Nelly's recent run-in with the law is the talk of the town / office / internet today -- if you've been under a rock, check out what I'm referring to here. Anyway, my question is simple: When the hell are touring musicians going to stop trying to drive through Sierra Blanca? They nabbed Nelly, Fiona, ... More >>
Before we get into it: I am sure you are all already aware that White Rabbits is playing in town this week. And I am sure you've all seen this ubiquitous press photo, wherein all the members of the band are sprawled lazily on the floor, haphazardly surrounded by their hopelessly-tangled instrument c ... More >>
New wave legend the Psychedelic Furs is returning to St. Louis on October 12. The Lemonheads (!) will open, and tickets are $27.50 in advance. The show's at the Pageant, a little over a year after the Furs' last stop at the same venue.
-Psychedelic Furs and Tom Tom Club at The Pageant, 9 ... 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 >>
Old Rock House
January 28, 2012
Between Evan Dando's Lemonheads set at Old Rock House on Saturday and the Ryan Adams show at the Peabody this Tuesday, St. Louis is being paid visits by two of the more mercurial personalities in alternative rock n'roll. Both have let fits of erratic b ... More >>
Courtesy of the LemonheadsHappy Friday Party People. It's the last weekend in January already, and don't let the spring show announcements trick you into planning for the future. Because then you'd miss the Lemonheads tomorrow at Old Rock House and Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra play ... More >>
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 >>
Lance NelsonThere's something about guitar-based, pop-oriented rock music that has allowed it to stand the test of time. Big Star, Cheap Trick, the Replacements, the Lemonheads, Gin Blossoms, Superchunk... the list goes on and on. None of these acts felt obligated to rely on over-the-top inst ... More >>
Jon ScorfinaThe "pretentious record store guy" has long been the bane of the record shop. Despite their wealth of archaic knowledge, music lovers were never sure whether these pompous clerks were an asset or a plague to their shopping experience. Local comic artist and graphic designer Carlos ... More >>
The first full week of work after the holidays is always a killer. Sure, you come in on Monday morning, buzzed and amped for the week ahead, but by Thursday you're as defeated and tired as Dilbert on quaaludes. Re-energize, then, this weekend with some of these inexpensive entertainment op ... More >>
So says a press release received from his publicist, with a list of 2010 solo tour dates. February 16 is the St. Louis one listed for the Lemonheads frontman, although the Old Rock House's website doesn't list it yet. The tour is this, says the email:
Evan will be performing an intimate set featuri ... More >>
King Khan & BBQ Show
Where: Off Broadway
Playing With: Those Darlins, Jesse Irwin
Sounds Like: What Keegan Hamilton said here and here.
RIYL: Chuck Berry, Black Flag, psych-rock/garage-soul
MP3: King Khan & BBQ Show, "Third Ave."
Although the Antarctica Lounge (5226 Gravois Avenue) has been hosting karaoke nights and the occasional show already, the venue's official opening date is set for this Thursday. The space's schedule of weekly events so far includes:Thursday: Indie Rock Karaoke (initial list here -- and really, any v ... More >>