RockNR Lantern Fest w/ St. Villagers, Tok, John Hawkwood's Blackfoot, Daytime Television
Feb
23
8:00 PM20:00

RockNR Lantern Fest w/ St. Villagers, Tok, John Hawkwood's Blackfoot, Daytime Television

Lantern Festival is one of the biggest fests in China - it means the end of the Chinese New Year

We will celebrate Lantern Festival 2019 with the Only Chinese Band in STL —— St.Villagers
and some fantastic cool local bands too

$5 at the Door
Any Age if you don't mind loud distortion

Band line up:

John hawkwood's blackfoot
https://www.facebook.com/JohnHawkwoodsBlackfootSun/
https://www.johnhawkwoodsblackfootsun.com/

St.Villagers
https://www.facebook.com/st.villagerschineserock/

Tok
https://www.facebook.com/tokandroll/

DayTime Television
https://www.facebook.com/dttvstl/
https://daytimetv.bandcamp.com

Annnnnnnnnd
welcome to Visit

More details are coming soon
pls save the date

HAPPY ROCK N ROLL LANTERN FEST
ENJOY THE NIGHT


730pm - doors
8pm - show
$5

https://www.facebook.com/events/404346970308999/

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Farseek w/ Complainer, Sunsulking
Feb
24
8:00 PM20:00

Farseek w/ Complainer, Sunsulking

midwest sunday punk night at your favorite coffee & beer spot

Complainer. (Ann Arbor)
a little ska, a little punk, a little folk, a lot good! not the complainer from stl!

Farseek (Columbus)
ohio punk gonna have you yelling at your parents on the phone

^those two just put out a split^
https://complainermi.bandcamp.com/album/farseek-x-complainer-split

Sunsulking
wow first show from these slow buds in awhile - did you know they're recording an album? it'll be out someday and it'll ruin you!

https://www.facebook.com/events/334551557162939/?ti=icl

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[EARLY EVENT] Impossible Trivia w/ Googolplexia!
Feb
25
7:00 PM19:00

[EARLY EVENT] Impossible Trivia w/ Googolplexia!

Howdy Friends, Nerds, Dorks, Know-It-Alls, and Poindexters! Quick, what's the capital of Burkina Faso? Who's the only pitcher with a perfect game in the World Series? How many Best Director Oscars does Steven Spielberg have? What heaviest stable halogen has atomic number 53? Who wrote MOBY-DICK? And, in what year did Eli Whitney invent the cotton gin?*

If you knew the answer to any of these IMPOSSIBLE questions, and/or you're looking for a fewscore others, MONDAYS** at Foam (FOAM!) are the place to be, beginning FEBRUARY 11th! Bring some pals and join in the fun!

--Free to play
--7:00PM~9:00PM
--Teams of ONE to a maximum of SIX allowed
--Three games of 15 questions each (3 themed rounds of 5 questions each per game)***
--Prizes (mostly of the variety that you may IMBIBE!) for individual game scores, and overall nightly winners
--Other surprises and fun as are deemed fitting, appropriate, or accidentally arrived-upon!
--All composed and hosted (i.e. reigned-over tyrannically!) by me, your friendly neighborhood GOOGZ! (Pancake Productions / Googolplexia)****


*ANSWERS: Ouagadougou; Don Larsen; Two (for SCHINDLER'S LIST and SAVING PRIVATE RYAN); Iodine; Herman Melville; and 1793.

**Unless there's a concert or other event scheduled at Foam.

***You may, but probably don't, remember this format as that used by my once-upon-a-time late-night IMPOSSIBLE MUSIC TRIVIA at South City's best pizza-punk bar named for a misspelled citrus fruit, which took place during most of 2012.

****Don't worry, I won't play any pesky Googolplexia music...PROBABLY.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1315378465268137/

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[LATE SHOW] Curt Oren w/ Matt Sullentrup, motherbear, kleb
Feb
25
9:30 PM21:30

[LATE SHOW] Curt Oren w/ Matt Sullentrup, motherbear, kleb

a night of solo acts + duo sets (-:

chill time w curt!!

curt oren: self expressive weirdo jazz pop fusion ????
https://curtoren.bandcamp.com

matt sullentrup: first show !!! come show this bby some luv !!

motherbear: u kno the deal, bring tissues + hug ur friends
https://kwur.bandcamp.com/album/motherbear-stack-session

kleb: new yangers online time to see them in the flesh
https://kleb.bandcamp.com

ALL AGES//930PM//$5//RESPECT THE SPACE AND EACH OTHER

https://www.facebook.com/events/1021239258083912/

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Daymaker w/ Real Dom, People Zoo, Fond Han
Feb
27
8:00 PM20:00

Daymaker w/ Real Dom, People Zoo, Fond Han

Funky and punky ;-]

Daymaker (chicago)
http://daymakerchi.bandcamp.com/
Sweet and salty punker babes!

Real Dominic (i think New York city??)
https://realdominic.bandcamp.com/album/really-dominic
Cyber-goth freaky power pop!

People Zoo (STL)
https://itsapeoplezoo.bandcamp.com/
Colin wrote a song a day and now it's a real band!

Fond Han (STL)
https://fondhan.bandcamp.com/album/wronked
Experimental garage jazz! Solo set

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Crown Larks (CHI) w/ Jane Wave, Ronnie Rogers
Mar
1
9:00 PM21:00

Crown Larks (CHI) w/ Jane Wave, Ronnie Rogers

CROWN LARKS - chicago - wild rock n roll drenched in psychedelic jazz swinging back thru. they are always pushing envelopes and bring amazing live show. 
https://crownlarks.bandcamp.com/

JANE WAVE - st louis - one of this city's most enigmatic and enchanting acts, especially live. you never quite know what you'll get but you'll always be glad you got it.
https://janewave.bandcamp.com/


RONNIE ROGERS - st louis - a new Jam band. Members of Shady Bug, Isabel Rex, Early Worm.
https://ronnierogers.bandcamp.com/album/death-of-a-dumb-guy

$7, nobody turned away

9pm (...ish)

all ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/1148376198659645/

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NOLA CLAP
Mar
2
8:00 PM20:00

NOLA CLAP

It’s time for Mardi Gras St. Louis!

St. Louis has one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations following New Orleans!

Keep the partying going after the parade & meet me & 2 of my favorite DJs, Kimmy Nu & Police State to celebrate, MARCH 2nd at FOAM STL!

**This event is a 21+ event**

FOAM STL 3359 S Jefferson Ave

$7 to enter (debit/credit cards accepted)

8PM-1AM

Special cocktails & drink specials 🥃🍹

Bounce Music & more 💃🏾

Beads and masks encouraged but not required!

https://www.facebook.com/events/364566057467071/

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Summer Like the Season w/ Nibiru, Pealds, the Astounds
Mar
4
9:00 PM21:00

Summer Like the Season w/ Nibiru, Pealds, the Astounds

Nibiru (St. Louis)
https://nibirustl.bandcamp.com/

Summer Like The Season (Detroit)
https://summerliketheseason.bandcamp.com/

Pealds (St. Louis)
https://pealds.bandcamp.com/

The Astounds (St. Louis)
https://theastounds.bandcamp.com/?fbclid=IwAR1ZM-KYLhyFX7CBW0pqM9HHN5ZACttG3iiGA_arAw6adR49tyIMwKrVHmA

9pm - doors
930pm - show
$5
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/401437410593561/

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Claire Rousay w/ motherbear, Apathist!
Mar
6
9:00 PM21:00

Claire Rousay w/ motherbear, Apathist!

