Warning: show-going can be bad for your health. I type this with watery eyes, a sore head and throat, and a forever-runny, impossible-to-breathe-out-of nose. I suppose all that putzing around in the rain between breaking a sweat at shows over the weekend really exacerbated things quickly. Bah! Worth ... More >>
Of all the clichés of sex, drugs and rock & roll (and any other genre you could name), chemistry is surely greatest, but it has the advantage of being true. There's really no other way to explain what happens with the greatest of bands, and the Flatlanders -- featuring the three distinct voices and ... More >>
Like many people, I had a brief but intense relationship with country music in the mid-1990s. College couldn't come quickly enough, and, with it, an appreciation for music that delved a little deeper than, "Way down yonder on the Chattahoochee/It gets hotter than a hoochie cootchie." Of course, tha ... More >>
LouFest is this weekend! We're sure you are aware of the huge outdoor event, with headliners Flaming Lips and Girl Talk, not to mention Dinosaur Jr. and Sun Volt. We've already worn out plenty of computer keyboards writing it up this year, so the contents of this post are decidedly LouFest-free. Th ... More >>
LouFest is this weekend, but you will not find it listed within this post. This is because St. Louis's favorite outdoor festival will already see plenty of press this week -- hell, I'd be surprised if this blog post isn't surrounded on either side by bigass advertisements for the event. Point is, yo ... 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 >>
Why yes: That is one person.It happens to the best of us: You do the same thing over and over (and over), so you feel the need for change -- or at least a good drink. For Beyonce, that meant a new personality: Sasha Fierce. For Vanilla Ice, it meant launching a hard-rock career. For Fred Durs ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, June 21. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
7 and 9 p.m., Saturday May 14, at the Lumière Theatre in the Lumière Place Casino & Hotel.999 North Second Street.
Mumford and Sons blew up faster than a barn housing a meth lab, and now the Anglo-folksters are commanding $35 at the door. Don't make the same mistake you made with Florence and the Machine, this show will sell out before you can say hoe-down. At the Pageant June 5. Blueberry Hill *Dread Ze ... More >>
courtesy of the SheldonThere were a few different intriguing elements going into Lyle Lovett's Monday night St. Louis visit. For starters, the show sold out less than ten minutes after it went on sale. This, of course, had as much to do with the country-folk troubadour's crossover appeal as i ... More >>
8 p.m. Monday, August 2. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.
Let's guess what J. Biebs is thinking here: "It's so tough being a teeny tiny heartthrob. Y'all just don't understand, yo! I'm angsty!"...Maybe. He's probably just thinking about recess though. Blueberry Hill Duck Room *Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers, July 29 Cicero's *Oceans Over Airplanes ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Sunday, August 12. BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups, 700 South Broadway
Your guide to St. Louis music from now till Labor Day.
7 p.m. Friday, July 28. Overlook Stage (Sullivan Boulevard, on the Arch Grounds).
Tuesday, April 25, at 8 p.m. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
The Rep feasts on Shakespeare
With the Cards in the playoffs, there's always music in the air
Week of August 11, 2004
Saturday, August 14; Gateway Arch Stage on the St. Louis Riverfront
Wednesday, March 10; Pageant
Saturday, November 1; Off Broadway
Thursday, October 23; Fox Theatre
Week of October 22, 2003
The St. Louis International Film Festival proves "indie" isn't a category but a way of life
New Earth Mud (Redline Entertainment)
Bella Città Mediterranean
Week of August 28, 2002
Lyle Lovett's new career retrospective pays homage to his beginnings -- but also raises troubling questions about his future
Week of May 8, 2002
Sunday, Feb. 10; Generations
A performer's diary charts the brilliant, the bawdy, the baked and the banal among St. Louis open mics
Moulin Rouge thrusts forth a deliciously garish Paris
Thursday, Nov. 2; Cicero's
That Bob Costas guy really gets around
Directed by Rob Minkoff