Pokey LaFarge, Man Man, Lil Kim, Journey and More in This Week's Show Announcements

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Pokey LaFarge -- Friday, December 20 @ Casa Loma Ballroom - PRESS PHOTO
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  • Pokey LaFarge -- Friday, December 20 @ Casa Loma Ballroom

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.

The 12 Bassists of Christmas: W/ Bruiser Queen, Middle Class Fashion, Sleepy Kitty, Sat., Dec. 14, 9 p.m., TBA. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363.

Acoustics Anonymous CD Release: W/ Clusterpluck, Electric Rehab, Sean Canan, Dave Clark, Sat., Dec. 28, 7 p.m., $10-$12. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.

The Airborne Toxic Event: Wed., Feb. 12, 8 p.m., $17.50/$20. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

Amen Lucy, Amen CD Releasee: W/ Bones Jugs and Harmony, The Thin Dimes, Fri., Jan. 17, 9 p.m., $5. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700.

Aquitaine CD Release: W/ Hidden Lakes, The Vondrukes, Fri., Jan. 3, 9 p.m., $7-$9. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.

Arcade Fire: Sun., April 27, 7:30 p.m., $20.50-$60.50. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, I-70 & Earth City Expwy., Maryland Heights, 314-298-9944.

Arctic Monkeys: Sat., Feb. 15, 8 p.m., $27.50-$30. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

Band Lotto: W/ Daren's Jimmy Johns, Pig Armor, Stabbing Contest, Blood of the Unicorn, Slaughterchops, Rip Taylor Motherfuckers!, BagDad, Sat., Dec. 7, 8:30 p.m., $3. The Mad Magician, 5625 Manchester Ave., St. Louis.

Bob Weir and RatDog: Mon., March 10, 8 p.m., $35-$60. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

Cheer-Accident: W/ The Conformists, Yowie, Sat., Jan. 11, 9 p.m., free. Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust St., St. Louis, 314-241-2337.

Death Before Dishonor: W/ Betrayal, Seeker, Perfect People, Mon., Jan. 13, 7 p.m., $12-$13. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050.

Eleni Mandell: W/ Vikesh, Kapoor, Tue., Feb. 11, 8 p.m., $10-$12. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.

Filmage STL: The Story of Descendents/All: W/ Dead Planet (as Descendents), Coverage (as All), Fri., Dec. 13, 7 p.m., $10. W/ Better Days (as Descendents), Coverage (as All), Sat., Dec. 14, 7 p.m., $10. Mad Art Gallery, 2727 S. 12th St., St. Louis, 314-771-8230.

Fitz & the Tantrums: Mon., Feb. 10, 8 p.m., $22.50-$25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival: W/ Arturo Sandoval, Fri., April 25, 8 p.m., $20-$40. W/ Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Sat., April 26, 8 p.m., $20-$40. Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center, 1 University Boulevard, St. Louis, 314-516-4949.

Hazard To Ya Booty CD Release: Fri., Dec. 27, 9 p.m., $5. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700.

Journey: W/ The Steve Miller Band, Tower of Power, Fri., July 11, 7:30 p.m., $29.50-$151. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, I-70 & Earth City Expwy., Maryland Heights, 314-298-9944.

Lil Kim: W/ Tiffany Foxx, Fri., Nov. 29, 9 p.m., TBA. The Coliseum Music Lounge, 2619 Washington Ave., St Louis, 314-531-2920.

Man Man: Sun., Jan. 19, 7 p.m., $15-$18. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363.

The Neighborhood Watch CD Release: W/ Worst Case Ontario, Witherton, Fri., Jan. 3, 7 p.m., $10-$13. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366.

Old Gray: W/ Lovechild, Wed., Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m., $10-$13. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366.

Pet Rock: The Musical Cassette Release: W/ Skarekrau Radio, Little Big Bangs, Animal Teeth, Wed., Dec. 18, 8 p.m., free. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis.

Pokey LaFarge: W/ The Tillers, Fri., Dec. 20, 8 p.m., $14-$16. Casa Loma Ballroom, 3354 Iowa Ave., St. Louis, 314-664-8000.

Rev. Whiskey Richard and the Buster Hymen Band: W/ Bubbahoney, Wed., Dec. 11, 9 p.m., $5. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis.

