This Week In St. Louis: Aug. 27 - Sep. 2, 2018

MON. AUG. 27

@ Foam | 8pm | $5-$7 | all ages
-Half Tramp (MN)
-Melissa Jones (MN)

Half Tramp makes slow-moving and melancholy songs that sound as if they're being sang at you from the bottom of a well. The support for this shows brings two new south city favs in Toaster and Waterproof -- the latter of which released one of the most infectious post-punk tapes in 2018. 

WED. AUG. 29

@ Foam | 9pm | $7
-Bob Bucko Jr/Alexander Adams (IA/IL)
-Blank Thomas
-JoAnn McNeil

If the name Bob Bucko Jr feels familiar, that might be because the Dubuque, Iowa native has hit St. Louis several times in the last year. Yet, for all his repeat visits, Bob has brought a different project and ultimately a different vibe to each show. On this tour, Chicago drummer Alexander Adams offers a tireless bedrock of dense percussion to join Bob's sinewy saxophone. 


@ Foam | 7pm | $5
Benefit for Women's Safehouse:
-Blight Future
-Daytime Television

Between Redbait's harrowing punk and Daytime Television spacey shoegaze, this show offers a wide spectrum of sound that ranges from heady to heavy. While the point of this event is awareness and fundraising for Women's Safehouse, the bands on hand would be worth seeing regardless of the cause. 

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