"I was trying on my outfit earlier [for the video release party], which is why I have on a crazy outfit right now. This is not my day wear," Kristin Dennis of Née reassures me about her purple one piece jumpsuit with gold buckled belt as we walked into Native Sound Studio. Dennis is lively as her m ... More >>
Le Castle Vania at Sol Lounge, 4/23/10, by Lee Harris. More photos here. Lindell Boulevard in the Central West End has never been a hotbed of clubbing options, but the owners of Sol Lounge have managed to breathe new life into the area with several expansive floors of nightclub bliss. The bar has b ... More >>
World-renowned DJ and IHEARTCOMIX founder Franki Chan plays The Gramophone on May 1.St. Louis has seen some major names in bloghouse come to town as of late: JFK of MSTRKRFT, Le Castle Vania and Designer Drugs. But this Saturday, you can see one of the most sought-after DJs on the circuit tod ... More >>
Friday, April 16 *Ben Folds/Matt Pond PA, Chaifetz Arena *Flobots, Webster University *Mint Condition, The Pageant *Cheer-Accident/Conformists/Spelling Bee, Schlafly Tap Room *The Sparkle Rainbow Sunshine Jamboree Benefit, featuring Fattback, Red Headed Strangers, Peck of Dirt, Theodore, Magic City, ... More >>
HumThe Pageant *Jordin Sparks/Kate Voegele, May 15 *Passion Pit/Tokyo Police Club, June 23 Old Rock House *The Middle East, April 5 *Cameron McGill, May 5 *Hum, May 22 *Annuals/Most Serene Republic, May 23 *Jay Farrar, June 17 Busch Stadium *Eagles/Dixie Chicks, June 24
Benjamin Wahiche/myspace.com/juliepeel Julie Peel Where: Off Broadway With: Joe Purdy Sounds Like: The crispness of autumn. Songs from Peel's debut, Near the Sun, sigh with winsome acoustic guitars and soft-glow percussion -- and are the perfect gentle accompaniment for her husky alto voice. ... More >>
Around 1:10 a.m. or so, MSTRKRFT dropped bits of Daft Punk's "Da Funk" into its DJ set. The crowd - or what was left of it - at the Pageant naturally went apeshit, fueled as much by free Bacardi drinks as it was by the French techno-funk. And sure, at that hour, nothing is better than hearing an awe ... More >>
Friday, June 12 *Twangfest, featuring Andre Williams, Asylum Street Spankers, Jon Hardy & the Public, more, Duck Room *Yowie/Upsilon Acrux/Aleuchatistas, Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center (late) *Peter Brotzmann, Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center (early) *The Northwoods, Off Broadway *Colbie Caillat, Six Fl ... More >>
Friday! Instead of a written intro, I'm about to get all multimedia on your ass:Now then, onto some affordable things in the Lou', tonight through Sunday (Looking for weekend concerts? click here.):Transference, Large & in Charge and Sans le Motif at ArtDimensions (Friday)The ArtDimensions galle ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, June 13. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Two more shows to announce: Steve Earle is set to play at the Pageant on Wednesday, June 24 -- acoustic. And that previously announced Santigold show at the venue is finally going on sale -- details soon, I promise! -- with added special guest MSTRKRFT, doing a band thing. Oh boy!
Just received a press release stating that Brown & White Productions -- who have brought acts such as MSTRKRFT, Carl Cox, Sasha and Digweed, Josh Wink to town -- is moving its show headquarters from Dante's to HOME Nightclub. I'm hoping to catch up with B&W's Amin Mohabbat tomorrow for more ... More >>
We've even included a key!
Then we check out a book about Edwardsville's legendary Mississippi River Festival.
9 p.m. Saturday, February 24. Dante's (3221 Olive Street).
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