If you could have scored a ticket for the Grateful Dead’s "Fare Thee Well" shows at Chicago's Soldier Field last month, the price tag reached $15,000.
Since buying his first album at the age of five, Jim Bruce has loved music. From blues and jazz to rock, it all finds a way onto his show "Higher Ground," from 2-4 p.m. Central every Tuesday on KDHX.
I walk into the Gramophone in the Grove neighborhood of St. Louis at around 7:30 p.m. to find the members of Acoustics Anonymous in the middle of sound check.
In this year of the summer Olympics, we are keenly aware of the highly charged interconnections between sports and politics. This is, of course, not a new phenomenon though we get precious little exposure to the intense experiences in other countries. The Other Dream Team adds a compelling chapter focusing on Lithuania and its basketball team.
Of all the cover bands in St. Louis, Jake's Leg is surely among the most faithful. They're as close to the Dead as you'll get without a time machine.