Depressed at the Faire

Emo, screamo, and other downtrodden acts


Touché Amoré

Into It. Over It.

Fri., 5pm, Forest stage
Concept project from Chicago emo vet Evan Weiss swings from acoustic emo to full rockin' band.

Cursive

Fri., 5:20pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Omaha outfit made it big on 2003's critically beloved The Ugly Organ, Tim Kasher's about-to-cry vocals and frantic, mathy guitar lines leading the way.

Touché Amoré

Fri., 9:15pm, the Keep stage
New kids on the screamo block: Los Angeles-based, fast-paced, and crushing.

Recover

Sun., 4:25pm, Dragon’s Lair stage
Austin-sown fourpiece operates on the more abrasive, harder edge of emo. No new material since an indefinite hiatus in late 2005.

Protomartyr

Sun., 9:20pm, the Keep stage
Soul-crushing on a global level, serving up gritty, dystopian sermons by way of Detroit. Grating, off-kilter post-punk delivered in Joe Casey's bored drawl.

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