has never been much for the costumed and coiffed wannabillies, and they've never been much for her. Their loss. She had her fling with the punks in the late-'70s and early-'80s, but since then she's established herself as one of the purest interpreters of honky-tonk, western swing and the kind of rockabilly that doesn't need silly invocations of Satan and psychosis to raise a bit of hell. For Flores, a bluebird voice, unassailable knowledge of all hillbilly music (which includes rock & roll) and guitar licks hot enough to win her session work -- with musicians such as Butch Hancock and Terry Clarke -- count for more than all the bandanas and boots in Texas. Flores' most recent St. Louis gigs have been solo affairs, but this time she'll be fronting a trio. Smart bets say she'll tear south-side roofs off for miles.
Show starts at 9 p.m. Tickets are $8; call 314-351-5711 for more information.