The "King Biscuit Time" radio show aired in Helena, Ark. for the first time in November of 1941 and featured mostly African American musicians.
St. Louis turned out in high spirits for Del Yeah! -- an outdoor/indoor bluegrass festival last night at the Old Rock House.
After a rainy Saturday the Big Muddy Blues Festival moved outside for Sunday, the festival's final day.
An uninvited guest, Hurricane Isaac, forced all of Saturday's music at the Big Muddy Blues Festival inside.
I am still finding pieces of confetti in my hair and clothes as I type this, remnants of a wet and wild weekend at LouFest 2012 in Forest Park.
Of all the days the weather vane could have picked to end Missouri's historic drought, August 25, the first day of LouFest, was not the one I would have chosen.
In a crowded indie landscape full of electronic pop, it's unlikely that most bands will ever cut through the noise, and even less likely that they'll be exceptionally good. Young Phantogram has already defied both odds.
The Flaming Lips have been making adventurous, creative and sometimes outright silly rock 'n' roll since the early days of the alternative boom. It would be wrong to say they think outside of the box because I'm not sure they ever acknowledged the box to begin with.