Zola Jesus at Amsterdam Bar & Hall

It was a busy Tuesday night for live music in downtown St Paul. A large contingent of concert-goers were preparing to wax nostalgic with the Pixies (sans Kim Deal) at the Palace Theater at sixty bucks a pop. Meanwhile, down the road apiece, fans of the Upper Midwest's own Zola Jesus filled Amsterdam Bar & Hall amid the sounds of harpsichord fugues and Italian arias flowing from the house speakers...