Ron White: Fri., May 16, 7 p.m., $49.75-$58.75. Peabody Opera House, 14th St. and Market St., St. Louis, 314-241-1888.

Story of the Year: Mon., Feb. 17, 8 p.m., $15-$18. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

Toy Drive/Show for Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital: W/ Blackwater '64, Bluefish, Arthur and the Librarian, County Graves, Sat., Dec. 21, 7 p.m., $10-$13. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366.

Young the Giant: W/ Vance Joy, Fri., March 21, 8 p.m., $25/$27.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

Cheer-Accident

Lil Kim

Man Man

Pokey LaFarge

The 12 Bassists of Christmas: W/ Bruiser Queen, Middle Class Fashion, Sleepy Kitty, Sat., Dec. 14, 9 p.m., TBA. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363. Acoustics Anonymous CD Release: W/ Clusterpluck, Electric Rehab, Sean Canan, Dave Clark, Sat., Dec. 28, 7 p.m., $10-$12. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505. The Airborne Toxic Event: Wed., Feb. 12, 8 p.m., $17.50/$20. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. All the Trimmins Thanksgiving Eve Jam: W/ DJ Mahf, Wed., Nov. 27, 9 p.m., $5-$7. Thaxton Speakeasy, 1009 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-241-3279. Allegeaon: W/ Suffer the Wrath, Encrypted, Tyranny Enthroned, Silence the Messenger, Decay Crawler, Tue., Dec. 3, 6:30 p.m., $10. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Amen Lucy, Amen CD Release: W/ Bones Jugs and Harmony, The Thin Dimes, Fri., Jan. 17, 9 p.m., $5. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. Annual Pre-Thanksgiving Last Waltz Tribute Concert: W/ The Stag Nite All Stars, Wed., Nov. 27, 8 p.m., $5. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700. Aquitaine: W/ England in 1819, MusicEmbryo, Owne Pye, Wed., Jan. 1, 9 p.m., $7. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686. Aquitaine CD Release: W/ Hidden Lakes, The Vondrukes, Fri., Jan. 3, 9 p.m., $7-$9. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Arcade Fire: Sun., April 27, 7:30 p.m., $20.50-$60.50. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, I-70 & Earth City Expwy., Maryland Heights, 314-298-9944. Arctic Monkeys: Sat., Feb. 15, 8 p.m., $27.50-$30. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Band Lotto: W/ Daren's Jimmy Johns, Pig Armor, Stabbing Contest, Blood of the Unicorn, Slaughterchops, Rip Taylor Motherfuckers!, BagDad, Sat., Dec. 7, 8:30 p.m., $3. The Mad Magician, 5625 Manchester Ave., St. Louis. Ben Knight: Thu., Jan. 16, 9 p.m., $5. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave., St Louis, 314-352-5226. Blackfoot Gypsies: W/ Brother Lee and the Leather Jackals, Sat., Jan. 4, 9 p.m., $8-$10. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Bob Weir and RatDog: Mon., March 10, 8 p.m., $35-$60. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Bring Me the Horizon: W/ Of Mice & Men, letlive, Issues, Sat., Feb. 15, 6 p.m., $23-$27. Pop's Nightclub, 401 Monsanto Ave., East St. Louis, 618-274-6720. Cheer-Accident: W/ The Conformists, Yowie, Sat., Jan. 11, 9 p.m., free. Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust St., St. Louis, 314-241-2337. Dave Simon's Rock School Presents Best of the Beatles: Sat., Dec. 7, 7 p.m., $5. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686. Dear Genre: W/ Wildeyed, Faces Like Flint, King James and the Killer Bee, Sat., Dec. 21, 9 p.m., $7. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686. Death Before Dishonor: W/ Betrayal, Seeker, Perfect People, Mon., Jan. 13, 7 p.m., $12-$13. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Disputed: W/ Jimmy Got Hustled, Spatula Face, Sat., Dec. 21, 9 p.m., $8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. El Monstero: a tribute to Pink Floyd: Sun., Dec. 22, 6 p.m., $45. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Eleni Mandell: W/ Vikesh, Kapoor, Tue., Feb. 11, 8 p.m., $10-$12. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Emily Jean: W/ Jordan Bell, TIC TOC, Guillateam, Catastrophe, Gwap Getta Music, Leevuwrite, Augie Tuck Canstieen, ChillZ, Fri., Nov. 29, 7 p.m., $11-$16. