This week, check out our critics' recommendations, including Desaparecidos, M. Doughty and Death Angel. Read about these performers and more after the jump, and stay tuned to our weekend best bets post for more shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
8:30 p.m. Friday, October 19. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Please pardon my lack of enthusiasm today; I'm still mourning that crushing playoff-ending defeat our city's beloved Redbirds faced on Friday -- damn those victorious Nationals. Also, Dewey Defeats Truman! Oh, ESPN. There's good shows this week: Smashing Pumpkins plays the Chaifetz on Thursday -- i ... More >>
6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 9. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, 14141 Riverport Drive, Maryland Heights.
Depressed Buttons (a.k.a. a side project featuring members of Omaha synth scientists the Faint) deejayed at a special Thursday night dance party at the Gramophone. Co-promoted by London Calling and Get Serious!, the night kicked the weekend off early. Sarah Rusnak was there and took some photos. Her ... More >>
Todd OwyoungTodd Fink of the Faint at the Pageant, December 2008 As if December 1 didn't already have enough hard choices, what with Camera Obscura at Off Broadway and Holly Golightly at the Firebird: Depressed Buttons -- the DJ troupe featuring Faint members Clark Baechle, Todd Fink and Jacob Thiel ... More >>
8 p.m. Friday, December 12. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
6:30 p.m. Thursday, January 24. Creepy Crawl,3524 Washington Boulevard.
The Bureau files.
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