Paramore is back, and busier than ever. The band just completed its first destination cruise with fans (cleverly dubbed Parahoy!), which included four days and nights aboard the Norwegian Pearl, sailing from Miami to Great Stirrup Cay. Fans enjoyed two outdoor shows by Paramore, a Q&A on the cruise ... More >>
Motion City Soundtrack is a pretty rockin' band. The pop-punk five-piece has performed or collaborated with some big-time friends, including Fall Out Boy, Blink-182, Trampled By Turtles, Weezer and the Dead Girls. And in its decade-plus of non-stop touring, the Minneapolis group regularly swings by ... More >>
Getting your celebrity gossip from "TMZ" is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. Did you know that mu ... More >>
HEY YOU, READ THIS: People seem to habitually gloss over these intro paragraphs and miss the fact that they, too, are filled with picks and suggestions for excellent show-going adventures for the weekend. Don't do that! There is simply too much great music in St. Louis, so we've been trying to make ... More >>
Fall Out Boy, fresh off of hiatus and touring in support of a new album, will be coming to the Pageant this Friday, and we've got two tickets to give away!
Whiskey War Festival will take place June 29 at a St. Charles VFW hall, with performances by Jack Grelle and the Johnson Family, Brown Bottle Fever and Whiskey War Mountain Rebellion, as well as many others. Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship's big comic book release show is this Friday at Foam, and Pete ... More >>
It's a common cliché by now: Some snobby, balding guy with glasses in every bar across America rants and raves about how he only likes "the old stuff" by every band. "I liked the first record," is his creed. This character floats around, bumming everyone out and sucking all the fun out of a karaoke ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Sunday, November 4. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
Before we get into it: I am sure you are all already aware that White Rabbits is playing in town this week. And I am sure you've all seen this ubiquitous press photo, wherein all the members of the band are sprawled lazily on the floor, haphazardly surrounded by their hopelessly-tangled instrument c ... More >>
8 p.m. Monday, October 8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Photo by Kiernan MaletskyPatrick Stump Fubar August 4, 2011 Credit Patrick Stump for his artistic integrity. Which is to say: He is currently creating the exact music he wants to, the stuff that comes from somewhere in the marrow of his bones. That much is clear. But the Fall Out Boy voca ... More >>
Courtesy of the artist.Patrick Stump is at a strange place, career-wise. As the guitarist and lead singer in Fall Out Boy, he helped instill a limber tunefulness many of the bands' pop punk peers lacked. That was one of many reasons FOB built a huge following -- but even those tracking Stump ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Monday, August 1. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
History shows that Axl Rose doesn't like cameras. The cell phone era must drive him batshit crazy. Overshadowed by the celebration of Independence Day, another explosive moment from American history came and went on Saturday, July 2 -- the twentieth anniversary of the infamous Riverport Riot. ... More >>
Patrick Stump, the Fall Out Boy singer who is finally free to pursue the pop and R&B he's always loved, is coming to St. Louis. His former band's last show here was at the Pageant. His solo career has seen him on tour with Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae, and he'll be playing Lollapalooza this s ... More >>
...Fall Out Boy and All-American Rejects. Not Taking Back Sunday and Weezer, who were the original openers before the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater show was moved to September 29. Refund information after the jump!Not on the bill is hip-hop act Asher "I Love College" Roth, who's been on some of thes ... More >>
Photo: Nick SchnelleView more photos from the show last night. REVIEW BY MATTHEW JACKSON (View photos from the show last night.) Fall Out Boy's concert Wednesday night at the Pageant afforded many opportunities, but primary among them was the chance to answer, in one continuous sitting, that ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 19. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
This is either someone's dream line-up -- or your worst nightmare: According to reports, Blink 182's reunion tour is coming to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Wednesday, September 3 (that's one day after my 30th birthday -- mark your calendars). Openers announced so far include Weezer and Fall ... More >>
7 p.m. Thursday, January 8. Chaifetz Arena, 1 South Compton Avenue.
At the end of a rambling bit of stage banter about Fall Out Boy being known as "emo boys made good" or being a "douchebag pop band," swoop-haired bassist Pete Wentz (who noted that he is/was often on the receiving end of the douchebag tag) said, "We're okay being your guilty pleasure." Slide Show ... More >>
My rumor mill was right: Fall Out Boy is playing the Creepy Crawl on Wednesday, December 3. Tickets are only available at the box office the day of the show (and a few are also available through its fanclub). The band is looking for a local unsigned band to be an opener. Head to friendsorenemies.com ... More >>
7 p.m. Monday, July 7. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
7 p.m. Friday, February 1. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
5 p.m. Friday, July 13. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
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7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 6. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
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7 p.m. Monday, August 7. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
8 p.m. Thursday, June 29. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
Saturday, April, 1 at 6:30 p.m. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
Saturday, March 18, at 7 p.m. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
Thursday, February 16, 8 p.m. at Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)
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Tuesday, July 5; Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)