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Phish

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Why Do Jam Bands Have Such a Stigma?

    Jam. Band. Apart, these two words are innocuous. Put them together, though, and for whatever reason they become instantly polarizing. Whenever the subject of jam bands comes up, it seems to send some people into a frenzy of dogmatic snideness. In some cases, you get the sense that they'd almost rath ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    Top 5 Recipes to Celebrate 4/20 -- From a Professional!

    Didn't win our 4/20 Cannabis Cupcakes giveaway? Fret not, dear reader. Gut Check has a treat for you! It just so happens that a person of our acquaintance -- we'll call her "Mary Jane" -- spent three years traveling the jam-band circuit, supplying cannabis-based baked goods to hungry audiences from ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 11, 2013
  • Blogs

    December 12, 2012

    The 20 Best Concerts That Happened in St. Louis in 2012, According to Us

    It's been another steller year for live music in St. Louis, whether you were looking for the most legendary living pop artist or the quiet birth of a powerful local band. We've racked our brans and come up with our twenty favorite shows (they're listed below), but what tops your list? Was it The Ur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2012

    The Top Five Notes on My Bass Guitar

    Editor: Mr. Sawyer-Dickhoff has been playing bass guitar for a little over a year, ever since he visited the Experience Music Project and did that hands-on exhibit where you learn how to play some two-note Beatles bass line. He bought himself Yamaha and a little amp, and quickly discovered that the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2012

    The Avett Brothers at the Fox Theatre, 9/29/12: Review and Setlist

    The Avett Brothers Fox Theater September 29, 2012 "It's nice to release a new album and have all the hoop-la, but it's nice to be connecting with a crowd. This is what feels real for us," Seth Avett says. It's a reassuring message for fans after the Avett Brothers' recent success on the new album T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2012

    Phish at Chaifetz Arena, 8/28/12: Review, Photos and Setlist

    Phish Chaifetz Arena Tuesday, August 28 Jam band shows are like the female orgasm: there are multiple climaxes and riding each is a cathartic renewal, which for many translates into a full spiritual experience. For true fans of the jam scene, this is not a drug culture (although don't be naive, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From August 27 to September 2

    Did everyone survive LouFest? Surrounding this post is our extensive coverage; be sure to read up. Rain be damned, the whole thing seemed to go off without a hitch. More big outdoors shows populate this week's post, for those of you that didn't get enough over the weekend. Tonight Verizon Wireless ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2012

    Phish

    7:30 p.m. Tuesday, August 28. Chaifetz Arena, 1 South Compton Avenue.

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Bonnaroo 2012: Highlights from A to Z

    The team: six 40-year-old men, leaving behind six fairly respectable jobs, five wives and 14.9 children for four days. The tools: a 32-foot RV, VIP tickets, comfortable shoes and enough beer to take down a small fraternity. The task: to do and see as much as physically and logistically possible at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2012

    Win a Pair of Bonnaroo Passes

    Update: And our winner is Alex Fritz, because we love it when our food writer makes sex jokes about bands. Instructions are on their way via Twitter. Thanks, everyone. Yep, that's right. Looking to make some last minute plans for a trip down to Tennessee this weekend? We've got a pair of Bonnaroo w ... More >>

  • Music

    March 8, 2012

    Galactic

    8 p.m. Wednesday, March 14. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2012

    Win Tickets to moe. at the Pageant

    Today in band names that give grammarians high blood pressure: moe. is coming to the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard, 314-726-6161) on Thursday. The band, whose credits include Bonnaroo and frequent comparisons to Phish, approaches rock much like Carl Weathers approaches stew. Tickets are $25 day-of ... More >>

  • Music

    May 12, 2011

    Tower of Power

    7 and 9 p.m., Saturday May 14, at the Lumière Theatre in the Lumière Place Casino & Hotel.999 North Second Street.

  • Music

    March 17, 2011

    Galactic/Mike Gordon

    8 p.m. Thursday, March 17. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Warm Up the Bongs Have Your Non-Chemically-Enhanced Mind Blown: Phish 3D Screening in St. Louis For Six Days Only

    Stew SmithPhish at the Fabulous Fox, June 2009. View more photos here​Phish 3D -- the concert film by the popular, legendary jam band -- will be screening in St. Louis at the Moolah Theatre (3821 Lindell) for six days only, beginning April 30. According to a press release: Filmed in October 2 ... More >>

  • Music

    February 10, 2010

    Homespun: Messy Jiverson

    Rivers, Old Growth and the Wizard's Cloak
    (self-released)

