This weekend marks the ten-year anniversary for Belleville's music-filled Herstory Weekend as well as local punk band Scene of Irony. St. Louis also gets two different tribute shows over the next couple of days: a Tribute to the Byrds at Off Broadway and a tribute to Shel Silverstein at the Gramophone. Read about all these shows and more in this week's top concert recommendations.
Friday (March 28):
10th Annual Herstory Weekend w/ Kim Massie & Solid Senders, Sarah Jane & the Blue Notes, The Oncomings, EarthSol, Bella & Lily, Phoebe Lieberman, Broken Cookie @ Governor French Academy 7 p.m. | $6/$8 This weekend festival in honor of Women's History Month takes place in Belleville, featuring a variety of music and live entertainment. Check out the full schedule and purchase tickets via the Tapestry of Community Offerings website. (MS)
Cabeza Twins w/ Animal Teeth, The Warden, Q @ Livery Company 9 p.m. | $5 This punk show in support of Cabeza Twins from Chicago also features two brand new bands: the Warden and Q. Bring earplugs. (MS)
Eight Miles High: A Tribute to the Byrds w/ The Aching Hearts, The Blu Skies, Brothers Lazaroff, Diesel Island, The Lettuceheads, The Love Experts, Magnolia Summer, Rogers & Nienhaus, Rough Shop, The Trio Project, The Trophy Mules @ Off Broadway 7 p.m. & 10 p.m. | $12-$28 You've been to a tribute show at Off Broadway before, right? So you know to expect top-notch local talent performing classic songs, surrounded by friends. Who couldn't love that? (DH)
Matt Wynn CD Release w/ Clockwork, Coyote Union @ Blueberry Hill 9 p.m. | $7 This guy made it to Hollywood on American Idol, but not much further. He has a great voice though -- pick up his debut album at this show. (DH)
Also on Friday night, consider heading over to the Demo to catch the unstoppable antics of Peelander-Z. For another option this evening, Apop Records hosts Okoiucho, the duo of Darin Gray and Chris Smentowski performing live improvisation to accompany Polish short films. Click the links for more info.
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