When you start your first band at age fifteen, no one tells you that it's cool to play for your friends in your parents' basement. No one tells you that eventually performing in 5,000-capacity venues might become a little boring. No one tells you that the rock star lifestyle usually features generou ... More >>
Santa Cruz-based DJ Lorin Ashton, better known to the world as Bassnectar, will be performing two nights at the Pageant this weekend, and RFT Music has two tickets to Saturday's sold-out show!
Odd Future has just announced a show on September 14 at the Pageant. The members of the rambunctious skate-rap collective that will be in the house are Tyler the Creator, Hodgy Beats, Left Brain, Domo Genesis, Mike G, Earl Sweatshirt and Taco. Tickets are $25 in advance or $27.50 day of show -- the ... More >>
Image viaLocal third-wave ska legend Mu330 is getting more attention than usual. First, there is the upcoming reunion show with its original 1994 Press-era lineup. Now, the band's singer Dan Potthast has revealed a new group, Dan P and The Bricks. The ten-piece outfit also features four me ... More >>
Screenshot viaMolly Rockamann grew up in the suburbs of Creve Coeur, where vegetable farms consisted of small tomato gardens in backyards or a few pole beans creeping up the sides of fences. But it was there where Molly developed a real passion for vegetables at an early age. As co-founder an ... More >>
Pictsweet has recalled frozen vegetables sold at Walmart and Kroger. Some products may contain broken glass. CNN has the list of product codes to avoid. Campbell's Soup is facing a boycott over halal soups in Canada. The Washington Post reports that blogger Pamela Geller, who was a vocal part of t ... More >>
We all scream for High Scream. The Vancouver Sun reports that marijuana-infused ice cream will be available in Santa Cruz, California, this week to medical marijuana users. Sold under the brand name Creme de Canna, a $15 purchase gets 2 to 4 doses. Flavors include Banannabis Foster, TRIPle Chocolate ... More >>
Congratulations to Mike Marquard of Kaldi's for his second consecutive sixth-place finish at the United States Barista Championships in Anaheim, California, on Sunday. Marquard, who works as director of education for the local micro-roaster, entered the competition as the Midwest regional c ... More >>
Last night's Arctic Monkeys show proved the kids still have spirit. This post-punk band from northern England debuted in 2006 with the fastest-selling album in British music history, while band members were still 19 and 20 years old. Four years and two more albums later, the band is cleaned up but s ... More >>
[Update, 4:45 p.m. This show will be streaming live tonight at www.clashofthelegends.com. If you go, you might become Internet-famous!] Fans of witty, intelligent singer-songwriters are in luck: Tonight, Off Broadway is hosting Jill Sobule and Erin McKeown. The former's latest album is California Y ... More >>
While Gut Check is on vacation, enjoy highlights from the past two years. Every few years I fail miserably to overcome my adolescent's addiction to Coca-Cola. I make it a few weeks or months -- but then, usually without thinking about it, I'm dropping fifty cents into the office soda machine or snag ... More >>
Alt-Weeklies Provide Web Links to Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaios Home Address
The following press release was issued this morning by the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies (AAN), of which Riverfront Times is a member. ALT-WEEKLIES SHOW SOLIDARITY WITH PHOENIX NEW TIMES, PROVIDE WEB LINKS TO MARICOPA COUNTY SHERIFF JOE ARPAIO'S HOME ADDRESS WASHINGTON, D.C. October 23, ... More >>
Action Taken in Solidarity with Phoenix New Times
photo: Ian Froeb Even better than the real thing? Every few years I fail miserably to overcome my adolescent's addiction to Coca-Cola. I make it a few weeks or months -- but then, usually without thinking about it, I'm dropping fifty cents into the office soda machine or snagging a Coke ... More >>
2:30 p.m. Friday, December 29. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
Friday, February 3; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
Camper Van Beethoven is back -- just in time
Iron & Wine and Fruit Bats are leading the new folk revolution
The brouhaha surrounding this year's World Agricultural Forum said a lot about St. Louis. And a lot of what it said wasn't very good.
The Nuclear Whales Saxophone Orchestra will blow you away