Jazz music has a history of drummers who have made their mark at a young age. In the 1960s, the late Tony Williams was barely old enough to qualify for a driver's license when he was hired to join Miles Davis' famous quintet. More recently, saxophonist Branford Marsalis tapped Justin Faulkner to joi ... More >>
According to my new calendar, the word of the day is "volant," and it is defined as "moving lightly" or "nimble." I'm not really sure how to incorporate that into a post recommending shows for this week, but I'll do my damnedest. Legendary metal monsters Corrosion of Conformity play the Firebird to ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsJill Scott | Mint Condition Verizon Wireless Amphitheater August 4, 2011 Last year, St. Louis ardently welcomed Jill Scott as she opened for Maxwell on their controversially short-lived US tour. Last night, she returned in spectacular fashion, this time to headline the Summe ... More >>
7 p.m. Thursday, August 4. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive.
Jill Scott's Summer Block Party Tour comes to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 4th, and we have a handful of tickets waiting to find their way into the hands of some good-time seekers. Scott is touring in support of The Light of the Sun; DJ Jazzy Jeff, Anthony Hamilton and Mint ... More >>
Jill Scott will be playing the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on August 4th with Anthony Hamilton, Mint Condition and DJ Jazzy Jeff. Scott, a poet turned soul singer of the highest caliber, achieved unprecedented (for her) chart success with this year's The Light of the Sun -- a perfect accomp ... More >>
Update: And it's sold out. If you would like to see Bon Iver at the Pageant in September, you should act quickly. The Pageant's Advertising and Marketing Director, Jesse Raya, says he thinks they'll be sold out by the end of the day today or tomorrow morning and that there's only "a handful ... More >>
Each Tuesday, record store clerks unpack boxes of albums and re-stock shelves with this week's newest music releases. There's a whole bunch of good stuff, so we've gathered a few notable albums as a starting. This batch includes parody craftsman Weird Al Yankovic, Grammy-winning singer Jill S ... More >>
Neo-soul songstress Jill Scott.We're down with any chick bad enough to call herself a "motherf-$%ing G," and on her forthcoming album, Jill Scott is just that bad. Touring in support of her fourth full length, The Light of the Sun, Scott's gathered a cadre of fellow G's for a summer block par ... More >>
It has only been seven months since Maxwell last paid a visit to the Scottrade Center, but that didn't stop his fans from coming out in droves last night. Then again, this was no carbon copy of last October's concert; this time, instead of Chrisette Michelle and Common, Maxwell was accompanied by Ji ... More >>
7 p.m. Saturday, May 29. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.
The Pageant*The New Pornographers/The Dodos June 28*Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros/Dawes, June 14 *Kevin Hart, April 30 Old Rock House*Gregory Alan Isakov, March 27*Honor Society, April 8*The Subdudes, June 26*Marcia Ball, June 20*The Nadas, May 6 *Tommy Castro Band, April 17 &n ... More >>
Stop smirking: The fact that St. Louis snagged a date on the being-routed Lilith Fair is kind of awesome. This year's list of artists playing some (or all) of the dates for the reactivated all-female-artists tour -- nothing's set in stone yet -- is bordering on the incredible: Heart! Cat Power! Lore ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26. The Fabulous Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
Collaborations (Hidden Beach/Epic)
Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party
Floetry keeps it honest
Mind, Body & Soul (S-Curve)
Week of September 22, 2004
Sunday, September 26; the Pageant
Radar Station pulls rank to check the best local music. Once again, good triumphs over evil.
Electric Circus (MCA)
RFT music geeks pick the best recordings of 2001
The Id (Epic)
Despite changing fashions and lineup upheavals, the Isley Brothers are still going strong, some 45 years after forming
Saturday, Aug. 25; Pageant
Monday, Aug. 6; Pageant