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When is your favorite band playing at LouFest this weekend?

Fans cheer during last year’s LouFest. The 2017 Loufest will take place this weekend in Forest Park in St. Louis.
Fans cheer during last year’s LouFest. The 2017 Loufest will take place this weekend in Forest Park in St. Louis.

LouFest, a music festival with more than 30 bands performing on different stages, will take place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Forest Park, St. Louis.

This event features live music, a family-friendly section called “Loukidz” with music, dancing, face painting, crafts, a LouFest store with festival-related merchandise, a “Spirit Art” exhibit, “Zen Den,” food, drinks, hot air balloon rides and more.

Tickets cost $95 for a general admission two-day pass, $60 for a one-day pass on either Saturday or Sunday, $350 for a VIP ticket, or $750 for a LouFest “Platinum” ticket. Amenities received with the Platinum ticket include: dedicated Platinum festival entrance, access to private LouFest Platinum Lounge, complimentary catered meals and beverages, private air-conditioned restrooms, reserved parking, golf cart transportation, on-site concierge, access to platinum only viewing areas of LouFest main stages and complimentary locker with cell phone charging.

Tickets can be purchased online at or at the box office from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Here are the bands that will be performing at the LouFest:

Lineup for the Bud Light stage


▪  MVSTERMIND: Noon to 1 p.m.

▪  Hippo Campus: 2-3 p.m.

▪  ZZ Ward: 4-5 p.m.

▪  Spoon: 6-7 p.m.

▪  Hail Hail Chuck Barry — A special celebration honoring the Father of Rock N’ Roll: 8-9 p.m.

▪  Snoop Dogg: 9:15-10:15 p.m.


▪  Beth Bombara: 11:15 a.m. to noon

▪  Jack Grelle: 12:45-1:30 p.m.

▪  The Record Company: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

▪  Houndmouth: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

▪  Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats: 6:30-7:45 p.m.

▪  Weezer: 8:45-10 p.m.

Lineup for the Enterprise Rent-A-Car stage


▪  Mathias and the Pirates: 11:15 a.m. to noon

▪  Middle Kids: 1-2 p.m.

▪  Marian Hill: 3-4 p.m.

▪  Huey Lewis and the News: 5-6 p.m.

▪  Cage the Elephant: 7-8 p.m.


▪  Future Thieves: Noon to 12:45 p.m.

▪  Mondo Cozmo: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

▪  Robert Randolph and The Family Band: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

▪  Lecrae: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

▪  Run the Jewels: 7:45-8:45 p.m.

Lineup for the BMI-Tunespeak stage


▪  Chris Bandi: Noon to 1 p.m.

▪  Jonny P: 2-3 p.m.

▪  Starwolf: 4-5 p.m.

▪  Ron Gallo: 6-7 p.m.

▪  Rainbow Kitten Surprise: 8-9 p.m.


▪  Jess Nolan: 11:15 a.m. to noon

▪  18andCounting and TheOnlyEnsemble: 12:45-1:30 p.m.

▪  Okey Dokey: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

▪  Noname: 4:30-5:30 p.m.

▪  Lizzo: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Note: set times are subject to change.

For more information, see the festival website: