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Monday, May 5, 2008

What You Missed: Cinco de Mayo, Tegan and Sara, My Chemical Romance, Free Comic Book Day

Posted By on Mon, May 5, 2008 at 8:43 AM

In St. Louis anyway, summer is here.

Touring bands, street festivals and the Cardinals vs. the Cubs at Busch Stadium. You may have even gotten a little sunburned.

A weekend recap is after the jump...


On Friday night, L.A.'s Uh-Huh-Her, that female electro-pop duo, performed to a capacity crowd at the Duck Room in the Loop. Kristy Wendt has a review of the show here.


Cinco de Mayo Slide Show!

On Saturday, Cinco de Mayo was celebrated with festivals in Florrissant and on Cherokee Street in St. Louis. Brent Holzapfel has a slide show of the festivities down on Cherokee.

Saturday was also Free Comic Book Day across America, and video freelancer Anastasia Folorunso has this footage in our blog post, "Heroes Foil Would-Be Thief in Loop, Sort Of."

The Bottle Rockets played at the Duck Room Saturday night. Things were raging early, according to Roy Kasten's review:

They tore through “24 Hours a Day,” the hardest, most direct rocker in their catalog, like they’d spent the night warming up on Stooges and AC/DC covers...MORE

My Chemical Romance played to a sold-out crowd at The Pageant on Saturday night, but if you didn't get a ticket and consider yourself a My Chem fan, you can still be the know-it-all on the MCR message boards after you read Anna Genoese's review of the show.


Sunday night, Tegan and Sara, a female duo from Calgary, Canada sold out The Pageant, one of their several sold-out shows across the country in the next few weeks. Feel lucky St. Louis. This was a do-not-miss show. You can read the Tegan and Sara review by RFT Music Editor Annie Zaleski.

Here's what is going on this week and beyond.

- Nick Lucchesi

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