This week, our critics' picks include a varied pool of performers across genres including Boz Scaggs, 7 Seconds, Pigeon John and Peter J. Woods. Take your pick from punk and hip-hop to blues and noise. As always, stayed tuned until Friday for even more recommendations over the weekend.
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 >>
Recently, I stopped drinking alcohol for a few weeks due to a severe case of "turning into a tremendously fat man." Attending / eating at the Gathering of the Juggalos essentially ruined my metabolism, which now runs off of warm beer and chocolate-covered waffles. As a result, I've been compensating ... More >>
New Edition | SWV Scottrade Center March 29, 2012 Approaching 30 years in the music industry, New Edition has gone through its fair share of changes. Despite the break-ups, lineup changes, and solo and side projects, the Boston-based boy band is back on tour together -- and St. Louis fans packed in ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.
The Castle Ballroom - one of St. Louis' few remaining links its jazzy musical past - is in need of a buyer. And despite some challenges, boosters see potential to rehabilitate the facility to its former glory. Located at 2839 Olive St., the Castle Ballroom was one of the first dance halls that targ ... More >>
Still tired from last week? Too bad, March is unrelenting. Time to down some coffee, eat some energy bars and pack in the protein (might we recommend some pink slime?) because this week is jam-packed with shows as well. On Friday, two guys named Pete who happen to be legends in their respective fiel ... More >>
Photographic proof that DeWitt and Gill are friends.A few weeks back we reported how Ira DeWitt, wife of Cardinals' president Bill DeWitt III, had settled her beef with R&B crooner Johnny Gill. Gill is signed to DeWitt's St. Louis-based record label, Notifi Records. In August, DeWitt sued the ... More >>
DeWitt and Gill: Record producer sues her star.The wife of Cardinals president William DeWitt III has filed suit in Los Angeles against former New Edition front man Johnny Gill. Ira DeWitt owns Nofti Records, a small label based in the St. Louis suburb of Brentwood. Gill, who reached fame in the ... More >>
The Essence Music Festival is the premiere mainstream R&B festival -- but its ambitious scope encompasses a whole lot more. The main events are evening concerts with more than 40 household-name acts in R&B, urban contemporary, soul, hip hop and jazz, including mainstage shows stacked with hea ... More >>
courtesy of Fair St. LouisThe lineup for the 2011 Celebrate St. Louis Summer Concerts has just been announced: As you can see, it's Bill Biv DeVoe on July 15th, Gavin DeGraw on July 16th, Keb' Mo' on July 22nd and Barenaked Ladies on July 23rd. All shows are free and the headliners listed sta ... More >>
Dark-horse boy-pop group Fantomas give teenybopper fans more than they're bargaining for