When asked whether or not door tickets would be available for last weekend's sold-out anniversary event featuring Roky Erickson and the Black Angels at the Firebird, owner/talent buyer Mike Cracchiolo responded, "No, it's pretty much wall-to-wall at this point -- another reason I wanted to open a l ... More >>
Lee HarrisOf Montreal | Yip Deciever Luminary Center for the Arts July 4th, 2011 It seems as though Athens, Georgia's Of Montreal and Independence Day (the holiday, not the movie) shouldn't jive. July 4th is brimming with conservative values, and the band's transgender obsessed schizo-disco ... More >>
8 p.m. Monday, July 4. The Luminary Center for the Arts, 4900 Reber Place.
Of Montreal's last show in St. Louis, at the Pageant. Photo by Todd OwyoungOf Montreal is playing the Luminary Center for the Arts on July 4th. That's right: A band that sold 1,300 tickets to its last show here, at the Pageant, is playing what amounts to an exceptionally well-equipped baseme ... More >>
(Editor's note: Photos from Monae's set and a review of/photos from Of Montreal's set are coming in the morning.) Janelle Monáe is proof that there's hope for music yet. The pint-sized singer/performer doesn't conform to any one genre; she openly flaunts sonic limitations and musical boxes. In fac ... More >>
(For a review of opener Janelle Monae at the Pageant, go here.)Todd Owyoungof Montreal last night at the PageantSome bands are content to let their music speak for itself in concert, while others like to go all-out in making their show a production. With a stage show involving actors in full ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Monday, June 7. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
A year-end wrap-up of what we adored, what was ignored and what the new year will bring.
8 p.m. Monday, November 19. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Monday, May 2; Creepy Crawl (612 North Tucker Boulevard)