Jon Anderson

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: August 15 to 17

    We think it goes without saying that it's been a long week in St. Louis for everyone: T.G.I.F. Celebrate the art and music culture of the city by checking out a show this weekend. The concert calendar's ripe for picking. Locals Cara Louise Band and Kisser release new recordings, the Bob Reuter birth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    St. Louis School of Rock Teens Play Milwaukee's Summerfest, Taste Tour Life

    Some kids go to summer camp. Some kids mow lawns. Some kids play softball. And some kids take their musical acts on tour, perform at the world's largest music festival and get face time with the drummer from the original Smashing Pumpkins. You know -- no big. It's been quite a summer for students ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    The Breeders, J. Mascis, Ahleuchatistas 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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    The Six Best Anti-Ryan Wasoba Comments in RFT History

    This week, I bid adieu to the Nitpick Six column I have written weekly for nearly two years. I am very grateful to RFT for this platform and to every person who has read any entries -- even those who would have clicked a "dislike" Facebook icon on them if given the option. Let's go out in flames by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    The Six Most Uncool Members Of Cool Bands

    Last week in this very column, we counted down the six coolest members of uncool bands. This week, we flip the script. Here are the six most uncool members of cool bands, and they're all probably really nice people. See Also: -The Six Coolest Members of Otherwise Uncool Bands

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    February 28, 2012

    Six Best Sophomore Albums By One Hit Wonders

    In the business model of the one hit wonder, the commercially unsuccessful follow-up album is essential to the tag. Had the second album not flopped, the artist would be at least a two-hit wonder. Many folks assume that these artists are only worthy of a single dose of limelight, but some have prove ... More >>

  • Music

    July 21, 2011


    7 p.m. Sunday, July 24. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

  • Music

    November 26, 2008


    8 p.m. Tuesday, December 2. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2008
  • Music

    September 12, 2001

    Béla Fleck and the Flecktones

    Thursday, Sept. 13; Pageant