In case you forgot: I gave myself the brain-crushing mission to make a show diary for every weekend in March. This is the third installment in my four-part project. Like the rest of us, my party time was cut short this weekend by twelve inches of snow. I'll have to cover JC Brooks and the Uptown So ... More >>
Bunnygrunt is an act seated right where it wants to be: walking the thin line between musical obsession and hobby, obscurity and fame. "For the most part, the band I thought about being in when I was a kid--this is pretty much that band," says guitarist Matt Harnish. "I guess I didn't really have th ... More >>
Sorry, spring breakers! We know, we know -- Animal Collective postponing their St. Louis show throws a huge wrench into the works, along with all this freezing and wet mucky, gloomy sadness outside the window. Chin up, music fans. There's plenty of other bands to make donning some galoshes and splas ... More >>
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 >>
David Lowery's Versatile Rock 'n Roll Tour comes to the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard, 314-726-6161) next Friday, January 6. Cracker and Camper Van Beethoven -- both projects featuring Lowery -- will headline. Poison Control Center opens. Lowery was in town solo earlier this year for a storytellers ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 30. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
courtesy of Mike AppelsteinA single released on the Texas label Kittyboo Records, circa 1997No one's really sure anymore when the word "twee" entered the musical vernacular, although it was probably right around the time that NME's fabled C86 compilation came out in the UK. What's certain, ho ... More >>
While our music page has plenty of things to do this weekend, a quick note: The fun./Steel Train/Jarrod Gorbel show at the Firebird is sold out. Hope you bought tickets! Now on to some other options: All weekend: *Soulard Oktoberfest Drink. Listen to Brave Combo, Copper Box and Soulard Blues Band. ... More >>
The fourth annual PLAY:stl Fest starts tomorrow night with a kickoff party at Cicero's featuring Chicago indie rockers (and last year's big draw), Owen. This year's showcase follows the same formula as previous festivals: 100 bands, 3 days and cheap as all get out -- $20 for a three-day wrist ... More >>
Nappy Roots bring their country-fried hip hop to Cicero's on August 26. 2720 Cherokee *Dumpstaphunk, July 17 *Ill Gates, July 22 *Ott, July 15 *The Widdler, July 31 Antarctica *Junk Culture, July 16 *YellowFever, July 22 Apop Records *Cacaw, July 23
10 p.m. Monday, August 7. CBGB (3163 South Grand Boulevard).
Saturday, August 14; Radio Cherokee