This weekend, check out Grove Fest or the latest FarFetched event for some free fun. In exciting news, Jazz at the Bistro unveils its new expansion. Other concerts to choose from include Pearl Jam, Ringo Starr, an album release party from Bruiser Queen and much more. Read on for our recommendations.
This week, Bruiser Queen drops a new album, Stonechat plays its last show and St. Louis gets visits from several out-of-town, out-of-this-world performers. Select from shows including J Mascis, Barrence Whitfield and the Savages, Macabre, Chance the Rapper and more. Read on for this week's recommend ... 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 >>
Riot Fest has mushroomed into one of the country's biggest rock festivals--expanding from its base in Chicago in 2012 and again this year to Toronto and Denver--since forming in 2005. This year, the fest's big draw--based on the T-shirts, if nothing else--was Blink-182, including one fan who dress ... More >>
Editor: We have so many questions here in Austin. Here are 50 of them. 1. Will I like the pedicab costumed as The Hulk if he gets angry? 2. Are we all really just in New York? 3. Is this t-shirt rad? 4. Do you want to get some 'za, which is now absolutely the slang for pizza? 5. How far can yo ... More >>
18. We Remembered to Check The Weather Forecast Soak us once, shame on you, Mother Nature. But soak us twice, and we better be either 1) drunk enough not to care and/or 2) having an intimate slow dance in the rain. Umbrella or not, the diagonal downpour that cut Dawes' set short and delayed Dr. Dog ... More >>
17. Twenty-Five Percent of the Girl Talk Crowd Girl Talk only makes sense -- and I do mean only -- if you are dancing. Otherwise it's just your very pop-savvy friend's iTunes playlist on schizophrenic overdrive. So kudos to those bumping various body parts and whipping around beach balls -- there w ... More >>
Dinosaur Jr LouFest 2012: Orange Stage Saturday, August 25 The Dinosaur Jr diehards moved in as soon as the Son Volt crowd moved out. Claiming rib-bruising spots against the metal crowd-control fence, they stood patiently -- prepared to wait out Phantogram's electro-beeps blazing in the distance fr ... More >>
Art Chantry poster from the Twangfest auctionTwangfest 15 came and went in a four-day blur of Americana and damp floors. The post-Twang comedown includes, as it always does, an auction of music related items to benefit KDHX. Right now, there are some 150 things you can bid on, including sign ... More >>
Image viaGather 'round A to Z, children. Old Lady Zaleski has a story to tell you. Back in fall 2005, Bright Eyes had a show scheduled at the Pageant. The gig was on sale, people were weeping with delight and tickets were flying out the door. But then, suddenly, a dark cloud fell over the cit ... 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. Post delayed a day due to server issues!) Apocalyptica 7th Symphony*Apocalyptica, 7th Symphony Stream Apocalyptica's seventh album, which features guest voca ... More >>
The signs on the doors of the Pageant box office and entrances said it all: "Earplugs are available for purchase at the bar and soda areas." The occasion? Dinosaur Jr. was in town last night, and the band is notorious for being loud. How loud? Well, friends who saw the trio's show in Columbia a few ... More >>
Eric Fermin Perez Lou Barlow has indie cred out the ass. As the bass player for Dinosaur Jr (which is playing at the Pageant on Wednesday, October 14), Barlow (alongside guitarist J Mascis and drummer Murph) has been at the forefront of the "alternative" scene since the early '80s. And if p ... More >>
Still trying to get my bearings this week, so I figured I'd toss up a few new MP3s available on the web. Neither of these bands have tour dates scheduled in town -- and really, I'm about ready to start passing the hat for Dinosaur Jr. to finally get here -- but these new tunes should satisfy.Up firs ... More >>
Better than: A crowded dorm-room party with cheap beer and cheap vodka drank out of red plastic cups, awkward grinding and an iTunes playlist full of cheesy dance hits. Actually, wait - that was kind of what the show was. Slide ShowThere's no easy way to review last night's Girl Talk show, mainly b ... More >>
From Dinosaur Jr.'s performance on Sunday night at the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago, Illinois. J. Mascis. More photos after the jump.
8 p.m. Thursday, December 13. VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights.
Beyond (Fat Possum)
And the Glass Handed Kites (Sony)
Justin Timberlake kisses his pop roots adios
Tuesday, October 18; Frederick's Music Lounge (4454 Chippewa Street)
A handy guide to local shows happening this week
You're Living All Over Me
Week of May 22, 2002
Monday, March 26; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room.
The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000
Inside the mysterious diaries of a music writer
Saturday, Sept. 11; Side Door