The night before Greg Brown and Bo Ramsey returned to St. Louis and the Sheldon Concert Hall, there was a show at a club across town that featured a rock band called the Hold Steady. You've probably heard of them, and you've probably heard about that sold-out show. The words "joy" and "powerful" and ... More >>
Perhaps one of the greatest joys of this here job is seeing what bands come up with for press photos. They range from strange and deranged to just plain silly (as shown above in string form). In case you missed it last year, my predecessor and now music editor Daniel Hill compiled a list of the 15 m ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, May 26. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Jason StoffIt is an inexplicable force of nature - like a tornado in February - that so many people will leap to the defense of mediocre musicians. Pete Yorn may not be a core-shaker, but last night's show at the Pageant has inspired this writer's existential crisis: Is it the place of an und ... More >>
Lots to do tonight, so let's get on it...Sissy WishWho: A Norwegian artist who's evolved from a coffeehouse folkie into a sleek, playful synth queen.Playing Where? Cicero'sWith: Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship, The Forefall RIYL: Santigold, Kate Bush, Lykke LiMP3: Sissywish, "DWTS"Detroit CobrasWho ... More >>
9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25. BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups, 700 South Broadway.
8 p.m. Friday, November 28. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Beyond (Fat Possum)
A gang of elderly, seedy Mississippi bluesmen come to your home...in DVD form
Wednesday, Nov. 14; Mississippi Nights
Steeped in family and regional tradition, the brothers Dickinson create a variation on the hill-country blues for their North Mississippi All Stars
The Fat Possum Juke Joint Caravan is bringing songs of anger, misery and lust to Blueberry Hill -- and you'd be a fool to miss it
Saturday, Feb. 12; Side Door