Like our current weather, a very hectic music scene cools off a bit after being overheated the past few weekends -- still plenty of fine offerings:
A very active week; the middle of it is somewhat frustrating, with some touring acts I really like butting heads Wednesday:
It's been seven years since Jon Hardy & the Public released a new full-length album. "Restless City" isn't just a long time in coming; it's the record the band was born to make.
Lee Bains III is a Southern rock 'n' roll rebel with a cause.
Empire Hall is as nice of a spot as any in St. Louis to host a party. Giant windows look out over California Avenue, and natural light spills into the space, illuminating the white pillars and shining hardwood floors of the interior. There is a subtle elegance to the space, making it the perfect spot for a wedding reception or a gallery opening.
Beginning as the bedroom recording project of singer-songwriter Bo Jackson, St. Louis indie-rock outfit Bo and the Locomotive quickly evolved into a fully realized group unit. After the release of their self-recorded debut, "On My Way," Jackson and his bandmates headed to Native Sound Studios to craft a hi-fi follow up.