Greg Laswell, the melancholy troubadour responsible for an impressive slew of songs featured on cable TV shows such as "One Tree Hill" and "True Blood," rolled into the Old Rock House with a six-piece band that featured players from openers Elizabeth and the Catapult.
Horse Feathers set up for a second Show Me Shows video shoot in the City Museum's second-floor ballroom, with its regal windows and gauzy drapes, delicate like the music of Justin Ringle and his band.
Nashville's hot new item, Humming House, harnesses Americana and throwback folk-pop to reinvent tradition.
Horse Feathers' frontman Justin Ringle pours lilt and swagger into every dark corner of the band's ornate music.
Fans of the Indianapolis-based, sonically-morphing Margot and the Nuclear So and So's crowded into the Firebird eager to hear in what direction frontman and guitarist Richard Edwards might take his brainchild.
Portland, Ore.'s Horse Feathers, helmed by frontman and singer/guitarist Justin Ringle, is not to be missed. Once a collaboration with Peter Broderick, Horse Feathers has grown into an artful orchestra complemented by fine singing and poetic lyrics.
Justin Wade Tam's fledgling Humming House is an impressive bunch.
On Thursday night, Gregory Alan Isakov performed a well-attended show at the Old Rock House. Behind him stood a projected, sepia-tinged, photo depicting a rural youth listening intently to a large, conical, medieval-looking, horn-shaped hearing device.
On Tuesday night, the Fray sold out the Pageant with ease. The fans struck out from every borough of St. Louis to see the spectacle and feel pop-rock piano music splash over them. Did someone order a Rolling Rock? No? Damn, wrong band.