Top Ten St. Louis Music News Stories of 2010
As the old saying goes, no news is good news. However, no local news makes for a rather-boring music section - or music blog, as the case may be. If you aren't a regular visitor to this here music blog, definitely become one: We compile breaking news, show reviews and local tidbits here during the work-week (and sometimes even on the weekend). Out of all of our online coverage, however, the following ten stories stood out from the pack.
10. Guy Breaks Up With His Girlfriend Live on the Radio
It's not often that an Internet sensation happens right in our own backyard. But that's just what happened before Valentine's Day, when a caller broke up with his (allegedly) cheating girlfriend live on Woody and Rizzuto's morning show. The audio clip of the broadcast exploded all over the web soon after it aired, putting the Point's (105.7 FM) personalities on the national map.
9. The RFT Music Showcase moves downtown
After a long tenure in the Loop, the RFT's annual all-day Music Showcase headed downtown. For this year's model, bars and clubs along Washington Avenue hosted nominees in a variety of genres, while two outdoor stages also showcased talent during the day.
Photos from the event