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Thursday, May 26, 2016

2 Must-See Music Shows in St. Louis This Week

Posted By on Thu, May 26, 2016 at 7:38 AM

Every week we compile all the best concerts and club dates in St. Louis. Here are our critics' picks for two shows you really don't want to miss; see our calendar for a complete roster. Silver Wings: A Tribute to Merle Haggard 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 28. Off Broadway, 3509...

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Indie Pop: Meet the 2016 RFT Music Award Nominees

Posted By on Wed, May 25, 2016 at 6:50 AM

The 2016 Riverfront Times Music Showcase will be held this year on Saturday, June 18 in the Grove! By the numbers, this is the largest all-local music festival in St. Louis history with nearly 100 bands booked across 9 venues. From now until then, we at RFT Music will be making our...

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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Critic's Pick: Joe Fletcher to Perform at Off Broadway Thursday, May 26

Posted By on Tue, May 24, 2016 at 6:52 AM

[UPDATE: This show has been cancelled. Refunds available at point of purchase.] Joe Fletcher had made a pair of records with his band the Wrong Reasons, but when he began recording song sketches on his trusty four-track recorder for a new album, he noticed that the tracks sounded finished...

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LouFest 2016 Full Lineup: LCD Soundsystem, Chris Stapleton and Ms. Lauryn Hill to Headline

Posted By on Tue, May 24, 2016 at 6:00 AM

At long last, LouFest's 2016 lineup has been announced, with LCD Soundsystem, Chris Stapleton and Ms. Lauryn Hill sharing top billing. This year's lineup brings considerably more diversity than years past, both in genre and demographic terms. From the plucked strings of Greensky Bluegrass to the street-hardened rap of...

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Flying Lotus, Tycho, Deerhoof Top Inaugural Murmuration Festival Lineup

Posted By on Tue, May 24, 2016 at 1:00 AM

Murmuration Festival, the new event co-produced by LouFest founder Brian Cohen and Cortex President/CEO Dennis Lower, released its musical lineup today, with Flying Lotus, Tycho and Deerhoof getting top billing. See also: LouFest's 2016 Full Lineup Murmuration Festival, by its founders' vision, will be a mufti-faceted three-day affair combining...

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Monday, May 23, 2016

Soul/Funk: Meet the 2016 RFT Music Award Nominees

Posted By on Mon, May 23, 2016 at 8:16 AM

The 2016 Riverfront Times Music Showcase will be held this year on Saturday, June 18 in the Grove! By the numbers, this is the largest all-local music festival in St. Louis history with nearly 100 bands booked across 9 venues. From now until then, we at RFT Music will be making our cases...

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Friday, May 20, 2016

The 10 Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: May 20 to 22

Posted By on Fri, May 20, 2016 at 6:40 AM

The most exciting shows this weekend keep a locals-only focus — just the way we like it. Riddle of Steel emerges from retirement (again) for one of a four-show run across the country at the Firebird on Friday. Middle Class Fashion releases its new album after a three-year wait...

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Thursday, May 19, 2016

Americana: Meet the 2016 RFT Music Award Nominees

Posted By on Thu, May 19, 2016 at 10:36 AM

The 2016 Riverfront Times Music Showcase will be held this year on Saturday, June 18 in the Grove! By the numbers, this is the largest all-local music festival in St. Louis history with nearly 100 bands booked across 9 venues. From now until then, we at RFT Music will be making our...

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Critic's Pick: Bruce Hornsby to Perform at River City Casino This Saturday, May 21

Posted By on Thu, May 19, 2016 at 5:33 AM

To see the extent of Bruce Hornsby’s reach and influence, you’ll have to think past those few indelible, still-worthy hits from the mid-'80s. His long association with the Grateful Dead accounts for a significant subset of his fanbase, and he brings a kind of grey eminence on the just-released...

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Hip-Hop (Solo): Meet the 2016 RFT Music Award Nominees

Posted By on Wed, May 18, 2016 at 10:38 AM

The 2016 Riverfront Times Music Showcase will be held this year on Saturday, June 18 in the Grove! By the numbers, this is the largest all-local music festival in St. Louis history with nearly 100 bands booked across 9 venues. From now until then, we at RFT Music will be making...

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