MP3: A Very Bert Dax Christmas, Volume 7 CD + Shows



The cheerfully gaudy Christmas decorations are up in the Loop, which means it's high time to announce this year's edition of A Very Bert Dax Christmas. Volume seven features tunes from the Trip Daddys, the Humanoids, Quief Quota, Left Arm (covering "Last Christmas"!), Blondiegrunt, the Ottomen, Midtown Thieves and more! As always, Matt Harnish (the Bert Dax curator) is throwing several parties to celebrate the album. This year, he's feeling ambitious, because there are four Bert Dax holiday shows happening. To wit:

Thursday, December 18 @ Mangia: Fear Alert, A Bit Shifty, Quief Quota. 11 p.m. Free Friday, December 19 @ Lemmons: Tone Rodent, Blind Eyes, Lemay Odyssey. 9 p.m. $5 Saturday, December 20 @ the Way Out Club: Mid Town Thieves, Left Arm, Ottomen. 9 p.m. $7. Sunday, December 21 @ Off Broadway: Trip Daddys, Humanoids, Blondiegrunt. 8 p.m. $7 21+, $9 under 21.

Whew! To tide you over, here are a coupla MP3s from the comp:

MP3: Quief Quota, "Christmas is Love"

MP3: The Blind Eyes, "Christmas AM Gold"

Riverfront Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of St. Louis and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep St. Louis' true free press free.