Category Archives for Show Preview

Watch Kid Scientist’s Promo Video for Tonight’s Ben Kweller Show

Tonight, the ever-evolving Ben Kweller again plays Off Broadway. Roy Kasten has a perfectly succinct little preview here. One of STL’s most dance-able, resident electro-piano pop outfits, Kid Scientist, landed the supporting spot for this evening. And they are pumped up, … Continue reading

17. April 2014 by Jess
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TICKET GIVEAWAY: YEAH UTAH! Desert Noises @ Blueberry Hill

Have you ever met someone who cheated death? I had an aunt who claimed she’d almost died one time in a freak high-tension power line accident and her near-death experience made her a total badass for years. She gave no … Continue reading

16. April 2014 by Julie Dill
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‘Let’s see the punch-punch kick!’: STL’s Rulers Premiers Music Video for “The Perks”

One of the good things about living and listening in St. Louis right now is that there’s always one (okay, many) quality local acts that you’ve yet to discover. Recently, Brian McClelland of Blip Blap Video — and Middle Class … Continue reading

16. April 2014 by Jess
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GIVEAWAY: Win Tickets to the Apache Relay w/ the Lonely Wild at Old Rock House!

So a few weeks back all of us at IWTAS were scrambling around on a Saturday afternoon preparing for an evening house show at IWTAS HQ. I had some music playing overhead. All of a sudden our friend and co-conspirator … Continue reading

06. March 2014 by Jess
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[TICKET GIVEAWAY] Those Darlins w/ Diarrhea Planet and SPEEDBOATS at Off Broadway!

Thank goodness Nashville is just 4-ish hours from here. Thank goodness we’ve been happy hosts for Those Darlins over the years as they’ve changed lineups, refined their sound, and continue to release recorded material indicative of growth and maturity as … Continue reading

20. February 2014 by Jess
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[INTERVIEW] Happy Woman: Caroline Smith breaks free from folk roots with joyful pop record

On Thursday, Minneapolis’ Caroline Smith returns to Off Broadway behind her bright, R&B-laced 2013 pop record, Half About Being a Woman. Smith’s show this week will be her first in St. Louis since the album was released, and the show … Continue reading

17. 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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UPDATED 12/11/13 with new ticket sale time. We don’t usually use posts for concert announcements, but we thought this one was so neat we had to yell about it on the Internet. Some of you might have been present on … Continue reading

10. December 2013 by Jess
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CONTEST: Win a Pair of Tickets to See Midlake and Sarah Jaffe at Old Rock House

Midlake, of Denton, TX, put out a pretty new record this year called Antiphon, their first since the departure of principal singer/songwriter Tim Smith. Now guitarist Eric Pulido is steering the ship, and the band has produced a record that … Continue reading

03. December 2013 by Jess
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PREVIEW: The Safes, The Cripplers and Thee Fine Lines @ The Heavy Anchor 11/23

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: At 9:00 this Saturday night, Chicago indie darlings The Safes are coming to The Heavy Anchor to make you love them. Maybe that’s not their intent, but it will definitely be the result. Joining them … Continue reading

21. November 2013 by Julie Dill
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