CLAIRE ROUSAY (SOLO PERCUSSION - SAN ANTONIO, TX)

Claire Rousay is an improviser, percussionist, and event organizer based in San Antonio, Texas. Rousay explores the emotional overlap of rhythm, speed, and texture as both a soloist and participant in creative partnerships that span North America. Drawing liberatory power and ethical commitment from queer theory, Rousay's improvisational style employs a critique of the relationship between masculinity and percussion.

Since entering the improvising community, Rousay has toured extensively across North America, booking 220 dates in 2017 alone. Her travels have found her performing with a range of collaborators, including Tom Carter, Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten, Michael Foster, Jacob Wick, and Brandon Lopez. This last year Rousay participated in the Sonic Transmissions Festival and NMASS Festival as well as performed at venues such as Elastic Arts and Issue Project Room. Her work recently received support from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

https://clairerousay.com

MOTHERBEAR (STL)

Haunting, intricate songwriting from Sarah & Simone

https://mobr.bandcamp.com/releases

APATHIST! (STL - Trull/Cunningham)

Improvised guitar & violin duo featuring members of Yowie, Vernacular String Trio.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaRbgOLFdPk

9PM MUSIC
$5
Bring $$ for Claire's merch

https://www.facebook.com/events/1753072074837171/

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Shady Bug & Yuppy release show w/ Red Sea, Tonina
Mar
7
8:00 PM20:00

Shady Bug & Yuppy release show w/ Red Sea, Tonina

🍋🌼It’s a dual release show!!!🌼🍋

Shady Bug “Lemon Lime” LP release
shadybug.bandcamp.com
The second album is finally here!! We will have vinyl :0 Time to party and drink sprite !!!

Yuppy “Caillou” EP release
Slamming riffs and catchy hooks from ur fav yodel boys. Get their new tape ♥

Red Sea, from Atlanta
redseamusic.com
Queer art pop, new album “Sugar & Spice” :) :)

Tonina, from St. Louis
iamtonina.com/
Catch this babe and (maybe) her full band! A local gem

8PM

$5

All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/2151905941518861

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The Mound Builders w/ Lightning Wolf, Fight Back Mountain
Mar
9
8:30 PM20:30

The Mound Builders w/ Lightning Wolf, Fight Back Mountain

The Mound Builders (IN)

https://themoundbuilders.bandcamp.com/

he Mound Builders are a sludge rock quartet based out of Lafayette, Indiana. Rooted in heavy metal, hardcore, stoner rock, and punk, they have spent the better part of nine years traveling the Midwest and distinguishing themselves to audiences everywhere with their heavy, ear-splitting, high-energy live performances!


Lightning Wolf (STL)

https://lightningwolfusa.bandcamp.com/

3 piece Heavy Rock and Roll for fans of crunchy riffs, snarling bass, pounding drums and wailing vocals.


Fight Back Mountain (STL)

https://fightbackmountain.bandcamp.com/releases


830pm - doors

9pm - show

$7

All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/223311581942839/

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The Curls w/ J Fernandez, Blastar, Human Monster
Mar
10
8:00 PM20:00

The Curls w/ J Fernandez, Blastar, Human Monster

The Curls (Chicago)
https://thecurls.bandcamp.com
http://www.thecurlsmusic.com
The Curls music has been labeled as Psych Pop, Art Rock, Nu-Angular Guitar, Piss Jazz, and even Smooth Adult Contemporary Harsh Noise. The Harvard Crimson reported on the group's 2018 Pitchfork Music Festival performance, "The Curls are a fun, nostalgic sextet whose genre fluidity necessitates a string of hyphenated descriptors—art-funk-jazz-psycho-punk-pop-rock doesn’t even cover all the bases."

"Quirky and bustling classic rock and psychedelia " -Stereogum
"Reminiscent of a more “anything goes” era of indie rock... exuberant as a hot summer afternoon after another endless Midwestern winter" -Pitchfork
"The Curls have created a post-post-modern world of musical dadaism and are curating some of the wildest & most sporadic sounds that are set to decorate the exhibition halls of tomorrow’s modern art museums & centers for the arts" - IMPOSE Magazine
“Creative, idiosyncratic, and fearless music... that endearingly blends bits of jazz, new wave, psych, pop and prog rock into refreshingly peculiar and sophisticated gems” -Popmatters
"I LIKE IT!" - Adrian Belew

J Fernandez (Chicago)
https://jfernandez.bandcamp.com
www.jfernandez.org
J Fernandez (Joyful Noise) started as the eponymous home recording project of Arkansas born Justin Fernandez. After three EPs, his 2015 debut LP ‘Many Levels of Laughter’ attracted high praise from the music press – including 8/10s from UNCUT and NME, plus end of year nods from Under The Radar and Brooklyn Vegan (who called it “one of 2015’s most underrated albums”) and saw him share the stage with the likes of Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Alvvays, Mitski, and Ezra Furman.
With ‘Occasional Din’ he mines the sound of the past – drawing influences from vintage Italian pop and soundtrack composers like Bruno Nicolai, Alessandro Alessandroni and Mina, as well as their American contemporaries like The Free Design and Margo Guryan fleshing out orchestration touched upon in his debut and enlisting the mixing services of Cooper Crain (Bonnie Prince Billy, Circuit Des Yeux, Bitchin Bajas)

BLASTAR (STL)
https://blastarband.bandcamp.com
Blastar is a modern day progressive/art rock band, pushing the boundaries of conventional music

HUMAN MONSTER (STL)
https://humanmonster.bandcamp.com/releases
Live drum loops+layers

730pm - doors
8pm - show
$7
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/555451481608075/

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Dimesack w/ Crush Crusher, Mala Leche, Dentist, Ace of Spit
Mar
15
9:00 PM21:00

Dimesack w/ Crush Crusher, Mala Leche, Dentist, Ace of Spit

DIMESACK - kc - DJ Dimesack of Phantom Head / many more is going solo and taking this now full band experience on the road. Scrappy, dingy, perfect for head bobbing with sunglasses on in a leather jacket.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyG8iUBnp7s

CRUSH CRUSHER - okc - new OKC slammer feat members of American Hate, Druj and more. Quick and tight and done before you know it.
https://crushcrusher.bandcamp.com/releases

MALA LECHE - st louis - all star cast making nauseating and bizarre punk shit. .............
https://malaleche69.bandcamp.com/album/cassingle

DENTIST - st louis - RiPpInG fast local gurt-fronted hardcore. smash em! stay the fuck away from me!
https://rawrxd.bandcamp.com/

ACE OF SPIT - st louis - Gabe T. Babe's current banger. I mean....if you aren't sold yet, I'll attach the link, but....cmon.
https://aceofspit.bandcamp.com/releases

9pm (no punk time, 5 bands)
$7-10. (obo)
all ages.

https://www.facebook.com/events/398900690868243

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Lala Lala w/ the Funs, Bugg, Pineapple RnR
Mar
17
8:00 PM20:00

Lala Lala w/ the Funs, Bugg, Pineapple RnR

Lala Lala (Chicago)
https://www.lalabandlala.com/
The Lamb was written during a time of intense paranoia after a home invasion, deaths of loved ones and general violence around me and my friends, says Lillie West, the Chicago-based songwriter behind Lala Lala. I began to frequently and vividly imagine the end of the world, eventually becoming too frightened to leave my house. This led me to spend a lot of time examining my relationships and the choices Id made, often wondering if they were correct and/or kind.

