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; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Friday, June 1. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.8:30 p.m. Friday, June 1. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Summer is upon us! The pools are open, the temperatures are high, and my stomach is still recovering from the barrage of barbecue it was assaulted with over the three-day weekend. Another sign of the season is the increasing number of great shows coming to town; summer tours and outdoor festivals ab ... More >>
Friday, March 16, 2012 2:15 p.m. By mid-afternoon the South Congress strip had become a not-quite-debauched Mardi Gras parade of young and old, hip and unhip, crunchy and coiffed, and dogs, lots of dogs, all taking in the food trucks, boutiques, vintage apparel encampments and day parties, lots of ... More >>
Ricky Smiley and his infectious chuckle tickle our eardrums daily during his long-running morning show syndicated on Hot 104.1. The ATL funnyman brings his comic stylings to Chaifetz in February. Chaifetz also snagged the Black Keys in late April, and newcomer Plush is bringing our Missouri boys bac ... More >>
What do you mean those mushrooms were "medicinal"? It seems like just yesterday we were welcoming the return of fall and trying to find somewhere to stand in the Pageant for Bon Iver. But another week has come and gone, and you, as usual, have no excuse to be bored this weekend. DJ Lance Roc ... More >>
Bloodshot Bill and King Khan are coming to Off Broadway in November as Tandoori Nights. All hail shirtless wonder King Khan, for he is headed back to St. Louis with his homey Bloodshot Bill as Tandoori Knights. The wild duo will be at Off Broadway on November 25. Allegedly, they started play ... More >>
Let us not speak of the weather, shall we? On the main music page, here are previews of many shows happening this weekend, including Margot and the Nuclear So & So's with Union Tree Review and Sleepy Kitty tonight and Mount Kimbie on Sunday, while below are ten more good bets for this weekend ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, March 25. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Icy nuggets of electropop bliss shrouded in gothic imagery, Cold Cave's atmospheric abrasion and disillusionment make for the most depressing songs you'll ever want to dance to. Cold Cave's sophomore effort is out April 5, so cop that before they play the Luminary on April 9. 2720 Cherokee ... More >>
In a press release sent out yesterday, Jim Dunn, co-founder of the PLAY:stl Music Festival & Conference, announced that the event will not return in 2011. No reason was given for the cancellation, although the release stated, "While the decision to discontinue the festival was difficult, the organiz ... More >>
* = coming to town, = local Vintage Vinyl 1. LIL WAYNE---I Am Not A Human Being 2. ELTON JOHN & LEON RUSSELL---Union 3. SUFJAN STEVENS---Age Of Adz 4. BELLE & SEBASTIAN---Write About Love 5. KINGS OF LEON---Come Around Sundown 6. JOHN LEGEND & THE ROOTS---Wake Up! 7. AVETT BROTHERS---Vol. 3 ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday October 13. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
* = coming to town, = local Vintage Vinyl 1. DEAD CONFEDERATE---Sugar 2. MARGOT & THE NUCLEAR SO & SO'S---Buzzard* 3. KEM---Intimacy 4. WALKMEN---Lisbon* 5. SANTANA---Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics Of All Time
(New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Flying Lotus' latest Pattern & Grid World*Flying Lotus, Pattern Grid World Just months after releasing the full-length Cosmogramma, Flying Lotus returns wit ... More >>
Margot and the Nuclear So and So's will be at The Firebird on October 13. Cicero's *The Brains, September 4 Cranky Yellow *Gun Outfit, July 28 *Home Blitz, July 25
A few weeks ago, OK Go released a video for its new song, "This Too Shall Pass." The clip's premise involves a Rube Goldberg machine -- the complex (and often whimsical) cause-and-effect contraptions where one movement affects every other movement, and at the end this series of events causes someth ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, May 7. Lucas School House, 1220 Allen Avenue
Get ready for the summer of Ruka Puff
Margot & the Nuclear So and So's make a joyful noise unto the indie-rock gods