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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Premiere: The Lion's Daughter Releases GG Allin Cover Song for the Dogs

Posted By on Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 7:06 AM

Featuring 25 St. Louis bands covering 25 classic punk tracks — from GG Allin to Joy Division, Fear to Refused — the Nora-Fest compilation album, to be released this Saturday at Fubar, is an excellent way to hear your favorite local bands playing the songs that got you into...

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Pop's Nightclub Celebrates 35 Years with a Facelift

Posted By on Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 9:45 AM

Big news from your favorite east side establishment: Pop's got a facelift. It now features a massive bass guitar stretched across the entrance. The Sauget, Illinois, concert venue, which turns 35 this November, has been playing with its branding and design for the past few years. The building is...

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Critic's Pick: S.N.A.F.U. to Perform at Fubar This Tuesday, August 30

Posted By on Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 6:50 AM

S.N.A.F.U.'s current tour, coming to St. Louis this week, definitely started off on the wrong foot. At 5 a.m. on the morning of Friday, August 19 the band loaded into its van, prepared to make the drive from its hometown Detroit to Boston for the outing's first date, when,...

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Friday, August 26, 2016

The 7 Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: August 26 to 28

Posted By on Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 6:41 AM

Record release shows and multi-day fests are on special this weekend. In the former category there's the Vigilettes, who will be releasing their new album this Friday at Off Broadway, and well as the Vondrukes, who will do the same thing at the same place, just a day later....

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

More Pü for You: Pü Fest Returns to Blank Space for Its Third Year

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 7:59 AM

By most standards, the St. Louis music scene is a small one. This isn’t the kind of city where somebody is likely to get lost in the crowd at a concert. It’s a city where you might see the same fifty people at shows three nights in a row,...

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Newly Announced: Gucci Mane, Diplo, Shellac, the Urge, K. Flay, Yeasayer and More

Posted By on Wed, Aug 24, 2016 at 6:34 AM

Here, again, is every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention.  Page two contains our complete listing of new shows, so you can do some digging of your own and let us know which ones...

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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Snoop Dogg's St. Louis BBQ Bender Also Included BJ's Gul-licious Backyard BBQ

Posted By on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 6:39 AM

He who would underestimate the appetite of a very stoned Snoop Dogg would be making a grave miscalculation.  The legendary Long Beach rapper came to St. Louis last week as part of the High Road Tour with Wiz Khalifa, packing Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre to the gills on Wednesday night....

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Critic's Picks: Robbie Fulks to Perform at Off Broadway on Thursday, August 25

Posted By on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 5:41 AM

Of all the insurgents to emerge from the alt-country scare of the mid-'90s, Robbie Fulks was the most versatile and, in certain moments, the most irreverent. A songwriting, singing and guitar-playing triple threat, Fulks penned definitive takedowns of Music City ("Fuck This Town"), rockist snobbery ("Every Kind of Music...

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Monday, August 22, 2016

St. Louis-Based Upstart Bandunition Aims to Streamline the Process of Creating a Successful Band

Posted By on Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 6:00 AM

As most musicians know, being a part of a band consists of a lot more than just performing and writing songs. In fact, those aspects aren’t even the half of it. There are many components that go into being successful in the entertainment industry, from photography to booking to merchandise design. Finding...

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Very Stoned Snoop Dogg Sings Praises of Sugarfire Barbecue, St. Louis in General

Posted By on Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 6:58 AM

Legendary rapper/marijuana enthusiast Snoop Dogg made a stop in St. Louis this week as part of the High Road Tour, an outing that sees Big Snoop and Wiz Khalifa joining forces for what is clearly the highest show on Earth. The pair performed at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Wednesday...

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