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    November 18, 2014

    Pokey LaFarge Signs to Rounder Records

    St. Louis' Pokey LaFarge announced late last week that he has signed a deal with Nashville's Rounder Records, which since 1970 has served as home to big-name acts such as Robert Plant, Béla Fleck, Ween, Son Volt and many more. LaFarge has spent much of 2014 touring the world -- with stops across ... More >>

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    July 23, 2014

    Jack White Goes To the Cardinals Game With Pokey LaFarge, Is Bored

    Rock star Jack White, a.k.a. "the most culturally relevant Zorro-looking mofo of our time," apparently saw fit to take in a Cards game with his ol' pal Pokey LaFarge before his performance at the Fox Theater this Sunday. Though from the looks of things, he hardly enjoyed it.

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    July 14, 2014

    Out Every Night: The Best Concerts in St. Louis From July 14 to 20

    This week, re-live your '90s obsessions by catching big names like Beck and Jack White. Some other notable happenings include the two-year anniversary of Blank Space DJ spin the Bump & Hustle, Cardiac Arrest's record release pub crawl, and monthly installments of local experimental series NOiSE and ... More >>

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    April 7, 2014

    Jack White Tour Dates Announced - St. Louis in July

    Jack White has just announced a tour that includes a stop at the Fox Theatre in St. Louis on Sunday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 11 at 10 a.m. through MetroTix. Tickets will be available online at, by calling 314-534-1111 or in person at the Fox Theatre Bo ... More >>

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    December 20, 2013

    The Top 20 St. Louis Concerts of 2013

    Well, 2013 is coming to a close and the year-end lists are pouring in from all corners of the music universe. St. Louis saw more than its fair share of incredible live music over that last 365 days, with stops from the much-hyped (Chance the Rapper, Masked Intruder), the much-adored (Iron Maiden, Me ... More >>

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    July 17, 2013

    Watch Pokey LaFarge's Performance on Letterman Last Night: "We're gonna take you back to St. Louis now."

    Jaime LeesPokey Lafarge on David Letterman in the courtyard of The Royale (adjacent to the Royale's "STL POWER" sign) The whole of south city was watching the Late Show with David Letterman last night. We all wanted to witness Pokey LaFarge's network television debut. Viewing parties were held in c ... More >>

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    July 16, 2013

    Pokey LaFarge to Appear on Letterman Tonight

    Steve TruesdellFans of Pokey LaFarge will be pleased to hear that the hometown boy will be appearing tonight on the Late Show with David Letterman, broadcast on CBS. See Also: - Pokey LaFarge Talks New Album, Lineup and Traveling the World - Pokey LaFarge at Casa Loma and Third Man Records HQ, 5/31 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2013

    Pokey LaFarge at Casa Loma and Third Man Records HQ, 5/31 and 6/1

    Outside the Casa Loma Ballroom at Iowa and Cherokee, storm sirens echoed their eerie warning to the city: "Take shelter immediately," they cautioned. However, roughly one thousand people -- city and county residents alike -- braved sheets of torrential rain and flash-flooded streets to see Pokey LaF ... More >>

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    May 31, 2013

    Pokey LaFarge Talks New Album, Lineup and Traveling the World

    Pokey LaFarge has been on the road for a month. He sounds strangely serene -- his voice relaxed and dripping over the line like warm molasses over johnny cakes -- despite the winter rain currently killing his vibe in North Dakota. "I'm freezing my butt off," he laughs. It's the stretch between date ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2013

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: May 31-June 2

    Things have been crazy around here, to say the least. I can't say for sure, but I have a theory that music editor Daniel Hill hasn't left the office in days and has only stopped working on the RFT Music Showcase for an occasional George Costanza-style under-the-desk nap. See the fruits of our labor ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    The Best Concerts in St. Louis this Week: January 22 to 27

    Well, I hope you enjoyed that temporary shot of springtime over the weekend while you could! Clouds are currently unloading some major snowflakes outside, but that's no reason to get left out in the cold during this week's shows. Check out Ian Fisher & the Present's CD Release and visits from Sponge ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2012

    Daniel Pujol on the United States of Being

    Daniel Pujol is a man of many talents. Whether he's completing his degree, playing ragers at SXSW, putting out records or writing poetry in an online series with his girlfriend, Pujol remains a vital voice for the hustling world of evolutionary rock & roll. Checked by tastemaker Jack White and his T ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Alert: SXSW Coverage Ahead

    "What I want from each and every one of you is a hard-target search of every gas station, residence, warehouse, farmhouse, henhouse, outhouse and doghouse in that area." -- Tommy Lee Jones, The Fugitive You don't have to spend much time at South By Southwest to know that all of the above building ... More >>

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    April 1, 2011

    Fifteen Bands Keeping the Spirit of American Music Alive, As Chosen by Pokey LaFarge

    Jo MccaugheyPokey LaFarge​(Editor's note: This weekend, Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three is celebrating the release of a seven-inch, "Pack It Up" b/w "Chittlin' Cookin' Time in Cheatham County." The record is being released by Third Man Records, the label founded by Jack White. In fact, ... More >>

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    March 31, 2011
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    March 23, 2011

    Review: The Greenhornes at the Firebird, Tuesday, March 22

    ​Consider, for a moment, the ways in which Jack White's unseen hand has guided certain events and happenings in St. Louis in the past few weeks. First and foremost was the announcement that hometown heroes Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three would be releasing a White-produced seven-inch on t ... More >>

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    February 21, 2011

    Interview: Pokey LaFarge on Working with Jack White and Releasing a Seven-Inch via Third Man Records

    Todd OwyoungJack White playing with the Raconteurs at the Pageant in 2008​On Friday, Pokey LaFarge revealed that he and the South City Three have a new seven-inch forthcoming that was produced by Jack White - yes, that Jack White, of the White Stripes, Raconteurs and Third Man Records. Over th ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Ten Musicians Who Don't Act Their Age

    Last weekend, Chuck Berry gave fans in Chicago a scare: A New Year's Day concert ended prematurely after the 84-year-old fell ill. This gig aside, however, Berry remains a workhorse: Without fail, he plays monthly at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, and he told Rolling Stone last year that he's working o ... More >>