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    Yea, I'm excited to see what that merger with C3 leads to.
    We're here to play some Mississippi Delta Blues. We're in a horrible depression, and I gotta admit - we're starting to like it.

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    They're using the same Wheel of Fortune-style lineup reveal they used for Lolla a couple years ago.



    Here's a local publication's guess:

    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    Pretty excited for LouFest, especially since i'll be living in St. Louis for the next few years. Grabbed my $50 2-day pass during the presale!
    Looks like the C3 partnership is helping a lot.

    Here's a slightly clearer version of someone's guesses.
    The general consensus is that the headliners are The Killers and Wilco (most likely) or The Strokes and Wilco (less likely but more awesome).

    Last edited by ameeps; 04-28-2013 at 10:36 AM.

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    lol who put The Knife on there
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by malcolmjamalawesome View Post
    lol who put The Knife on there
    Haha yea that's clearly wrong, but the alternate guesses are plausible.

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    The Killers
    Wilco
    The National
    Alabama Shakes
    Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
    Jim James
    Local Natives
    Futz And The Tantrums
    Toro Y Moi
    Twin Shadow
    Trampled By Turtles
    WALK THE MOON
    Ra Ra Riot
    Court Yard Hounds
    Icona Pop
    Youngblood Hawke
    Robert DeLong
    Jukebox The Ghost
    Wild Belle
    The Mowglis
    Brick + Mortar
    Desert Noises
    Space Capone
    Wild Club
    J. Roddy Walston & The Business
    Andrea Davidson
    Modoc
    The Lonely Biscuits
    Kentucky Knife Fight
    Tef Poe
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by malcolmjamalawesome View Post
    The Killers
    Wilco
    The National
    Alabama Shakes
    Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
    Jim James
    Local Natives
    Futz And The Tantrums
    Toro Y Moi
    Twin Shadow
    Trampled By Turtles
    WALK THE MOON
    Ra Ra Riot
    Court Yard Hounds
    Icona Pop
    Youngblood Hawke
    Robert DeLong
    Jukebox The Ghost
    Wild Belle
    The Mowglis
    Brick + Mortar
    Desert Noises
    Space Capone
    Wild Club
    J. Roddy Walston & The Business
    Andrea Davidson
    Modoc
    The Lonely Biscuits
    Kentucky Knife Fight
    Tef Poe
    Not much that wasn't already guessed, but I'm satisfied. Definitely worth the $50 I paid for my 2 day pass.

    The Killers are a bummer but whatever, ill deal with it.

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    I've posted my general comments on LouFest's FB page, but I am bummed by The Killers. It would have been nice to have some more upbeat, danceable stuff in the bigger bands. Trampled by Turtles don't count. Fitz and the Tantrums will be party time drinking festival fun. Ed Sharpe and Alabama Shakes are decent inoffensive midlevel festival bands. Disappointed in the far fewer number of local bands considering they are adding a stage.

    Wilco, the National, Toro Y Moi, Local natives are all good in my book. Jim James could be great or dud. Hard to know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by york707 View Post
    I've posted my general comments on LouFest's FB page, but I am bummed by The Killers. It would have been nice to have some more upbeat, danceable stuff in the bigger bands. Trampled by Turtles don't count. Fitz and the Tantrums will be party time drinking festival fun. Ed Sharpe and Alabama Shakes are decent inoffensive midlevel festival bands. Disappointed in the far fewer number of local bands considering they are adding a stage.

    Wilco, the National, Toro Y Moi, Local natives are all good in my book. Jim James could be great or dud. Hard to know.
    I think it was a purely financial decision, they sell more tickets than any other act on the bill. LouFest is not a destination festival, people aren't traveling across the country and world to go. Additionally, there just isn't a large enough market to have a FYF type lineup in St. Louis. I'm considering The Killers as a necessary evil.

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    The Strokes, Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs all would have been fine. Especially since it's not a destination fest. We don't need to draw people from far away.
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    Shit, the first year the headliners were Jeff Tweedy and She and Him.
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    I will be skipping this fest again this year.

    There's 6 or 7 acts I want to see at Kanrocksas, if most of them fall on Saturday, I'll buy a pass for that day.
    We're here to play some Mississippi Delta Blues. We're in a horrible depression, and I gotta admit - we're starting to like it.

