Jessica Lea Mayfield has often said that some of her favorite music is '90s alternative rock - Stone Temple Pilots, Foo Fighters -- and that Dave Grohl, especially, was an inspiration as she began her career in music as a teenager. If you listened closely to the Kent, Ohio native's first two albums, ... 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 >>
Time constraints occasionally preclude us from being able to preview every single great show in town. There's only so many hours in the week, and we have to keep the trains running on time in addition to writing up these recommendational blurbs. That said, a couple of shows early this week warrant y ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 31. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Kholood EidCraig Finn puts smiles on faces.Craig Finn | Mount Moriah Off Broadway February 10, 2012 People still talk -- and most of them were doing so through all but the quietest numbers last night, but I digress and we're only three words in -- of the one-and-only show by the Hold Steady ... More >>
Despite making great strides in its two and a half years of existence, Blood Pony is being put out to pasture. The seven-piece orchestral indie-pop group, which released full-length Escapists this January after last year's Kissing Cities EP, is playing one last show this Saturday, June 18, at ... More >>
Jessica Lea Mayfield. Photo courtesy of the artistRecovered from last night's Wayne Coyne visit and Midwest Mayhem madness? Good, because there's plenty to come: Chicago's Ga'an is at Cranky Yellow tonight and Lord of the Yum Yum is in town tomorrow at the Way Out Club. Maybe they should carp ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, May 13. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
image viaFlo is coming to town! After two years in the indie darling hopper, the flame-haired songstress and her band Florence The Machine has catapulted to mainstream recognition, thanks to a Best New Artist nom and perfomances at the Oscars and Grammys.Apop Records *Holy Sheet, March 16 * ... More >>
ZOMG IT'S HANSON. You can re-live my grade school fantasies on August 5 at the Pageant. 2720 Cherokee *Alex B (of Pnuma Trio), May 7 Blueberry Hill *Alberta Cross, May 21 Cicero's *AudioTherapy, May 6 *Derek and The Darling, June 3 *Helen Keller Nation, May 13 The Complex *Slick Idiot wit ... More >>