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    November 8, 2011

    Your Guide to Tonight's tUnE-yArDs Show

    Anna M Campbell​tUnE-yArDs, your presumptive early frontrunner in the Year End Listgasm Sweepstakes, is playing at Off Broadway tonight. But the thing to note here is that the album (w h o k i l l, naturally, because the incredible talent behind all this, Merrill Garbus, ain't doing anyone any ... More >>

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    November 2, 2011

    Nervo, Big Smith Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    image via​Nervo is Mim and Liv Nervo, a DJ tag-team who hail from Down Under. They've authored hits for stars like David Guetta and Kelly Rowland, spent the summer on the decks for the latest Britney Spears tour, and the tow-haired beauties are schooling dance floors from Ibiza to Miami. Catch ... More >>

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    October 14, 2011

    The Ten Best Things to do in St. Louis This Weekend: October 14 to 16

    ​We should all probably be napping right now because there isn't a moment to lose this weekend: The Occupy St. Louis movement gets a six-band bill at Kiener Plaza, and after that show stops Hawthorne Headhunters starts up at Lola. Caleb Travers is releasing his EP at Off Broadway this evening ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Bob Seger, Lucero Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    Bob Seger, what a babe. ​Don't know what to get dad for Christmas and/or St. Nicholas Day? Classic rock icon Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band are at the Scottrade Center on December 9, and you can pretend it's papa's fault you "have" to fulfill your lifelong wish of seeing "Night Moves" pe ... More >>

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    October 7, 2011

    The Ten Best Things to do in St. Louis This Weekend: October 7 to 10

    There are plenty of great shows this weekend: Dam-Funk, Emperor X and the Morgan Nusbaum CD release spring to mind. But we'd like to draw your attention to tomorrow's shindig at Off Broadway, featuring the Wilders, Rum Drum Ramblers and the Monads, the latter of which is officially broken up. Don't ... More >>

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    October 5, 2011

    Lucero Is Coming To Off Broadway

    Memphis cow punk band Lucero is coming to Off Broadway on December 9th. Tickets are $16 in advance or $18 day of show, with a $2 minor surcharge. You can buy them starting this saturday through Up To Eleven. This will be almost exactly one year since the band's last stop at the same venue. Preview ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Caroline Smith & The Good Night Sleeps at Off Broadway, 9/22/11

    Caroline Smith & The Good Night Sleeps. Photo by Khoolod Eid​Caroline Smith & The Good Night Sleeps Off Broadway September 22, 2011 "Hey again, we're back!" was Caroline Smith's greeting to the small cluster of folks at Off Broadway last night. Caroline Smith & The Good Night Sleeps last pla ... More >>

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    September 23, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: September 23 to 25

    Tennis System​It's a good weekend to have a light wallet -- free shows include the inaugural U. City Jazz Festival in Heman Park, Taste at Solider's Memorial and the Soulard Blues Band playing at the Boathouse in Forest Park. Apologies to They Might Be Giants, which plays the Pageant on Saturd ... More >>

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    September 20, 2011

    Vetiver and Fruit Bats At Off Broadway, 9/19/11: Review and Setlists

    Roy KastenVetiver at Off Broadway​Fruit Bats | Vetiver Off Broadway September 19, 2011 Most shows don't change your life; most don't even even rack up a couple of Instagrams on Twitter. Most are bands doing what they're paid to do and giving people what they paid to hear. The exchange can sti ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    The Ten Best Things to do in St. Louis This Weekend: September 16 to 18

    What do you mean those mushrooms were "medicinal"? ​It seems like just yesterday we were welcoming the return of fall and trying to find somewhere to stand in the Pageant for Bon Iver. But another week has come and gone, and you, as usual, have no excuse to be bored this weekend. DJ Lance Roc ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Infected Mushroom, Cerebral Ballzy Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    Infected Mushroom​Brooklyn punks with the name so dumb it might be brilliant, Cerebral Ballzy, are back at Fubar on October 7. Cue the resounding chorus: "Isn't that kid's dad the CEO of Kinko's or some shit?" Grab your glowsticks: 2720 Cherokee snagged Infected Mushroom for a Thanksgiving ext ... More >>

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    September 13, 2011

    Black Moth Super Rainbow At Off Broadway, 9/12/11: Review

    ​Black Moth Super Rainbow | Marshmallow Ghosts | Dosh Off Broadway September 12, 2011 Sometimes it's hard to remember that these people making these sounds are just people. Get them in front of you, mostly maskless, wearing their every day human faces and clothes made out of fabric and threa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    The Ten Best Things To Do On Labor Day Weekend In St. Louis

