This Week In St. Louis: Nov. 28 - Dec. 4, 2016

MON. NOV. 28

@ Foam | 7pm | $10-$12 | all ages
-Makoto Kawabata (Japan)
-Tatsuya Nakatani duo (PA)
-Vernacular String Trio

Percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani returns to St. Louis with Makoto Kawabata (of Acid Mothers Temple) for a rare and intimate performance. Arrive on time for the ambient masterwork of Oxherding and the stringent strings of the Vernacular String Trio.


@ Foam | 9pm | $5 | all ages
-PDG World (CT)
-Blank Thomas

Noisy rock mixes with layered, ambient jams for a trio of performances that loosely connect through a penchant for unhinged music. 


@ CBGB | 9pm | all ages
-Gymshorts (RI)
-Jocko (NE)
-Mirror Mirror
-Trauma Harness
-Yao Ming

This five-band bill offers PuFest alumni among a blend of heavy and heady post-punk bands. This show is worth the asking price, if only to see how everyone plays Tetris with their gear in CBGB's narrow confines. 


@ Joe's Cafe | 8pm | $10-$20 | all ages
New Music Circle presents:
-Artifacts Trio (IL)

All three members of Artifacts Trio have served on the board for Chicago's Association for the Advancement of Creative Music (AACM) and personify the renowned organization through their singular approach to experimental jazz.

@ Kismet | 9pm | $7 | all ages
-Shane Parish (NC)
-Marble/Wall Duo
-Zak Marmalefsky

You might know Shane Parish as one half of Ahleuchatistas or his collaborative work with the likes of Tatsuya Nakatani among many others. See his focused solo effort in action at one of St. Louis' most creative spaces. 

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