It's official. This morning's announcement that Union Tree Review will be covering Marvin Gaye at the fifth annual An Under Cover Weekend, completes this year's line-up of the two-day show series on Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10. The series finds some St. Louis groups paying tribute to a wide range of artists including AC/DC, ELO and Stevie Wonder. Some of the choices are surprising.
Read the full lineup after the jump:
Friday, September 9
8 p.m.Tight Pants Syndrome vs. Paper Dolls as Electric Light Orchestra
9:20 p.m. Dots Not Feathers as Stevie Wonder
10:10 p.m. Bo & the Locomotive as Cake
11 p.m. Union Tree Review as Marvin Gaye
11:50 p.m. Via Dove as AC/DC
Saturday, September 10
8:30 p.m. Jump Starts as the Violent Femmes
9:20 p.m. The Orbz as Stone Temple Pilots
10:10 p.m. False Moves as Interpol
11 p.m. The Breaks as The Strokes
11:50 p.m. Troubadour Dali as Sonic Youth
Bo & the Locomotive's Bo Bulawsky, who will be performing as Cake this year, is a huge fan of the band he's tackling, as are his bandmates. The group is looking forward to performing music that is often, as they say, underappreciated.
"They are true early-indie-rock-country pioneers, but they often aren't seen that way," Bulawsky says. "I think if people watch a band that isn't Cake playing all Cake songs, it will highlight the fact that they are an actual great band."
The Orbz as The Pixies from An Under Cover Weekend 2009.