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Jack Buck

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    New Yorkers Throwing Pizza on Joe Buck is the Funniest Thing You'll See Today

    New Yorkers really, really do not like Joe Buck. In a spoof Super Bowl commercial released Thursday, Buck gets abuse (and a pizza!) hurled at him from New Yorkers who make it clear they hate his guts.

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    "Support Original Things": Jack Buck's Advice to New Bands Based On Its Experiences

    In this week's music feature, RFT Music talks Jack Buck, a noisy St. Louis rock band that, in its three-year tenure, put out two memorable records and made a racket on every stage that it hit. Check out the full write-up on Jack Buck, plan on catching them one last time tonight during their last St. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis From December 23 to 29

    With the holidays nigh, it's good to take a look ahead at the potential aftermath. Unwind from the street of Christmas season with some shows this week. Schlafly Beer celebrates its 22nd birthday with a rock show on the big stage upstairs, Jack Buck plays its last show in St. Louis at Apop Records, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis from July 22 to 28

    Happy Monday, everyone! We hope your weekends were filled with tons of show-going fun. Plenty more madness continues to fill our concert calendar for the week, including visits from Ken Mode, Masked Intruder, and Handsome Family Band. Get some recommendations for a show or two every night of the wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Metal Shows in July

    Looking for a good place to see flashy and exciting music played at high volume, have your mind blown by dark and powerful sounds, or just stomp around like a drunken goon with your shirt off? Then a heavy metal concert might be just the place for you. Each month I'll be offering my top picks of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2013

    The 2013 RFT Music Award Winners

    Came, saw, conquered! Another RFT Music Showcase / Awards Party in the bag. We'd like to thank all of the nominees, the good people of Washington Avenue and Atomic Cowboy for hosting the festivities, and everyone who voted in our 26 categories. Congratulations to all of the winners (you'll see their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Jack Buck Talks Latest Release, SOFT

    Jack Buck's entrance into St. Louis music made waves with its immediate release of an eye-catching seven-inch record. UGLY, pressed on colored vinyl and encased in wood, provided two loud, startling pieces of metal. Most groups cut their teeth for months before an official release, but this band's d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: May 31-June 2

    Things have been crazy around here, to say the least. I can't say for sure, but I have a theory that music editor Daniel Hill hasn't left the office in days and has only stopped working on the RFT Music Showcase for an occasional George Costanza-style under-the-desk nap. See the fruits of our labor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Post Hardcore: Meet the RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2013 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is this weekend! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music have been working hard to make our cases for all 130 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year in 26 categor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis from April 15 to 21

    Record Store Day approacheth! I won't say much this week. I have to reserve as much energy as possible with these vinyl-skimming digits, after all. Outside of all the events and after parties revolving around dear RSD, there's plenty to get out and see all week. Click ahead for our recommendations, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Jackie Robinson Day: From the KMOX Radio Archives

    Most U.S. residents are aware that today, April 15, is the day we all must file our income tax return (if we haven't already). Probably not as many of us are cognizant of the fact that it's also the anniversary of the day in 1947 when Jackie Robinson integrated Major League Baseball. On this occasi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    The 2013 RFT Music Awards Nominees

    Well, it's that time again, folks! Each year, we at RFT Music HQ present the RFT Music Awards, an annual celebration of the best and brightest musical acts St. Louis has to offer. The nominees are chosen by a crack team of industry insiders, dedicated die-hards and various other musical minds from o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    St. Louis Native Hired as Mariners' Full-Time Announcer, First Since Legendary Dave Niehaus

    Aaron Goldsmith, who grew up in St. Louis, is the Seattle Mariners' first full-time radio announcer hire since legendary caller Dave Niehaus, who passed away at age 75 in 2010. Goldsmith, at the young age of 29, has secured the incredibly sought-after job after six seasons of working his way throu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2013

    Help Us Select The 2013 RFT Music Awards Nominees

    It's that time of year again! Each year RFT Music recognizes the hard work and exceptional talent of St. Louis' local musicians with the RFT Music Awards. In addition, our summer awards showcase on Washington Avenue provides St. Louisans a chance to see over 80 of these bands and musicians in action ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    The Ten Best Shows In St. Louis This Weekend: December 14 to 16

    So whoa, Kiernan's leaving. This is the man that got me my start around here: I replied to an open call on the RFT Music Facebook page for writers, Mr. Maletsky in turn got me a job and now my days are spent babbling online about music rather than driving around in my car slinging pizzas. His depart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    The Ten Best Shows In St. Louis This Weekend: June 15 to 17

    I'm going to level with you, folks: It get difficult coming up with these introductory paragraphs week after week for these show posts, but luckily I just got a "word of the day" calendar to help keep it creative. See if you can guess what today's word is. Now, without further cunctation, here's thi ... More >>

  • Music

    June 7, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    The 2012 RFT Music Award Winners

    And this officially ends the 2012 RFT Music Awards and Showcase. Look in this week's print edition for the complete list of winners and a few thoughts on the whole thing from me, but in the meantime you can see who won each of the 25 categories below. They've been bolded.

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2012

    UPDATE: Giving the Rush Bust All the Honor it Deserves

    UPDATE May 22, 3 p.m.: Our plans have been foiled. ABC News reports that a 24-hour surveillance camera will be placed in front of the Rush bust. It is the only statue in the Hall of Famous Missourians to be so honored. ------- Despite the best efforts of House Democrats, the bust of Rush Limbaugh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Metal: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Music

    April 12, 2012

    Jack Buck

    9 p.m. Friday, April 13. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Avenue.

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    The 2012 RFT Music Awards Nominees

    That's right, sports fans, it's once again time for the big ol' love letter to St. Louis music known as the RFT Music Awards and Showcase. The nominating committee has made its arguments and to show for it we have five of the best bands and artists in 25 categories. Many of these fine musicians wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: January 13 to 15

    This was the first week of torrential show announcements for 2012, and we've got a weekend to match. The Civil Wars play a sold-out Pageant on Sunday, Eric Johnson's at Old Rock House and you're forgiven for missing Emperor X at the Billiken Club -- he's playing the Firebird this weekend. On the loc ... More >>

  • Music

    January 12, 2012

    Jack Buck

    8 p.m. Saturday, January 14. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Avenue.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Ten

    Part One: The Union Electric, Sweet Tooth, King Kong Magnetics, Warm Jets USA Part Two: Glass Teeth, Ryan Spearman, the Breaks and Adult Fur Part Three: Rum Drum Ramblers, Humanoids, Old Lights and Volcanoes Part Four: Bo & the Locomotive, Rockwell Knuckles, Dubb Nubb and Palace Part Five: Sleepy Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Nine

    Part One: The Union Electric, Sweet Tooth, King Kong Magnetics, Warm Jets USA Part Two: Glass Teeth, Ryan Spearman, the Breaks and Adult Fur Part Three: Rum Drum Ramblers, Humanoids, Old Lights and Volcanoes Part Four: Bo & the Locomotive, Rockwell Knuckles, Dubb Nubb and Palace Part Five: Sleepy Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Seven

    ​Part One: The Union Electric, Sweet Tooth, King Kong Magnetics, Warm Jets USA Part Two: Glass Teeth, Ryan Spearman, the Breaks and Adult Fur Part Three: Rum Drum Ramblers, Humanoids, Old Lights and Volcanoes Part Four: Bo & the Locomotive, Rockwell Knuckles, Dubb Nubb and Palace Part Five: Sl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2011

    40 Best St. Louis Releases of 2011: Part Six

    Part One: The Union Electric, Sweet Tooth, King Kong Magnetics, Warm Jets USA Part Two: Glass Teeth, Ryan Spearman, the Breaks and Adult Fur Part Three: Rum Drum Ramblers, Humanoids, Old Lights and Volcanoes Part Four: Bo & the Locomotive, Rockwell Knuckles, Dubb Nubb and Palace Part Five: Sleepy Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Joe Buck Honors His Father with Game 6 Call

    Jack and Joe Buck call their respective Game 6's from Kidd Video on Vimeo.Twenty years ago, the late-great Jack Buck was doing the TV commentary for Game 6 of the 1991 World Series when Kirby Puckett of the Minnesota Twins hit an 11th-inning home run to win the game and take the Atlanta Braves to a ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Jack Buck, "the Negro," and Jackie Robinson

    Jack Buck interviews Jackie Robinson​On July 7, 2011, when rain halted the Cardinals' assault on the Diamondbacks in the sixth inning, local sportscasters found themselves with an hour to kill. Kevin Wheeler, host of Sports Open Line at KMOX (1120 AM), decided to do something that hadn't been done ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2010

    Baseball Loses Another Legend: Dave Niehaus Dead at 75

    Niehaus. ​You remember several years back, when the whole satellite radio thing was just starting up? XM and Sirius were still separate companies and David Bowie fell out of the sky. It was a crazy time. Well, I happened to be one of the earliest adopters of satellite radio, but not because I ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 25, 2010
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    May 12, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Season's End

    urbanprankster.com​Tonight, the Cardinals will begin their final series of the year. Well, final series of the regular season, anyway. Luckily, postseason baseball awaits for our boys in red this year, rather than the specter of another October spent rootrootrooting against the Cubbies. So am I sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Fire Destroys Home of Carole Buck, Widow of Cardinals Broadcaster Jack Buck

    www.nab.orgJack Buck​A fire early this morning ripped through the suburban St. Louis home of Carole Buck, widow of the late Cardinals broadcaster Jack Buck. According to media reports, the fire awoke Buck's widow, Carole Buck, around 1 a.m. this morning. She called 911 herself and escaped the blaz ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Baseball Announcer Catch-Phrases are Hopelessly Out of Date

    Baseball announcers are delightfully, hopelessly behind the times when it comes to coining catch-phrases to describe the on-field action. So much so, that when young bucks and young Bucks try to roll out a new one-liner, America collectively cocks its head in disgusted curiosity. A few probably para ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008

    Belgium to St. Louis: We're Not So Different, Are We?

    With the merger of Anheuser-Busch and Beligan brewer InBev pretty much a done-deal, let's get to know that spunky country a bit. Marc Tielemans is the creator of FamousBelgians.net. Yes, a Web site about famous people. From Belgium. The concept is alien to us, what with our racks and racks of glo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 31, 2007
  • News

    October 27, 2004

    Big or Rich?

    Unreal takes matters into our own hands (tee hee!) and re-enters the wonderful world of note-passing with the opposite sex. Plus, we settle the age-old debate: Which is better, Clayton or Ladue?

  • News

    October 2, 2002

    Redbird's Burden

    La Russa endures a hell of a season, escaping the purgatory of tradition

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002
  • News

    July 10, 2002

    No-Show

    Week of July 10, 2002

  • News

    July 3, 2002

    Riverfront Enquirer?

    Week of July 3, 2002

  • News

    June 26, 2002

    Sudden Death

    Halo and hype over Jack Buck pierced by the passing of Darryl Kile

  • Dining

    February 2, 2000

    Jack and Jill

    Our reviewer broadcasts her opinion of J. Buck's

  • News

    January 13, 1999

    The Final Bell

    The passing of wrestling promoter Sam Muchnick rekindles interest in the wrestling days of yore

  • News

    January 13, 1999
  • News

    January 6, 1999
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