    ​Welcome to our favorite Commie holiday, where we celebrate the laborers by taking Monday off and no longer wearing white. We'd say something about the coming of Fall, but our landlord just announced they've decided to keep the pool we share with a nearby apartment complex open until the end ... More >>

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    August 19, 2011

    The Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: August 19-21

    Todd OwyoungThe last time they were here, Blink 182 gave us sex, immature jokes and rock 'n' roll. We're hoping for more of the last one this time. ​This weekend is one for nostalgia. There's the PG-13 excess of the Nickelodeon '90s that comes with a concert fronted by Blink 182 (and shared wi ... More >>

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    August 17, 2011

    Joe Lally and Tandoori Knights Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    Bloodshot Bill and King Khan are coming to Off Broadway in November as Tandoori Nights. ​ All hail shirtless wonder King Khan, for he is headed back to St. Louis with his homey Bloodshot Bill as Tandoori Knights. The wild duo will be at Off Broadway on November 25. Allegedly, they started play ... More >>

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    August 12, 2011

    The Ten Best Things to do in St. Louis This Weekend: August 12-14

    ​Welcome to the weekend. The heat wave's broken and there is no shortage of excuses to leave the house. Including Rum Drum Ramblers' vinyl release at the Gramophone tomorrow night. Stick around for the late show at the same venue for London Calling's five year anniversary party. Taylor Swift ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    Joe Lally Of Fugazi Is Coming To Off Broadway

    ​Joe Lally will be playing at Off Broadway on November 9th. It's an early one: Show starts at 7 p.m. No openers have been announced, and unless we are very much mistaken he had locals last time. Ahem. The ex-Fugazi bass guitarist is touring in support of his April release Why Should I Get Us ... More >>

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    August 8, 2011

    The Pains of Being Pure at Heart at Off Broadway, 8/5/11: Review, Photos and Setlist

    Photo by Mike Appelstein​Pains of Being Pure at Heart | Craft Spells Off Broadway August 5, 2011 To my shock, they dedicated a song to me, so let's dispose with any pretense of objectivity right now. Admittedly, the song was "My Terrible Friend," so if they'd sucked live, I could have slamme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Ten Best Things To Do In St. Louis This Weekend: August 5-7

    There's a good chance you will get to see Tech N9ne make this face this weekend. ​In addition to offering a respite from the heat, this weekend promises an eclectic mix of distractions from the grind. Local psych-pop band Troubadour Dali is releasing its new album, Let's Make It Right, at Off ... More >>

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    August 1, 2011

    Announcing The First RFT Music Party

    Kentucky Knife Fight. Photo by Dave Johnson​Our love for St. Louis music cannot be confined to words. Which is just one of several reasons we're throwing a party Saturday, August 13 at Off Broadway, featuring a few excellent locals: Kentucky Knife Fight, Bruiser Queen and Ra Cailum. $6 gets y ... More >>

  • Culture

    July 28, 2011

    St. Louis Stage Capsules

    Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene

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    July 27, 2011

    Mates of State And Caroline Smith Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    Mates of State​Fresh off an appearance at New Orleans' Voodoo Experience, husband and wife duo Mates of State head to the Firebird for a Halloween show. The band's first original disc since 2008, Mountaintops, is due out September 13 on Barsuk. Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps must lo ... More >>

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    July 26, 2011

    Update: Tickets On Sale Now -- tUnE-yArDs is Coming to Off Broadway

    Anna M Cambell​Merrill Garbus, a.k.a. tUnE-yArDs, is coming to Off Broadway on November 8th. Pat Jordache will open. Update: Tickets are now on sale -- buy them online through Eleven Productions or at Off Broadway. whokill, tUnE-yArDs second full-length, is among the best-reviewed records o ... More >>

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    July 23, 2011

    Josh Ritter at Off Broadway, 7/22/11: Review and Setlist

    Todd Owyoung​ Josh Ritter and the Royal Family Band | Yellowbirds Off Broadway July 22, 2011 "This will be the world's first protozoan slow dance," Josh Ritter said, squinting against the sweat, bringing the band down towards the end of the night. "You don't have to touch each other though." ... More >>

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    July 8, 2011

    Dave Alvin with the Skeletons at Off Broadway, 7/7/11: Review, Setlist

    Roy KastenDave Alvin and the Guilty Ones huddle at Off Broadway​ Dave Alvin and the Guilty Ones | The Skeletons Off Broadway July 7, 2011 Just a few hours before the show, F-4 tornadoes flirted with the far outskirts of the metro area, thunderstorms capable of producing shot-glass-sized hail p ... More >>

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    July 8, 2011

    The Ten Best Things to do in St. Louis This Weekend: July 8-10

    ​It's our favorite day of the week once again, and we will not be bored in the next couple days. There's a great local bill at the Sheldon tonight, the second of this season's Post Performance Series downtown tomorrow and the Indie Rock Ice Cream Social just a few blocks away. Off Broadway ho ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    Centro-matic and Sarah Jaffe, 7/5/11: Review, Setlist, Photos

