Next weekend looks pretty awesome, though anything does when an extended weekend awaits most of us thanks to Memorial Day. Keep that extra sleep time in mind while slogging through the work week and affording yourself some time to enjoy visits from acts like Andrew W.K., Soundgarden and El Ten Eleve ... More >>
Old 97s, with The Travoltas and Rhett Miller (solo) The Pageant Oct. 16, 2012 Music is a funny thing. Like photos or scent, songs have a way of making us remember the past. Late relatives. Swim class. That road trip to Dollywood with a jerk you never should have dated in the first place. Chances ar ... More >>
Please pardon my lack of enthusiasm today; I'm still mourning that crushing playoff-ending defeat our city's beloved Redbirds faced on Friday -- damn those victorious Nationals. Also, Dewey Defeats Truman! Oh, ESPN. There's good shows this week: Smashing Pumpkins plays the Chaifetz on Thursday -- i ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, October 16. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
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 >>
Alt-country hero the Old 97's returned to St. Louis last night, playing for a pleased crowd at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard, 314-726-6161). Todd Owyoung was ready to capture frontman/dreamboat Rhett Miller in all his sweaty throes of honky-tonkin' -- check out some highlights, including a gli ... More >>
The biggest two shows in St. Louis tonight pit headliners that haven't exactly had a history of friendship. The heat has long since faded, but Ryan Adams, particularly in his Whiskeytown days, was known to have a bit of an attitude about the Old 97's and frontman Rhett Miller in particular. Jesse Hu ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, January 31. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Courtesy of the artistHot.From the looks of it, we're in for another killer spring as far as concerts are concerned. The Old 97's bring that highly accessible Texas twang to The Pageant is a bright spot on January 21. Henry Rollins, he of nimble mind and Black Flag fame also heads to the Page ... More >>
Each Tuesday, record-store clerks unpack boxes of albums and restock shelves with the latest releases. This week brings an abundance of notable albums, including new stuff from alt-country outfit Old 97's, French electro artist SebastiAn and West coast psychedelics Jackie-O Motherfucker.
Billed as the "World's Largest Music Festival," Summerfest in Milwaukee is more like an epic feel-good concert series. The festival has the same good-natured and down-to-earth vibe of a city fair, packed with tens of thousands of people proud of their city. Make the half-day drive not for a t ... More >>
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 >>
Annie ZaleskiNato Caliph at SXSW a few years agoIt's hard to believe, but the music portion of the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2011. In the last quarter-century, the annual event has evolved to become the gathering place for music-industry darlings, wann ... More >>
Jon GitchoffRhett Miller of Old 97'sRhett Miller packs more boyish charm into one pick-clutching pinkie finger than the entire Justin Bieber empire. And don't get me started on his hair. Apologies for invoking the Bieb, but last night at the Pageant, Miller and the Old 97's delivered an energ ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, February 18. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
* = local, = coming to town Vintage Vinyl 1. T.I.---No Mercy 2. KANYE WEST---My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 3. CHARLIE WILSON---Just Charlie 4. ERIC BENET---Lost In Time* 5. QUINCY JONES---Q: Soul Bossa Nostra 6. NICKI MINAJ---Pink Friday 7. TEMPTATIONS---Give Love At Christmas 8. ANGEL ... More >>
* = coming to town, = local Vintage Vinyl 1. KANYE WEST---My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 2. THE NATIONAL---High Violet (Expanded Edition) 3. NICKI MINAJ---Pink Friday 4. RIHANNA---Loud 5. LATIMORE---All About The Rhythm & The Blues 6. NELLY---5.0 7. LIL WAYNE---I Am Not A Human Being 8. ... More >>
Interpol fans (and former fans turned skeptics) get a second Interpol date in 2010; you don't even have to sit through U2. At the Pageant with School of Seven Bells (!) February 11. BB's Jazz Blues and Soups *Michael "Iron Man" Burks, December 4 Chaifetz Arena *Mike Epps, April 1
* = coming to town, = local Euclid Records 1 Belle & Sebastian - Write About Love 2. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest 3. Of Montreal - False Priest* 4. John Legend/Roots Wake Up! 5. Neil Young - Le Noise 6. Old 97's - The Grand Theatre 7. Eric Clapton - Clapton 8. Fistful Of Mercy - As I Cal ... More >>
This Saturday, the Pageant celebrates its tenth birthday with a concert by Chuck Berry. $35 general admission tickets are still available; balcony seats are sold out. The show starts at 8 p.m. with a set from Shooting With Annie. In the venue's lengthy history (a PDF listing its shows is a whoppi ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, July 18. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Twangfest 13 starts tonight at the Pageant with Amy Lavere, Hot Club of Cowtown and Alejandro Escovedo, but the Twangfest eBay Auction, an annual charity event for KDHX Community Media, has been rolling for a week, with many items ending this afternoon. Lots of cool and rare music stuff. Check it ou ... More >>
Pop's *Combichrist, Saturday, June 20 *Evans Blue, Tuesday, June 23 Blueberry Hill *Matthew Sweet, Friday, June 19 *Trevor Hall, Friday, July 10 *Dar Williams, Tuesday, August 18 Pageant *Story of the Year, Saturday, June 27 *Mat Kearney, Monday, July 13 *Old 97's, Saturday, July 18 *Edwin McCain, F ... More >>
Caleb Travers & Big City Lights
Blue Weathered Dreams
Ten reasons Ween's better than your favorite band.
8 p.m. Tuesday, July 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Tuesday, April 18, at 8 p.m. The Gargoyle on the campus of Washington University (Forsyth and Skinker boulevards)
The Believer (Verve Forecast)
B-Sides crafts a mix CD for the dumped, reviews a ringtone blowing up our cells and explores the beef between MF Doom and MF Grimm
We fatwa Magnet, chat up Ken Bethea and wonder what exactly is going on with Todd Rundgren's Web site
Fuel your New Year's Eve with these boozy sing-along tunes
We talk with the Old 97's, turn up the freedom rock and marvel at Wilco's PR machine
A brother and sister discuss a brother and sister, plus we take a look at Twangfest
Friday, June 29; Off Broadway
With the new release Satellite Rides, the Old 97's continue their transformation from a country-rock band to a more expansive outfit.
June 30 - July 1, 1999
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