THE FEST 10 has launched a starter page for their big 10 year anniversary of their annual multiple day, multiple venue party down in Gainesville, Florida. The festival will take place Oct 28, 29, 30 of 2011. Organizers are planning an alumni reunion from years past to celebrate the big milestone!!!
Bands confirmed so far include Hot Water Music, Against Me!, Less Than Jake, Samiam, Lifetime, Bouncing Souls, Dillinger Four, None More Black, Paint it Black, Small Brown Bike, Dead to Me, Teenage Bottlerocket, Toys That Kill, Tim Barry, A Wilhelm Scream, Circle Takes The Square, Off With Their Heads, The Holy Mountain, Cobra Skulls, Magrudergrind, Bomb The Music Industry, No Trigger, Trap Them, Dear Landlord, Underground Railroad to Candyland, The Menzingers, The Copyrights, Broadway Calls, Cheap Girls, Ninja Gun, Nothington, Shook Ones, Banner Pilot, Static Radio, Coliseum, Chris Wollard and the Ship Thieves, We Are The Union, Grabass Charlestons, Worn in Red, The Measure (sa) [FINAL SHOW], Tiltwheel, Bridge and Tunnel, Dan Padilla, Blacklist Royals, The Snips (Canada), The Brokedowns, The Catalyst, Algernon Cadwallader, Red City Radio, Shores, Future Virgnis, The Riot Before, Make Do and Mend, We Were Skeletons, Pianos Become Teeth, The Flatliners (Canada), Young Turks, Campaign, OK Pilot (UK), Look Mexico, Dirty Tactics, The Dopamines, The Arteries (UK), Bent Left, SSSSNAKES(UK), How Dare You, Comadre, Grown Ups, Such Gold, Tigers Jaw, Touché Amoré, The Great Explainer, PJ Bond, Carpenter (Canada), Annabel, One Win Choice, Amateur Party, Cynics (UK), Sexy Crimes, Greenland is Melting, Spanish Gamble, Captain We’re Sinking, Senders, O Pioneers! Pure Graft (UK), Caves (UK), Mixtapes, Vultures United, Living With Lions (Canada), Mose Giganticus…and many more alumni to come!!!
THE FEST 9 will host over 250+ bands over three days at 11 venues all within walking distance in downtown Gainesville, Fl.
Weekend passes are currently not available for sale but organizers are shooting for an April 1st launch date of their full website (thefestfl.com) with weekend passes, hotel options, and merch for sale.
The FEST 9 had over 5,000 folks in attendance with visitors from 46 states and 14 countries such as Canada, UK, Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Puerto Rico, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.