AUCW7 Leak #8: Last To Show First To Go as The Police (9/21/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 28, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

Bombs Away, Last To Show First To Go are Hungry For You to take a Secret Journey with them during their sophomore An Under Cover Weekend performance as they take on The Police for AUCW7 Night 2, on September 21st, 2013. Do you find yourself in a Dead End Job? I mean, It’s Alright For You for awhile but then On Any Other Day it seems like your Low Life boss is just committing Murder By Numbers like you have…

AUCW7 Leak #7: Scarlet Tanager as The Beach Boys (9/21/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 27, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

God Only Knows the Mountain Of Love that Scarlet Tanager has in store for us with their An Under Cover Weekend debut as they take on the Good Vibrations of The Beach Boys for AUCW7 Night 2, on September 21st, 2013. It’s About Time that someone took on the Rocking Surfer sound of The Beach Boys for AUCW, and the California Girls and Sloop John B‘s of Scarlet Tanager — Susan “Surfer Girl” Logsdon, Michael “Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow” Logsdon, Josh “Alley Oop”…

AUCW7 Leak #6: Ryan Wasoba & Foxing as Neutral Milk Hotel (9/21/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 26, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

Like a Two-Headed Boy, Ryan Wasoba & Foxing continue our tradition of amazing dual-band opening sets and make their An Under Cover Weekend debut as Neutral Milk Hotel for AUCW7 Night 2, on September 21st, 2013. Everything Is awesome! No, seriously. It was something like the Tuesday Moon of April 8th when I talked to Mr. Wasoba about his and Foxing’s plans to attack the songs of Neutral Milk Hotel like an Aunt Eggma Blowtorch. Needless to say, I would…

AUCW7 Leak #5: The Incurables as T. Rex (9/20/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 23, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

Why it has taken The Incurables seven years to finally make their An Under Cover Weekend debut, we’re not sure, but we have total faith that Jimmy “Electric Warrior” Griffin and Co. will Bang A Gong (Get It On) with their take on the Monolith-ic sound of T. Rex for AUCW7 Night 1, on September 20th, 2013. Girl In The Thunder Bolt Suit, I’m A Fool For You, Girl. I Really Love You Babe. Life Is Strange — Shock Rock,…

AUCW7 Leak #4: Dots Not Feathers as Queen (9/20/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 22, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

With One Year Of Love behind them since their last An Under Cover Weekend appearance, Dots Not Feathers have A Kind Of Magic planned for their take on Queen for AUCW7 Night 1, on September 20th, 2013. They say that Too Much Love Will Kill You. I mean, It’s A Hard Life for a Man On The Prowl. But, in the end I Want To Break Free from these shackles because It’s A Beautiful Day and I don’t just want…

AUCW7 Leak #3: The Defeated County as The Mamas & The Papas (9/20/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 21, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

Straight out of the Spanish Harlem of St. Louis, in what is yet another An Under Cover Weekend debut, The Defeated County will have everyone Dancing In The Street as they take on The Mamas & The Papas for AUCW7 Night 1, on September 20th, 2013. I Don’t Wanna Know all of The Precious Time that Langen Neubacher and Co. will have spent in preparation for AUCW toiling over Mama Cass’ Words Of Love, but needless to say, they’ll have…

AUCW7 Leak #2: Search Parties as Arcade Fire (9/20/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 20, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

Also making their An Under Cover Weekend debut, Search Parties plan to flood the non-Empty Room of The Firebird with an Ocean Of Noise as they take on Arcade Fire‘s Neon Bible of a songbook for AUCW7 Night 1, on September 20th, 2013. I can see the headlines now… “The Suburbs Have Been Emptied: AUCW7 To Blame” or “St. Louis Is Now A City With No Children, They’re All At AUCW”. You see, Search Parties are planning an Intervention to…

AUCW7 Leak #1: Bluefish as The Rat Pack (9/20/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 19, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

Just For Fun, in their An Under Cover Weekend debut, Bluefish will walk down Memory Lane as they take on the Dreamy Blues of The Rat Pack for AUCW7 Night 1, on September 20th, 2013. Hey There! My Heart Tells Me that the 4 guys in Bluefish — Ryan “Stormy Weather” Ely, Cale “Big Feet” Conrad, Peter “Goody Goody” Billing, and Brad “Tell Me How” Baker — have the Imagination to pull of such ambitious Red Hot Rockin’ Blues, and…

AUCW7 Submissions Are Go!

by Mike Tomko on March 25, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, General

In honor of yesterday’s Thundersnow, we thought that today would be a fantastic day to open submissions for An Under Cover Weekend 7 which will take place either September 13th and 14th OR September 20th and 21st at The Firebird. We sold out both nights last year and are so excited to see what the AUCW Class of 2013 brings to the table. Just like the last two years, the doors are open for all St. Louis area bands to…

VIDEO: An Under Cover Weekend – The Experience (Part 5 of 5)

by Mike Tomko on September 7, 2012 Posted In: 2012, Blog

In this fifth episode of our 5-part Mini-Docudrama, we take an in-depth look at the unique and amazing experience that is An Under Cover Weekend. As a celebration of local music through covers, AUCW is a great opportunity to discover your new favorite local band. You will have the most fun you’ve ever had at a local show, at An Under Cover Weekend, and Christian Schaeffer says it best when he says, “I’ve seen Fleetwood Mac in concert and I…

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