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Experience Hendrix: Thu., March 13, 8 p.m., $30-$100. The Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, 314-534-1111. Exploding Cigars: W/ Elbow Through Hammer, The Insidious Device, Sat., Dec. 7, 9 p.m., free. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. The Feed: W/ Scarlet Tanager, Pistols & the Sisters, The Reverbs, Thu., Dec. 12, 8 p.m., $10-$13. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363. Filmage STL: The Story of Descendents/All: W/ Dead Planet (as Descendents), Coverage (as All), Fri., Dec. 13, 7 p.m., $10. W/ Better Days (as Descendents), Coverage (as All), Sat., Dec. 14, 7 p.m., $10. Mad Art Gallery, 2727 S. 12th St., St. Louis, 314-771-8230. Fitz & the Tantrums: Mon., Feb. 10, 8 p.m., $22.50-$25. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. The Giving Tree: W/ ClusterPluck, Fri., Dec. 6, 9 p.m., $8. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival: W/ Arturo Sandoval, Fri., April 25, 8 p.m., $20-$40. W/ Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Sat., April 26, 8 p.m., $20-$40. Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center, 1 University Boulevard, St. Louis, 314-516-4949. Hazard To Ya Booty CD Release: Fri., Dec. 27, 9 p.m., $5. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. Hemmingbirds: W/ CaveofswordS, Humdrum, Sat., Jan. 11, 9 p.m., $8-$11. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Indyground: W/ Sidewalk Chalk, Thelonius Kryptonite, Razi, Sat., Dec. 28, 8 p.m., $10-$15. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700. J Boog: W/ Los Rakas, Wed., Feb. 12, 9 p.m., $12.50/$15. Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-727-4444. Janes Reel: W/ The Motifs, The Skagbyrds, The Ragstripes, Ascension of Akari, Giant's Knife, Moon Thief, Shut In, Sun., Nov. 24, 4 p.m., $8-$10. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-862-0009. Jay Love: W/ Pancho Rucker, Vito Monney, Magnum, 12 to 6 Movement, Kenny Knox, Pastor Troy, Sat., Dec. 14, 9 p.m., $22-$25. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686. Journey: W/ The Steve Miller Band, Tower of Power, Fri., July 11, 7:30 p.m., $29.50-$151. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, I-70 & Earth City Expwy., Maryland Heights, 314-298-9944. The Jungle Fire: Wed., Nov. 27, 9 p.m., free. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363. Kastle: W/ Druid Cloak, Pleasure, DJ Mellow, Fri., Dec. 20, 9 p.m., $15. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700. Kenny Knox: W/ DJ Dolo, Vito Monney, 12 to 6 Movement, Magnum, Pancho Rucker, Jay Love, Thu., Nov. 21, 8:30 p.m., $10. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. The Kin: Thu., Feb. 13, 8 p.m., $12-$14. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. KTRL.: W/ Nick Costa, Killer B, DJ No Fro, Michael K, Thu., Nov. 21, 6 p.m., $5. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-458-9472. Leonard Dstroy: W/ MAKossa, Centipede, 18andCounting, Wed., Nov. 27, 10 p.m., $5. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-458-9472. Lil Kim: W/ Tiffany Foxx, Fri., Nov. 29, 9 p.m., TBA. The Coliseum Music Lounge, 2619 Washington Ave., St Louis, 314-531-2920. Make Me Break Me: W/ Break These Walls, Trayswyre, Burning Down Oceans, Praying In Traffic, Sat., Dec. 28, 6:30 p.m., $5-$10. Pop's Nightclub, 401 Monsanto Ave., East St. Louis, 618-274-6720. Man Man: Sun., Jan. 19, 7 p.m., $15-$18. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363. Miserable Now: a tribute to the Smiths: W/ Soma, Vibe Steady, Red Red Waves, Sat., Dec. 28, 8 p.m., $8-$10. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Miss Rodgers: W/ Riley James, Willis, Solo Zunder, Thu., Dec. 12, 9 p.m., $5. The Crack Fox, 1114 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-621-6900. Motel Mirrors: W/ Amy LaVere, John Paul Keith, Will Sexton, Fri., Jan. 10, 8:30 p.m., $10-$15. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-773-3363. Nancy Lippincott: Sat., Nov. 30, 10 a.m., free. Riverbender.com Community Center, 200 W. 3rd St., Alton, 618-465-9850. The Neighborhood Watch CD Release: W/ Worst Case Ontario, Witherton, Fri., Jan. 3, 7 p.m., $10-$13. