Lyle Lovett, The Whigs, Lil Boosie and More in This Week's Show Announcements

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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.

Alarm Will Sound: Tue., April 1, 7:30 p.m., $20. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

Amy LaVere: Sat., May 10, 9 p.m., $10-$13. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis.

Blank Space Two Year Anniversary Weekend: W/ Kneegrowpleeze vs. Cocoa Butter, Thu., March 20, 9 p.m., free. W/ Rich Medina, Iman Omari, Teresa Jenee, DJ Needles, Fri., March 21, 9 p.m., $10. W/ Mndsgn, Hawthorne Headhunters, So Many Dynamos, 18aC, Centipede, MME, Sat., March 22, 8 p.m., $10. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-458-9472.

Dennis Miller: Sun., May 18, 7 p.m., $42-$72. Peabody Opera House, 14th St. and Market St., St. Louis, 314-241-1888.

DJ Dog Dick: W/ Perverted, Thu., May 22, 9 p.m., $5. Apop Records, 2831 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-664-6575.

Doug Stanhope: Wed., April 23, 8 p.m., $25-$28. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700.

Electric Six: Tue., June 24, 9 p.m., $15. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.

Free Comic Book Day: W/ Vanilla Beans, The Little Big Bangs, Stonechat, Dr. Dan the Pancake Man & the Psychedelic Psychonauts, Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship, Braining, Sat., May 3, noon, free. Star Clipper, 6392 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-725-9110.

Goo Goo Dolls: W/ Daughtry, Plain White T's, Sun., June 29, 7 p.m., TBA. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, I-70 & Earth City Expwy., Maryland Heights, 314-298-9944.

Googolplexia and Dubb Nubb CD Release: W/ Mt. Thelonius, The Thin Dimes, Sat., March 22, 9 p.m., $5. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis.

HEARding Cats Gelatinous Orchestra: W/ Gino Robair, Sat., March 15, 8 p.m., $10-$15. William A. Kerr Foundation, 21 O'Fallon St., St Louis, 314-436-3325.

Lil Boosie: Fri., April 25, 8 p.m., $50-$100. Ambassador, 9800 Halls Ferry Road, North St. Louis County, 314-869-9090.

Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group: Fri., May 16, 8 p.m., $59.50-$69.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

Margot and the Nuclear So & Sos: Sat., June 14, 9:30 p.m., $15. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161.

The Menzingers: Wed., June 11, 7 p.m., $15. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.

Perfect Pussy: W/ Yamantaka//Sonic Titan, Tue., May 6, 9 p.m., $9. Melt, 2712 Cherokee Street, St. Louis, 314-771-6358.

Ray LaMontagne: Wed., June 18, 8 p.m., $39.50-$59.59. The Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, 314-534-1111.

Record Store Day: W/ Better Days, Liquor Lord, Fister, What We Won't See, Shitstorm, Life Like, Wax Fruit, Braining, Execution Techniques, Wild Hex, Bruiser Queen, Sat., April 19, noon, free. Apop Records, 2831 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-664-6575.

Rulers Album Release: W/ Pat Eagan, Sat., April 19, 9 p.m., $7. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686.

Seahaven: W/ Adventures, Foxing, Thu., May 8, 8:30 p.m., $10-$12. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353.

Skrillex: W/ Dillon Francis, What So Not, Milo & Otis, Tue., June 17, 7 p.m., TBA. Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave., St. Louis, 314-977-5000.

UZ: W/ HODJ, Lvxxter, HeezY, Wed., April 2, 9 p.m., $15-$20. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700.

The Vanilla Beans EP Release: W/ Matt Harnish's Pink Guitar, Durango, Fri., April 18, 9 p.m., $5. Melt, 2712 Cherokee Street, St. Louis, 314-771-6358.

The Whigs: Sat., May 17, 9 p.m., $12. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis.

