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Monday, June 19, 2017

Cicero's in the Loop to Host Its Final Show This Saturday

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 3:08 PM

Update on June 20: Cicero's is now acknowledging that it plans to close for good this weekend, not just stop booking shows. See the latest here. Original post follows .... Cicero's, the long-standing restaurant and music venue located in the Delmar Loop, will host its final concert this Saturday, June...

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Wide-Ranging Guitarist Shane Parish to Perform at Foam Tonight

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 6:19 AM

Guitarist Shane Parish has a diverse and enviable resume, one that speaks to subscribers of both The Wire and Paste magazines. The Asheville, North Carolina-based musician is probably best known in local avant-garde circles as a member of Ahleuchatistas, and his electric guitar explorations have worked in collaboration with...

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Your Map to Seeing Great Music at ShowcaseSTL

Posted By on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 7:52 AM

Pokey LaFarge. Foxing. Mvstermind. Jack Grelle. What do these artists have in common, besides calling St. Louis their home? Before Pokey played Jools' Annual Hootenanny or Foxing landed two spots on Spin Magazine's "Best Emo Revival Albums" list, they both performed at the Riverfront Times Music Showcase. Thanks to...

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Kingston Family Singers Is One of This Year's STL 77

The RFT honors the musical acts we love in St. Louis in 2017

Posted By on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 6:58 AM

This year ​the RFT recognizes ​St. Louis' ​stellar music scene by presenting the STL 77, ​our list of 77 acts who did big things in the last twelve months. From now through June 17, the date of our huge annual music festival ShowcaseSTL, we'll be announcing two ​honorees per weekday...

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LéPonds Is One of This Year's STL 77

The RFT honors the musical acts we love in St. Louis in 2017

Posted By on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 6:51 AM

This year ​the RFT recognizes ​St. Louis' ​stellar music scene by presenting the STL 77, ​our list of 77 acts who did big things in the last twelve months. From now through June 17, the date of our huge annual music festival ShowcaseSTL, we'll be announcing two ​honorees per weekday...

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STL Singer Kahsan's Surprise Proposal Music Video Goes Viral

Posted By on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 6:22 AM

After a music career that has spanned twenty years, local musician Kahsan seems to have hit his stride with his newest single. The music video for the singer's new song, "Super Man," was released only a month ago and has already generated more than 180,000 views on YouTube, with...

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

Lumpy and the Dumpers Is One of This Year's STL 77

The RFT honors the musical acts we love in St. Louis in 2017

Posted By on Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 6:46 AM

This year ​the RFT recognizes ​St. Louis' ​stellar music scene by presenting the STL 77, ​our list of 77 acts who did big things in the last twelve months. From now through June 17, the date of our huge annual music festival ShowcaseSTL, we'll be announcing two ​honorees per weekday...

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DJ Kimmy Nu Is One of This Year's STL 77

The RFT honors the musical acts we love in St. Louis in 2017

Posted By on Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 6:33 AM

This year ​the RFT recognizes ​St. Louis' ​stellar music scene by presenting the STL 77, ​our list of 77 acts who did big things in the last twelve months. From now through June 17, the date of our huge annual music festival ShowcaseSTL, we'll be announcing two ​honorees per weekday...

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Foxing Lands on Spin Magazine's "Best Emo Revival Albums" List — Twice

Posted By on Thu, Jun 15, 2017 at 4:41 AM

Yesterday, Spin magazine published its list of the "30 Best Emo Revival Albums," celebrating the relatively recent resurgence (2013 or so is when the music world at large finally noticed, though the genre never really went away) of the punk-damaged, heart-on-the-sleeve art form. Some 26 bands from across the...

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Newly Announced: 2 Chainz, Ben Folds, Exodus, the Struts, Roky Erickson and More

Posted By on Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 7:40 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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