Getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha, getcha freak on! We all know that there are lots of ways to become immortalized at a massive outdoor music gathering like Ultra Music Festival. Say, humping a tree. Or dancing naked while getting arrested. But yo' momma would probably prefer if you lived forever ... More >>
It's a common cliché by now: Some snobby, balding guy with glasses in every bar across America rants and raves about how he only likes "the old stuff" by every band. "I liked the first record," is his creed. This character floats around, bumming everyone out and sucking all the fun out of a karaoke ... More >>
It's National Coming Out Day! Today is the day that we celebrate and give love to all of our out and proud gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer friends. In honor of this yearly event, we'd like to provide you with a soundtrack for your own personal National Coming Out Day. These songs will ... More >>
Selecting the Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2012 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're working our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. Naming your band is hard. So hard, in fa ... More >>
Chick-Fil-A Chief Operating Officer Dan Cathy made controversial statements recently in defense of marriage - which is Conservative speak for "anti-gay." But if he ever listens to music that isn't made by Michael W. Smith or Steven Curtis Chapman, he probably runs into - and unknowingly enjoys - son ... More >>
What constitutes manliness? Is it merely the presence of certain genitalia and a Y chromosome and the ability to manufacture large quantities of testosterone? Or is it something more complex and metaphysical like, say, knowing how to knot a necktie or possessing an understanding of certain complexit ... More >>
Backstreet's back, alright. Photo by Jon GitchoffNew Kids on the Block | Backstreet Boys | Matthew Morrison Scottrade Center July 19, 2011 Last night's New Kids on the Block/Backstreet Boys show was an event full of glitter and pandemonium and mass hysteria. It was full of pelvic thrusting a ... More >>
Gut Check was enjoying a day dozing in front of the ol' Samsung when a Klondike commercial came on and jolted us out of our daydreaming. Was it the mere mention of this wholesome family treat that caused us to bolt upright in our Barcalounger? Sadly, no. The ice cream bar maker and its pare ... More >>
Kate McDanielDeer Tick @ Off BroadwayAt first blush, a Band of Heathens and Deer Tick double bill at Off Broadway seemed a strange pairing. First blushes, however, are no match for good guitars, good songs and a damn good Halloween party.
For the first time in its 202 year history, the St. Louis Police Department has itself an official choir. And now that choir is ready for its debut. On September 11 the department choir plays a free outdoor concert at Kiener Plaza titled, Remembering Our Heroes: A Musical Tribute. The show gets u ... More >>
Menomena's manager is a bitch. No, really.
7 p.m. Wednesday, April 11. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard)
There's no better way to perish than via Eagles of Death Metal's Death by Sexy
So sad to see you go
Green Day's politicking is simple but effective
With the Cards in the playoffs, there's always music in the air
Cowboy crooners are putting some metro-sex into their rural images
Week of February 11, 2004
What was supposed to be mystical -- Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream -- is instead mystifying.