) Amy LaVere

) Lil Boosie

) The Whigs

) Yamantaka//Sonic Titan

Alarm Will Sound: Tue., April 1, 7:30 p.m., $20. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Amy LaVere: Sat., May 10, 9 p.m., $10-$13. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis. Animal Lover: W/ Blight Future, Braining, Sat., May 31, 9 p.m., $5. Cafe Ventana, 3919 W Pine Blvd, St. Louis, 314-531-7500. Bates: W/ Notes, Leo Kush, Queen Rho, Sat., March 15, 10:30 p.m., $5. The Gramophone, 4243 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314-531-5700. Ben Jenkins Bloodline: Sat., March 29, 7 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Billy Barnett: Thu., March 20, 10 p.m., $5. Wed., March 26, 10 p.m., $5. Thu., March 27, 7 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Blank Space Two Year Anniversary Weekend: W/ Kneegrowpleeze vs. Cocoa Butter, Thu., March 20, 9 p.m., free. W/ Rich Medina, Iman Omari, Teresa Jenee, DJ Needles, Fri., March 21, 9 p.m., $10. W/ Mndsgn, Hawthorne Headhunters, So Many Dynamos, 18aC, Centipede, MME, Sat., March 22, 8 p.m., $10. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-458-9472. Blind Willie & the Broadway Collective: Mon., March 31, 8 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. The Blues Crushers: Sun., March 30, 8 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Bob "Bumblebee" Kamoske: Wed., March 19, 10 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Boisyiac Quartet: Tue., April 22, 7:30 p.m., free. Tavern of Fine Arts, 313 Belt Ave., St. Louis, 314-367-7549. Bronze Radio Return: Fri., May 9, 8:30 p.m., $10-$14. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Brother Jefferson Blues Band: Thu., March 27, 9:30 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Buff & Chub: W/ DJ Oatmeal, Under the Influence, Organized Rhyme Family, Thu., March 20, 7 p.m., free. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686. The Bunny the Bear: Tue., April 22, 7:30 p.m., $13. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Chicago Afrobeat Project: Fri., May 30, 9 p.m., $10-$13. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700. Common Time: Tue., March 25, 9:30 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Corey Smith: Sat., July 19, 8 p.m., $17.50/$20. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Crankshaft & the Gear Grinders: W/ The Old 1 2!, Sun., March 23, 8 p.m., $10. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Dave Black Group: Mon., March 17, 8 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Davina & the Vagabonds: Sat., March 22, 10 p.m., $10. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Decide Today: W/ Divtech, The Nightgrinder, Tue., April 1, 7 p.m., $5. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis. Dennis Miller: Sun., May 18, 7 p.m., $42-$72. Peabody Opera House, 14th St. and Market St., St. Louis, 314-241-1888. Desert Noises: Fri., April 18, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Blueberry Hill, 6504 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-727-4444. Dirty 30s: W/ The Cara Louise Band, Zak Marmalefsky, Fri., April 25, 8 p.m., $5. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis. Dizzy Atmosphere: Sun., March 30, 6 p.m., free. Schlafly Tap Room, 2100 Locust St., St. Louis, 314-241-2337. DJ Dog Dick: W/ Perverted, Thu., May 22, 9 p.m., $5. Apop Records, 2831 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-664-6575. DJ Ed Sunspot: Thu., March 20, 10 p.m., free. Barbarella, 3131 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, 314-664-2020. Donna Herula & Tony Nardiello: Sat., March 22, 7 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Doug Stanhope: Wed., April 23, 8 p.m., $25-$28. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700. Dubquest 6 Pre-Party: W/ Truth, SlantE, Dub Heezy, John Trust, Seamzlegit, Thu., April 10, 8 p.m., $10/$13. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700. Eagulls: Tue., May 20, 9 p.m., $12-$14. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Electric Six: Tue., June 24, 9 p.m., $15. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Elisium: Tue., May 13, 7 p.m., $10-$13. The Mad Magician, 5625 Manchester Ave., St. Louis. Emarosa: Sun., April 6, 6:30 p.m., $13-$15. