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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Vibes STL Is Going Big in 2017 -- with Two Days and Two Venues

Posted By on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 6:31 AM

The Vibes STL Grand Arts Event, also known simply as Vibes, is unlike any other art showcase in the city. While many shows include live music acts, visual artists and food vendors, Vibes is different in that its hip-hop inspired culture provides a unique space for St. Louis artists...

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Friday, August 18, 2017

The 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: August 18 to 20

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 9:03 AM

With Story of the Year as the headlining act, the Mojo Craft Beer and Music Festival makes a splash with its inaugural show this weekend at Jefferson Barracks Park. Those seeking out a more chill vibe should look into A Place Both Wonderful and Strange at Foam on Friday or...

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Newly Announced: Corey Feldman, Mayhem, The Urge, Thou, SahBabii and More

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 6:02 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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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

How Heartbreak and Psychedelic Drugs Brought Shakey Graves to the World

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 6:54 AM

Shakey Graves says there are three types of songs: ones he sits down to write and kind of forces out; some he literally wakes up singing; and others that are like puzzles, where it’s up to him to piece together seemingly unrelated parts. “I always wanted my music office to...

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Jurassic 5's Chali 2na and UK DJ Krafty Kuts Join Forces at Atomic Cowboy Thursday

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 6:32 AM

Two heavyweights combine forces at this show for a decidedly must-see affair (especially for hip-hop heads). Chali 2na is best known as one of the founding members of the classic underground hip-hop group Jurassic 5, as well as an early member of the genre-bending Ozomatli; his deep baritone voice...

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Dave Rawlings Machine to Bring a Taste of Nashville to the Sheldon This Thursday

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 6:12 AM

The Dave Rawlings Machine began as antidote and anodyne to the fame achieved by Rawlings’ partner Gillian Welch, whose austere and mythopoeic folk had become a bar set so high only a bar band could slip around it and reset expectations. Those loose Nashville jams have resulted in three albums...

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Party Like a Rock Star in Music Record Shop's New Green Room and Event Space

Posted By on Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 6:38 AM

Music Record Shop at .Zack has expanded to the space next door to provide a luxury suite, used as a spot for touring bands to host their meet-and-greets, as well as a green room. The space is also available to rent out, so now — for a price! — you...

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Friday, August 11, 2017

The 10 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: August 11 to 13

Posted By on Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 10:12 AM

While this weekend leans heavy on chamber pop and indie rock, two of the more legendary "stoner" bands hit St. Louis with Weedeater and the Melvins playing Friday and Saturday, respectively. Leave the show recommendations to us and we'll leave the weed jokes to you in the comments section...

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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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