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    November 26, 2014

    The 100 Greatest St. Louis Songs

    By Roy Kasten, Christian Schaeffer and RFT Music St. Louis isn't just a city. It's a song. Or rather songs, hundreds, thousands and more. Don't bother counting. We tried. In back rooms and basements, on stages and streets, musicians have paid tribute to St. Louis again and again. Place matters. St ... More >>

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    June 27, 2014

    The Ten Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: June 27 to 29

    There's no shortage of fests and fun this weekend. Choose from the Whiskey War Festival, the Saint Louis Underground Music Festival and PrideFest downtown or in Tower Grove. Read on for details of each, and consider catching another show or two. Ellen the Felon throws a birthday party at the Engine ... More >>

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    May 28, 2014

    LeAnn Rimes, Goatwhore, Korn, DIIV and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    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 >>

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    February 18, 2014

    Help Us Select the 2014 RFT Music Awards Nominees

    Surely you know the drill by now: Each year, RFT Music recognizes the hard work and exceptional talent of St. Louis' local musicians with the RFT Music Awards. In addition, our summer awards showcase, to be held this year for the first time in the Grove, provides local music lovers an opportunity to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    Destruction, Katy Perry, Peelander-Z and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    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 >>

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    July 24, 2013

    AFI, Built to Spill, Mobb Deep, Cut Chemist and More in this Week's Show Announcements

    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 >>

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    July 17, 2013

    Andrew WK, Agent Orange, Minus the Bear, Slobberbone and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Bassnectar - Saturday, Sept. 28 @ The PageantHere 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 ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013

    The 2013 RFT Music Award Winners

    Came, saw, conquered! Another RFT Music Showcase / Awards Party in the bag. We'd like to thank all of the nominees, the good people of Washington Avenue and Atomic Cowboy for hosting the festivities, and everyone who voted in our 26 categories. Congratulations to all of the winners (you'll see their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    The 2013 RFT Music Awards Nominees

    Well, it's that time again, folks! Each year, we at RFT Music HQ present the RFT Music Awards, an annual celebration of the best and brightest musical acts St. Louis has to offer. The nominees are chosen by a crack team of industry insiders, dedicated die-hards and various other musical minds from o ... More >>

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    June 6, 2012

    50-Plus St. Louis Hip-Hop Artists You Should Know

    Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: January 13 to 15

    This was the first week of torrential show announcements for 2012, and we've got a weekend to match. The Civil Wars play a sold-out Pageant on Sunday, Eric Johnson's at Old Rock House and you're forgiven for missing Emperor X at the Billiken Club -- he's playing the Firebird this weekend. On the loc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: May 6-8

    ​St. Louis is nonstop this weekend, with a handful of intriguing touring shows (Tobacco and Ted Leo spring to mind) sharing time with some great local events (Cinco De Mayo and a pair of cool open houses). Tef Poe and Rockwell Knuckles are duking it out at the Gramophone, Charlie Wilson's sere ... More >>

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    March 8, 2011

    St. Louis at SXSW 2011: Who's Playing Where

    Annie ZaleskiNato Caliph at SXSW a few years ago​It's hard to believe, but the music portion of the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2011. In the last quarter-century, the annual event has evolved to become the gathering place for music-industry darlings, wann ... More >>

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    January 30, 2011

    Review: Hip-Hop 911/Stop the Violence Concert, The Pageant, Saturday, January 29

    Jon GitchoffBradd Young and Aloha Mischeaux host the show on Saturday​Hip-hop fans who attended the State of Emergency concert earlier this month may have received mixed signals from the show. While some of the artists involved tried to invoke Dr. King's vision -- the show was scheduled to coi ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Interview: b-gyrl, Hip-Hop 911/Stop the Violence Concert Coordinator, on the Dire Importance Of This Anti-Violence Movement

    ​On Saturday night, artists from all corners of the hip-hop community will gather at the Pageant for a very important occasion. Dubbed the Hip-Hop 911 / Stop the Violence Concert, it's an awareness-raising event drawing attention to the movement of the same name, whose aim is to address and am ... More >>

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    December 17, 2010

    The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis: December 17 to 19

    Is your Christmas shopping done yet? Mine's not. (Ack.) While I figure this out, check out this week's music picks -- and see below for more to do this weekend, while the weather's let up enough to let us leave the house. ​ Friday: Christmas with Pokey @ The Sheldon Ballroom Pokey LaFarge and ... More >>

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    May 27, 2010

    Saturday: The St. Louis Underground Music Fest Takes over Atomic Cowboy

    ​We're just going to let that flyer up there speak for itself: The first-annual St. Louis Underground Music Fest (S.L.U.M.) takes over Atomic Cowboy and the Fox Hole at Atomic Cowboy this Saturday starting at 2 p.m. Admission is $5 (with a $2 minor surcharge). The all-day festival spotlights p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Tonight! Family Affair at the Gramophone New MP3

    Movable Type has been having issues today, so apologies for the late posting of this. Tonight at the Gramophone, head out to see Family Affair with Rockwell Knuckles and Tef Poe. The Fam recently released a new album, The Family Blessing. Here's a tune from it! MP3: Family Affair, "STL Streetz" (fea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    F5 Records Celebrates Its Tenth Anniversary on Saturday, February 21

    Details are still being worked out, but local label F5 Records is set to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its first release (a twelve-inch single from Hi Fidel and DJ Crucial called "Madeira") on Saturday, February 21 at the Gramophone. Confirmed performers for the party so far include Earthworms, ... More >>

  • Music

    March 21, 2007

    C-Rayz Walz / DJ Crucial / Jia Davis

    9 p.m. Friday, March 23. Off Broadway, (3509 Lemp Avenue)

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    September 29, 2006
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    September 13, 2006
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    July 13, 2005

    Projecting Our Civic Pride

    St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase

  • Music

    May 4, 2005

    The Basement Tapes

    Kenautis Smith has the beat, and for a little cash it's yours

  • Music

    December 22, 2004

    STL's Dirtiest

    Underground releases rise to the surface in 2004

  • News

    June 30, 2004

    Letters

    Week of June 30, 2004

  • Music

    March 24, 2004

    Underdog Underground

    It's not about bling to the hip-hoppers of STL Underdog

  • Music

    October 29, 2003

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of October 29, 2003

  • Music

    October 29, 2003

    Catharsis Regained

    Jia Davis is rising from Bits N Pieces' ashes

  • Music

    September 25, 2002

    Requiem for a Dream

    Local rapper's unexplained meltdown leaves a cop injured, their families and friends grieving and a young man's promise unfulfilled

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