Friday, August 19, 2011

The Ten Best Things to Do in St. Louis This Weekend: August 19-21

Posted By on Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 1:29 PM

The last time they were here, Blink 182 gave us sex, immature jokes and rock 'n' roll. We're hoping for more of the last one this time. - TODD OWYOUNG
  • Todd Owyoung
  • The last time they were here, Blink 182 gave us sex, immature jokes and rock 'n' roll. We're hoping for more of the last one this time.

This weekend is one for nostalgia. There's the PG-13 excess of the Nickelodeon '90s that comes with a concert fronted by Blink 182 (and shared with My Chem), but alongside it is the sticky sweet seasonal longing that will make you miss the beginning of this summer before Katy Perry has even finished belting out her final lines about it. It's a mixed bag again on the local scene, where Pokey Lafarge and the South City Three will take to South City with their new album Middle of Everywhere tomorrow. The Cold Cuts, Syna So Pro and a show dedicated entirely to the Beatles' Revolver round out a weekend of new music and old favorites.

Friday Blink 182 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater With My Chemical Romance 7 p.m. | $20

Pokey Lafarge and the South City Three Off Broadway With Colonel Ford 9:30 p.m. | $10-15 Roland Johnson and the Voodoo Blues Band Sevens 9 p.m.

Saturday

The Cold Cuts Firebird With Gizzle, E-Wat and Tha Pump 9 p.m. | $8

High Places Old Post Office Plaza With Ra Cailum, Us English, art by Carlie Trosclair 7 p.m.

Katy Perry Scottrade Center With Janelle Monáe 7 p.m. | $45

Pepperland plays the Beatles' Revolver Off Broadway With Moondog Acoustic (playing Dylan and the Grateful Dead) 9 p.m. | $8-11

Syna So Pro Schlafly Tap Room With the Skekses, O Fool 9 p.m.

Sunday

Super Jam 5 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater With Lil Wayne, Rick Ross and Keri Hilson 7 p.m. | $29.75-89.75 Tommy & the High Pilots Firebird With Stamps, Hey Penny, Tidal Volume 8 p.m. | $10

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