We'll start this post off by recognizing the fact that yes, Red Hot Chili Peppers is playing in town on Friday (Scottrade Center); as is Local H (Firebird), but Friday is already well-represented below with another what-is-this-1996 artist, Snoop Dogg, playing at Pop's and roots-reggae pioneer Might ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, May 22. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
The classical music of 75-year-old Philip Glass occupies an unlikely place in pop culture. It still attracts the same age group it did when the composer first performed his minimalist works more than 40 years ago. This audience is ever present for the renowned artist's recent performance at the Ka ... More >>
Zach WolfeThe members of Black Lips continue to insist that they never actually peed in each other's mouths onstage, but the truth is as debatable as it is unimportant. What matters more is that people could totally see them doing that. While they might not urinate, they do spit, bleed, throw ... More >>
myspace.com/foreignermusicKelly Hansen, vocalist of Foreigner since 2005, is a frontman. He wields the mic stand like a sword -- or a young Steven Tyler. He struts around the stage wearing sunglasses without looking like a tool. When singing tender moments, he frames his face with clasped fis ... More >>
Why waste money (or steal) those bogus Thriller remixes when you can get better Michael Jackson reinventions legally — for free? Plus, the history of the classic Harlem Globetrotters song "Sweet Georgia Brown."
Soul-survivor Sharon Jones and her crack backup the Dap-Kings finally bring their '60s retro-cool to the Lou.
Back to Black (Universal Republic)
A Son Unique (Def Jam)