Norah Jones

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    Open Highway Music Festival Expands to Five Days, Features Former R.E.M. Members

    Last August, Off Broadway concert promoter John Henry told RFT Music that he wasn't sure how big the hugely successful Open Highway Festival ultimately would become, but he shared that he and club owner Steve Pohlman wanted to continue to surprise concertgoers with a variety of musical genres and pe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Five St. Louis-Based Music Festivals that Draw Out-of-Towners

    Our beloved St. Louis -- celebrating its 250th birthday this year -- is on an uptick. The city has tech startups out the wazoo, gets recognized for all kinds of cuisine and is one of the most literate cities in the nation. Basically, we're surrounded by awesome stuff at all times. But new residents ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    Singer-Songwriter Lizzie Weber to Release Debut Album: Hear the Track, "California" From it Now

    In this biweekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. RFT ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    Euclid Records' 50 Best-Selling Albums of 2012

    Euclid Records -- one of several excellent purveyors of music in this town and our 2012 winner for Best Record Store -- has just released its top 50 sellers of 2012. It's an interesting list for several reasons. It bears almost no resemblance to Billboard's list, of course. But it also speaks to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    The Ten Best Shows In St. Louis This Weekend: December 14 to 16

    So whoa, Kiernan's leaving. This is the man that got me my start around here: I replied to an open call on the RFT Music Facebook page for writers, Mr. Maletsky in turn got me a job and now my days are spent babbling online about music rather than driving around in my car slinging pizzas. His depart ... More >>

  • Music

    December 13, 2012

    Cory Chisel

    8:30 p.m. Friday, December 14. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From December 10 to 16

    And now a Public Service Announcement from RFT Music: It's wintertime, folks, and you know what that means: It's cold! And as we all know, in the cold, everything dies. The trees, the bugs, at least one ill-prepared bird I found in my side yard -- and most important for the purposes of this post: t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2012

    Norah Jones at Peabody Opera House, 10/15/12: Review, Photos and Setlist

    Norah Jones | Cory Chisel Peabody Opera House October 15, 2012 At game time for the second installment of the NLCS series, the Vegas betting line gave a slight edge to the Cardinals over the Giants. In the fine, you might say invisible, print, odds were even that Norah Jones would hold a crowd - no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    The 15 Most Ridiculous Band Promo Photos

    Here at RFT Music HQ we see literally one shitload of press photos every week. Many of them stick to a template: Gather all band members together, shoulder to shoulder. Make sure no one smiles, ever. Have the artists try to look thoughtful, but also like they are not trying to look like anything. Th ... More >>

  • Film

    June 28, 2012
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    March 17, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Friday 3/16/2012

    If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music editors have selected t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Norah Jones, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Do it Right: SXSW 2012 Day 3

    Thursday, March 15, 2012 1 p.m. SXSW is time machine, not always dialed towards the future. Though the clubs change names every season, the gimmicks get more and more outrageous -- witness the skyscraper-sized vending machine stocked with minivan-sized bags of chemically-enhanced corn chips whose n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    Alert: SXSW Coverage Ahead

    "What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>

  • Music

    February 2, 2012
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    December 7, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of November 29 through December 5

    * = coming to town, = local ​Euclid Records 1. Shelby Lynne - - Merry Christmas 2. Various Artists - - A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector 3. Mavis Staples - - You Are Not Alone 4. Doors - - Live in Vancouver 1970 5. Norah Jones - - Featuring Norah Jones

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Show Review: Loudon Wainwright III Brings Mirth Without Mercy at the Old Rock House, Monday, November 22

    Roy Kasten​ A Loudon Wainwright III gig is a performance but not a show. He stands on the stage alone, with a big Martin D-28 acoustic guitar, a small table with scattered cheat sheets and a bottle of water. He barely even dresses the folksinger part. With rumpled Dockers slacks, a button-down ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    New Release Highlights For November 16: Local Boy Nelly Returns With 5.0

    (New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Cassidy's C.A.S.H.​*Cassidy, C.A.S.H. The once gold-certified rapper returns with a new studio album. Stream the C.A.S.H. in full here. *Crushed Stars, Con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    St. Louis Is Getting a Lilith Fair Date

    Stop smirking: The fact that St. Louis snagged a date on the being-routed Lilith Fair is kind of awesome. This year's list of artists playing some (or all) of the dates for the reactivated all-female-artists tour -- nothing's set in stone yet -- is bordering on the incredible: Heart! Cat Power! Lore ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of December 14 - December 20

    Euclid Records 1. Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures 2. Tom Waits - Glitter And Doom Live 3. Neil Young - Dreaming Man Live '92 4. Bob Dylan - Christmas In The Heart 5. Animal Collective - Fall Be Kind EP 6. Norah Jones - The Fall 7. Vince ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of December 7-13

