Getting your celebrity gossip from "TMZ" is soooooo 2009, dude. Each Thursday in "Twitter Litter," RFT Music rounds up the week's best meltdowns, ego battles and WTFness from rockers, rappers and DJs who aren't afraid of a little hashtag action. It's time to take out the trash. YOU GUYS! We're goin ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsA to Z goes out to shows. Many shows. In fact, this year alone we've reviewed... well, more concerts than we can count. Trying to figure out which ones we liked best has been a daunting task. I mean, Rush was fantastic -- but in an entirely different way than Minus the Bear o ... More >>
When Nick Jonas put RFT music editor Annie Zaleski on the spot after his Pageant performance to ask her for an in-person critique, he crossed the standardized boundary between music journalist and music maker. I recently had a similar experience with St. Louis Symphony Orchestra violinist Lisa Chon ... More >>
Context is everything. Tell someone you're going to see Prince's band circa the New Power Generation, and the night's cred is through the roof. But tell someone you're going to see the same band - but fronted by teenpop heartthrob Nick Jonas -- and suddenly the show has a very different connotation. ... More >>
Nick Jonas is polite. He has a firm handshake. He takes after his father -- a man wearing a cozy sweater who smiles jovially and also shakes hands warmly, while thanking me for coming to the show. I'm backstage and upstairs at the Pageant, and Nick Jonas is asking me what I thought of his show with ... More >>
7 p.m. Tuesday, January 19. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
David GrayThe Pageant *2010: A Nightlife Experience, Wednesday, December 30 *Nick Jonas and the Administration/Diane Birch, Tuesday, January 19 *Umphrey's McGee, Thursday, February 4 *G. Love and Special Sauce, Saturday, March 13 *STS9, Friday, March 19 *Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Tuesday, Marc ... More >>
There's a good reason for that headline, I swear. Nick Jonas and the Administration -- the new band featuring the youngest JoBro -- has made St. Louis one of the stops on its brief U.S. tour in January. The January 19 Pageant show features opener Diane Birch. Tickets are on sale November 12 and are ... More >>