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April 4, 2017

Meet Sam Elfanbaum, a St. Louis native with a killer voice

Whether singing lead vocals in his band’s latest music video or performing with MU’s music department, this local musician should be on your radar.

April 3, 2017

G#’s Musical Radar: Local Natives talks about mixing politics and music

G#’s Musical Radar: Local Natives talks about mixing politics and music

Vocalist Kelcey Ayer said the band’s latest album “stands as a symbol of hope for change and a better future.”

March 19, 2017

G#’s Musical Radar: Judah & the Lion discusses its latest album

G#’s Musical Radar: Judah & the Lion discusses its latest album

Banjo player Nate Zuercher talks about the creative process behind “Folk Hop N’ Roll.”

Oct. 17, 2015

Toro y Moi to bring funky sound to Columbia

Chaz Bundick: “That’s who sees music is college kids. They tend to understand that live music is important to have in your life.”

Oct. 15, 2015

Cereus Bright to illuminate Rose Music Hall

The Tennessee band will perform their modern folk, and maybe a Bee Gees cover, along with two other groups.

Sept. 23, 2015

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors give songs a second life on the road

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors give songs a second life on the road

Tennessee band performs Sunday at Roots N Blues.

Sept. 23, 2015

Rebirth Brass Band takes the stage at Roots N Blues

Rebirth Brass Band takes the stage at Roots N Blues

Grammy Award-winning New Orleans group to perform at festival this weekend

Sept. 2, 2015

Indie rock band Ne-Hi visits Cafe Berlin

Chicago band plays to small audience in CoMo in one of the last stops on their tour.

May 8, 2015

Vinyette brings alt-grunge authenticity to Midwest tour

The New York natives performed Wednesday night at The Bridge.

May 5, 2015

Judah & the Lion to play Mizzou-A-Palooza

Judah & the Lion to play Mizzou-A-Palooza

The Nashville-based band will bring honesty and simplicity to their May 7 performance.

April 28, 2015

Singer-songwriter crafts ‘western blues’

Jesse Lafser will play songs from her new album “Raised on the Plains” at The Bridge.

April 21, 2015

Strand of Oaks embodies brutally honest rock ‘n’ roll

Strand of Oaks embodies brutally honest rock ‘n’ roll

The band is slated to play April 22 at Rose Music Hall.

April 14, 2015

Managers and artists bond over common goal

Managers and artists bond over common goal

Greenlight Management works with student bands.

April 14, 2015

Tinder match led to formation of A Simple Exchange

Tinder match led to formation of A Simple Exchange

The local folk band first debuted in Columbia in May 2014.

April 7, 2015

Drew Holcomb heals and delights with album and tour

Drew Holcomb heals and delights with album and tour

Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors will perform on April 11 at The Blue Note.

March 31, 2015

Tidal Volume still making waves after high school

Tidal Volume still making waves after high school

St. Louis-born band Tidal Volume will play at Rose Music Hall on April 9.

March 13, 2015

Richmond band builds energy through relentless touring

Richmond band builds energy through relentless touring

People’s Blues of Richmond is a vigorous rock band that focuses on its very loud and very entertaining live show.

March 10, 2015

The Rollups release their self-titled debut album

The Rollups release their self-titled debut album

The Rollups are a Columbia-based band that is putting a funky twist on alternative rock.

Feb. 17, 2015

Ray Wild immerses itself in ’70s vibes in first EP

Ray Wild immerses itself in ’70s vibes in first EP

The college band draws from rock influences to offer groovy sound.

July 10, 2012

Minus the big label machine

Minus the big label machine

10 Years goes on tour to promote the first album from the band's own label.

May 6, 2011

Slippy LaRue's last waltz

Slippy LaRue's last waltz

Bassist Brandon Sanborn is en 'LaRoute' to Los Angeles.

Aug. 17, 2010

Glitching to the beat of its own drum

Electronic threesome The Glitch Mob rolls into The Blue Note.

Aug. 11, 2010

Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears find something sweet

The Austin-based band incorporates blues influences in their music.

May 4, 2010

Local Natives shine at South by Southwest festival

The band includes graphic artists as members and produces its own artwork.

April 16, 2010

Life's a beach for Rogue Wave

Life's a beach for Rogue Wave

The California-based band made its new album in Deep South.

April 16, 2010

OK Go makes the impossible possible

OK Go makes the impossible possible

Their new album breaks free from labels.

April 16, 2010

What's behind Final Veil?

The band will perform April 17 at Mojo's with Moon Belly Dance Studio.

April 13, 2010

Big changes for The Used with _Artwork_

Big changes for The Used with Artwork

The album showcases a simpler sound.

April 9, 2010

Japandroids: Not for the faint of heart

The rough-around-the-edges duo will hit Mojo's April 12.

April 6, 2010

Black Lips tours, stirs up controversy

Black Lips tours, stirs up controversy

The group once fled India after a racy performance.

March 23, 2010

Portugal. The Man shares its own _American Ghetto_

Portugal. The Man shares its own American Ghetto

The Alaskan band pumped out its new album in about two weeks.

March 23, 2010

Boreal Hills promises blues-rock

Boreal Hills promises blues-rock

The local band got its start at Mojo's.

March 19, 2010

Get down with The Getdown Underground

The band brings reggae to Columbia.

March 16, 2010

Man in the Ring gains local success

Man in the Ring gains local success

The local band will play two benefit concerts this weekend.

March 12, 2010

Titus Andronicus goes hi-fi

The band's new album reaches to the Civil War for inspiration.

Feb. 26, 2010

The Low Anthem doesn't play by the rules

These Ivy Leaguers got their start at Brown University.

Feb. 26, 2010

Avett Brothers _I and Love and You_ takes the cake

Avett Brothers I and Love and You takes the cake

The album marks the band's entry into a new era.

Feb. 12, 2010

Inspiration strikes St. Vincent

Annie Clark's Actor is a defiant statement against the sophomore slump.

Feb. 5, 2010

The Blue Note hosts Girls

The Smith Westerns will be one opening act Monday.

Jan. 29, 2010

SSLYBY learns from the past

SSLYBY learns from the past

Phil Dickey explains the merits of Chris Walla and '16 and Pregnant.'