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Monday, August 27, 2012

The Best and Worst of LouFest 2012, According to the Fans

Posted By on Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 3:21 PM

  • Kholood Eid

LouFest 2012 has come and gone, and we have spilled one or two thousand words in the service of telling you our thoughts. But we are but one editorial entity, and there are no shortage of opinions out there. So we collected a few from the locals and visitors alike spending their weekends in Forest Park. Below: The best and worst sets and some descriptions of LouFest 2012 from twelve fans.

Interviews conducted by Brian Heffernan and Kiernan Maletsky

See Also: The 18 Best Fans, Musical Moments and Trends at LouFest 2012: Day Two The Flaming Lips at LouFest, 8/26/12: Review, Photos and Setlist LouFest Rainout Live Blog Dinosaur Jr at LouFest, 8/25/12: Review, Photos and Setlist The 17 Best Fans, Musical Moments and Trends at LouFest 2012: Day One

  • Brian Heffernan

Molly Moore Days at the LouFest: Saturday and Sunday Hometown: "I'm from the Lou and I'm proud." Best Set: Girl Talk Worst Set: "All of the other ones." LouFest 2012 in ten words or less: "Really Awesometastic."

  • Kholood Eid

Jenny Johnson Days at the LouFest: Sunday Hometown: Franklin County Best Set: Cults Worst Set: N/A LouFest 2012 in ten words or less: "A lovely mix of some of the best current music."

  • Brian Heffernan

James Oerding Days at LouFest: Sunday Hometown: St. Louis Best Set: "Cults or Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin" Worst Set: Wild Nothing -- "That was just a little too '80s." LouFest 2012 in ten words or less: "Getting younger but still pretty damn good."

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