No rest for the weary; there's plenty to do this weekend. Eat a lot, drink a lot and most important, have fun. Also, if you know of bars/clubs open on Thanksgiving note besides what's listened -- family escapism, you see -- chime in!
Wednesday, November 26 *Smashing Pumpkins, Fox Theatre *Black Cobra, FUBAR *Cowboy Mouth, Pageant *Gravity Kills, Old Rock House *The Feed/Monads/Ocean Rivals, Duck Room *Gold Tooth (CD release show)/Celery/Shame Club, Bluebird
Thursday, November 27 *Bunnygrunt, Mangia *Nevermind: A Tribute to Nirvana, Pop's *Fragile Porcelain Mice, Lucas School House *Ice Bears tour, featuring Prince Po, Atomic Cowboy *Jake's Leg, Pageant
Friday, November 28 *Toasters/Pietasters, Off Broadway *Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Scottrade Center *Brave Combo, Duck Room *Rock & Roll Craft Show after-party, w/Robb Steele, Dock Ellis Band, Jovian Chorus, Bluebird *North Mississippi Allstars, Pageant *Soulard Blues Band, Sheldon *The Hail Marys/Cripplers, Way Out Club
Saturday, November 29 *John Boy's Courage (CD release), Cicero's *SRV Tribute, Pageant *O'Death/Those Darlins, Off Broadway *London Calling vs Trash Yourself, Pageant *Murphy's Law/7 Shot Screamers/Humanoids, FUBAR *Paul Bearer and the Coffin Kings (CD release)/Twistin Tarantulas, Deluxe *Pvrenchymv, Creepy Crawl *Polarized MInd/Lemay Odyssey/Orbz, Way Out Club *Bun B, Society
Sunday, November 30 *Terry Adams (NRBQ), Off Broadway. Also at Euclid Records, 3 p.m. *Baby Blues Showcase, BB's Jazz, Blues and Soups *A Peter White Christmas, featuring Rick Braun/Mindi Abair, Pageant *Whole Wheat Bread/My Boy Ox, Bluebird