A long-time Grateful Dead fan with more than a passing resemblance to Jerry Garcia, Bob Wagner, passed away last week as a result of congestive heart failure. He died surrounded by his family and his passing is mourned by St. Louis' deadhead scene as well. "I'm not sure what attracted Bob to [loca ... More >>
Jam. Band. Apart, these two words are innocuous. Put them together, though, and for whatever reason they become instantly polarizing. Whenever the subject of jam bands comes up, it seems to send some people into a frenzy of dogmatic snideness. In some cases, you get the sense that they'd almost rath ... More >>
This weekend, Acoustics Anonymous and Hazard to Ya Booty put out new releases, Phat Buddha hosts a holiday party, and a couple of hometown stars -- Clownvis Presley and Kristeen Young -- play St. Louis shows. Read more about these picks and many more by checking out our recommendations. And don't fo ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
True story: Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and The Voice and Nicki Minaj of...well...Nicki Minaj, now are clothing designers! AT KMART! This week, Mr. "She Will Be Loved" joined Ms. "Starships" in becoming part of the Kmart family with clothing lines that continue the 'Mart's tradition of mediocrity. Press ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks Into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week, Kaitlin Steinberg profiles Monica Schepis of the the Lobby Lounge at the Ritz-Carlton. Below is a Q&A with Schepis, followed by her own recipe for a Gooey Butter Cake Martini. The Lo ... More >>
A federal judge in Cape Girardeau sentenced St. Louis-based concert promoter James Tebeau to 30 months in prison yesterday for the crime of "maintaining a drug-involved premises" on his 350-acre farm in rural Shannon County, Missouri. Law enforcement officials closed down the farm -- known as Camp ... More >>
Jimmy Tebeau played a show following his court sentencing last night with the Jerry Garcia Band at the Old Rock House. At least twenty people waited at the door prior to opening and the venue continued to substantially fill in from there. Tebeau didn't comment, from the stage or in conversation, abo ... More >>
Update, 4:50 p.m.: Jimmy Tebeau has been sentenced to "30 months on one felony count of maintaining a drug-involved premises, fined $50,000, and ordered to serve 200 hours of community service. He has also agreed to forfeit to the United States approximately 350 acres in Shannon County, Missouri, k ... More >>
Update: Chris Ward wins round one, but there are still tickets on the table. To win Flux Pavilion or Beach House tickets, write a scholarly sounding sentence about one or more of the paintings. We'll give 'em to whoever makes us laugh the hardest. Ringo Starr is taking his All Starr (...) band on t ... More >>
The most recent incarnation of the Grateful Dead experience, Furthur, makes a stop at the Fox Theater this Sunday. The Dead has a cultural and musical legacy which extends well beyond the obvious boundaries of the Jam Band genre and its free-spirited community. Jam bands are typically viewed ... More >>
Photo by Jon ScorfinaIn early January, Rolling Stone reported that vinyl sales had increased fourteen percent over the previous year with around 2.8 million units sold, making 2010 the best year for vinyl in recent memory. DJ Billy Brown is part of a new generation of music fans choosing rec ... More >>
Euclid Records 1. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Live Anthology 2. Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures 3. Bob Dylan - Christmas In The Heart 4. Tom Waits - Glitter And Doom Live 5. Bottle Rockets - Lean Forward 6. Swell Season - Strict J ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, July 13. Budweiser Main Stage, on the Arch grounds, as part of Live on the Levee.
Not just a Claire Danes movie
A middle-aged couple with a million dollars and a big dream: To make St. Louis a pop-music hub
8 p.m. Thursday, July 27. VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino (777 Casino Drive, Maryland Heights).
B-Sides gets groovy with Ratdog's Bob Weir, gets the scoop on Counting Crows' new CD and hits a grand slam with our next scene trading card.
8 p.m. Wednesday, July 5. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)
25 Brentwood Promenade Court, Brentwood
David Sedaris' publicist asks Unreal to bend the space-time continuum. Plus: the blog of a former Cards hurler, and an obituary for Jim Igoe, the Delmar Poet.
(Original Pampered Chef)
You came, you saw, you voted: the winners of the 2005 Riverfront Times Music Awards
We've picked our favorites -- let the debates begin
Week of September 15, 2004
Week of September 8, 2004
Janis, the Dead, the Band and others take the happiest trip of their lives
Cumberland Gap is not the fourth-best country band in St. Louis
Mickey Hart and his grateful mates are out to prove they're more than mere Other Ones
The name has changed, but the song remains the same
Friday, March 29; Mississippi Nights.
The latest music books struggle to demystify pop culture's greatest enigmas
Openings for the week of October 31, 2001
Schwagstock 10 offers good vibes, friendly faces and Grateful Dead-inspired jams
The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000
Basic Instinct author crawls up Bill Clinton's pants and hangs on tight
Catching up with Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, still on that long, strange trip
On bluegrass treasure Del McCoury
The Neem offer up 29 songs on their self-titled debut
May 5 - 12, 1999