Lefty Frizzell

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Tim McGraw Gets Sober, Kills Only Chance of Revitalizing Country Music

    Country music has always mystified me. On the one hand, the songs always seem to focus on alcohol, failed relationships, and poverty - subjects that have spawned fantastic art for years. On the other hand, popular country music has been virtually unlistenable for at least the last twenty years.

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2011

    Sunshine politics: An interview with folk icon Jonathan Edwards

    Photo Credit: Stephen Ide​Folk troubadour Jonathan Edwards is a master of the less-is-more approach - so much so that his best known song, "Sunshine," still sneaks up on listeners as a catchy, acoustic pop ditty, and then, on repeated hearings, becomes a bold indictment of authority and war. T ... More >>

  • Music

    November 18, 2009

    George Jones

    8 p.m. Saturday, November 21. Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center, on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, 1 University Boulevard.

  • Music

    October 15, 2008

    Jimmie Dale Gilmore

    9 p.m. Friday, October 17. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Music

    May 24, 2006

    Local Motion: The Linemen

    Friday, May 26, at 9 p.m. Lemmons (5800 Gravois Avenue)

  • Music

    January 4, 2006

    The Woodys

    Saturday, January 7; Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue)

  • Music

    May 26, 2004

    Dale Watson

    Saturday, May 29; Off Broadway

  • Music

    May 21, 2003

    He Can Make It

    The strangest fact in the George Jones bio is that he's survived at all

  • Music

    January 9, 2002

    Wayne Hancock

    Friday, Jan. 11; Off Broadway

  • Music

    June 6, 2001

    George Jones

    Saturday, June 9; St. Charles Family Arena.

  • Music

    December 27, 2000

    Ode to Joy

    The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000