Sam Meyer

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Concerts in St. Louis From June 2 to 8

    This week, the RFT Music Showcase hits the Grove with more than eighty local bands -- that's a new record! If you haven't yet, grab your tickets via the showcase homepage, and pick up a paper this week to read up about all the performers. Besides that, there are plenty of great shows worth checking ... More >>

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    February 25, 2013

    The Best Shows in St. Louis This Week: February 25 to March 3

    St. Louis is nothing if not prolific in 2013. Last week's show announcements boasted an impressive seven releases-to-be across the board. This week, add three more sets of brand new local tracks to your music collection. DinoFight!, Les Gruff and the Billy Goat, and Mikey Wehling and the Reverbs all ... More >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2013
  • Music

    November 29, 2012

    Demon Lover

    9 p.m. Friday, November 30. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Avenue.

  • Music

    May 31, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    New Band: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2012

    N. Nomurai and Demonlover at Smash Bar, 2/15/12: Recap and Photos

    ​N. Nomurai | Demonlover Smash Bar February 15, 2012 N. Nomurai was assembled close to the entry way, with Eric Hall seated atop a small drum riser and his cohorts planted in a triangle. Jim Winkeler (of the Conformists) shook the walls of Washington Avenue's Smash Bar with his thousand-pound bas ... More >>

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    November 26, 2011

    Tandoori Knights at Off Broadway, 11/25/11: Review

    Tandoori Knights | Magic City Off Broadway November 25, 2011 It's said in rock & roll there are no rules, but there are always expectations, and sometimes they can kill the music, as they did with the regicide of Elvis Aaron Presley. The King can get away with murder, but he can't get away from him ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    Jason Torbitzky's Last Show With Theodore Is Tomorrow: What He Meant To The Band

    Jason Torbitzky playing with Theodore. Photo by Ellen Herget​Theodore's Jason Torbitzky is making his leave from the band much in the way he played with it: Without flailing or fanfare. His new job won't leave enough time to devote to the band; his final show will be tomorrow for the Union Ele ... More >>

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    July 28, 2011

    Band Of Heathens And Theodore At Off Broadway, 7/27/11

    Theodore. Photo by Kiernan Maletsky​On another muggy Wednesday in St. Louis, Band of Heathens brought towering piles of equipment and merch and Theodore brought its two new members. The shakeup in Theodore: Drummer Jason Torbitzky got a job he couldn't share with his duties as a member of a ... More >>

  • Music

    July 21, 2011

    Magic City

    Les Animaux Épouvantables
    Tower Groove Records

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    In Medias Res: Lost Tracks of St. Louis

    Tony LeSeure​​St. Louis' musical history features a wealth of local D.I.Y. talent whose cultural significance has further solidified an ever-expanding reputation for true musicianship and solid attitude. Stemming from the underbelly of the river city, bands like Dazzling Killmen, White Prid ... More >>