Top Ten Concerts During Thanksgiving Weekend in St. Louis: November 24 to 28
It's the biggest bar night of the year. Go big -- or go home. (Or, you know, just stay home.) More music here. Have a great holiday!
Tight Pants Syndrome @ Mangia
Dubbed the "First Annual Night Before Thanksgiving Rock Pantstacular," this show features the power-pop stylings of (you guessed it) Tight Pants Syndrome and the debut of Bryan Hoskins' Mayday Radio. 10 p.m. Free.
Goodtime Engineers CD Release @ Firebird
Funkyjazzy rockers Goodtime Engineers are releasing their debut album, Patience of the Saints; you can order that here at the band's website. With Wild Tiger, The Highway Companion, SugarGlider. 9 p.m. $5.
Magic City @ Mangia
Big plus about a big Thanksgiving dinner? You're able to soak up more booze. Head to Mangia and let smart local rockers Magic City entertain, enthrall and en-drunk. 10 p.m. Free.
Bad Speler, Safety Words @ Firebird
Darren Keen, the man also known as The Show Is the Rainbow, returns with a new name (but same ol' shenanigans); download a new Bad Speler mix at Illegal Art. Video-game-music geniuses Safety Words, Sheep In Wolf (ex-Exercise) and Learning Lab open. 9 p.m. $8.
*Fresh Paint II: Black Friday @ 2720 Cherokee/Art D
So many artists and musicians are contributing to Fresh Paint II, naming 'em all is a challenge. A sampling: Bands performing include Illphonics, So Many Dynamos and Hawthorne Headhunters (which features Black Spade); DJs include Reminise, KaseOne and Luxxter. Video art is being contributed by Ryan Powell, while them., Black Spade and Pl@stic are adding live art. Whew! 8 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Facebook event info here.