The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: October 11 to 13

Jon Gitchoff for RFT
Beth Bombara releases a record this Sunday, October 13 with performances at three local record stores.
Welcome to the weekend! There's a lot going on, so brace yourself three days filled with a smorgasbord of shows to choose from. While RFT Music's fearless leader enjoys the remainder of a long overdue staycation, we bring you the following recommendations. Don't forget to let us know what else is going on that you're stoked about this weekend in the comments.

Friday (October 11):

via Starclipper
Blobby Boys Signing
w/ Lumpy and the Dumpers
@ Star Clipper
7 p.m. | free
Cartoonist Alex Schubert comes from his base across the state in Kansas City, Missouri to sign his new book, Blobby Boys. The subject matter? Slime, punks and Ninja Turtles. This sounds like a job for Lumpy and the Dumpers. Meet the author and catch a short set orchestrated by Lumpy himself at 7:30 p.m.

Franklin Felix/Billy and the Jets Dual Album Release Show
@ The Firebird
8:30 p.m. | $8-$12
Two Illinois-side rock outfits share an album release show! Links: Franklin Felix and Billy and the Jets.

Water Liars
w/ John Paul Keith and the One Four Fives, The Gunshy
@ Off Broadway
9 p.m. | $10/$13
Water Liars return to the Lou. For a primer, check out writer Christian Schaeffer's review of their 2012 album, Phantom Limb.

w/ Avenged Sevenfold, Ghost B.C.
@ Verizon Wireless Ampitheater
7 p.m. | $17-$79.50
This event is called Pointergeist. 'Nuff said.

Also on Friday, check out Danny Brown with Pretty Lights, or go see Barenaked Ladies! Click on the links to read more.

Location Info


Star Clipper

1319 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO

Category: General

The Firebird

2706 Olive St., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Off Broadway

3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

I-70 & Earth City Expwy., Maryland Heights, MO

Category: Music

The Mad Magician

5625 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Foam Coffee & Beer

3359 Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Euclid Records

19 N. Gore Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: General

Vintage Vinyl

6610 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO

Category: General

Dead Wax Records

1959 Cherokee St., St. Louis, MO

Category: General


3163 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO

Category: Music

Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center

3301 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, MO

Category: General

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