Welcome to our favorite Commie holiday, where we celebrate the laborers by taking Monday off and no longer wearing white. We'd say something about the coming of Fall, but our landlord just announced they've decided to keep the pool we share with a nearby apartment complex open until the end of September, presumably out of pity.
We will not be spending time there, however (and aren't you glad you know?) because there is too much music to enjoy. Tonight, Adult Fur releases part II of his forward-thinking, ass kicking debut -- this part is appropriately titled ii. Sunday brings the Tower Groove Carnival you've all been waiting for, with a dizzying lineup of local talent, games, excitement and the satisfaction of getting to tell people you saw it when. There's more:
Friday, September 2nd
Adult Fur, Cartwheel and Palace The Heavy Anchor 9 p.m. | $5
Cassie Morgan & the Lonely Pine with Star and Micey Off Broadway 9 pm. | $7 to $10
Saturday, September 3rd
Gillian Welch The Pageant 8 p.m. | $25
Missouri Muzic Festival Boone County Fairgrounds With Tech N9ne, Chingy, Shattermask, Nina Sky and more 2 p.m. | $40 for one day, $60 for all three
The Potomac Accord, Britches and The Conformists The Heavy Anchor 9 p.m. | $5
Tig Notaro The Firebird 9:30 | $13 to $15
Hand Up For Hope Off Broadway With Rev. Matt, Vintage Years and Trotting Bear 8 p.m. | $10 (or $7 with Brick By Chance And Fortune: A St. Louis Story)
Sunday, September 4th
Tower Groove Records Carnival Off Broadway With Warm Jets USA, Tone Rodent, Catholic Guilt, Beth Bombara, This City Of Takers, Bug Chaser, Accelerando, Ransom Note, Bunnygrunt, The Skekses, Death Of Yeti, Fred Friction, Peck Of Dirt, The Hot Liquors, Doom Town, Theodore, The Feed, Magic City and the St. Louis Shuffle 2 p.m. | $10
Monday, September 5th
Ninja Gun with the Union Electric and the Chill Dogs The Heavy Anchor 9 p.m. | $5
Rats & People Motion Picture Orchestra El Lenador 11 p.m. | FREE
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