The Best of St. Louis issue hit newsstands this week, and a collective sigh of relief after the chaos of annual assemblage utters itself from the RFT offices. Pick it up to see some fun recommendations from our staff and contributors, including plenty of music picks. See Also: The Best Of St. Louis ... More >>
Let's clear up a matter of some confusion. Black Prairie is not a bluegrass band. Neither are Mumford and Sons or the Lumineers or any other group that just happens to have a banjo and just happens to play songs that echo folk melodies and images. What Black Prairie is is a collaborative off-shoot o ... 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 >>
Here at RFT Music, so many shows come across our desks on a regular basis in the form of announcements, previews and reviews that things can get pretty darn redundant. So when we come across fun coincidences, like the photo of Man Man sporting some homemade D.R.I. swag above, we're a little too easi ... 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 with which you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, April 12. The Sheldon, 3648 Washington Boulevard.
It's safe to say that of all the ambassadors for old-time music - from Bill Monroe to Pete Seeger to Ralph Stanley - Abigail Washburn has had, through her passion for and knowledge of China, the most remarkable of international impacts. At one time, the singer, songwriter and instrumentalist had pla ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, January 15. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.
9 p.m. Thursday, March 20. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Boulevard.
A feast of sweet summer sounds awaits you
We don't mind the weight
Punk and country are in the marrow of the Meat Purveyors
Wednesday, September 24; Mississippi Nights
Buenos Hermanos (World Circuit/Nonesuch)
Week of October 2, 2002
Saturday, October 5; Sheldon Concert Hall
Patty Loveless isn't just Down From the Mountain -- she never left
Friday, May 24; Frederick's Music Lounge
Week of March 6, 2002
Thursday, Nov. 8; Sheldon
From the Mountain come joyous songs about life, death and redemption
Bluegrass virtuoso Larry Sparks brings a new sound to an old genre
The fourth annual Twangfest, the biggest and the best so far, celebrates some of the country's best roots artists
On bluegrass treasure Del McCoury
RFT music critics offer a cut-and-paste compendium of the year in music. Everyone's wrong. Everyone's right.