Did you embrace your inner Southern rocker on Friday night, and groove to the Black Crowes? The Georgia band's sold-out, incense-infused show at the Pageant brought out fans of all stripes to the Loop. If you missed it -- and you had no reason to! -- pretend you were there with these simple steps:
The Black Crowes are back, and in force, as evidenced by the fact that the band's upcoming show at the Pageant is completely sold out. The 23-year-old band emerged from its "indefinite hiatus" in December of last year, and is currently in the midst of a 21-date U.S. tour stopping in St. Louis -- and ... More >>
Time constraints occasionally preclude us from being able to preview every single great show in town. There's only so many hours in the week, and we have to keep the trains running on time in addition to writing up these recommendational blurbs. That said, a couple of shows early this week warrant y ... More >>
Memphis-based singer, songwriter, and upright bass player, Amy LaVere comes to the Old Rock House (1200 S. 7th St. 314-588-0505 ) this Thursday (8 p.m., $15), opening for former Black Crowes guitarist, Rich Robinson, on tour with a new solo album, his second since 2004, Through A Crooked Sun (Circle ... More >>
Leaving the house = still awesome. Some recommended critic's picks are right over here. Other beaucoup weekend events (such as Motörhead) are previewed elsewhere. And below, ten more good bets for the weekend. All Weekend: Crankfest @ Cranky Yellow Info about this all-ages art and music ce ... More >>
recordstoreday.comApril's annual Record Store Day has been such a rousing success, a semi-sequel is happening on Black Friday. Indie record stores all around the country will have exclusives, special releases, deluxe editions and other rare, limited-run goodies for sale. Vintage Vinyl and Euc ... More >>
8 p.m. Tuesday, October 26. The Gargoyle, 6465 Forsyth Boulevard, in the Mallinckrodt Center on the campus of Washington University.
Wikimedia CommonsThe Olympic marathon in 1896. Things aren't so primitive now.KWMU reports that St. Louis will be getting an installment of the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon (and half marathon) next year.
* = coming to town, = local Euclid Records 1. JJ Grey & Mofro - Georgia Warhorse* 2. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs 3. Eels - Tomorrow Morning 4. Black Crowes - Croweology 5. Black Keys - Brothers 6. Best Coast - Crazy For You* 7. Ra Ra Riot - The Orchard 8. Jimmie Vaughan - Plays Blue ... More >>
Todd OwyoungChris Robinson of the Black Crowes. An entire slideshow of photos is right here.Bands tour beyond their expiration date far too often, with the end result that their legacy is tarnished or they become a parody of themselves. The Black Crowes, meanwhile, prefers to go on indefinite ... More >>
Josh CheuseThe Black Crowes is playing at the Pageant tomorrow night as part of its "Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys" tour. (Remember, don't bring a camera.) Drummer Steve Gorman chatted with the RFT this week; read on below for outtakes, including a touching recollection of working with Warren ... More >>
J-P Kärnä/Wikimedia CommonsLeave these at home if you're going to the Black Crowes show.The Black Crowes is bringing its "Say Goodnight to the Bad Guys" tour to the Pageant on Friday night. We chatted with drummer Steve Gorman in the new RFT about the band's new album, Croweology. Stay tune ... More >>
* = coming to town, = local Vintage Vinyl 1. COHEED & CAMBRIA---Year Of The Black Rainbow* 2. THE FORCE---Everybody Wins 3. KEM---Intimacy* 4. BLACK CROWES---Croweology* 5. SLEIGH BELLS---Treats 6. ESPARANZA SPALDING---Chamber Music Society 7. JOHN MELLENCAMP---No Better Than This 8. METRI ... More >>
* = 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 >>
* = coming to town, = local Vintage Vinyl 1. ARCADE FIRE---Suburbs 2. BLACK CROWES---Croweology* 3. RICK ROSS---Teflon Don 4. EMINEM---Recovery 5. BUN B---Trill O.G. 6. GOV'T MULE---Mulennium 7. LOS LOBOS---Tin Can Rust 8. MENOMENA---Mines* 9. ROOTS---How I Got Over 10. DRAKE---Thank Me Lat ... More >>
image viaThe Black Crowes will play the Pageant August 27The Black Crowes will be stopping by the Pageant on Friday, August 27. The group's on tour supporting its forthcoming acoustic album, Croweology, due out August 3. The Crowes are teaming up with Vintage Vinyl to bring fans a special p ... More >>
Remember the Jonas Brothers? They were cool back when Justin Bieber was still a zygote (last year). The Ambassador *Chico DeBarge, June 4 *Dana Dane and Kurtis Blow, June 19 Ameristar Casino *Bonne Tyler, September 16 *Damon Wayans, September 9 *Ray Price, May 20 Antarctica *Gospel Gossip, ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, March 11. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
The B-52's are just one act slotted for the HullabaLOUfestOne of the best things about St. Louis is its close proximity to the summer's major music festivals. Not only do we get cool acts stopping here on their way to -- or from -- these events, we're within driving distance to Chicago (Pitch ... More >>
Photo: Todd OwyoungChris Robinson of the Black Crowes last night at the Pageant. See more photos from last night's show.By the time Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson sauntered out onto the Pageant stage last night, most of the capacity crowd had worked itself into a slightly tipsy (but goo ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, November 11. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
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. Avett Brothers - I & Love & You 2. Bottle Rockets - Lean Fo ... More >>
You know what you're going to get with a Gretchen Wilson set: no-frills, unpretentious, hard-twanging country-rock tunes - with emphasis on the rock. Her mid-afternoon set kicked off with the 2004 hit "Here For the Party." Sporting a black camisole, sparkly silver belt and jeans and big hoop earring ... More >>
6 p.m. Friday, September 25. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
Every Monday, A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. (Vintage Vinyl will return next week -- they had catastrophic email problems last week.) An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without furt ... More >>
The Pageant *Sick Puppies/Hurt, Friday, September 11 *Great Big Sea, Sunday, October 4 *Dinosaur Jr., Wednesday, October 14 *The Black Crowes, Wednesday, November 11 Blueberry Hill *Diane Birch, Tuesday, August 11 *The Unconscious, Friday, September 4 Pop's *OTEP, Monday, August 10 *Mushroomhe ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, February 17. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
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