemed like every country-punk dude's dream. Hard-drinking, hard-cursing, and as influenced by Exene Cervenka as Loretta Lynn, Loveless sang like a fall ... More >>
This week, check out Galactic at the Pageant, Noah Gunderson at the Demo, Water Liars at Off Broadway and more to help defrost that tid bit nipply feeling. Check out details on these recommendations and more, and as usual, stayed tuned for Friday for more suggestions on what to see in our weekend be ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, November 18. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Jon ScorfinaHaving just returned from the St. Louis Record Show this previous Sunday, Last Collector Standing caught up with Doom Town bassist Ashley Hohman. On the way up to her third-story room in her communal home behind KDHX studios, different genres of music echo from all the neighboring ... More >>
The Knitters -- featuring John Doe, Exene Cervenka and DJ Bonebrake of X, and long-time musical pals Dave Alvin and Jonny Ray Bartel-- performed on Sunday night at the Old Rock House. Did you go? How was it? Judging by the following video, the show sounded more like a Friday night hootenanny than a ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 16. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Annie ZaleskiDex Romweber, July 2008 at Off BroadwayThis one's flying a bit under the radar, unjustly so: The almighty Dex Romweber Duo is performing at the Fox Hole at Atomic Cowboy tomorrow night, making good on drummer Sara Romweber's July 2008 promise that they'd come back. Bob Reuter's A ... More >>
Every Monday (or Tuesday), A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Euclid Records 1. Built To Spill - There Is No Enemy 2. Mountain ... More >>
Photo: Jill RitterBroken, bloody and a murderer -- what's not to love?‚ÄčKyle Jarrow's Love Kills is a different sort of musical. Set in a 1958 Nebraska jail, the plot matches two sets of lovers -- middle-age Gertrude and Merle, teen-age Charlie and Caril -- and their attempt to understand what the ... More >>
Looking for something a bit different to do tomorrow night? Head on down to Beale on Broadway to catch rockabilly act Kim Lenz & the Jaguars. The singer just released a new album, It's All True! -- and as the LP's first single, "Touch Me," proves, Lenz can hold her own with other fiery females s ... More >>
exenecervenka.comCervenkaExene Cervenka, singer of the influential LA-punk band X, who now lives in Missouri, announced on her Web site today that she has been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Cervenka, 53, posted this statement on her site:After some months of not feeling 100% healthy, I recently ... More >>
Friday, April 3 *The Ting-Tings/DJ Superconductor, Pageant *Rosebuds/Megafaun, Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center *Beach House/Raglani, Billiken Club *Goldcure, Way Out Club *Glass Waves, The Gramophone *Tionol, Schlafly Tap Room *Off With Their Heads/Humanoids, Firebird *The Spares, Music Folk *Fresh He ... More >>
Off Broadway *Marshall Crenshaw, Thursday, April 2 *Lydia, Wednesday, April 8 *Michael Jonas, Sunday, April 12 *Hot Panda, Monday, April 13 *Joy Bus, Wednesday, April 22 *Richard Buckner, Sunday, May 3 *KRISTEENYOUNG, Tuesday, May 5 Pop's *Dragonforce, Friday, April 24 *Twiztid, Saturday ... More >>
So, this year's model of SXSW snuck up on me: Two weeks from now, I'll be in Austin running around in eighty different directions, music surrounding me from the second I step off the plane. Accordingly, I'm a bit behind as to who from St. Louis is going this year. So far, my list includes:Official s ... More >>
Here are concert announcements for the week of February 17 at clubs around St. Louis! Editor's note: Keep in mind these are generally long-lead shows with national ties or last-minute local things just announced by venues -- not locals-only concerts happening in the far-off future. So don't be offen ... More >>
7 p.m. Saturday, June 28. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois
8 p.m. Monday, December 3. The Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
B-Sides highlights must-see acts in this weekend's Show-Me Blowout.
Week of May 31, 2007
St. Louis bands make a fine showing at Austin's annual indie-rock spring break.
The year that was 2006 in the St. Louis music scene
7 p.m. Monday, August 7. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois).
B-Sides catches up with ABC's Martin Fry, discusses this year's Clayton Jazz Fest and shows off the next grand-slammin' St. Louis scene trading card
The 7 Shot Screamers hang with Morrissey, tour with Exene Cervenka ó and make the Lou proud
Friday, December 23; the Way Out Club (2525 South Jefferson Avenue)
Friday, September 9; Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
Our handy guide to this year's Music Showcase
Friday, October 8; Lemmons
Friday, July 2; Frederick's Music Lounge
Don't expect Exene Cervenka to drag X quietly into the future
Saturday, August 17; Hi-Pointe
With the new release Satellite Rides, the Old 97's continue their transformation from a country-rock band to a more expansive outfit.
Poor Little Knitter on the Road (Bloodshot)