Welcome to the weekend. The heat wave's broken and there is no shortage of excuses to leave the house. Including Rum Drum Ramblers' vinyl release at the Gramophone tomorrow night. Stick around for the late show at the same venue for London Calling's five year anniversary party. Taylor Swift is playing a two-night stand at the Scottrade Center, Luster is at the Firebird tonight and we're hosting some wonderful locals at Off Broadway tomorrow. Notice anything different?
Friday, August 12
Luster The Firebird With Paper Dolls and Reeling Gilly 9 p.m. | $8
Amy LaVere Off Broadway With Magic City 9 p.m. | $10
Ticketmaster New Music Spotlight The Pageant With Dear Genre, the Dive Poets, Controlled Fires and Lida Una 8 p.m. | Free with printed ticket
Goodbye Birthday Party DJ Spin El Lenador With DJ sets from Beth Bombara, Aaron Stovall, Kristin Dennis and Mic Boshans 9 p.m.
Saturday, August 13
London Calling Five Year Anniversary Party The Gramophone With Jay Fay and Jaccuzzihidive 10:30 | $4 to $6
Lindy Wormwood Schlafly Tap Room With Alley Ghost and the Union Electric 9 p.m. | Free
Rum Drum Ramblers Gramophone With Mississippi Gabe Carter 7 p.m. | $8
RFT Music Party Off Broadway With Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra, Ra Cailum, Bruiser Queen and Kentucky Knife Fight 8:30 pm. | $6
The Painbyrds Heavy Anchor With Fingers of the Sun and Picture Day 9 p.m. | $5
Sunday, August 14
Taylor Swift Scottrade Center 7 p.m.