The Melvins, Portugal. The Man, Murphy Lee, Big Muddy Blues Festival and More in This Week's Show Announcements
Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new shows, so you can do some digging of your own and let us know which ones you are excited about! Click through and start planning ahead.
Melvins 30th Anniversary Tour - July 23 @ The Firebird
Barely Free EP Release: W/ Little Big Bangs, Sat., May 4, 2:30 p.m., free. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis.
Big Muddy Blues Festival: W/ The Reverend Horton Heat, Anthony Gomes, Sat., Aug. 31, 7 p.m., $10-$85. W/ David Clayton-Thomas, Walter Trout, Sun., Sept. 1, 7 p.m., $10-$85. Laclede's Landing, N. First St. & Lucas Ave., St. Louis, 314-241-5875.
Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn: Fri., Sept. 20, 8 p.m., $35-$40. The Sheldon, 3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, 314-533-9900.
Bob Log III: Sat., July 20, 9:30 p.m., $12-$14. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
Cinco de Mayo After Party: W/ Demonlover, Skarekrau Radio, Cool Dog, Dani Band Traveling Band, Sat., May 4, 9 p.m., $5. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-458-9472.
DJ Tab CD Release: W/ Luey V, Kenny Knox, St. Orleans, Thu., May 16, 10 p.m., 10. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366.
Hot Club of Cowtown: Fri., May 17, 8 p.m., $20-$25. Wildey Theatre, 254 N. Main St., Edwardsville, 618-692-7538.
Huey Lewis and the News: Sat., June 22, 8 p.m., $45-$75. River City Casino, 777 River City Casino Blvd., St Louis, 314-388-7777.
Kittypalooza Tenth Life Cat Rescue Benefit: W/ Langen Neubacher, Finn's Motel, The Deciders, 3 Cows in the Road, The Jump Starts, Spectator, Melody Den, Aquitaine, The Remodels, The Love Experts, The Vondrukes, Brothers Lazaroff, Fri., June 14, 8 p.m., $10-$13. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363.
Lovely Little Girls: W/ Xaddax, Yowie, Fri., June 21, 9 p.m., free. Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust St., St. Louis, 314-241-2337.
Masked Intruder: W/ Elway, The Copyrights, Sam Russo, Fri., July 26, 8 p.m., $15-$17. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
Melvins: W/ Honky, Tue., July 23, 9 p.m., $20-$22. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.
Murphy Lee: W/ DJ Sno, Christina J, Aloha, Seviin Li, Tef Poe, Fresco Kane, Thu., April 25, 4 p.m., free. Extreme Institute by Nelly, 800 N. 3rd St., St Louis, 314-657-4444.
Orgone: W/ Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics, Thu., June 13, 9 p.m., $12-$15. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.
Pat Benatar: W/ Neil Giraldo, Wed., June 26, 7 p.m., $35-$65. River City Casino, 777 River City Casino Blvd., St Louis, 314-388-7777.
Portugal. the Man: W/ Guards, Sun., June 23, 8 p.m., $22.50-$25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.
The Rats & People Motion Picture Record Release: Sat., June 29, 8 p.m., $10-$13. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363.
Royal Southern Brotherhood: Sat., May 18, 8 p.m., $22-$25. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.
St. Louis PrideFest: W/ Eryn Woods, Andy Bell (of Erasure), Sat., June 29, 8 p.m., free. W/ Taylor Dayne, Jessica Sutta, Latrice Royale, Sun., June 30, 3:30 p.m., free. Soldiers Memorial Plaza, 14th St. and Chestnut St., St. Louis.
The Vanilla Beans CD Release: Fri., April 26, 9 p.m., free. Foam Coffee & Beer, 3359 Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, 314-772-2100.
Portgual, the Man
The Reverend Horton Heat