• Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: August 15 to 17

    We think it goes without saying that it's been a long week in St. Louis for everyone: T.G.I.F. Celebrate the art and music culture of the city by checking out a show this weekend. The concert calendar's ripe for picking. Locals Cara Louise Band and Kisser release new recordings, the Bob Reuter birth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2013

    What's the Right Way to Book a First Tour?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2013

    Roundheels to Release Phonocology, Ink Deal with Bug Eyed Puggle

    Formed in the Fall of 2009, Roundheels has taken nearly four years to release its first CD. With the release party of Phonocology finally approaching on Friday, August 2 at the Heavy Anchor, RFT Music sat down with drummer Eric Moore and discussed the future of Roundheels, his label Tension/Release ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Cops: Underage Kids Beat up Mom After She Tosses out Beer

    Warning: This might make your 20-year-old daughter upset.​After their mother took away their beer because they were underage, a daughter and son allegedly beat her up, leaving her bleeding, scratched and bruised, and then fled from the house before the police arrived, Sgt. Mike Hundelt of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Bo & the Locomotive Triumphantly Return, Having Only Slept On Cat-Piss Couches Once

    Bourbon Street. Photos courtesy of Bo Bulawsky.​Bo & the Locomotive is gearing up for the release of its first full length, On My Way; it's out July 30th. The band is, in fact, exactly on its way, having just returned from a tour that took Bo and his band through the South. There were especia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Mike Anderson Officially Flies the Coop at Mizzou

    Anderson, right, will be taking his talents to Fayetteville. ‚ÄčIt's a rough time to be a Missouri basketball fan. The Tigers went in the tank for much of the latter portion of the regular season, were treated to an unceremonious first-round exit from the NCAA Tournament by Cincinnati, and now they' ... More >>

  • Music

    July 28, 2010

    Memphis Pencils

    9 p.m. Friday, July 30. Foam, 3359 South Jefferson Avenue.

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2009

    All-Star Game May Only Be the Beginning; St. Louis In Running For World Cup

    You'd think St. Louis would be happy -- or overwhelmed -- enough with hosting this year's MLB All-Star Game to look forward to a return to global obscurity. Or, at the very least, we should pay closer attention to how Chicago is making a fool of itself in its 2016 Olympic bid.But no. Our fair city, ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 21, 2008

    D'oh! Red-Light Cameras Come Down

    Here's some interesting follow-ups to my March 5 feature story examining the use of red-light cameras in St. Louis. MSNBC reports today that officials in Dallas are removing more than a dozen cameras from intersections because they don't generate enough money to merit their cost. ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 31, 2006
  • Dining

    May 31, 2006


    Fat Toney’s gives Soulard a ribbing

  • Music

    April 9, 2003

    Family Affair

    Gigging cousins Big Smith keep traditional tunes from going extinct

  • News

    May 8, 2002

    Field of Schemes

    Mary and Jeff Clarke feed beauty to the tough world of high fashion. Hard to do from the cornfields of Iowa. Harder still in St. Louis, where too many parents and kids have their dreams exploited for money.

  • Music

    September 19, 2001

    Joint Effort

    Music, politics and business converge at NORML's 30th- anniversary celebration

  • Music

    August 2, 2000

    Dawson's Peek

    A look at the long career of rock & roller Ronnie Dawson