Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new shows, so you can do some digging of your own and let us know which ones you are excited about! Click through and start planning ahead.
Amon Amarth: W/ Sabaton, Skeletonwitch, Wed., Oct. 29, 8 p.m., $25/$27.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.
Black Label Society: W/ Wovenwar, Kying, Tue., July 29, 7 p.m., $27-$30. Pop's Nightclub, 401 Monsanto Ave., East St. Louis, 618-274-6720.
Black Lips: W/ The King Khan & BBQ Show, Mon., Sept. 15, 8:30 p.m., $20. The Ready Room, 4195 Manchester Ave, St. Louis.
Clownvis Presley: W/ Bruiser Queen, Fri., July 4, 9 p.m., $10. Atomic Cowboy, 4140 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-775-0775.
Dumpstaphunk: W/ Honey Island Swamp Band, Dirtfoot, Al Holliday & the Eastside Rhythm Band, The Funky Butt Brass Band, Rhythm Section Road Show, Sat., July 12, 6 p.m., $22-$25. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.
The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Kat Fest: W/ Shit Storm, Zoned Out, Q, King Worm, Willis, Mousesex, Tubby Tom, Pregnancy Test, Beauty Pageant, Faultfinder, Zen Zone, Animal Teeth, Soap Scum, Cal & the Calories, Dad Jr., Beta Boyz, Fri., July 25, 2 p.m., $7-$12. W/ Antithought, 32 pc Vintage Party Set, Hyborian, Blood Shaman, 6ower, Babe Lords, Dead Daisies, Playing Possum, The Vanilla Beans, Stonechat, Braining, Gigantic, Wolf Luv, Nos Bos, Night Moves, Black Panties, Dusty Fingers, Life Like, Pink Sock, Sat., July 26, 1 p.m., $7-$12. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis.
Islands: Sat., Aug. 30, 8:30 p.m., $12/$14. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
Lee Fields and the Expressions: W/ Big Brother Thunder & the Master Blasters, Hal Greens, Sat., Sept. 20, 9 p.m., $20/$25. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700.
Lunch Beat One-Year Anniversary: W/ DJ Agile 1, Wed., June 18, noon, free. Melt, 2712 Cherokee Street, St. Louis, 314-771-6358.
Masked Intruder: W/ Direct Hit!, The Priceduifkes, The Humanoids, Wed., July 2, 8:30 p.m., $12-$14. The Demo, 4191 Manchester Ave, St. Louis.
Matisyahu: Wed., Oct. 1, 8 p.m., $25/$30. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.
The Mavericks: Sun., Nov. 23, 8 p.m., $55. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.
The Mentors: Tue., July 8, 8 p.m., $12-$15. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050.
Old Webster Jazz & Blues Festival: W/ Funky Butt Brass Band, Big Brother Thunder and the Master Blasters, The Gene Dobbs Bradford Blues Experience, Webster University Jazz Ensemble, Marquise Knox with Big George Brock, Erin Bode, St. Louis All-Stars, Webster Groves High School Jazz Band, Jim Manley & Wild Cool and Swingin', Sat., Sept. 20, noon, free. Webster Groves, N. Gore and W. Lockwood avenues, Saint Louis.
Search Parties Album Release: W/ Dots Not Feathers, Bear Hive, Humdrum, The Mhurs, Fri., July 11, 7:30 p.m., $8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
Lee Fields & the Expressions