Happy Friday! Get out and enjoy another week of spring before summertime weather completely invades our climes. Head to Cicero's to grab Nite Owl's latest release, get sunburnt at Pointfest, witness some real-life juggalo action as ICP hosts wrestling at Pop's or do something completely different. H ... 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 >>
Brooklyn-based, Philadelphia-born rock trio Jukebox the Ghost came to the Firebird on Friday. Opening the show was Matt Pond, the Lighthouse and the Whaler, and We Should Leave This Tree (by the way, is the "leave" in that band's name supposed to be a pun in reference to trees? I can't decide). Our ... More >>
Everyone's sick this week! I've quarantined myself in my little cube corner all week OD'ing on oranges and gummy vitamins, staring at the box of Kleenex on my desk and nervously awaiting my turn. As a wise man once said, the only prescription for this fever is more cowbell, and while I can't guarant ... More >>
Perhaps one of the greatest joys of this here job is seeing what bands come up with for press photos. They range from strange and deranged to just plain silly (as shown above in string form). In case you missed it last year, my predecessor and now music editor Daniel Hill compiled a list of the 15 m ... More >>
8 p.m. Sunday, August 22. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
Nichole TorpheaIslands at Off Broadway in March 2008. More photos.The last time Islands played in St. Louis, at Off Broadway in March 2008, the Canadian kaleidoscopic pop-weirdos "showcased their diverse influences and tastes," said Keegan Hamilton. From that review: The set opened with a ha ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, November 4. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street).