Jonathan Edwards

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2012

    Matisyahu, Psychedelic Furs, Teenage Bottlerocket and More in This Week's New 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

    May 20, 2011

    The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend In St. Louis: May 21 to 22

    Theodore's Blood Signs EP, which gets a release tonight at Off Broadway​It's a huge weekend for St. Louis music, with Theodore releasing its latest EP at Off Broadway tonight and Fister doing much the same up at the Firebird. No one's releasing anything at the Pageant, but you can see four of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Sunshine politics: An interview with folk icon Jonathan Edwards

    Photo Credit: Stephen Ide​Folk troubadour Jonathan Edwards is a master of the less-is-more approach - so much so that his best known song, "Sunshine," still sneaks up on listeners as a catchy, acoustic pop ditty, and then, on repeated hearings, becomes a bold indictment of authority and war. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of December 30

    Brian Tristan's covetable résumé is all badass post-punk pedigree --The Gun Club, The Cramps, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds -- but he's all done loaning his riffage to other people's bands. See Kid Congo Powers at Off Broadway on February 13. ​BB's Jazz Blues and Soups *Aaron Williams and the Hoo ... More >>

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    December 4, 2009

    KSHE Klassics -- A YouTube Compendium (Part 2)

    ​And now what you've all been waiting for: The second and final installment in RFT's carefully curated hastily thrown together assemblage of YouTubery that reflects the KSHE Klassics of our (or someone's, anyway) youth. In case you missed Part 1, in this week's issue, Annie Zaleski heralds the ar ... More >>