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St. Louis Music Inc.

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: February 14 to 16

    This Valentine's day weekend, celebrate St. Louis' 250th birthday with a festival in Forest Park or snuggle up to Bruiser Queen during an acoustic intimate set in south city. Alternatively, ignore the holiday entirely and check out some rock and comedy at Pet Sounds, an event to benefit Stray Rescue ... More >>

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    February 10, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis From January 10 to 16

    This week, Fitz and the Tantrums, Eleni Mandell, Heatsick, Cheap Art and more stop into town. Plan a romantic weekend with yourself or someone else, or just go out every other night this week and stay in to watch Lifetime movies to your heart's content come Cupid's retribution on Friday. Love it or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2013

    Investigation Proves Owners Knew Elevator Was Unsafe, Illegal Before Bob Reuter's Death

    Six months before St. Louis artist and music legend Bob Reuter fell to his death down an elevator shaft, state inspectors closed and padlocked the 95-year-old, poorly-functioning elevator in the condemned building. A Sunday report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch found a Missouri inspector closed and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    The Bad Plus, Zero Boys, Chance the Rapper, Pentatonix and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2013

    MME is DIY Hip-Hop Fueled by St. Louis Pride

    In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. MME's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    Sleepy Kitty Delays Release of LP to January; Evan Sult Remembers Bob Reuter

    Spend enough time left of the dial and you've probably heard tracks from Sleepy Kitty's sophomore LP Projection Room. DJs at KDHX (88.1 FM) have spun the disc so much that it sits at the number two slot on the station's CMJ Top 30 chart, sandwiched between fellow locals Middle Class Fashion and Poke ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    An Official Statement From Bob Reuter's Band, Alley Ghost

    Big Muddy Records leader / Alley Ghost member Chris Baricevic has released an official statement on behalf of Bob Reuter and his band. Reuter evidently named Baricevic as executor of his estate in his will. A service to honor Reuter's life and art is in the planning stages, and a memorial fund will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2013

    Bob Reuter: Elevator in Fatal Accident Was Installed in 1918, Had No Operating Certificate

    Bob Reuter, a 61-year-old legend of the St. Louis music scene, died over the weekend in a tragic elevator accident at a downtown loft where he was reportedly moving. Our sister blog RFT Music has collected and written tributes to Reuter in the wake of his passing. But how did an accident like this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    The Day RFT Music Died

    You may have noticed over the weekend, starting on Thursday, that RFT Music was largely inaccessible. Users of Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox and likely others were blocked by warnings of malware, looking very similar, if not identical, to the one you see above.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    St. Louis Record Store Day 2013: A Comprehensive Guide

    Mark your calendar and prepare your wallet: This Saturday, April 20, marks the sixth annual Record Store Day. Originally begun in 2008 as a way to pull music fans away from their computers and back into the already-dwindling brick-and-mortar shops, Record Store Day has grown larger with each passing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2013

    St. Louis Hits the Road: Tips From the Many Local Bands that Toured in 2012

    Hard times, high gas prices and an ill economy did little to derail local artists from expanding outward in 2012. As a musician, I've never seen so many of my peers crawl out from these red brick buildings to push their River City sounds than in the past 12 months. Many return with invaluable advice ... More >>

  • News

    December 20, 2012
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    May 30, 2012

    Hardcore: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a week away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more of o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Psych: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a week away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more of o ... More >>

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    May 29, 2012

    R&B: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a week away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more of o ... More >>

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    May 28, 2012

    Hip Hop (Group/Collective): Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is two weeks away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more o ... More >>

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    May 28, 2012

    Hard Rock: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is two weeks away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Blues: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is two weeks away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Punk: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is two weeks away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Solo: Meet the 2012 Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is two weeks away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2012

    Country: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is two weeks away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    Pop: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is two weeks away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more o ... More >>

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    May 16, 2012

    DJ: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2012

    Chamber Pop: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Metal: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Folk: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Singer-Songwriter: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    New Band: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2012

    Americana: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    Electronic/Dance: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2012

    Get Your Blog Listed on RFT Music

    Update: We're updating the list in the next few days, so email us your blog now or forever hold your peace. Or at least hold it until the next time we overhaul the thing. While perusing RFT Music, you may have noticed a section labeled "Links" on the lower right-hand sidebar. This is where we highl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2011

