Steve Carosello

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    December 13, 2013

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: December 13 to 15

    Pre-holiday parties are in full swing this weekend, so strap on some bells and show 'em some hell. On the flip side, Friday the 13th shows spook things up a bit. So whether you decide to check out Rough Shop playing its tenth annual holiday gig or get weird with Freezerburn zine and Barely Free as t ... More >>

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    August 23, 2013

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: August 23 to 25

    Long-time editor-in-chief Tom Finkel currently wraps up his last week at Riverfront Times, so here's a Kid Rock send-off. Yeah, why not? OK, but seriously, let's all pay our respects by watching Bob Schneider's new music video. Tom will soon be overseeing the Village Voice's music blog, Sound of the ... More >>

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    August 5, 2013

    Remembering Bob Reuter: St. Louis Speaks

    I got the call early, about an hour and a half before the news hit the Internet. A friend and I had just toured the Compton Hill Water Tower and were commenting on the beauty of south city and how amazing the buildings looked among the trees. Then my friend Jim called. His voice was low, and and he ... More >>

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    April 6, 2012

    Van Dyke Parks at the Luminary Center for the Arts, 4/5/2012: Review and Setlist

    Van Dyke Parks | Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra April 5, 2012 The Luminary Center for the Arts Van Dyke Parks embarked on his first-ever tour this year at the age of 69. It has been a limited run of shows in the United States, but with any justice more audiences will get to experience what ... More >>

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    December 13, 2010

    Photos: Rough Shop Holiday Extravaganza at the Focal Point, Saturday, December 11

    On Friday and Saturday night, the Focal Point in Maplewood hosted Rough Shop's annual Holiday Extravaganza. Guest stars such as Steve Carosello, Toby Weiss, Chris Grabau, John Horton and Kate Eddens joined the band to sing holiday originals and cover favorites from Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Dar ... More >>

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    December 9, 2010

    Rough Shop Holiday Extravaganza

    8 p.m. Friday, December 10, and Saturday,

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    December 9, 2009

    Homespun: Rough Shop

    Just Because It Was Christmas
    (Perdition Records)

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    October 15, 2009

    In the Studio: Rough Shop

    (Welcome to In the Studio, a section on A to Z that spotlights -- what else? -- local artists in the studio. If you are also recording/recently recorded -- or are a studio engineer/producer and working with people -- email me, with the phrase "In the Studio" in the subject heading.) Toby WeissKate ... More >>

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    December 10, 2008

    Rough Shop Christmas Show

    8 p.m. Friday, December 12. The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood.

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    January 24, 2007

    R.I.P. Mississippi Nights

    The lights go out at a fabled club — but only after one hell of a party.

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    January 17, 2007

    The Sunny Side of the Street

    A look at the positive things going on in the St. Louis scene.

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    September 6, 2006

    Music Showcase Schedule

    The complete low-down on this year's nominated acts

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    August 23, 2006

    Finn's Motel

    9 p.m. Friday, August 25. Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue).

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    March 22, 2006

    Don't Mess with Texas

    A dispatch from SXSW

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    July 20, 2005

    The Love Experts

    Cuba Street (Undertow Music)

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    January 28, 2004

    Love Experts

    Saturday, January 31; Off Broadway

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    December 26, 2001

    Doing Our Best

    Our intrepid columnist weighs in with her faves for the year that was