by RFT Music
The 2013 RFT Music Showcase is a week and a half away! Mark your calendar and save the date; on June 1 it all goes down on Washington Avenue. Sixty bands and artists, ten stages, ten bucks -- all the excellent St. Louis music you can absorb in one twelve hour span.
Be sure to check out our ongoing blog coverage. We will continue running down all of our 2013 nominees from now until the big day.
Vote for your favorite St. Louis musical acts at the official 2013 RFT Music Showcase Reader's Poll.
Alpha Brewing Company 3 p.m. Ben Bedford 4 p.m Zak Marmalefsky 5 p.m. Fred Friction 6 p.m. Jump Starts
Copia Restaurant & Wine Garden 4 p.m. Via Dove 5 p.m. Lamar Harris 6 p.m. The Educated Guess 7 p.m. The Jungle Fire 8 p.m. Theresa Payne 10 p.m. Pretty Little Empire 11 p.m Dots Not Feathers 12 a.m. Palace
The Dubliner 7 p.m. The Hobosexuals 8 p.m. Old Capital Square Dance Club 9 p.m. Prairie Rehab 10 p.m. Indian Blanket 11 p.m. Scarlet Tanager 12 p.m. Arthur & the Librarian 1 a.m. The VCRs
Flamingo Bowl 4 p.m. Eric Hall 5 p.m. CaveofswordS 6 p.m. Brett Gretzky 7 p.m. DJ Mahf 8 p.m. Franco-Hill 9 p.m. Black James 10 p.m. Adult Fur
Hair of the Dog 6 p.m. Cathedral Fever 7 p.m. Black Panties 8 p.m. Little Big Bangs 9 p.m. Pink Sock 10 p.m. Catholic Guilt 11 p.m. Anodes 12 a.m. Sine Nomine
Lucas Park Grille 5 p.m. Town Cars 7 p.m. Middle Class Fashion 9 p.m. The Reverbs 10 p.m. 18andCounting
Outdoor Stage 2 p.m. Big Brother Thunder and the Master Blasters 3 p.m. Tok 4 p.m. Demonlover 5 p.m. Capone 6 p.m. Dance Floor Riot
The Over/Under Bar and Grill 7 p.m. Jeremiah Johnson 8 p.m. The Bottoms Up Blues Gang 9 p.m. Troubadour Dali 10 p.m. Bear Hive
Rosalita's Cantina 4 p.m. Acorns to Oaks 6 p.m. Sleepy Kitty 8 p.m. Aquitaine
The Side Bar 7 p.m. Fumer 8 p.m. Foxing 9 p.m. The Union Electric 10 p.m. Bruiser Queen 11 p.m. Tight Pants Syndrome 12 a.m. Volcanoes 1 a.m. Bug Chaser