Horse Feathers' frontman Justin Ringle pours lilt and swagger into every dark corner of the band's ornate music.
The music of the Lumineers reflects traditional folk blended with upbeat acoustic rock and a magnetism that's begun to grab the nation's attention.
Bo and the Locomotive are standing beneath a neighbor's blossoming tree, playing a new song behind their Dogtown home.
Before Paste Magazine told the nation so, it wasn't presumptuous to say Bo and the Locomotive is one of the best reasons to get excited about St. Louis music.
Taking place in an empty 2720, a club which normally hosts a slew of reggae and hip hop shows, Union Tree Review's "Excavate" became one of Show Me Show's most thrilling performances.
Even with the transplant status of several band members and a few stints living abroad, the Head and the Heart have put down deep Seattle roots.
Kentucky Knife Fight offers up a sound full of razor-edged riffs, incendiary rhythms and enough darkly hopeless love stories to entertain even the most heartless bastards among us. Oh, and don't forget the harmonica.
There's something in the music of Seattle's the Head and the Heart that brings on a wash of nostalgia and emotion: sepia-toned memories of rivers and fields, lilting three-part harmonies and saloon piano chords.
Chicago native Shawn Rosenblatt, aka Netherfriends, gives a rooftop performance of the song "Bloomington, IN," for Show Me Shows.
In a quaint Creve Coeur home decked out for the holidays, with the smell of fresh baked Christmas cookies and not one but two Christmas trees, David Arthur, of SimplyEsoteric treated us to songs and stories that were as personal as the backdrop, with a timbre as warm and welcoming as the cookies.