This Week In St. Louis: Dec. 18 - 25, 2016

WED. DEC. 21


@ Flop House | 9pm | all ages
Grownup Music Winter Gala:
-The Vanilla Beans
-A Leaf in the Street
-Kenshiro's
-Nebulosa

A dance party led by Julio of Kenshiro's follows a tightly-knit show of spirited indie-somethings. Hunt around Tower Grove South late Thursday night or hit the event and ask an admin for the address.

THURS. DEC. 22


@ STLWES | 8pm | $7 | all ages
Too Punk To Trump:
-The Reptilian (Kalamazoo, MI)
-Ankou
-Sep Arer
-Dissention

The Reptilian comes down from Kalamazoo to lead a heavy-handed fundraiser with an anti-Trump slant. Arrive on time for Ankou, formerly known as Laika. 

FRI. DEC. 23


@ Blank Space | 8pm | $10 | all ages
Pussy Grabs Back:
-Posture
-Dubb Nubb
-Ish
-Jane Wave
-Glued
-Willis

A six band power run that ranges from bizarre synth-based songs to deconstructed pop. Don't forget, this is a fundraiser at the newly-christened bar at Blank Space, so come with deep pockets and an empty stomach. 

SAT. DEC. 24


@ Mangia Italiano | 11pm | free | 21+
-Key Grip
-Jaded Evil Lambs
-Squircle the Destroyer

Key Grip performs a rare show on X-Mas Eve, bringing its murky projections and an equally as brain-melting live soundtrack. 

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