Under normal circumstances I despise inane small talk and "how's the weather" chatter, but for the purposes of filling these show-pick-posts' opening paragraphs with content, its a consistent fallback. That said, I wore a jacket outside this weekend! WHOA HOLY SHIT.
Sometimes I think I could write ... More >>
This might come as a shock to you, but Ted Nugent did not become famous for making jokes in St. Louis about assassinating political figures. Before that lucrative career opportunity opened up, he was a famous guitar player who rarely, if ever, talked about assassinating anybody.
It's gotten to the ... More >>
Photo courtesy of R6 Implant.
The good thing about a band calling it quits in St. Louis is that its never really done. R6 Implant is playing a farewell-of-sorts show on Saturday at Cicero's, but this isn't goodbye forever. The bill is shared with the Lion's Daughter, Galaxicon and Iron Hills. ... More >>
â€‹In nearly 40 years as a journalist for the San Francisco Chronicle, Joel Selvin had a unique landscape to contend with as a writer. Some of his most famous subjects that he was writing about lived right there in the same zip code - bands such as The Grateful Dead, Huey Lewis & The News, Jour ... More >>
[Update Thursday, March 10: This show is confirmed. On-sale information coming soon!]
This just in: Journey, which is releasing a new album, Eclipse, on May 24 exclusively through Wal-Mart, is apparently coming to St. Louis at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on Wednesday, July 27, according to an ... More >>
Common will perform for free with DJ Needles Friday night at Live on the Levee.Friday, July 9
*Common/DJ Needles, Live on the Levee
*Jonny Lang/Brandi Shearer, The Pageant
*Let Them Eat Art festival, Maplewood
*3 Sheets to the Wind/Vanattica/Sonic Candy/Ahj/Acupunkture, Fubar (early show)
*Le ... More >>
Livenation/Ticketmaster's cheap tickets promotion rolls on this week: Today, you can snag 311 and the Offspring lawn seats for $10. Reserved tickets for the show start at just $19 for the July 2 show, so it's a good deal all around. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers lawn tickets for July 18 are also a ... More >>
Photo: Nick SchnelleBone Thugs-n-Harmony on Friday at Pop's in Sauget, Illinois. See full slideshow here.I'm coming back from vacation just now, so I'm just getting back into the swing of posting -- bear with me...
We should be so lucky that Friday's sold-out Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show at Pop ... More >>
Happy Memorial Day! Get off the Internet and go outside.
Friday, May 22
*Arizona/Dive Poets/Old Lights/Big Heart Slide, Firebird
*Rib America Fest, featuring Healing Sixes/Shooting Star/Night Ranger, Soldier's Memorial Plaza
*Educated Guess/Northwoods/Dear Vincent/Goldbugs, Off Broadway
*Hot Lixx, ... More >>