West initially started Lala Lala as a way to communicate things that she felt she could never say out loud. But on The Lamb, her sophomore LP and debut for Hardly Art, she has found strength in vulnerability. Through bracing hooks and sharp lyrics, the 24-year-old songwriter and guitarist illustrates a nuanced look on her own adulthoodher fraught insecurity, struggles with addiction, and the loss of several people close to her.

Originally from London, West moved with her family to Los Angeles, where she spent her teenage years, and later to Chicago, where she enrolled at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Inspired by those cities DIY music communities, she started Lala Lala as an outlet where she could process her new experiences, which often involved toxic relationships and partying around the city with beloved friends. The turbulence in Wests life throughout that period resulted in an abrasive but tender debut album, Sleepyhead (self-released, 2016). West decided to quit drinking, and she began booking her own DIY tours across the country. Sobriety provided her with a newfound sense of self and clarity, and she began writing the songs for The Lamb while also starting the process of re-learning how to live her life.

Across the albums 12 tracks, West carefully examines the skeletons in her closet for the first time, hoping to capture honest snapshots of her past selves. Many of the songs show West asking herself agonizing questions about her life with a clever and hopeful curiosity. On the albums first single and opening track, Destroyer, she reflects on feeling self-destructive and the delayed realization something in the past has irrevocably hurt you. In Water Over Sex, West laments her old precarious lifestyle, while trying to readjust to her newfound sobriety, and Copycat confronts her feelings of alienation and boredom. Some of this album is about being frustrated that everything is always repeating itself and being bored with your own feelings, she explains. Copycat in particular is about how everyone talks exactly the same on the Internet and how it sometimes feels futile to try and be yourself.

The catalyst for the starkly titled When You Die came when Wests friend Jilian Medford of IAN SWEET texted about the band getting into a car accident. In the song, she grapples with her lack of control over certain things and the inevitable regrets that come with it. Though that experience served as the songs initial inspiration, When You Die also reflects on a string of three months in 2017 when West experienced several close deaths. The spare and stunning album highlight Dove further explores this tragic string of events; West explains, It is very plainly about the death of someone I loved a lot and the guilt I had, and still have, afterwards.

After testing a handful of the new songs while on the road, The Lambs final form came together while recording at Rose Raft Studio in rural Illinois. Performed by West with Emily Kempf on bass/backup vocals and Ben Leach on drums, the musical arrangements of the albumblending post punk with dream pop influences that incorporate vibrant synths, a drum machine, and even saxophonefind a balance between light and dark, reinforcing these dynamic and intimate songs that will surely resonate.

w/

The Funs
https://thefuns.bandcamp.com/

Bugg (Bloomington, IN)
https://turdwurld.bandcamp.com/album/bugg

Pineapple RnR
https://pineapplernr.bandcamp.com/album/pineapple-rik-n-roll-ep

730pm - doors
8pm - show
$10 adv / dos
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/2277607022517380/

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Granddad w/ Termination Dust, Young Animals, Slow Boys
Mar
19
8:30 PM20:30

Granddad w/ Termination Dust, Young Animals, Slow Boys

WOW! Granddad is coming thru with Termination Dust and we got some cool folks ripping along with them. Check it:

Granddad
https://granddad.bandcamp.com

Termination Dust
https://terminationdust.bandcamp.com/

Young Animals
https://young-animals.bandcamp.com/

the slow boys
https://theslowboys.bandcamp.com/

$7
Doors at 8:00 / Show at 8:30
Come hang out and support some cool & nice folks that make good & dope tunes!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2052886255008463/

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Lavender Country returns to Foam!
Mar
20
8:00 PM20:00

Lavender Country returns to Foam!

Lavender Country
https://lavendercountrymusic.com
In 1973, Patrick Haggerty produced the first known gay-themed record in country music and since its 2014 re-release, Lavender Country is bigger than ever!

Foam is excited to announce that Patrick and his band will be returning to perform St. Louis once again!

730pm - doors
8pm - show
$10 adv / dos
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/2072648369495032/

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[EARLY SHOW] ings w/ Rightteen
Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

[EARLY SHOW] ings w/ Rightteen

ings
ings.bandcamp.com
Bio: Ings is a guitarist and maker from Seattle, WA, who plays lullaby rock and directs music videos. She has, as a completely DIY artist, earned 1 million + streams on Spotify. She has released 2 EPs, "Dog Physics" (2013) and "Afterthought EP" (2016). She will be on tour down the West coast, to Austin for SXSW, and through the Midwest in March 2019. Here is a music video for her single, "Afterthought": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Vy8AVWisiA

Rightteen
rightteen.bandcamp.com
On "Right-Teen "Fantastic 6am" LP
"This is the type of record that radiates just how much fun and energy and passion went into the songs and recordings and what it's like when a musician throws out the rule book and just goes for it. This 10 song album was recorded in St. Louis between February of 2015 and March of 2016 mostly on 4 track cassette. Lead off number "Julia The Elder" has a feel good vibe that's backed by catchy melodies and a pulsating beat keeping the energy level on high, before giving way to the melancholy, almost psychedelic sounds of "Contest". The bright spirited "Donna Richardson" with it's reverb drenched production and lo-fi charm sits well next to other heartfelt numbers like "Stranger Past" and "Hartford Maine". As things come to a close the jangling surf guitar sounds on "Wild Child" add a nice touch to the mix as it's breezy mood leaves me wanting more. A remarkable record that's genuine, uplifting and pure." via Custom Made Music

ALL AGES (18+ or with an adult)
Early show! Music at 7:00 PM.
$5-8

https://www.facebook.com/events/2236256896630589

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Poetry Double-Header
Mar
24
6:00 PM18:00

Poetry Double-Header

Big Poetry Double-Header at Foam! Sunday, March 24th, 6PM!

Join us for a red-hot springtime opening of Poetry at Foam!
A wide range of talent will grace this event's fifth year running.

1st Round:

Zaire Imani, Maurice Minor, Dani Skye and Mycol·Vynn.


2nd Round:

Book release and reading for "The Cosmic Lost and Found: An Anthology of Missouri Poets (Spartan Press, 2019)."

Raphael Maurice,
Sean Arnold,
Brett Underwood,
Jim McGowin,
Benjamin Kuzemka,
Stef Russell,
Jeanette Powers,
Marybeth Niederkorn,
Chigger Matthews,
G.M.H. Thompson.

Free event.

Support live poets, support St. Louis, support Foam!

