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[PHOTOS] Joshua Black Wilkins w/ Cassie Morgan and the Lonely Pine – 16 March 2014

A couple of us from IWTAS meandered down to Cherokee street on a brisk Sunday evening as the sun was going down and landed at Dead Wax Records. It’s a warm and inviting little record store brought to you by Casey … Continue reading

23. March 2014 by Jess
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[PHOTOS] The Lonely Wild and The Apache Relay at Old Rock House

Last Thursday, the Lonely Wild and the Apache Relay co-headlined Old Rock House. It was a nice night; the cold weather had broken and snow was melting all over the patio and the moon was out, clear and bright. I … Continue reading

10. March 2014 by Jess
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[PHOTOS] Beth Bombara at Off Broadway, Feb. 26th, 2014

A couple weeks back, Beth Bombara, along with Kit Hamon, Karl Eggers, JJ Hamon, and Corey Woodruff, headlined Off Broadway on a Wednesday night. Nashville crooner Samantha Harlow provided the honky tonk element for the evening and St. Louis up-and-comers … Continue reading

10. March 2014 by Jess
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[PHOTOS] Caroline Smith at Off Broadway – 02/20/14

Last Thursday, Caroline Smith warmed up Off Broadway with new R&B/pop numbers from her excellent 2013 album, as well as some old favorites from her earlier folk/pop releases. Smith’s band was as tight and as smiley as ever. As for … Continue reading

25. February 2014 by Jess
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REVIEW + PHOTOS: Jason Isbell w/ Robert Ellis at Off Broadway – February 10th, 2014

On Monday, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit along with violin virtuoso Amanda Shires took over Off Broadway for a stellar, sincere performance played to a sold-out audience. The crowd was polite, enthusiastic, and diverse; aging DBT fans staked their … Continue reading

12. February 2014 by Jess
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PHOTOS + REVIEW: Beth Bombara Music Video Release at Bridge

St. Louis scene-sters from all walks of life showed their IDs and walked down the narrow flight of stairs that opens to Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar‘s basement. The cavernous and impossibly cozy room was darkened. Attendees sipped beer, … Continue reading

04. February 2014 by Jess
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PHOTOS: Man Man w/ Xenia Rubinos at Off Broadway – 1/19/14

Man Man blew through St. Louis last night flaunting skeleton bodysuits and On Oni Pond, the group’s fifth studio record, which was released in September 2013. The show was a sell out and the club was at max capacity, with anxious … Continue reading

20. January 2014 by Jess
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Show Recap + Photos: Union Tree Review’s Final Set

In the fall of 2010, I stumbled upon a Union Tree Review show at Foam on Cherokee late one evening. I had been wandering around a bit that night – and pretty much every night that year – feeling a … Continue reading

18. November 2013 by Jess
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PHOTOS: Pretty Little Empire CD Release, The Union Electric 7″ Release

Last Saturday, an enthusiastic crop of St. Louis music fans were treated to a trio of bands that represent the finest our city has to offer. Last to Show First to Go jump started the evening in proper fashion (I … Continue reading

22. October 2013 by Jess
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PHOTOS: Blitzen Trapper w/ Bear Hive at Old Rock House

On Wednesday, Blitzen Trapper returned to St. Louis after a couple years of absence and opened up a can of Rocky Mountain Whoop Ass right there on Old Rock House’s stage. The set was long and varied, and featured older … Continue reading

20. September 2013 by Jess
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