The Fest 13 updates keep on happening and the latest bands to be announce include Mineral (reunion), Paint It Black, Radon, Iron Chic, Toys That Kill, The Copyrights, Jeff Rosenstock, PUP, The Arrivals and Creepoid. Even though I have no idea who Mineral is, everybody is losing their shit over their reunion. Mineral will also be playing NYC on September 5 & 6 at Bowery Ballroom.
On the heels of today’s Mineral reunion news, the organizers of THE FEST 13 are happy to announce that the revered emo outfit will be playing an exclusive Florida show at this year’s event.
2014 marks Mineral’s 20th anniversary, as well as the first time Chris, Jeremy, Gabe and Scott have shared the stage together in 17 years. The Austin, TX quartet will be playing a string of dates in September, followed by an appearance at THE FEST on Sunday, November 2nd. For more info, go here.
Of course the band announcements don’t stop there. This latest round of confirmations include the likes of Paint It Black, Radon, Iron Chic, Toys That Kill, The Copyrights, Jeff Rosenstock, PUP, The Arrivals and Creepoid. They join an already impressive list of artists such as DESCENDENTS, Hot Water Music, Lifetime, Less Than Jake, Strike Anywhere, The Menzingers, Touche Amore, Restorations, Masked Intruder, Chixdiggit (CA), Marked Men, Into It. Over It, Screaming Females, Modern Baseball, Spraynard, Tim Barry, Laura Stevenson, Self Defense Family, Lemuria, Mixtapes and many, many more.
THE FEST 13 will take place in Gainesville, FL over the course of three days (Oct 31, Nov 1, 2) and features over 250 of the best punk and independent bands in the world. Of course, don’t forget about BIG PRE-FEST IN LITTLE YBOR 2 as well, which spans two days (Oct 29 + 30) in the historic Tampa, FL neighborhood of Ybor City.
Passes for THE FEST 13 and BIG PRE-FEST IN LITTLE YBOR 2 are now available for purchase via the website. Early sale pricing will be available through June 30th and features a FEST 13 three-day pass ($100), a two-day pass for PRE-FEST ($40) and a combo package of $130 for all five days of festing. There will be a limited number of passes, so don’t sleep on this! You can view more details about tickets here.