Robert Palmer

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    How Bob Marley Conquered the Suburbs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2014

    Ponzi Scheme in the Hill Stole Millions from Elderly Victims

    Two Missouri insurance brokers pleaded guilty to stealing $3 million from elderly victims in a six-year fraud the U.S. Attorney's office calls a Ponzi scheme. From their offices in the Hill neighborhood in St. Louis, Robert Palmer, 45, of Kansas City, Missouri, and Mark Driver, 50, of St. Louis, st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Sixteen Songs Forever Ruined By Their Commercial Parodies

    Most people who meet me learn within about thirty minutes that I'm in a state of constant agony. Not because of some sort of tragic childhood or traumatic physical ailment, but because I have television commercials circa 1987 to 2000 stuck in my head at all times. The word "bucket" triggers the song ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Santigold at the Pageant, 6/13/12: Review, Photos and Setlist

    Santigold | Nee June 13, 2012 The Pageant Santi White cuts a boring figure on stage. Or at least she did last night during her set at the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard). Sluggish and overly rehearsed, she was so much less interesting than the fascinating spectacle that surrounded her on stage. Tha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Girl Power: Best Coast, Bruiser Queen and Sleepy Kitty: Review and Photos

    Best Coast|Bruiser Queen|Sleepy Kitty The Firebird May 30, 2012 Best Coast is vocalist and guitarist Bethany Cosentino and multi-instrumentalist Bobb Bruno. Prior's to this month's second full-length, The Only Place, Cosentino was pleased to write songs about her cat, and churn out fuzzy gems like ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Frances Bean Cobain And The Other Nine Hottest Offspring Of Musicians

    Rocky Schenck​Today is Frances Bean Cobain's 19th birthday. Time flies, right? In celebration of Miss Frannie, we've compiled a list of hot rock 'n' roll spawn. These people have at least one rock star parent and their moms are frequently models. (Figures.) They are all totally bangable, and m ... More >>

  • Home Entertainment

    July 25, 2007

    Chow Time Again

    Hard Boiled: Two-Disc Ultimate Edition

  • News

    June 15, 2005

    Buffet of Champions

    You came, you saw, you voted: the winners of the 2005 Riverfront Times Music Awards

  • Music

    May 25, 2005

    Fat Boys

    A gang of elderly, seedy Mississippi bluesmen come to your DVD form

  • Music

    April 16, 2003

    Labor of Love

    Erstwhile St. Louis singer/songwriter Emory Joseph specializes in funky country

  • Music

    October 27, 1999

    ZZ Top with Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Friday, Oct. 29; Kiel Center

  • Music

    May 19, 1999