LouFest 2012 | The Flaming Lips - Photo by: Matthew McGuire
LouFest 2012 | The Flaming Lips - Photo by: Matthew McGuire

2013 LouFest Music Festival Returns to Forest Park

LouFest Music Festival is returning to Forest Park for their third year celebration. This year they have moved to a three stage layout. In 2012, they had three stages, but one was setup for kids. It will be interesting to see how the festival organizers have switched it up this year. We have news on the event, the schedule and more on the 3rd Annual LouFest Music Festival. GoSTL is giving away two tickets to the event. Fore more information check out the link with the GoSTL Web Link IMG_2246lou

LouFest Music Festival 2013 Lineup

This year the festival’s lineup includes: Wilco, Jim James, The National, Toro y Moi, Fitz and the Tantrums, Ra Ra Riot, Trampled by Turtles, Robert DeLong, J Roddy Walston and the Business, Jukebox the Ghost, Wild Belle, Desert Noises, Space Capone, Modoc, Kentucky Knife Fight on Saturday. Sunday’s entertainment is hosted by: The Killers, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Alabama Shakes, Twin Shadow, Local Natives, Walk the Moon, Court Yard Hounds, Icona Pop, Youngblood Hawke, The Mowgli’s, Brick + Mortar, Wild Cub, Tef Poe, Andrea Davidson, The Lonely Biscuits. Sponsors this year include: Bud Light, BMI, Chipotle, Slacker, Schlafly, Purina, StateFarm and many more.

Top 3 Must-See Acts at LouFest 2013

killers 1)The Killers is at the top of our Must-See acts performing at the 2013 LouFest Music Festival. International icons of the stage will be closing out the music for the festival on Sunday night. Their iconic rock, and stage show ranks them at the top of our list.   thenational 2)The National recently released “Trouble Will Find Me” this past May, and have been supporting their latest album on the road. They will be making a stop at the LouFest Music Festival to perform new music, as well as a mix of their best material. To download the latest album use the iTunes Web Link.   custom 3) Alabama Shakes, is currently based out of Athens, Alabama. The band has been lighting a fire under the music festival scene for the past few years. In 2011, they eventually found their way to a Nashville studio, where the songs they cut included “You Ain’t Alone” and “I Found You.” On Sunday, September 8 the band will be performing live in downtown St. Louis.

‘Always Alright’ by Alabama Shakes

LouFest 2013 Schedule
LouFest 2013 Schedule
The LouFest Official Lineup Video on YouTube

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Matthew McGuire is the founder and editor of Crescent Vale News. In 2014, he acquired a master's degree in Professional Media and Media Management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.