The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: October 11 to 13
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.
Jon Gitchoff for RFT Beth Bombara releases a record this Sunday, October 13 with performances at three local record stores.
Friday (October 11):
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.
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.
2706 Olive St., St. Louis, MO
3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, MO
I-70 & Earth City Expwy., Maryland Heights, MO
5625 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, MO
3359 Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, MO
19 N. Gore Ave., St. Louis, MO
6610 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO
1959 Cherokee St., St. Louis, MO
3163 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO
3301 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, MO