HEY YOU, READ THIS: People seem to habitually gloss over these intro paragraphs and miss the fact that they, too, are filled with picks and suggestions for excellent show-going adventures for the weekend. Don't do that! There is simply too much great music in St. Louis, so we've been trying to make ... More >>
At the beginning of the year, some show announcements put a mysterious new local venue named The Mad Magician (5625 Manchester Avenue) on the RFT Music radar. A quick Google Maps street view search revealed that it replaces the former A-B's Place Bar (prior to that, it was M.P. O'Reilly's). We con ... More >>
Before Pinterest, Google Plus, Facebook, Myspace, Friendster, Qapacity, Quechup, Wakoopa (can you believe these made up words? Also yes, I found a weird list on the internet of social networking websites) there was STLPunk.com, founded and operated by local artist / punk Jerome Gaynor. And before ST ... More >>
I'm still receiving comments and emails about my article outlining new year's resolutions for the music community -- in fact, local show promoter John Mancuso wrote me a lengthy response earlier this week. He gave me permission to post the email, which is below. The show he's referencing i ... More >>
Stlpunk.com, that is, with new owner John Mancuso.
A local promoter's venue is shuttered
We catch up with the Gentleman Callers, find out what Ron Jeremy has to do with school and examine how much James Taylor really sucks
Week of July 2, 2003