This week, KISS comes to town along with a handful of other great touring acts -- large and small. A five-band punk bill promises to provide one more hot summer night at Melt, Songbird Cafe constrastingly cools down the Focal Point, Brooklyn's Fielded brings her future pop to the Luminary and much m ... More >>
In this week's print edition, senior RFT Music writer Roy Kasten profiles the latest project by veteran blues guitarist Tom Hall and St. Louis ex-pat Alice Spencer, who perform a handful of shows in town this week. Going under the name T&A (a moniker they first used for occasional gigs in Soulard in ... More >>
The lineup for Twangfest 18, presented by KDHX, has been announced! The multi-day festival will start on June 4 at Plush before moving to Off Broadway, with headliners he lineup has just been announced, with headliners Cody ChesnuTT, Rodney Crowell, Chuck Prophet, Dream Syndicate, Centro-matic, Some ... More >>
Surely you know the drill by now: Each year, RFT Music recognizes the hard work and exceptional talent of St. Louis' local musicians with the RFT Music Awards. In addition, our summer awards showcase, to be held this year for the first time in the Grove, provides local music lovers an opportunity to ... More >>
Came, saw, conquered! Another RFT Music Showcase / Awards Party in the bag. We'd like to thank all of the nominees, the good people of Washington Avenue and Atomic Cowboy for hosting the festivities, and everyone who voted in our 26 categories. Congratulations to all of the winners (you'll see their ... More >>
Well, it's that time again, folks! Each year, we at RFT Music HQ present the RFT Music Awards, an annual celebration of the best and brightest musical acts St. Louis has to offer. The nominees are chosen by a crack team of industry insiders, dedicated die-hards and various other musical minds from o ... More >>
Here at RFT Music, so many shows come across our desks on a regular basis in the form of announcements, previews and reviews that things can get pretty darn redundant. So when we come across fun coincidences, like the photo of Man Man sporting some homemade D.R.I. swag above, we're a little too easi ... More >>
In this week's print edition, we spotlighted the band Boss Hall and its debut CD In the Pale. The group features five of the most prolific performers in St. Louis: Margaret Bianchetta, Tom Hall, Bob Breidenbach, Vince Corkery and Kevin Buckley. Along with its weekly Sunday afternoon shows at the Sha ... More >>
Grace WoodardSix Row Brewing Company pays homage to the city's storied brewing history. They brew the sudsy stuff and serve it up cold in the historic Falstaff building on Forest Park Parkway, a place that still has the original Falstaff stained glass above the entry. Heck, the small microbre ... More >>
blogs.dallasobserver.comThe Brian Jonestown Massacre will be at Off Broadway Friday, June 11 at 8 p.m.Friday, June 11 *Harry Connick Jr, The Fox Theatre *Maze featuring Frankie Beverly/Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds, Chaifetz Arena *Break These Walls/Make Me Break Me/Between The Rivers/Granite Clou ... More >>
A bit late, but below the jump you'll find links to as many blogposts we've run with MP3s -- and the occasional MySpace page and embedded tune -- of each nominated band. Whew. Chime in with any URLs that have tunes in the comments, of course. I think I have everyone. The music showcase blurbs/infor ... More >>
Just before we adjourned for the three-day weekend, I received the lineup/schedule for this year's RFT Music Showcase, on Sunday, June 7. Here's the full list of nominees -- and don't forget to vote for your faves! And if you have any complaints/gripes -- I don't want to hear them, because I didn't ... More >>
Friday, April 24 *Cursive/Gentleman Auction House, Firebird *DragonForce/Cynic, Pop's *Black Joe Lewis (Vintage Vinyl in-store), 3:30 p.m. *Robert Randolph and the Family Band/Black Joe Lewis, Pageant *WASH U's W.I.L.D., featuring the Black Keys, Cool Kids, more *The Cool Kids/Black Spade, Black Lab ... More >>
Here are the nominees for this year's music showcase. Enjoy 'em after this year's poster, courtesy of the amazing Tom Huck.
Friday, February 13*Maze featuring Frankie Beverly/Keith Sweat/Teena Marie, Chaifetz Arena*G Love and Special Sauce, Pageant*The Diplomats of Solid Sound feat. the Diplomettes, The Gramophone*The Round-Ups/Johnny Vegas et al, Off Broadway*Delmar Kingz/Santone/Space/Jonezy/Family Affair/John Hill, Du ... More >>
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 10. The Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard.
Friday, January 16*Republic Tigers/Analysts/Oceania, Bluebird*Target Market/Jovian Chorus/Say Panther, Cicero's*Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks, Sheldon*Leroy Pierson/Los Carnales Blues Band, BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups*Rum Drum Ramblers, The Stable*Everett Dean, Deluxe*Left Arm, The Blind Eyes/The Abaci ... More >>
Thursday, December 25 *The Livers/That's My Daughter/Brian Scot Potts, Way Out Club *Nerve Parade, Mangia*Black Spade/Legend Camp/Yung Lord, Upstairs LoungeFriday, December 26 *El Monstero, Pageant *Theodore/Helium Tapes/Tight Pants Syndrome, Schlafly Tap Room*Murder City Players/Green Room Rocke ... More >>
7 p.m. Friday, December 28. The Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood.
Check out the Music Awards Showcase schedule!
It's the 2007 RFT Music Awards ballot.
This St. Louis crooner plays old tunes for old folks.
The Big Muddy Blues Festival is back and bigger than ever, while B-Sides finds out that Michael Bolton isn't an assclown and spotlights photography superstar Tammy Leahy,
Friday, December 16; BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups (700 South Broadway)
Iron Barley, 5510 Virginia Avenue, 314-351-4500
Traditional Irish sessions at the City Museum keep things reel
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Hometown legend Bennie Smith joins other blues greats at the "Guitar Masters 2002" show
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Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 1 and 2; Laclede's Landing