Another LouFest has come and gone, and many are saying that this year's event was one of the best yet. With Outkast leading a two-day lineup of Grouplove, Matt and Kim, Cake, Trombone Shorty, Portugal. the Man and other stellar acts, concertgoers certainly got their money's worth.
But it's not just the fans who enjoy festivals like LouFest. Just hours -- sometimes even minutes! -- after their sets, many of the fest's acts took to social media to share their appreciation for the way St. Louis rocked the hell out.
Outkast's Big Boi was the prolific tweeter of the duo, sharing his St. Louis arrival and posting a number of Michael Brown and Ferguson items to his timeline before showtime. And like many musicians who have performed in the Gateway City in recent weeks, he and members of the Kast's backing band even did the now-familiar "Hands up, don't shoot" gesture onstage:
MATT AND KIM
Talkative on pretty much every social-network ever, Matt and Kim quickly figured out after their rollicking set that they were the king and queen of Twitter.
Number 1 trending topic in St. Louis! Fuck yeah!! -k pic.twitter.com/XxDxj4IljH— MATT and KIM (@mattandkim) September 8, 2014
And this happened, which they retweeted:
i flashed them titties at @mattandkim during 10 Dollars I Found while sitting on someone shoulders at loufest. thanks for your support, kim!— ☼ (@64plaid) September 8, 2014
Grouplove got into some playful banter with Matt and Kim, demonstrating their own Twitter prowess:
They also ate Outkast's food:
You're the shit, LouFest. Do you hear that? The shit:
Every musician knows that finding the best food is important when visiting any city. Luckily, Trombone Shorty ran into the SugarFire guys, who surely told him about St. Louis' notable barbecue scene:
On page two, see who loves Trombone Shorty and Budweiser.
Speaking of Trombone Shorty, he's got fans in the guys from Vintage Trouble:
PORTUGAL. THE MAN
Who knew that doughnuts could be so magical? Well, Portugal. the Man does now:
Note to LouFest organizers: Portugal. the Man wants to "tear this shit up." In the good way, presumably:
Saturday was a hot one, especially after that bit of rain in the morning. San Fermin trumpet player John Brandon soldiered on, though:
YO LA TENGO
YOLO, Yo La Tengo. That is all:
We're a little sad that Colin Lake didn't try some of St. Louis' craft beers, but it's hard to argue with his logic:
And AJR pretty much sums it up:
Looouuuuu Feeeest! You guys were awesome! pic.twitter.com/FywnEpvUWm— AJR (@AJRBrothers) September 8, 2014
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