In Kansas City, the ribs are wet. In Memphis, the ribs are dry. But in St. Louis, the ribs are rockin'
! What other city bastes its baby-backs to the live tunes of Eddie Money? What other city swallows swine while swaying to Peter Frampton? What other city boasts a bone banquet in front of Candlebox, Kansas and Puddle of Mudd? None! St. Louis will be noshing and moshing when Rib America (www.ribamerica.com/St_Louis_Main
) rocks Memorial Day weekend at Soldiers Memorial Plaza (intersection of Market and Tucker, downtown; 314-622-4550). The official line-up: Friday, May 26 (11 a.m.-11 p.m.): Reverend Payton's Big Damn Band, 5 p.m.; Farrell Webber & Houses of the Holy, 6:30 p.m.; Peter Frampton, 9 p.m. Saturday, May 27 (noon-11 p.m.): Virgin Millionaires, 1:30 p.m.; Montrose, 4 p.m.; Candlebox, 6:30 p.m.; Puddle of Mudd, 9 p.m. Sunday, May 28 (noon-11 p.m.): The Jimmie Van Zant Band, 1:30 p.m.; April Wine, 4 p.m.; Head East, 6:30 p.m.; Kansas, 9 p.m. Monday, May 29 (noon-7 p.m.): Beatlemania Live, 1 p.m.; Eddie Money, 4 p.m. Admission is free before 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Sunday and all day Monday, with $3 admission after 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Children twelve and under are free.