On the afternoon of its inaugural show featuring indie-rockers Of Montreal, the Ready Room still wasn't quite ready to fill its 800-capacity space with its first set of guests -- yet. Staff worked diligently to install the vital finishing touches for the stage's debut show, including sets of colorfu ... 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 >>
Against Me! returned to St. Louis on Thursday, September 19, 2013 with Off With Their Heads and Hop Along for a sweaty show at the Firebird. The Florida band's latest EP is titled True Trans -- a reference to singer Laura Jane Grace's recent coming-out as a woman. Last night's crowd sang along with ... More >>
This week, look forward to stops in town from touring bands including No Age, Typhoon, Against Me!, Billy Bragg and Black Prairie. An Undercover Weekend 7 takes over the stage at the Firebird, too! Get details on these shows and more in our show recommendations.
Art and life co-habitate, informing, imitating, and enriching each other constantly. Each week in Better Living Through Music, RFT Music writer Ryan Wasoba explores this symbiotic relationship. Tom Gabel is dead. In March, the lead singer of Against Me! came out publicly as a transgender female. Th ... More >>
Todd OwyoungIt may have been Mardi Gras in Soulard, but Saturday night in University City, you would have assumed St. Patrick's Day showed up a little early. Covered in green, Mardi Gras beads and Guinness-infused grins, thousands shuffled into the Pageant to take in the beloved Boston punker ... More >>
Ian Curtis gives the smackdown to She Wants Revenge, Against Me! talks politics and punk, and the Download helps you get your MP3 on
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