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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Dan Kelley Christmas Brings Punk-Rock Holiday Songs to St. Louis Fans

Posted By on Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 7:04 AM

Yep, it’s that time again. The weather is getting colder and Christmas carols are popping up on the radio. You listen to them for a while with a pleasant nostalgia, then, soon into December, move to patient tolerance, and then finally, in the weeks before the holiday, outright annoyance....

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Monday, December 5, 2016

St. Louis Musician Attacked in "Knockout Game" Assault Says He's "Not Angry at Them"

Posted By on Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 7:16 AM

Daily, Tom Hall walks an exact mile from his apartment in Soulard to Aboussie Park, “the smallest park in the world,” where he sits for a few minutes and reflects on the afternoon. He often stacks on extra mileage by looping around these deeply familiar blocks, sometimes stopping off...

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Friday, December 2, 2016

This St. Louis Native's Breakup Song About Student Loan Debt Is an Anthem for Our Time

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 10:25 AM

Boys? So last year. Krystal Metcalfe — a soul singer raised in St. Louis and now based in Chicago — is singing the blues for something much more of the moment: student loan debt. Metcalfe's "Sallie" won critical acclaim this summer for Metcalfe's gorgeous vocals — and that timely...

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The 8 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: December 2 to 4

Posted By on Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 7:03 AM

This weekend brings a celebration of ten years of the Indyground hip-hop collective (Friday at the Bootleg), a stop from New York thrashers Extinction A.D. (Friday at Fubar) and the release party for a new album by St. Louis' own DinoFight! (Saturday at Utopia Studios). Check out our full...

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Newly Announced: John Prine, Riff Raff, Trey Anastasio, Son Volt and More

Posted By on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 6:54 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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Monday, November 28, 2016

Critic's Pick: Band of Horses to Perform at the Pageant This Wednesday, November 30

Posted By on Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 7:37 AM

When Band of Horses emerged in 2006, some critics couldn't get past the resemblance to My Morning Jacket's post-rock meets alternative country anthems. And when singer and songwriter Ben Bridwell howled about "evil people who say things they don't know" he sure sounded like Jim James at a prescient...

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Newly Announced: Reverend Horton Heat, the Blasters, Murphy Lee, the Menzingers and More

Posted By on Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 1:12 PM

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, November 22, 2016

Blue Ultra Lounge to Open on Delmar East This Week

Posted By on Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 6:57 AM

A new upscale lounge and restaurant is coming to the area of Delmar just east of the Loop. Blue Ultra Lounge (5917 Delmar Boulevard) plans to open Wednesday, November 23, in the spot that previously held the Office. That concept closed its doors quietly last month after a four-year run,...

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Critic's Pick: Diamond Head to Perform at Fubar This Monday, November 28

Posted By on Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 6:39 AM

Diamond Head's biggest claim to fame may well be its influence on heavy metal behemoth Metallica. The latter has covered several songs by the former, most notably "Am I Evil?," which Metallica even recorded as the b-side of 1984's "Creeping Death" EP. At the 2011 Sonisphere festival in Knebworth,...

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Critic's Pick: Vektor to Perform at Firebird This Monday, November 21

Posted By on Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 7:43 AM

Since 2002, Vektor has been peddling its brand of highly technical thrash metal — with more than a splash of progressive metal influences — all across the U.S. and Europe, earning itself legions of fans around the globe. The band's Earache Records debut, Terminal Redux, was released to wide...

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