Dropping by Vintage Vinyl before their sold-out show with The Shins later on that evening, Tennis played for a sizable Friday afternoon crowd at the store. Combined with some great complimentary beers from Schlafly, it made for a great start to the weekend.
The Austin psych band, The Black Angels, came to town a day early for their show at Delmar Hall, so the crew spent the Sunday afternoon doing some record shopping and meeting fans at Vintage Vinyl.
Pokey LaFarge headlined this year’s Record Store Day event at Vintage Vinyl and had a huge crowd spilling out onto Delmar to catch the performance. While the store had a full day of bands, jet lag had me limited to just catching Pokey and the always fun Bruiser Queen.
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band returned for an in-store evening at Vintage Vinyl with stories and songs highlighting their newest album, Front Porch Sessions.
With the release of her new album Heat, Le’Ponds settled into Vintage Vinyl for a simpler acoustic session for the Sunday afternoon crowd.
Local songwriter Jack Grelle kicked off the weekend at Vintage Vinyl, highlighting material from his latest release Got Dressed Up to Be Let Down. Be sure to check out the album and his return to St. Louis, supporting Pokey LaFarge’s NYE shows at Delmar Hall.