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Euforquestra: Fri., April 18, 9 p.m., $10-$13. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700. Fabio Zanon: Sat., March 22, 8 p.m., $24-$28. Ethical Society of St. Louis, 9001 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, 314-991-0955. Free Comic Book Day: W/ Vanilla Beans, The Little Big Bangs, Stonechat, Dr. Dan the Pancake Man & the Psychedelic Psychonauts, Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship, Braining, Sat., May 3, noon, free. Star Clipper, 6392 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-725-9110. The Funs: W/ Black Panties, Times Beach, Mon., April 7, 8 p.m., free. The Engine Room, 7700 Ivory Ave., St. Louis. Goo Goo Dolls: W/ Daughtry, Plain White T's, Sun., June 29, 7 p.m., TBA. Verizon Wireless Amphitheater St. Louis, I-70 & Earth City Expwy., Maryland Heights, 314-298-9944. Googolplexia and Dubb Nubb CD Release: W/ Mt. Thelonius, The Thin Dimes, Sat., March 22, 9 p.m., $5. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis. The Hague: W/ The Old Souls Revival, Lords and Kids, Tiger Rider, Fri., April 18, 9 p.m., free. Foam Coffee & Beer, 3359 Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, 314-772-2100. Harper & Midwest Kind: Fri., March 28, 10 p.m., $10. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. HEARding Cats Gelatinous Orchestra: W/ Gino Robair, Sat., March 15, 8 p.m., $10-$15. William A. Kerr Foundation, 21 O'Fallon St., St Louis, 314-436-3325. The Hudson Branch: W/ Future Monarchs, Fri., April 25, 10:30 p.m., $7. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686. Illphonics: W/ Nee, CaveofswordS, Fri., April 11, 9 p.m., $10. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686. Ivas John Band: Fri., March 21, 10 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Jack Topht: W/ Hoonbag Moonswag, Crater Canal, Thu., March 20, 9:30 p.m., $3-$5. CBGB, 3163 S. Grand Blvd., St. Louis. Jazzmatazz: W/ McKinley CLA Jazz Band, Sat., April 5, 6 p.m., $15/$20. Glazier's Hall, 5916 Wilson Ave., St. Louis, 314-644-3922. Jim Cady and Kelly Quinn-Krener: Sun., March 16, 10:30 a.m., free. Black Bear Bakery, 2639 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-771-2236. Junoon: Fri., April 4, 6:30 p.m., $5. Saint Louis University-Busch Student Center, 20 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis. Keir Neuringer: W/ N.N.N. Cook, Wed., May 21, 9 p.m., $5. Cafe Ventana, 3919 W Pine Blvd, St. Louis, 314-531-7500. Keith Moyer Group: Mon., March 24, 8 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. King of Prussia: W/ Case Conrad, Acorns to Oaks, Tue., April 15, 9 p.m., $5. Foam Coffee & Beer, 3359 Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, 314-772-2100. Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires: Wed., April 16, 8 p.m., $8-$11. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis. Les Rhinoceros: W/ Stonechat, Thu., May 1, 9 p.m., $5. Cafe Ventana, 3919 W Pine Blvd, St. Louis, 314-531-7500. LIFTED: W/ BoomBaptist, Parisian, Ra Cailum, Fri., April 4, 9 p.m., $5. Blank Space, 2847 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-458-9472. Lil Boosie: Fri., April 25, 8 p.m., $50-$100. Ambassador, 9800 Halls Ferry Road, North St. Louis County, 314-869-9090. Lyle Lovett & His Acoustic Group: Fri., May 16, 8 p.m., $59.50-$69.50. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. Margot and the Nuclear So & Sos: Sat., June 14, 9:30 p.m., $15. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Blvd., St Louis, 314-726-6161. The Menzingers: Wed., June 11, 7 p.m., $15. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Native: W/ Brighter Arrows, Mariner, Sat., March 22, 7 p.m., $5. Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center, 3301 Lemp Ave., St. Louis, 314-771-1096. No Bragging Rights: Fri., May 9, 6:30 p.m., $13. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. Perfect Pussy: W/ Yamantaka Sonic Titan, Tue., May 6, 9 p.m., $9. Melt, 2712 Cherokee Street, St. Louis, 314-771-6358. Psychostick: W/ Shock the Junkie, Scarred Atlas, Ever More Broken, 'Til Death We Rise, Fri., March 21, 6:30 p.m., $13-$17. Pop's Nightclub, 401 Monsanto Ave., East St. Louis, 618-274-6720. Queenormous: Tue., April 22, 7:30 p.m., $10. The Sheldon, 3648 Washington Blvd., St. Louis, 314-533-9900. Ray LaMontagne: Wed., June 18, 8 p.m., $39.50-$59.59. The Fox Theatre, 527 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, 314-534-1111. Record Store Day: W/ Better Days, Liquor Lord, Fister, What We Won't See, Shitstorm, Life Like, Wax Fruit, Braining, Execution Techniques, Wild Hex, Bruiser Queen, Sat., April 19, noon, free. Apop Records, 2831 Cherokee St., St. Louis, 314-664-6575. Rich McDonough & Rough Grooves Blues Band: Wed., March 19, 7 p.m., $5. Wed., March 26, 7 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Rocky & the Wranglers: Tue., March 25, 7 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Rocky Mantia Band: Thu., March 20, 7 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Rulers Album Release: W/ Pat Eagan, Sat., April 19, 9 p.m., $7. Plush, 3224 Locust St., St Louis, 314-535-2686. Ruthless: W/ Iron Born, Sun., April 27, 7 p.m., $10-$13. The Mad Magician, 5625 Manchester Ave., St. Louis. Sarah Jane & the Blue Notes: Sun., March 30, 4 p.m., free. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Saving Abel: W/ Hollow Point Heroes, Tue., July 1, 7 p.m., $12-$15. The Mad Magician, 5625 Manchester Ave., St. Louis. Seahaven: W/ Adventures, Foxing, Thu., May 8, 8:30 p.m., $10-$12. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Skrillex: W/ Dillon Francis, What So Not, Milo & Otis, Tue., June 17, 7 p.m., TBA. Chaifetz Arena, 1 S. Compton Ave., St. Louis, 314-977-5000. Songbird Cafe: W/ Emily Higgins, John Higgins, Gary Gordon, Roberta Gordon, Wed., March 26, 7:30 p.m., $12-$15. Focal Point, 2720 Sutton Blvd., Saint Louis, 314-781-4200. Soulard Blues Band: Sat., March 29, 10 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. St. Louis Harmony Chorus: Fri., April 25, 7:30 p.m., $20. Foundry Art Centre, 520 N. Main Center, St. Charles, 636-255-0270. The St. Louis Social Group: Tue., March 18, 7 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra: Sun., March 23, 3 p.m., free. Powell Symphony Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, 314-534-1700. Street Justice: W/ Willis, Pet Rock the Musical, Zoned Out, Fri., April 4, 9 p.m., $5. Livery Company, 3211 Cherokee St., St Louis. Texas in July: W/ Structures, Myka Relocate, Elitist, Sun., May 4, 7 p.m., $13-$15. Fubar, 3108 Locust, St. Louis, 314-289-9050. The Thin Dimes: Sun., March 23, 4 p.m., free. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Tim Rakel: W/ Keokuk, Little Legend, Sat., April 5, 9 p.m., $5. Foam Coffee & Beer, 3359 Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, 314-772-2100. Timber Timbre: Mon., May 5, 8 p.m., $10-$12. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis. Tom Hall: Fri., March 28, 7 p.m., $10. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Tommy Halloran & Guerilla Swing: Tue., March 18, 9:30 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Trapstep City 7: W/ Goon Bags, Blaze Luminous, Baytron, Nick Costa, Combustibles, Ben Jvhman vs Vybz Codey, Sat., March 22, 8 p.m., $5/$8. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700. Trigger 5: Sat., March 29, 3 p.m., $5. BB's Jazz, Blues & Soups, 700 S. Broadway, St. Louis, 314-436-5222. Tyler Ward: Fri., June 13, 8 p.m., $12-$17. The Firebird, 2706 Olive St., St. Louis, 314-535-0353. Ume: Sun., March 23, 2 p.m., free. Vintage Vinyl, 6610 Delmar Blvd., University City, 314-721-4096. UZ: W/ HODJ, Lvxxter, HeezY, Wed., April 2, 9 p.m., $15-$20. 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center, 2720 Cherokee St., St Louis, 314-276-2700. The Vanilla Beans EP Release: W/ Matt Harnish's Pink Guitar, Durango, Fri., April 18, 9 p.m., $5. Melt, 2712 Cherokee Street, St. Louis, 314-771-6358. Webbie: W/ Zed Zilla, Fri., April 18, 7 p.m., $25-$35. Ambassador, 9800 Halls Ferry Road, North St. Louis County, 314-869-9090. The Whigs: Sat., May 17, 9 p.m., $12. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Ave., St. Louis. Wick-It the Instigator: Sat., March 22, 9 p.m., $10/$12. Old Rock House, 1200 S. 7th St., St. Louis, 314-588-0505.

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