By Nate Jackson What would music be without a beat, a rhythm or a backbone? Though they qualify as the first instruments ever created, the drums are probably the last thing most music fans can live without. And while we worship plenty of drummers in modern music, there are some Gods of Thunder who ... More >>
Diana BenantiMr. Nowden's class shows off their $30,000 check from VH1 and Energizer. This morning, VH1's Save the Music program teamed up with Energizer and local strummer Javier Mendoza to gift a local middle school with $30,000 in musical instruments. Central Middle School, in the Bellefon ... More >>
VH1 Because it's worked so well for Bravo ... VH1, whose motto used to be "Music First," announced Wednesday that it's jumping into the restaurant reality show fray. On the menu: Famous Food, which will feature a bunch of celebrities rehabbing a restaurant with Los Angeles restaurateurs Mik ... More >>
In this week's paper, Katie Moulton spoke with Grace Potter, the leader of the currently sizzling Grace Potter & the Nocturnals. Moulton spelled out some of the band's accomplishments in recent times - including opening for the Avett Brothers and smoking on VH1's Divas Salute the Troops special - an ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, January 1. The Fox Theatre, 527 North Grand Boulevard.
The Crestwood Mall -- which is now apparently known as Crestwood Court -- is making good on its commitment to local arts organizations by holding a local music festival this Saturday, August 1. The all-day bill features Exercise, Cold Bear Scout, We're Wolf and nine other bands. (According to the ev ... More >>
They're cops, they're buddies, they're fictional
St. Louis pickup artists rule the roost.
8 p.m. Saturday, March 24. Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard).
9 p.m. Friday, January 26. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
7 p.m. Tuesday, January 30. Pop's (1403 Mississippi Avenue, Sauget, Illinois)/
The Hardest Way to Make an Easy Living (Vice)
Thursday, March 9, 9 p.m. at Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)
Thursday, December 22; Finale (8025 Bonhomme Avenue), Clayton
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Yarr! Unreal's a-searchin' for booty (but, please, not those VH1 Divas Live CDs). Plus, we go gaga over a QVC pitchman and meet a local blogger who needs to get something off her chest.
TGI Friday's pourdown showdown
Monday, April 18; the Gargoyle (on the campus of Washington University, Forsyth and Skinker boulevards)
Mapping out the trends of 2005
Week of September 29, 2004
The Ramones bopped toward history and an unhappy end
Not yet anyway
Precious Moments play some hott lixx in Arnold
The Shake Stuff Up Tour will have everyone asking, "Got Milk?"
Ballet Boyz are a hot package
Tracks offers comfort to Ensure-swilling music fans
Friday, December 19; Mississippi Nights
Monday, August 11; Pageant
Trio is the network where great shows go to die, and so much more
Wednesday, July 3; UMB Bank Pavilion
Week of June 26, 2002
Ronald Reagan was president, Michael Jackson and Phil Collins ruled the charts and a bunch of little rock bands were changing lives
Josie doesn't pussyfoot around: You're being brainwashed by pop
Tuesday, Oct. 10; Mississippi Nights
Saturday, July 29; Riverport
Friday, July 7; Duck Room