The eighteenth installment of Twangfest, presented by KDHX (88.1 FM), kicks off its four-day run tonight at Plush with a performance by Cody ChesnuTT, DeRobert & the Half-Truths and Theresa Payne, and it will continue beyond that at Off Broadway, bringing a slew of top-name acts to St. Louis' hungry ... More >>
Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin is playing the Old New Rock Festival in Ekaterinburg, Russia next month. The Springfield band will also -- at the request of the festival's organizers -- visit a school as part of an ambassador program. So that's a thing that is fairly cool. Not the most notewor ... More >>
Dragon Inn 3 is a new Springfield band featuring Roni Dickey, Phil Dickey and Brook Linder. The first thing you should know about DI3 is that it started as a project to write a "Will Smith meets Ghostbusters" style theme song for Linder's short film Ghoul School, which not for nothing is very much s ... More >>
Benjamin KoenigPhilip Dickey and Will Knauer of Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin performing with Stephen Baier of Dots Not Feathers.RFT Music has joined with Tangent Mind to create a series of videos featuring touring bands playing around St. Louis. For our first installment, we went wi ... More >>
Rocktober and its baseball-impeded insanity of great touring band after great touring band is over. Of course, just because the calendar turns doesn't mean the schedule has dried up: This weekend's offerings include local release shows by Britches and the Campfire Club and a punk show down by ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, November 4. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Getty ImagesThe entire city is buzzing about a certain local sportsball team, and we're no exception. It's our job to write about music, however. But the two intersect on "Cardinal Rules," a crimson call to arms from Missouri's native sons Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin. The Cardinals ... More >>
KDHX presents two Twangfest day parties at SXSW every year. In past years, this event has included artists such as Deer Tick, Calexico, Carolina Chocolate Drops and David Bazan playing in a space tinier than Off Broadway. This year's model of the party, which takes place on March 17 and March ... More >>
Last night, not even wintry chill could keep fans of Tokyo Police Club and Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin away from the Firebird. Jason Stoff was there and took a bunch of photos; an entire slideshow is here. Jason StoffTokyo Police Club
Jason StoffTokyo Police ClubLast night's bill of post-punkers Tokyo Police Club and folk-tinged indie outfit Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin might have looked odd on paper, but it made perfect sense in concert. Both groups boast strong melodic sensibilities and pen lyrics colored with a ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, February 8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
8 p.m. Wednesday October 13. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Michael DauphinSomeone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin!When the Firebird announced the Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin / Telekinesis show several months back, one couldn't help but wonder why these bands haven't joined forces already. Both serve up indelible, candy-coated power pop; both ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, August 31. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
9 p.m. Thursday, March 4. The Billiken Club, 20 North Grand Boulevard, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University.
Last night, Springfield, Missouri's Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin (writers of this winter's hot stove baseball anthem) played the Billiken Club with fellow Missourians Flaming Death Trap, who hail from "shit towns across Missouri," according to their MySpace page. Photographer Todd Owyoung w ... More >>
On weather.gov, it's a balmy 32 degrees outside. By this link, the Cardinals' pitchers and catchers don't report for spring training for another three weeks. Yet Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin -- which is playing tonight at the Billiken Club with Flaming Death Trap -- conjures warm summer nig ... More >>
9 p.m. Wednesday, January 27. The Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard.
The Billiken Club announced its first shows of the spring semester last week, and it's filled with familiar faces so far. Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin will be there on January 27, while a double bill featuring Pattern is Movement and Via Audio is set for March 4. The wildcard is a February ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, January 27. The Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard.
9 p.m. Thursday, December 21. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue)
7 p.m. Tuesday, December 12. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
He has been an advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev and Boris Yeltsin. He's renowned internationally as a journalist and scholar. And he has been a highly popular visiting professor at Webster University. So why is Nikolai Zlobin looking for a job?