The Firebird was barely a quarter-full when St. Louis' Tenement Ruth took the stage at 8:30 p.m. A couple dozen people, mostly older males, were scattered along the back wall near the arcade machines and sound board.
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.
Mon February 3
The Dock Ellis Band is a good time, honky tonk, drinking band from St. Louis that has released a twelve song LP entitled Bad Songs And Waltzes (recorded at Native Sound Studio). The bands first full length…