This weekend features plenty of new releases from local groups including Seymour Awesome, Noisy Boyz, Dropkick the Robot, the Lion's Daughter and Indian Blanket. Besides that, the Rock N Roll Craft Show celebrates its tenth year, fans ban together to raise funds for the Tebeau family and much more. Snap out of that turkey coma and check out these recommendations and more after the jump!
Friday (November 29):
Rock N Roll Craft Show w/ Curtis J Brewer, The Foundry Field Recordings, Beth Bombara, Bluefish; DJs Jim Utz, Jason Gonulsen, Josh Wiese, Chris Lucas @ St. Louis Scottish Rite Cathedral 12 p.m. | free-$10 The Rock N Roll Craft Show celebrates its 10th year of indie crafts and homegrown music. The event begins with Black Friday but is also open to the public on Saturday and Sunday. Check out the after-party on Saturday evening at CAM for music from the Educated Guess and the Jungle Fire alongside Comedy in the Lou. See the official website for Rock N Roll Craft Show for details on all of the above. (MS)
A Benefit for the Tebeau Family w/ The Schwag All Stars @ Old Rock House 9 p.m. | $10-$18 The remaining, unincarcerated members of the Schwag band together to raise money for Jimmy Tebeau's family. Good cause! (DH)
Failed Mutation w/ Thumb Suckers, Lumpy and the Dumpers, Pink Sock @ Cafe Ventana 8:30 p.m. | $5 This punk/hardcore bill features Failed Mutation from Milwaukee and Thumb Suckers from Chicago, the latter which contains a St. Louis ex-pat previously of the group Masculine Journey. Click the links to hear the respective groups' tracks on Bandcamp. (MS)
Kevin Harris w/ Behindlings, DJ Ghost Ice @ Barbarella 10 p.m. | free Barbarella kicks off Instant Panorama, its monthly live electronic music nights, with a handful of the experimental scene's best. Behindlings features Chris Smentowski of Brain Transplant and Nathan Cook of Close/Far recordings. DJ Ghost Ice spins tunes between and after sets. (MS)