Recommended Shows this Weekend 11/29/12 - 12/2/12

THURSDAY, NOV. 29


The Brainstems (tape release)
Black Panties
Zak M
DJ Invisible Cola

@ Blank Space / 2847 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Get two new tapes for the price of fun at this sure-to-be rowdy garage rock party. DJed dancin' to follow.


Beauty Pageant
The Night Grinder
Monstersizedmonster

@ Heavy Anchor / 5226 Gravois
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
An evening of local noise and improv keeps the Heavy Anchor at bay with a series of electronic clangs, bangs, booms and other unpredictable sounds.

FRIDAY, NOV. 30

Black James
Demonlover
Escalade
Kisser

@ Heavy Anchor / 5226 Gravois
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Catch some of the city's most creative genre-blending musicians as they combine typically unlike ideas during this eclectic evening of folk, electronics, kraut rock, rap, pop and more.

SATURDAY, DEC. 1


The Brothers Gross (IN)
The Van Buren Boys (Chicago, IL)
Bassamp and Dano
Bad Dates

@ Apop Records / 2831 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / donation$ / all ages / FB
Apop plays host to a straight up rock'n'roll show featuring axe-wielders from the Midwest region, including a couple of the Lou's own.

SUNDAY, DEC. 2

Cup Collector
Chaz Prymek & Jordan Knecht

@ Lemp Arts Center / 3301 Lemp Ave.
8 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Head to Lemp for an intimate Sunday show featuring sonic soundscapes and duo collaboration. Stop by Lemmons to pitch in (and a chance to win raffle prizes) during an early benefit show beforehand.