Last weekend marked the inaugural LouFest, the first music festival of its kind in my adopted hometown of St. Louis. It featured a number of national and local indie artists, a family-friendly atmosphere and a carbon-neutral footprint. Conceived and organized by promoter Brian Cohen and modeled after the Austin City Limits festival in his former home state of Texas, the event was a smashing success and I was honored to be a part of the history by working as the official festival photographer.
It was a grueling two days of constant movement as I tried to document as much of the festival spirit and performers as possible, but the weather was sunny and the vibe of the crowd was amazing so I just kept moving, and kept making photos. I won’t bore you with all 3,500+ frames that I shot, but the highlights are broken into a pair of slideshows below. If you wish, you can see the whole set of 450 photos HERE.