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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Pande-Mix Playlist: T. Rex's 'Ballrooms of Mars'

Posted By on Wed, Jun 3, 2020 at 6:17 AM

Each week, former KDHX DJ Chris Ward examines a song from his quarantine-based playlist dealing with isolation, loneliness, hope and germs. This song and more can be found on the Spotify playlist, "Pande-Mix: An End of the World Playlist": https://spoti.fi/2WZGTJZ. You talk about day. I'm talking 'bout night time."...

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Monday, June 1, 2020

St. Louis Record Stores Vintage Vinyl, Planet Score and Euclid Records Reopen Today

Posted By and on Mon, Jun 1, 2020 at 12:44 PM

As businesses across the St. Louis area begin poking their heads up out of their quarantine bunkers and offering their wares to the public again, three of St. Louis' favorite record stores are opening back up today as well. Vintage Vinyl (6610 Delmar Boulevard, 314-721-4096), Planet Score Records (7421 Manchester...

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Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Pande-Mix Playlist: John Prine's 'Some Humans Ain't Human'

Posted By on Wed, May 27, 2020 at 9:46 AM

Each week, former KDHX DJ Chris Ward examines a song from his quarantine-based playlist dealing with isolation, loneliness, hope and germs. This song and more can be found on his Spotify playlist: spoti.fi/2WZGTJZ Have you ever noticed, when you're feeling really good, there's always a pigeon, that'll come shit...

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Live Music Returns to St. Louis With Drive-In Concert and Movie Series

Posted By on Thu, May 21, 2020 at 5:31 PM

This past Monday, America got a glimpse into what the live music experience will look like for the foreseeable future as a venue in Arkansas hosted the nation's first "socially distant concert" featuring a performance by country-rock artist Travis McCready. Suffice it to say, it is very different from...

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Pande-Mix Playlist: Beck's 'I Get Lonesome'

Posted By on Wed, May 20, 2020 at 9:40 AM

Each week, former KDHX DJ Chris Ward examines a song from his quarantine-based playlist dealing with isolation, loneliness, hope and germs. This song and more can be found on the Spotify playlist "Pande-mix: An End of the World Playlist." "I Get Lonesome" - Beck - One Foot in the...

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Concerts Are Legal Again in Missouri, But Touring Bands Aren't Coming Soon

Posted By on Wed, May 13, 2020 at 6:11 AM

Last week, as national headlines hit the internet announcing that Missouri's reopening plan would allow concerts to go on with no restrictions on crowd size, Mike Judy's inbox began filling up with emails from eager booking agents. "Missouri Governor Says Concerts Can Resume Monday," proclaimed Billboard's headline. The accompanying...

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Monday, May 11, 2020

Ready Room's Current Location for Lease As Owners Seek a New Space

Posted By on Mon, May 11, 2020 at 5:28 PM

The Ready Room's current location has closed permanently, the RFT has confirmed, and the building it is housed in is currently listed for lease as the venue's owners seek a new space. After a listing on a real estate website began making the rounds on Monday, RFT reached out...

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Thursday, April 23, 2020

Even ICP Is Being More Responsible About Coronavirus Than the Missouri GOP

Posted By on Thu, Apr 23, 2020 at 3:50 PM

Once, while I was reporting on the Insane Clown Posse's Gathering of the Juggalos back in 2013, I came across a scene in which a man picked up a piece of poop with his bare hand and then slapped another man right across the face with it, as part...

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Ticketmaster Changes Course and Will Offer Refunds for Postponed Shows

Posted By on Tue, Apr 21, 2020 at 2:41 PM

Ticketholders were left in the lurch in recent weeks as COVID-19 lockdowns resulted in postponements and cancellations of, well, pretty much every concert in the nation, even as the world's largest ticketing service quietly changed the wording in its policies to allow for less refunds than in pre-cornavirus days....

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Thursday, April 16, 2020

STL Group Launches Air Guitar Competition to Support Sexual Assault Survivors

Posted By on Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 3:22 PM

Two of the absolute coolest things you as a human being can possibly do — play a bitchin' air guitar solo and support survivors of sexual assault — come together in perfect harmony this month thanks to a St. Louis-based organization's efforts in the form of the #RockForSurvivors Air...

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