    Christian Schaeffer​Centro-matic | Sarah Jaffe Off Broadway July 5, 2011 In a perfect world, the makers of Auto-Tune - the vocal pitch-correction software that makes starlets sing like robots - would come out with a Will Johnson Sound-Alike module. The singer and guitarist for Centro-matic ha ... More >>

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    July 1, 2011

    Self-Sufficient St. Louis to Hold Fundraiser for Dave Hagerty Community Garden on Sunday

    ​Self-Sufficient St. Louis is holding a fundraiser event on Sunday for the Dave Hagerty Community Garden. Sunday's fundraiser will be at Off Broadway, which neighbors the Garden. Admission is a $10 donation and will feature performances by Ellen the Felon and the Mattranome, The Airliners, Syn ... More >>

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    July 1, 2011

    The Ten Best Things to do in St. Louis This Weekend: July 1-4

    Daniel Boud​It is on nights like tonight when we most wish we were some kind of amorphous blob that could split six ways: Elvis Costello's at the Pageant, Eddie Vedder's packing his ukulele into the Fox, Fucked Up and JEFF the Brotherhood are going to kick ass at the Firebird, Clownvis is fil ... More >>

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    June 24, 2011

    The Ten Best Things to do in St. Louis This Weekend: June 24-26

    ​You made it through another week, and you should reward yourself with some live musical entertainment: Tonight it's the kings of Southern rock at the Family Arena, a strong local bill at Off Broadway and another Homegrown deal at the Pageant. STL Loud showcases an eclectic bill at the Firebi ... More >>

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    June 23, 2011

    Bon Iver, Erasure, Mountain Man Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    What a beardo.​Synthpop pioneers Erasure are heading out on a world tour (!), and it's their first time stateside since Bush was in office (shudder). Amazingly enough, another Mountain Man date--the ladies are at the Firebird in early August, but if you can't wait to steep yr weary country sou ... More >>

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    June 14, 2011

    Clownvis Presley is Filming His Upcoming St. Louis Show for DVD Release

    ​Clownvis Presley's hometown show at Off Broadway on July 1st will live forever -- the performance will be filmed and released commercially on DVD. So dress nice and laugh photogenically. The Clownvis Live show will also feature Lucky DeLuxe, Foxy LeFeelion, Faith McQueen, Johnny Trashed, Si ... More >>

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    June 10, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: June 10-12

    wikimedia commons​Hope you're well rested: It's a hell of a weekend in the 'Lou. David Bazan is at Old Rock House and Twangfest goes for two more nights at the Duck Room. The Blind Eyes and Yowie are both playing big shows on Saturday, and two very different pot enthusiasts headline gigantic ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    Handsome Furs and Electric Six Lead New Show Announcements

    Handsome Furs.​ Now that Wolf Parade is dunzo, Dan Boeckner can focus on Atlas Strategic and Handsome Furs, you'll find the latter duo, Boeckner and wife Alexei Perry, at Off Broadway August 24. Irish crooner Nigel Mooney has two dates at the Missouri Botanical Gardens this month--see him Ju ... More >>

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    May 27, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: May 27-30

    Kalin Haydon ​The Gorge is putting out its long-awaited debut, Prehistoric Relapse, tonight at the Firebird. Curren$y brings his Jet Life Tour to the Old Rock House, and that's just the beginning for tonight: Dylan gets a proper birthday tribute at Off Broadway with a gaggle of great locals d ... More >>

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    May 25, 2011

    Yo Gabba Gabba and High Places Lead this Week's Show Announcements

    wikimedia commonsDJ Lance Rock with a young fan. Awwz. ​One-time St. Louisian DJ Lance Rock and the Yo Gabba Gabba! Live crew bring their kiddie show on crack back to the Fox Theatre for two family friendly performances on September 17. Leave it to the Luminary--last week it announced that sp ... More >>

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    May 20, 2011

    The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend In St. Louis: May 21 to 22

    Theodore's Blood Signs EP, which gets a release tonight at Off Broadway​It's a huge weekend for St. Louis music, with Theodore releasing its latest EP at Off Broadway tonight and Fister doing much the same up at the Firebird. No one's releasing anything at the Pageant, but you can see four of ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Slobberbone and The Dirty 30s at Off Broadway, 5/18/11: Review and Photos

    Slobberbone. Photo by Michael Dauphin​Slobberbone/The Dirty 30s Off Broadway May 18, 2011 It's been nearly nine years since Slobberbone released an album (not counting side project The Drams), but that didn't stop a small but enthusiastic crowd from catching the Texas band's weeknight show at ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Pains of Being Pure at Heart and the Black Lips Lead This Week's New Show Announcements

