Will music journalism always suck? Probably. MTV will always feature at least three Justin Bieber articles on their news page and NME will continue their 1:4 ratio of articles about members of Oasis. And of course, people like me will still write articles about botching interviews and how cool nu-me ... More >>
Bob Dylan is being sued. For supposedly being racist. Could the harmonica enthusiast born Robert Allen Zimmerman -- the man whose ejaculate created national treasure Jakob Dylan of the Wallflowers -- truly be a bigot? Sure, he could be. Or maybe his comment likening Croatians to Nazis was misinterpr ... More >>
Award season has been very, very good for T-Bone Burnett. The musical impresario has won just about every conceivable honor over his decades-long career, from a Golden Globe to a BAFTA Anthony Asquith Award. Heck, Burnett is only one Rugrats sequel away from capturing a coveted Nickelodeon Kids' Cho ... More >>
Sometimes we just need to take a break from a song. One can only hear the same words and melody so many times until it loses all meaning, like saying "sandals" or "popcorn" a few dozen times. Unfortunately, some great songs are never revisited -- maybe because of overkill, maybe because of the stigm ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Sunday, August 28. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
9 p.m. Thursday, May 6. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
The Loop will be bumping tonight. First up, the Bottle Rockets is doing a two-night stand at the Duck Room, tonight and tomorrow night. Both shows start at 9 p.m., Otis Gibbs is opening each night and tickets are $15. (Nope, the shows aren't yet sold out.) Judging by the band's opening set before th ... More >>
REVIEW BY KATIE MOULTON Seven songs in, I was afraid I wouldn't make it out awake. Eight songs in, and the Amp energy garbage I had chugged to prevent just such an experience was crashing hard against Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers' mellow vibes. Dylan emerged quietly last night, his thin frame ... More >>
Annie ZaleskiBottle Rockets at the Pageant First, good news for anyone who missed the Bottle Rockets opening for the Wallflowers last night: The band announced after the show that it's playing two nights at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room in October (the 9th and 10th, to be exact). Those are in additi ... More >>
Friday, July 24 *Angie Stone/Soul Alliance/Leandra, Live on the Levee *Sybris/King Thief, Cicero's *Coldplay, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *TobyMac, Six Flags *Jaime Foxx, Chaifetz Arena *Skeletonwitch/Saviours/Trap Them, Firebird *Funky Butt Brass Band CD Release, Broadway Oyster Bar *John Maxfiel ... More >>
Pageant *18 & Life: The Favazz and KSHE Anniversary Show starring Joe Dirt and the Dirty Boys Band and The Who Band: A Tribute to the Who, Friday, June 19 *The Robert Cray Band, Tuesday, July 7 *The Wallflowers, Sunday July 26 *Rusted Root, Monday, July 27 *Xavier Rudd, Saturday, August 8
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