It's hard to remember sometimes that "Weird Al" Yankovic has been honing his craft for more than 30 years now, bringing us masterful parodies of pop music for so long that he's outlived many of his onetime subjects. He has a new album called Mandatory Fun and is in the midst of releasing eight music ... More >>
Jon GitchoffMary J. Blige, live at Lilith Fair"This is so much better than I could have ever imagined," exclaimed Mary J. Blige, as the Lilith Fair crowd cheered wildly for her. The same could be said about yesterday's all-day show at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. While negative publicit ... More >>
A few troubling facts about my trajectory as a Jimmy Buffett fan: The "newest" Buffett CD I own is Banana Wind, which came out in 1996. I've never finished his book, A Pirate Looks at Fifty. Both were gifts. If I were being honest with myself, I'd admit that I'm still floored by last week's incredib ... More >>
There was nothing flashy about Mark Knopfler's show last night at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. The fanciest thing about the two-hour set was the occasional unveiling of a "guitar-cam": a camera on the end of his guitar that magnified his hands as he performed classics such as "Sultans of Swing." Photo ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, April 22. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
Who says the record store is dead? Not us here in St. Louis, where both Vintage Vinyl and Euclid Records sold a lot of tunes. Below, please find the top selling albums from both stores, including a separate top vinyl list from VV. Enjoy! Vintage Vinyl: Top CDs 1. Murphy Lee - You See Me 2. ... More >>
Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Euclid Records 1. Avett Brothers - I & Love & You 2. Bottle Rockets - Lean Fo ... More >>
The Fox Theatre *Mark Knopfler, Thursday, April 22, 2010 The Pageant *Matisyahu, Monday, November 2 Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers, Thursday, November 19 *LMFAO, Friday, November 20 Blueberry Hill *Chuck Berry, Wednesday, October 1 *The Hibernauts, Saturday, October 24
You read that right: Mark Knopfler -- known for his work with Dire Straits -- has announced a solo tour, which includes a stop in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. The show isn't until Thursday, April 22, 2010 (wow!), but tickets are on sale next Friday, September 18, at 10 a.m. Prices are:$63. ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, November 20. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
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Thursday, Feb. 22; Rocket Bar.