    Biggest St. Louis Music News Stories of 2011: Part Two

    Tower Groove Records Formed Tower Groove Records aims to bring bands out of dingy south-city basements and into, well, other dingy south-city basements. The collective won't be funding the release of records but hopes to utilize the cumulative talents and experience of its members to make it easier ... More >>

  • Music

    December 15, 2011
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    May 6, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: May 6-8

    ​St. Louis is nonstop this weekend, with a handful of intriguing touring shows (Tobacco and Ted Leo spring to mind) sharing time with some great local events (Cinco De Mayo and a pair of cool open houses). Tef Poe and Rockwell Knuckles are duking it out at the Gramophone, Charlie Wilson's sere ... More >>

  • Music

    May 5, 2011

    St. Louis Music Festival

    7:30 p.m. Friday, May 6. The Chaifetz Arena, 1 South Compton Avenue.

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    En Vogue, Fantasia, Charlie Wilson Headline Mother's Day St. Louis Music Festival

    On Friday, May 6, the Chaifetz Arena will host a Mother's Day edition of the St. Louis Music Festival. Headlining the event is Charlie Wilson, the ex-lead singer of the Gap Band, who's launched quite a successful solo career; he's received several Grammy nominations in recent years. Fantasia, who wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    George Clinton Named an Honorary Citizen of the Delmar Loop

    Jeff Tweedy wasn't the only one receiving an official proclamation this weekend: On Saturday at Vintage Vinyl, funk pioneer George Clinton was named an honorary citizen of the Delmar Loop. The presentation of his citizenship happened during his in-store appearance. Here's a pic of Joe Edwards and Mr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Ten Things to Do If You're Not Going to LouFest

    George Clinton brings the funk on Saturday.​So, chances are you're going to LouFest this weekend. (Have you read our coverage yet? Go! Do it!) But if you aren't, there's plenty to do this weekend. Read on: 1. St. Louis Bluesweek Festival; steps of the Peabody Opera House The inaugural St. Lou ... More >>

  • Music

    September 30, 2009
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    June 12, 2009

    Twangfest Day Party Tomorrow at the Schlafly Bottleworks Videos!

    Looking for a way to pass a lazy Saturday afternoon? Twangfest has your answer tomorrow starting at 1 p.m., as it presents a free day party called "Out of the Gate: A St. Louis Music Showcase" at the Schlafly Bottleworks. The lineup:1:00 pm - Corey Saathoff Band 2:00 pm - Trigger 5 3:00 pm - Melody ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2008

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: December 12 to 14

    Friday, December 12*The Faint/The Show is the Rainbow/The Pragmatic, Pageant *Rough Shop holiday show, Focal Point*Bourbon Knights/Fattback/Monads, Off Broadway*Shame Club/Logos/Lollipop Factory/Celebrity Autopsy, Bluebird*Webb Wilder, Lucas School House*Thee Fine Lines/Thee Crucials/The Nevermores, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2008

    Preview Slideshow: St. Louis Music, R.I.P.

    In this week's paper, we published some awesome photos by Mark Gilliland, a long-time RFT freelance photographer who also documented major rock stars displaying their love of gear crafted by St. Louis Music. (Brand names include major players such as Ampeg, Crate and Alvarez.) Check back h ... More >>

  • Music

    December 10, 2008
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    November 21, 2008

    St. Louis Music Inc. Funeral, Saturday, December 13 at the Kat Club

    Kopper does a great job explaining why the St. Louis Music Inc. Funeral show matters. The details of the gig are as follows: Saturday, December 13, at the Kat Club (1440 North Broadway, next to Shady Jack’s). Doors open at 7:00 p.m., tickets are $5 and it's a 21-plus show. Bands on the bill have m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2007
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    May 5, 2004

    Shoot!

    Radar Station looks for adventure on a video set

  • Music

    February 6, 2002

    Thorny Crown

    A visit to either of the Black Thorn Pub's locations will top off a fun South Side evening

  • Music

    June 7, 2000

    Pipe Dream

    Former Celery frontman Phil Browne shares music with a new crowd

  • Music

    December 8, 1999

    THE GREAT DEPRESSION

    Taking St. Louis' lead-footed concertgoers to task

  • Music

    November 3, 1999

    SLAMMIES UPDATE

    The St. Louis Music Awards get a change of date

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