War at Soldiers Memorial This Weekend -- And Other Weird Band/Location Pairings...



The RFT staff was just sitting around the cubicle chewing the fat frites and perusing this week's concert listings when this one caught our eye:

War: Sat., July 19, 8 p.m. Soldiers Memorial

War at Soldiers Memorial -- how more apt an artist/venue matchup could there be?

Well, plenty, when you think about it. Check out a partial list after the jump...

Stereolab at Hi Fi Fo Fum

Spin Doctors at Fleishman-Hillard

The Cure at BJC

The Eagles at the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge (doubly appropriate!)

Lamb at Grant's Farm

Barenaked Ladies (or the Strokes!) at PTs Diamond Cabaret

Pavement at Fred Weber's HQ

Everclear at the Luxco (formerly David Sherman Co.) offices

Talk Talk in KMOX studios

R.E.M. at the Clayton Sleep Institute

Vanessa Williams at the Pageant

Flaming Lips at the St. Louis Department of Health

Madonna at Our Lady of the Snows

Animal Collective at the Zoo

Thin Lizzy at Curves

Average White Band anywhere in Affton

Iron Maiden at Emily Rauh Pulitzer's house

The Rolling Stones at Elephant Rocks park

Stryper at Bee Tree Park

Flo and Eddie at Turtle Park

What are yours?