In the annals of musical genres and styles that compel a desire to do violence to one's ears and eyes and other orifices, the stuff proffered by the likes of the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon -- "family music" to use a misnomer in this case -- has few equals. Kids may love it and consume it in Cost ... More >>
Jason & the Scorchers Off Broadway January 13, 2012 As band after band from the 1980s and 1990s reforms and revisits past glories, one could be forgiven for questioning their respective motives. However, early in their set, Jason & The Scorchers wanted us to know that this night would be different ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, October 16. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
Dan ZettwochA late 2009 RFT cover featuring KSHE mascot Sweet Meat.Summer's not over yet! There's still one more week (more or less) to enjoy the last gasps of carefree fun and outdoor hangs. Here are twelve good bets for the weekend -- of course, on top of the events we've already covered he ... More >>
Well, here's something you don't see every day: an artist covering Marietta, Georgia, '80s jangle-twang popsters Guadalcanal Diary. Thanks to Roy for capturing Jason Ringenberg (backed by locals Rough Shop) covering GC's fabulous tune "Trail of Tears." (Click on the link for a more detailed show rev ... More >>
Busy weekend! Friday, April 17 *Solange/Teresajenee, Webster University *Pretty & Nice/Radical Sons, Firebird *Jason Ringenberg/Rough Shop, Off Broadway *Loyal Earth Fest at the Old Rock House*Unwed Sailor/Jovian Chorus/Dear Future, Luminary Center for the Arts*Alvin Jett and Phat NoiZ, Riddles* ... More >>
Tomorrow is the day, when three independent record stores in town unleash limited-edition vinyl, special movie showings, guest DJs, sales and plenty more carefree shenanigans -- all in the name of Record Store Day! Check back on Sunday or Monday for a slideshow of images from all three stores. But b ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, April 17. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
If any more local band would like to break up -- don't. Please. Just got word via Roy that vintage country crooners the Linemen are breaking up in May. (Kevin Butterfield is moving to Montreal.) Here are the band's last three shows -- listen to some audio here.Off BroadwayFriday, April 17with Rough ... More >>
2008's version of Record Store Day -- an entire day devoted to the glory of, uh, the record store -- was such a booming success, people are celebrating again this year on Saturday, April 18. And like last year, Euclid Records and Vintage Vinyl are participating in the festivities. Details ... More >>
Here are some of the new shows announced this week at venues around St. Louis! Pageant *Uberzone and DJ Dan, Saturday, March 7 *Blue October, Sunday, April 5 *Ray Lamontagne, Wednesday, April 22 Fox Theatre *Flight of the Conchords, Thursday, April 30 Blueberry Hill *Roger Clyne and the ... More >>
Your guide to St. Louis music from now till Labor Day.
Music mavens reflect on Twangfests of yore
B-Sides talks wardrobe with Roxy Epoxy, gets the lowdown on Jason Ringenberg's farmer alter ego and goes down swinging with Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz
A new album, a new member and a new focus revive the Bottle Rockets
The alt-country marathon known as Twangfest offers sex appeal galore
A gaggle of Valentine's Day shows appeal to music fans of all stripes
Friday, February 14; Off Broadway
All Over Creation (Yep Roc Records)