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    October 15, 2013

    Hey Motion City Soundtrack: We Hereby Demand a Beyonce Cover

    Motion City Soundtrack is a pretty rockin' band. The pop-punk five-piece has performed or collaborated with some big-time friends, including Fall Out Boy, Blink-182, Trampled By Turtles, Weezer and the Dead Girls. And in its decade-plus of non-stop touring, the Minneapolis group regularly swings by ... More >>

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    September 9, 2013

    LouFest: Fun for the Whole Family? A Study

    Last summer, I had one of the most unforgettable experiences of my life at Bonnaroo. As my chums and I limped off the premises I vowed to make attending a music festival an annual event. Besides just being a great time and an efficient way to pack in many shows in a short period of time, it is an ex ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013
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    July 16, 2013

    LouFest Schedule is Out Now, Single-Day Tickets On Sale

    Publicity PhotoIcona Pop, writers of the song that is everywhere right now, perform at 1:45 p.m. on Sunday, September 8.The good people of LouFest have announced the set times for all of the bands on the lineup this year -- unsurprisingly, Wilco and the Killers will close out the two night affair on ... More >>

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    May 3, 2013

    The Killers, Wilco, The National, Alabama Shakes to Headline LouFest [UPDATE - Tickets On Sale Now]

    [Update May 3: LouFest tickets are on sale now! Click through this link to purchase yours.] It's official! No need for further speculation, the LouFest lineup has been announced. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 3, at 10 a.m. You can purchase them at A limited number of $75 two-day ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013

    LouFest Lineup 2013: Here Is Our Best (Educated!) Guess

    This morning LouFest launched a guessing game for its 2013 line-up, releasing a Wheel of Fortune-like thing with fill-in-the-blank band names and plans to release one letter a day between today and Monday, April 29. The first clue is the letter "U," which makes nine appearances in the line-up. In th ... More >>

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    September 18, 2012

    LouFest Joins with Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Producer: What Will it Mean?

    The confetti has barely settled on LouFest year three: Despite some uncooperative weather, this year's incarnation, featuring headliners Girl Talk and the Flaming Lips, was its biggest yet, with some 12,000 in attendance. And today, the festivals organizers have an announcement that will dramaticall ... More >>

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    June 27, 2012

    Slash, Meek Mill, Los Lobos and More in This Week's New Show Announcements

    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 >>

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    March 17, 2012

    The Best of SXSW Music: Friday 3/16/2012

    If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the chaos, Village Voice Media's roving music editors have selected t ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: December 16 to 18

    Andy Arato​It's the last weekend before Christmas, and there are still plenty of shows to keep us occupied. Bo and the Locomotive and Union Tree Review anchor a fantastic lineup at Foam tomorrow night and the Alabama Shakes will play Old Rock House. If you're feeling festive, the Bert Dax Chr ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Infected Mushroom, Cerebral Ballzy Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    Infected Mushroom​Brooklyn punks with the name so dumb it might be brilliant, Cerebral Ballzy, are back at Fubar on October 7. Cue the resounding chorus: "Isn't that kid's dad the CEO of Kinko's or some shit?" Grab your glowsticks: 2720 Cherokee snagged Infected Mushroom for a Thanksgiving ext ... More >>

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    March 30, 2011

    Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three to Play the Newport Folk Festival in 2011

    For the second year in a row, Pokey LaFarge and the South City Three will be playing the prestigious Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island. Pokey and co. will be performing on Saturday, July 30, the same day that the Decemberists headline. (Other acts performing that day include Gillian Welch, Gogol ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Show Announcements: Week of January 27

    image viaZola Jesus is Nika Roza Danilova, the 21 year old's operatic tenor and tender age make her Rihanna among noise makers, but Danilova's emotion isn't borrowed, it's wrenched. With Cult of Youth at the Billiken Club April 14.​ 2720 Cherokee *Anthony B, February 2 Atomic Cowboy *Sarah an ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    Eleven Things To Do This Weekend: October 1-3

    This weekend? Busy. Very, very busy. Check out some of our critic's picks on the RFT's music page -- and read on below for much, much more to do. Friday: Taste of St. Louis -- Downtown There's a little something for everyone at this annual event: Soul-funk (JJ Grey & Mofro), rock (Sister Hazel) and ... More >>

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    July 21, 2010

    Show Announcements: Week of July 22

    Margot and the Nuclear So and So's will be at The Firebird on October 13. ​ Cicero's *The Brains, September 4 Cranky Yellow *Gun Outfit, July 28 *Home Blitz, July 25

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    January 5, 2010

    St. Louis Concert Announcements: Week Of January 5

    ‚ÄčThe Pageant *Chuck Berry, Saturday, March 27 Billiken Club *Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin, Wednesday, January 27 *Breathe Owl Breathe, Saturday, February 20 *Pattern Is Movement, Thursday, March 4 Fubar *The Great American Beast, Thursday, January 28 *Fight Amp, Sunday, January 31 *Mobile ... More >>

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    November 13, 2009

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: Friday, November 13 to Sunday, November 15

    Friday, November 13 *Brendan Benson/Cory Chisel, Blueberry Hill's Duck Room *Boys Like Girls/Cobra Starship/Versa Emerge, etc., the Pageant -- SOLD OUT *So Many Dynamos/The Lake/Cold Bear Scout, Off Broadway *Person L/John Nolan (Straylight Run)/Brian Bonz, Firebird *Peter Bjorn and John/El Perro d ... More >>

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    June 19, 2009

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: June 19 to 21

    Friday, June 19 *Kepi Ghoulie/The 75s/Midtown Thieves/Blind Eyes, The Library *Matthew Sweet/Magnolia Summer, Blueberry Hill's Duck Room *Joe Dirt & the Dirty Boys Band/The Who Band, The Pageant *Kim Lenz & the Jaguars, Beale on Broadway *Dual Boot (CD release)/Ghettface/Chapa, Firebird *Target Mar ... More >>

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    March 6, 2009

    St. Louis Weekend Concert Calendar: March 6 to 8

    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 >>

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    December 26, 2007

    Face the Nation

    We find out what rocked across the country in 2007.