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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

English Beat, Willie Nelson, Orgone and More in This Week's New Show Announcements

Posted By on Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 1:04 PM

Sting - June 5 @ The Fabulous Fox Theatre. Just look at that lustrous Aquanet mane -- dashing.
  • Sting - June 5 @ The Fabulous Fox Theatre. Just look at that lustrous Aquanet mane -- dashing.

Once again, here is every newly announced show this week! Two-tone ska band the English Beat will be playing Blueberry Hill on April 21; time to dig up your wingtip shoes and checkered suspenders and try to remember how to skank. Also on April 21st is the one year anniversary show for local South-side venue the Heavy Anchor; Bunnygrunt, Ravenhill and Black Bears will play and the show is free. California's Orgone will bring its '70s-era funk sound to the Old Rock House on May 29. Put the wingtips and suspenders back in the closet; grow an afro and wear something made of polyester. Sting and Willie Nelson are coming to town as well (seperately). I don't need to tell you how to dress for those shows; you already know: v-necks and too much hairspray for the former, braided pigtails and bloodshot eyes for the latter. These and every other show announced this week to follow:

The English Beat: Sat., April 21, 9 p.m., $25. Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-727-4444.

Heavy Anchor One Year Anniversary Party: W/ Bunnygrunt, Ravenhill, Black Bears, Sat., April 21, 8 p.m., free. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Road, Saint Louis, 314-352-5226.

Orgone: w/ Monophonics, Tue., May 29, 9 p.m., $10-12. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.

Sting: Tue., June 5, 8 p.m., $46.50-$91.50. The Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, 314-534-1111.

Willie Nelson: Tue., April 17, 8 p.m., $45-$65. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.


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