First, here's some good news on this Day of Snow Reckoning: According to organizer Brian Cohen, LouFest is looking to announce its lineup in late March. Hooray! In the meantime, 'Fest will be presenting shows at several venues around the city, starting with February 8's Tokyo Police Club show at the Firebird. (A full list is below.) At these shows, you can fill out a "guess the lineup" card - and at the end of the show, one entry will be drawn at random to win two passes to LouFest! In addition: When all is said and done, whoever comes closest to correctly guessing the actual lineup will win two VIP passes.
Billiken Club February 23: Dum Dum Girls February 28: Akron/Family April 14: Zola Jesus
Firebird: February 8: Tokyo Police Club February 27: Death by Stereo March 15: Ra Ra Riot March 22: The Greenhornes April 8: The Raveonettes April 21: Black Lips/Vivian Girls April 23: Foals with Freelance Whales
Off Broadway: February 16: Jonathan Richman March 16: Murder By Death with Union Electric April 2: Sebadoh April 29: Kinky Friedman