    Pains Of Being Pure At Heart​Bursting pop band Pains of Being Pure At Heart is coming to Off Broadway in August; if you don't have its latest, Belong, be sure to note that can always get it in button form. In somewhat related news, the Black Lips just announced a show at the Firebird, and in c ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: May 13-15

    Jessica Lea Mayfield. Photo courtesy of the artist​Recovered from last night's Wayne Coyne visit and Midwest Mayhem madness? Good, because there's plenty to come: Chicago's Ga'an is at Cranky Yellow tonight and Lord of the Yum Yum is in town tomorrow at the Way Out Club. Maybe they should carp ... More >>

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    May 12, 2011

    Nashville's Amelia White: Considerably More Neil Young than Taylor Swift

    courtesy of the artist​Amelia White, who will be playing at Off Broadway with Sam Knutson on Sunday, is an enveloping singer and a prolific songwriter (she runs her own small song publishing company and has co-written for artists like Tony Furtado, Anne McCue, Molly Thomas, Stephanie Schneider ... More >>

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    May 9, 2011

    Ted Leo at Off Broadway, 5/8/11: Review and Setlist

    Ted Leo. Photo by Roy Kasten​Ted Leo/Title Tracks/The Blind Eyes Off Broadway Sunday, May 8, 2011 Few axioms in live music are as rigid as the Law of the Solo Headliner: Never put two loud and catchy power-pop bands on before him. Break it at everyone's peril. Unless, of course the solo artist ... More >>

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    May 4, 2011

    Wiz Khalifa, George Clinton Lead this Week's New Show Announcements

    Sarah RusnakWiz Khalifa mugging with local rapper Yung Ro in March 2011.​Light week for announcements while venues finalize their summer schedules, but there are some gems here: Super Jam 4 will blow through Verizon Wireless Amphitheater on June 12--it's the first St. Louis date for Wiz Khalif ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    More From the Kinky Friedman Tapes: On Heroes and Politics

    Larry D. Moore​Kinky Friedman, the original Texas Jew Boy and salty king of the one-liners, makes a rare appearance in St. Louis tonight at Off Broadway. We're celebrating with a week of wisdom nuggets from our interview with the Kinkster; read them here and here, and get the lowdown on the le ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: April 29-May 1

    Bunnygrunt​After last weekend's total insanity, things are a little calmer in the 'Lou. As usual, however it wasn't hard to find ten things you could be doing with your time: Kinky Friedman plays tonight at Off Broadway, the Incurables are releasing an EP at the same place tomorrow and Bunnygr ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011

    Glitch Mob, Twangfest and Clownvis Presley Lead This Week's New Show Announcements

    wikimedia commons​Huzzahs all around for dub fans and dance music devotees -- the Glitch Mob returns! Plus: Israeli grime slinger Borgore. It's been a minute since we heard from Clownvis Presley, but the STL ex-pat will stomp through one of his old haunts, Off Broadway, on July 1. Meryl Streep ... More >>

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    April 21, 2011

    Tonight's The Builders and The Butchers Show is Cancelled

    ​The Builders and The Butchers' show tonight at Off Broadway with Damion Suomi and the Minor Prophets has been canceled, Steve Pohlman has just informed us. No word on why the show has fallen through, but it appears that the band will still be playing tomorrow night in Lawrence. Contact Off Br ... More >>

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    April 16, 2011

    Ellen the Felon and Fire Dog Pay Tribute to Dave Hagerty: MP3 and Interview

    Courtesy of Fire Dog​Tomorrow night, Fire Dog will celebrate its fifth year with an EP release show at Off Broadway. Expect enthusiasm, feet washings (you'll just have to find out...) and dancing. But the fun won't all be frivolous: The EP was recorded as a tribute to Dave Hagerty, the spirite ... More >>

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    April 15, 2011

    The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis: April 15 to 17

    ​It's the most wonderful time of the year: Record Store Day! For us at A to Z, it's like Christmas, only we're receiving special gifts from Wayne Coyne and Thom Yorke, and enjoying DJ sets and live performances by the best in local music. Which, as far as we're concerned, beats the pants off o ... More >>

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    April 13, 2011

    Freelance Whales, Jim Gaffigan and Weird Al among new show announcements

    Foals: at Vintage Vinyl, April 23. ​Foals and Freelance Whales sold out the Firebird, but you can still see both at Vintage Vinyl. Oxford's Foals will be doing an electric set and New York's Freelance Whales will be adorable. You can also see Nat Baldwin of the Dirty Projectors, who is bringin ... More >>

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