Folk School

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2013

    Concierge Paul Stark Retires From Off Broadway: Exit Interview

    "Door guys," that's what we call them, or perhaps "bouncers" if we think they look the part. But the best of our city's night-club concierges deserve better, and Paul Stark, who worked the door for the last five years at Off Broadway, was one of the best. A gentleman and a genuine music fan (and fel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    The First Showcase of the New Look Folk School is Tonight

    Don't call it a recital. Recitals hoist reluctant kids on stage with itchy sweaters, clarinets and lame concertos to play...concertos, man. The Folk School of St. Louis Showcase this Wednesday is a concert. The performers just happen to be students. Approximately 125 of them, ranging from uncallouse ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From May 21 to May 27

    We'll start this post off by recognizing the fact that yes, Red Hot Chili Peppers is playing in town on Friday (Scottrade Center); as is Local H (Firebird), but Friday is already well-represented below with another what-is-this-1996 artist, Snoop Dogg, playing at Pop's and roots-reggae pioneer Might ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Folk: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From May 7 to May 13

    This week's Most Triumphant Beard of the Week award goes unequivocally to Map's and Atlases' Dave Davison, whose facial hair would be worthy of IFC's cut-throat Whisker Wars competitions -- if that show is still a thing, anyway (I sure hope so, but doubt it). Jack Passion would be proud. Maps and At ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Snoop Dogg, Unknown Hinson, El Monstero and More in This Week's New Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded Youtube videos with which you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2011

    Live Holiday Music on the Metrolink this Weekend

    Courtesy of MTAPokey LaFarge & the South City Three during last year's Rhythm & Rails performance.​The second Rhythm & Rails series brings Funky Butt Brass Band and the Folk School of St. Louis Syncopators aboard MetroLink cars this weekend. Last year, Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three and ... More >>

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    December 3, 2003

    Tried and True

    Get into a time machine with the Black-Eyed Susies