It's a common cliché by now: Some snobby, balding guy with glasses in every bar across America rants and raves about how he only likes "the old stuff" by every band. "I liked the first record," is his creed. This character floats around, bumming everyone out and sucking all the fun out of a karaoke ... More >>
In the last couple of weeks St. Louis has had somewhat of an influx of '90s nostalgia acts coming through town. Sponge played Cicero's, Soul Asylum made an appearance at the Old Rock House and Reel Big Fish just played the Pageant. This got us to thinking.... The '80s are remembered musically for t ... 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 >>
9 p.m. Thursday, April 14. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
8 p.m. Monday, November 22. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
On the heels of their Epitaph Records debut, In Desolation, Minneapolis' Off With Their Heads have clearly hit their stride. After churning out several albums and split seven-inches on Florida punk-core institution No Idea Records and gaining more and more punk-rock cred with each release, the quart ... More >>
There's a good reason for that headline, I swear. Nick Jonas and the Administration -- the new band featuring the youngest JoBro -- has made St. Louis one of the stops on its brief U.S. tour in January. The January 19 Pageant show features opener Diane Birch. Tickets are on sale November 12 and are ... More >>
Taste of St. Louis generally books fun bands every year. In 2008, the marquee acts were Soul Asylum and Everclear, and this year it's the Presidents of the United States of America and Tonic. The former might be as popular now as it was in the '90s -- and it released a new album, These Are the Good ... More >>
Here's the Minneapolis band Soul Asylum at Mississippi Nights in 1987, tearing through some songs like the scorching punk band it once was. Fun fact: Guess who opened for 'em? Why, the Flaming Lips!"Whoa/Passing Sad Daydream"
Gut Check recommends three ways you won't go hungry this weekend. Plenty to do this weekend -- and gorgeous weather for it. 1. Taste of St. Louis: Food from area restaurants, live music -- Soul Asylum! -- arts and crafts. (4-11 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sat., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun.) 2. Chili Cookof ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, December 5. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
7 p.m. Friday, September 29. Creepy Crawl, (3524 Washington Boulevard)
Another Fine Day (Lost Highway)
To the Confusion of Our Enemies (Volcom/East West)
Saturday, December 11; Mississippi Nights
They are Grand Champeen, my friend
No, the Replacements aren't getting back together -- yet
Friday, Oct. 22; Side Door