This week, our critics' picks include a varied pool of performers across genres including Boz Scaggs, 7 Seconds, Pigeon John and Peter J. Woods. Take your pick from punk and hip-hop to blues and noise. As always, stayed tuned until Friday for even more recommendations over the weekend.
The Wilhelms Film at 11 www.thewilhelmsmusic.com The appearance of the otherwise unheralded debut by the Wilhelms through my transom was something a surprise. It's not as if the duo's members, Andy Ploof and John Wendland, have lacked an outlet for their collaborations. First in One Fell Swoop and ... More >>
Union Tree Review Enjoy the Weather www.uniontreereview.com If you've ever wondered what became of Union Tree Review, that promising sextet with the right mix of creative intensity and local scene connections, here's a little recap: Since the 2011 release of Death and Other Forms of Relaxation, the ... More >>
Sunday thunderstorms kept us from getting into anymore trouble for the remainder of the week, but hey -- it's Monday! It's a new week rife with opportunities to see some shows. See some top-notch working musicians like Roland Johnson and Dave Stone in action, or catch some touring acts like John Ful ... More >>
Editor's Note: The end of 2012 is upon us (also the end of the world, if you believe in that sort of thing), so we thought we'd put a cap on things by sharing some of our personal favorite shows, albums, events and general shenanigans. Join us as we indulge in some navel-gazing! I'm a music writer ... More >>
10 p.m. Friday, October 12. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 South Broadway.
10 p.m. Friday, September 28. Plush, 3224 Locust Street.
This post is dedicated to all the creepsters out there. You know who I'm talking about: dudes who troll for tail while their significant others obliviously go about their day. These philanders think they can get away with their serial cheating, but almost 97 percent of the time a girlfriend shak ... More >>
9:30 p.m. Saturday, November 19. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
8 p.m. Monday, October 24. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
8 p.m. Friday, July 1. The Pageant, 6161 DelmarBoulevard.
"Did Motown and Bowie have a love child?" asks a YouTube commenter underneath the video for Fitz and the Tantrums' "MoneyGrabber." Astute observation: The LA band's modus operandi is indeed horn-laden soul with a twist of glam. Fitz & the Tantrums will be at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room on Saturday ... More >>
Jason StoffBruno Mars at Pop'sBruno Mars' popularity has been gaining momentum at an incredible rate over the past several months, so it comes as no surprise that he easily sold out his concert last night at Pop's. (Presumably, he's fine-tuning his live performance before moving on to bigger ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, October 28. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
9 p.m. Wednesday, October 20. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
9 p.m. Saturday, September 4. Laclede's Landing Main Stage, North First Street and Lucas Avenue.
7 p.m. Saturday, August 28. Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue.
Hometown legend Michael McDonald returned to St. Louis for a sold-out concert at the Touhill Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis. The show was a well-paced mix of hits from McDonald's tenure with the Doobie Brothers as well as solo songs and soul cover ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, June 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
9 p.m. Saturday, May 22. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
7 p.m. Saturday, May 1. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Tuesday, December 29. MoKaBe's, 3606 Arsenal Street. 314-865-2009. 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 30. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 8. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
5 p.m. Saturday, August 29. The parking lot of the Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust Street.
9 p.m. Tuesday, August 11. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard.
8 p.m. Friday, May 29. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
9 p.m. Friday, March 27. Beale on Broadway, 701 South Broadway.
8 p.m. Friday, February 13. The Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, One University Drive.
8 p.m. December 31. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
8 p.m. Thursday, December 18. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard.
8:30 p.m. Wednesday, August 6. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street
8 p.m. Saturday, July 5. Live Off the Levee, Soldiers Memorial, 1315 Chestnut Street
8 p.m. Sunday, May 11. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue
8 p.m. Saturday, April 26. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard
9 p.m. Saturday, November 17. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street.
9 p.m. Saturday, November 3. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
8 p.m. Monday, August 27. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
9 p.m. Friday, March 23. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
9 p.m. Saturday, December 9. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).
8 p.m. Tuesday, December 5. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
8 p.m. Saturday, August 12. The Focal Point (2720 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood).
7:30 p.m. Friday, July 14. UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights).
Saturday, May 6, at 8 p.m. The Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
Saturday, February 11, at the Edison Theatre (6445 Forsyth Boulevard, on the campus of Washington University)
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