Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
This autumn, Jon Stewart, Chelsea Handler and Conan O'Brien may be getting a lil' STL-flavored competition in their late-night time slot. (If that sounds obscene to you....GOOD). Nikki Glaser -- a 28-year-old Kirkwood native, standup comic and Instagram enthusiast -- will be co-starring in a new wee ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music e ... More >>
Memoryhouse. Canadian pop impressionists Memoryhouse bring their gauzy, pastel retreads to the Old Rock House on November 9. Allman Brother Gregg makes a stop at the Pageant on January 3, 2012, because apparently that's coming up quick. He'll be joined by (who else?) his son's band, Devon Al ... More >>
Rocky SchenckToday is Frances Bean Cobain's 19th birthday. Time flies, right? In celebration of Miss Frannie, we've compiled a list of hot rock 'n' roll spawn. These people have at least one rock star parent and their moms are frequently models. (Figures.) They are all totally bangable, and m ... More >>
Sarah RusnakMarchFourth Marching Band at 2720 Cherokee in November 2010. Epic Show Week is upon us, and venues are getting their summer schedules on the books. Dubstep sorcerer Skrillex gets a proper date at the Pageant on July 12, presumably since he packed Sol Lounge earlier this year for a ... More >>
A screencap from the Limp Bizkit video for "N 2 Gether Now"On Wednesday, February 23, everyone in St. Louis is going to be chilling with the wea-sel. Yes, that's right, comic Pauly Shore is coming to the Old Rock House for two shows, at 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. Tickets are $30, and the shows are ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaWhen not out competing in national DJ tournaments, DJ Mahf (a.k.a. Dan Mahfood) can be found scouring local record stores for hours on end, sometimes with a portable record player by his side. A life-long fan of funk, soul and hip-hop, Mahf used to use a fake I.D. to sneak into Bl ... More >>
Former America's Next Top Model contestant Kim Stolz and her bestest friends have taken to our nation's highways to discuss the most important issue facing women today. Nope, it's not domestic violence or breast cancer or even equal pay for equal work. It's menstruation! Well, maybe your period ris ... More >>
Todd OwyoungGreg Puciato of Dillinger Escape Plan at Pop's, 12/12/09. More photos here.(Via metalinsider.net) As everyone knows by now, Mark McGwire admitted on Monday that he tried steroids throughout his baseball career. On the surface, this doesn't have much to do with the music industry. ... More >>
Sad news this morning that Captain Lou Albano -- the wrestling legend who joined forces with Cyndi Lauper in the '80s in the bizarre/infamous WWF rock & roll storyline -- has died at the age of 76. Albano was known for appearing in Lauper's music videos in the '80s -- including a few of the followin ... More >>
Nick Schuyler, the lone survivor of the boating accident that killed Marquis Cooper, Will Bleakley, and Corey Smith, has a new tattoo that honors his fallen friends. It's a nice piece of work, too; simple, elegant, and meaningful. That's the okay part of this story. The not okay part of this is whe ... More >>
One of life's greatest mysteries is the enduring popularity of Third Eye Blind, which is headlining the Rib America Festival on Sunday night at 9 p.m. Despite the fact that the group hasn't had a monster hit in nearly a decade, it's more popular than ever now -- especially with kids who were barely ... More >>
Well, here's something you don't see every day: an artist covering Marietta, Georgia, '80s jangle-twang popsters Guadalcanal Diary. Thanks to Roy for capturing Jason Ringenberg (backed by locals Rough Shop) covering GC's fabulous tune "Trail of Tears." (Click on the link for a more detailed show rev ... More >>
6 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. Pop's, 1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
(Welcome to Obscurity Knocks, where every Thursday we'll unearth something good -- but obscure -- we think deserves notice.) MP3: "Susie's Getting Married"Artist: The CucumbersAlbum: The Cucumbers four-song EP Year: 1983Label: Fake Doom RecordsWho were/are they? A band from the New Jersey sub ... More >>
I somehow found myself watching an MTV show about expensive cribs on New Year's Eve, and one of them belonged to Master P. This of course made me think of this song, "Make 'Em Say Uhh!" which is one of the more obnoxious bits of mainstream hip-hop from the '90s.Mr. P -- and son Romeo, nee Lil' Romeo ... More >>
The Chicago Sun-Times’ blog recently published an interesting piece by noted music critic Jim DeRogatis, in which he attempts to prove that ‘90s Alternative Nation darlings (and specifically Chicago acts Urge Overkill, Veruca Salt, Liz Phair and Smashing Pumpkins) resemble the baby-boomer acts t ... More >>
It's the Funny Bone, after all
We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.
8 p.m. Thursday, December 27. VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights.
9 p.m. Saturday, November 3. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
7:30 p.m. Sunday, October 15. UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights).
Wonder Showzen: Season One
The Baxter can't get the girl. Except maybe just this once.
Friday, August 20; America's Center
St. Louis Osuwa Taiko welcomes spring
Week of December 31, 2003
Chowing down the Incredible Dog Challenge
The return of Strassenfest
Friday, June 20; Savvis Center
Coldplay reinvigorates the power ballad for the MTV2 generation
But just think, no one hates TV more than Trent Lott
The name has changed, but the song remains the same
The fearsome foursome offers high-octane estrogen crunch
Ted Demme and Denis Leary are a match made in effin' heaven
Thursday, Oct. 5; Firehouse
Conceived by Michael Bennett, book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, lyrics by Edward Kleban (Stages St. Louis)
Tuesday, Sept 5; Galaxy
13 After host a release party for their interesting new self-titled CD
Written and directed by Rick Famuyiwa