This week, Lil Wayne, Those Darlins, Pallbearer, JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound and more make it into town. For some local flavors, check out some STL mainstays like the Union Electric, Bear Hive and a whole bunch of bands at the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Kat Fest. Our recommendations await after the j ... More >>
[Editor's Note: For a change, this week's print edition features two Homespun reviews written by RFT Music Senior Writer Christian Schaeffer, because why not?]
8 p.m. Thursday, August 23. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
According to my new calendar, the word of the day is "volant," and it is defined as "moving lightly" or "nimble." I'm not really sure how to incorporate that into a post recommending shows for this week, but I'll do my damnedest. Legendary metal monsters Corrosion of Conformity play the Firebird to ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, June 20. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
8 p.m. Sunday, May 20. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.
Selecting the Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're beeboping and scattin' our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. There is no surer way ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
Homer Simpson proudly displays his Grammy Award for Outstanding Soul, Spoken Word or Barbershop Album.Adele could soon become a Grammy paper champion. Oh sure. 21 is a worthy entrant for the coveted Grammy for Album of the Year. "Rolling in the Deep," after all, topped the 2011 Pazz and Jop P ... More >>
Earlier this month, Spin announced that it is moving most of its album reviews to Twitter. Music writing is getting shorter, not longer, and yet the 33 1/3 Series, which has the gall to publish entire books on albums that aren't even current, soldiers on. There are 85 installments in print n ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, August 24. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
8 p.m., Friday, June 10. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Save for a few live shows here and there, So Many Dynamos has kept a low profile in the past year or so. The quartet's been focusing on writing new music and experimenting with new instruments and styles, which has resulted in a marked expansion in its sound. That was evident right away on Friday n ... More >>
Late-breaking news! Steely Dan will be coming to the Fabulous Fox Theatre on August 24 of this year. We'll let the Fox's press release say it all: Greatest hits and deep cuts alike will be showcased at Fox Theatre on August 24 at 8 p.m. Acclaimed jazz artist Sam Yahel is on board as the tour's ma ... More >>
While our music page has plenty of things to do this weekend, a quick note: The fun./Steel Train/Jarrod Gorbel show at the Firebird is sold out. Hope you bought tickets! Now on to some other options: All weekend: *Soulard Oktoberfest Drink. Listen to Brave Combo, Copper Box and Soulard Blues Band. ... More >>
On Friday night, Ferguson, Missouri's own Michael McDonald is returning to the area for a solo show at the Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center. The concert is a benefit for the St. Louis-area branch of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Tickets are still available here. ... More >>
God bless the Onion: "Donald Fagen Defends Steely Dan to Friends." Tip to Doc for the link.
The Sky Music Lounge
930 Kehrs Mill Road, Ballwin
8 p.m. Friday, March 21. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Some of the city's best-known bands go incognito at Off Broadway.
The Bureau files.
7 p.m. Sunday, July 29. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
8 p.m. Saturday, January 20. Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
7:30 p.m. Monday, September 4. UMB Bank Pavilion (14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights).
Week of March 2, 2006
Saturday, February 4; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)
INXS' Garry Beers weighs in on all things Rock Star, Karl Sanders of Nile expounds on Egypt, and B-Sides shakes our Groovethang
The world according to yacht rockers
(Broadway Oyster Bar)
One local band bares all, another straps on Steely Dan, and we visit the Old School
Converge at COCA
With a handful of artists, "classic rock" is not a pejorative
Dangerous Kitchen comprises some of St. Louis' best musicians -- and they make the most of their time away from their day jobs
Week of January 2, 2002
Looking for influence, significance, development and perpetuation at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The RFT music staff indulges itself by picking the best work of 2000
Mike Davis mixes up a mesmerizing blend on his cassette Yars' Revenge
Revisiting the '70s at South County's Note Bar
The Neem offer up 29 songs on their self-titled debut
St. Louis' Fran releases the 7-inch Look Out!!! Steely Dan!!! on Rooster Lollipop