South by Southwest is an annual music, film and interactive conference. Held in Austin, the festival brings a variety of people together. The Twangfest party was held March 17th, 2012 at Jovita's in Austin. Photos by Dana Plonka.
Lez Zeppelin, the all-female tribute to—yes, you guess it—Led Zeppelin, unleashed their inner rock goddesses to a crowd of grateful subjects at the Old Rock House in St. Louis on Sunday, March 11. Thom Chacon opened for the band. Photos by Kholood Eid.
Rapper T.I. brought his tour to the Ambassador in north St. Louis County Saturday night. Also performing on the bill were St. Louis hip-hop notables such as Murphy Lee, City Spud, Ruka Puff and Yo Banga. Photos by Jon Gitchoff.
Popular late-'80s Midwestern rock band The Rainmakers made its first St. Louis appearance in many years Friday, March 9, 2012. Fans crowded a packed Off Broadway and reminisced about prior shows at legendary St. Louis venues Heartbreak Hotel and Mississippi Nights as well as points beyond....
The first concert photographer Todd Owyoung shot for RFT was Radiohead's '08 appearance at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. The British indie-rock gods stopped in St. Louis again Friday night for a sold-out show at Scottrade Center. And Todd was there again. Other Lives opened.