The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: May 10 to 12


Boris - Sunday, May 12 @ The Firebird
  • Boris - Sunday, May 12 @ The Firebird

Get out, St. Louis! Besides these shows, check out our Out Every Night post from earlier this week to read about The Jungle Fire's album release as well as visits from the Dillinger Escape Plan and Caitlin Rose. Take note that the Plaid Dragons performance mentioned has been moved along with the ACB's -- get the full details here.

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Friday (May 10):

DMX @ The Coliseum Music Lounge 8 p.m. | $25-$75 DMX brings his signature gruff style to "Party Up" at the Coliseum. I only ask because I just did so, but have you ever actually looked at DMX's legal history before? Holy shit dude; you need to ratchet it down a few notches. (DH)

Ferry Corsten @ Europe Nightclub w/ Rob Lemon 9 p.m. | $15-$30 Dutch producer Ferry Corsten travels all the way to Europe Nightclub -- check out our interview with the internationally-renowned DJ here. (DH)

King Britt @ The Demo 10 p.m. | $10-$15 King Britt (real name: King Britt) returns to St. Louis, performing a DJ set this time at the Demo. (DH)

Natural Child w/ Bird Cloud, Dad. Jr, Sleepy and the Bedtimes @ The Firebird 8:30 p.m. | $10 Natural Child is known as a party band, but that's not to say the music isn't good - after years of constant touring and working the 24/7 hustle that is SXSW, the Nashville band is primed for a breakthrough. (Jaime Lees)

Scoundrel w/ Boreal Hills, Ghost Dance, Durango @ The Heavy Anchor 9 p.m. | $5 Feel good punk from Chicago and garage rock from Springfield convene at this south city dive for an evening of dance-worthy sets. (MS)

Scoundrel - Friday, May 10 @ the Heavy Anchor

Trinity Piano Trio @ William A. Kerr Foundation 7:30 p.m. | $10-$20 Wish Sun Ra a happy 99th birthday with Trinity Piano Trio and area composers as they perform renditions of Sun Ra compositions. Space is the place! (MS)

The Supermen w/ The Scam @ Fubar 9 p.m. | $7-$9 St. Louis' punk rock kings of controversy, the Supermen, return to show the Scam just how it's done. (DH)

Saturday (May 11):

The Tenors @ The Pageant 8 p.m. | $49.50 Expect an evening of pleasant operatic pop from this world-renowned quartet. (MS)

Sunday (May 12):

Boris w/ Pallbearer @ The Firebird 8 p.m. | $15-$17 Watch the paint peel off the walls as Japanese experimental sounds shake the room with intense, drone-filled rock'n'roll. (MS)

Keith Sweat w/ Johnny Gill @ Scottrade Center 7:30 p.m. | $33.75-$99.75 The New Jack Swing innovator may officially be an Old Jack now, but he sure can still belt out a tune. (DH)

See also: - Ten Bands You Never Would Have Thought Used to Be Good - The Ten Biggest Concert Buzzkills: An Illustrated Guide - The 15 Most Ridiculous Band Promo Photos Ever - The Ten Worst Music Tattoos Ever

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