At the time of his death, in May 1981, Bob Marley was 36 years old, reggae's biggest star and the father of at least eleven children. He was not, however, a big seller. For Dave Robinson, this presented an opportunity. Two years after Marley's passing, Chris Blackwell, the founder of Marley's labe ... 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 >>
On April 20 Marley, a documentary about the life and work of Rastafarian reggae musician Bob Marley, debuted in select theaters nationwide. Though it opened that day in St. Louis at the Landmark Tivoli Theatre (6350 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-995-6270), Gut Check was busy buying Visine a ... More >>
Ruvi LeiderMatisyahu | Murder City Players The Pageant July 9, 2011 Only at a Matisyahu show will you find both yarmulkes and pot: The Saturday night crowd at the Pageant was transfixed as one of God's chosen people beat boxed and rapped his way across the stage. Matthew Paul Miller, better ... More >>
The many faces of 420.It's almost that time of year again -- April 20th. Better known to millions of people as 420, the (un)official holiday for stoners and pot enthusiasts everywhere. In honor of this day, we present eight classic songs celebrating the herb that has brought laughter to many, ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, February 1. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
9 p.m. Saturday, May 22. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
8 p.m. Monday, November 2. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
The St. Louis International Film Festival (SLIFF) announced its schedule a few weeks ago -- and as always, the fest has plenty of offerings for music-doc buffs and local music fans. SLIFF runs from November 12 to 22; all ticket info and locations of the films can be found at this link. Among the do ... More >>
Feel the internationalism
7 p.m. Saturday, February 23. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
7 p.m. Friday, November 30. 2 Cents Plain, 1114 Olive Street.
8 p.m. Sunday, October 14. Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
8 p.m. Friday, July 13. Budweiser Main Stage, on the Arch grounds, as part of Live on the Levee.
7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard)
4 p.m. Saturday, August 26. Parking lot of the Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust Street).
Friday, April 14, at 8 p.m. The Gargoyle on the campus of Washington University (Forsyth and Skinker boulevards)
Thursday, March 16, at 8 p.m. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
Saturday, February 11, at the Edison Theatre (6445 Forsyth Boulevard, on the campus of Washington University)
The Trinity (Atlantic/WEA)
Friday, September 16; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
It's hard not to be happy at Caribbean Sun
Plush, 1820 Market Street (in Union Station); 314-436-7578
Sunday, April 3; VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights)
Wash. U. students mount The Trojan Women
Week of February 2, 2005
Saturday, January 8; Creepy Crawl
The Shapeshifters Was Here (Cornerstone Recording Arts Society)
We ponder gays and Beenie Man, review the Rock Bottom Remainders and chat with the Brian Jonestown Massacre
Back to Basics (Virgin)
True Love (V2)
Friday, August 15; Club Candela
Pressure (Tiger Beat 6)
Venice Café, 1901 Pestalozzi Street, 314-772-5994
East of the River Nile (25th Anniversary Edition) (Shanachie)
The Complete Upsetter Singles 1970-1972 Plus Dubs (Purple Pyramid)
Faith in the Future (Astralwerks)
St. Louis icon Tom Ray's Soundsystem records produces a labor of love -- a reissue of the dub classic Scientist Meets the Roots Radics
Quick flash: Don't miss reggae great Sister Carol, coming to St. Louis
Underground rap comes up from The Basement, DJ Needles' program on The Beat (100.3 FM)