More info to come!

https://www.facebook.com/events/378679842925998

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Holy Gallows w/ A Light Among Many, MotherFather, Ox Braker
Mar
29
8:30 PM20:30

Holy Gallows w/ A Light Among Many, MotherFather, Ox Braker

Holy Gallows (Memphis, TN)
https://holygallows.bandcamp.com
"Holy Gallows’ new effort, Agita, is a dynamic soundscape composed of meditative drones and analog climaxes. With only two tracks clocking in at approximately 15 minutes each, Agita sends the listener into a collage of symmetrical rhythms and patterns. Led by Memphis-based musician Mark Brake, Holy Gallows creates a brick wall of sound—textured, layered, thick, and expertly crafted. Holy Gallows may remind you of Godspeed! You Black Emperor, Tim Hecker, or Loren Connors. However, Brake takes a patient approach in shaping his own form of guitar-led ambience. Agita is its own distinct narrative, an album embracing the sonic forms of both anxiety and relief."
- Garrett Crowe
Everything is Stories Radio
http://www.eisradio.org/

A Light Among Many (Lyons, CO)
https://aloopamongmany.bandcamp.com/
Doom/drone metal, ambient/experimental

MotherFather (STL)
https://motherfatherstl.bandcamp.com/releases
MotherFather is an instrumental post-rock band from St. Louis, MO.

Ox Braker (STL)
https://oxbraker.bandcamp.com/
Fuzz Rock

830pm - doors
9pm - show
$7
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/398287047384939/

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Moodie Black w/ Teacup Dragun, Wamhoda
Mar
30
9:00 PM21:00

Moodie Black w/ Teacup Dragun, Wamhoda

MOODIE BLACK - MN - returning after totally destroying their set at Pu Fest V, Moodie Black bangs out dissonant, disjointed and blown out hip hop with live visuals and guitar.
https://moodieblackdeath.bandcamp.com/

Teacup Dragun - st louis - dark emo vibes and candle lit confessions.
https://soundcloud.com/teacupdragun

Wamhoda - st louis - perpetually slithering from the cosmos. barely-there rhythms and tones through hazy, psychedelic unknown.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGl70MBfBDk

$7
9pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/345929452662181/

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Jeff Carey w/ Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson, NNN Cook
Apr
1
8:00 PM20:00

Jeff Carey w/ Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson, NNN Cook

Jeff Carey
Jeff Carey is an interdisciplinary artist creating radical computer music. He performs electro-instrumental synthetic noise with custom software controlled by a joystick and gamer keypad. His instrument also controls an array of strobe lights making shows totally immersive and visceral. "He's acting on raw instinct here - he refuses the clinical approach to programming software or composing music, and strives to throw himself bodily at his machines, replacing all mechanical moving parts with human flesh, blood, and bone. In pursuit of this all-organic goal, virtually everything else is jettisoned, starting with recognizable notes or melody.” Ed Pinsent, Sound Projector on ‘Impulse’ (2010)
jeffcarey.foundation-one.org
https://youtu.be/0cy5fbfGPNA

Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson (Iceland/Belgium)
Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson is a visual, sound and performance artist born in Akureyri, Iceland in 1977. He studied Sonology at the Royal Conservatory Den Haag, Holland in 1997 to 1998, and received MFA at Fachochshcule fur bilende kunst Hannover, Germany in 2004. Sigmarsson exhibits his paintings & drawings internationally but is probably most known for his energetic performances at a wide array of venues. His approach is that of the trembling artist, struggling to make sense and direction out of a creative impulse. Regardless of the medium, there is a continuous search for order and chaos throughout his body of work. With his series of drawings Sigmarsson distorts the normal, daily life by drawing very common objects in an abstract way. For some time he has been releasing solo recordings with albums on Trente Oiseaux, ERS, Helen Scarsdale, Fire Inc., Hanson Records, Bawag Contemporary Vienna, Korm Plastics, Bottrop Boy, Ultra Eczema and De Player.

Sigtryggur lives and works in Ghent, Belgium, where he has been working with Ghent gallery Tatjana Pieters and has taken part in two exhibitions in the gallery space as well as being presented by the gallery at various art fairs. Solo exhibitions of Sigtryggur Berg Sigmarsson include Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Ghent (BE), Lindenau, Leipzig (DE),Castle Insterburg, Tchernyakhovsk (RU), Museums Quartier (AUS), Kunstschlager, Reykjavik (IS), Der Grieche, Berlin (DE), National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik (IS), Rocksbox Fine Art, Portland (USA), Hectoliter, Brussels, Stadslimiet, Antwerpen & Basement Gallery, Vienna (AT). Participation in various group exhibitions amongst others Copenhagen Art Festival, Copenhagen (DK), 21er Kunsthaus, Vienna (AT), The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik (IS), De Vleeshal, Middelburg (NL) & Galerie Tatjana Pieters, Ghent (BE).
http://www.hljodaklettar.com/sigtryggurbergsigmarsson.html
http://www.helenscarsdale.com/siggi/
https://www.discogs.com/artist/10136-Stilluppsteypa


NNN Cook
Multi-disciplinary sound artist, visual artist, and graphic designer, Nathan Cook runs the Close/Far Recordings experimental music label which publishes cassettes, zines, and art prints. Past commissions have been with the Laumeier Sculpture Park for Site/Sound, the World Chess Hall of Fame for a performance of John Cage’s Reunion, the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis for Audible Interruptions, a residency with High Concept Laboratories (Chicago), a performance for the Oscillations series at Experimental Sound Studios (Chicago), a radio presentation for Radius (Chicago), an end of the season showcase performance for the New Music Circle, a visiting artist performance for the MU electronic music department, and a commissioned composition for Alarm Will Sound (NYC) for the opening of the Public Media Commons in 2014. He has been documenting the work of St. Louis sound artists and experimental musicians over the last six years by publishing the Rhizomatic St. Louis compilation. For the past five years Cook has also been running a bi-monthly concert series called Bruxism which focuses on presenting St. Louis sound art, jazz, noise, free improvisation, electronic, ambient, and avant-garde music. The Wire magazine said this of his solo release (Bl)end User: “Regarding the latter [analogue electronics], Nathan Cook is a distinctive voice in this crowded field.”
www.close-far.com
www.nnncook.com

TBA: a fourth artist will also perform at this event. More details soon.

730pm - doors
8pm - show
$5
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/235668084003772/

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Apr
2
9:00 PM21:00

Satanic Abortion w/ Roman Master, Terminal Island, Nadir Smith

SATANIC ABORTION - omaha - Occult violence ritual / Primitive void static. Drums & electronics. heavy noise. members of BIB & Effluvium
https://satanicabortionfuckyou.bandcamp.com/

ROMAN MASTER - omaha - black metal / electronics.
https://moonworshipper.bandcamp.com/album/roman-master

TERMINAL ISLAND - st louis - DO YOU EVEN HARSH NOISE?! / CHAINS MADE OF MACHETES ON FIRE
https://trashfuckrecords.bandcamp.com/album/becoming-sick

NADIR SMITH - st louis - ambient, intentional and always fresh. Olan sends you messages from other dimensions.
(ex biggie stardust) / https://vimeo.com/149571024?fbclid=IwAR01kAOK8cH-y_KVsQ_I74nZ0_QmA0j0e4uXkC91290uEv2oO_GPuRlEDS0

$7
9pm
all ages

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Apr
5
8:00 PM20:00

Hikes w/ Jr. Clooney, Pono AM, 18andcounting&theonlyensemble, Ryan Wasoba's 19 second songs

It's the hometown show for the Jr. Clooney/Hikes tour.
Live at Foam on April 5th, 2019.


