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Friday, August 11, 2017

DMX May Face Prison Time Over Recent St. Louis Trip

Posted By on Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 6:28 AM

DMX may soon find himself behind bars thanks to a recent trip to St. Louis. The "Party Up" rapper is currently out on bail on charges of tax evasion — to the tune of $1.7 million, according to the IRS — for which he first appeared in court on July 14....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

360-Degree Installation Aims to Offer Intimate Music Experience Saturday

Posted By on Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:00 AM

A unique music experience is coming this Saturday to the 14th Street Artist Community (2701 N. 14th Street). This event, entitled "The Family Room," aims to forge a bond between performers and audience members that is unlike the atmosphere at a typical concert. "The Family Room" will connect the audience...

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Jazz Legend Herbie Hancock to Perform at Powell Hall This Thursday

Posted By on Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 7:09 AM

Herbie Hancock has been at the center of so many transformations in jazz that only comparisons to the titans Miles Davis and John Coltrane — both of whom he worked with and learned from — seem apt. As if it wasn’t enough to turn jazz-funk into pop music and...

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Newly Announced: Korn, Post Malone, Bully, Bob Log III, Cold Cave, Barb Wire Dolls and More

Posted By on Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 6:58 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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Friday, August 4, 2017

The 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: August 4 to 6

Posted By on Fri, Aug 4, 2017 at 10:14 AM

The Open Highway Music Festival and the Burbs Music and Art Fest plant a big exclamation mark on a packed weekend that offers a hip-hop showcase, a legendary noise act and the return of glam legends Faster Pussycat. Of special note is the Railhazer in-store performance at Vintage Vinyl,...

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Newly Announced: Primus, Cowboy Mouth, Crywolf, Mason Jennings, Chali 2na and More

Posted By on Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 6:43 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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Friday, July 28, 2017

The 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: July 28 to 30

Posted By on Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 10:09 AM

The swampy St. Louis summer is in full effect as a one-hit wonder, a hardcore super group and multiple festivals hit the river city throughout the next three days. Friday night is especially ripe for show-hopping, with concerts that range from small and intimate to large, Big Band-style performances....

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

It Is Your Civic Duty to Hate on Axl Rose

Posted By on Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 12:57 PM

Guns N' Roses is coming to town tonight for the first time in 26 years. It should be fun! Slash and Duff McKagan are playing with the group again, and St. Louis native Richard Fortus will be performing too — you should make him feel right at home on that...

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Memphis' Ex-Cult to Bring Its Punk-Damaged Garage Rock to the Sinkhole This Thursday

Posted By on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 7:46 AM

Memphis' Ex-Cult specializes in fuzzed-out, punk-indebted explosions of rock & roll, as high-energy as they are instantaneously catchy. It makes sense, then, that the group has found a home with In the Red Records for its latest release, September's Negative Growth LP. The LA-based label has also released the...

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The Filling Station to Close, Reopen as Kelso's

Posted By on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 6:50 AM

Next Monday, the Filling Station (1924 Pestalozzi Street, 314-772-9533) will close its doors after several decades in Benton Park. But don't cry for the venerable neighborhood bar: It plans to open again the very next day. The only difference is that, as August 1, the bar will officially be...

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