LouFest 2012 has a few announcements coming down the pike, and $50 presale passes are already sold out. The festival, entering its third year, will be looking to once again expand slightly, and hopefully the lineup will continue its trend of evolution. We'll be bringing you our 2012 LouFest lineup ... More >>
Jason StoffCarolina Chocolate Drops' Don Flemons. More photos from day two hereCarolina Chocolate Drops played at two in the afternoon to an enthusiastic, attentive audience. This wasn't a surprise: The trio's old-time string music is a popular draw in St. Louis. (In fact, CCD is coming back ... More >>
Gentleman Auction House is returning to the local stage with a free show tonight at Off Broadway. This gig and its appearance at LouFest likely will be the only chances fans have to see the band until its new album is done.
Jennifer SilverbergCongrats to Theodore, which appeared on the Rock Island, Illinois-based live-music site Daytrotter over the weekend. joining Gentleman Auction House, So Many Dynamos and Pokey LaFarge as locals who have been featured on the website. The band covered "Engine Number Nine," tw ... More >>
It's good to see so many St. Louis bands recording sessions for Daytrotter, the Rock Island, Illinois, website/company/music mecca that's become a must-visit destination. Joining Gentleman Auction House and Pokey LaFarge in the website's spotlight is So Many Dynamos, whose session went live this pas ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, October 17. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
(Welcome to In the Studio, a section on A to Z that spotlights -- what else? -- local artists in the studio. If you are also recording/recently recorded -- or are a studio engineer/producer and working with people -- email me, with the phrase "In the Studio" in the subject heading.) courtesy of Gent ... More >>
Columbia, Missouri's Emergency Umbrella Records -- label home to STL's own Gentleman Auction House, among others -- is facing a massive storage crunch. In other words, they're running out of room to store its back catalog. The fallout? The label's backlog of CDs and LPs might be destroyed. A Faceboo ... More >>
We're a mere two days away from the first-ever @rftmusic Tweetup, where the music geeks and dorks of the Lou's Twitterati will gather before Matt & Kim and Gentleman Auction House and...be awkward together. Woo! The fun starts at 6 p.m. -- when you get to the door, tell 'em you're there for the ... More >>
Up On The Moon
A bit late, but below the jump you'll find links to as many blogposts we've run with MP3s -- and the occasional MySpace page and embedded tune -- of each nominated band. Whew. Chime in with any URLs that have tunes in the comments, of course. I think I have everyone. The music showcase blurbs/infor ... More >>
Just before we adjourned for the three-day weekend, I received the lineup/schedule for this year's RFT Music Showcase, on Sunday, June 7. Here's the full list of nominees -- and don't forget to vote for your faves! And if you have any complaints/gripes -- I don't want to hear them, because I didn't ... More >>
Here are the nominees for this year's music showcase. Enjoy 'em after this year's poster, courtesy of the amazing Tom Huck.
8:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Friday, December 19 *Christmas with Amy Grant and Vince Gill, Scottrade Center *Shai Hulud/Born of Osiris, more, Fubar *El Monstero, Pageant *Gentleman Auction House/Hibernauts/Target Market/Cold Bear Scout, Off Broadway *Innerpartysystem, Bluebird *Bert Dax Christmas, Lemmons, with the Blind Eyes, ... More >>
This year's model of the Rock N Roll Craft Show is at the Third Degree Glass Factory on Delmar. Like past years, though, the entertainment is all local bands. As far as I know, the fest is still looking for bands for Saturday, at that 2:30 and 5 p.m. So if you want to play? Give 'em a shout! Friday ... More >>
Christmas in Love EP
This particular blog post is going to be more permanent than most, as it's going to function as a rolling, ever-changing list of shows coming to town. (See? It's linked on the blogroll, there!) I'm going to be updating, changing and adding to/subtracting from on a regular basis. I'll note every time ... More >>
The Skeletons reunite, we gift some of St. Louis' best bands and remember Ike Turner.
Periodic Fable highlights the Hibernauts' best elements.
The weekend that was the RFT Music Awards Showcase
It's the 2007 RFT Music Awards ballot.
St. Louis bands make a fine showing at Austin's annual indie-rock spring break.
Renaissance man County Brown steps out.
9 p.m. Friday, January 5. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).
Gentleman Auction House's big noise draws equally big attention.
4 p.m. Saturday, August 26. Parking lot of the Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust Street).