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Loufest Lineup 2015 Revealed: Avett Brothers, Hozier, Ludacris, Billy Idol, Brandon Flowers & More To Perform

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As a St. Louis native, it has been exciting to see how Loufest has grown from a local event to one of the big dogs. Now in its sixth year, the two-day festival boasts a lineup that includes The Avett Brothers, Hozier, Ludacris, Billy Idol, Brandon Flowers, Young the Giant, Umphrey's McGee, local act Pokey LaFarge and more. The two-day festival, produced by Listen Live Entertainment and C3 Presents, returns to Forest Park's Central Field on Sept. 12-13. Tickets are now on sale here.READ MORE

The Jane Shermans

Loufest 2014: The Jane Shermans' Eulene Sherman, Angelo Petraglia Talk New Album, Future of Rock, Kings Of Leon, And More

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Angelo Petraglia and Eulene Sherman of The Jane Shermans are looking to bring raw rock 'n' roll back into the mainstream. You might know Angelo for his work developing a little band called Kings of Leon, co-writing their first two albums and producing much of their work.READ MORE

Cake

LouFest 2014: Cake's John McCrea Talks Follow-Up To 'Showroom of Compassion,' Disdain For Tech Companies, State Of Music Industry, And More

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It has been more than 20 years since John McCrea formed Cake, the band noted for their ability to point out the ridiculousness of our modern existene with deadpan delivery and made famous in the mainstream for their hit "The Distance."READ MORE

Those Darlins

LouFest 2014: Those Darlins' Jessi Zazu Talks Vulnerability, New Album, Touring With Diarrhea Planet, And Being Tired Of The 'Country Fried Punk' Label

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Nashville rockers Those Darlins, made up of Jessi Zazu, Nikki Kvarnes, and Linwood Regensburg, are no strangers to controversy. The cover of their 2013's album Blur The Line, featured the band members' nude legs and torsos, which got them into some hot water after they hung it on a banner in front of a Nashville record store. Despite not intentionally wanting to stir up trouble, the content of their latest effort challenges gender roles and some of the outdated views still held in the South. With three full-length albums under their belt and extensive tours behind them, the group has begun work on their fourth record.READ MORE

The Districts

LouFest 2014: The Districts' Braden Lawrence Talks Sophomore Album, Ditching College, Losing Gear, And Life On The Road

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The Districts hail from small town in Pennsylvania called Lititz. Like many young bands, they got their start playing coffee shops and eventually began getting gigs at venues around the local circuit. After moving to Philadelphia after high school, they opted to forgo college educations for careers in music and signed to Fat Possum records in November 2013. They released their debut EP in January, which included three songs off their self-produced 2012 LP Telephones as well as two new songs. The band is currently working on releasing their debut full-length on Fat Possum.READ MORE

Matt & Kim

LouFest 2014: Matt & Kim's Matt Johnson Talks New Album, Music Videos, And Sticking Together

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Brooklyn band Matt & Kim (Matt Johnson and Kim Schifino) have solidified themselves as the energetic "it" couple of indie rock. They even "pulled a Beyoncé" with videos for each of their songs before Queen Bey ever released her visual album. With four full-length albums under their belt, the duo is preparing their fifth LP and winding down their latest tour in support of their 2012 effort, Lightning. Music Times recently chatted with Johnson leading up to Matt & Kim's set at LouFest. He reflected on the band's history and updated us on what fans can expect next.READ MORE

San Fermin's Ellis Ludwig-Leone

LouFest 2014: San Fermin's Ellis Ludwig-Leone Talks Sophomore Album, Playing Festivals, What He's Learned This Past Year

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San Fermin is the brainchild of composer and songwriter Ellis Ludwig-Leone, who graduated from Yale with a degree in classical music three years ago. Their self-titled debut album, released in September of 2013, came to life after Ludwig-Leone spent two months locked up at the Banff Centre, a secluded retreat for composers, tucked away in the Canadian mountains.READ MORE

LouFest

LouFest announces 2014 lineup with OutKast, Arctic Monkeys, Cake and more

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As a St. Louis native, I always get excited to see how LouFest grows each year. With the 2014 lineup, it appears the festival is ready to hang with the big dogs. Now in its fifth year, the two-day festival takes place September 6-7 at Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri and boasts a lineup topped by OutKast and the Arctic Monkeys.READ MORE

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