LouFest early-bird passes are officially on sale now. The tickets are $75 for a two-day pass, as opposed to the $95 you can expect to pay after the lineup is announced.
Apparently, this is my year for doing weird shit and writing about it for the Riverfront Times. In March I reported on Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con while wearing Wonder Woman, Sue Storm and Pikachu costumes. In April I went through five straight nights of karaoke in honor of National Karaoke We ... More >>
During St. Louis' recent Wheel of Fortune auditions, Daily RFT decided to see if we could make it onto the game show that we grew up watching with Grandma. Unfortunately, we hit "bankrupt" without ever leaving our seat. Thousands of Wheel hopefuls -- including Daily RFT -- crammed into the event ce ... More >>
[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 www.loufest.com. A limited number of $75 two-day ... More >>
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 >>
Photo from a previous show by Kiernan MaletskyYo La Tengo The Blue Note June 20, 2011 Should the New Jersey Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ever become a brick-and-mortar reality, Yo La Tengo had better have a wing to rival Springsteen's. For more than a quarter of a century now (and close to 20 y ... More >>
I didn't make it to the Pink Galleon over the weekend to try my hand at the new Wheel of Fortune pinball game, but my guess is that John Miller, a.k.a. "JR," still holds the high score. As of Thursday afternoon, that was about 258 million. Miller says he had a good strategy think that day on his wa ... More >>
Bennie Smith and a dwindling cadre of St. Louis music pioneers have a right to sing the blues
For 14 years, Tom Sullivan has been smelling a rat at the Metropolitan Sewer District. It may not be just his imagination.