Last night at Off Broadway, if you leaned over to the next person to ask the traditional St. Louis get-to-know-you question -- "Where did you go to high school?" -- the overwhelming response would have been "Collinsville."
Norwegian singer-songwriter Sondre Lerche draws upon an array of influences -- pop, jazz and psychedelia -- to create songs that speak to experiences that we've all shared at one time or another.
At times seductive and at times witty, Jessica Lea Mayfield's deep drawl never obscures the dark ache and heartbreak of her lyrics.
Colin Hay is famous as the lead singer for '80s Aussie hitmakers Men at Work, but he’s set aside the skinny ties and quirky videos to allow his stellar songwriting and vocals to take center stage.
Consider Our Blood Richard Buckner's Chinese Democracy. His last album, Meadow, was released in 2006, and since then he's been touring, mostly, with regular stops in St. Louis.