The folks at No Idea Records and Southern Lovin’ PR have announced another block of confirmed bands for their annual three day party down in Gainesville, FL called The FEST 8. Added to the already impressive line up will be:
Light Yourself on Fire, Vicious Cycle, Guiltmaker, Arms Aloft, The Knockdown, Forensics, Defiance Ohio, Carpenter, Worry Ship, Cutting Class, Hawks & Doves, This Bike is a Pipe Bomb, Iron Lung, Coalesce, Chris Wollard and the Ship Thieves, King Friday, Drag the River, Joe McMahon (Smoke or Fire), Matt Kurz One, Fin Fang Foom, Shark Pants, Todd Congelliere, The Textbook Committee (Guided By Voices Tribute Band), The Methadones, WILD ASSumptions, Dukes of Hillsborough, American Steel, Joey Cape, Jon Snodgrass, Chad Price and a special reunion from No Idea alumni Gunmoll and Gainesville visionaries Hair Beard Combo!!!
The FEST 8 promises more confirmations in the weeks to come as they finish up booking and going through band applications.
The Fest previously announced a diverse lineup of almost 200 confirmed bands featuring the likes of 7 Seconds, Less Than Jake, Dillinger Four,Youth Brigade, Samiam, Dead to Me, Strike Anywhere, Fleshies, Torche, Radon, Kylesa, Tim Barry, Bomb the Music Industry, A William Scream, Lemuria, Off With Their Heads with reunions from The Thumbs, The Ghost, Clairmel, and Bridge & Tunnel.
FEST 8 weekend passes are $60 in advance and $80 weekend of. Passes get you into all the official showcases (9 stages) over the Halloween Weekend (October 30th, October 31st, and November 1st) in Gainesville, Fl.
Visit http://www.thefestfl.com for updates.