When legendary local musician, writer and photographer Bob Reuter died suddenly last month, friends and loved ones were grief-stricken. Reuter played in and documented the south city scene for decades, leaving behind a vast amount of artistic work and no shortage of fans and admirers. Last night his ... More >>
The memorial service for larger-than-life local musician/writer/photographer/DJ Bob Reuter will be held this Sunday at the Casa Loma Ballroom. For those just joining us, Reuter tragically passed away early last month in a freak accident, falling down an elevator shaft. Big Muddy Records, home to Reu ... More >>
Of all the reminiscences of former Orioles manager and St. Louis native Earl Weaver, who passed away on Friday, few are more touching than the one posted by his grandson Mike Leahy on Facebook. Leahy is the lead singer for the band 7 Shot Screamers and also the non-jumpsuited alter-ego of Clownvis P ... More >>
The rooms where music is made and experienced affect everything from the sound of the instruments to the mood of the people in them. Each week in Space Explorer, Brian Heffernan will tell you about a different room with significance to St. Louis music. A hypothetical: "Would it ruin it if you went ... More >>
Clownvis Presley, with Little Rachel and the Griddle Kids The Firebird Oct. 12, 2012 I'll be honest: even after 30-odd years, I still think clowns are freaking scary. I'll never understand why parents enjoy parading humanoids with scary makeup, dead eyes and a sinister smile in front of their kids. ... More >>
One year ago this week Chuck Berry collapsed on stage in Chicago. It was a call to action for many people who had been slacking on seeing his live show at Blueberry Hill. As residents of this city, it's hard to get perspective on just how amazing it is that Chuck Berry, the dude who probably invent ... More >>
9:30 p.m. Friday, December 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
No, you haven't stepped in some time warp back to Los Angeles in the late '70s: Fear's Lee Ving and X's Exene Cervenka will be performing at Deluxe on Saturday, April 4. Not together, mind you; Cervenka will have a full band (members TBA), and Ving's performance is solo. Mike Leahy and Deano of 7 Sh ... More >>
Week of May 31, 2007
10 p.m. Wednesday, January 24. Way Out Club (2525 South Jefferson Avenue).
Dean C. Minderman|Kristyn Pomranz|Andrew Miller|Kristie McClanahan|Christian Schaeffer|Andrew Miller|Ben Westhoff|Annie Zaleski|Brooke Foster|Jaime Lees|Roy Kasten
The complete low-down on this year's nominated acts
The 7 Shot Screamers hang with Morrissey, tour with Exene Cervenka — and make the Lou proud
Friday, December 23; the Way Out Club (2525 South Jefferson Avenue)