Monday night at the Firebird had a little bit of everything, from the art-rock band the Red Paintings to the whirlwind set from Austin power-trio Ume to the blistering performance by headlining act ...And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead.
Thursday night at the Firebird was a great place for a geek. Using video game sound cards, Super NES controls and an old NES Power Pad with chiptune, pop-rockers I Fight Dragons made references ranging from Edgar Allan Poe to Star Wars to Moby Dick.
San Antonio-based Girl in a Coma played a roaring set last night at the Firebird In support of last year's "Exits and All the Rest." Local bands Scene of Irony and DinoFight! (not pictured) rounded out a perfect way to end a weekend.
Thursday night at the Pageant, ska-punk favorites Reel big Fish played a high-energy show.
Omaha-based indie-rock band Cursive came through St. Louis on Friday night and put on a high energy show at Off Broadway.