Well I don't know about you, but I was certainly not impressed by so-called "Tropical Storm" Isaac. Yeah, it rained a little, but the way people were talking about it made it seem like we would all be awash over the weekend -- my neighbor even asked me on Friday if I had enough groceries and batteri ... More >>
The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a week away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Throughout May, we've been making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year, introducing the nominees from one or more of o ... More >>
Part One: The Union Electric, Sweet Tooth, King Kong Magnetics, Warm Jets USA Part Two: Glass Teeth, Ryan Spearman, the Breaks and Adult Fur Part Three: Rum Drum Ramblers, Humanoids, Old Lights and Volcanoes Part Four: Bo & the Locomotive, Rockwell Knuckles, Dubb Nubb and Palace Part Five: Sleepy Ki ... More >>
Let's Make It Right
The 2011 RFT Music Showcase is practically here: This Saturday from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Washington Avenue. In our continued attempt to prepare you for the madness of 78 music acts in one day, we will be compiling preview tracks from artists playing the showcase; you can listen below. This wil ... More >>
Jason StoffAnton Newcombe of Brian Jonestown Massacre, last night at Off Broadway.Just be glad the birthday cake got dropped -- or tossed -- late in the set, after "Whoever You Are." Following that mishap, the climate turned Chernobyl on stage for the last few songs. (More on that in short or ... More >>
Update April 23: Fired Up! Missouri says they have obtained documents that show that Tom Schweich did, in fact, approach the Dandy Warhols to request permission to use "a few themes" from "Bohemian Like You." A letter from Schweich's attorney to the Warhols claims that Schweich is "a big fan" and wa ... More >>
The long weekend behind us, at least we have a four-day work week ahead. If you missed some of these events over the three-day break, catch up here.The Dandy Warhols at Pop'sPhoto: Steve TruesdellOn Friday night, the Dandy Warhols played at Pop's in Sauget, Illinois. See more photos from Friday's gi ... More >>
Friday, September 4 *Dandy Warhols/Spindrift, Pop's *An Under Cover Weekend, Night One, Firebird *Tight Pants Syndrome/Lollipop Factory, Off Broadway *Leroy Pierson, BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups *The Funky Butt Brass Band/The Big Bamou, The Gramophone *The Unconscious/L.O.V.E., Duck Room *Shemekia Co ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Friday, September 4. Pop's, 401 Monsanto Avenue, Sauget, Illinois.
Sorry to post this so late; today's MJ memorial sort of dominated things. Anyway, if you're heading out to Pop's to catch Australian pop starlets the Veronicas, be sure to get there early and see THEART. Formerly known as the Follow, the act takes after Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, the Warlocks, ear ... More >>
Let's do some rock math here. My 30th birthday is September 2. The Dandy Warhols just announced a show at Pop's on Friday, September 4. Should I throw down for my birthday in epic, East Side style? Discuss.
Pop's *The Dandy Warhols, Friday, September 4The Dandy Warhols Scottrade Center *The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Tuesday, September 29 Blueberry Hill *The Breeders, Friday, August 7 The Pageant *Collective Soul, Monday, August 10 *Fall Out Boy, Wednesday, August 19 *Motorhead/Reverend Horton Heat/Na ... More >>
9 p.m. Thursday, September 25. Billiken Club, in the Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University, 20 North Grand Boulevard
9 p.m. Tuesday, January 16. Cicero's (6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
A look at the sophomore efforts from a few local bands
Michael Winterbottom delivers the sex, and not much else
We've picked our favorites -- let the debates begin
An underground band self-destructs in the hands of its damaged leader
We ponder gays and Beenie Man, review the Rock Bottom Remainders and chat with the Brian Jonestown Massacre
Welcome to the Monkey House (Capitol)
Friday, May 24; Galaxy
Wednesday, Nov. 22; Firehouse