Forming the Grassy Knoll Boys in 2009 when he struck out on his solo career, Kansas native Chuck Mead utilizes western swing and rockabilly sounds to spin more yarns than a knitting circle.
Much like a good set of earplugs in a loud environment, Seattle-based band STAG combines catchy hooks and honeyed harmonies to create something that you'll look forward to sticking in your ears.
Opening the show on Saturday night at Plush was Los Angeles-based Détective, a band consisting of former Guided by Voices bassist James Greer on vocals and guitar, Guylaine Vivarat who covered the low end and contributed vocals and Chris Dunn behind the kit.
Closing out this year's installment of An Under Cover Weekend in the usual grand style, five St. Louis bands -- Arthur and the Librarian, Last to Show First to Go, Palace, Dots Not Feathers and Via Dove -- raised the bar and left the crowd anticipating next year's party at the Firebird.
London, England's blues-rock powerhouse Little Barrie proves that while you can take the rock out of the garage, you can't take the garage out of the rock.
Once again, we find ourselves at the time of year that everyone loves: An Under Cover Weekend, that magical pair of nights when some fine local artists in St. Louis put aside their own works to pay tribute to their idols.
Taking a break from the unrelenting heat, Atlanta-based rockers Ponderosa soak up the air-conditioning while rocking out in the Magnolia Avenue studios.