It's a big week for music in St. Louis. LouFest brings a barrage of artists to Forest Park while Pü Fest simultaneously congregates bands from near and far at Empire Hall. Besides that, there's plenty to look forward to all week, including the Breeders, Inspectah Deck and more. Read on for our crit ... More >>
Local artsy/DIY duo the Funs has pulled off the unthinkable: a slot opening for its very favorite band, the Breeders. The Funs will play the first five dates of the tour starting tonight at Off Broadway and ending September 8 in Garden City, Idaho. Alt-rock band the Breeders has a long history with ... More >>
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 >>
In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. The Fu ... More >>
In this weekly column, RFT Music gets to know local creatives, musicians and their missions. Get a slice of the local scene, complete with a snippet of sound and info about upcoming releases and shows. Stick around to see what St. Louis artists have to say whenever they Fill in in the Blank. Littl ... More >>
After three years of shows and an equally accumulating number of seven-inches, St. Louis folk rock group the Union Electric releases its first full length CD Time is Gold. Members Tim Rakel, Glenn Burleigh, Melinda Cooper and Mic Boshans are more than just St. Louis music veterans; they are staples ... More >>
Saturday, July 14, 2012 at the Crack Fox R. Ring (Kelley Deal of The Breeders and Mike Montgomery of Ampline) Samuel Fickie Grace Sophia Bluefish Doors 8:00, show 9:00, $10, 21 Kelley Deal endeared herself to St. Louisans a few years ago when she chose to film the video for the Breeders' single ... More >>
Sad news out of Wisconsin: Dennis Flemion, one half of the Milwaukee-based sibling duo the Frogs, disappeared over the weekend during a weekend family boating trip, and is currently presumed drowned. Of the growing population of rock & roll heaven, surely Flemion is one of the few members already eq ... More >>
Ah, summer in St. Louis. A time for tank tops, sunscreen, cold beers sweating in koozies, frying at music festivals, hooking up with randoms, slapping mosquitoes, listening to a member of the Buck family narrate and -- if you're lucky -- not dodging too many stray bullets. Today is the first offici ... More >>
And so the spring deluge continues apace: On April 22, the Joy Formidable will be playing at the Luminary Center for the Arts. Formed in North Wales (but based in London for the moment), JF is a trio rooted in shoegaze, post-punk and the Pixies. Vocalist Ritzy Bryan is a banshee from beyond, a dream ... More >>
Evan Swigart/Wikimedia CommonsIt's Halloween weekend! Spooky! Don your best costume and head out to the following events. Don't forget to check our main music page for more concerts going on around town this weekend. Friday: Skate or Die! @ The St. Louis Skatium Rollerskating, live bands and ... More >>
Night two of An Under Cover Weekend featured a little something for everyone, a nice reminder of another one of the event's benefits: the ability to bring disparate crowds together. Most of this diverse crowd was still filtering in during Samuriot's opening set as third-wave ska legends Reel Big Fi ... More >>
image via1. Dogtown Street Musicians FestivalThis weekend marks the first ever Dogtown Street Musicians Festival. Located between the 1200 - 1300 block of Tamm, this event will run Saturday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. 2. Funk Fest 5Go get funked up at Broadway Oyster Bar Saturday night, starting at ... More >>
Jason ThrasherConsidering the fact that modern bands summon plenty of varied musical and pop culture touchstones, it's silly to make declarations that a certain band is helping to foster the revival of a specific decade's sound. But in terms of aesthetic and fearless willingness to experiment ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 29. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Last year, the calendar gods smiled upon us with the uber-nerdy date of August 8, 2008 (see Happy 808 Day! in honor of the drum machine). In 2009, however, we have the awe-inspiring date of 9-9-09 -- which, among other things, inspired Threadless to put its entire line of T-shirts on sale for $9! OM ... More >>
The '90s Jam of the Week today is a two-headed monster of awesomeness. First, the Breeders are making their triumphant return to St. Louis tonight at the Duck Room. Times New Viking (who are pretty great in their own right) open. Show starts at 9 p.m. and tickets are $20. Then tomorrow, the Trashcan ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, August 7. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
7 p.m. Thursday, April 2. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.
Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature delivers the Top 10 can't-miss activities to complete your fun-seeking agenda. Looking for live music? Here's your complete St. Louis weekend concert calendar in A to Z.
We've been sittin' on this one for weeks, people. We tried to get official announcements and press statements but they weren't forthcoming.So here it is: The Breeders are scheduled to be in St. Louis on Valentine's Day to shoot a music video with St. Louis' all-female roller derby league, the Arch R ... More >>
9 p.m. Sunday, June 8. The Bluebird, 2706 Olive Street.
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