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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>