It's the end of the week and it's hard to imagine better weather. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to enjoy it this weekend, including (count 'em) three outdoor festivals that involve standout locals: Midtown Alley Fest, Grove Fest and Euclid Records' Gazebo A-Go-Go. Mount Eerie will play a very unexpected show at Foam tomorrow night, Helmet brings the rock to the Firebird on Sunday and the latest KDHX tribute show will see the St. Louis music community channel Stevie Wonder.
Higher Ground: A Tribute To Stevie Wonder Off Broadway Theresa Payne, Lamar Harris, the Ryhthm Section Road Show, Jesse Gannon Truth, Fresh Heir, Kenny DeShields, Teddy Presberg, Organ Trio, CJ Conrad, The Ransom Note, Roland Johnson and Kim Massie 8 p.m. | $10
Grandkids with Tight Pants Syndrome vs. Paper Dolls Schlafly Tap Room 9 p.m. | Free
Stacks To The Future Cicero's With Rockwell Knuckles, Tef Poe, Family Affair, Indiana Rome and Chalk Boyz 8:30 p.m. | $7
SaturdayMount Eerie Foam Coffee & Beer Nicholas Krgovich and Frances With Wolves 8 p.m. | $7 Midtown Alley Street Fest Locust Street from Garrison to Hotel Ignacio Kim Massie, Murder City Players, David Beeman, Derrick Steibig, Stickley & Canan, Animal Empty, Nee, Union Tree Review, Pretty Little Empire and the Blind Eyes 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. | Free
Euclid Records' Gazebo A-Go-Go Euclid Records/Webster Groves Gazebo in Old Orchard Troubadour Dali, The Incurables, Sleepy Kitty, Black Fast and the Painkillers 1 p.m. | Free
Grove Fest Manchester Avenue in the Grove Palace, DJ Needles, the Force, Stone Sugar Shakedown, DJ Nune, 18andCounting, Aaron Kamm and the One Drops, Boogie Knights DJs and more 1 p.m. | Free
Oneohtrix Point Never with Raglani Luminary Center for the Arts 8 p.m. | $10 to $12
George Benson Touhill Performing Arts Center 7:30 p.m. | $40 to $150
Helmet The Firebird LucaBrasi, Echo Bravo and Deep Thump 8 p.m. | $15
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