Against Me!

(playing Reinventing Axl Rose)

Hot Water Music
Superchunk

HUM
Pegboy
Rainer Maria
The Movielife
The Lillingtons
Snapcase
Smoking Popes
Teenage Bottlerocket
Iron Reagan
88 Fingers Louie
Beach Slang
City of Caterpillar
Mustard Plug
A Wilhelm Scream
Off With Their Heads
Tim Barry
Bigwig
Crime in Stereo
Mean Jeans
Able Baker Fox
Toys That Kill
The Dopamines
Meat Wave
Daggermouth
The Flatliners
Iron Chic
The Copyrights
Atom And His Package
Screaming Females
The Chris Gethard Show (LIVE!)
...and so many more!

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News

8/26: FEST WRESTLING SUPER SHOW LINEUP!

HEY FEST FRIENDS and FEST WRESTLING FAITHFUL, Today we are beyond excited to announce our FEST WRESTLING SUPER SHOW called WE ARE FAMILY! This is gonna be bananas! After celebrating our first year of bringing the BEST independent wrestling from around the US to Gainesville we decided to go all out and not only celebrate […]

8/4: SCHEDULES ARE POSTED!!

Hey FEST Family, HOLY SHIT!!! The FEST 16 and PRE-FEST 5 SCHEDULE HAS ARRIVED!  We slaved really hard over this so we hope you are as stoked as we are about it. Talk it up, share with friends, post photos of your ideal schedule… but remember…if you like good music then there will always be conflicts. […]

6/28: FEST 16 COMEDY SHOWCASE ANNOUNCED

HEY FEST FRIENDS, Every year the FEST COMEDY SHOWCASE is packed out with some of the smartest comedy fans at FEST. This year we are once again showcasing a wonderful lineup of talent from all over for your enjoyment. Adam Cayton-Holland (Denver) Shane Torres (New York) Toby McMullen (Chicago) The women from Lady To Lady podcast from Los […]

6/23: EVEN MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR FEST 16!

HEY FEST FRIENDS, A FEW MORE BANDS ADDED TO FEST 16 LINEUP: We added a few more bands to the already STACKED lineup we previously announced. BIGWIG Clownvis Presley Mean Jeans Crime In Stereo (Is Dead 10 Year Anv.) Street Eaters, Sweet Cobra, Ducking Punches (UK), The Apology Tour, Taking Meds, Young Ladies, Zeta (VE), Life is […]

5/24: MORE BANDS ANNOUNCED FOR FEST 16 & PRE-FEST 5

HEY FEST FRIENDS, We come to you today with some pretty kick ass additions to the already stacked FEST 16 lineup!!! Added to FEST 16: Superchunk finally comes to FEST!!! Chicago’s legendary PEGBOY will be joining the party! CHRIS GETHARD is bringing down all his friends and doing a special version of the hit THE […]

4/28 WEB STORE OPEN!

HEY FEST FRIENDS, HOTEL TIPS Hey everyone, here are some tips and FAQ’s about our partner hotels! Make sure you choose the correct room! If you purchase a king room (1 bed/sleeps 2) by mistake there’s no guarantee you’ll be able to switch to a double room (2 beds/sleeps 4) since all rooms sell out […]

4/21: FEST 16 WEBSITE LAUNCH!

FEST FRIENDS, Happy FEST SITE LAUNCH DATE!!! We here at FEST HQ are have been working since December to bring you yet another stacked initial lineup of the BEST INDEPENDENT BANDS from all over the world who will converge on Florida to make FEST 16 the BEST FEST EVER!!! With FEST 16 we also get […]