This year, our sister papers at the Houston Press music blog Rocks Off and Dallas Observer music blog DC-9 at Night teamed up to bring you only the choicest moments from last week's SXSW madness.
-The Scene at SXSW: Here's What You Are Missing
-SXSW 2013: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Spai ... More >>
"Sustainable" and "moonshine" aren't often heard in the same sentence, but Mad Buffalo Brewing Company is hoping to make its sustainably produced Thunderbeast Storm Moonshine a household name.
Chris Burnette and his family founded Mad Buffalo in November 2011 on ShawneeBend Farm in Union, Missouri ... More >>
Stag Nite Offers Weekly Camaraderie in Debauchery.
Stag Nite: the Slideshow
In this week's print edition we ran a story on Stag Nite, a South City tradition celebrating its ninth year anniversary, which features the time-tested coupling of cheap booze and live music. Unfortunately we we ... More >>
Every newly announced show this week! Comedy and music fans, rejoice: The D is coming to town. For the uninitiated, I'm referring to Tenacious D -- the two-man wonderband will play the Pageant on July 23 with The Sights. They also just released a new video yesterday; see it below. For fans of southe ... More >>
Still tired from last week? Too bad, March is unrelenting. Time to down some coffee, eat some energy bars and pack in the protein (might we recommend some pink slime?) because this week is jam-packed with shows as well. On Friday, two guys named Pete who happen to be legends in their respective fiel ... More >>
This is part two of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of Steve Komorek of Trattoria Marcella. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Komorek, will be posted on Thursday.
Emily WassermanDid your family cook together when you were a child? Only professionally. My brother d ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Katie Moulton profiles Lumière Place Casino's Devin Knau. Below is a Q&A with Knau followed by the recipe for Devin's VIP Special.
Katie MoultonDevin Knau of Lumière Place Casino pours ... More >>
Courtesy of Mary Ann StarrIn this week's RFT, we profiled Danny McClain, the mind-blowing local musician who passed away on March 28 at the age of 31. To further honor his memory, we invited some of his friends and family to share their favorite Danny McClain stories with A to Z.
Mary Ann St ... More >>
(Photos coming soon!)
As soon as he strode onto the low-lit Pageant stage, it was clear that Sam Beam was a changed man. Not only had the Iron & Wine leader trimmed his famed beard and flowing locks to a respectable length, the singer and guitarist was downright chatty even before he played the fir ... More >>
Jam-band fans lamenting the legal problems plaguing Camp Zoe had something to make their day a bit brighter last night: a concert from Furthur, a band featuring Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir. Jon Gitchoff ventured to the Chaifetz Arena and snapped some photos of the show and its patro ... More >>
This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Eliott Harris of Miso on Meramec. For part two, a Q&A, click here. Stay tuned for part three, a recipe from Chef Harris that will post on Friday.
Robin WheelerKnife to meet you: Sushi chef Eliott Harris of Miso on Meramec.How d ... More >>
Kick 2008's ass out the door with a party under $75. Most include drinks, food and music. None include a guaranteed kiss at midnight. These made the Top 10 list for a variety of reasons, pick one that suits you. Check out our complete list of more than 70 St. Louis New Year's Eve parties.Also be sur ... More >>
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, rock. "Scene ... More >>
Why waste money (or steal) those bogus Thriller remixes when you can get better Michael Jackson reinventions legally — for free? Plus, the history of the classic Harlem Globetrotters song "Sweet Georgia Brown."
Father Lawrence Biondi is praised for revamping the campus of St. Louis University and boosting its endowment. But the enemies he's made along the way claim that behind the fountains, statues and donations stands a Jesuit bully who's more interested in th