Joe Meyer

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Soul/Funk: Meet the 2013 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2013 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is this weekend! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music have been working hard to make our cases for all 130 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year in 26 categor ... More >>

  • Music

    April 25, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 5, 2012

    Pierced Arrows, 311, Madeleine Peyroux and More in This Week's New Show Announcements

    Here again is every newly announced show for the week! We have offerings from the big-arena rock show variety all the way down to the hole-in-the-wall club type; music fans of all shape and size are bound to see something worth getting excited about. 311 will be bringing Slightly Stoopid and the Agg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    Another Punk Reunion Scheduled at the Firebird

    The local band reunions keep coming. This time three punk bands from the early 2000s will reunite for a show at The Firebird on January 14. The Dead Celebrities, voted by Riverfront Times readers as the best punk band of 2002 and 2003, will headline a bill that also includes Resistall and Photo By H ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Ten Mini Local-Album Reviews

    ​We receive dozens and dozens of local CDs a year at the RFT. Although we review many in our weekly Homespun column, there just isn't space to touch on all of them. To remedy that, here are brief reviews of ten more releases that crossed our desks this fall. The ChalkBoyz Chalk Dirty to Me Be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Blues City Deli Celebrates Its Sixth Birthday With a Music-Filled Party

    Robin WheelerVince Valenza making one of the Blues CIty Deli's famous sandwiches.​The Blues City Deli is celebrating its sixth year in business tomorrow with its third-annual free street festival. Dubbed "The Blues City Deli Streetfest 2010," the event is becoming one of the eatery/venue's mos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    FoodWire: Blues City Deli Streetfest Saturday, 10.17

    The totally awesome Blues City Deli (2438 McNair Avenue; website) is celebrating its fifth anniversary with a free street party. Streetfest runs from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. tomorrow, October 17. The event features live music from the Rum Drum Ramblers and Pokey LaFarge,Miss Jubilee and theHumdingers, Ellio ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Ten Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, October 16-18, 2009

    Here's your guide to having fun this weekend on a budget. Looking for live music? Check out our weekend concert calendar. Where the Wild Things Are opens Friday. Read J. Hoberman's review.​Where the Wild Things Are at various theaters (Friday)While J. Hoberman questioned some of director Spike Jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    In the Studio: Caleb Travers

    (Welcome to In the Studio, a new section on A to Z that spotlights -- what else? -- local artists in the studio. If you are also recording/recently recorded -- or are a studio engineer/producer and working with people -- email me, with the phrase "In the Studio" in the subject heading.) courtesy of ... More >>

  • Music

    November 26, 2008

    Gold Tooth

    Solid Gold

  • Music

    May 18, 2005

    Break It Off

    A new local DVD and dance contest revive breakin' in the Lou

  • Music

    February 9, 2005

    The Daddys Decade

    The Trip Daddys on their ten years as St. Louis' psychobilly rockers supreme

  • News

    June 16, 2004