Reverend Peyton and his big damn band will be at the Firebird tonight. The last time they rolled through St. Louis there was quite a bit of competition in terms of entertainment; Wilco played at the newly opened Peabody Opera House, President Obama visited our fair city, Arctic Monkeys played to a p ... More >>
I am reaching the age at which one begins spontaneously to complain about pop music. It's not something I can apologize about, exactly, so much as a change my body is going through--at some point copies of Astro Lounge just started appearing in strange places. So I don't think I'll ever be able to ... More >>
The Shins | The Antlers | Deep Sea Diver June 4, 2012 The Pageant "Should I be surprised at the amount of fist-pumping happening in the audience?" I wondered to myself last night on the Pageant floor during the Shins first song of the night, "Phantom Limb," from 2007's Wincing the Night Away. It wa ... More >>
After a three-year stint, Mangia Italiano's Monday night karaoke extravaganza (known colloquially as "Mangioke") is bidding adieu after tonight's session. The night is the stuff of legend; countless denizens of the South-side converged to drink away the pain associated with the start of the week. Wh ... More >>
Nigel CraneThe Gaslight AnthemNew Jersey's Gaslight Anthem has made great strides in the past few years. It's gone from trekking around the country in a beat-up van, to cruising in style in a full-blown tour bus. It's gone from moving modest units on a small punk label (XOXO Records), to cra ... More >>
7 p.m. Monday, July 5. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
So, Katy Perry tweeted the following video at Taylor Swift earlier today. It's a whole treatise on country hip-hop dancing, colloquially known as "cowboy hip-hop." I'm not sure what's better: the new-age flute on the video's soundtrack, the fashion -- spandex bike shorts under jean shorts, classiqu ... More >>
* = coming to town, = local act Gaslight Anthem's American SlangVintage Vinyl 1. Drake---Thank Me Later 2. Nas & Damian Marley---Distant Relatives 3. Black Keys---Brothers 4. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers---Mojo* 5. Grace Potter & The Nocturnals---Grace Potter & The Nocturnals 6. Gaslight A ... More >>
If you're looking for ear-splitting hardcore tonight, look no further than Fubar (3108 Locust Street) in Midtown when bands from California, Boston and Japan take the stage floor on the lounge side of the venue. Mind Eraser, which has played St. Louis three times in the past (all in basements, her ... More >>
Here at Riverfront Times we've accumulated many books over the years. It ain't voluntarily. People send us this shit. And most of it is shit. But every now and then, we find a real gem -- or two! Specifically, we find Virgin Sex for Guys and Virgin Sex for Girls, both written by AASECT Certified ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, December 5. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
p.m. Sunday, October 18. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 1. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Joseph Hess from the band Spelling Bee wrote in to say that Internet issues and time have slowed the band's ability to send us tour missives. Instead, his friend Mitch Gilliam -- in the band Only the Bugman -- penned the following account of the tour's first show. And don't worry -- Hess promises a ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, February 17. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Unreal behaves like the consummate Muggle, examines a possible correlation between geography and fidelity and plucks a bitter blogger from the 'osphere.
Week of December 21, 2006