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Concert Review | The Bottle Rockets at Off Broadway in St. Louis

Somehow, the band from Festus, Missouri made it through. But it’s not like The Bottle Rockets have gone completely under the radar. In 2007, Stephen King (yes, the guy who wrote Carrie) called them “America’s premier bar band . . . often categorized as alt-country — by people who need categories.” They’ve toured extensively with … Read more

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Concert Preview | The 10 Best Bottle Rockets Songs

On Saturday at The Pageant, Schlafly will celebrate its 21st birthday with local bands The Bottle Rockets, Bunnygrunt, and Old Lights. The show is free, although you’ll need a ticket to enter. And, sorry, but all tickets have now sold out.  All three bands are worth the trip down to The Pageant, but for this … Read more

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Jam of the Day | The Bottle Rockets – Better Than Broken

I wanted more than you would give Maybe you were afraid to live With someone who loved you Oh, but there will be plenty of love on Saturday at Off Broadway for the Open Highway Music Festival. That’s when the Bottle Rockets will headline day four of the inaugural festival that also includes Ben Nichols … Read more

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Full Report: LouFest Music Festival

It almost seemed too good to be true. A true outdoor music festival in Saint Louis, one where you could sit on your blanket or in a lawn chair all day, drinking and conversing with friends and music lovers? Really? In Saint Louis? LouFest delivered on its promise: to make everything easy, like you were … Read more

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A Speakers Endorsed Show | Rockhouse Ramblers Reunion

If you’ve lived in Saint Louis for any significant amount of time, you probably remember a local rockabilly band called Rockhouse Ramblers. (KDHX claims, “In their day, [they were] the hottest honky tonk band” in the city). According to founder Kip Loui, from 1999 to 2005, the band “played pretty much every bar, nightclub, dance … Read more