Drexina MelsonKandi BurrussR&B/soul music fans had just enough time to nurse those hangovers before ringing in the New Year with Fantasia Barrino. Fantasia has become a household name on the strength of a solid singing career, a stint on Broadway and a reality show about her life. She played ... More >>
(Editor's note: Photos from Monae's set and a review of/photos from Of Montreal's set are coming in the morning.) Janelle Monáe is proof that there's hope for music yet. The pint-sized singer/performer doesn't conform to any one genre; she openly flaunts sonic limitations and musical boxes. In fac ... More >>
The first-ever St. Louis Super Music Fest (slated to be an annual event) took place last night at the Chaifetz Arena, and fans couldn't wait to get funked up. The majority of the crowd was over 40; however a respectable showing of 20- and 30-somethings came out to watch a lineup of musical l ... More >>
George Clinton brings the funk on Saturday.So, chances are you're going to LouFest this weekend. (Have you read our coverage yet? Go! Do it!) But if you aren't, there's plenty to do this weekend. Read on: 1. St. Louis Bluesweek Festival; steps of the Peabody Opera House The inaugural St. Lou ... More >>
7 p.m. Saturday, August 28. Chaifetz Arena, One South Compton Avenue.
* = coming to town, = local Euclid Records 1. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 2. Black Crowes - Croweology* 3. Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More 4. Black Keys - Brothers 5. Wolf Parade - Expo 86* 6. Jack Johnson - To The Sea 7. Tom Petty - Mojo 8. Devo - Something For Everybody 9. Sher ... More >>
last.fmEarl Greyhound will be at the Firebird Saturday at 9 p.m.Friday, June 4 *Foreigner/Styx/Kansas, Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre *Peter Martin, Sheldon Concert Hall *Franki Valli and the Four Seasons, The Fabulous Fox Theatre *Jake's Leg, Cicero's *The Disappeared/Discover Eden, Fubar *The ... More >>
No Baby Makin' Music for the Lou: The June 5 Ronald Isley and Teena Marie show at the Fabulous Fox Theatre has been canceled, the venue announced today. No further details were given for the cancellation; I have an email into his publicist at Island/Def Jam to see if she has any more details. ... More >>
Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Euclid Records 1. REGINA SPEKTOR: Far 2. DINOSAUR JR.: Farm* 3. ELVIS COSTELLO: ... More >>
Here's a new feature on A to Z: Every Monday, we'll publish the best-selling releases from area independent record stores for the preceding week. And so without further ado: [Update, 4 p.m.: Apop's top sellers are also below now!] Euclid Records' Top Ten 1. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND: Big Whiskey & the Gr ... More >>
Friday, February 13*Maze featuring Frankie Beverly/Keith Sweat/Teena Marie, Chaifetz Arena*G Love and Special Sauce, Pageant*The Diplomats of Solid Sound feat. the Diplomettes, The Gramophone*The Round-Ups/Johnny Vegas et al, Off Broadway*Delmar Kingz/Santone/Space/Jonezy/Family Affair/John Hill, Du ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, July 25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.