Consider, for a moment, the ways in which Jack White's unseen hand has guided certain events and happenings in St. Louis in the past few weeks. First and foremost was the announcement that hometown heroes Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three would be releasing a White-produced seven-inch on t ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Chikita Violenta's Tre3s*Chikita Violenta, Tre3s Spin says of Tre3s, "This Mexican quartet's third release suggests a largely untapped indie-rock revenue st ... More >>
Two tall figures stand mouth to mouth with a lone microphone, each raven-haired and pale in the blue light. Alison Mosshart bores into Jack White, who pretends to watch his hands move on his guitar. Silhouettes and voices melding and retreating, they are towering four-alarm fires, side-by-side, blee ... More >>
The Dead Weather debuts in St. Louis this weekendThe Dead Weather's résumé is stellar: The quartet features White Stripes/Raconteurs figurehead Jack White, Kills vocalist Alison Mosshart, Queens of the Stone Age's Dean Fertita and Raconteurs/Greenhornes member Jack Lawrence. Together, the m ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, April 24. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Co-leading a band is a tricky proposition: How can there be two lead singers? Who gets to stand center-stage? Who does the band introductions? This problem is increased when one of the leaders is in an immensely popular band and the other is a well-kept secret of indie kids and public radio DJs. Som ... More >>