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Friday, October 18, 2019

Chingy Gets Mercilessly Roasted Over New Song, Video, Outfit

Posted By on Fri, Oct 18, 2019 at 12:50 PM

St. Louis rapper Chingy, best-known to most for his pop-rap singles "Right Thurr" and "Holidae In," but best-known to this reporter/former pizza driver for his tendency to not tip for delivery (we never forget, Howard), released a video for his new song "Jus Like That" last week, and the internet...

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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Newly Announced: Anthony Hamilton, Polica, Brother Ali, Hayley Kiyoko and More

Posted By on Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 1:01 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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Thursday, October 10, 2019

The 3 Best Shows in St. Louis This Week: October 11 to 16

Posted By on Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 12:22 PM

Each week we bring you our picks for the best shows of the next seven days! To submit your show for consideration, click here. All events subject to change; check with the venue for the most up-to-date information. Amy LaVere 8 p.m. Friday, October 11. Foam, 3359 South Jefferson...

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Newly Announced: Billie Eilish, Alarm Will Sound, Nikki Glaser, Wax and More

Posted By on Thu, Oct 10, 2019 at 10:00 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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Wednesday, October 9, 2019

St. Louis Musician's Car Burglarized, Valuable Gear and Instruments Stolen

Posted By on Wed, Oct 9, 2019 at 1:51 PM

Last week, St. Louis-based multi-instrumentalist and music instructor Syrhea Conaway's car was burglarized in midtown, with multiple instruments and pieces of sound equipment stolen. Out of all the expensive items stolen, the worst loss for Conaway was her George Brunner Antonius Stradivarius violin, which she's owned since she was 9 years...

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The Firebird Operated for Months with an Expired Liquor License Before Closing

Posted By on Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 11:40 AM

A few weeks ago, fans of The Firebird (2706 Olive Street, 314-535-0353) learned the disappointing news that the decade-old music venue had closed, with upcoming shows having been transferred to other local venues. When Riverfront Times broke the news, Firebird owner Jimmy Vavak told music editor Daniel Hill that...

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Monday, October 7, 2019

Indie Rock Goddess Liz Phair Is Headed to the St. Louis County Library

Posted By on Mon, Oct 7, 2019 at 11:06 AM

As a singer, songwriter and the woman responsible for the soundtrack of every heartbreak you had in the '90s, Liz Phair holds a special place in Gen X and elder Millennial hearts. Phair is regarded as an indie rock goddess, a truth-teller, a cool-yet-serious older sister-type and the voice...

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Friday, October 4, 2019

Taylor Swift Dances to Classic Nelly Song, Embarrasses All of St. Louis

Posted By on Fri, Oct 4, 2019 at 12:07 PM

Taylor Swift turned up on Jimmy Fallon last night so you know the whole appearance was basically just a competition to see which one of them could make audiences hang their heads in shame first. Fallon usually gets the blue ribbon but this time it was Taylor Swift who...

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

KDHX Abruptly Cancels Public 'Listen' Forums Amid Internal Strife

Posted By on Wed, Oct 2, 2019 at 2:24 PM

A pair of public meetings that were set to take place at KDHX (88.1 FM) to address recent allegations of racial insensitivity and mismanagement against the station's top brass have been canceled less than 24 hours before the first was set to take place. The public forums, which were...

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Monday, September 30, 2019

St. Louis Duo Created Afrosexology Because Someone Needed To

Posted By on Mon, Sep 30, 2019 at 6:59 AM

Dalychia Saah and Rafaella Fiallo felt like they never got the sex education they deserved. After graduating college, they decided to do something about it. “(It) gave us the feeling of, 'We cannot wait for this country to create the sort of sex education we wish we had,'” Saah...

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