|Proof of the elusive Yowie in Europe. This photo was shamelessly stolen from the band's Facebook|
"Local bands are becoming emboldened enough to venture outside of St. Louis' borders due in part to continued support from local fans and media. Promoters like Mike Cracchiolo and Johnny Vegas drive local artists into opening spots for buzz-worthy touring bands. DIY show bookers such as Luc Michalski, Rob Ruzicka, Meghan Cowling, Tiffany Minx (just to name a few) helped pack South city basements, riverside vans and other non-traditional spaces all year. Former venue Pig Slop Studios brought a pile of noise artists north to a church in Chicago for a party more sacrilegious than usual, featuring Beauty Pageant, Melanympha Meatbeat and more."
Read the entire article over at RFT Music