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LouFest 2015

LouFest by the numbers:

34 bands there for the weekend
20 bands we were able to check-out
$50 tickets for the weekend
approximately $2.50 per band

perfect sunshine skies

I think I would say Sunday's weather was the best LouFest weather I've ever experienced!

So many bands, so many good people, such a good time.

I walked into LouFest with a different mindset this year than years past.  There wasn't one band I am absolutely crazy about that I was so excited to see.  Was Billy Idol on my to see list?  No.  Did I absolutely sing and dance to "Dancing with Myself"?  Yep.  So even though I wasn't crazy about a band, I really enjoyed LouFest anyway.  Who can complain when your surrounded by so much music all weekend.

Monday morning I got to work and after being quickly thrown into work by 11 I texted Mike.  "I wanna be back at LouFest"
Sunday we got to the fest and decided to take our daily jump picture.  The lovely volunteer taking our photo started the burst before we were ready (might as well) and we got the gem on the left.  I couldn't stop laughing every time I looked at it (and I love it) so now I share it with you.  In the photo on the right I kicked Karen.  Sorry Karen!

Burst.  Always burst.


Favorite Sets:  
     Clockwork - not only did I enjoy their music set, but I swear I could feel the drummer's energy from the 3rd row.  Great set!
     Delta Rae
     Misterwives

Best Banter: 
     Strand of Oaks

With so many bands and so much going on, I was sad I missed Coin.  But I guess you can't catch them all...

Until next year, LouFest...

Comments

  1. I am appreciative of the new category of "Best Banter"

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  2. It looks like you are hitting me in the head as well in the picture on the right, but you aren't. :)

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