By Roy Kasten, Christian Schaeffer and RFT Music St. Louis isn't just a city. It's a song. Or rather songs, hundreds, thousands and more. Don't bother counting. We tried. In back rooms and basements, on stages and streets, musicians have paid tribute to St. Louis again and again. Place matters. St ... More >>
When Don Bailey spoke with Gut Check about the opening of Evangeline's Bistro and Music House (512 North Euclid Avenue; 314-367-3644), he was adamant that he does not consider himself a chef. Be that as it may, the Millstadt, Illinois, restaurateur knows how to cook up some serious Cajun food, honin ... More >>
So about those "famous red beans & rice" on the menu at Evangeline's Bistro and Music House (512 North Euclid Avenue; 314-367-3644)... Needless to say, Don Bailey didn't just pull the recipe out of a cookbook. According to the owner, the recipe was gifted to him by a "little, old Southern lady" in ... More >>
Happy Monday, everyone! We hope your weekends were filled with tons of show-going fun. Plenty more madness continues to fill our concert calendar for the week, including visits from Ken Mode, Masked Intruder, and Handsome Family Band. Get some recommendations for a show or two every night of the wee ... 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 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 >>
Photo by Stephen HouldsworthMelt-BananaMelt Banana | Spelling Bee | Yowie Cicero's October 17, 2011 Upon hearing that Melt-Banana was coming back to St. Louis, and specifically Cicero's, fans were a bit confused. Cicero's? Seriously? Isn't that where sappy singer-songwriters and Widespread P ... More >>
Photos by Bryan Sutter and Jason StoffNow in its fifth year, An Under Cover Weekend has ten local bands play a set of covers by an idol or influence of their choosing. Spread over two nights and almost certain to sell out, this years incarnation spans maybe the widest range in the event's his ... More >>
The St. Louis Symphony has announced a handful of new shows for its 2011-2012 Live at Powell series. They are unapologetically pop-centric, which is nothing new for this series or indeed for symphony orchestras nationwide. As it gets harder and harder to attract audiences to classical music, ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaJoe Schwab of Euclid Records has a cooler basement than you do.Euclid Records owner Joe Schwab has made his living off of vinyl for nearly 30 years. Though he continues to buy thousands of records each year, his collection is only what rotates through the store; he long ago gave u ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, April 30. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
The Black Rep does right by Ain't Misbehavin'.
B-Sides reviews the year's crop of holiday cheer and talks to Dweezil Zappa about his dad's legacy.
You are what you eat: The story of a culture, told through its cuisine.
Head Automatica turns the beat around, while we convene at the altar of Reverend Glasseye and fill up yer iPod with some classy tunes.
The Riverfront Times' performing arts guide
The Vultures fulfill their promise with their first EP
We have a 'Bone to pick with the Drams, write fan mail to the Vibrators and reflect on the music of New Orleans
Ken Page throws his homegrown weight behind Herod in Jesus Christ Superstar
A rough guide to St. Louis
Young Blue Eyes: Birth of a Crooner Bluebird (RCA)
We All Have a Plan (Hefty Records)
Friday, December 5; Sheldon Concert Hall
A double dip of Travolta flicks
Local music retailers are facing tough times and coming up with new ways to combat slumping sales across the industry -- if they don't file for bankruptcy, that is
Erstwhile St. Louis singer/songwriter Emory Joseph specializes in funky country
Michael Moore goes threshing about in search of fear itself
For this maestro, the weddings go on forever and the receptions never change
The annual St. Louis Tap Festival steps smartly into town
For more than 25 years, singer Terry Evans has been a fixture in roots music. You might not know his name, but you probably know his music.
A new posthumous solo album is a revealing glimpse at Joey Ramone's optimistic final days
Most of the world's top tap dancers are gathering in St. Louis for the 10th annual All That Tap festival
Wednesday-Saturday, March 14-17; Bistro Europa.
Tuesday, Feb. 20; Eliot Unitarian Chapel (216 E. Argonne Dr.).
Enthusiasm fueled Ken Burns' new documentary on jazz, but the pursuit of profit also looms large
A tribute to the great trumpeter Lester Bowie
Danny Black -- singer, guitarist and chief songwriter of rock & roll group the Blacks -- talks about his "energetic band"
Fourth annual Jewish Film Festival
St. Louis saxophonist Greg Osby returns from New York to showcase and celebrate the past and future legends of Blue Note Records
With son Bob at his side, multi-instrumentalist Bill Row continues a lifetime of making music for the people.