Cree Rider Family Band One Night Stand crfb.bandcamp.com The "family" in Cree Rider Family Band is a relatively small affair -- the singer and guitarist is joined by his fiance Cheryl Wilson on harmony vocals, and handful of friends round out his studio and live band. On the debut One Night Stand, ... More >>
The Union Electric Cover Charge EP/From Bad to Worstward EP (theunionelectric.bandcamp.com) If done properly, covers records can offer an entry into a band's inner world. Usually more lightweight than a proper album and more passionately curated than a mere list of influences, these collections of ... More >>
Sunday thunderstorms kept us from getting into anymore trouble for the remainder of the week, but hey -- it's Monday! It's a new week rife with opportunities to see some shows. See some top-notch working musicians like Roland Johnson and Dave Stone in action, or catch some touring acts like John Ful ... More >>
The 2013 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is this weekend! Think of it as St. Louis music's own official holiday and consider this the season. Throughout May we at RFT Music have been working hard to make our cases for all 130 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year in 26 categor ... More >>
Country music has always mystified me. On the one hand, the songs always seem to focus on alcohol, failed relationships, and poverty - subjects that have spawned fantastic art for years. On the other hand, popular country music has been virtually unlistenable for at least the last twenty years.
According to my new calendar, the word of the day is "volant," and it is defined as "moving lightly" or "nimble." I'm not really sure how to incorporate that into a post recommending shows for this week, but I'll do my damnedest. Legendary metal monsters Corrosion of Conformity play the Firebird to ... More >>
Sarah Samples and the SheldonJay Farrar soundcheck at the Sheldon Jay Farrar | Bobby Bare Jr. The Sheldon Concert Hall October 21, 2011 The worst thing you can say about any form of popular music, but rock music especially, is that it is polite. Let it be wild and outrageous, energetic and en ... More >>
8 p.m. Thursday, August 18. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
8 p.m. Friday, July 22. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 22. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Story time with Uncle Rodney Crowell is a heartwarming way to spend the evening. Once upon a time, in a land called Southeast Texas, there were demonic possessions, grand mal seizures, bottles busted over heads, lies, more lies, alibis, memories of love and lust at Roy Acuff concerts and tornados hu ... More >>
8 p.m. Monday, February 14. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
9 p.m. Friday, September 10. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard.
Jon ScorfinaScott Phillips is the national best-selling author of the novels The Ice Harvest and The Walkaway; his newest book is the Western-tinged, black comedy Cottonwood. He's also a vinyl collector who has recurring dreams of shifting through bin after bin of lost music in an imaginary r ... More >>
Berrek Thompson and Justin Price, the founders of Music of The Hour. Their new website launches today. There's a new blog on the block launching today in St. Louis. Meet Music of the Hour, a brand-spankin' new music website founded by Berrek Thompson and Justin Price. MOTH aims to b ... More >>
Who says the record store is dead? Not us here in St. Louis, where both Vintage Vinyl and Euclid Records sold a lot of tunes. Below, please find the top selling albums from both stores, including a separate top vinyl list from VV. Enjoy! Vintage Vinyl: Top CDs 1. Murphy Lee - You See Me 2. ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, October 23. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
9 p.m. Thursday, September 10. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
8 p.m. Wednesday, June 24. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
Roy KastenOtis GibbsSaturday afternoon at SXSW 2009 started early this year, with the second of the 10th annual Twangfest and KDHX parties at Jovita's (disclosure: I'm a KDHX programmer and Twangfest volunteer), and Nashville-based songwriter Otis Gibbs, whose protest sing-a-longs, earthy folk and b ... More >>
I've been so busy writing and editing for the print blog, that I haven't had time to properly do up the concert calendar this week. Please help!Friday, March 6*Blind Eyes (CD release)/ACBs/Livers/Frontier Brothers, Firebird*Jimmy Kennedy and the Wrecking Ball/Leadville/Fred Friction, Off Broadway*Ty ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
9 p.m. Monday, December 15. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.
Here's a video clip posted by a concertgoer who had a balcony seat at Wednesday night's Robert Plant/Alison Krauss/T Bone Burnett concert at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis. Kenny Williamson For a slideshow of the concert, click here. The song: "Nothin'," by Townes Van Zandt. As I recall, P ... More >>
5 p.m. Friday, August 29. Iron Barley, 5510 Virginia Avenue
8 p.m. Saturday, March 17. The Focal Point (2720 Sutton Avenue, Maplewood).
Nostalgia Train (self-released)
Local artist Nite Owl earns a record deal, while Pierce Crask and Falling Martins release a record.
8 p.m. Thursday, August 17. The Focal Point (2720 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood)
Friday, February 3; the Sheldon Concert Hall (3648 Washington Boulevard)
Grayson Capps discusses New Orleans as it is now, Willy Wonka talks to D4L about their "Laffy Taffy," and we pair wines with some tasty new releases
Friday, September 2; Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Avenue)
The True/False Film Festival is the cream of the documentary crop
Saturday, July 17; Off Broadway
Saturday, March 13; BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups
Saturday, November 1; Off Broadway
Liluma, 236 North Euclid Avenue, 314-361-7771
Wednesday, January 29; Focal Point Arts Center
Saint Mary of the Woods (Sugarhill Records)
Friday, April 19; Off Broadway
Taking to the tracks with Jimmie Dale Gilmore