The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: July 5 to 7

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Twista - Saturday, July 6 @ Old Rock House
Shuttup fireworks, you're drunk. If you've seen and heard enough kaboom-y photos and videos to last through 'til next year, get as far away from the sounds of explosions as possible by hiding out at a show or two this weekend. Big Muddy Records brings the noise with a fish fry, Twista takes over the Old Rock House and Skarekrau Radio puts out a new album. Didn't catch a glimpse of the the evening sky filled with expanses of color? Fair St. Louis goes on. Check it out.

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Friday (July 5):

Big Muddy Records Fish Fry
w/ Southwest Watson Sweethearts, Mat Wilson and Little Rachel, Lonesome Cowboy Ryan & His Dried-Up Teardrops, The Hobosexuals, Jack Grelle & the Johnson Family, Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost, Rum Drum Ramblers
@ Off Broadway
6 p.m. | $7-$10
Food's included while it lasts, so arrive on time! Music kicks off right away, and Big Muddy don't mess around. Neither does Off Broadway.

Connor Christian and Southern Gothic
w/ Old Capital Square Dance Club
@ The Demo
8:30 p.m. | $10-$12
Connor Christian was a world-traveler before he was even a teenager, having taken up residence in South Korea, Indonesia and Belgium. Born in Los Angeles, Christian has taken the influences and cultures of his travels and poured it into this southern-rock country group. (DH)

Fair St. Louis
w/ Bret Michaels
@ Gateway Arch
8 p.m. | free
The patriotic party continues downtown with live music, a frenzy of fireworks, and a performance by Poison's Bret Michaels. Catch him tonight or head down on Saturday to see Counting Crows. (MS)

Lizzie Weber CD Pre-Release
w/ Rachel Brandt, Audri & Aaron
@ Old Rock House
8 p.m. | $7
St. Louis singer-songwriter Lizzie Weber has been playing the piano since she was eleven and guitar since she was eighteen, influenced by artists such as Fiona Apple and Josh Ritter. (DH)

New Orleans Suspects
@ Broadway Oyster Bar
10 p.m. | $13
Following the disbanding of venerable group the Radiators in 2011 (after 34 years!), some of that band's members started the New Orleans Suspects, a supergroup comprising some of the most respected players in New Orleans. (DH)

Also on this evening, check out Farshid Etniko and Tideland. Click the links to learn more.

Location Info

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Off Broadway

3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

The Demo

4191 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Gateway Arch

200 Washington Ave., St Louis, MO

Category: General

Old Rock House

1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Broadway Oyster Bar

736 S. Broadway, St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Tower Grove Farmers' Market

Main Dr & Center Cross Dr, St Louis, MO

Category: General

Atomic Cowboy

4140 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Apop Records

2831 Cherokee St., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

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schindlingeric
schindlingeric

You Forgot Barroom Bob's Birthaday Bash Friday..July 5th at The Way Out Club!!! Be there ..or be lost in the  No Fun Wasteland!!!

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