I needed some of what singer-songwriter John Moreland would refer to as "God's Medicine" -- a night of literate, acoustic music, people and spectacle.
The last couple of visits by Dave Alvin coincided with tornadoes and storms in the area.
"It's been a long, long day," Ian Felice told the crowd on Monday night at Off Broadway.
Chatham County Line is a quartet of southern roots, dressed in finely pressed suits and dingy cowboy boots. They are country gentlemen at their finest, dressed to the nines and playing some of the most lauded bluegrass music today. They returned to St. Louis to play the stage at Off Broadway, showcasing several songs from their new album "Tightrope."
Arish Ahmad Khan, better known as King Khan, should receive the award for hardest-working man in show business.