Recommended Shows the Week of 10/22/12-10/28/12

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22


Police Teeth (Seattle, WA)
Jabberjosh (Lawrence, KS)
The Conformists

@ CBGB / 3163 South Grand Blvd.
10 p.m. / donation$ / 21+ / FB
"Heavy & uncomfortable rock goodness" invades the creepy corner at CB's. Huddle up inside or stare at them like zoo animals through the patio window.

TUESDAY, OCT. 23


Big Box (Iowa City, IA)
Lumpy & the Dumpers
Bad Dates

@ Blank Space
9 p.m. / donation$ / 21+ / FB
Iowa City heavy hitters Big Box shake up the basement at Blank Space with local punk'n'roll.


Swans
A Hawk and a Hacksaw

@ The Firebird
9 p.m. / $22-25 / all ages / FB
Legendary post punk ensemble Swans visits St. Louis for the first time since 1989. Catch 'em before they fly away.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24


Stag Night feat.:
Melanympha Meatbeat
Key Grip
3 of 5

@ The Crack Fox
8 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
The Crack Fox gets mid-week weird with the improvised soundtracks of Key Grip and oddity performance art of Melanympha.

THURSDAY, OCT. 25

I Love You (Chicago, IL)
Zagk Gibbons

@ Blank Space
8:30 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Get ready to move with an evening of jangly one-man dance bands with live audio manipulations.

FRIDAY, OCT. 26


Patrick Boland
Catholic Guilt
Cup Collector
Vimana

@ Apop Records
9 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
Virtuoso percussion, solo drone and loosely composed noise rock swallows Apop in a cloud of intense sounds during this all-star local line-up. (Take a jaunt down to the Heavy Anchor for another great local showcase of the rock persuasion.)

SATURDAY, OCT. 27


NOiSE 666 Halloween Fun feat.:
Beauty Pageant
Brain Transplant
Corrigan Brothers
Dave Stone
Eric Hall
+many more

@ Bomb Door
8 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
The Bomb Door explodes with noise and projections aplenty during this creepy pre-Halloweenie themed eve.

**For more shows going on this week, check out the sidebar listing.**