"Door guys," that's what we call them, or perhaps "bouncers" if we think they look the part. But the best of our city's night-club concierges deserve better, and Paul Stark, who worked the door for the last five years at Off Broadway, was one of the best. A gentleman and a genuine music fan (and fel ... More >>
Iconic cult rocker Jonathan Richman will bring his wide-eyed, boyish-albeit-genius wit to Off Broadway Wednesday evening with longtime-drummer Tommy Larkin in tow. Of course you remember the two from their cameos in the Farrelly Brothers movies Kingpin and There's Something About Mary, but the beaut ... More >>
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 >>
Daniel Pujol is a man of many talents. Whether he's completing his degree, playing ragers at SXSW, putting out records or writing poetry in an online series with his girlfriend, Pujol remains a vital voice for the hustling world of evolutionary rock & roll. Checked by tastemaker Jack White and his T ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, February 16. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Legendary singer-songwriter Jonathan Richman is coming to Off Broadway on Wednesday, February 16. His drummer, Tommy Larkin, will be along for the ride. Tickets are $15, and the show starts at 8 p.m. Richman was last in town -- at the same venue -- in October 2008; then, Christian Schaeffer wrote, M ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, August 14. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Bryan SutterIslands at Firebird on July 9A decent-sized crowd turned out at the Firebird last night for the infectious energy of the polymorphous pop group Islands. Openers Steel Phantoms were almost shockingly good. Though the Brooklyn band has been playing as a foursome for less than a yea ... More >>
If you're like me, and was on vacation since Christmas, today has been something of a readjustment period. Waking up with an alarm? Going into the office? Having to change out of pajamas? Ugh! I'm still trying to ease my way back into blogging -- so read on below for some news stories, reviews and l ... More >>
Jon GitchoffThe two Johns: Linnell (left) and Flansburgh. Slideshow here. They Might Be Giants has been playing all of its beloved 1990 album Flood in select cities on its current tour. St. Louis - long one of the most popular markets for the band - had the honor of hearing one of these performance ... More >>
8 p.m. Sunday, October 26. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
8 p.m. Sunday, June 22. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue
Je T'aime Encore
We Regret Everything (self-released)
9 p.m. Saturday, February 3. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).
9 p.m. Wednesday, June 7. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue)
Week of August 3, 2005
Thursday, June 23; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)
Mom and Dad are cool with it
Gigantic nearly deifies They Might Be Giants -- and why not?
Dick Morris pipes up, the Bishops come to town and I-70 gets no respect
Saturday, May 10; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room
The deceptively simple music of Jonathan Richman nourishes the spirit
Week of November 20, 2002
Wednesday, March 28; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room.
Simply Mortified (Grand Royal)
Saturday, Sept. 2; Duck Room