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:
Animal Collective: W/ Dan Deacon, Wed., March 20, 8 p.m., $25/$27.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.
Bearhug: W/ Escalade, Bath House Boys, Sat., Feb. 2, 9 p.m., TBA. Bad Dog Bar & Grill, 3960 Chouteau Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-0011.
Benefit Concert for Tony Perolio: W/ Jon Hardy and the Public, The Blind Eyes, Arthur and the Librarian, Sat., Jan. 26, 9 p.m., free. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363.
Dudes Magazine Issue 20 Release Show: W/ Haddonfields, Lipstick Homicide, Business Papers, Tight Bros, The Raging Nathans, The Heat Tape, Breakmouth Annie, Googolplexia, Fri., Jan. 25, 7 p.m., $10 Dudes Magazine Issue 20 Release Show W/ 30 Helens Agree, Better Days, Guy Morgan, Rad Payoff, Dethwarrant, Cool Mutants, The Hospital Job, Spruce Bringsteen, Nato Coles + the Blue Diamond Band, Masked Intruder, Sass Dragons, The Winchester, Sat., Jan. 26, 4:30 p.m., $10. Lemmons, 5800 Gravois Ave., Saint Louis, 314-481-4812.
Firebird 4 Year Anniversary: W/ Volcanoes, The Breaks, The Brainstems, Roundheels, Fri., Feb. 1, 9 p.m., $5. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
Free Bass 3: W/ Tommy Guns VS Undertow VS Dr. Awkward, Mohawk VS David Fields & Beau Lemaster, Automatic Man VS Dylan Thomas, Baytron VS Hendrix, Brian R VS TVOR, Vic Damone VS Noah, Imza VS Jon Dent, Blush VS Meehie Murda, Zakk VS Tiki, Scooby Blue VS Toby, Dirty Disco Dancers VS Digital Dolls, Sat., Jan. 26, 9 p.m. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.
Goat: Wed., May 1, 8 p.m., $10-$12. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.
Honey Island Swamp Band: W/ Jimmy Thackery, Thu., Feb. 28, 5 p.m., $15-$18. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.
Hoodie Allen: W/ AER, Wed., March 13, 8 p.m., $20-$22.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.
Joan of Arc: W/ Foxing, Good Luck at the Hog Slaughter, Sat., Feb. 23, 8 p.m., $10/$13. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-775-3366.
KSLU Website Launch Party: W/ Troubadour Dali, Golden Curls, MME, Acorns to Oaks, Fri., Jan. 25, 7 p.m., $5/$8. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686.
Les Gruff and the Billy Goat CD Release: W/ Langen Neubacher and the Defeated County, Ben Sturdevant, Fri., March 1, 8 p.m., $8/$10. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686.
Mutilation Rites: W/ Indian, Ashes and Iron, Everything Went Black, Mon., March 11, 8 p.m., $10-$12. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050.
Chuck Ragan: W/ Dave Hause, Tim McIlrath, Rocky Votolato, Jenny O, Mon., April 8, 5 p.m., $18-$20. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.
Samathan Crain CD Release: Tue., Feb. 19, 8:30 p.m., $8. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700.
Sidewalk Chalk: W/ Thelonius Kryptonite, Tiffany Elle, Fri., Feb. 1, 9 p.m., $10/$13. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-775-3366.
Vintage Trouble: Fri., Feb. 15, 9 p.m., $15/$18. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-775-3366.
Wax Tailor: W/ Sam Lachow, 18andCounting, DJ Needles, Sat., Feb. 2, 9 p.m., $15/$18. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-775-3366.
Widespread Panic: Tue., April 9, 7:30 p.m.; Wed., April 10, 7:30 p.m., $42.40-$49.50. Peabody Opera House, 14th St. and Market St., St. Louis, 314-241-1888.