Latitude 2014...Five minutes with Jayhawks' Gary Louris 

The singer and guitarist reveals what would be in his music festival hamper

1. If I could collaborate with one other Latitude artist it would be…


Parquet Courts….we might be known for Americana but NY 70’s punk rock is  my wheelhouse

2. The thing I’m most looking forward to at Latitude is…


Getting out of the snow…it has been a long winter

3. The worst lie I’ve ever told was…


I like country music

4. My secret talent is….



I am an incredible recycler  5. My life motto is…
  I’m afraid that answer keeps evolving  6. Dream dinner party guests would be…
  Nico, John Updike, Pistol Pete Maravich, Skip Spence, Bill Fay

7. The book that changed my life was…


The Beautiful and The Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald

8. If there was a film about my life, my character would be played by…


Gary Oldham or the guy from Napoleon Dynamite

9. I’d like to get lost in the Faraway Forest with…


Terri Hatcher and Natalie Wood

10. What’s in your festival picnic hamper?


Jelly beans, peanut butter and milk chocolate, and coconut water

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