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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

St. Louis Pop-Punk Act the Kuhlies Prep a New Album of Juvenile Fun

Posted By and on Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 5:16 PM

The Kuhlies' practice space is fraught with silent tension. Emotions have been running high since drummer Sean Torgoley dropped the Armageddon card minutes earlier. It's serious business. "I might not even win, but it's like unlocking a video-game achievement: Make Zach the Most Mad," he says before launching into a...

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Monday, December 10, 2018

Jeff Tweedy's Book Chronicles His Struggles with Mental Illness, Addiction — and Both Jays

Posted By on Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 5:11 AM

In Let’s Go So We Can Get Back, Jeff Tweedy has written a courageous, insightful memoir of growing up an indie rocker in the Midwest and on the road with Uncle Tupelo, grinding his way steadily to rock stardom with Wilco. Tweedy is now firmly associated with Chicago, but...

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Friday, December 7, 2018

The 5 Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend, December 7 to 9

Posted By on Fri, Dec 7, 2018 at 6:15 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, DECEMBER 7 Lake Mary w/ Motherbear, Michael Williams, Alex Cunningham 8 p.m....

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Downtown St. Louis Serves As Co-Star of Rapper J'Demul's Super Chill New Video

Posted By on Thu, Dec 6, 2018 at 12:22 PM

St. Louis rapper J'Demul keeps his city front-and-center in a new music video for his song "Times." Directed by local filmmaker Mike Roth, a.k.a. Louis Quatorze, the video takes the viewer through well-known attractions like Soldiers Memorial, the Arch and Laclede's Landing — as well as some of the...

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Newly Announced: Judas Priest, Donna Missal, Zhu, High on Fire, John Maus and More

Posted By on Wed, Dec 5, 2018 at 6:12 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. Alejandro Escovedo with Don Antonio: Tue., Feb. 5, 8 p.m., $25-$35. Off Broadway,...

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Roxy's Strip Club in Brooklyn, Illinois, Has Closed

Posted By on Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 12:33 PM

Roxy's, a longtime staple of the East Side strip club scene known for its wild "shower shows" and even wilder female employees, has closed. The news comes via the club's Facebook page, which shared a post on November 21 announcing that it would be shuttered "until further notice." "You...

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St. Louis' Own Kennedy Holmes Moonwalks Over Her Competition on The Voice (Literally)

Posted By on Tue, Dec 4, 2018 at 10:58 AM

Though she’s just a teenager, Kennedy Holmes is already an international sensation. When the St. Louis-born singer auditioned (and crushed it) on NBC’s The Voice at just thirteen years old, clips of her performance went viral and we glowed with pride. Holmes had appeared in local productions at the Muny...

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Monday, December 3, 2018

FarFetched's Darian Wigfall Brings a New Music Venue to a Cherokee Street Church

Posted By on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 6:22 AM

It only seems like it came together quickly. On November 22, Darian Wigfall, director of operations and founding member of St. Louis' FarFetched artist collective, launched a fundraiser in earnest on Facebook. Its goal? To raise $3,000 to help get a new music venue in the Cherokee Street neighborhood...

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Kevin Bowers Lands on Lineup for Vaunted Winter Jazzfest in New York City

Posted By on Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 6:04 AM

Just two and a half years after releasing Nova, the breakout album that reintroduced the city of St. Louis to the musical force of nature that is Kevin Bowers, he and his band are being called up to the big city. Bowers and Co. will perform at the vaunted...

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Friday, November 30, 2018

Live Like a Hoosier King at Riverport Next Summer With Live Nation’s Lawn Pass

Posted By on Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 2:20 PM

Break out your jorts, we’re going to Riverport! Yeah, we called it Riverport — and we always will. Ticketing giant Live Nation announced today that it is offering up a deal that can’t be ignored. For around $200 you can purchase a “Lawn Pass” that is good for a...

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