The Ten Best Things To Do This Weekend in St. Louis: February 18 to 20
Leaving the house = still awesome. Some recommended critic's picks are right over here. Other beaucoup weekend events (such as Motörhead) are previewed elsewhere. And below, ten more good bets for the weekend.
Crankfest @ Cranky Yellow
Info about this all-ages art and music celebration can be found here.
Anja McCloskey @ the Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center
The Southampton, England, singer/songwriter/accordionist is in the States to support a new EP, Turn Turn Turn, which was released on Sotones Records. RIYL Joanna Newsom, Lavender Diamond. With CJ Marie, Fragile Farm. 8 p.m. $5.
Beat Bash! @ Lola
The perfect way to start the weekend. Nato Caliph, Alexis Tucci (and Hot House Sessions), Downstereo and DJ Alejan will be performing - and collaborating -- in honor of the almighty beat. 9 p.m.
The Takedown @ Old Rock House
The band celebrates its fifth anniversary tonight. With the Vondrukes and John Florek. 9 p.m. $7. 21+.
Wayne "The Train" Hancock @ Off Broadway
The country musician returns to St. Louis and Off Broadway, a home away from home. With Pokey LaFarge & the South CIty Three. 8 p.m. 21-plus: $12, Under 21: $15.