Toward the end of our interview, Eric Sargent, songwriter and lead singer of veteran St. Louis band the Dive Poets, has to take a quick break to tend to his six-month-old daughter. Along with teaching high school English, being a father is his main gig. It's not that making music isn't important; it ... 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 >>
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 >>
Jane's Addiction | Black Box Revelation The Pageant February 22, 2012 Jane's Addiction remains an undisputed king of the '90s. From its inception in 1985 to the creation of Lollapalooza for its 1991 farewell tour, the band has lent more than its share to the birth of alternative culture, second to ... More >>
Sharon Van Etten.You probably haven't heard about this, because it's a pretty big secret and no one is really talking about it, but Thom Yorke and His Merry Men are coming to the Scottrade Center in 2012. Today, the Luminary Center for the Arts announced their first show of The Year We're All ... More >>
"And to all a good night!" The Point's annual Hoho shows return to the Pageant on December 6th. The first show will feature Switchfoot, which you have to admit is thematically satisfying (ho HO!). Staind headlines on the 8th and Cage The Elephant on the 13th. The final show is on the 17th at ... More >>
Slow week for announcements, but there are some gems up in here: Remember the '90s? Yeah, they like, weren't that long ago, and just when we thought we were nearing the end of this otiose, pervasive nostalgia, Lumiere Place comes to the rescue with October shows from Better Than Ezra and the Gin Blo ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, April 26. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
We won't insult you by describing Bob Dylan. He's at Chaifetz Arena October 21. That is all you need to know. Chaifetz Arena *Bob Dylan, October 21 The Firebird *Kinch, October 25 *Kinetix, October 29 *Mayer Hawthorne and the County, October 12 *Sons of Black Mass, October 23
7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 13. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
An uneven sense of identity at the 'Fest
Saturday, May 6, at noon. UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights)
Death Cab for Cutie weathers their major label transition with grace
A handy guide to local shows happening this week
Commerce and art shake hands at the City Museum
With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not a pejorative
Are you hotty-hot-hot enough for the big time? The notorious Black Panel reconvenes for another local-release roundup.