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Friday, March 22, 2019

Goths on Wheels II Brings Darkness Back to The Skatium Next Weekend

Posted By on Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 6:05 AM

Forget that the sun is shining and spring has sprung, there is still plenty of room for gloom and doom in St. Louis, and the success of our many goth-themed events prove it. So break out your black lipstick and pull on your fishnets, because Goths on Wheels returns...

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Thursday, March 21, 2019

Newly Announced: The Black Keys, Adam Ant, Trombone Shorty, Primitive Man and More

Posted By on Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 6:53 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. Aaron West & The Roaring Twenties: Fri., June 7, 7:30 p.m., TBA. Fubar,...

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The 3 Best Shows in St. Louis This Week: March 21 to 27

Posted By on Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 6:23 AM

The Dhoruba Collective 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21. The Dark Room, 3610 Grandel Square. Free. 314-776-9550. It is no longer a secret that St. Louis is in the midst of a jazz renaissance. That’s shown not only in the number and quality of local performers but in the uptick...

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Shady Bug’s Aaron O’Neill Releases Sophomore Solo Project Denim Jacket Weather

Posted By on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 5:01 PM

Aaron O’Neill is an understated guy. When talking about his various musical projects — including his solo project Ronnie Rogers, which released a new album March 1 — the St. Louis-based singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist tends toward succinct, straightforward answers. He’s not the type to ramble on in search...

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How a Garage-Door Repairman Made Hell Night's First-Ever Vinyl LP Happen

Posted By on Tue, Mar 19, 2019 at 6:53 AM

Hell Night's debut full-length slab of vinyl might never have seen the light of day if not for a persistent garage-door repairman named Dieter Pingel. Sure, the guys from Maplewood's Planet Score Records shop had toyed with the idea of starting a label for years — decades, even. And Hell...

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Monday, March 18, 2019

SXSW 2019 Highlights From Friday and Saturday: Broken Social Scene, The Beths, Leyla McCalla, and More

Posted By on Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 11:24 AM

"We're fucking great. I promise you." Such were the words of a member of Colombian rock band Manniax, but he spoke for the universe as I limped into the final weekend of SXSW Music 2019. I wish I could have seen your band, joven, but I still have the...

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Friday, March 15, 2019

SXSW 2019 Highlights (and Lowlights) From the First Three Days: Durand Jones and the Indications, whenyoung, Edie Brickell and More

Posted By on Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 2:12 PM

It's the scooters' world. I just tried to see bands in it. My experience of SXSW Music 2019 began on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 12, in the city of Austin, Texas, previously known as the Music Capitol of the World, now known as a war zone between cell-phone-fixated...

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What if Beto O'Rourke Ran America Like Ian MacKaye Runs Dischord Records?

Posted By on Fri, Mar 15, 2019 at 9:24 AM

By now you’ve probably heard all about the fabulous piece on Beto O’Rourke that was published in Vanity Fair a couple of days ago. In the story, O’Rourke explains his history, his motivations and his intentions for a presidential run, but he also drops a boatload of cultural references...

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

The 3 Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: March 15 to 17

Posted By on Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 5:56 AM

The Way Down Wanderers 8 p.m. Friday, March 15. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street. $12. 314-588-0505. Central Illinois, Peoria to be precise, isn’t exactly ground zero for neo-bluegrass, but it isn’t Queens either. The heart of the Midwest has become home to an array of college-age...

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Newly Announced: Superchunk, Jeezy, Built to Spill, Ledisi, Daddy Long Legs and More

Posted By on Wed, Mar 13, 2019 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. Ana Popovic: Thu., June 6, 8 p.m., $20. Old Rock House, 1200 S....

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