Tag Archives for The Firebird

Real Estate + Pure X @ The Firebird

Here in St. Louis, cool weekend club shows are special, since nationally-touring acts generally pass through town during the week. Not to go all adulting on you, but there are few moments more powerful than the promise of a catharsis … Continue reading

31. March 2014 by Julie Dill
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UME + This City of Takers @ The Firebird 3/23

It’s 2014. Is carbon fiber more bad-ass than metal? Asking for a friend. Austin’s UME achieved high honors on a Sunday night at The Firebird: audience members threw devil horns! Granted, my show going trends toward mellow/sad bastard/chamber pop, but I’ve been … Continue reading

24. March 2014 by Julie Dill
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TWOFER: Friday, November 15th – Foxing Album Release at The Firebird

NOTE: This week’s TWOFER is so great, we’re giving each half its own blog post. For information on another notable local album release show happening this evening, head here. For a year or so, the young and charismatic Foxing has been … Continue reading

15. November 2013 by Jess
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The Fortnightly: November 10th – November 24th

  Illustrated by Annie McCance   Soon, we’ll all begin to hibernate in front of the impersonal glow of our screens for the winter. Undoubtedly you’ll find yourself under a blanket one evening, on your couch, with one finger poised … Continue reading

11. November 2013 by Jess
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PREVIEW AND CONTEST: Deer Tick’s Vintage Vinyl In-store!

A lot’s been said about Deer Tick’s “transformation” over the past year or so, as leader John McCauley continues to be honest and frank about the inspiration behind the band’s new record. Turbulence and change in McCauley’s family, his romantic … Continue reading

01. November 2013 by Jess
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TICKET GIVEAWAY: BRONCHO at The Firebird!

Tulsa garage rockers BRONCHO don’t strike me as time wasters. Their 2010 introductory performance clocked in at a mere 15 minutes, the guys having torn through 6 entire songs. And that’s what we get when we listen to BRONCHO: a … Continue reading

23. October 2013 by Jess
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CONTEST: Win a Pair of Tickets to See Dessa at The Firebird

This Tuesday, poet, rapper, writer, and vocalist Dessa will again perform at the Firebird, and again we’ll all be better off for it. Following her 2005 debut EP, the Doomtree hip hop collective member now has three full-length solo albums under … Continue reading

29. July 2013 by Jess
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Memorial Day 2013: A Show Roundup

Giddyup, y’all – Memorial Day 2013 is chock full of cool shows to attend over 4 days, and while Obama’s Weather Machine might throw us an isolated thunderstorm here and there in STL this weekend, it’ll be glorious and pleasant … Continue reading

22. May 2013 by Jess
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Black Moth Super Rainbow, The Hood Internet, & Oscillator Bug at The Firebird

Last Wednesday, upon entering The Firebird, I spoke words to exactly two adult humans before ambling my way up front to take photos and thereby encountering a young man (Hi Jake!) who posed the following question as soon as I … Continue reading

20. May 2013 by Jess
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TICKET GIVEAWAY: Black Moth Super Rainbow w/ The Hood Internet at The Firebird

You guys. This video is so weird and perfectly unsettling and kinda NSFW, but don’t let that distract you from the fact that Black Moth Super Rainbow‘s “Hairspray Heart” is the jaaaaaaaaaaaaaam for Summer 2013. Put it on your Spotify … Continue reading

13. May 2013 by Jess
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