THE FEST 9 has announced a schedule of what day bands will be performing at the annual three day punk rock family reunion held in Gainesville, FL over Halloween weekend (October 29th, 30th, and 31st).
You can go to the official FEST 9 Website to view a list of bands by day. www.thefestfl.com
The festival recently announced additional confirmations from the likes of Paint It Black, Paul Baribeau, Fake Problems, 1994!, Aficionado, City of Ships, Franz Nicolay, Hot New Mexicans, La Dispute, Todd Congelliere, Living With Lions and a possible last show from The Takers among others.
In July, THE FEST 9 announced a massive list of bands with highlights including Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Strike Anywhere, A Wilhelm Scream, Torche, Teenage Bottlerocket, Cobra Skulls, High on Fire, Hard Skin, the Suicide Machines, Valient Thorr, Smoke or Fire, Dead to Me, Defiance Ohio, Municipal Waste, Frank Turner, and Bomb the Music Industry to name a few. Also, this year THE FEST 9 will be celebrating No Idea Records turning 25 years old with reunions from Twelve Hour Turn and Planes Mistaken for Stars as well as a whole cast of No Idea alumni performing.
THE FEST 9 will host over 250+ bands over three days at 11 venues all within walking distance in downtown Gainesville, Fl.
Weekend passes get you into all the shows and are $65 in advance / $80 weekend of.
You can purchase tickets at www.thefestfl.com. You can also check the site for a list of Florida ticket outlets.
THE FEST 8 hosted over 5,000 attendees from 51 states and 16 countries such as Canada, Germany, Austria, Australia, Sweden, Ireland, Denmark, France, Italy, Netherlands, Japan, China, New Zealand Slovenia, Iceland, Switzerland, and 95 ticket sales from the UK alone!
In past years, THE FEST has hosted numerous bands such as 7 Seconds, Able Baker Fox, Against All Authority, Against Me!, Alexisonfire, American Steel, Ampere, Ann Beretta, Armalite, The Arrivals, As Friends Rust, ASG, Assholeparade, Atom and His Package, A Wilhelm Scream, Banner Pilot, Baroness, Bear vs. Shark, Ben Davis, The Blood Brothers, The Bomb, Bomb the Music Industry, Bouncing Souls, The Briefs, Bridge & Tunnel, Broadway Calls, Cheap Girls, Chuck Ragan, Cinemechanica, Circle Takes the Square, Cloak/Dagger, Coalesce, Coliseum, Communique, Das Oath, Dave Dondero, Dead to Me, Dear Landlord, Defiance, Ohio, Dillinger Four, The Draft, Drag The River, Engine Down, The Epoxies, The Ergs, The Eyeliners, Fake Problems, The Falcon, Fifth Hour Hero, The Figs, Fin Fang Foom, Fleshies, Floor, The Gaslight Anthem, Ghost Mice, Good Luck, Gospel, Government Warning, Grabass Charlestons, Gunmoll, Har Mar Superstar, The Holy Mountain, Hot Cross, Hot Water Music, J Church, Joey Cape, Kylesa, Latterman, The Lawrence Arms, Leatherface, Lemuria, Less Than Jake, Look Mexico, The Loved Ones, Lucero, Marked Men, Mastodon, Mates of State, Matt & Kim, Mercury Program, The Methadones, Minus the Bear, Municipal Waste, Naked Raygun, None More Black, Off With Their Heads, One-line Drawing, Paint It Black, The Pietasters, Pink Razors, Planes Mistaken For Stars, P.O.S., Polar Bear Club, Pretty Girls Make Graves, Radon, Rehasher, Riverboat Gamblers, Russian Circles, The Sainte Catherines, Savage Brewtality, Seaweed, Sinaloa, Small Brown Bike, Smoke or Fire, SNUFF, The Soviettes, Strike Anywhere, The Swellers, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, This Bike is a Pipe Bomb, Thunderbirds Are Now, Tiltwheel, Tiny Hawks, Torche, Toys That Kill, Transistor Transistor, Twelve Hour Turn, Valient Thorr, VCR, The Velvet Teen, Whiskey & Co., Wow, Owls!, Young Livers, and Youth Brigade.
THE FEST 9 is put together by the folks who run No Idea Records and Southern Lovin’ PR.