Hello, music fans! Here's our weekly rundown of what's happening this weekend. Some notable performances include the subject of our music feature this week, Angel Olsen, as well as the Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival and Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. For details on these shows and more, read on. As always, ... More >>
This week, Lil Boosie takes on the Ambassador, Arcade Fire returns to play at Chaifetz Arena, local rapper Nato Caliph presents a showcase at Blank Space and the Faint performs at the Ready Room. From country and indie-pop to psych rock and hip-hop, here are our critics' picks for this week's best c ... 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 >>
This week, check out our critics' recommendations, including Desaparecidos, M. Doughty and Death Angel. Read about these performers and more after the jump, and stay tuned to our weekend best bets post for more shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
8:30 p.m. Friday, October 19. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Please pardon my lack of enthusiasm today; I'm still mourning that crushing playoff-ending defeat our city's beloved Redbirds faced on Friday -- damn those victorious Nationals. Also, Dewey Defeats Truman! Oh, ESPN. There's good shows this week: Smashing Pumpkins plays the Chaifetz on Thursday -- i ... More >>
6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 9. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
Depressed Buttons (a.k.a. a side project featuring members of Omaha synth scientists the Faint) deejayed at a special Thursday night dance party at the Gramophone. Co-promoted by London Calling and Get Serious!, the night kicked the weekend off early. Sarah Rusnak was there and took some photos. Her ... More >>
Todd OwyoungTodd Fink of the Faint at the Pageant, December 2008 As if December 1 didn't already have enough hard choices, what with Camera Obscura at Off Broadway and Holly Golightly at the Firebird: Depressed Buttons -- the DJ troupe featuring Faint members Clark Baechle, Todd Fink and Jacob Thiel ... More >>
A sheet of ice on the ground and the closure of the eastern leg of Highway 40? Sounds like a wonderful way to start the week.Here's what you might have missed over the weekend.The Faint at the PageantSlide Show
In 2001, the Faint released Danse Macabre, which practically created the template for the new-wave/dance-punk revival which occurred two years later. Since then, the Omaha quintet has stayed barely under the radar and just ahead of the curve. Keyboardist Jacob Thiele took a break from the band' ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, December 12. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 24. Creepy Crawl,3524 Washington Boulevard.
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Nectar, 2001 Locust Street, 314-588-0055