Sade (Band)

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2013

    Now Here This: More from the Ten St. Louis Bands That Should Be Famous

    In this week's print edition, we make the case that the St. Louis music scene is more than just alive and kicking -- it's absolutely thriving. Local acts are grinding out shows and creating brilliant tunes that music lovers around the world would dig. For just one timely example, check out "Christma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Brothers Lazaroff Celebrate Release of Hope, Fear, Youth with Block Party

    In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. Brothe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2013

    Brad Paisley's "Accidental Racist": Why This Song Sucks

    Monday, Brad Paisley, a white man, joined hands with LL Cool J, a black man, and attempted to end racism with a song called "Accidental Racist" (below), wherein Paisley addressed the debilitating dread of being an affluent white male in America and LL panthered around in the background, high-fiving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2012

    Can White People Succeed in R&B?

    Are you a musician? Is your group having issues? Ask Fan Landers! Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist, and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Steve Winwood at the Peabody Opera House, 5/14/12: Review, Setlist

    Steve Winwood | Bobby Long May 14, 2012 Peabody Opera House As go case studies in paying respects to the elder statesmen of rock & roll, there are worse fates than fourth-row tickets (so what if they're far orchestra right?) to Steve Winwood at the Peabody Opera House. Unlike many of the retirement ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    The Watson Twins Are Coming To Off Broadway

    ​The Watson Twins are coming back to Off Broadway on Wednesday, September 21. Alvan & Ayosha will open. Tickets are $10 and on sale now. The Watson Twins were at the same venue exactly 363 days before this show playing with Laura Veirs, though this will be the duo's first headlining show at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2011

    Sade and John Legend at Scottrade Center, 7/28/11: Review, Photos, Setlist

    Todd OwyoungAn enigmatic Sade captivated the Scottrade Center crowd last night.​If a lead singer can ever be a cipher, Sade Adu certainly inhabits that paradox. As an artist, she resists both interpretations and expectations. She rarely grants interviews; she's released two albums in the past ... More >>

  • Music

    July 28, 2011


    7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 28. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Avenue.

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    Sade Adds an Opening Act -- But Still Doesn't Reveal St. Louis Date

    ​Say what you will about Sade, but they know how to create suspense. Yesterday, it was announced that John Legend is the opening act for the summer tour, which starts June 16 in Baltimore. Now, we do know that the Sade tour is coming to St. Louis; that was confirmed months ago. However, I che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Sade Is Coming to St. Louis -- Smooth Operators, Take Note

    This morning, Sade announced a series of tour dates for 2011, its first world tour in a decade. St. Louisans have reason to rejoice about this: The U.K. group is coming to town -- LiveNation sent out a press release which says "STAY TUNED - ST. LOUIS SHOW TO BE ANNOUNCED!" Sade's latest album, Soldi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Setlist Review Photos: Adam Lambert Transcends American Idol at the Pageant, Sunday, August 8

    American Idol's taken a beating this year. Besides the usual drama with its judges, interest in the show appeared to be dwindling. In fact, its results-show finalé drew its lowest ratings ever. Perhaps what Idol again needs is a personality like Adam Lambert. The season eight runner-up lived up to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Hump Day Slow Jam of the Week: Sade, "The Sweetest Taboo"

    The Singer: Born Helen Folasade Adu in Nigeria, the singer known as Sade found her way to music a few years after arriving in London to pursue a career in fashion. In 1982 Sade formed the band that shared her name (a trait that makes her something of a precursor to PJ Harvey). Her debut, 1984's ... More >>

  • News

    August 9, 2006

    The Next Big Thing

    A middle-aged couple with a million dollars and a big dream: To make St. Louis a pop-music hub

  • Music

    December 9, 1998

    A Post-Poster World

    It's the power of the music, not cartoonish surface appearances, that makes for a music hero, say the local young folk we polled