Warning: show-going can be bad for your health. I type this with watery eyes, a sore head and throat, and a forever-runny, impossible-to-breathe-out-of nose. I suppose all that putzing around in the rain between breaking a sweat at shows over the weekend really exacerbated things quickly. Bah! Worth ... More >>
Kholood EidCraig Finn puts smiles on faces.Craig Finn | Mount Moriah Off Broadway February 10, 2012 People still talk -- and most of them were doing so through all but the quietest numbers last night, but I digress and we're only three words in -- of the one-and-only show by the Hold Steady ... 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 >>
WidowspeakWidowspeak Billiken Club September 14, 2011 As if to make up for lost time, NYC's Vivian Girls made a return trip to St. Louis last night -- the band's second in six months. As last time, their set was fun and frenetic. However, I was just as interested in Widowspeak, a fellow Br ... More >>
Don't let a little snow prevent you from going out tonight. At the Pageant, prog-leaning jam eggheads Umphrey's McGee will be performing. The show's early -- 7:30! -- so show up on time for opener Speakeasy. At the Old Rock House, Asobi Seksu will be doing an evening of acoustic tunes, based on its ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, February 4. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
(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.) Cassie Morgan (l ... More >>
Pine So Sweet EP