Tennessee-raised Colony House brings family rock ’n’ roll to the Ready Room

Colony House, formed in 2009 as the project of Caleb and Will Chapman, comes to St. Louis tomorrow night to perform at the Ready Room a year after performing at LouFest and Blueberry Hill. The band itself consists of Caleb (vocals and guitar), Will (drums), Scott Mills (guitar), and Parke Cottrell (bass).

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Ruby The RabbitFoot and of Montreal

What began as a quiet evening ended in an explosion of sound and color, as artists Ruby The RabbitFoot and of Montreal took the stage at the Ready Room this past Thursday night.

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A convergence of well…everything: Murmuration Festival 2016

“In nature, a murmuration is a flock of starlings that produces intricate patterns during flight.” The Murmuration Festival is, in its own words, “the convergence of art, music, science and tech.”

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St. Louis Symphony kicks off new season with a free concert in Forest Park

The St. Louis summer drew to a close last Wednesday night as several hundred St. Louisians piled in to enjoy the St. Louis Symphony give its first free performance of the 136th season. The evening’s program included an eclectic but familiar blend of music, with a lineup that included a couple of patriotic classics, a popular spiritual hymn, one of Mozart’s most recognizable tunes and “Raider’s March” from “Raiders of the Lost Ark.”

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Judah & the Lion unleashed

lthough LouFest may already seem like a distant memory, the sound and energy of music culture lives on. During the festival, I had the opportunity to sit down with Nate Zuercher, Spencer Cross, Judah Akers and Brian Macdonald of Judah & the Lion and get their take on their rise to stardom and their experience at this particularly muddy year of LouFest.

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The best of the ‘Fest: Cadenza’s picks on who rocked the weekend

The 2016 edition of LouFest may have suffered from mud pits and a severe lack of Beyonce, but there was plenty of great music to be found among both headliners and the less well-known names on the schedule.

Album Review: GROUPLOVE’s ‘Big Mess’

When listening to an album called “Big Mess,” you would think that the songs would be disjointed and unfinished. However, quite the opposite is true with GROUPLOVE’s third studio album.

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LouFest 2016: Down and dirty, emphasis on the dirty

After two days of heavy rain, LouFest 2016 opened Saturday afternoon with the south entrance under water, most of the field destroyed and a solid few inches of mud covering every surface.

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2016 has already been a big year for the musical group iLLPHONiCS, a hip-hop fusion group hailing from mere minutes away from Washington University’s Danforth Campus.

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St. Lucia for all to see: A Q&A with frontman Jean-Philip Grobler

I had the chance to talk with St. Lucia member Jean-Philip Grobler, who shared an honest and heartfelt recount of his start in the music world and the value that music holds firm in his life with me.

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