The 2013 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is this weekend! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music have been working hard to make our cases for all 130 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year in 26 categor ... More >>
By Craig Hlavaty Before I take any trip to Austin and SXSW, I always take more than a few days to peruse the schedule and check out a few of the hundreds of names on the roster and read their bios. Some years there are more bands with "wolf" and "space" in their monikers than usual, and some year ... More >>
Valentine's Day is not a holiday most divorced men look forward to. But then most those guys have yet to read Crestwood author Greg Fisher's new book, The Divorced Men's Survival Guide. In it Fisher dispenses all kinds of advice for men emerging from a failed marriage, including tips on how to cook ... More >>
I have been attending the St. Louis Auto Show for probably twenty years now. I can recall back when the Caprice-based Impala was a concept. The Viper and Sunfire as well. The Acura NSX. And I saw them all, live and in person. Over acres and acres of jam-packed floor space. Every manufacturer and n ... More >>
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 >>
If real estate records are any indication, NFL Hall-of-Famer Marshall Faulk appears to be in a financial tailspin. Earlier today came news that a Florida condominium he owns is in foreclosure and that he owes the condominium association $21,982 in unpaid dues. And it doesn't end there. In 2010 th ... More >>
image viaThe novelty of chillwave subsided long ago, but Neon Indian's hypnagogic ennui is still compelling two years after the nascent rise and fall of the much-maligned genre. Catch their St. Louis debut on June 8 at The Firebird. Apop Records *Taboo, February 23 2720 Cherokee *Bawn in th ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, September 18. The Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard.
The Pageant *India.Arie, Wednesday, September 30 *Stephen Lynch, Saturday, October 3 *Dave Attell, Saturday, October 10 *Relient K/Copeland/Barcelona, Saturday, October 24 *Neko Case, Thursday, November 5Dennis Kleiman Gargoyle *Dr. Dog, Tuesday, October 13 *Peter, Bjorn and John, Friday, Novembe ... More >>
Hot on the heels of the Gargoyle announcing its partial first semester schedule, the city's other college venue, SLU's the Billiken Club, announced its initial slate of shows. Head over to its redesigned website for the entire lineup! Highlights include:*Tiger City/Royal Bangs, September 10*Maserati ... More >>
A man in southwestern Illinois is blaming the sleeping pill Ambien for a recent brush with the law. The man says he took the drug and the next thing he remembered was waking up in a jail cell where police charged him with attempting to break into a home and resisting arrest. The man aptly calls his ... More >>
A chameleonic Forest Whitaker dominates Idi Amin biopic.
Why is everyone out to get Randy Wichman?
The Longest Yard takes no prisoners in its quest to offend
Radar Station finds hope in a hometown label
Friday, November 14; the Rocket Bar
Thursday, October 10; Lemmon's Basement Bar