Over the Weekend: The Faint, El Borracho Cantina, Pangea Reunion
Here's what you might have missed over the weekend.
The Faint at the Pageant
Because of the band's futuristic bent, it's also easy to forget just how fantastic it is live. That became quite clear during the Faint's Friday night Pageant show. As a creeping-footsteps low-end and throbbing beats signaled "Agenda Suicide," the pit in front of the stage sprang to life; it positively exploded for the clashing sideways guitars of the second song, "Dropkick the Punks." Read MoreEl Borracho Mexican Cantina: Sneak Preview
The El Borracho Mexican Cantina, a lounge and restaurant on Locust Street, occupies the former space held by Nectar. The establishment held a preview night Saturday. We have a slide show from the event.
Also on Saturday night, St. Louis hip hop duo Pangea had a reunion of sorts at a south city house party. Other local luminaries peformed as well, including Black Spade (pictured.) Keegan Hamilton has a full review and photos from the show.