This weekend is another good one; Saturday especially is virtually overflowing with shows. White Denim, All American Rejects, Flatfoot 56 and 8Ball, MJG and Bun B all come to town that night, as well as somewhere around 40 other shows listed for Saturday on our concert calendar -- please accept our ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, April 7. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Well Spring has sprung, or whatever, though the 90 degree temperatures belie the notion. Flowers, cool breezes, light jacket weather? Nay: air-conditioner-in-April, sweating in the shade, when-the-hell-do-the-pools-open weather -- you'd think we skipped to summer already. This week's list of shows h ... More >>
The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our cr ... More >>
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 6:25 p.m. I've been coming to SXSW for over a decade now, and pre- and post-apocalypse days off are as much essential rituals as 2 a.m. taco runs and sleep deprivation. This year, there'd be no day-before day off, as SXSW has extended the music portion of the festival/confer ... More >>
There is a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Music Festival, sponsored by Lexus, where blog-approved bands like White Denim and the Black Lips will play at the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas. Wait, what? The Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Beauties & Beats Music Fest (didn't spend much time on that name, di ... More >>
Probably time to start looking into a permanent camping spot in the parking lot of the Firebird (2706 Olive Street, 314-535-0353). Today the venue announced, among other things, an April 7 show featuring White Denim. Tickets are $10 and on sale now. The Austin band is incredibly difficult to defin ... More >>
The most recent incarnation of the Grateful Dead experience, Furthur, makes a stop at the Fox Theater this Sunday. The Dead has a cultural and musical legacy which extends well beyond the obvious boundaries of the Jam Band genre and its free-spirited community. Jam bands are typically viewed ... More >>
Craig Finn with the Hold Steady at LouFest this year. Photo by Todd Owyoung.The Hold Steady's Craig Finn is working on a solo album to be released this January. And the attendent tour will take him to St. Louis on February 10, when he will play at Off Broadway. Tickets are $12 and go on sale ... More >>
Yuck released one of the best albums of 2011. The London band's self-titled debut encompasses everything great about '90s indie rock all squished into one album. It contains melody, distortion and a tons of volume. Unfortunately, these distinctive qualities have earned Yuck a reputation in th ... More >>
8:30 p.m. Friday, July 1. Mojo's, 1013 Park Avenue, Columbia.
www.myspace.com/brazosbrazosBrazos/White DenimWhere: FirebirdPlaying With: Troubadour DaliSounds Like: White Denim is equal parts Scooby-Doo-esque psychedelic textures and stoner-rock skronk. (Zoinks! They aren't interchangeable.) And as for Brazos, Roy Kasten says: "With a sound somewhere betwee ... More >>
9 p.m. Monday, January 21. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room, 6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City.