Sheryl Crow

  • Blogs

    July 10, 2014

    Guitar Shorty, Samantha Fish to Headline Big Muddy Blues Festival on Laclede's Landing

    Celebrating both St. Louis' blues legacy and the refreshed cobblestone streets of Laclede's Landing, the Big Muddy Blues Festival is expanding its variety of blues music for 2014, with influential artist Guitar Shorty and blues-rocker Samantha Fish headlining this year's event. Slated for Saturday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2013

    Win Tickets to See Brandi Carlile at the Pageant Wednesday, July 10

    Folk-rock singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile will be coming to the Pageant on Wednesday, July 10, and we've got two tickets to give away!

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    The Six Best Namedrops In Song

    Musicians frequently reference each other, consciously or otherwise. Usually the reference is something subtle, like a chord progression or a melodic phrase. For those less subtle moments, here are the six best name-drops in song. Let us know your favorites in the comments, but make sure that your p ... More >>

  • News

    October 11, 2012
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    September 5, 2012

    Six Songs for the Doomed Albino Hummingbird

    Last week, our cohorts at Daily RFT brought you the story of an albino ruby-throated hummingbird, or maybe a pair of them, seen in northeast Missouri. The exceptionally rare species is easily spotted by predators and is therefore a small population that dwindles every year. The hummingbird, with its ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    I Guess It's Time For Me To Listen To "Call Me Maybe"

    I used to love Summer Jams--a part of me still does. For that reason I would like to apologize personally to Carly Rae Jepsen for having, to date, not been pissed off about or aware of how frequently her single's been played on the radio. I hope my credentials are in order: When I was 12 I owned th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    2011 World Series: Demi Lovato and Joe (Singer), or, Baseball Doesn't Get Its Target Audience

    This is the face of true baseball fandom. ​Say what you will about the Black Eyed Peas, but its appearance in this year's Super Bowl made perfect sense, in a lot of ways, because it is the Super Bowl of music acts -- incredibly loud and expensive, bombastic, followed out of a strange sense of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Washington Avenue Named Among Nation's Great Streets

    ​Sheryl Crow doesn't sing about Washington Avenue the way she does Los Angeles' Santa Monica Boulevard. But in the eyes of the American Planning Association, the two roadways are on par this year, with both being named to the agency's Top 10 Great Streets for 2011. (The Delmar Loop and Clayton's W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2011

    Six Best Blatant Drug References In Song

    ​Drugs are a crucial part of the classic triumvirate of rock & roll; very few things in our society are of enough import to rival "sex." As a result, drugs have been mentioned and implied in countless songs crossing every imaginable genre. I'm sure there's some Indonesian Gamelan track about o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Justin Bieber Wins CMT Award, Becomes Fifth Horseman of the Apocalypse

    Courtesy of Justin Bieber Shrine​Sure signs of an impending apocalypse: 1. Locusts: Depending on what part of St. Louis you're in, you can substitute cicadas. 2. Thunder, hail and tornadoes: Done, done and done. 3. Justin Bieber winning a CMT award: Which he did, earlier this week, for his c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Elvis Costello & the Imposters Coming to the Pageant

    Elvis Costello & The Imposters are coming to the Pageant on Friday, July 1. Save for a cameo appearance with Sheryl Crow during MLB All-star weekend, this is Costello's first appearance in St. Louis since an October 2007 concert at the Fabulous Fox with Bob Dylan. Tickets are $45 general admission, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Kid Rock and Sheryl Crow Tour Coming to St. Louis

    On Saturday, July 16, Kid Rock and his "Born Free" tour will be coming to St. Louis at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. Kennett, Missouri, native Sheryl Crow is opening. Tickets are on sale Friday, April 15, at 10 a.m. The duo has a new duet out called "Collide." (And of course, they also sang the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Son Volt, Uncle Tupelo Part of a new Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Exhibit