Hikes (ATX)
Jr. Clooney
Pono Am
18andCounting&The Only Ensemble
Ryan Wasoba's 19 Second Songs.


7-10$ cash or whatever you've got. You won't be turned away for a lack of funds.

https://www.facebook.com/events/248224019445375/

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Buddy Crime w/ Sea Priestess, Trauma Harness
Apr
6
9:00 PM21:00

Buddy Crime w/ Sea Priestess, Trauma Harness

BUDDY CRIME - louisville - psychedelic / prince inspired techno / dance from members of ANWAR SADAT. BRING YOUR BOOTY
https://buddycrime.bandcamp.com/?fbclid=IwAR3v1X28QQupDI9nBhPHq2w7YbGvhR-ACyGf8S8ARRxmkef1Y_A5h5hh1bg

SEA PRIESTESS - st louis - this city's premier bizarro sex fueled undewater dance act.
https://greathairrecords.bandcamp.com/album/last-years-paper-fan-a-night-with-a-clear-moon

TRAUMA HARNESS - st. louis

$7
9pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/2045752775533069

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Young Animals w/ Bernie & the Wolf, Daytime Television, Lightrider
Apr
7
8:00 PM20:00

Young Animals w/ Bernie & the Wolf, Daytime Television, Lightrider

Young Animals
A dad hat-wearing math rock quintet

Bernie & The Wolf (Chicago)
Hot coco and world domination inspired indie alternative dream pop slightly mathy rock goodness.

Daytime Television
Dream pop/shoegaze (among other things) band hailing from St. Louis, Missouri.

Lightrider
Lightrider exemplifies sounds of melodic indie-rock interlaced with textures of a post rock influence.

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FOAM
All Ages
$5 cover
8PM

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New Candys (Italy)
Apr
10
8:00 PM20:00

New Candys (Italy)

New Candys (Venice, Italy)
>http://newcandys.com/music
>KEXP Session: https://youtu.be/mHiaVznIIJQ

Hailing from Venice, Italy, New Candys formed in 2008. Described as dark modern rock’n’roll, the band combines noisy, brooding sounds with distinct melodies and has developed a notably dynamic and symbiotic connection between their music and meticulously crafted visual imagery. The band consists of Fernando Nuti, Andrea Volpato, Alessandro Boschiero and Dario Lucchesi.

Released in 2012, their first studio album ”Stars Reach The Abyss”, mastered by Jon Astley, brought the band on tour in England and Italy. The song "Meltdown Corp." was included in the annual compilation “The Reverb Conspiracy”, co-released by the highly revered independent label Fuzz Club and The Reverberation Appreciation Society (Levitation Austin). In 2015 their second studio album “As Medicine”, mixed by John Wills of Loop, was released through Picture In My Ear and Fuzz Club and distributed by The Committee To Keep Music Evil. In the next two years the band toured Europe three times, also performing at the Secret Garden Party and Liverpool Psych Fest. They supported bands such as Slowdive, The Vaccines, Savages, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and The Warlocks.

New Candys’ third and latest album “Bleeding Magenta” was released in 2017 by Fuzz Club and repressed in the United States by Little Cloud Records, followed by its European promotional tour and a performance at SpaceFest in Gdańsk. In 2018 they toured Australia playing 14 shows, headlining both Sydney and Melbourne Psych Fest and performing at the Adelaide Fringe. Next the band went on a US-Mexico tour of 18 shows plus a KEXP live session in Seattle. The American tour started with two shows in New York and proceeded along the west coast, including performances at Pappy & Harriet's in Joshua Tree and the Highland Park Bowl in Los Angeles. Later in the summer they performed at Fuzz Club Eindhoven, headlined by The Black Angels, and supported The Brian Jonestown Massacre for both of their Italian shows. Some of their songs are featured on episodes of Showtime Networks original TV series "Shameless".

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730pm - doors
8pm - show
$10 adv / $12 dos
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/2003832079707412/

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Unwed Sailor w/ Flow Clinic
Apr
13
8:00 PM20:00

Unwed Sailor w/ Flow Clinic

Unwed Sailor
https://unwedsailor.net/
https://unwedsailor.bandcamp.com/
With over 20 years of music under his belt, Johnathon Ford, the visionary behind Unwed Sailor, presents a new offering in his expansive interpretation of instrumental music.

Throughout the band’s career, Ford has leapt in a myriad of instrumental directions, from angular post-rock rhythms, to dreamy ambient soundscapes, to the sound of homemade instruments playing storybook nursery rhymes. Though all these directions vary in style, all of the albums share a certain melodic sensibility, a flavor that’s undeniably Ford’s, yet each has its own unique place in creating the sound and vision of Unwed Sailor. In effect, the band’s discography feels like a collection of postcards from different times and
places.

This, of course, includes Heavy Age, the band’s most recent full-length (and first in a decade), whose leaden beats land heavier and bass churns harder than the band’s predecessors.
“With Heavy Age,” Ford says, “I wanted this to feel like an Unwed Sailor live record. Like if you came to an Unwed show, this is what you’d hear—heavy and bombastic, like grabbing someone by the shirt.” Still Heavy Age also contains glints and sparks of the albums that preceded it. Songs like “Indian Paintbrush” and “ACAXAO,” for example, feature Little Wars’s wavering momentum, it’s swarming effervescence; others like “Nova” feature The White Ox’s vast expanses.

Though nothing quite captures the aesthetic of The Marionette and the Music Box, the album possesses a similar sense of narration, as if each track feels like a chapter in an epic story.
In effect, Heavy Age feels like the culmination of everything that Unwed Sailor has released—and a touchstone toward which the band has been building for years. But the only way
to understand their sound and style, to truly comprehend the breadth of their depth, is to pick up their stack of postcards—starting with Heavy Age, the darkest and densest—and flip through them one at a time.

w/
Flow Clinic (St. Louis)
https://flowclinic.bandcamp.com/releases

730pm - doors
8pm - show
$12 adv / dos
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/398316654276276/

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Sutphin w/ Tit for Tat, John Hawkwood's Blackfoot, Safety Beach
Apr
18
8:00 PM20:00

Sutphin w/ Tit for Tat, John Hawkwood's Blackfoot, Safety Beach

Sutphin (Wichita, KS)
http://sutphin.bandcamp.com/
Post punk/brick rock from Wichita, Kansas. Released a full length, Medicine Machine, on January 4th

Tit for Tat (STL)
https://tit4tat.bandcamp.com/releases

John Hawkwood's Blackfoot Sun (STL)
https://johnhawkwoodsblackfootsun.bandcamp.com/releases

Safety Beach (STL)

830pm - doors
9pm - show
$5
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/302537040460510/

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Blessed (BC) w/ Shady Bug
Apr
22
8:00 PM20:00

Blessed (BC) w/ Shady Bug

Blessed (British Columbia)
http://www.blessedtheband.com/
Formed in the early winter months of 2015 in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley, Blessed were born from a shared creative objective. From the start, its original four members found themselves naturally amalgamating elements of Post-Hardcore, Minimalism, New Wave, Krautrock, and Punk. To date, Blessed has released one single with Toronto's Buzz Records (Weaves, Dilly Dally, Greys), and two critically lauded EPs. The Fader wrote of the EP II: "Dominated by the high-fructose riffing pioneered by Deerhoof, giving way to a darker, propulsive jam that's just as chaotic, yet well-controlled."

