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Paul Simon

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2013

    Brian Roberts of Ha Ha Tonka on Barbecue and History's Greatest Songwriter

    Missouri's Ha Ha Tonka is another one of those quality alt-country groups that always seems to grow away from the genre. Led by the talented Brian Roberts, the band has evolved into an indie rock act that loves mining traditionally alt-country subject matter (religion, racism and rural settings), bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2013

    Schnucks Chesterfield Undergoing Extensive Renovations, Will Remain Open

    Schnucks (141 Hilltown Village Center, Chesterfield; 636-532-2505) in Chesterfield will undergo an extensive remodel over the next few months to update the store according to the neighborhood's needs. Construction began earlier this month and is set to be completed early next year. See also: - Schn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    The Six Best Phil Ramone Productions

    Phil Ramone was not a member of the Ramones. He was also not Phil Spector. He was something in between, a musician who handled the controls for many legendary recordings beginning in the 1960s. Ramone died Saturday of a brain aneurysm at the age of 79. In his honor, here are the six best Phil Ramone ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    Are Lay's Limited-Time "Do Us A Flavor" Potato Chips Sold Out in St. Louis?

    In February Gut Check fell in love. The object of our affection: Lay's new, limited-time chicken-and-waffles potato chips, one of three flavor finalists in its "Do Us A Flavor" contest. It was love-at-first-bite. But as is the fate of most missed connections, we hesitated too long in reconnecting ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Schnucks Now Carries Salume Beddu's Locally Made Artisan Salumi

    Devotees of Salume Beddu's (3467 Hampton Avenue; 314-353-3100) cured meats have known for years the glories that reside within the humble walls of its south St. Louis location. Now the masses can join the salami soirée. The locally made artisan salumi is now available at a number of Schnucks store ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Cold Temps in Southwest = Fewer Fresh Greens in St. Louis

    St. Louis isn't the only city experiencing cold temperatures. The arid deserts of Arizona are also encountering similar weather. On a routine trip to the grocery store the other day, Gut Check found signage outside that said "unseasonably cold temperatures" in Arizona were affecting the local fresh- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2012

    Six Best Bass Solos In Rock

    First, a joke: A man visits an Indian reservation. The tribe's chief leads him on a tour, and the man hears drums in the distance. "What are those drums?" he asks. The chief replies, "When the drums stop, bad things happen." They continue the tour, but the man keeps getting distracted. "Excuse me, w ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2012

    David Sanborn

    8 p.m. Thursday, August 23. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2012

    Pink Slime: You Know You Want It -- Here's Where to Get It!

    It's easy to say you want to know all about what's in your food and where it comes from. You know -- farm-to-table, sustainable agriculture, heirloom parsnips and all that. But we all know that sometimes our go-to guy at the farmers' market is fresh outta parsnips, heirloom or otherwise, and more to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Six Worst Musical Thefts by White People

    Keith Richards early in his career. ​February is Black History Month, the mere existence of which is a reminder that white people have spent a majority of America's existence being total dicks. When it comes to popular music, Caucasians are like a race comprising Winona Ryders who have no prob ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2012

    Pazz & Jop 2011 is Live

    The Village Voice has been running the definitive music critic's year-end poll for 39 years now, and its results are live. Your winners: tUnE-yArDs w h o k i l l unseats Kanye West in the album category and Adele continues to trample all over everything in the singles department. Go look at the comp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Paul Simon at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, 11/15/11: Review and Setlist

    Kiernan Maletsky​Paul Simon | Punch Brothers Fabulous Fox Theatre November 15, 2011 Paul Simon still takes a wide stance when he gets into it. He tosses his hands for emphasis of his words, he converses his lines with an unseen foil. His voice belies his 70 years. Close your eyes and you can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2011

    Your Guide to Tonight's Paul Simon Show

    Courtesy of the artist​Paul Simon's So Beautiful or So What tour makes a stop tonight at the Fabulous Fox Theatre -- check back tomorrow morning for a full review and setlist from the show. Paul Simon is among the best songwriters folk music has ever had, and at his worst you could still nev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Paul Simon, Miami Horror Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    ​ These Gargoyle shows keep popping up outta nowhere: Miami Horror, Austrailia's sugary disco outfit delivered a solid album last year that went relatively unnoticed despite three cuts featuring ultradarling Alan Palomo of Neon Indian. They'll drop the adorable jams on October 27. The inimitab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    Paul Simon Is Coming To The Fabulous Fox

    Photo by Mark Seliger​Paul Simon is coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre! The legend will be in St. Louis on Tuesday, November 15th. Tickets are $49.50 to $79.50 and go on sale Friday, September 23rd at 10 a.m. Simon is touring in support of this year's So Beautiful Or So What, his first new re ... More >>

  • Music

    May 12, 2011
  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    Panda Bear, Foo Fighters Lead this Week's Crop of New Releases

