Tawaine Noah

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Amen Lucy, Amen's Ashore for the End is Full of Earnest Acoustics and Heartfelt Harmonies

    Amen Lucy, Amen Ashore for the End If the mass-marketed folk-music revival had its moment in the past year or two with the success of bands like the Civil Wars, the Lone Bellow and, more than any other act, Mumford & Sons, it is fitting that such a style trickles down to S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Hall & Oates, Mötley Crüe, Ghost B.C., Shakey Graves 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

    October 7, 2011

    Plush, Midtown's Big New Venue, Is Scheduled To Open Next Month

    A new venue in Midtown, Plush, is nearing completion. With a capacity of 425 to 700, the performance space and café was supposed to open in the summer. So the burning question in the St. Louis music world now is: "When will Plush open?" In between working with tile and other construction-related ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Bo & the Locomotive And Union Tree Review Interview Each Other

    ​Union Tree Review and Bo & the Locomotive will share an album release show this Saturday at the Firebird -- both are unveiling their debut full-lengths. It's an interesting pairing: UTR is a heartfelt band driven by the gratifyingly earnest expression of front man Tawaine Noah and enough memb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Now Open: Foam

    Nicholas PhillipsFoam's front room​As my stalwart colleague Nick Phillips noted a few weeks ago, Foam -- the long-awaited coffeeshop/bar on the corner of Cherokee and Jefferson -- is now open for business. I dropped by on Saturday night and was really impressed by the vibe and atmosphere at th ... More >>

  • Culture

    October 31, 2007

    St. Louis Stage Capsules

    Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene.