AUCW7 Submissions Are Go!

by Mike Tomko on March 25, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, General

In honor of yesterday’s Thundersnow, we thought that today would be a fantastic day to open submissions for An Under Cover Weekend 7 which will take place either September 13th and 14th OR September 20th and 21st at The Firebird. We sold out both nights last year and are so excited to see what the AUCW Class of 2013 brings to the table. Just like the last two years, the doors are open for all St. Louis area bands to…

VIDEO: An Under Cover Weekend – The Experience (Part 5 of 5)

by Mike Tomko on September 7, 2012 Posted In: 2012, Blog

In this fifth episode of our 5-part Mini-Docudrama, we take an in-depth look at the unique and amazing experience that is An Under Cover Weekend. As a celebration of local music through covers, AUCW is a great opportunity to discover your new favorite local band. You will have the most fun you’ve ever had at a local show, at An Under Cover Weekend, and Christian Schaeffer says it best when he says, “I’ve seen Fleetwood Mac in concert and I…

VIDEO: An Under Cover Weekend – The Community (Part 4 of 5)

by Mike Tomko on September 6, 2012 Posted In: 2012, Blog

In this fourth episode of our 5-part Mini-Docudrama, we take an in-depth look at the amazing community that has developed inside and around An Under Cover Weekend. In each of the last two years we have received over 40 submissions for just 10 available spots and it seems that regardless of who gets picked, all 10 bands end up being best friends in the end. The camaraderie that these bands have with each other is amazing and we are very…

VIDEO: An Under Cover Weekend – The Showmanship (Part 3 of 5)

by Mike Tomko on September 5, 2012 Posted In: 2012, Blog

In this third episode of our 5-part Mini-Docudrama, we take an in-depth look at the amazing display of showmanship that comes from each annual cast of An Under Cover Weekend. By the end of AUCW6 we will have featured 79 performances with no tributes repeated — some of which have gone down in history as being some of the most amazing sets St. Louis has ever seen. Nearly every year, AUCW makes it on to some publications best moments of…

VIDEO: An Under Cover Weekend – The Photography (Part 2 of 5)

by Mike Tomko on September 4, 2012 Posted In: 2012, Blog

In this second episode of our 5-part Mini-Docudrama, we take an in-depth look at the amazing work that Bryan Sutter and Jason Stoff, our official photographers, do for An Under Cover Weekend. These two guys have managed to further the AUCW brand by developing an exceptional and consistent visual identity for the photos of each band that we use for our site and for press opportunities, bringing both a new sense of excitement and legitimacy to An Under Cover Weekend….

VIDEO: An Under Cover Weekend – The Beginning (Part 1 of 5)

by Mike Tomko on September 3, 2012 Posted In: 2012, Blog

In this first episode of our 5-part Mini-Docudrama, we take an in-depth look at what An Under Cover Weekend is and how it came to be. You see, all of the people involved in AUCW, from the organizers to the photographers to the bands to the fans, have a story to tell — this is the beginning of that story. UPDATE: Some visitors are reporting issues with being able to view the embedded video below. It looks like Vimeo is…

AUCW6 Is One Week Away + UNcovered Mixtape + 5-Part Mini-Docudrama

by Mike Tomko on August 31, 2012 Posted In: 2012, Blog

Holy crap, can you even believe it? An Under Cover Weekend 6 is just 7 days away!! And with that, we wanted to give you a little update on what to expect from the coming week and how you can best prepare for the madness. First, if you haven’t entered yourself into the big Do314.com AUCW6 ticket giveaway, what is wrong with you? Second, we released a collaborative mixtape yesterday with the fine folks over at I Went To A…

Do314.com’s BIG AUCW6 Giveaway

by Mike Tomko on August 27, 2012 Posted In: 2012, Blog

The fine folks over at Do314.com are sponsoring an awesome giveaway for 2 pairs of 2-night passes to An Under Cover Weekend 6 over on their site. To enter, all you have to do is just RSVP to either one or both nights of AUCW6 on Do314. It’s pretty simple and RSVPing to both nights doubles your chances of winning. (See example of how to enter, below.) RSVP to Night One of AUCW6 on Do314.com RSVP to Night Two of…

An Under Cover Weekend: Powered By Awesome Songs, Great People, And A Tremendous Amount Of Goodwill

by Mike Tomko on August 23, 2012 Posted In: 2012, Blog

Of all of the secrets that we keep here at AUCW HQ, the amount of goodwill that has been bestowed upon us by the citizens of St. Louis is certainly not one of them. And, despite the fact that we are constantly talking about how much we love the people, places, bands, and organizations that love us, I thought that I’d take a moment to highlight some of the major behind-the-scenes players responsible for making An Under Cover Weekend 6…

ICYMI: The Incredible Night Two Lineup For AUCW6 Featuring Aerosmith, Michael Jackson, ABBA, Neil Young, and Simon & Garfunkel

by Mike Tomko on August 11, 2012 Posted In: 2012, Blog, Leaks

Via Dove as Aerosmith Dots Not Feathers as Michael Jackson Palace as ABBA Last To Show First To Go as Neil Young Arthur and The Librarian as Simon & Garfunkel AUCW6 Night Two – September 8th, 2012 at The Firebird Buy tickets for Night Two: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/139557 RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/398465346876406/ P.S. Jason Stoff (Encor.es) and Bryan Sutter (I Shot Guy Debord) are amazing photographers, aren’t they?

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