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Levon Helm

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2013

    In Defense of the Eagles

    Shitting on the Eagles is basically a national pastime for hard-core Americana fans. In fact, while there are several brilliant artists that alt-country loyalists are apt to bond over, dislike of the Eagles may be the single most prevalent and unifying force. Yet while there is ample cause to loath ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    Win Tickets to the Black Crowes' Sold Out Concert at the Pageant

    The Black Crowes are back, and in force, as evidenced by the fact that the band's upcoming show at the Pageant is completely sold out. The 23-year-old band emerged from its "indefinite hiatus" in December of last year, and is currently in the midst of a 21-date U.S. tour stopping in St. Louis -- and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2012

    Announcing the Winners of the First Voice Media Group Music Writing Awards

    By Ben Westhoff Each week in our print editions and every day on our blogs, the 13 Voice Media Group papers feature some of the best music writing in the country. That's why we're excited to announce the winners of our first VMG music writing awards. The honor goes to the authors of one blog post ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    The Fourteen Best Forgotten Woody Guthrie Covers

    No American songwriter has produced a more malleable, sing-able and shareable body of work than Woodrow Wilson Guthrie. Decades after his death, his archives continue to yield sweet, unfinished fruit for the likes of Jay Farrar, Billy Bragg and the Klezmatics (for starters) and his songs continue to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Nicki Minaj, My Morning Jacket, Joseph Arthur and More in This Week's New Show Announcements

    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 with which you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2012

    Off Broadway Hosting All-Star Ramble for Levon Helm

    Levon Helm's passing rightfully prompted an outpouring of emotion. Not only did Helm personally touch the lives of the most celebrated musicians in rock and roll, but he also played an extensive part of popularizing the rootsy "Americana" genre. That feat hasn't been lost on a group of musicians ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    Levon Helm, The Burning Flame of Americana

    There will never be enough praise that could be directed to Levon Helm. Notwithstanding his incalculable contribution to the Band's brilliant rock & roll ride, Helm's titanic craftsmanship and distictive voice provided a heartbeat to an untold amount of musical acts. Not only did he inspire others, ... More >>

  • Music

    December 30, 2010

    Cowboy Mouth

    8 p.m. Friday, December 31. The VooDoo Café & Lounge at Harrah's Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights.

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Hear Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three's Newport Folk Festival Set

    Courtesy of NPR, you can listen to Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three's Newport Folk Festival set from last weekend. Back in April, it was announced that the band would be performing at the world-famous festival, which also featured Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Levon Helm, John Prine, Avett B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2010

    Top Sellers At Area Record Stores for 2009

    Who says the record store is dead? Not us here in St. Louis, where both Vintage Vinyl and Euclid Records sold a lot of tunes. Below, please find the top selling albums from both stores, including a separate top vinyl list from VV. Enjoy! Vintage Vinyl: Top CDs ​1. Murphy Lee - You See Me 2. ... More >>

  • Music

    November 4, 2009

    Black Crowes

    8 p.m. Wednesday, November 11. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of August 17-23

    Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Apop Records 1. Faust -- C'est Com...Com...Complique 2. Voivod -- Infini 3. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of August 10-16

    Every Monday A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Euclid Records 1. Bottle Rockets: Lean Forward* 2. Wilco: Wilco The Album* 3. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of August 3-9

    Every Monday A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Vintage Vinyl 1. K-JON---I Get Around 2. MAXWELL---BLACKsummers'night* 3. MICHAE ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of July 27-August 2

    Every Monday (Tuesday this week -- sorry, Warped Tour), A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Euclid Records 1. SON VOLT: American ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of July 13-July 19

    Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Apop Records 1. DINOSAUR JR: Farm* 2. DEERHUNTER: Rainwater Cassette Exchange ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of June 29-July 5

    Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Vintage Vinyl 1. WILCO: Wilco (The Album) 2. MICHAEL JACKSON: Thriller 3. MICHA ... More >>

  • Music

    August 6, 2008
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    February 6, 2008
  • Music

    February 28, 2007

    The Gourds

    9 p.m. Thursday, March 1. VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights).

  • Music

    April 16, 2003

    Labor of Love

    Erstwhile St. Louis singer/songwriter Emory Joseph specializes in funky country

  • Culture

    April 17, 2002

    Do Look Back

    The Band dances The Last Waltz, but can time heal old wounds?

  • Music

    April 3, 2002

    Cassandra Complex

    The songs on Cassandra Wilson's new album unfold over many listens, revealing some of their secrets and leading to more

  • Music

    May 30, 2001

    Levon Helm and the Barn Burners

    Sunday, June 3; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room.

  • Music

    August 2, 2000

    Dawson's Peek

    A look at the long career of rock & roller Ronnie Dawson

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