The line-up this weekend is as schizophrenic as the weather! Lesson learned: always wear layers, and be thankful if there's a partially broken umbrella in your desk because it's still better than having to wade home in squishy boots. Dress accordingly, especially if you intend on getting hot and hea ... More >>
February's shaping up to be a pretty crazy month for music. And by crazy, I mean crazy. With the likes of Lady Gaga and Blowfly in only the first week, it'll be hard to compete with the level of shenanigans that are sure to ensue (also, what's this business about Bearhug?). Hell, we're not exactly s ... 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 >>
Throughout the whole of the English vernacular, nary are there etymological compositions quite so objectionably mellifluous as are those employed in the odious overindulgent offenses of music journalists. Such belittlingly belletristic behavior burdens the reader and introduces intensely inhibitive ... More >>
In this week's music feature, RFT reported on Cicero's surprising decision to fire booking agent Mike Cracchiolo and publicist Kenny Snarzyk after less than nine months of employment. They were understandably disappointed, but not all of our conversation focused on the story's negatives. Cracchiolo ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, December 23. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City. $10.
Wikimedia CommonsA scene from Christmas Holidays at MerryvaleFor local clubs, the week after Christmas can be rather dead. Out-of-town touring acts take a break for the holidays, while locals tend to rest up, spend time with family and save their energy for New Year's Eve. (The exception to t ... More >>
Warpaint can't get enough of Nellyville; the blissed out rock quartet from Los Angeles will be back in town for the third time since June on November 19 at The Gargoyle. Cicero's *Triggers, November 3 Euclid Records *JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound, November 6 *The Sights, November 6 Europe Nig ... More >>
In this week's paper, Jason Toon chatted with Hugh Cornwell of U.K. pub-punk legends the Stranglers. Cornwell is playing tonight at Off Broadway, with local openers Lida Una, in support of his new solo album, Hooverdam. (STL native KRISTEENYOUNG was originally listed as the opener, but is no longer ... More >>
The Dead WeatherFox Theatre *Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Sunday, April 18 *Jeff Beck, Thursday, April 29 The Pageant *Story of the Year, Thursday, March 4 *HIM, Wednesday, April 7*The Dead Weather, Saturday, April 24 *Martin Sexton, Saturday, May 22 Scottrade Center *Michael Buble, Friday, June 25 ... More >>
Tonight is the last of three release shows for Nick Acquisto's Live in St. Louis CD compilation. The gig takes place at Lemmons, and features Glass Teeth, N. Nomurai, The Pat Sajak Assassins and Tory Z. Starbuck. $10 gets you into the show and a free CD. Last week we posted MP3s from some of t ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, August 14. Lemmons, 5800 Gravois Avenue.
Friday, May 8*Mac Lethal/Soulcrate Music, Firebird*Thao and the Get Down Stay Down/Samantha Crain and the Midnight Shivers/Sister Suvi, Off Broadway*Yonder Mountain String Band, Pageant*Earth Crisis/Walls of Jericho, Fubar*Nightwish/Volbeat, Pop's*KRISTEENYOUNG, Vintage Vinyl (8 p.m.)*Benjamin Del S ... More >>
St. Louisians have a choice of fierce females to see tonight: Stevie Nicks -- she of the "magical coochie" -- and the rest of Fleetwood Mac are playing the Scottrade Center tonight at 8 p.m. The show is not sold out, so if you're feeling up to some sing-alongs and gothy twirls, head on downtown. At ... More >>
(This review is a co-write by me, Annie Zaleski, and my evangelical-Moz pal Kami, who is in town from New York for this show. Her qualifications include the lyrics "Trouble loves me/Trouble needs me" tattooed on her ankles and the fact that this is her fourth show of Morrissey's 2008 spring tour she ... More >>
Off Broadway *Marshall Crenshaw, Thursday, April 2 *Lydia, Wednesday, April 8 *Michael Jonas, Sunday, April 12 *Hot Panda, Monday, April 13 *Joy Bus, Wednesday, April 22 *Richard Buckner, Sunday, May 3 *KRISTEENYOUNG, Tuesday, May 5 Pop's *Dragonforce, Friday, April 24 *Twiztid, Saturday ... More >>
Thursday, December 25 *The Livers/That's My Daughter/Brian Scot Potts, Way Out Club *Nerve Parade, Mangia*Black Spade/Legend Camp/Yung Lord, Upstairs LoungeFriday, December 26 *El Monstero, Pageant *Theodore/Helium Tapes/Tight Pants Syndrome, Schlafly Tap Room*Murder City Players/Green Room Rocke ... More >>
Thanks for everything, Art Chantry -- we can't wait for this week's retrospective show!
Week of August 25, 2004
Week of December 24, 2003
Week of December 25, 2002
Monday, December 30; Way Out Club
Week of September 25, 2002
Week of September 4, 2002
Week of August 14, 2002
Freakazoid piano diva Kristeen Young once haunted St. Louis, but New York City beckoned. So did David Bowie.
Week of December 26, 2001
Metropolis St. Louis again attempts to stir enthusiasm for downtown life with a new incarnation of "The Lot"