The Vans Warped Tour is upon us: in two days 65 bands will play the St. Louis leg at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. In honor of the occasion, we've constructed anagrams of varying descriptive accuracy for every band playing. The anagrams are listed below; their corresponding actual band ... More >>
Billed as the "World's Largest Music Festival," Summerfest in Milwaukee is more like an epic feel-good concert series. The festival has the same good-natured and down-to-earth vibe of a city fair, packed with tens of thousands of people proud of their city. Make the half-day drive not for a t ... More >>
Ah, early August in St. Louis. It's the time of year for thunderstorms, unbearable humidity -- and the Vans Warped Tour. Yes, the annual traveling punk-rock summer camp is coming to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 3. Some of the acts playing the St. Louis date of the festival incl ... More >>
To most people, the name Something Corporate means absolutely nothing. To a music fan of a certain age, however, the name Something Corporate brings back a flood of memories and induces dewy-eyed nostalgia. Scene darlings at the turn of the century, the Orange County band matched pensive piano with ... More >>
Something Corporate, back in the dayDuring Something Corporate's original time as a band -- roughly the years between 1998 and 2004 -- it never received its proper due. The piano-driven group didn't quite fit in with prevailing trends (although it was on then-pop-punk mecca Drive-Thru Records ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, August 4. The Pageant,
(H/T Jon Gitchoff) Something Corporate -- the piano-pop band of high school-aged Andrew McMahon, of Jack's Mannequin -- is embarking on a reunion tour later this summer. According to its official website, the band is playing at the Pageant on Wednesday, August 4. The band was well-loved by its fans ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, March 2. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
The first full week of work after the holidays is always a killer. Sure, you come in on Monday morning, buzzed and amped for the week ahead, but by Thursday you're as defeated and tired as Dilbert on quaaludes. Re-energize, then, this weekend with some of these inexpensive entertainment op ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, January 9. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Annie ZaleskiBent at Record Store Day at Euclid Records, April 2009On Saturday, November 28, '90s rockers Bent will be playing their first club show in a decade as part of the "Cicero's Back to the Basement" show at (where else?) Cicero's. Also on the bill is the Adoring Heirs (which includes ... More >>
Owl City -- the Postal Service-meets-Jack's Mannequin act who is currently blowing up with his song "Fireflies" -- will be at the Pageant on Thursday, January 21, 2010. All ticket info TBA.
8 p.m. Wednesday September 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Happy July 4, everyone. Have fun, be safe and rock out. Thursday, July 2 *Bob Dylan/Willie Nelson/John Cougar Mellencamp, GCS Ballpark (Sauget) *Brooke Waggoner, Off Broadway *Dr. Manhattan, Cicero's *Hip-Hop Showcase, Atomic Cowboy *Bridgeton Air Defense/Tenement Ruth, Mangia *Peter J Woods/ Insti ... More >>
7 p.m. Friday, July 3. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. Touhill Performing Arts Center, 1 University Drive at Natural Bridge Road on the campus of University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Off Broadway *Marshall Crenshaw, Thursday, April 2 *Lydia, Wednesday, April 8 *Michael Jonas, Sunday, April 12 *Hot Panda, Monday, April 13 *Joy Bus, Wednesday, April 22 *Richard Buckner, Sunday, May 3 *KRISTEENYOUNG, Tuesday, May 5 Pop's *Dragonforce, Friday, April 24 *Twiztid, Saturday ... More >>
Here are concert announcements for the week of February 24 at clubs around St. Louis! Editor's note: Keep in mind these are generally long-lead shows with national ties or last-minute local things just announced by venues -- not locals-only concerts happening in the far-off future. So don't be offen ... More >>
God bless their hearts, the teens at Warped Tour each year let their freak flag fly, proudly and loudly. I love the one of this guy below. A faint 'stache, a Warped Tour lass on each arm, and a shirt with a clever little diss at whoever reads it -- with MySpace as the punch line. Preach brother. ... More >>
7 p.m. Wednesday, November 21. 2 Cents Plain, 1114 Olive Street.
5 p.m. Friday, July 13. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
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