Could it be? By Sunday the Ice of Doom will finally be starting to melt? Be still my heart! Go to these shows, then -- without fear of falling. And find some more ideas below.
Friday Tef Poe Album Release @ The Gramophone The Force member celebrates the release of War Machine with a proper throwdown. 8 p.m. doors, 10 p.m. show. With Indiana Rome, Jonezy, T-Prince, Vandalyzm, the Chalkboyz, Whiteout and KT-FAQ. 18+, $5 plus a $3 minor surcharge.
Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship's Final Show @ Cicero's Corey Goodman is retiring his one-man project after one final St. Louis show, tonight. 8:30 p.m. $7. With Painkiller Hotel, Tyler Filmore Band, You're Not Kablamo! and Nick Horton.
Unwed Sailor @ The Firebird The Seattle indie act beautifully merges video and instrumental loveliness. 9 p.m. With Paisley Birch. $10.
Fred Eaglesmith @ Off Broadway A Canadian alt-country godfather in his fourth decade of performing. With the Ginn Sisters. 8 p.m. $20 for 21-plus, $23 for under 21.
Sine Nomine CD Release @ Fubar The hard-edged band releases a new record, Super Molecular Dust Separator; read Christian Schaeffer's review here. 7 p.m. With There's A Killer Among Us, Dibiase, Echo Bravo, Ashes And Iron. $10. Saturday: Fitz & the Tantrums @ Vintage Vinyl The band's Blueberry Hill show is sold out, but this Vintage Vinyl in-store isn't! Read an interview with leader Michael Fitzpatrick. 4 p.m. Free. All-ages
Homegrown Showcase @ The Pageant The Dive Poets, Blood Pony and Bo & The Locomotive perform. 8 p.m. All ages. Free with ticket if over 21, $5 if under 21 or if you don't have a ticket. Print a ticket here.
Sixth Annual Blues Festival @ Chaifetz Arena As always this event has a star-studded lineup; this year's concert includes Bobby "Blue" Bland, Shirley Brown, Sir Charles Jones, Mel Waiters, Floyd Taylor, Willie Clayton and Latimore. 7 p.m. $49.50 and $59.50.
Sunday Jeremiah Nelson @ Old Rock House The music blog 5 Score Pachyderm presents an evening of heartfelt tunes, starring Jeremiah Nelson, the Warbuckles, Beth Bombara, and Dots Not Feathers. 8 p.m. $7. 21-plus.
Cobra Skulls @ The Firebird Nevada punks on Fat Wreck Chords who are all grit -- and all glory. 8 p.m. With Sink the Bismark, Gang Control, the Timmys. $8 to $10.