This weekend sees new releases from local bands the Langaleers, the Feed, and the Sun and the Sea. Besides that, you can catch the second installation of the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Kat Fest at Livery Company, enjoy a curated evening out on Art Hill featuring the sounds of Illphonics, or catch a number of other great shows around town. Read on for our recommendations.
Friday (July 25):
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Kat Fest w/ Zoned Out, King Worm, Vanilla Beans, Zen Zone, Beauty Pageant, Soap Scum, Faultfinder, Dad Jr., Cal and the Calories, Trauma Harness, Bad Dates, Posture, Shitstorm, Willis, Tubby Tom, Mouthsex, Pregnancy Test, Animal Teeth @ Livery Company 2 p.m. | $7-$12 A funfest for subversive weirdos and other St. Louis troublemakers. This lineup is seriously stacked with talent, and this show is guaranteed to be a rowdy one. Get the full schedule with a lineup for day two here. (DH)
JEFF the Brotherhood w/ D. Watusi, The Yowl @ Off Broadway 9 p.m. | $10-$13 JEFF the Brotherhood is made up of two brothers playing psyched-out grungy garage rock. Strangely, neither of their names are Jeff. (MS)
The Langaleers Album Release w/ The Joy Kills, Blackwell @ The Heavy Anchor 9 p.m. | $5 Festus-based group the Langaleers takes its alternative rock to the stage at south city's the Heavy Anchor. Hear them here. (MS)
Posture w/ Stonechat, Boland-Trull, Hoban-Carter @ Schlafly Tap Room 9 p.m. | free This show features a new local post-punk outfit, seasoned spastic rock and improvised sets from notable experimental musicians -- all in the name of raising funds for Pü Fest this fall. (MS)
Illphonics @ Art Hill 7 p.m. | free A movie and a show! The Saint Louis Art Museum prepares an easy outing: arrive at 6 p.m. to grab some grub from a local food truck, catch a set from Illphonics at 7 p.m., wander around the museum to burn some calories and stick around to see Field of Dreams to cap off the evening. (MS)
Also on Friday, Lil Debbie performs at the Firebird. Click on the link to learn more.