• Blogs

    August 8, 2013

    The Dive Poets Look Back and Ahead on Married to Your Ghost

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    The Bad Plus, Football Etc., ZZ Top & Lynyrd Skynyrd and More in This Week's New 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

    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

    February 23, 2012

    Jane's Addiction at the Pageant, 2/22/12: Review, Photos, Setlist

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    Sharon Van Etten, Radiohead Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    Switchfoot, Staind, Cage The Elephant And Low Dough Playing The 2011 HoHo Shows

    "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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2011

    Gin Blossoms, John Prine Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    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 >>

  • Music

    April 21, 2011


    8 p.m. Tuesday, April 26. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of September 16

    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

  • Music

    December 9, 2009

    Mayday Parade

    7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 13. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.

  • News

    May 21, 2008
  • Music

    August 2, 2006

    Time Warped

    An uneven sense of identity at the 'Fest

  • Music

    May 3, 2006

    Local Motion: Pointfest

    Saturday, May 6, at noon. UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights)

  • Music

    March 29, 2006

    Best-Laid Plans

    Death Cab for Cutie weathers their major label transition with grace

  • Music

    September 7, 2005

    Locals Only

    A handy guide to local shows happening this week

  • Music

    October 22, 2003

    Demo Derby

    Commerce and art shake hands at the City Museum

  • Culture

    June 4, 2003

    Hammer of the Gods

    With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not a pejorative

  • Music

    August 21, 2002

    Gravity Killed

    Are you hotty-hot-hot enough for the big time? The notorious Black Panel reconvenes for another local-release roundup.