Josh Gracin

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2014

    B.B. King, Guttermouth, Three 6 Mafia 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

    April 11, 2011

    OK Go To Celebrate Independence Day in St. Louis

    Jeremy & Claire Weiss Photography​O'Fallon's annual Heritage & Freedom Fest is making a serious bid to be a Fair St. Louis competitor this year, in particular because of its July 4 headliner: quirk-pop heroes OK Go. Tonic is also on that day's bill. Other artists performing throughout the thre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Show Announcements: Week of March 24

    Things can get a little weird when a home recording whiz leaves his looping pedals in favor of a full band, and Here We Go Magic's Luke Temple and his band are doing something very odd on their second album--restless, kaleidoscopic kraut pop? Whatever. Thom Yorke loves it. At The Firebird May 7. &# ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of October 21

    Santa Barbara's Tommy and the High Pilots cull inspiration from the annals of classic blues, country and rock. Don't worry, we're coming up with a new chillwave-esque genre name right now. Catch them at the Firebird on December 5. ​ BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups *Anthony Gomes Blues Project, Nov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino Becoming a Dueling Piano Bar on the Weekends

    ​Last week, rumors surfaced on Facebook that the VooDoo CafĂ© and Lounge at Harrah's Casino was changing its programming. As it turns out, score one for Facebook gossip hounds: At least on the weekends, local bands are out, and dueling pianos are in. The Monsterball Halloween show with local r ... More >>

  • Music

    January 4, 2006

    Let's Get It Started

    B-Sides cops to liking the Black Eyed Peas, talks to local-boy-done-good Marty Ehrlich and dreams up some new logos for American Idol contestants