Hard Working Americans at Old Rock House in St. Louis 8/25/2015

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Sometime during the year 2013 folk singer-songwriter Todd Snider was talking with one of his good buddies Dave Schools, who also happens to play bass in a band called Widespread Panic, about his love for jam music and wanting to do something like that one day. Snider says he never expected it to come to fruition, but Schools said he was interested. Snider contacted keyboardist Chad Staehly from Great American Taxi and told him that Dave Schools was on board. By the ... Read More

REVIEW / PHOTOS: 6/1/2015 Tame Impala at The Pageant – St. Louis

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Tame Impala Psyches Out The Pageant  Words and Photos by Bradley Darby   Australian psych-rockers Tame Impala stopped by The Pageant on Monday night and somehow found a way to convey your Uncle Mark’s acid flashbacks from the 60’s and 70’s through a live music experience. When it comes to recorded music, Tame Impala is Kevin Parker.  Parker writes all of the songs and creates the textured and dynamic music himself while playing every instrument and using techniques such as reverb and fuzzing to melt your mind.  However, the ... Read More

Sixth Annual LouFest Music Festival Lineup Released / Sept 12 – 13 / St. Louis, MO

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  For the sixth year in a row, beautiful Forest Park in St. Louis, MO will be turned into a small town of its own when more than 35,000 people descend on the Central Fields for the LouFest Music Festival.  This year the festival is set to take place on Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13. Previous LouFest lineups have brought the best of both major headlining acts like The Flaming Lips, Wilco, Arctic Monkeys, Cake, Outkast and The Killers to smaller up ... Read More

REVIEW: Dave Rawlings Machine at The Sheldon Concert Hall – St. Louis 6/25/14

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Dave Rawlings Machine at The Sheldon Concert Hall - St. Louis 6/25/14 The five piece Americana string quintet put together by folk singer/songwriter David Rawlings is something really special. Rawlings has assembled an all-star cast of musicians that includes his partner in crime for the last 20 years Gillian Welch, former Old Crow Medicine Show member Willie Watson, and Punch Brothers bassist Paul Kowert. He also found this guy they call John Paul Jones that used to play bass in a little band ... Read More

PREVIEW LouFest 2014 – Sept 6 & 7 – Feat. Outkast, Arctic Monkeys, Cake, Grouplove and More!

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On September 6 & 7 the LouFest Music Festival will return to the beautiful Forest Park in St. Louis for a fifth straight year. LouFest is growing yet again, with a rumored FOURTH stage now being added after a third being brought into the mix last year. It was estimated that the 2013 version brought in more than 15,000 people each day, more than double the previous year. The last five years have provided concert goers with a very eclectic mix of ... Read More

Leverage Models Invade Vintage Vinyl, 03/18/14

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Leverage Models Vintage Vinyl, St. Louis, MO 03/18/14 By BzNtzSTL I just can't stay away from Vintage Vinyl and, its for good reason too. The special events/instores they frequently host are just too good to pass up. On a nice, chilly Tuesday night in St. Louis, the Leverage Models from New York stopped by the give everyone reason to funk it up. Earlier in the week I won a Twitter contest put on by Vintage Vinyl for ZZ Ward concert tickets. I had ... Read More

The Lonely Wild Live From Vintage Vinyl 03.06.14

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The Lonely Wild Vintage Vinyl 03.06.14 by bzntzstl Before thier show later that evening at The Old Rock House, The Lonely Wild came to Vintage Vinyl in The Delmar Loop for a intimiate performance. I was lucky enough to of caught the instore put on by Royal Teeth earlier that day so I hung around the famous loop and grabbed a bite to eat. It was a bright, very sunny day in St. Louis the perfect weather for getting out of the house for some ... Read More

Royal Teeth Brings Their ” Glow ” to Vintage Vinyl 03.06.2014

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Royal Teeth 03.06.14 by bzntzstl On a beautiful, bright day in the Delmar loop in Saint Louis, MO. Royal Teeth, a five piece band from New Orleans, LA stopped by Vintage Vinyl for a stripped down acoustic performance before their show at the Demo later that evening. They are on the road promoting their latest release " Glow " which is on Dangerbird Records and features the single " Wild ". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLbdGZ2tAx8& It is always a wonderful feeling being at Vintage Vinyl, good ... Read More

††† (Crosses) Kicks Off 2014 In St. Louis

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††† Crosses Opens 2014 Tour in St. Louis Words by Bradley Darby (FOLLOW on Twitter/ LIKE on Facebook) In 2011 Deftones front man Chino Moreno got together with childhood friend and fellow musician Shaun Lopez, who plays guitar for Far, as well as Chuck Doom to form a new group that Moreno said would “be minimal and soothing…. kinda like the stuff I listen to when I’m not screaming my head off.” From their vision, Crosses was born. Technically its listed like this, †††… ... Read More

ROAD TO PAID DUES TOUR ST. LOUIS, THE GRAMOPHONE 03/05/13

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Road To Paid Dues, The Gramophone, 03/05/13 Photo's/Words : BeezNutzSTL Paid Dues is a independent hip hop festival held annually in Pomona, California. This week some of my favorite artist came out to rock The Gramophone in St. Louis on The Road To Paid Dues tour. Thanks to my good friends Kathy and Curtis, I have known about and been a fan of Prof for years now. My friends Kathy, Curtis and I all decided to meet up and ride downtown together. That way we ... Read More

Soul Asylum Kicks Off 2013 Tour With a Party In St. Louis!!!

