Elton John, Pete Rock, Goblin, Lee Fields and More in This Week's Show Announcements

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Big Freedia is coming back! - ALEXIS HITT

Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new shows, so you can do some digging of your own and let us know which ones you are excited about! Click through and start planning ahead.

Big Freedia: Thu., Oct. 24, 9 p.m., $15-$17. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.

Black Milk: W/ Quelle Chris, DJ Sober, Thelonius Kryptonite, Darris Robins, Fri., Oct. 18, 9 p.m., $12/$15. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-458-9472.

Connor Christian & Southern Gothic: Fri., Dec. 13, 8:30 p.m., $10-$15. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366.

Coolio: W/ John Boi, Thu., Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m., $22-$50. Pop's Nightclub, 1403 Mississippi Ave., St Louis, 618-274-6720.

Cute Is What We Aim For: Wed., Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m., $13-$15. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050.

Dumpstaphunk: W/ George Porter Jr., Thu., Oct. 17, 8 p.m., $20. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.

Elton John: Sun., Nov. 24, 7 p.m., TBA. Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave., St. Louis, 314-977-5000.

High On Fire: W/ Kvelertak, Sat., Nov. 23, 7 p.m., $15-$17. Pop's Nightclub, 1403 Mississippi Ave., St Louis, 618-274-6720.

Jeff Coffin & the Mu'tet: Fri., Sept. 20, 9 p.m., $15. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.

Lady Antebellum: W/ Kip Moore, Kacey Musgraves, Sat., Nov. 9, 7 p.m., $51.50-$96.50. Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave., St. Louis, 314-977-5000.

Lapalux: W/ Parisian, ewokietalkie, Tue., Sept. 17, 8 p.m., free-$5. Billiken Club at Saint Louis University - Busch Student Center, 20 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, 314-977-2020.

Lee Fields & the Expressions: W/ Big Brother Thunder & the Master Blasters, DJ MAKossa, Hal Greens, Wed., Nov. 6, 8:30 p.m., $20/$22. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-875-0233.

Leon Russell: Wed., Nov. 20, 8 p.m., $30/$35. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.

Michael Nesmith: Tue., Nov. 19, 8:30 p.m., $40-$50. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.

Olivia Block: Fri., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., $10-$20. Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 3750 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, 314-535-4660.

Pete Rock: W/ CL Smooth, Camp Lo, Sun., Oct. 20, 9 p.m., $20-$28. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-875-0233.

Steve Aoki: W/ Waka Flocka, Bogore, Thu., Nov. 7, 8 p.m., $31/$33.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenuee: Mon., Nov. 11, 8 p.m., $27.50-$30. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.

Washed Out: Wed., Nov. 13, 8:30 p.m., $15-$18. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.

