The Ten Best Concerts in St. Louis This Weekend: May 30 to June 1

Lo-Fi St. Louis
Lo-Fi St. Louis teased a preview a day leading up to the release of sixteen live music videos it shot on Cherokee Street. See the screening of each production tonight.
This weekend sees new local releases from the Tennis Lesson, Other People, Patrick Scott Project and Static Life. Lo-Fi Cherokee also throws a huge party to debut sixteen brand new live music videos of local performers. Besides that, catch some touring acts including Ex-Cult and Ray Creature. Read on for this weekend's show recommendations.

Friday (May 30):

Alarm Will Sound
@ The Sheldon
7:30 p.m. | $10-$20
Alarm Will Sound continues to change people's definition of what an orchestra should be by tackling contemporary music in a thoughtful and enthralling way. (DH)

Lo-Fi Cherokee 2014 Video Release Party
@ Bomb Door
8 p.m. | free
Earlier this spring, Bill Streeter's Hydraulic Pictures shot sixteen videos of sixteen different bands, performing at a variety of venues on Cherokee Street, all in one day. This show marks the great unveiling of the finished product. Come see your favorite local bands as never before, in expertly crafted fashion by a truly talented group of visual artists. (DH)

Other People CD Release
w/ The Defeated County, Prune, Lights Out Loser
@ The Heavy Anchor
9 p.m. | $5
The first album from a relatively new band which already shows promise. Check out some tracks here -- "Brazen Ways" and "Harvest Time" are the standouts, in my humble opinion. (DH)

Patrick Scott Project CD Release
@ Vintage Vinyl
7 p.m. | free
Patrick Scott plays acoustic-guitar pop. This free in-store performance marks the debut of his self-titled CD. (MS)

Ray Creature
w/ Bad Psychic, Willis, What We Won't See
@ Foam
7 p.m. | $5
Fans of synth-pop ought to experience the gloom and doom of these two Bloomington, Indiana electronic acts: Ray Creature and Bad Psychic.

For more options this Friday, click the following links to learn more about Chicago Afrobeat Project and Brad Paisley's stops in St. Louis tonight.

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In the in interest of full disclosure, I'd like to let people know that I freelance for the RFT and that my bandmate Jeremy did a story once for them too. I had no idea that our show would be selected for this feature and did nothing to try to get it listed here.

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There will be some great hardcore/punk/rawk stuff going on at Fubar on Saturday!

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