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Soul Asylum The Old Rock House 1/30/13 Words/Photos By BeezNutzStl I have always liked Soul Asylum, they remind me of good times in my childhood. I never got to see them during the 90's and missed them every time since. They had just came out with a new album last year. When I heard they were coming to one of my favorite places in St. Louis, I jumped on the chance to go. The Old Rock House is the perfect place for a band ... Read More

ZZ Ward Stops In Vintage Vinyl For Instore Performance 12/02/12

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ZZ WARD VINTAGE VINYL 12/02/12 PHOTOS/VIDEOS/WORDS by BzNtz Before Vintage Vinyl posted a event called " ZZ Ward Instore Performance " on Facebook. I had never heard of this young rising star. I had the night off work because, I was going to see Coheed and Cambria later in the evening. So my girlfriend and I decided to hit the local record store for some free tunes first. So coming into this show, my knowledge of ZZ was extremely limited. I knew she had ... Read More

BLUEPRINT, MAD DUKEZ, AND MATHIAS AND THE PIRATES

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Blueprint, Mad Dukes, Mathias and The Pirates The Firebird 11/29/12 Words/Photos/Videos : BzNtz I must admit, I feel bad for sleeping on Blueprint for as long as I did. With some many choices in music these days, its easy for great artist be over looked. A few years back I saw a show he did with Atmosphere and he stole the show for me. He has so much depth, passion and great lyrics in his music. His beats are alive with his pulse, because he ... Read More

BeezNutz Races Through St. Louis To Catch 3oh!3 11/02/12

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3oh!3 St. Louis, MO Rock N' Roll Marathon, 11/02/12 Words/Photos/Video: BzNtZ I can remember back to the 08' warped tour, and how 3oh!3 was on that tour. They had a new CD that was supposed to drop on that tour, it had leaked before the release date. Instead of bitching, 3oh!3 burnt copies of the new CD on CDR signed them and sold them for 5 bucks. My friend Steve has one of these, he was the one to introduce me to the band that ... Read More

Split Lip Rayfield – Old Rock House in St. Louis 5/26/12

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  Words/Pictures/Video by Bradley Darby   Everyone's favorite bluegrass band that features a gas tank bass invaded the Old Rock House stage in St. Louis once again for yet another stellar show. Split Lip Rayfield, the 3 piece touring machine from Kansas, brought their blend of punk and metal inspired bluegrass music back to the Old Rock House stage. The last time they stopped in was last fall with the Legendary Shack Shakers and Mountain Sprout, one of my favorite shows of 2011, also at the Old Rock House. Jeff Eaton, ... Read More

POLICA COMES TO ROCK ST. LOUIS 02/27/12

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Polica Old Rock House, Saint Louis, MO 02/27/2012 Words/Photos/Videos by BeezNutz Just a few days before this show I had no idea who Polica was. Thanks to boredom and a quick youtube search I decided I would go check it out. This interesting new 4 piece band made up of two drummers, bass and a singer are from Minneapolis, MN. Recently they have released a new debut album titled " Give You The Ghost " and have been on tour promoting that ... Read More

LIL WYTE DEBUTS NEW SONGS IN ST. LOUIS 02/04/12

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I have to start this post by saying this night leading up to the show sucked more than anyone could ever imagine. I tried to do something nice for someone that means a lot to me and it just got thrown back in my face ten fold. It was incredible how shitty I felt. That being said I had different plans for this night. I love seeing Lil Wyte and he always shows the crowd a good time. However it just wasn't ... Read More

Hopsin Sags His Pants In St. Louis! 01/14/12

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I have to start this by saying thank you Firebird for hosting so many great shows in the past few years. If you wanna watch people become stars, this is a great place to do that. With all genres of music at The Firebird each day, I often check their website for new listings. While searching last week, I noticed a fimilar name : Hopsin was coming to rock. Oddly enough it was a early show that was scheduled to start at 5 ... Read More

St. Louis Honors Chuck Berry With Statue In Delmar Loop!

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Today I woke up, ate a quick bite and headed down to the Historic Delmar Loop. The Delmar Loop is a great street of shops, restaurants, books and record shops. It's also boast the St. Louis Walk Of Fame and various other gems that makes my city great. Well today they added another attraction to the already impressive list. They added a statue honoring the great Rock and Roll icon Chuck Berry. Now and forever sitting across the street from Blueberry Hill is ... Read More