    Vintage Vinyl 1. THEM CROOKED VULTURES---Them Crooked Vultures 2. CLIPSE---Til The Casket Drops 3. MELANIE FIONA---The Bridge 4. GUCCI MANE---State Vs. Radric Davis 5. BLAKROC---Blakroc 6. JOHN MAYER---Battle Studies* 7. VARIOUS ARTISTS---Daptone Gold 8. TOM WAITS---Glitter & Doom Live 9. PASSION PI ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of November 23 - November 29

    Euclid Records 1. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Live Anthology 2. Them Crooked Vultures - Them Crooked Vultures 3. Bob Dylan - Christmas In The Heart 4. Tom Waits - Glitter And Doom Live 5. Bottle Rockets - Lean Forward 6. Swell Season - Strict J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of November 16-22

    Vintage Vinyl 1. ALL TIME LOW---Nothing Personal 2. BOYS LIKE GIRLS---Love Drunk 3. JOSH GOLDEN---Josh Golden 4. 50 CENT---Before I Self-Destruct 5. THEM CROOKED VULTURES---Them Crooked Vultures 6. JOHN MAYER---Battle Studies* 7. RAKIM---Seventh Seal 8. NORAH JONES---The Fall 9. BOYS LIKE GIRLS---Bo ... More >>

  • Music

    August 19, 2009

    Over the Rhine

    9 p.m. Thursday, August 20. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

  • Music

    September 10, 2008
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    August 6, 2008

    Amos Lee

    8 p.m. Tuesday, August 12. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard

  • Music

    December 26, 2007

    Face the Nation

    We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.

  • Film

    May 23, 2007

    America Cannes

    Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.

  • Music

    April 25, 2007

    M. Ward / Norah Jones

    7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 2. Fox Theatre (527 North Grand Boulevard).

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2006

    More Living Proof That Nothing Lasts

    Gary Black [from] "Gimme back my URL" Speaking of Jay Farrar, recent visitors to the Son Volt frontman's Web site may be surprised to see it hawking muscle relaxants and diet pills. We always assumed our local demigod was a Stag and David Nicholson 1843 man. Turns out the site ... More >>

  • Music

    June 21, 2006

    Peeping Tom

    Peeping Tom (Ipecac)

  • Music

    March 15, 2006

    Rhett Miller

    The Believer (Verve Forecast)

  • Music

    January 25, 2006

    Tim Ries Presents the Rolling Stones Project

    Thursday, January 26; Finale Music & Dining, (8025 Bonhomme Avenue, Clayton)

  • Music

    January 25, 2006

    Beat Happenings

    Music news you can use

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    November 2, 2005

    Ryan Adams & the Cardinals

    Jacksonville City Nights (Lost Highway)

  • Music

    October 12, 2005

    Sara Gazarek

    Thursday, October 13; Finale Music and Dining (8025 Bonhomme Avenue, Clayton)

  • Music

    July 6, 2005

    Foo Fighters

    In Your Honor (RCA)

  • Music

    April 13, 2005


    A little comic, a little poetic, totally Clem Snide

  • Music

    February 2, 2005

    Kevin Mahogany

    Wednesday, February 2, through Saturday, February 5; Jazz at the Bistro (3536 Washington Avenue)

  • Music

    December 8, 2004

    Not Norah

    St. Louis jazz singer Erin Bode is her own woman

  • Music

    August 11, 2004

    Various Artists | Various Artists

    The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (Walt Disney Records) | Garden State (Epic)

  • Music

    August 4, 2004

    Jesse Harris Duo

    Thursday, August 5; Gateway Arch Stage on the St. Louis Riverfront

  • Music

    July 21, 2004

    Jolie Holland

    Wednesday, July 28; Off Broadway

  • Music

    January 14, 2004

    Hip to be Square

    Tracks offers comfort to Ensure-swilling music fans

  • Dining

    November 12, 2003

    Have Palate, Will Travel

    The Blue Elephant does Thai food with a gourmet twist

  • Music

    July 9, 2003

    Norah Jones with Richard Julian

    Tuesday, July 15; Fox Theatre

  • Culture

    April 9, 2003

    Made With Love

    Rosanne Cash is the friend who will say, or sing, what you can't

  • Music

    February 26, 2003

    Dirty Dozen Brass Band

    Friday, February 28; St. Louis Casa Loma Ballroom

  • Music

    January 22, 2003

    Peter Cincotti

    Saturday, January 25; Sheldon Concert Hall

  • Music

    July 24, 2002

    Julia Fordham

    Saturday, July 27; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room

  • Music

    March 27, 2002

    STL by Southwest

    Local heroes Nadine drove hundreds of miles to perform at SXSW, the music industry's biggest clusterfuck. Was it worth it?

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