The Potomac Accord

9 p.m. Saturday, September 3. The Heavy Anchor. 5226 Gravois Avenue.

Whatever direction piano-oriented indie rock takes in St. Louis, the Potomac Accord will be there, if only unconsciously, in shadows and echoes. Formed as a trio in 2000, the band, led by quavering singer, guitarist and keyboardist Andy Benn and drummer Jerry Green, released two studio albums: Silver Line On a Black Sea and In One-Hundred Years the Prize Will Be Forgotten, and toured far and wide on the dark, lyrical strength of its glow-through-the-gloom sound. Somewhere between New Order and Godspeed You! Black Emperor, the band erupts into Neil Young guitar grinds and post-jazz improvisations when you'd least expect it.

Location Info


The Heavy Anchor

5226 Gravois Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63116

Category: Bars and Clubs

Region: St. Louis - South City


$5. 314-352-5226.

What To Expect: After a four-year respite, who can say precisely where the Potomac Accord is headed, but fans of experimental, pop-conscious music should follow.