Here at RFT Music, we chat with music luminaries of all sorts -- nationally touring musicians, roadies, industry authors, tour promoters and more. The interviews we conduct with these folks are enlightening, but time is limited, and we usually finish our business within twenty minutes. That's why we ... More >>
In this week's print edition, Senior Writer Roy Kasten interviews Jay Farrar, longtime leader of Son Volt and first-time author, about the band's new album Honky Tonk (due out March 5) and his new book Falling Cars and Junkyard Dogs (due out March 19). "The impetus to write the book was born out of ... More >>
Bhi Bhiman is an unlikely young hero for whatever remains of the folk-side of the singer-songwriter scene. The 29-year-old, second-generation Sri Lankan American grew up in Ballwin, Missouri. His new record, Bhiman,, is an album that twists and turns and sometimes sails through Americana conceits, i ... More >>
Remember the Jonas Brothers? They were cool back when Justin Bieber was still a zygote (last year). The Ambassador *Chico DeBarge, June 4 *Dana Dane and Kurtis Blow, June 19 Ameristar Casino *Bonne Tyler, September 16 *Damon Wayans, September 9 *Ray Price, May 20 Antarctica *Gospel Gossip, ... More >>
Perhaps senator Matt Bartle (R - Kansas City) is attempting to redeem himself after being voted "Ass Clown of the Week" back in February. Back then Daily RFT readers didn't care much for Bartle's bill to outlaw nudity at Missouri strip clubs. That said, I would venture to guess that most our read ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, April 3. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
NOFXFirebird *Dance Gavin Dance, Monday, February 1 *Polysics, Tuesday, February 9 *Luxora, Friday, February 12 *Balmorhea/Grace Basement/Brothers Lazaroff/Northwoods, Friday, February 26 *Tigercity/Wave Machines, Sunday, March 14 *Knockout/Opposites Attack/Say Uncle, Thursday, March 18 *Past Liv ... More >>
www.myspace.com/caldwellbobbyBobby Caldwell Bobby Caldwell, guitarist extraordinaire and Missouri Country Music Hall of Fame member, passed away on the morning of November 8, 2009, after a long struggle with cancer. Caldwell is remembered as an icon of country music and one of the most influ ... More >>
7 p.m and 9 p.m. Thursday, May 17. Ameristar Casino (1260 South Main Street, St. Charles).
Then we snag an interview with country legend and new friend of Lambchop Charlie Louvin.
(And please don't call 'em "honky-tonk.")
8 p.m. Saturday, June 24. UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights)
Friday, May 26, at 9 p.m. Lemmons (5800 Gravois Avenue)
We cover all the major issues, from the concealed-carry legislation to the nifty new coffee lids at Kaldi's; plus, the latest on the Sanford-Brown Indians' winning season (and you still don't know Dick)
Week of September 24, 2003
Could '02' mean "Oh, too many records?"
Friday, Jan. 11; Off Broadway
Bluegrass virtuoso Larry Sparks brings a new sound to an old genre
Steeling a moment with Overland country-music legend DeWitt Scott Sr.
Thursday, March 9; Off Broadway
Talented musicians bring new life to old standards at a St. Peters bar