    Annie ZaleskiJeff Tweedy at the Pageant, 2008​Over the weekend, A to Z was in Cleveland and headed to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. To her delight, there was a new exhibit on display called Kick Out the Jams, which focused exclusively on music from the Midwest. Our fair region was w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    5 Hilarious Signs From the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

    Image via​Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall in Washington D.C. for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" on Saturday expecting to see...well, nobody was really quite sure what to expect. The the event's schedule was kept secret up until ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    Sheryl Crow: Robo-Calling for Tommy Sowers

    ​My dreams have come true. Sheryl Crow called me today. Sadly, she did so to talk to me about another man. Crow -- or her voice anyway -- is stumping for Democratic challenger Tommy Sowers in his bid to unseat Jo Ann Emerson in the musician's home state of Missouri. Here's what Crow will tell you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of August 9

    * = coming to town, = local ​ Euclid Records 1. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 2. Black Crowes - Croweology* 3. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More 4. Black Keys - Brothers 5. Wolf Parade - Expo 86* 6. Jack Johnson - To The Sea 7. Tom Petty - Mojo 8. Devo - Something For Everybody 9. Sher ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    Sheryl Crow's Eco-Conscious Tour Rider Turning Heads

    Stew SmithSheryl Crow, performing last year under the Gateway Arch​(Via Gawker) The Smoking Gun is a goldmine of tour riders, i.e. the list of requests bands/musicians send to promoters/venues before their shows. Things typically on these riders include food, alcohol and even socks -- after al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of August 2-8

    * = coming to town, = local ​Vintage Vinyl 1. ARCADE FIRE---Suburbs 2. BLACK CROWES---Croweology* 3. RICK ROSS---Teflon Don 4. EMINEM---Recovery 5. BUN B---Trill O.G. 6. GOV'T MULE---Mulennium 7. LOS LOBOS---Tin Can Rust 8. MENOMENA---Mines* 9. ROOTS---How I Got Over 10. DRAKE---Thank Me Lat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of July 25-August 1

    * = coming to town, = local ​Euclid Records 1. Best Coast - Crazy For You* 2. Black Keys - Brothers 3. Devo - Something For Everybody 4. Menomena - Mines* 5. Alejandro Escovedo - Street Songs Of Love* 6. Mark Olson - Many Colored Kite* 7. Tom Petty - Mojo 8. Robert Randolph - We Walk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2010

    New Album Release Highlights: Tuesday, July 20

    (New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Rocksteady​*Big Head Todd And The Monsters, Rocksteady Todd Park Mohr, vocalist and guitarist for Big Head Todd and the Monsters, said of the new album: "We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Watch: Sheryl Crow Covers Exile On Main Street's "All Down the Line" with Rolling Stones Keyboardist Chuck Leavell, The Roots

    In honor of the May 18 reissue of the Rolling Stones' classic album Exile on Main Street, a cadre of local musicians has banded together to form the tribute act Torn and Frayed. Next Tuesday at Off Broadway, the group will play songs from Exile, as well as other Stones classics. Not to be outdone, l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    St. Louis Is Getting a Lilith Fair Date

    Stop smirking: The fact that St. Louis snagged a date on the being-routed Lilith Fair is kind of awesome. This year's list of artists playing some (or all) of the dates for the reactivated all-female-artists tour -- nothing's set in stone yet -- is bordering on the incredible: Heart! Cat Power! Lore ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    The Top Ten St. Louis Concerts of 2009

    We reviewed a lot of shows this year -- nearly 100, judging by the number of posts in the "Show Reviews" archive. Deciding which 2009 concerts comprised the creme de la creme wasn't easy, to say the least. However, the following stood out from the pack. What did we miss? What were your favorites thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    Kudos to ALIVE's Sheryl Crow Cover

    Happened to read ALIVE magazine's cover story on Sheryl Crow last weekend, and I wanted to give kudos to writer Kelly Hamilton, who did a great job. The one-page article addresses motherhood, Crow's fight against cancer and charity work, as well as her Missouri/St. Louis roots (including the tidbit ... More >>

  • News

    July 22, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    Clarification on Elvis Costello's Role in Sheryl Crow's July 11 Show

    I just got off the phone with a spokesman for Major League Baseball, and he clarified that Elvis Costello is not opening for Sheryl Crow next Saturday, July 11, nor is he doing an entirely separate set of his own material. He'll come out during the show and join her for some songs. In other words, h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Elvis Costello Announced as Special Guest for July 11 Sheryl Crow Concert Under the Arch

    This in from Major League Baseball, Elvis Costello will be that previously announced "special guest" at the Sheryl Crow concert on July 11 beneath the Gateway Arch."I cannot think of anything better than sitting in with Sheryl and her band for a few surprise numbers and a rocking good time in St. Lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2009

    Video: Sheryl Crow at Kiener Plaza for All-Star Concert Announcement, 6/22/09

    Here's Sheryl Crow Monday at Kiener Plaza, reminiscing about her days as a young Cardinal fan, as well as talking about her free concert on July 11 at the Gateway Arch during the All-Star game weekend. The concert is a charity event to raise money for Stand Up to Cancer. Click over to A to Z, o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2009

    Photos: Sheryl Crow at Kiener Plaza for the All-Star Concert Announcement

    The blanket of humidity over Kiener Plaza on Monday -- whose idea was it to have the press conference outside? -- didn't seem to deter the mood of media and baseball officials touting Sheryl's Crow's free concert planned for the All-Star Weekend. Photo: Nick Lucchesi Sheryl Crow on June 22, t ... More >>

  • Music

    November 7, 2007



  • News

    July 25, 2007

    Highway Hell

    Joe Edwards gives the Munchkin his due.

  • News

    July 11, 2007

    Those Were The Days

    Have a heart and give our St. Louis Munchkin a star on the Walk of Fame.

  • Dining

    June 14, 2006

    The Billy McKeone

    King Louie's, 3800 Chouteau Avenue, 314-865-3662.

  • Music

    January 25, 2006

    Tim Ries Presents the Rolling Stones Project

    Thursday, January 26; Finale Music & Dining, (8025 Bonhomme Avenue, Clayton)

  • Music

    November 16, 2005

    Stop Crying Your Heart Out

    B-Sides sheepishly admits to liking Sheryl Crow, chats with sassy soul singer Bettye LaVette and introduces you to Emospace

  • Music

    September 7, 2005

    Beat Happenings

    Week of September 7, 2005

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    * Power

    Unreal wanders into an un-bear-ably raucous party, plans a Missouri escape and visits a local blogger who's worried about Sheryl Crow; plus, our fantastic suggestion for the Mark McGwire Highway

  • Music

    January 26, 2005


    One local band bares all, another straps on Steely Dan, and we visit the Old School

  • Music

    December 8, 2004

    Betty Dylan

    Thursday, December 9; Off Broadway

  • Music

    March 24, 2004

    Courtney Love

    America's Sweetheart (Virgin)

  • Music

    April 23, 2003

    Rosanne Cash

    Rules of Travel (Capitol)

  • Dining

    December 25, 2002

    Muted Joy

    The food at the Marquee's fine, though devoid of any star quality

  • Restaurants

    April 17, 2002

    Happy Hour

    Casa Gallardo

  • Music

    January 9, 2002

    Various Artists

    Timeless (Lost Highway)

  • Music

    July 26, 2000

    16 Deluxe

    The local-music compilation Suite 16 has womanly charms to please almost any listener

  • Dining

    August 25, 1999

    Hangin' Out

    Revisiting the '70s at South County's Note Bar

  • Music

    August 11, 1999

    K's Choice

    Tuesday, Aug. 17; Mississippi Nights

  • News

    April 28, 1999
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    April 21, 1999
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