Monday, December 3, 2012
RFT: The Ten Best Rock Clubs in St. Louis
Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2012 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're working our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. This week: The best blues clubs in St. Louis.
It almost goes without saying, but we'll say it anyway: There's just not a better place to hang out in St. Louis, for various and sundry reasons, than Blueberry Hill. But let's tick a few of them off: They've got great food, including world-class burgers; a wide array of beers; and ambiance -- in the form of bar owner Joe Edwards' lifelong obsession with collecting records, posters, comic books, satyr statues, you name it -- that's second to none. You can go there to play darts, pinball and video games; smoke a fine cigar; pump some quarters into the jukebox; or just wait around for Bob Costas to show up. And the the Duck Room, arguably our town's finest small-sized music venue, presents terrific national acts and monthly gigs by St. Louis' own Chuck Berry.
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