Four out of Blessed’s five members cut their artistic and organizational teeth in a fiercely D.I.Y. community that developed in the most unlikely conditions. In the Fraser Valley’s sprawling collection of suburbs and farmlands, there is little cultural infrastructure. And there is even less municipal enthusiasm for the arts. It is a Lynchian setting that nurtures overt conservatism and covert creativity.

Young Valley musicians were forced to creatively accommodate their burgeoning local music scene by whatever means available. They turned the basements of shared punk houses into venues. They convinced former pastors to give them the keys to churches where they could play. They met a 65-year-old socialist sandwich shop owner who gave them access to his space after hours to host touring bands from around North America.

From this marginal yet supportive scene, Blessed built connections with a broader community. Their unparalleled work ethic took them on a set of tours that was ambitious for any band, but mostly unheard of for one without a full-length release. Together, they played 225 shows across North America, including stops at Sled Island, SXSW, and supporting slots with acts ranging from Preoccupations, The Courtneys, Chastity, and The Austerity Program. Meanwhile, individual members found time to tour Europe, and start side projects touted by The Needle Drop.

Shady Bug (St. Louis - Exploding in Sound Records)
https://shadybug.bandcamp.com/


730pm - doors
8pm - show
$7
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/828899764124185/

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May
20
9:00 PM21:00

The Hussy w/ Shitstorm

THE HUSSY - madison - long-tenured upper midwest punks. synthy and danceable. now a three piece and they bring the fuckin noise live.
https://thehussy.bandcamp.com/
https://madison.com/wsj/entertainment/music/years-in-fire-and-punk-alive-with-the-hussy/article_c66b3383-0f25-5a84-a90a-81db2d932290.html

SHITSTORM - st louis - brand new band. they've like basically never played or recorded or tour. it'll be matt's first show, it'll be calm and sober and quiet.
https://shitstormstl.bandcamp.com/

TBA

$7
9pm
all ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/730947937305444/

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[EARLY EVENT] Bad Jacket Issue 11 Party
Feb
21
7:00 PM19:00

[EARLY EVENT] Bad Jacket Issue 11 Party

Hi, everybody! We are releasing the 11th issue of Bad Jacket! Come out and celebrate with us in form of open mic poetry reading!

Bad Jacket is a creative collective dedicated to the publication and promotion of artists and writers locally, and less locally :)

All readers and performers are welcome!

Cover art by Kee Archambault

7pm

Free

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[LATE SHOW] Novena w/ Peacelords
Feb
18
9:30 PM21:30

[LATE SHOW] Novena w/ Peacelords

Novena (novenamusic.bandcamp.com)
PeaceLords (https://www.facebook.com/The-PeaceLords-116295598440172/)
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bringing your Monday evening hard funk to Foam Coffee & Beer
the Late Show - doors 9 pm, show 9:30 pm
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most importantly:
PLEASE TRY TO COME OUT SIMPLY TO BE A PATRON OF FOAM'S WONDERFUL COFFEE & BEER and CONSIDER DONATING TO THEIR GOFUND ME PAGE: copy & paste:
https://www.gofundme.com/keep-foam-open?fbclid=IwAR1FpWQ9R8zv7boBoJBSNXwePaZFpaDQjpFSsrXLHdujBU3pBFYqXj0KiUU

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[EARLY EVENT] Impossible Trivia w/ Googolplexia!
Feb
18
7:00 PM19:00

[EARLY EVENT] Impossible Trivia w/ Googolplexia!

Howdy Friends, Nerds, Dorks, Know-It-Alls, and Poindexters! Quick, what's the capital of Burkina Faso? Who's the only pitcher with a perfect game in the World Series? How many Best Director Oscars does Steven Spielberg have? What heaviest stable halogen has atomic number 53? Who wrote MOBY-DICK? And, in what year did Eli Whitney invent the cotton gin?*

If you knew the answer to any of these IMPOSSIBLE questions, and/or you're looking for a fewscore others, MONDAYS** at Foam (FOAM!) are the place to be, beginning FEBRUARY 11th! Bring some pals and join in the fun!

--Free to play
--7:00PM~9:00PM
--Teams of ONE to a maximum of SIX allowed
--Three games of 15 questions each (3 themed rounds of 5 questions each per game)***
--Prizes (mostly of the variety that you may IMBIBE!) for individual game scores, and overall nightly winners
--Other surprises and fun as are deemed fitting, appropriate, or accidentally arrived-upon!
--All composed and hosted (i.e. reigned-over tyrannically!) by me, your friendly neighborhood GOOGZ! (Pancake Productions / Googolplexia)****


*ANSWERS: Ouagadougou; Don Larsen; Two (for SCHINDLER'S LIST and SAVING PRIVATE RYAN); Iodine; Herman Melville; and 1793.

**Unless there's a concert or other event scheduled at Foam.

***You may, but probably don't, remember this format as that used by my once-upon-a-time late-night IMPOSSIBLE MUSIC TRIVIA at South City's best pizza-punk bar named for a misspelled citrus fruit, which took place during most of 2012.

****Don't worry, I won't play any pesky Googolplexia music...PROBABLY.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1315378465268137/

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Foamfest w/ Golden Curls, Ronnie Rogers, Yuppy, DJ Kaleb Kirby + more!
Feb
17
8:00 PM20:00

Foamfest w/ Golden Curls, Ronnie Rogers, Yuppy, DJ Kaleb Kirby + more!

A fundraising show for Foam, the beloved.
More info to be added in the coming hours, nights, days, fortnight.


BANDS:

Dendrons
-experimental psychics of Illinois-
dendrons.bandcamp.com

Drew Gowran
-busking percussions-
https://drewgowran.bandcamp.com

Fluorescent
-chaotic hypnotic surfers-
https://fluorescentstl.bandcamp.com/releases

Frankie valet
-polite bangers only-
https://frankievalet.bandcamp.com

Golden Curls
-woozy pop of your dreams-
https://goldencurls.bandcamp.com

Jesus Christ Supercar
-american rock from stl, the center of the country-
https://jesuschristsupercar.bandcamp.com

Morning Mtn.
-midwest emo folk-
http://morningmtn.bandcamp.com

Ronnie Rogers
-rock and roll with jam-
https://ronnierogers.bandcamp.com

Sunset Over Houma
-alt country folk from the south stl-
https://sunsetoverhouma.bandcamp.com/

The Sigmund Frauds
-shoe gazing in your garage-
https://thesigmundfrauds.bandcamp.com

Teacup Dragun
-alt/goth r&b dipped in emo-
https://m.soundcloud.com/teacupdragun

Unmanned Ship
-space rangers visiting from Chicago-
https://unmannedship.bandcamp.com

Yuppy
-not your stepdad's rock-
https://too elusive to be caught on tape

Kaleb Kirby spins the verbs to close out the night!





