The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: August 16 to 18

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Bruiser Queen 7" Release - Saturday, August 17 @ Livery Company

Daniel Hill made it back from the Gathering of the Juggalos alive, you guys! Let's celebrate by seeing some shows while he slowly adjusts to a regular, civilized life (sort of) once again. Plenty of great local releases await this weekend including new tunes from Dock Ellis Band, Bruiser Queen and Black Fast. Read more about these and more recommendations after the jump.

Friday (August 16):

Afroman w/ Beach Bum Alcoholics, DJ Broz, VibeSteady @ The Demo 7 p.m. | $12-$15 Afroman's back! Stick around later on to catch an after-party with Sidewalk Chalk.(MS)

Dock Ellis Band Album Release w/ Diesel Island, John Krane @ Off Broadway 9 p.m. | $10-$13 Preview the new album Bad Songs and Waltzes and head to South Broadway to see the honky-tonk in action. (MS)

Homecoming: Back to the Bassics w/ Tim Ismag, DJ Dara, Locknar @ Old Rock House 8 p.m. | $12.50/$20 Tim Ismag travels all the way from Russia for a DJ set at 2720 Cherokee. In Soviet Russia, bass drops you! (DH)

Also on Friday, check out Excision and the Black Fast CD Release. Click on the links to learn more.

Saturday (August 17):

Bruiser Queen 7" Release w/ The Switchblade Kid, Boreal Hills, Suzi Trash @ Livery Company 9 p.m. | free The new Bruiser Queen 7" is here! Check out the fearless duo's new music video and pick up a copy of your own to spin in your room. (MS)

Kurt Vile and the Violators w/ Sonny & the Sunsets @ The Firebird 8 p.m. | $16-$20 Vile, formerly of The War On Drugs, comes back through with his Violators. (DH)

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