Blood Pony

7:30 p.m. Friday, January 8. Vintage Vinyl, 6610 Delmar Boulevard, University City.

Location Info


Vintage Vinyl

6610 Delmar Blvd.
University City, MO 63130

Category: Retail

Region: Delmar/ The Loop


Free. 314-721-4096.

In December, locals Blood Pony opened for the Rural Alberta Advantage and the Shaky Hands at Off Broadway. The sextet's vibrant indie-pop fit perfectly alongside the rickety charm of the former and the classic-rock-leaning propulsion of the latter. Vocalist Jim Walker, although at times wavering around the correct note, crooned like a worldly Conor Oberst, as insistent guitars swirled around him; trombone, violin and other twinkling percussion further added color and whimsy. Blood Pony's debut EP, Kissing Cities, is a good representation of its live sound; its well-constructed songs ebb, flow and crescendo in all the right places.