LITTLE DIPPER POP UP! Tanya Key returns to satiate our tastebuds with delicious, edible foods.


Lineup:
1 - Drew Gowran
1:45 - Sunset Over Houma
2:30 - Jesus Christ Supercar
3:15 - Morning Mtn.
4- Dendrons
4:45 - Fluorescent
5:30 - Unmanned Ship
6:15 - Teacup Dragun
7:00 - Frankie Valet
7:45 - Sigmund Frauds
8:30 - Yuppy
9:15 - Ronnie Rogers
10 - Golden Curls
1045 - Kaleb Kirby

https://www.facebook.com/events/225864858356156/

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Street Louis Gallery at Foam
Feb
16
9:00 PM21:00

Street Louis Gallery at Foam

We are excited to present the first ever Street Louis Gallery at Foam on February 16th from 9 to 12:30 a.m.

The gallery will showcase street photos from several talented photographers. The event is free & open to the public so invite your friends! Foam serves a variety of alcohol & coffee! 🍻☕️

Come support local entrepreneurs at one of St. Louis’s most collaborative venues, Foam.


Photographers include:
@mikeromer32
@zac.day
@matchupee
@n.cwade
@rjhartbeck
@dekslopez
@dustygod

https://www.facebook.com/events/336575046942080/

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The Footlight District w/ the Phones, the Mindframes, Beau Diamond
Feb
15
8:00 PM20:00

The Footlight District w/ the Phones, the Mindframes, Beau Diamond

The Footlight District and The Phones from Chicago along with The Mindframes and Beau Diamond and the Collective Dream Band of St. Louis are taking over Foam on Feb 15th, for a crazy night of the rock & rolls! So come on out for a wildly rad time! 8pm - $5 cover - all the good times!

https://www.facebook.com/events/306543863544741/

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Lemontine's Day!
Feb
14
8:00 PM20:00

Lemontine's Day!

One year ago, we put on our best orange outfits and danced the night away at the inaugural Clementine's Day celebration. This year, let us again forsake the sappy sentimentalities of hallmark holidays and instead savor the power of the sour.

It won't be hard. Just put on your finest yellow attire and get your groovy ass to LEMONTINE'S DAY!

Featuring plenty of rump-moving grooving as spun by:
DJ limewire.prime
nebulosa
Scotty Starlite
& Tex Awonzee

... with sounds complimented by lots of Lemon-themed decor, drinks, and other debauchery

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$5 suggested door donation will proceed Metro Trans Umbrella Group, a local non-profit organization working to "bring together the community of trans, gender queer, androgynous, intersex & our allies in the St. Louis metro area through community, visibility, advocacy, and education"

https://www.facebook.com/events/2118632311538445/

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LS XPRSS w/ the Trouble Is, Randi
Feb
13
9:00 PM21:00

LS XPRSS w/ the Trouble Is, Randi


********************* WILD RIDE ALLERT ************************

THE TROUBLE IS : Matthew Decker returns to St.Louis with his new project The Trouble is. Matthew is singer songwriter and multi instrumentalist living in Carbondale IL. Currently he makes up half the band Kelven. You may have caught him playing drums over at River City Opry at OFF BROADWAY MUSIC VENUE this past March in his Cajun band, or at Foam this past summer playing his guitar under the name Rowen C. Hawks, or behind the drum set with RANDI in August when that hit the road together playing Chicago, Madison & Detroit. The Trouble Is an examination into the dark side of folk its wired and it rocks. Needless to say he's a well kept secret and is not to be missed.

Kelven : http://kelven.bandcamp.com

LS XPRSS : A band headed by Drew Sheafor and Neil C. Luke from St. Louis, MO. They write originals, record, and perform explosive, live, stream of consciousness musical medleys. We can’t figure out what we love more, live shows or recording.
"LS XPRSS is an atomic collision of two straight geniuses in local St. Louis music. This band marries two magnetic vocalist-songwriters together: Neil C. Luke, multi-instrumentalist, open mic host, whiskey-drinker of Old Souls Revival fame and Drew Sheafor, guitarist, 20th-century rock encyclopedia, and harmonica-at-all-times man. On the Luke Sheafor Express expect only the finest of All-American rock ’n’ roll complete with guitar solos, songs about girls, pop hooks, jangly chords, songs about alcohol, 12-bar blues, and other fun of the like. Sometimes singing in perfect harmony, other times in call-and-responses, Drew and Neil showcase their perfect bond, a rare band chemistry nearly too good to be true. But fortunately for the universe, it is." - Ryne Schleicher

Bandcamp: https://lsxprss.bandcamp.com/releases

RANDI : Began writing music while living in Chicago after picking up her pawnshop bought guitar lovingly referred to as "The Baby" in 2015. She soon began sharing those songs at open mic nights hosted by her friends at Earphoria: Chicago at The Gallery Cabaret and Lilly's .RANDi played her first show in June of 2015 at Ray & Rens house in Pilsen and soon played many of her favorite chicago DIY houses and music venues (The Empty Bottle, Burlington Bar, Cafe Mustache, The WasteShed, Situations, Piny Swear, Earphoria: Chicago, Iggle Video, No Name and many more). RANDi returned to St.Louis in the fall of 2017, began playin her "monthly residency" at Foam, and had the pleasure of playing her favorite south city venue OFF BROADWAY MUSIC VENUE this past march at the River City Opry. RANDi released her first tape in the fall of 2016 is currently looking to record her second while writing her third.

https://youtu.be/BD8jv5X97Kw

FOAM : 3359 S Jefferson
Doors : 8:30
Show : 9pm
$5.00

********************* READY TO RIDE? *************************
----------------- LS XPRSS encourages you to ----------------
keep your hands and feet securely inside the ride at all times!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2297842757128429/

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[EARLY EVENT] Impossible Trivia w/ Googolplexia!
Feb
11
7:00 PM19:00

[EARLY EVENT] Impossible Trivia w/ Googolplexia!

Howdy Friends, Nerds, Dorks, Know-It-Alls, and Poindexters! Quick, what's the capital of Burkina Faso? Who's the only pitcher with a perfect game in the World Series? How many Best Director Oscars does Steven Spielberg have? What heaviest stable halogen has atomic number 53? Who wrote MOBY-DICK? And, in what year did Eli Whitney invent the cotton gin?*

If you knew the answer to any of these IMPOSSIBLE questions, and/or you're looking for a fewscore others, MONDAYS** at Foam (FOAM!) are the place to be, beginning FEBRUARY 11th! Bring some pals and join in the fun!

--Free to play
--7:00PM~9:00PM
--Teams of ONE to a maximum of SIX allowed
--Three games of 15 questions each (3 themed rounds of 5 questions each per game)***
--Prizes (mostly of the variety that you may IMBIBE!) for individual game scores, and overall nightly winners
--Other surprises and fun as are deemed fitting, appropriate, or accidentally arrived-upon!
--All composed and hosted (i.e. reigned-over tyrannically!) by me, your friendly neighborhood GOOGZ! (Pancake Productions / Googolplexia)****


*ANSWERS: Ouagadougou; Don Larsen; Two (for SCHINDLER'S LIST and SAVING PRIVATE RYAN); Iodine; Herman Melville; and 1793.

**Unless there's a concert or other event scheduled at Foam.

***You may, but probably don't, remember this format as that used by my once-upon-a-time late-night IMPOSSIBLE MUSIC TRIVIA at South City's best pizza-punk bar named for a misspelled citrus fruit, which took place during most of 2012.

****Don't worry, I won't play any pesky Googolplexia music...PROBABLY.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1315378465268137/

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[CANCELLED] Vamachara w/ Seeyouspacecowboy, Lowered AD, Capitol Offense, Man the Manipulator
Feb
10
7:30 PM19:30

[CANCELLED] Vamachara w/ Seeyouspacecowboy, Lowered AD, Capitol Offense, Man the Manipulator

CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

GATEWAY CITY HARDCORE PRESENTS

VAMACHARA - CALIFORNIA
vamacharahc.bandcamp.com/

SEEYOUSPACECOWBOY - CALIFORNIA
seeyouspacecowboyca.bandcamp.com/

LOWERED AD
loweredad.bandcamp.com

CAPITOL OFFENSE
capitoloffensehc.bandcamp.com

MAN THE MANIPULATOR
manthemanipulator618.bandcamp.com/

FEBRUARY 10, 2019
AT FOAM
DOORS AT 7
SHOW AT 7:30
7 DOLLARS
ALL AGES

https://www.facebook.com/events/2163998667250306/

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See Through Dresses w/ Lightrider, Young Animals
Feb
8
8:30 PM20:30

See Through Dresses w/ Lightrider, Young Animals

See Through Dresses (Tiny Engines / Omaha, Nebraska)
https://seethroughdresses.bandcamp.com/
See Through Dresses dropped its Tiny Engines label debut End of Days fall of 2015, introducing a wider audience to a sound both intrinsic and environmental, with stark contrasts between its principal songwriters’ devastatingly riff-heavy jams and endearingly honest confessionals. It showcased what the band can do in spaces where guitars and rhythms rule the roost.

If End of Days is its rock record, Horse of the Other World, out June 30th, is See Through’s dreamy opus. Recorded in 2016 in two locations — ARC Studios with Ben Brodin (Pile, First Aid Kit, The Good Life) and at the band’s home studio, Little Machine, by Mathew Carroll — it signals a sonic leap into a more ethereal, soundscape-driven aesthetic.

Lightrider (STL)
https://lightrider.bandcamp.com/album/lightrider-ep
Lightrider's debut EP exemplifies sounds of melodic indie-rock interlaced with a 'hintage of vintage'.

Young Animals (STL)
https://young-animals.bandcamp.com/
A dad hat-wearing math rock quintet from St. Louis.

830pm - doors
9pm - show
$7
All Ages

https://www.facebook.com/events/2312258612343897/

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Niboowin (ex-Old Soul) w/ Mystic Will, de l'orme
Feb
4
8:00 PM20:00

Niboowin (ex-Old Soul) w/ Mystic Will, de l'orme

Niboowin - blasty blackened screamo from Grand Rapids. That shit that makes you feel like yr on fire but you kinda like it. Ex members of Old Soul. New album available through Zegema Beach records.

https://niboowin.bandcamp.com/releases


Mystic Will - screamo from here. Feats members of bands you like. Very cool. Very heavy.

De L'orme - loud fast heavy fun fun fun. Also feats members of bands you like.

https://delormestl.bandcamp.com/releases

https://www.facebook.com/events/2353981151338545/

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Soupbowl or Sundae: A Special Stevie & Randi Open Mic
Feb
3
8:00 PM20:00

Soupbowl or Sundae: A Special Stevie & Randi Open Mic

It's that time of the year and as you ALL know some of us are SWEET and some of us are SAVORY. So bring your biggest, wackiest, most favoritest bowls to FOAM for SOUP BOWL OR SUNDAE OPEN MIC (seriously bring a bowl)

There will be SOUP
There will be SUNDAES
There will be a really huge and confusing prize for BEST BOWL
as usual we will be letting all of you free-range freeks partaken and exhibit your proudest, most intimate, pancreas and profound means of self exploration and creativity to date so bring your self (and a bowl)

time is an illusion and the sun comes up over santa monica blvd.

Bowls starting @ 8 (Prize @ 10:30)
List @ 8:30
Start @ 9:00

https://www.facebook.com/events/318836018760598/

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Dan Whitaker & the Shinebenders w/ Ryan Koenig, Dock Ellis Band
Jan
26
8:00 PM20:00

Dan Whitaker & the Shinebenders w/ Ryan Koenig, Dock Ellis Band

It's a country night to remember with performances by Ryan Koenig and his band, followed by Dan Whitaker & The Shinebenders from Chicago and finishing with The Dock Ellis Band. 

7:30pm doors / 8pm show
$10 at the door

http://www.ryankoenigstl.com
https://www.facebook.com/Ryan-Koenig-707338392703209/

https://danwhitaker.com/
https://www.facebook.com/shinebenders/
2019 Ameripolitan Nominee
http://vote.ballotblaster.com/#/webBallots/79

https://dockellisband.com
https://www.facebook.com/dockellisband/

https://www.facebook.com/events/2197244667269513

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It's A PAJAMA JAMMY JAM YALL w/ Indiana Rome, Sean Falyon Be Everywhere, Goodbrotherlyzm, DJ vThom
Jan
25
9:00 PM21:00

It's A PAJAMA JAMMY JAM YALL w/ Indiana Rome, Sean Falyon Be Everywhere, Goodbrotherlyzm, DJ vThom

REMEMBER "HOUSE PARTY 2" THE PAJAMA JAMMY JAM!?!?!?! 
WELL YEAH IT'S LIKE THAT!
PULL OUT YOUR FLYEST PAJAMAS AND MEET US AT FOAM AS OUR DJs TAKE YOU FROM THE 99s TO THE 2000s. 

HOSTED BY
INDIANA ROME
SOUNDS BY 
SEAN FALYON BE EVERYWHERE 
GOODBROTHERLYZM 
DJ vTHOM 


BE THERE!!!!

https://www.facebook.com/events/631575040592413/

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CJ Boyd w/ motherbear, Oxherding
Jan
24
9:00 PM21:00

CJ Boyd w/ motherbear, Oxherding

C.J. Boyd
Experimental solo bassist on permatour for the last 11 years.
https://cjboyd.bandcamp.com/

motherbear
airy folk experimentations & minimal storytelling
stl
https://mobr.bandcamp.com/releases

Oxherding
electronic meditations
stl
http://Oxherding.bandcamp.com

5$ for touring band, or pay what you are able

https://www.facebook.com/events/347911326042262/

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