The Roots, TV on the Radio head LouFest 2011

After tapping She & Him, Jeff Tweedy, and Broken Social Scene for its initial launch, the St. Louis, MO-based LouFest returns in 2011 with an expanded and more diverse bill. Set for August 27-28 at Forest Park, this year’s festival will be headed by The Roots, TV on the Radio, Cat Power, Deerhunter, and The Hold Steady.

Other confirmed acts include !!!, Surer Blood, Das Racist, The Low Anthem, Dom, Ume, Sleepy Sun, Kings Go Forth, Troubadour Dali, Jumbling Towers, Old Lights, and Jon Hardy & the Public.

A limited number of discounted 2-day passes are now on sale for $59 via the festival’s website.


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