The 2012 RFT Music Showcase Schedule

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The 2012 RFT Music Showcase is two weeks away, on June 2. And here it is: 5 blocks, 14 stages, 79 bands and artists. Ten bucks gets you all the excellent St. Louis music you can absorb in one twelve hour span. And hey: At least for now, the forecast calls for an incredibly pleasant high of 89 degrees, which is an improvement over last year, when the high was more like 1 million degrees. (Knocks on wood). Salivate over the full schedule, below.

Vote for all categories at the official 2012 RFT Music Showcase Reader's Poll.

Get to know the bands with our ongoing coverage including descriptions, streaming music and photos.

Please go here for an updated schedule for this weekend's showcase

SMASH BAR, 1405 Washington Avenue 4:30 Yo Banga 5:45 Fister 7:00 Yowie 8:15 Spelling Bee 9:30 Scripts N Screwz 10:45 Midwest Avengers 12:00 DJ Needles

LOLA, 500 North 14th Street 3:15 Kenny DeShields 4:30 Humdrum 5:45 Illphonics 7:00 Jeremiah Johnson Band 8:15 Doorway 9:30 Nee 10:45 The Force 12:00 Sleepy Kitty 1:15 Fresh Heir

SIDEBAR, 1317 Washington Avenue 7:00 Tenement Ruth 8:15 Blind Eyes 9:30 Bassamp and Dano 10:45 Capone 12:00 Tok 1:15 Red Squad

RUE 13, 1311 Washington Avenue 4:00 Ra Cailum 5:15 Eric Hall 6:30 Ou Ou` 7:45 Loose Screwz 9:00 Adult Fur 10:15 CaveofsordS

LUCAS PARK GRILLE (PATIO), 1234 Washington Avenue 8:00 Cassie Morgan and the Lonely Pine 9:30 Beth Bombara 11:00 Tight Pants Syndrome

LUCAS PARK GRILLE, 1234 Washington Avenue 8:45 Middle Class Fashion 10:00 Celia 11:15 The Union Electric 12:30 DJ Uptown

OUTDOOR STAGE @ 13th STREET 2:00 Nite Owl 3:15 DJ Sir Thirl 4:30 Warm Jets USA 5:45 Bug Chaser 7:00 Thi'sl

HAIR OF THE DOG, 1212 Washington Avenue 4:45 Black James 6:00 Demon Lover 7:15 Better Days 8:30 Can We Win 9:45 Modern Man 11:00 Bruiser Queen 12:15 Bunnygrunt 1:30 Volcanoes

ROSALITAS, 1229 Washington Avenue 7:15 Ellen the Felon 8:45 Jump Starts 10:15 Syna So Pro 11:45 Extremely Pointless

THE FLAMINGO BOWL, 1117 Washington Avenue 4:15 Dave Black 5:30 Mikey Wehling and the Reverbs 6:45 Bo and the Locomotive 8:00 Googolpexia 9:15 DJ Mahf

COPIA, 1122 Washington Avenue 7:15 Theresa Payne 8:30 Palace 9:45 Dots Not Feathers 11:00 Pretty Little Empire 12:15 Old Lights

THE DUBLINER, 1025 Washington Avenue 5:15 Trixie Delight 7:15 Campfire Club 8:30 Lonesome Cowboy Ryan 9:45 Skekses 11:00 Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost 12:15 Troubadour Dali 1:30 Dogtown Allstars

PRIME, 1000 Washington Avenue 6:00 Langen Neubacher and the Defeated County 7:15 Spot Ons 8:30 Caleb Travers

OVER/UNDER BAR AND GRILL, 911 Washington Avenue 3:30 Teddy Presberg's Resistance Organ Trio 4:45 Bottoms Up Blues Gang 6:00 Union Tree Review 7:15 Bear Hive 8:30 The Feed 9:45 Rats and People Motion Picture Orchestra 11:00 18andCounting

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