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Thursday, August 14, 2014

Jay Nixon finally clears up his schedule to tend to the crisis in Ferguson, but only after getting a bunch of crap about it

Posted By on Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 6:52 AM

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Jay Nixon is always traveling all over Missouri, promoting some idea of his or defending his decision to veto some wacky legislation put on his desk by lawmakers.

That's fine. That's what governors do.

Governors also show up and stick around when some part of their state descends into chaos. Nixon did that when Joplin got clobbered by a tornado in 2011. Nixon hasn't done that in Ferguson.

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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Hospital Ships on Spinner; read our profile of the band in this week's Pitch

Posted By on Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 7:33 AM

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Lonely Twin, the second album from Hospital Ships, is out next week, June 7. But you can stream it right now over at Spinner, so you know what it sounds like before you buy it with your money. And will you look at this? The Pitch has a story on bandleader Jordan Geiger (above) out today in the print edition. You can read it right here on the Internet! 

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Early signs that 2011 will be decent: cheaper ticket prices

Posted By on Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 12:46 PM

Tickets, tickets, tickets.
  • Tickets, tickets, tickets.

According to several sources, 2011 should usher in a new renaissance of cheaper ticket prices for struggling rock-mongers like you and me. Death + Taxes breaks down the stats:

In the span of twelve years the average price of a show went from $26 to $67, and it doesn't take an accountant to figure out that's a faster rate than inflation (it's approximately four times faster in case you were curious.)

Gah!

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Friday, October 8, 2010

Get tickets to Ra Ra Riot for ten bucks

Posted By on Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 2:45 PM

Ra Ra Riot
  • Ra Ra Riot

The headline says it all. Check out Ra Ra Riot -- the orchestral pop band, who recently released its long-awaited album, The Orchard -- at the Granada on Saturday night. Now, you can do it for just ten bucks. Bonus: all the members of the band are extremely attractive.


Find a link to buy cheap-o tickets after the jump.

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Leon Russell at Knuckleheads on Thursday, before he goes on tour with Elton John

Posted By on Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 3:23 PM

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Leon Russell is collaborating with Elton John on a new album produced by T Bone Burnett called The Union, which will be released on October 19. Catch the star on this Thursday at Knuckleheads, before he plays a bunch of dates with other super-famous people (like John Mellencamp, Elvis Costello, Gregg Allman, Ralph Stanley, Jeff Bridges, Neko Case and Jim James, for example.)

Get tickets here, for $25. 

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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Free Bonnie 'Prince' Billy EP featuring Cheyenne Marie Mize, who happens to be at Czar Bar tonight

Posted By on Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 8:35 AM

Cheyenne Marie Mize, tonight at Czar Bar.
  • Cheyenne Marie Mize, tonight at Czar Bar.

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