This week, our critics' picks include a varied pool of performers across genres including Boz Scaggs, 7 Seconds, Pigeon John and Peter J. Woods. Take your pick from punk and hip-hop to blues and noise. As always, stayed tuned until Friday for even more recommendations over the weekend.
Aaaaand we're back from the weekend show bender plus a full four days of chanting "U.S.A.! U.S.A.!" in a barbecue sauce and beer stained flag tee. This week, check out touring acts such as Lemuria, Gregory Alan Isakov, Luella and the Sun and more. Wrap up the week with the Indie Rock Ice Cream socia ... More >>
Things have been crazy around here, to say the least. I can't say for sure, but I have a theory that music editor Daniel Hill hasn't left the office in days and has only stopped working on the RFT Music Showcase for an occasional George Costanza-style under-the-desk nap. See the fruits of our labor ... More >>
Tonight, the KDHX (88.1 FM) affiliated Twangfest Festival kicks off tonight with a sold-out show at the Schlafly Tap Room featuring Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three, Humming House and Prairie Rehab. The festivities continue through Sunday and the lineup is impressive throughout; you can see th ... More >>
Here again is every newly announced show for the week! We have offerings from the big-arena rock show variety all the way down to the hole-in-the-wall club type; music fans of all shape and size are bound to see something worth getting excited about. 311 will be bringing Slightly Stoopid and the Agg ... More >>
The Twangfest lineup has arrived, and it looks like a good 'un: Headliners include John Doe, Ha Ha Tonka, Langhorne Slim, Pokey Lafarge & the South City Three and Kelly Hogan. The annual festival, presented in partnership with KDHX (88.1 FM) enters its 16th year on June 6 at the Schlafly Tap Room wi ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, February 10. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
To conclude: Susan Cowsill and the Watson Twins sang "September Gurls," with the remains of Big Star playing loose and beautiful all around them. It shouldn't have happened; most of what happens shouldn't. In life, as with music, we only get so much say. Alex Chilton's passing just days before Big S ... More >>
Twangfest turns ten and throws itself a big ol' shindig
We remember Frederick's Music Lounge
No Depression: What It Sounds Like (Vol. 1) (Dualtone)
Week of August 21, 2002
Week of May 8, 2002
October 31, 2001
Thursday, Nov. 1; Off Broadway
Wednesday, Sept. 22; Off Broadway