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    After digging into the mid level bands (most of those under Toro Y Moi I had never heard - or heard of), I am bummed that there are so many boring-ass bands.
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    I feel like St. Louis is doing a poor job of advertising the likely appearance of Bruce Campbell (as MalcolmJamalAwesome).
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    He should at least be a fifth-liner.
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    LouFest was impressive! This year was the biggest so far - apparently the attendance on the first day this year was greater than the combined 2-day attendance of any of the 3 previous years. Three stages, short lines, decent sound ... it's organized by the guys that do Lollapalooza now (C3?), which was fairly clear from the fact all of the signage used the same color scheme and font from all of the Lolla signage.

    I caught some pretty enjoyable sets from The National, Edward Sharpe, Fitz & the Tantrums, and Alabama Shakes. Hands down favorite act was Nashville's SPACE CAPONE, a bunch of white dudes that sound like Prince.

    Also, I saw Icona Pop. It's the worst thing anyone has ever seen and I hate it and I don't want to talk about it.
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
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    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    LouFest 2014 - tickets on sale now, lineup out at 12:01 AM CST.
    I scored a $75 Earlybird pass last week. Full price $95 2-day passes on sale tomorrow 10AM CST.

    Confirmed acts:
    Washed Out
    Blackberry Smoke
    Moon Taxi
    Grouplove
    Pretty Little Empire
    Portugal the Man
    San Fermin
    Lettuce
    Cake

    I'm hoping for Modest Mouse Lots of recent touring activity but none in the midwest. Haven't played St. Louis in 4+ years.

    Quote Originally Posted by malcolmjamalawesome View Post
    Also, I saw Icona Pop. It's the worst thing anyone has ever seen and I hate it and I don't want to talk about it.
    Just saw this now, but I completely agree. Definitely the worst concert I saw last year, if not ever.
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    OUTKAST ARCTIC MONKEYS
    CAKE GROUPLOVE MATT & KIM THE 1975 PORTUGAL. THE MAN FUTURE ISLANDS TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE KELIS
    WASHED OUT CHERUB VINTAGE TROUBLE RAC BLACKBERRY SMOKE LETTUCE DELTA SPIRIT MOON TAXI SAN FERMIN THOSE DARLINS EMPIRES YOUNG & SICK THE DISTRICTS FALLS SKATERS KOPECKY FAMILY BAND ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR GLASS ANIMALS BLACK PISTOL FIRE AJR HOLYCHILD ALANNA ROYALE KINS THE JANE SHERMANS OLD SALT UNION MARC SCIBILIA DYLAN MCDONALD & THE AVIANS COLIN LAKE PRETTY LITTLE EMPIRE BIG BROTHER THUNDER AND THE MASTERBLASTERS

    Definitely satisfied with my $75 pass.

    Excited for:
    OutKast
    Arctic Monkeys
    Cake
    Portugal. The Man
    Future Islands
    Trombone Shorty
    Washed Out

    Anyone familiar with some of the smaller acts? Would love some recommendations.

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    You're losing your edge, MJA.
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    I mean when you say you enjoy The Nationals without having a verb sleeping around it.I start disbelieving everything else they have to say in the moment while I re-adjust to the thought that people do like the Nationals.
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    Still pretty serious about this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I mean when you say you enjoy The Nationals without having a verb sleeping around it.I start disbelieving everything else they have to say in the moment while I re-adjust to the thought that people do like the Nationals.
    What? Was that English?

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    GBbish
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    Quote Originally Posted by WhyTheLongFace View Post
    Still pretty serious about this.

    Jack White @ Bill .... 08/22/14
    FYF @ LA Sport Area 08/23 - 08/24/14
    Swans @ The Independent 08/08/14
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    GBberish
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gribbz View Post
    You're losing your edge, MJA.
    She can stay up later than I can.
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    Overall I'm happy to see Loufest grow each year. This will be my third year in a row, and it's nice to see the progression. This festival is worth $75 all day long, and I'm excited to see Future Islands again, since I left early to get a good spot for Fatboy Slim at Coachella.

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    She can stay up later than I can.
    I'm definitely not a she...

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    He can stay up later than I can.
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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    I'll buy a day pass for whichever day Outkast plays.
    We're here to play some Mississippi Delta Blues. We're in a horrible depression, and I gotta admit - we're starting to like it.

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    Two day passes only, I think. And I can't find any info on who plays which day yet
    Quote Originally Posted by ruetheday View Post
    I don't fucking care. I don't even know who the hell Dave Wang is.
    Quote Originally Posted by Devin the Dude View Post
    you used to be that guy that just Dave Wang's everybody. that guy. he's gone now, and whoever you really are showed up, and that was utter disappointment.

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