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



Young the Giant

Brandon Flowers

Billy Idol

Nate Ruess

Umphrey's McGee

Lord Huron

JJ Grey & Mofro

Pokey LaFarge

Blue October


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




American Wrestlers


Earl Burrows

Tags: ,

We’re keeping you informed…
...and it’s what we love to do. From local politics and culture to national news that hits close to home, Riverfront Times has been keeping St. Louis informed for years.

It’s never been more important to support local news sources. A free press means accountability and a well-informed public, and we want to keep our unique and independent reporting available for many, many years to come.

If quality journalism is important to you, please consider a donation to Riverfront Times. Every reader contribution is valuable and so appreciated, and goes directly to support our coverage of critical issues and neighborhood culture. Thank you.

Read the Digital Print Issue

March 25, 2020


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2020 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation