Against Me! returned to St. Louis on Thursday, September 19, 2013 with Off With Their Heads and Hop Along for a sweaty show at the Firebird. The Florida band's latest EP is titled True Trans -- a reference to singer Laura Jane Grace's recent coming-out as a woman. Last night's crowd sang along with ... More >>
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>
Euclid Records -- one of several excellent purveyors of music in this town and our 2012 winner for Best Record Store -- has just released its top 50 sellers of 2012. It's an interesting list for several reasons. It bears almost no resemblance to Billboard's list, of course. But it also speaks to the ... More >>
And now a Public Service Announcement from RFT Music: It's wintertime, folks, and you know what that means: It's cold! And as we all know, in the cold, everything dies. The trees, the bugs, at least one ill-prepared bird I found in my side yard -- and most important for the purposes of this post: t ... More >>
The Raveonettes. Photo by Jon Gitchoff.Check out the full slideshow of the Raveonettes at the Firebird. The Raveonettes/Tamaryn The Firebird Friday, April 8, 2011 Better than: The government shutdown riot we were so hoping for. There was nothing rotten about Denmark last night at the Fireb ... More >>
Todd OwyoungIt may have been Mardi Gras in Soulard, but Saturday night in University City, you would have assumed St. Patrick's Day showed up a little early. Covered in green, Mardi Gras beads and Guinness-infused grins, thousands shuffled into the Pageant to take in the beloved Boston punker ... More >>
A lot of local artists cross A to Z's way. Some send us albums; others Tweet at us. Still others drop us email. (Hint: We love email. Especially if it's telling us about who you are and what you're up to. Even if we don't respond, we read everything.) But despite the constant hum of informati ... More >>
The Silversun Pickups will play for free with Against Me this SaturdayFriday, July 23 *Kings of Leon, Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre *Sara Bareilles/Brothers Lazaroff, Live on the Levee *Michael McDonald/Steve Scorfina, Touhill Performing Arts Center *On Tracy Lane/All Fall Down/Reigning Heir & ... More >>
We've got kids games and space rock and Japanese movies, Artwork and DJs and rock very bluesy,Prizes and park tours and pictures so pretty,My, what a fine week to live in this city!
Don't fret if you've never heard of jailbait-ish poptarts the Wonder Girls (we hadn't), but Korea's answer to Girls Aloud and the Pussycat Dolls are coming to the Pageant on July 82720 Cherokee *New Riders of the Purple Sage, June 11 and 12 *Telepath, May 20 The Ambassador *Summer Soul Groov ... More >>
Silversun PickupsLA rockers Silversun Pickups, neo-punks Against Me! and rapper/actor Common are set to perform as part of the Live on the Levee concert series this summer, joining previously announced Fair St. Louis entertainment John Legend and the B-52's. The series of shows begins on Frid ... More >>
Who says the record store is dead? Not us here in St. Louis, where both Vintage Vinyl and Euclid Records sold a lot of tunes. Below, please find the top selling albums from both stores, including a separate top vinyl list from VV. Enjoy! Vintage Vinyl: Top CDs 1. Murphy Lee - You See Me 2. ... More >>
9 p.m. Wednesday, July 15. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Twangfest 13 starts tonight at the Pageant with Amy Lavere, Hot Club of Cowtown and Alejandro Escovedo, but the Twangfest eBay Auction, an annual charity event for KDHX Community Media, has been rolling for a week, with many items ending this afternoon. Lots of cool and rare music stuff. Check it ou ... More >>
9 p.m. Monday, April 6. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
2008's version of Record Store Day -- an entire day devoted to the glory of, uh, the record store -- was such a booming success, people are celebrating again this year on Saturday, April 18. And like last year, Euclid Records and Vintage Vinyl are participating in the festivities. Details ... More >>
6 p.m. Saturday, December 15. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
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