Posted on November 2, 2017 at 2:29pm
FEST 16 IS OVER! We hope everybody had an amazing FEST 16. One for the memories for sure! Thank you to all the bands, volunteers, staff, sponsors, local businesses (and their hard-working staffs), and the cities of Gainesville and Ybor for helping us make this weekend happen!!! Follow us on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram […]
10/25! FEST IS HERE! PRE-FEST TODAY & FEST 16 FRIDAY!
Posted on October 24, 2017 at 7:15pm
Hey Fest Friends, TODAY’S THE DAY! PRE-FEST 5 IS TODAY & TOMORROW! FEST WILL BE HERE IN TWO DAYS! Our whole crew is working extra hard to make this the best FEST experience yet. Here are a few quick reminders on what you need to know! ARE THERE ANY PASSES LEFT? I DON’T SEE ANY […]
10/17: FEST IS NEXT WEEK!!!
Posted on October 18, 2017 at 1:31pm
HEY FEST FRIENDS, Here are some reminders as we get closer to the best weekend of the year! – YES, passes are still available online! (Only until SATURDAY October 21 though!) – After October 21 passes will be for sale at Ybor (10/25) and Gainesville (10/27) registrations! – Individual show tickets available to most of the […]
8/26: FEST WRESTLING SUPER SHOW LINEUP!
Posted on August 25, 2017 at 9:00am
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!!
Posted on August 4, 2017 at 9:00am
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
Posted on June 28, 2017 at 9:00am
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!
Posted on June 23, 2017 at 9:00am
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
Posted on May 24, 2017 at 9:00am
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!
Posted on April 28, 2017 at 4:20pm
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!
Posted on April 21, 2017 at 4:20pm
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 […]