Music info here. More music below. Pre-Thanksgiving cramming: It's on.
Friday: Beth Bombara's CD Release Show @ Off Broadway Read Christian Schaeffer's review of Bombara's new album, Wish I Were You, here. Dropkick the Robot and Old Lights are also playing. Patrons get a free download card for the album. 9 p.m. 21-plus: $10. Under 21: $13.
Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra premieres Haxan @ Webster University's Winifred Moore Auditorium Although the band played Haxan last week, this is the official unveiling of the R&PMO's soundtrack to the film. 7 p.m.
Turn It Up! @ the Gramophone DJ Needles and unspecified pals start the weekend with a night of hip-hop. More info.
Pepperland @ Blueberry Hill's Duck Room What better way to celebrate the Beatles' music on iTunes than a night of Fab Four covers? 9:30 p.m. $7.
Warpaint @ the Gargoyle Read Diana Benanti's interview with drummer Stella Mozgawa here. 9 p.m. $10 for the public, free with a Wash U i.d.
Concert for Crohn's @ Pop's National headliners Hurt -- and openers Hail The Villain, Greek Fire, Days Taken -- play a benefit show for Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA). $10.57. 7 p.m.
Saturday LucaBrasi CD Release Show @ Blueberry Hill's Duck Room The band releases The Norris Division tonight! Stendek and DJing from Thomas Crone. 9 p.m. $8.
Le Castle Vania @ Sol The Atlanta DJ wowed crowds at Sol in April -- and all signs point to him doing the same tonight as well. Jay-E and Andy MON$y are also spinning. 9 p.m. $10 in advance, $15 at the door
The Feed @ Halo Bar After Wolf Parade and Ogre You Asshole rock the Pageant, locals the Feed will be keeping the party going late into Saturday night. Right after Wolf Parade. Free.
Sunday Orgone @ Old Rock House My Orgone preview says: "In September, Orgone opened for Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings at the Pageant. The LA band, whose most recent album is this year's Cali Fever, warmed up the crowd with a tight set of sizzling disco-funk." 8 p.m. $8 in advance, $10 day of show.