Japanese anti-heroes Melt-Banana embark on a U.S. tour this fall, and guess where they're gonna be? Cicero's. Guess where they're not gonna to be? New York City. Bah, that rules. If we're keeping score, that's St. Louis: 1, New York: Still winning. Oh well. But there's still some measure of justice in the world, because Yowie and Spelling Bee are opening the show. The Black Angels, de facto governors of Austin's psych scene, sold out the Old Rock House back in April after skipping St. Louis four years in a row; apparently they learned their lesson -- we get another date at ye Old Rock Haus October 16.
Ciceros Melt-Banana, October 17
Family Arena Judas Priest, November 10 Michael Bolton, October 6
The Firebird All Get Out, October 3 Big D and the Kids Table, September 27 Blitz The Ambassador, September 22 Ganglians, September 7 Madina Lake, September 15 Man Man, October 17 Revolver, October 12 Three Bad Jacks, September 8 True Widow, August 18 Warbringer, October 29
Luminary Center for the Arts Eleanor Friedberger, October 28
Off Broadway David Olney and Sergio Webb, August 18 Eilen Jewell, September 14 Peter Wolf Crier, October 24 Tony Lucca, Jay Nash and Matt Duke, September 27 Will Hoge, November 4
Old Rock House The Black Angels, October 16 Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, October 18
The Pageant Between the Buried and Me, November 13 Death Cab for Cutie, October 2 Drive-By Truckers, October 28 The Jayhawks, November 10 New Found Glory, November 8