The Civil Wars

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Tragedy Hangs Over SXSW After Two Days of Music

    Some facts as I know them at deadline: Two are dead and dozens are injured after a high speed chase along Red River Street. in downtown Austin, Texas last night. After being pulled over by police for a suspected DWI, the vehicle sped off against traffic, crashed through a barricade and plowed throug ... More >>

  • 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

    November 4, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis From November 4 to 10

    This week, lots of acts stop through St. Louis to grace many of its great stages. Check out Talib Kweli, Steve Aoki, Lee Fields & the Expressions and many more. Click through for this week's recommendations, and stay tuned. We'll have plenty more picks for you for the weekend.

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    The Civil Wars Break Up...For Now

    The Civil Wars just posted an announcement on Facebook cancelling all upcoming tour dates due to "internal discord and irreconcilable differences of ambition" -- effectively declaring the end of the band. This is a huge surprise for a duo decidedly on the rise -- fresh off a pair of Grammys and even ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2012

    The Americana Music Association 2012 Award Winners Love St. Louis

    Earlier tonight, the trophies were doled out in Nashville for the 2012 Americana Music Association Awards and Honors. Winners included the Civil Wars, Gillian Welch and, naturally, Alabama Shakes -- the complete list is below. What struck us about the artists honored was how thoroughly they have b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2012

    The Hunger Games Soundtrack: Hop Aboard the Gravy Train, Unlikely Bedfellows!

    It's fitting that a film about a dystopian free-for-all would include music from the Arcade Fire. This is the group, after all, that composed several songs on Funeral about a world overrun by snow and power outages. But the song that appears in the movie is not from Funeral. It's an original song ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    The End of SXSW 2012: Too Much Portland to Count and a Little St. Louis

    Friday, March 16, 2012 2:15 p.m. By mid-afternoon the South Congress strip had become a not-quite-debauched Mardi Gras parade of young and old, hip and unhip, crunchy and coiffed, and dogs, lots of dogs, all taking in the food trucks, boutiques, vintage apparel encampments and day parties, lots of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: January 13 to 15

    This was the first week of torrential show announcements for 2012, and we've got a weekend to match. The Civil Wars play a sold-out Pageant on Sunday, Eric Johnson's at Old Rock House and you're forgiven for missing Emperor X at the Billiken Club -- he's playing the Firebird this weekend. On the loc ... More >>

  • Music

    December 15, 2011

    The Wilders

    7 and 10 p.m. Thursday, December 15. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    The Civil Wars Is Coming To The Pageant [Update: Sold Out]

    Update, 11/21/11: The Civil Wars has officially sold out the Pageant, less than a year after selling out the Old Rock House. Original post follows... Classicist folk band the Civil Wars is coming back to St. Louis. The time off has been good to the duo -- April's show at Old Rock House was a sold ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    The Lemonheads, Those Darlins Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    The Lemonheads' Evan Dando​ The Lemonheads is heading back out on tour and coming to the Old Rock House to play its 1992 gem It's a Shame About Ray in its entirety on January 28. It's a mutual obsession between Those Darlins and St. Louis: The Nashville broads are back at Vintage Vinyl this Fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    The Civil Wars Is Coming To The Pageant

    ​Classicist folk band the Civil Wars is coming back to St. Louis. The time off has been good to the duo -- April's show at Old Rock House was a sold-out success, and this time it'll be at the Pageant: January 15th, with an opener to javascript:void(0);be determined. Tickets are $20 and go on ... More >>

  • Music

    August 4, 2011

    Sarah Jarosz

    9 p.m. Thursday, August 4. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.