Big Freedia

Connor Christian & Southern Gothic

Goblin

Lee Fields & the Expressions

Antrim Dells: / Mister Blackcat, Thu., Oct. 17, 10 p.m., $7. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686. The Architects: Sat., Nov. 23, 8:30 p.m., $8-$10. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Aristrocrat Laundromat: Sat., Oct. 19, 9 p.m., $5. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave., St Louis, 314-352-5226. Arm the Poor: W/ The Driftaways, Wed., Oct. 2, 9 p.m., $8-$10. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Automagik: W/ Armadillo, Durango, Sat., Sept. 14, 9 p.m., $5. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave., St Louis, 314-352-5226. Big Freedia: Thu., Oct. 24, 9 p.m., $15-$17. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. The Big Idea: Wed., Sept. 18, 9 p.m., free. Shanti, 825 Allen Ave., St. Louis, 314-241-4772. Bingo Players: W/ Bass Jackers, Makj, Carl Tricks, Mon., Nov. 4, 8 p.m., $25/$30. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Black Milk: W/ Quelle Chris, DJ Sober, Thelonius Kryptonite, Darris Robins, Fri., Oct. 18, 9 p.m., $12/$15. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-458-9472. The Cactus Blossoms: W/ The Loot Rock Gang, Wed., Sept. 18, 8 p.m., $5-$8. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363. Citizen: W/ Diamond Youth, Sainthood Reps, Sun., Nov. 17, 7 p.m., $12-$15. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Claire Chase Quintet: Fri., April 4, 7:30 p.m., $10-$20. Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, 3716 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, 314-754-1850. The Cliks: W/ Hot Peach, Tue., Oct. 22, 8 p.m., $10. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Connor Christian & Southern Gothic: Fri., Dec. 13, 8:30 p.m., $10-$15. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Coolio: W/ John Boi, Thu., Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m., $22-$50. Pop's Nightclub, 1403 Mississippi Ave., St Louis, 618-274-6720. Cut Copy: W/ Larry Gus, Mon., Nov. 11, 8 p.m., $22.50/$25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Cute Is What We Aim For: Wed., Oct. 16, 6:30 p.m., $13-$15. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Days of Redemption: W/ Virucide, Mine Enemies Fall, Conquest, Sol Klinch, Presents for the Dead, Sat., Oct. 26, 6 p.m., $8-$12. Pop's Nightclub, 1403 Mississippi Ave., St Louis, 618-274-6720. Deception of a Ghost: Tue., Sept. 17, 7:30 p.m., $7-$10. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Digital Tape Machine: W/ Sun Stereo, Wed., Nov. 20, 9 p.m., $12-$20. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-875-0233. Dorrough: W/ Blakc Dude, Fri., Oct. 4, 9 p.m., $20-$25. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Dumpstaphunk: W/ George Porter Jr., Thu., Oct. 17, 8 p.m., $20. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505. The Earth Program: W/ Doleful Lions, Sat., Oct. 26, 9 p.m., $5. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave., St Louis, 314-352-5226. Elton John: Sun., Nov. 24, 7 p.m., TBA. Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave., St. Louis, 314-977-5000. Euforquestra: W/ Aaron Kamm and the One Drops, Sat., Oct. 5, 8:30 p.m., $10-$15. W/ Aaron Kamm and the One Drops, Sat., Oct. 5, 8:30 p.m., $10-$15. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-875-0233. Goblin: Tue., Dec. 3, 7 p.m., TBA. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-875-0233. Gretchen Wilson: Tue., Oct. 15, 8 p.m., $28-$36. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Gringo Stage at the Mexican Independence Day Festival: W/ De Los Muertos, Red Squad, Beauty Pageant, 32 Piece Vintage Party Set, Catholic Guilt, Tok, Demonlover, Black James, Carriage House, Sat., Sept. 14, 4 p.m., free. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-458-9472. Gringo Star: Tue., Dec. 10, 9 p.m., $8-$10. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Grooms: W/ Search Parties, Con Trails, Fri., Oct. 18, 9 p.m., $7. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686. Hazard to Ya Booty: Sat., Sept. 21, 9 p.m., $5. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. High On Fire: W/ Kvelertak, Sat., Nov. 23, 7 p.m., $15-$17. Pop's Nightclub, 1403 Mississippi Ave., St Louis, 618-274-6720. Insatanity: W/ Fisthammer, Sat., Nov. 9, 8 p.m., $12-$13. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Invest STL Benefit Contest: W/ Last to Show First To Go, Beth Bombara, Thu., Sept. 26, 7:30 p.m., $10. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. Ivan and Aloysha: Mon., Nov. 18, 8 p.m., $10-$14. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Jason and the Punknecks: Sat., Oct. 5, 8:30 p.m., $8. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Jeff Coffin & the Mu'tet: Fri., Sept. 20, 9 p.m., $15. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505. The Josh Berwanger Band: W/ Palace, Fri., Oct. 11, 9 p.m., $7. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave., St Louis, 314-352-5226. Joshua Abram's Natural Information Society: Sat., Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m., $10-$20. Joe's Cafe, 6014 Kingsbury Ave., St. Louis. Justin Jay: Thu., Oct. 3, 10 p.m., $10. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Lady: Sat., Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m., $10-$12. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-875-0233. Lady Antebellum: W/ Kip Moore, Kacey Musgraves, Sat., Nov. 9, 7 p.m., $51.50-$96.50. Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave., St. Louis, 314-977-5000. Lapalux: W/ Parisian, ewokietalkie, Tue., Sept. 17, 8 p.m., free-$5. Billiken Club at Saint Louis University - Busch Student Center, 20 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, 314-977-2020. Late Night Radio: Sat., Nov. 2, 11:55 p.m., $5. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Leagues: W/ The Dig, Sun., Oct. 6, 8 p.m., $10. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. Lee Fields & the Expressions: W/ Big Brother Thunder & the Master Blasters, DJ MAKossa, Hal Greens, Wed., Nov. 6, 8:30 p.m., $20/$22. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-875-0233. Leon Russell: Wed., Nov. 20, 8 p.m., $30/$35. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505. Maple Jam Band: Fri., Sept. 13, 6 p.m., free. The Wine Press, 4436 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-289-9463. Marty Ehrlich: Fri., Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., $10-$20. Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, 314-289-1523. Michael Nesmith: Tue., Nov. 19, 8:30 p.m., $40-$50. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505. Mother Falcon: W/ Union Tree Review, Sun., Sept. 29, 8 p.m., $7/$10. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. Not For a Billion: W/ The Expressions, Pro Bono & the Non-Billables, Driven to Excess, The VCRs, Fri., Oct. 4, 7 p.m., $8. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505. Olivia Block: Fri., Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m., $10-$20. Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 3750 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, 314-535-4660. Pat Joyce: Tue., Sept. 17, 7 p.m., free. The Wine Press, 4436 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-289-9463. Periphery: W/ Born of Osiris, Dead Letter Circus, Twelve Foot Ninja, Wed., Nov. 6, 6 p.m., $17.50-$22. Pop's Nightclub, 1403 Mississippi Ave., St Louis, 618-274-6720. Pete Rock: W/ CL Smooth, Camp Lo, Sun., Oct. 20, 9 p.m., $20-$28. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-875-0233. Ponx Attax: W/ The Bad Engrish, Hard Evidence, Fri., Nov. 22, 8:30 p.m., $7. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Portland Cello Project: Wed., Nov. 6, 8:30 p.m., $12-$18. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505. Rabbit Ear Movement: W/ Jan Marra, North Jefferson, Sun., Sept. 22, 7 p.m., $6. Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd., Saint Louis, 314-781-4200. Raheem DeVaughn: Sun., Oct. 13, 8 p.m., $30. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Richard Buckner: W/ Union Electric, Dan Johanning, Tue., Oct. 1, 7:30 p.m., $12. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Royal Canoe: W/ Wildeyed, Sat., Oct. 19, 8 p.m., $8/$10. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Scar the Martyr: Sun., Oct. 6, 7 p.m., $15-$19. Pop's Nightclub, 1403 Mississippi Ave., St Louis, 618-274-6720. Shel: W/ Michael Fitzgerald, The Roosevelts, Sat., Sept. 28, 9 p.m., $7. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave., St Louis, 314-352-5226. Shlohmo + XXYYXX: W/ Pleasure, Billy Brown, Sat., Nov. 2, 8 p.m., $15/$20. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-875-0233. Smile Empty Soul: W/ Acidic, Sun., Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m., $12-$15. Pop's Nightclub, 1403 Mississippi Ave., St Louis, 618-274-6720. Spin Deep Pt. 8: W/ Nappy DJ Needles, DJ JMo, Agile 1, Fri., Sept. 27, 9 p.m., $5. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-458-9472. Steve Aoki: W/ Waka Flocka, Bogore, Thu., Nov. 7, 8 p.m., $31/$33.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Sur: W/ Animal Teeth, The Night Grinder, Beauty Pageant, Sat., Sept. 14, 9 p.m., $5. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-458-9472. The Swellers: W/ The Disappeared, Forever Young, Wed., Nov. 6, 7:30 p.m., $8-$10. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Take Offense: W/ Malfunction, Thu., Sept. 26, 8:30 p.m., $7-$10. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Tim Easton: Tue., Dec. 17, 9 p.m., $12. Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-727-4444. Tom Pappas Collection: Sat., Sept. 14, 9:30 p.m., free. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. Tommy Womack: Thu., Nov. 21, 7 p.m., $10-$15. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363. Trans-Siberian Orchestra: Mon., Dec. 23, 3 & 7:30 p.m., $32.50-$70.50. Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave., St. Louis, 314-241-1888. Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue: Mon., Nov. 11, 8 p.m., $27.50-$30. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505. Vandaveer: W/ Search Parties, Sun., Oct. 27, 8 p.m., $10. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Vanessa Carlton: Tue., Nov. 26, 9 p.m., $25. Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-727-4444. Washed Out: Wed., Nov. 13, 8:30 p.m., $15-$18. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. William Parker's In Order to Survive Quintet: Fri., Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., $10-$20. Mad Art Gallery, 2727 S. 12th St., St. Louis, 314-771-8230.

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