Ok folks, this week is insane -- the number of excellent shows that did not make the cut for this post could easily fill another, if not for the nagging reality that time is finite. We don't want to short-change you though, so here's the runner-up rundown: Crowbar at Fubar on Monday, Cursive at Off ... More >>
Peter Wolf CrierPeter Wolf Crier returns to St. Louis on Monday, playing at Off Broadway. The group played at the Billiken Club back in February; Roy Kasten, in his preview, wrote, "The duo forges its doo-wop harmonies, scrappy acoustic-guitar rhythms and death-march drums into small but sure ... More >>
Moonface, the current recording moniker of Wolf Parade/Frog Eyes/Sunset Rubdown genius Spencer Krug, is coming to the Firebird on October 25th. Fans of the weird, the dreamy and the colossal in music, get excited. Krug has two releases as Moonface, and their titles are instructive: Dreamland ... More >>
8 p.m. Monday, April 11. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh 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.) Adele's 21*Adele, 21 NPR reviewed 21: "The songs on 21 don't offer up much specific detail of the heartache Adele says she's suffering, or even outline the ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, June 26. The Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center, 3301 Lemp Avenue.
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 >>
(Tuesdays can be a trying day here in Club Land at the RFT. It's deadline day for the show/concert listings, and this fact hangs over my head just like all of those foreboding elementary school (and high school and college) homework assignments that I would inevitably put off to the l ... More >>
Three local CD release shows are happening this Friday, November 21. Behold: Cassie Morgan Where: The Wedge (442 Bates St.) When: 8 p.m. Playing with: Maid*Rite Release: Pine So Sweet Recommended if you like: Magnolia Electric Co., Julie Doiron, other Secretly Canadian/Jagjaguwar sparse/haunted fol ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, October 25. Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard.
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