About ten years after its decline, third wave ska still seems like an oddity in the history of rock and roll. One principal tenant of the genre was the cover song. It was sometimes a formulaic practice, but it continues to be a way for the ska community (yes, such thing exists and its bonds are stro ... More >>
7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Madonna is taking time out of her taxing virgin-blood-drinking schedule long enough to fit in a lil' world tour. She'll bring all the hits and her terrifying biceps to the Scottrade Center on November 1. Teflon Don, The Boss Rick Ross is at the Ambassador on February 19. Rob Ruzicka is throwing hims ... More >>
7 p.m. Friday, August 26. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
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 >>
MC Bat Commander's ill-fitting uniform barely contained his pot belly as he announced, "It's been seven years since we've played here, but we've been working out the entire time." Later in the set, he pulled three children from the front row on stage and chucked them one Ryan WasobaA tattoo spotted ... More >>
It's been a long week. Here are the highlights of shows going on this weekend -- please chime in with your own below. Friday, March 19 *Jay-Z/Young Jeezy/Trey Songz, Scottrade Center *David Gray, Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center *STS9, The Pageant *Michael McDermott (early), Off Broadway * ... More >>
7 p.m. Sunday, November 8. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.