AUCW7 Leak #3: The Defeated County as The Mamas & The Papas (9/20/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 21, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

Straight out of the Spanish Harlem of St. Louis, in what is yet another An Under Cover Weekend debut, The Defeated County will have everyone Dancing In The Street as they take on The Mamas & The Papas for AUCW7 Night 1, on September 20th, 2013. I Don’t Wanna Know all of The Precious Time that Langen Neubacher and Co. will have spent in preparation for AUCW toiling over Mama Cass’ Words Of Love, but needless to say, they’ll have…

AUCW7 Leak #2: Search Parties as Arcade Fire (9/20/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 20, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

Also making their An Under Cover Weekend debut, Search Parties plan to flood the non-Empty Room of The Firebird with an Ocean Of Noise as they take on Arcade Fire‘s Neon Bible of a songbook for AUCW7 Night 1, on September 20th, 2013. I can see the headlines now… “The Suburbs Have Been Emptied: AUCW7 To Blame” or “St. Louis Is Now A City With No Children, They’re All At AUCW”. You see, Search Parties are planning an Intervention to…

AUCW7 Leak #1: Bluefish as The Rat Pack (9/20/13)

by Mike Tomko on August 19, 2013 Posted In: 2013, Blog, Leaks

Just For Fun, in their An Under Cover Weekend debut, Bluefish will walk down Memory Lane as they take on the Dreamy Blues of The Rat Pack for AUCW7 Night 1, on September 20th, 2013. Hey There! My Heart Tells Me that the 4 guys in Bluefish — Ryan “Stormy Weather” Ely, Cale “Big Feet” Conrad, Peter “Goody Goody” Billing, and Brad “Tell Me How” Baker — have the Imagination to pull of such ambitious Red Hot Rockin’ Blues, and…

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…

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