    Chrissy WilmesVintage Vinyl General Manager, Leon Reed, with some of this week's releases​Every week, we'll ask your local record store clerks to advise you on which new releases are worth your hard-earned pennies. Today, Vintage Vinyl General Manager Leon Reed fills us in on a particularly st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Simon and Garfunkel Documentary Screening This Week

    ​On Thursday, March 3, The Harmony Game: The Making of Bridge Over Troubled Water will be screening at 7 p.m. at the Galaxy 14 Cine in Chesterfield Valley. The documentary focuses on the genesis and aftermath of Simon and Garfunkel's iconic album of the same name, and has interviews with Paul ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 3, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Yes, We Had No Bananas on Sunday

    Kate StewartBananas at the Hampton Village Schnucks on Jan. 31. ​Sunday night, Facebook and Twitter lit up with a panic. Not just from the news of the impending storm doom, but because of a lack of bananas. Readers reported that Schnucks stores in Richmond Center only had organic bananas in ... More >>

  • Music

    September 22, 2010

    Kings of Leon

    7:30 p.m. Saturday, September 25. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.

  • Music

    November 18, 2009

    Harper Simon

    9 p.m. Thursday, November 19. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Music

    September 16, 2009

    Chris Botti

    8 p.m. Friday, September 18. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    Ziggy Marley Performing and Signing at Barnes and Noble, July 7

    Ziggy Marley is opening for 311 at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre on Tuesday, July 7. But in the morning he'll be signing autographs and performing at the Barnes & Noble in Chesterfield (1600 Clarkson Road). Marley (son of Bob) just released a solo album called Family Time, a kid-oriented col ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    Swingin' Dick Loses Mustache, Respectability

    Before we begin, let's have a moment of silence, shall we? The Stache is gone, and I don't think it's coming back. 

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2009

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar, April 17 to 19

    Busy weekend! Friday, April 17 *Solange/Teresajenee, Webster University *Pretty & Nice/Radical Sons, Firebird *Jason Ringenberg/Rough Shop, Off Broadway *Loyal Earth Fest at the Old Rock House*Unwed Sailor/Jovian Chorus/Dear Future, Luminary Center for the Arts*Alvin Jett and Phat NoiZ, Riddles* ... More >>

  • Music

    April 15, 2009

    Paul Simon

    8 p.m. Saturday, April 18. Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.

  • Music

    March 11, 2009

    Here We Go Magic

    9 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Top Ten Americana Albums of 2008

    Picking the best folk and Americana records of the year isn't nearly as hard as discarding those great records that just didn't feel right stuck in the category.Releases by Calexico and DeVotchKa felt far too worldly to pigeonhole as folk or country, for instance, while Blitzen Trapper's fantastic F ... More >>

  • Music

    July 9, 2008

    Maps & Atlases

    7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 13. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2008
  • Music

    March 26, 2008

    Vampire Weekend

    Vampire Weekend
    (XL)

  • Music

    May 10, 2006

    Islands

    Return to the Sea (Equator)

  • Music

    April 26, 2006

    Nuclear Pop Overthrow

    Margot & the Nuclear So and So's make a joyful noise unto the indie-rock gods

  • Music

    March 22, 2006

    Adrian Belew

    Sunday, March 26 at 8 p.m. Blueberry Hill (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).

  • Music

    March 15, 2006

    Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    Saturday, March 18, at 8 p.m. Sheldon Concert Hall (3648 Washington Boulevard)

  • Film

    August 3, 2005

    Hullabaloo, Volume 11 (1997)

    Dionne Warwick brings the pain

  • Calendar

    February 16, 2005

    Out of Africa

    And back in song

  • Music

    January 14, 2004

    Hip to be Square

    Tracks offers comfort to Ensure-swilling music fans

  • News

    June 11, 2003

    Fry Guys

    Plus: charter control; the opera comes to town; and so does the wrecking ball

  • Film

    March 19, 2003

    Now Hear This!

    Apartheid didn't stand a chance against so many songs

  • Music

    December 27, 2000

    Ode to Joy

    The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000

  • Music

    October 25, 2000

    Paul Simon

    You're the One (Warner Bros.)

  • Film

    September 20, 2000

    Almost Famous

    Written and directed by Cameron Crowe

  • Music

    April 12, 2000

    King Sunny Ade

    Wednesday, April 19; Duck Room

  • Music

    March 15, 2000

    Marc Anthony

    Saturday, March 18; Khorassan Ballroom

  • News

    July 21, 1999

    FLOTSAM AND JETSAM

    Peter E. Parisi spins obscure music on WEW; Riverport Amphitheatre sends Paul Simon boomer fans home early because of the Maryland Heights curfew; work finally begins recently on the new city jail

  • News

    May 19, 1999

    Sun Dance

    Sound advice on the summer's hottest concerts

  • Music

    February 10, 1999
  • Music

    December 9, 1998
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