It's Sunday in Austin, I'm on South Congress at Jo's Coffee Shop, trying to write as the 5000th (at least) performance of the week takes place on yet another parking lot made into a venue. There's much to say about my final three days at SXSW 2014 (read about the first two days here), and only so ma ... More >>
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; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Tonight, the KDHX (88.1 FM) affiliated Twangfest Festival kicks off tonight with a sold-out show at the Schlafly Tap Room featuring Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three, Humming House and Prairie Rehab. The festivities continue through Sunday and the lineup is impressive throughout; you can see th ... More >>
The RFT Music Showcase is just over a week away -- on June 2, 79 of St. Louis best bands and artists will play at twelve venues on Washington Avenue. But there's quite a bit of great music happening in this city before then. Our RFT Showcase Team will be at nine of the best of those shows, giving aw ... More >>
In the interest of full disclosure, I've known Ray Wylie Hubbard for going on 15 years, have crashed at his home in the hills of Wimberley, Texas and once rode on his tour bus (OK, it was borrowed) to one of Wille Nelson's picnics. I consider him a friend, in the same way, I suppose, I would conside ... More >>
7 p.m. Saturday, April 28. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
Did everyone survive Record Store Day weekend? Between the deluge of live music and the generous amounts of free beer -- not to mention the throngs of people -- we can understand how one might be tempted to take it easy this week. Please remember, though, that taking it easy is for square nerd loser ... More >>
8 p.m. Sunday, March 18. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.
Nothing raises the hackles of the music-hating snark machines over at Pitchfork like a lil rap album that defies the odds by sticking to formula. Mac Miller's Blue Slide Park was slapped with a 1.0 rating, despite the the fact that it managed to move nearly 200,000 copies it's first week. Miller's a ... More >>
Hayes Carll. Photo by Jason Stoff Twangfest Night One Hayes Carll | Elizabeth Cook | Kentucky Knife Fight The Pageant June 8, 2011 The first of this year's 15th installment of Twangfest took on the feel of an old-time variety show, with a well-mannered crowd and KDHX personalities announcing ... More >>
wikimedia commonsHuzzahs all around for dub fans and dance music devotees -- the Glitch Mob returns! Plus: Israeli grime slinger Borgore. It's been a minute since we heard from Clownvis Presley, but the STL ex-pat will stomp through one of his old haunts, Off Broadway, on July 1. Meryl Streep ... More >>
This year marks fifteen years of Twangfest, St. Louis' annual celebration of American music. This year's headliners include Hayes Carll, Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3, Robbie Fulks and Chatham County Line. The entirety of the current lineup can be found below. As it has been for the past eigh ... More >>
image via1. Dogtown Street Musicians FestivalThis weekend marks the first ever Dogtown Street Musicians Festival. Located between the 1200 - 1300 block of Tamm, this event will run Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 2. Funk Fest 5Go get funked up at Broadway Oyster Bar Saturday night, starting at ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, September 10. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard.
Lady Gaga's superglam besties Semi Precious Weapons will sex up Vintage Vinyl on July 17 before taking the stage with her at Scottrade Center. Blueberry Hill *Hayes Carll, September 10 Blues City Deli *John Nemeth Blues Band, July 15 Cicero's *Killola, August 9 The Firebird *Matt Costa, No ... More >>
Opening for Old 97's. 8 p.m. Friday, June 6. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
A Case for Case A Tribute to the Songs of Peter Case (Hungry for Music)