This week in music features lots of exciting acts from the Flaming Lips to King Khan and the Shrines. Additionally, the Luminary features its first official show with Sylvan Esso. the Pat Sajak Assassins release its new CD and the Lion's Daughter puts out a split in the name of charity. Read on for ... More >>
The 2014 Riverfront Times Music Showcase will be held this year on June 7 in the Grove! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music will be making our cases for all 140 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, March 17. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Todd OwyoungThose Darlins at Off Broadway, 11/12/09The local American music festival Twangfest is now in its fourteenth year. Long past its adolescence and its awkward phase, the booking for the four-night showcase shows that its teenage years are both classically minded and musically adventu ... More >>
Robin WheelerBlues City Deli owner Vince ValenzaVince Valenza has traveled a long journey from his childhood in downtown St. Louis' Sicilian neighborhood to celebrating five years of owning Blues City Deli in Benton Park. Through it all, he's had his family, good food and a lot of soulful music ... More >>
B-Sides finds its religion with Fred Eaglesmith and traces Charles Walker's circuitous path from R&B obscurity to funk-soul innovator.
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
Aimee Mann knocks out another pop jewel
Thursday, July 18; Broadway Oyster Bar
The local blues legend looks back on 40 years in St. Louis
Life Love and Leaving (Sympathy for the Record Industry)
Friday, June 15; Pageant
The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000
My Heart's in Memphis: The Songs of Dan Penn (Rounder Records)