Patty Griffin

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Why Jack White Is the Most Important Rock Star of the 21st Century

    There's a great scene from Shine a Light, Martin Scorsese's documentary about the Rolling Stones' 2006 performance at New York's Beacon Theatre, in which Jack White joins the band to sing and play guitar on "Loving Cup," a bluesy track off 1972's Exile on Main St. Midway through the song, White sha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis From October 14 to October 20

    This week, check out Alexis Gideon, Bill Callahan and Gateway to the West Fest to start things off. After that, gear up for a crazy weekend including one of the busiest Sundays we've seen in some time. Read on for multiple picks from our critics, and as always, stay tuned to our weekend post for eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2013

    Against Me!, The Alkaholiks, Death Angel, Less Than Jake and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    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 >>

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    August 28, 2012

    The Six Best Songs About The Moon For Neil Armstrong

    If you find yourself in this corner of the Internet, it is safe to assume you heard about Neil Armstrong's passing. If not, sorry you had to hear it this way. In honor of Earth's first lunar visitor, here are the six best songs about the moon. Let us know your favorites in our comments section (a pl ... More >>

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    December 5, 2011

    John Prine and Jason Isbell at the Touhill Performing Arts Center, 12/4/11: Review and Setlists

    Roy KastenJohn Prine stands and delivers at the Touhill​John Prine | Jason Isbell Touhill Performing Arts Center December 3, 2011 Why is John Prine so beloved? He's never had a major hit of his own, never really crossed over from the folkie netherworlds, never, as a touring musician, done muc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Meet Scarlet Tanager, St. Louis' Most Adorable New Band

    ​In this past week's Homespun column, we spent some time with Scarlet Tanager's American Songbird, an album of sweetly sung, enthusiastically performed pop songs. The band also put together an unforgettable video for the song "Tumbleweed," which you can peep below. We caught up with lead sing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Robert Plant and Band of Joy at the Fox Theatre, 6/15/11: Review and Setlist

    Robert Plant and Patty Griffin​Robert Plant and Band of Joy with Luther Dickinson The Fabulous Fox Theatre June 15, 2011 The lobby of the Fabulous Fox doesn't look so fabulous as of late. A maze of poles and beams supporting scaffolding and platforms for the post-fire restoration gives the gra ... More >>

  • Music

    June 9, 2011

    Robert Plant

    8 p.m. Wednesday, June 15. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    Robert Plant & the Band of Joy Coming to the Fabulous Fox

    On June 15, Robert Plant & the Band of Joy is coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre. Tickets are $35, $50 and $65 and are on sale Friday, April 8, at 10 a.m. The touring band for this trek, according to his publicist, is the same one on last year's Band of Joy: vocalist Patty Griffin, multi-instrumenta ... More >>

  • Music

    September 1, 2010

    Sarah Jaffe

    9 p.m. Thursday, September 2. The Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2010

    Show Review: Patty Griffin and Buddy Miller at the Pageant, Friday, March 26

    "Those are plants out there," Buddy Miller said last night, pointing to the Pageant pit where stood 150 devotees, most applauding a maestro of American music. Miller was self-deprecatingly plugging his recent record, Written in Chalk. If he didn't sell more copies this evening that's because many o ... More >>

  • Music

    March 24, 2010

    Patty Griffin

    8 p.m. Friday, March 26. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    SXSW Day One: Billy Bragg, Broken Bells, Miranda Lee Richards, Jason Collett, Fanfarlo more!

    Big Star's shadow is looming large at this year's SXSW.​The text that Alex Chilton had died came through just before midnight on the first full day of South By Southwest 2010 in Austin. I was on my way to the sleeze-and-cheese-and-bathroom-cologne club Prague to see the anti-Alex, Billy Bragg, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of February 1

    Euclid Records is switching computer systems this week, so we only have Vintage Vinyl's top sellers. Behold! An asterisk denotes the band is coming to town. Look at all of those St. Louis acts in the top 25, too! Who says people don't sell records anymore? 1. GOV'T MULE---By A Thread 2. LIL' WAYNE- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2010

    St. Louis Concert Announcements: Week Of January 26

    Bob Schneider​Bluebery Hill *Violent Soho, Friday, February 12 *Bob Schneider, Wednesday, March 24 *Stoney Larue and the Arsenal, Friday, March 26 Touhill Performing Arts Center *Branford Marsalis, Friday, February 12 *The Neville Brothers/Dr. John, Friday, February 19 Off Broadway *Freedy Johnsto ... More >>

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    January 21, 2010

    Freedy Johnston, Patty Griffin Coming to St. Louis

    Freedy Johnston​Late Tuesday, singer-songwriter Freedy Johnston confirmed a St. Louis show at Off Broadway on Thursday, February 11. Tickets are $10 for those over 21, $13 for anyone under, and the show starts at 9 p.m. Johnston hasn't played here in quite a long time, I believe, but he has go ... More >>

  • Music

    December 3, 2008

    Shawn Colvin

    8 p.m. Wednesday, December 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Music

    June 27, 2007

    Miranda Lambert

    7:30 p.m. Friday, June 29. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

  • Music

    March 28, 2007

    B-Sides gets personal with alt-folk troubadour Patty Griffin.

    Then we snag an interview with country legend — and new friend of Lambchop — Charlie Louvin.

  • Music

    January 31, 2007

    Melissa Ferrick

    9 p.m. Thursday, February 1. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).

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    November 1, 2006

    Beat Happenings

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    July 19, 2006

    Kelly Clarkson

    :30 p.m. Monday, July 24. UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights).

  • Music

    June 21, 2006

    Close Calls

    A local promoter's venue is shuttered

  • Music

    April 13, 2005

    Patty Griffin

    Friday, April 22; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)

  • Music

    April 6, 2005

    Being There

    We talk movies with Allison Moorer and pit the Moz against Nick Carter

  • Music

    August 7, 2002

    Sounds Around Town

    Week of August 7, 2002

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    February 13, 2002

    Acadian Drift

    Evangeline Made pays tribute to the songs and styles of Acadian culture

  • Music

    August 8, 2001

    American Icon

    Emmylou Harris keeps proving herself to be one of country music's most important artists

  • Music

    January 24, 2001

    Bette Midler

    Bette (Warner Bros.)