Floating Laboratories, the community art space and DIY music venue with a focus on experimental and multimedia art, is officially closed. It hosted film screenings, poetry readings, video art and non-traditional music. Kevin Harris, artist, space benefactor, live-in curator and operator says, "My ma ... More >>
In celebration of the completion of their 53rd season, the New Music Circle will be hosting a local showcase today, May 11 at the William A. Kerr Building. Curated by NMC concert programmer Jeremy Kannapell, the evening's schedule includes performances from local acts including: Joseph Raglani, Kevi ... More >>
Show in a Van Down by the River, November 16
November 16th was chilly this year, as November 16ths in St. Louis tend to be. Rain was tentatively in the forecast, and a quick glance to the cloud-covered skies served only as confirmation of our local weather forecasters' suspicions. In an unassuming ... More >>
In an unfortunate twist of fate, the inaugural Float Yr Face music festival is happening the same weekend as the annual RFT Music Showcase. Don't despair yet--you can catch the first night of the experimental festival tomorrow, starting at 7:30pm. It's a collaboration between Kevin Harris, th ... More >>
Cold Cave plays in the dark. Photo by Kiernan MaletskyCold Cave/Née/Half Gay
The Luminary Center for the Arts
May 19, 2011
You'd have thought it was the second coming of Morrissey last night: The crowd at the Luminary Center for the Arts was, by turns astounded, weirded out, perplexe ... More >>
Pains Of Being Pure At HeartBursting pop band Pains of Being Pure At Heart is coming to Off Broadway in August; if you don't have its latest, Belong, be sure to note that can always get it in button form. In somewhat related news, the Black Lips just announced a show at the Firebird, and in c ... More >>
Sarah RusnakMarchFourth Marching Band at 2720 Cherokee in November 2010. Epic Show Week is upon us, and venues are getting their summer schedules on the books. Dubstep sorcerer Skrillex gets a proper date at the Pageant on July 12, presumably since he packed Sol Lounge earlier this year for a ... More >>
No April Fool's Day jokes here. Just good shows to see this weekend. More stuff over at the RFT's main music page.
Shagy Kennedy Memorial Show @ Fubar
All details about the celebration/memorial show are at Diana Benanti's post about the Everything Went Black guitarist.
What Happened ... More >>
Image viaDanny McClainAs we sadly reported yesterday, drummer Danny McClain, of Grand Ulena and numerous other projects, died on Monday. He was 31. Visitation will be at Baumann Colonial Chapel (2504 Woodson Road, Overland) on Thursday, March 31, from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral is Friday, April ... More >>
image viaFlo is coming to town! After two years in the indie darling hopper, the flame-haired songstress and her band Florence The Machine has catapulted to mainstream recognition, thanks to a Best New Artist nom and perfomances at the Oscars and Grammys.Apop Records
*Holy Sheet, March 16
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The life cycle of a local music community goes something like this: Bands form, play out, record music, play out more and (eventually) break up. There's plenty of variation in this sequence of events, of course, but in St. Louis, the local-band turnover tends to be rather high. Keeping track ... More >>
Josh LeviKevin Harris of Floating LaboratoriesSaint Louis might be the last place standing for the emerging American artist -- and no one knows that better than Kevin Harris. The Floating Laboratories founder has been a resident of St. Louis for just under five years -- and during this time, ... More >>
Kings of Leon will show their faces again at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on September 25.
*Two Fresh, September 5
*Vibesquad, August 26
*MBE Music Fest: Doug E. Fresh, Fonzworth Bentley
*UV Race, September 26
*Chuck Berry, Septe ... More >>
Nick LucchesiBob Reuter performs at Apop Records on Record Store DayOn Saturday, April 17, St. Louis was treated to a whole day of BBQ, beer and full-blown sonic wonderment as Apop Records proudly hosted its second-annual Record Store Day since moving to the Gateway City in 2007.
In the ag ... More >>
If you're in the mood to catch a great show this weekend, head to Floating Laboratories (4528 S. Ohio) on Saturday night and check out Olympia, Washington's LazerZeppelin with local emcee "Loose Leaf the Wise Guy."
Local musician Michael Coleman is currently touring with LazerZeppelin, and playing ... More >>