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Show Preview and Giveaway: Trampled by Turtles with Honeyhoney at The Pageant

Trampled by Turtles is not new to St. Louis.They’ve played playing stages as small as The Gramophone and have worked their way up to the Duck Room, Old Rock House, and now The Pageant. They’ve earned a loyal fan base here … Continue reading

15. October 2012 by Dave
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Contest: Win Tickets to see Brown Bird with Union Tree Review at the Duck Room!

My first live Brown Bird experience was at the 2011 Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island, Brown Bird’s home state. We got to the smallest tent at the festival an hour before the music started to secure good seats for … Continue reading

09. October 2012 by Dave
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IWTAS on the Road: Newport Folk Festival 2012

If you’ve ever heard me talk about it, you know that I’m a huge fan of the Newport Folk Festival. Last year was my first time attending and I was completely humbled by the experience. The festival is hosted at … Continue reading

01. August 2012 by Dave
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SHOW ANNOUNCEMENT: Black Girls at The Heavy Anchor – June 11th

When Black Girls took the stage as the opener for The Head and the Heart back in March, I had only listened to a few of their songs in passing. I was there early to get a spot for the … Continue reading

31. May 2012 by Dave
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Ticket Giveaway: The Cave Singers w/ Bo and the Locomotive at The Gramophone

The Cave Singers came together as a band as a matter of convenience. The three members happened to live close to one another, so they just started playing together. There wasn’t a certain style they were going for, but what … Continue reading

16. April 2012 by Dave
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The Head and the Heart and a Roof Top

The Head and the Heart is on a pretty good run. The first time they played in St. Louis was last June at the Duck Room. That show sold out. They were invited to play at the highly respected Newport … Continue reading

09. April 2012 by Dave
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There’s No Peace, There’s No Rest: A Brown Bird Preview

Earlier this year, my wife and I were lucky enough to travel to Rhode Island for the Newport Folk Festival. As with most festivals we’ve attended, there were bands on the lineup that we were not familiar with. What we … Continue reading

07. November 2011 by Dave
Categories: Interviews, Show Preview | Tags: , , | 1 comment

Fruit Bats, Vetiver, and Fairchildren at Off Broadway

When you’re in a familiar place like Off Broadway, sometimes a band seems familiar even though you’re positive you’ve never seen them before. That was the feeling I had when I first laid eyes on Fairchildren Monday night. As I … Continue reading

20. September 2011 by Dave
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Show Preview: Sun Hotel, The Skekses, and Theodore

I found my way to Sun Hotel’s bandcamp page just two months ago, armed only with the somewhat generic description “Indie Rock with Southern Blues influence”. I hit play with zero expectations, but was glued to my head phones within … Continue reading

01. June 2011 by Dave
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KDHX’s Twangfest Turns 15 – Win Yourself a Ticket

2011 marks the 15th year of Twangfest and this is one you cannot miss! This year will see many local faves on the bill, including Cassie Morgan and the Lonely Pine, Kentucky Knife Fight, and Cumberland Gap. In addition to … Continue reading

26. May 2011 by Dave
Categories: Giveaways, Local Features, Show Preview | 4 comments

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