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 with which 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:
Def Leppard & Poison: The Rock of Ages Tour w/ Lita Ford, Sat., Aug. 25, 7 p.m., $29.50-$147. Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave., St. Louis, 314-977-5000.
El Monstero: Sat., July 14, $9.95 first week of sales. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, I-70 & Earth City Expwy., Maryland Heights, 314-298-9944.
Jukebox The Ghost: W/ Savoir Adore, Bright Moments, Thu., July 12, 8 p.m., $12. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
King Arthur: W/ PUJOL, Black For A Second, Doom Town, Bricklayer, Sat., May 5, 8 p.m., $5. El Lenador, 3124 Cherokee St., Saint Louis, 314-771-2222.
Ledisi: W/ Eric Benet, Fri., July 13, $42-$47. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.
Lovedrug: W/ Highway Headline, Wed., April 25, 7:30 p.m., $12. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700.
Mickey Avalon: W/ Millionaires, Sun., June 24, 8 p.m., $15-$18. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
Midwest Mayhem: W/ Little Rachel, Nee, Five and Dimers, Aaron Kamm and the One Drops, Warm Jets USA, Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost, Javier Mendoza, The KDHX Blues Band, Tight Pants Syndrome, Funky Butt Brass Band, The Folk School of St. Louis Showcase, Thu., May 10, 6:30 p.m. City Museum, 701 N. 15th St., St. Louis, 314-231-2489.
Motion City Soundtrack: W/ Henry Clay People, the Front Bottoms, Thu., June 21, 8 p.m., $18-$20. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
Penguin Prison: W/ Class Actress, Thu., May 31, 9 p.m., $13-$15. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
Plies: Sat., May 5, 6 p.m., $30-$60. Ambassador, 9800 Halls Ferry Road, North St. Louis County, 314-869-9090.
Snoop Dogg: Fri., May 25, 7 p.m., $30-$35. Pop's Nightclub, 1403 Mississippi Ave., St Louis, 618-274-6720.
Unknown Hinson: Fri., June 22, 8 p.m., $18-20. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.