Friday, May 15, 2015

LouFest 2015 Full Lineup: The Avett Brothers, Hozier, Ludacris to Headline

Posted By on Fri, May 15, 2015 at 6:00 AM

The Avett Brothers, headlining this year's LouFest. - PRESS PHOTO VIA NEW FRONTIER TOURING
  • Press photo via New Frontier Touring
  • The Avett Brothers, headlining this year's LouFest.

LouFest's official lineup has been announced, with the Avett Brothers, Hozier and Ludacris sharing top billing. This year's full roster also sees plenty of up-and-coming acts from relatively nearby cities alongside seasoned veterans from parts well beyond.

Oh, and Billy Idol. Billy Idol is performing, everybody.

Also noteworthy is the number of solo artists coming without their big-name bandmates -- Brandon Flowers (the Killers), Nate Ruess (fun.) and Albert Hammond Jr. (the Strokes), we're looking in your direction.

And as in past years, LouFest's organizers have made sure to include some St. Louis-based acts as well. Clockwork will perform again, as well as the venerable Pokey LaFarge and the relatively new American Wrestlers. That third one might be the most surprising, considering you could count the number of shows the band has played on one hand at this point, but its members' musical back story and its signing to Fat Possum could explain the band's inclusion.

Check out the full lineup below, and tell us who you are excited about in the comments!

LouFest 2015 Lineup:

The Avett Brothers

Hozier

Ludacris

Young the Giant

Brandon Flowers

Billy Idol

Nate Ruess

Umphrey's McGee

Lord Huron

JJ Grey & Mofro

Pokey LaFarge

Blue October

Misterwives

Albert Hammond Jr.

Nico & Vinz

Robert Delong

Milo Greene

Knox Hamilton

Delta Rae

Strand of Oaks

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas

Colony House

The Suffers

Walking Shapes

All Them Witches

Brave Baby

The Black Cadillacs

The Bros. Landreth

Hembree

Coin

Clockwork

American Wrestlers

KOA

Earl Burrows

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