This holiday weekend, locals Drown Fish and Ou Ou debut new releases, Big Muddy Blues Festival comes to Laclede's Landing and much more. Head to the Demo to congratulate staff on obtaining its liquor license, and stick around to check out the new Music Record Shop as well as the Bands Up, Don't Shoo ... More >>
Amen Lucy, Amen Ashore for the End facebook.com/amenlucyamen 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Nicholas PhillipsFoam's front roomAs 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 >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene.