At the clubs: Funkfest comes to Broadway Oyster Bar

2012-09-13T00:00:00Z At the clubs: Funkfest comes to Broadway Oyster BarBY KEVIN C. JOHNSON • Post-Dispatch Pop Music Critic • kjohnson@post-dispatch.com > 314-340-8191 stltoday.com

Atomic Cowboy

Concert series Freshman Class V is at 9:30 p.m. Friday at Atomic Cowboy (4140 Manchester Ave.), featuring up-and-coming local artists. Performing are Trixie, Doughboy, Sticky Badaboonchii, Lou Kang, T. Dubb O., the Domino Effect and DJs Nico and Twinny Twin. Rob Boo and Finsta (aka the Dynamic Duo) will host. $5. atomiccowboystl.com.

Broadway Oyster Bar

Funkfest 7 is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Broadway Oyster Bar (736 S. Broadway). Nine bands will perform on two stages with Lamar Harris, Teddy Presberg's Resistance Organ Trio, Big Brother Thunder and the Master Blasters, Hip Grease, the Service (aka Rhythm Section Road Show), the Funky Butt Brass Band, Dogtown Allstars Funkestra, Fresh Heir and more. offbroadwaystl.com.

Coliseum Music Lounge

Mario Pascal will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Coliseum Music Lounge (2619 Washington Blvd.) Massive Hi Fi is also on the bill. $5. thecoliseumstl.com.

Europe Nightclub

Cosmic Gate will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at Europe Nightclub (710 North 15th St.) as part of its "Wake Your Mind" album tour. Disco Donnie and B&W Productions is presenting. $15-$20. cosmicgatestlouis-face.eventbrite.com.

Lola

Leisure Studies and Hustle & Soul City presents soul revivalists Lee Fields & the Expressions at 9 p.m. Sunday at Lola (500 North 14th St.) The concert is the third installment of the monthly Soul Revival Series at Lola. DJ Hal Greens and Nappy DJ Needles will spin, and Tom "Papa" Ray hosts. ticketweb.com and welovelola.com.

Off Broadway

Big Muddy Records presents the Hooten Hallers' 45 rpm release Friday night at Off Broadway (3509 Lemp Ave.) Also performing are Bug Chaser, Doormat & Little Rachel, and Jack Grelle & the Johnson Family. $5-$8. atoffbroadwaystl.com.

Old Rock House

The next meeting of the St. Louis Musicians Unite is at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Old Rock House (1200 South Seventh St.) Musicians and music industry people who attend are encouraged to bring business cards. Musicians can bring CDs. After the meeting, attendees can stay for the concert at the Old Rock House free of charge. oldrockhouse.com and saintlouismusiciansunite.blogspot.com.

Pop's

The Death of St. Louis Metal Fest 2012 is at 6 p.m. Friday at Pop's (401 Monsanto Ave., Sauget). The Vile Impurity, Drag the Dead, Suffer the Wrath, the Ninth Circle, Animated Dead, Eminent Slaughter, the Arcane Horror, Acedia and Eternium are performing. $9-$10. popsrocks.com.

Kevin C. Johnson is the Post-Dispatch's pop music critic. Follow him on Twitter at @kevincjohnson

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