TUESDAY, DEC. 11
Trach (Boston, MA)
The Red Squad
@ Blank Space / 2847 Cherokee St.
8 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Get a sampler of heavy St. Louis rock in various forms with the dark pop/rock stylings of two-piece Trach based out of Boston.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12
Volcanoes (Tour kick-off)
@ Foam / 3159 South Jefferson
8 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Bid Volcanoes adieu as they tackle a week-long tour. Alternatively, show hop to Blank Space where Johnny Vegas puts on a special 12-12-12 Stag Nite.
FRIDAY, DEC. 14
The Heat Tape (Makanda, IL)
@ The Heavy Anchor / 5226 Gravois
9 p.m. / $5 / 21+ / FB
Get a quadruple dose of guitars and garage rock to lead into the weekend.
SATURDAY, DEC. 15
George Lewis and Marina Rosenfeld
@ Contemporary Art Museum / 3750 Washington Blvd.
8 p.m. / $10-20 / all ages / FB
New Music Circle presents the "Sour Mash" duo performing experimental electronic compositions.
Rotten Milk (New Orleans, LA)
Strobe Bag (New Orleans, LA)
Global Distance (featured above)
@ mushmaus / 2700 Cherokee St.
9 p.m. / $5 / all ages / FB
Mozy over to mushmaus for solo synth jams, free playing improvisation and more.
Fake Limbs (Chicago, IL)
@ Schlafly Tap Room / 2100 Locust St.
9 p.m. / free / all ages / FB
The testosterone flows freely during this evening of hard hitting bands. Lots of head banging awaits. Prepare to get yelled at.