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Nate Ruess

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    Grammys Highlights: Daft Punk Wins Pharrell's Hat, Taylor Swift Has Sex with a Piano

    Here at RFT Music, we care about our readers. We want to bring you sunshine, not rain. Joy, not pain. That's why we sucked it up and watched the ridiculous 56th annual Grammy awards last night -- so you didn't have to. No need to thank us -- we were happy to sit through four hours of hell to earn y ... More >>

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    August 1, 2013
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    December 12, 2012

    fun. at the Peabody Opera House, 12/11/12: Review, Photos and Setlist

    "Andrew is going to tell you a story while I get a drink. By the way, Andrew has extreme stage fright." And so Nate Ruess hangs his bandmate out to dry. Andrew hunches lower at his piano and tells us he'll need a few seconds to come up with a story, then starts talking about his grandpa and a car... ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    25 gorgeous GIFs from Lollapalooza 2012

    See Also: Lollapalooza Suspended, Resumed After Dangerous Weather Conditions Ten Things Your Lollapalooza Outfit Says About You Ready for some GIFs? To quote Ozzy Osbourne, "I can't fucking hear you!" I said, ARE YOU READY FOR SOME GIFS?! This past weekend's running of Lollapalooza in Chicago was i ... More >>

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    June 12, 2012

    Bonnaroo 2012: Big Ass Water Slide, Illicit Koozies and Bands

    Bonnaroo is an entirely different world, one where the air always smells of weed and the people you encounter share any kind of resources they have, the way we were taught as children but adults seldom practice. People were kind. Musicians were gracious. Deep-fried oreos were a reality.

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    March 16, 2012

    The New fun. Fan's Guide to the Format

    Statistically speaking, you or some iTunes user you know has, ton-i-i-i-i-ight, confirmed that he and someone else are both young and proceeded to set the world on fire. fun., America's least search-engine-optimizable band--and, somehow, the first rock band since Nickelback to debut on top of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2012

    Fun. is Coming to the Pageant

    Fun. has just announced a show scheduled for June 9 at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard, 314-726-6161). Tickets are $17.50 in advance and go on sale March 2 at 5 p.m. We think you should go. There are lots of reasons, one of which is the band's brand new LP Some Nights. It's helpfully streaming i ... More >>

  • Music

    October 6, 2010

    fun./Steel Train

    8 p.m. Friday, October 8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

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    September 16, 2009

    fun.

    8 p.m. Wednesday September 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

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    May 2, 2007

    The Format

    8 p.m. Monday, May 7. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).

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    July 19, 2006

    The Format

    Dog Problems (The Vanity Label)

  • Music

    March 29, 2006

    The Format

    Wednesday, April 5 at 8 p.m. The Hi-Pointe (1001 McCausland Avenue)

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