Guess who's back in town playing Cicero's (6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-862-0009) on Thursday, July 20? That's right, it's cute-core fuzzheads Dressy Bessy
, who play St. Louis so often that they must be subletting an apartment here by now. Locals Tight Pants Syndrome
make a rare opening appearance. Tickets are $10 (although minors must cough up $3 extra) .... Ex-Stray Cat hellcat Lee Rocker
comes to town tonight as well, in support of his newest CD, Racin' the Devil
. He'll play at 8 p.m. at the VooDoo Lounge at Harrah's Casino (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights; 314-770-8100) for just $15.98. Under-21ers, take heart: He'll also play for free at Vintage Vinyl (6610 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-721-4096) at 4 p.m. .... Don't front: Toad the Wet Sprocket
will be playing for free at Live on the Levee (Overlook Stage, Sullivan Boulevard, on the Arch Grounds; 314-434-3434.) at 8 p.m. on Friday, July 21 and you'll be in the crowd yelling for "Walk on the Ocean."