  • Music

    February 3, 2010

    Umphrey's McGee

    7:30 p.m. Thursday, February 4. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Music

    January 13, 2010

    Ricky Skaggs

    8 p.m. Friday, January 15. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    The Top Ten St. Louis Concerts of 2009

    We reviewed a lot of shows this year -- nearly 100, judging by the number of posts in the "Show Reviews" archive. Deciding which 2009 concerts comprised the creme de la creme wasn't easy, to say the least. However, the following stood out from the pack. What did we miss? What were your favorites thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of September 28-October 4

    Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Euclid Records 1. Avett Brothers - I & Love & You 2. Bottle Rockets - Lean Fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Show Review Setlist Photos: Phish at the Fabulous Fox Theatre, Tuesday, June 16

    Better than: Streaming last night's show via the Internet, as a friend was doing. Photo: Stew Smith Phish on June 16, 2009 at the Fox. View concert slideshow. It took about three hours for Phish's show last night at the Fabulous Fox Theatre to reach transcendence. This occurred at the precis ... More >>

  • Music

    June 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    March 4, 2009

    Gut Check's Schwag Bag: Greg's Hemp Oil Salad Dressing

    This product comes from Greg Perez, the ex-chef and owner at the now-shuttered Grateful Inn, formerly located on Manchester Road in Maplewood. Since the restaurant, which featured several hemp-based dishes on the menu, closed in March of last year, Perez has focused on expanding his salad dressing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    2009 Bonnaroo Lineup Announced: Phish, Bruce Springsteen, Elvis Costello, David Byrne, Nine Inch Nails, Wilco, Al Green, Snoop Dogg, more!

    Bonnaroo just announced its 2009 lineup -- and like Coachella, it looks pretty strong. Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are headlining, while Phish is doing two(!) shows. Other notables include Elvis Costello (solo), Wilco, Nine Inch Nails, Al Green, Snoop Dogg, Mars Volta and a bunch more. S ... More >>

  • Music

    December 31, 2008

    Euforquestra

    9 p.m. Friday, January 2. Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.

  • News

    March 5, 2008
  • Music

    February 13, 2008

    Leo Kottke

    8 p.m. Friday, February 15. Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard

  • Music

    January 30, 2008

    Kevin Bowers

    Nine Story Building
    (self-released)

  • Music

    September 6, 2006

    TOCO Fest

    Friday and Saturday, September 8 and 9. Bearcat Getaway Campground (Lesterville, Missouri).

  • Music

    June 28, 2006

    Rusted Root

    8 p.m. Wednesday, July 5. Mississippi Nights (914 North First Street)

  • Music

    January 18, 2006

    Tea Leaf Green

    Wednesday, January 25; Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)

  • Music

    December 28, 2005

    Beat Happenings

    Music news you can use

  • Music

    September 28, 2005

    Umphrey's McGee

    Friday, September 30; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)

  • Music

    August 10, 2005

    Gone Phishin'

    We gush over Trey Anastasio, get some cowbell advice from Blue Öyster Cult's expert and administer a headphones fidelity test

  • Music

    May 4, 2005

    Widespread Panic

    Thursday, May 5; Fox Theatre (527 North Grand Boulevard)

  • Music

    November 10, 2004

    Medeski, Martin & Wood

    Thursday, November 11; Mississippi Nights

  • Music

    September 29, 2004

    Best Jam Band

    Madahoochi

  • Music

    July 28, 2004

    Gomez with the Thrills

    Saturday, July 31; the Pageant

  • Music

    June 23, 2004

    Bockman's Euphio

    Gorjus: Fighting Bockman's Euphio (Totoba)

  • Music

    September 10, 2003

    Spookie Daly Pride

    Saturday, September 13; Cicero's

  • Music

    January 29, 2003

    moe.

    Wednesday, February 5; Pageant

  • Music

    January 29, 2003
  • Music

    January 8, 2003

    Phish

    Round Room (Elektra)

  • Music

    November 20, 2002

    Jam-Packed

    Cicero's champs brace for the second coming of Vermont's phinest. Prince disciples couldn't care less.

  • Music

    November 13, 2002

    Leo Kottke and Mike Gordon

    Friday, November 15; Mississippi Nights

  • Music

    August 4, 1999

    NEEM THE THING

    The Neem offer up 29 songs on their self-titled debut

  • Music

    May 5, 1999
  • Calendar

    May 5, 1999

    Night & Day

    May 5 - 12, 1999

  • Music

    December 23, 1998
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