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Wednesday, October 3, 2018

The Pink Slip Has Closed, Ending an Era in Brooklyn

Posted By on Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 7:55 AM

One of the East Side's long-running strip clubs, the Pink Slip (114 South 4th Street, Brooklyn, Illinois; 618-271-3151) has closed its doors after 25 years. A sign on a window states simply "CLOSED out of business." It includes a phone number for people to call for more information, but...

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Newly Announced: Bastille, 2Cellos, the Knocks, Dawes, Kevin Gates and More

Posted By on Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 6:09 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 you...

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Friday, September 28, 2018

The 5 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend, September 28 to 30

Posted By on Fri, Sep 28, 2018 at 6:57 AM

Each week we bring you our picks for the best shows of the weekend! To submit your show for consideration, click here. All events subject to change; check with the venue for the most up-to-date information. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 Summer Magic Record Release w/ Golden Curls, David Beeman 9...

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Thursday, September 27, 2018

Christian Rapper Thi'sl Shot in Attempted Robbery on Washington Avenue

Posted By on Thu, Sep 27, 2018 at 1:09 PM

St. Louis rapper Thi'sl, a pioneer in Christian hip-hop, was the victim of a shooting early Tuesday morning, according to social media reports. The rapper, born Travis Tremayne Tyler, 41, was reportedly shot during an attempted robbery early Tuesday morning. Social media postings say that Tyler was leaving Nara Cafe &...

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

St. Louis’ Legendary Club Imperial Went Up For Sale This Week — Nobody Bought It

Posted By on Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 3:13 PM

Though it would surely be the most obvious spot for a St. Louis music history museum, the old broken-down Club Imperial is still sitting unclaimed after being put up for auction yesterday in the city’s Land Tax sale. The club was a nightlife hotspot, serving as something of a home...

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Newly Announced: Smashing Pumpkins, David Cross, Eric Church, Young the Giant and More

Posted By on Wed, Sep 26, 2018 at 6:56 AM

Ashes to Stardust: The Music of David Bowie: Wed., Nov. 21, 8 p.m., $10. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-498-6989. Benefit Show 3.0: W/ Ben Diesel as Weezer, Biff K’narly and the Reptilians, Lunar Fuse, The Fighting Side, The Stars Go Out, Sat., Oct. 13, 8 p.m.,...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Funk Fest 13 to Bring 24 Bands to 3 Broadway Venues This Weekend

Posted By on Tue, Sep 25, 2018 at 6:09 AM

Seated in one of KDHX’s production studios, Andy Coco seems remarkably at home. The bulk of his workweek is spent in rooms like these, surrounded by microphones, soundboards, amps. As chief production officer of the community radio station, Coco’s work involves a variety of tasks, from cutting station interstitials...

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Monday, September 24, 2018

Club Imperial, Legendary St. Louis Nightclub, Is for Sale Tomorrow (Again)

Posted By on Mon, Sep 24, 2018 at 1:36 PM

If you want to own one of the most important pieces of St. Louis music history, get yourself to the city's Civil Courts Building (10 N. Tucker Boulevard) by 9 a.m. tomorrow. There, at one of five yearly Land Tax sales hosted by the city of St. Louis, you...

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Friday, September 21, 2018

The 5 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend, September 21 to 23

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 6:44 AM

Each week we bring you our picks for the best shows of the weekend! To submit your show for consideration, click here. All events subject to change; check with the venue for the most up-to-date information. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 Lobby Boxer w/ Jacob James Wilton, Magu, Big Tobacco 8...

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Nirvana's In Utero Was Released 25 Years Ago Today

Posted By on Fri, Sep 21, 2018 at 6:41 AM

Nirvana's 1993 release, In Utero, was a groundbreaking, earth-shaking, completely polarizing album. After gaining sudden worldwide popularity with the release of Nevermind a couple of years before, it would be an understatement to say that Nirvana's second major-label release was highly anticipated. The whole planet seemed to be paying...

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