There aren't any surveys statistically showcasing St. Louis concertgoers' antipathy toward dancing. But even if lethargy was widespread in the Gateway City, JC Brooks says his band succeeded in shaking complacent people out of a stationary funk.
Mike AppelsteinJC Brooks & the Uptown Sound | Bailiff
December 10, 2011
Toward the end of its set at Off Broadway last night, JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound's bassist Ben Taylor addressed the crowd. Though they'd spent the last few months touring America and Europe, he said, they ... More >>
If you weren't already heading to Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue, 314-773-3363) tomorrow night for JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, you oughta be. The soul-steeped Chicago band brings along another Windy City export, a stellar three-piece called Bailiff. You can't go wrong with a blues-rock ba ... More >>
Christian SchaefferThe Fleshtones atop Off Broadway's barThe promise of rock & roll has always been the promise of being forever young, and last night the patrons at Off Broadway got a good argument for music's gift of eternal youth. The inaugural weekend of the (hopefully) annual Beat 'n' So ... More >>
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 >>