St. Louis Secret Sound Festival on Cherokee Street

On Saturday, October 30, Cherokee Street came alive with the first St. Louis Secret Sound Festival. Bands performed at venues such as Apop Records, Foam and 2720 Cherokee, from noon until the wee hours of the morning. Photos by Kholood Eid.
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Melinda Snyder and Courtney Teague, 7, get their faces painted by volunteers Chloe Bethany and Rebecca Estee in front of Cherokee Photobooth on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Melinda Snyder and Courtney Teague, 7, get their faces painted by volunteers Chloe Bethany and Rebecca Estee in front of Cherokee Photobooth on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Sinaiya Smith, 2, stands as volunteer Rebecca Esteein paints her face in front of Cherokee Photobooth on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Sinaiya Smith, 2, stands as volunteer Rebecca Esteein paints her face in front of Cherokee Photobooth on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Dubb Nubb performs at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Dubb Nubb performs at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Dubb Nubb performs at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Dubb Nubb performs at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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A diverse crowd watches on as Dubb Nubb performs at Foam during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
A diverse crowd watches on as Dubb Nubb performs at Foam during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Hannah Rainey of Dubb Nubb performs at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Hannah Rainey of Dubb Nubb performs at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Hannah Rainey of Dubb Nubb sells a CD after the band's performance at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Hannah Rainey of Dubb Nubb sells a CD after the band's performance at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Crowds gather in Apop Records's basement to watch bands such as Spelling Bee perform during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30. The dark basement, decorated with Halloween-themed fake cobwebs, was the venue of choice for four bands.
Crowds gather in Apop Records's basement to watch bands such as Spelling Bee perform during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30. The dark basement, decorated with Halloween-themed fake cobwebs, was the venue of choice for four bands.
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Beth Bombara and Kit Hamon perform at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Beth Bombara and Kit Hamon perform at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Beth Bombara performs at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Beth Bombara performs at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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The crowd watches on as Beth Bombara and Kit Hamon perform at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
The crowd watches on as Beth Bombara and Kit Hamon perform at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Kit Hamon joins Beth Bombara for a performance at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Kit Hamon joins Beth Bombara for a performance at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Beth Bombara and Kit Hamon perform at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Beth Bombara and Kit Hamon perform at Foam on Cherokee and Jefferson during the Secret Sound Festival on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Mabel Suen and Joseph Hess of Spelling Bee in an intimate performance in the basement of Apop Records during the Secret Sound Festival on Cherokee St. on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Mabel Suen and Joseph Hess of Spelling Bee in an intimate performance in the basement of Apop Records during the Secret Sound Festival on Cherokee St. on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Joseph Hess of Spelling Bee beats away at the drums in an intimate performance in the basement of Apop Records during the Secret Sound Festival on Cherokee St. on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Joseph Hess of Spelling Bee beats away at the drums in an intimate performance in the basement of Apop Records during the Secret Sound Festival on Cherokee St. on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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Joseph Hess of Spelling Bee beats away at the drums in an intimate performance in the basement of Apop Records during the Secret Sound Festival on Cherokee St. on Saturday, Oct. 30.
Joseph Hess of Spelling Bee beats away at the drums in an intimate performance in the basement of Apop Records during the Secret Sound Festival on Cherokee St. on Saturday, Oct. 30.
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