'90s Jams of the Week: Presidents of the United States of America, "Peaches" and Tonic, "Open Up Your Eyes"


Taste of St. Louis generally books fun bands every year. In 2008, the marquee acts were Soul Asylum and Everclear, and this year it's the Presidents of the United States of America and Tonic. The former might be as popular now as it was in the '90s -- and it released a new album, These Are the Good Times People, last year. Tonic, meanwhile, recently reunited after a five-year hiatus. The act released a hits retrospective earlier this year and plans a new album this fall. Here are two live clips from each band...

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