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The Best Concerts in St. Louis From July 28 to August 2
This week, catch acts including Nick Waterhouse, Helmet and Filter, Kings of Leon, the Washington Beach Bums and much more.
Cornerspotter: Cornerspotted: Highland & Willoughby, Sunset & Sunset Plaza
Congratulations to first-time commenter JC , who correctly guessed that the building that was a linen supply company on The Rockford Files sits at the northeast corner of Willoughby and Highland , and is home in real life to the Alsco linen service.
Detroit's United Sound Systems Recording Studio to give tour with a rockabilly focus
A historic recording studio that's helped produce the work of everyone from Aretha Franklin to George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic will open its doors Saturday to the public for a one-of-a-kind tour.
This is one of my newer poems that recently got published on Political Affairs .
Sittin' On the Dock of Broadway? Concord Music Group Sets Plans for Stax Records Musical
Look out, Motown , because Stax Records has its eyes set for Broadway as well! According to The Los Angeles Times , Concord Music Group intends to launch a musical telling the story of the Memphis record label that, in the 1950s and 60s, delivered the music of Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Booker T. and the M.G.s and more.
"There are specific instructions when Isaac Hayes comes on."
Wattstax [SLYT] is a 1973 documentary film about the 1972 Wattstax music festival, held at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum to commemorate the seventh anniversary of the Watts riots.