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Nina Diaz: W/ Town Cars, Morgan Nusbaum, M. Powers, Thu., Dec. 5, 9 p.m., $5. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave., St Louis, 314-352-5226. Old Gray: W/ Lovechild, Wed., Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m., $10-$13. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Pet Rock: The Musical Cassette Release: W/ Skarekrau Radio, Little Big Bangs, Animal Teeth, Wed., Dec. 18, 8 p.m., free. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis. Pilot For a Day: W/ Equal Squeeze, Sun., Jan. 19, 8 p.m., $10. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Pokey LaFarge: W/ The Tillers, Fri., Dec. 20, 8 p.m., $14-$16. Casa Loma Ballroom, 3354 Iowa Ave., St. Louis, 314-664-8000. The Quiet Concert Series: W/ Nathan Cook, Greg Farough, Mark Sarich, Sat., Dec. 7, 8 p.m., $5. Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center, 3301 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-771-1096. Real Friends: W/ Knuckle Puck, Light Years, Secondary, BAMF!, Wed., Jan. 1, 7:30 p.m., $10/$12. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Rebelution: W/ Cris Cab, Tue., Feb. 4, 8 p.m., $17.50/$20. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. *repeat repeat: W/ River City Sound, Sat., Dec. 28, 9 p.m., $7. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. Rev. Whiskey Richard and the Buster Hymen Band: W/ Bubbahoney, Wed., Dec. 11, 9 p.m., $5. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis. The Revivalists: Tue., Feb. 11, 8 p.m., $10-$12. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505. Ron White: Fri., May 16, 7 p.m., $49.75-$58.75. Peabody Opera House, 14th St. and Market St., St. Louis, 314-241-1888. Sing Me a Fiction: W/ Resolute, Choir Vandals, The Engineered, Heavy Breather, Sun., Dec. 29, 7 p.m., free. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Soul Low: W/ Wildeyed, Sat., Jan. 4, 9 p.m., $5. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave., St Louis, 314-352-5226. Spotlight STL Music Awards: W/ Sleepy & the Bedtimes, The Moonglampers, Sat., Dec. 21, 9 p.m., $5. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Ave., St Louis, 314-352-5226. Step Rockets: Sun., Dec. 1, 8 p.m., $8-$10. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Stickley & Canan: Sun., Nov. 24, 8:30 p.m., free. John D. McGurk's Irish Pub, 1200 Russell Blvd., St. Louis, 314-776-8309. Story of the Year: Mon., Feb. 17, 8 p.m., $15-$18. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Surtsey: W/ My Molly, Cannon Field, Ben Martsoff, Sun., Dec. 22, 8:30 p.m., $5. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Tommy Halloran: Wed., Dec. 4, 9 p.m., $5. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis. Toy Drive/Show for Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital: W/ Blackwater '64, Bluefish, Arthur and the Librarian, County Graves, Sat., Dec. 21, 7 p.m., $10-$13. The Demo, 4144 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-652-3366. Trey Anastasio Band: Sat., Feb. 1, 8 p.m., $42.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. A Tribute to the British Invasion: Sat., Jan. 18, 4 p.m., $7-$8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Ultra Bide: Sat., Feb. 8, 8 p.m., $10-$12. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Vaudevileins: W/ The Sorry People, Wed., Dec. 11, 9 p.m., $8. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Villains: W/ Gift Giver, Kodiak, Danny Greene, Past Consent, Every Hand Revealed, Sun., Dec. 15, 7 p.m., $10. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Worst Case Ontario: W/ Bike Path, The Former Me, Phranklyn Project, Fri., Jan. 3, 8 p.m., $8-$10. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. X-Mas Juggalo Bash: Otice, Freakz R Us, Unsolved Homicide, Hazmat FTG, Ill Est., Chainsaw Magavin, POW, Repatalleon, Cash Reap, Proven Effective, Lockdown, Thu., Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m., $10-$14. Pop's Nightclub, 401 Monsanto Ave., East St. Louis, 618-274-6720. Young the Giant: W/ Vance Joy, Fri., March 21, 8 p.m., $25/$27.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

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