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.
Ben Kweller: Thu., April 17, 8 p.m., $18-$23. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis.
Bluesweek Festival: W/ Royal Southern Brotherhood, Sat., May 24, 6 p.m.; Sun., May 25, 6 p.m., TBA. Chesterfield Ampitheater, 631 Veterans Place Drive, Chesterfield.
Bruxism No. 2: W/ Catholic Guilt, Derek Dadian-Smith, Nyfolt, DJ Mister Ben, Fri., March 14, 9 p.m., $5. Apop Records, 2831 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-664-6575.
Ded Weight Release: W/ Willis, Playing Possum, The Vanilla Beans, Animal Teeth, Fri., Feb. 28, 9 p.m., free. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis.
Eels: W/ Chelsea Wolfe, Fri., May 23, 8 p.m., $31-$36. The Sheldon, 3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, 314-533-9900.
The Faint: Sat., April 26, 9 p.m., $20-$23. The Ready Room, 4195 Manchester Ave, St. Louis.
Hellogoodbye: W/ Vacationer, Sat., May 10, 8 p.m., $15-$17. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
Kate Nash: Fri., April 4, 8 p.m., $15/$18. The Ready Room, 4195 Manchester Ave, St. Louis.
Marcus Roberts Trio: Thu., May 8, 8 p.m., $35-$40. The Sheldon, 3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, 314-533-9900.
Mates of State: Thu., April 17, 7 p.m., $20-$22. The Ready Room, 4195 Manchester Ave, St. Louis.
Needtobreathe: W/ Foy Vance, Fri., June 13, 8:30 p.m., $28.50-$36. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.
The Old Souls Revival CD Release: Fri., March 7, 10 p.m., $5. Stagger Inn Again, 104 E. Vandalia, Edwardsville, 618-656-4221.
Pearl & the Beard: Fri., March 14, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.
Per Aspera: W/ Perfect People, Arsenals, Tue., March 4, 7 p.m., free. Cafe Ventana, 3919 W Pine Blvd, St. Louis, 314-531-7500.
SXSCity: W/ The Jungle Fire, Mike Wehling and the Reverbs, Jason Hutton, Ransom Note, Fri., March 14, 7:30 p.m., $7. W/ Bagheera, Jedi Nighties, Cree Rider Family Band, Karate Bikini, Tommy Halloran's Guerilla Swing, Sun., March 16, 7:30 p.m., $7. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis.
Tori Amos: Fri., Aug. 1, 7 p.m., $39-$59. Peabody Opera House, 14th St. and Market St., St. Louis, 314-241-1888.
UNDERCURRENT: W/ Loose Screwz, Lumpy & the Dumpers, Fluff of Murder, Trauma Harness, Thu., March 27, 9 p.m., free. Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust St., St. Louis, 314-241-2337.
You Me At Six: Mon., May 12, 7 p.m., $18-$48. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050.
Mates of State