Beer fans in St. Louis have a few new options this week as Free State Brewing moves into our market and Shelton Brothers Importers return to Missouri after an almost two-year absence. On Tuesday, Lawrence, Kansas-based Free State Brewing Company arrived in area bars and stores. Free State opened up ... More >>
This week, catch the Appleseed Cast, Sin Motivo, Father Figures, Chuck Prophet and more. Chuck Berry also plays his monthly show this Wednesday -- it's sold out, but take that as a reminder that you should purchase tickets to see him next time around while you can! More recommendations on what to se ... More >>
There isn't a lot of down time for MORRI$ these days. The Lawrence, Kansas based producer and DJ has been on a tear lately, with his production work being touted through the UK-based label Night Slugs. If he's not busy with that, he's running Team Bear Club, an artist collective he founded back in 2 ... More >>
The Swayback is currently on the back half of one of the biggest tours in its ten year history. The first leg brought the Denver rock & roll band to Plush for its first-ever St. Louis show, on the night of a Cardinals playoff game. You can imagine how that went. I went mostly because I wanted to see ... More >>
Sleigh Bells and AraabMuzik have just announced a co-headlining fall 2012 tour, and it will stop at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Blvd) on October 28. Expect the loudness and riffage to have your ears ringing right through Halloween. Tickets go on sale this Friday at 5 p.m., unless you head over to the ... More >>
Odd Future has just announced a show on September 14 at the Pageant. The members of the rambunctious skate-rap collective that will be in the house are Tyler the Creator, Hodgy Beats, Left Brain, Domo Genesis, Mike G, Earl Sweatshirt and Taco. Tickets are $25 in advance or $27.50 day of show -- the ... More >>
Mission of Burma | The Conformists The Firebird April 4, 2012 One-third of a century isn't too long to wait for a band to come to town, is it? Mission of Burma - the band that basically invented American indie-rock as we know it today - never got closer than Lawrence, KS during its 1979-1983 heyday ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, January 20. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
On October 2 in Lawrence, Kansas, the Scion Garage Fest has lured the genre's big names to the Midwest; to name a few, King Khan & the Shrines, Best Coast, the Oblivians, the Raveonettes, the Gories and the Clean. But St. Louis is getting its own garage/soul festival on November 5 and 6 at Of ... More >>
A group of high school students in Lawrence, Kan., decided that a somewhat vague and mysterious policy of keeping disabled kids off the ballot for Homecoming was not at all cool -- so they changed it.At Free State High School, a crew of friends lobbied hard -- and, they thought, successfully -- f ... More >>
Liz DeichmannFlaming Death TrapIf St. Louis has "buzz bands," then Flaming Death Trap would be numero uno, thanks to fresh EP and notable opening slots. Armed with two anime-like guitars, the four-piece ripped into dense, reverb-scorched noise before slight guitar problems. Lead singer Anthon ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, March 20. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Image Via K2 or 1932?Our counterparts at The Pitch in Kansas City have been high on K2 synthetic marijuana for months.They started writing about the controversy in Kansas over the faux-dope back in November, when Republican lawmakers in that state began pushing to ban the substa ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, March 6. The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood.
8 p.m. Saturday, February 28. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
So imagine the scenario: You're sitting around a Lawrence, Kansas coffee shop, blissfully unaware that you're due to play across Missouri on KDHX that very moment. Such was Titus Andronicus' dilemma earlier Wednesday afternoon. It's to Titus Andronicus' credit that they not only made it to KDHX (eve ... More >>
Columbia, Missouri, University of Missouri, Mizzou, Out Traveler, Gay-Friendly College Towns
8 p.m. Sunday, August 24. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street
8:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 6. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street
We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.
8 p.m. Friday, August 31. Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center, 3301 Lemp Avenue.
Then we talk action and politics with Brooklyn Afrobeat aficionados Antibalas.
9 pm. Thursday, January 18. Ground Floor (215 East Main Street, Belleville, Illinois).
Week of September 7, 2006
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B-Sides intercepts a Ryan Adams IM, gets ghoulish with AFI and downloads pop gems with Little Hits
Tuesday, May 2, at 9 p.m. Cicero's (6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City)
Peregrine (The Militia Group)
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We get trippy with hippies, watch musicians melt and dig a heavy fatwa
The Capsules make music to swoon by
The Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center relieves social constipation, one ear-splitting roar at a time
Week of January 28, 2004
He scaled an intellectual Everest at age twelve. What's he like at sixteen? Meet George Thampy.
Tuesday, February 4; Gargoyle (on the Washington University campus)
Wednesday, January 29; Focal Point Arts Center
Monday, Feb. 18; Rocket Bar
William S. Burroughs