Hey there, weekend. The RFT Music Showcase is happening (and then we'll leave you all alone about it for at least another year). Check out the guide to the bands playing the showcase this year -- all 90-or-so of them -- or you can just swing by a newsstand and snatch up a print edition. If the thoug ... More >>
The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a week away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more of o ... More >>
Each Tuesday, record-store clerks unpack boxes of albums and restock shelves with the latest releases. This week brings many notable releases, including albums from New Jersey's finest power-pop outfit, Fountains of Wayne, indie hybrid Boston Spaceships and blues guitar fixture Keb Mo.
The number of chain record stores nationwide has dwindled. However, St. Louis has become an unlikely safe haven for indie record shops as well as for DJs who prefer to spin the black circle instead of scrolling their iPods. In this weekly column, we'll focus on personal portraits of St. Louis' recor ... More >>
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) The Constellations' Southern Gothic*Chemical Brothers, Further The Brothers' seventh album is an elaborate audio/visual project, with "interactive" videos a ... More >>
Who says the record store is dead? Not us here in St. Louis, where both Vintage Vinyl and Euclid Records sold a lot of tunes. Below, please find the top selling albums from both stores, including a separate top vinyl list from VV. Enjoy! Vintage Vinyl: Top CDs 1. Murphy Lee - You See Me 2. ... More >>
The Pageant *India.Arie, Wednesday, September 30 *Stephen Lynch, Saturday, October 3 *Dave Attell, Saturday, October 10 *Relient K/Copeland/Barcelona, Saturday, October 24 *Neko Case, Thursday, November 5Dennis Kleiman Gargoyle *Dr. Dog, Tuesday, October 13 *Peter, Bjorn and John, Friday, Novembe ... More >>
Just received word from the Fabulous Fox that due to illness (and doctor's orders), India.Arie is not performing tomorrow night with John Legend. Vaughn Anthony is still opening the show. Read our Legend interview here.
Pageant *Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tuesday, June 2 *Steve Earle, Wednesday, June 24 *Brian Regan, Saturday, September 12Fox Theatre *Keyshia Cole/The Dream and Bobby V, Thursday, June 11 *John Legend/India.Arie, Tuesday, June 30 *Anthony Hamilton/Musiq Soulchild, Sunday May 31 Firebird *Asobi Seksu, Saturday ... More >>
If you weren't at this landmark blues concert, Lightning in a Bottle will do
As Yohimbe Brothers, guitarist Vernon Reid and turntablist DJ Logic subvert expectations about genre, race and sexual desire
Saturday, July 27; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room
Week of November 14, 2001
Saturday, Aug. 25; Pageant