The Fest 13 keeps adding more bands

Music News | By on Aug 8th, 2014

The Fest 13

The Fest 13 keeps adding more and more bands for their Gainesville, Florida punk fest. The additions include: The Interrupters, Kind Of Like Spitting, Dave Hause, James Alex (Beach Slang), Living Room. The Fest 13 will take place in Gainesville, FL over the course of three days (Oct 31, Nov 1, 2).

THE FEST 13 organizers have revealed the next round of band confirmations, including The Interrupters, Kind Of Like Spitting, Dave Hause, James Alex (Beach Slang), Living Room, Walter Mitty and His Makeshift Orchestra, Telepathic Lines, Among Giants and more.

They join an already impressive list of artists such as DESCENDENTS, Hot Water Music, Paint It Black, Lifetime, Melvins, Less Than Jake, Strike Anywhere, The Menzingers, Iron Chic, Touche Amore, Only Crime, RVIVR, Pet Symmetry, Able Baker Fox, Restorations, Masked Intruder, Coliseum, Toys That Kill, Chixdiggit (CA), United Nations, Marked Men, Into It. Over It, Screaming Females, Modern Baseball, Spraynard, Fake Problems, Tim Barry, Laura Stevenson, Self Defense Family, Lemuria and many, many more.

This year’s event will take place in Gainesville, FL over the course of three days (Oct 31, Nov 1, 2) and features over 300 of the best independent and underground 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.

To see the full list (so far) of bands playing FEST 13 and BIG PRE-FEST, go here and here.

On a related note, last week organizers announced the FEST COMEDY SHOWCASE headlined by Chris Gethard. Most known from his popular independent talk show, you may have also caught him on Comedy Central’s Broad City or heard his recent album on Don Giovanni Records. Other performers appearing on the Comedy Showcase include Dave Ross, Allen Strickland Williams, John-Michael Bond, Ian Douglas Terry, Goodrich Gevaart, Zach Peterson, Stephanie Hasz, Brandie Posey and more.

And finally, Kaiju Big Battel has been confirmed for both THE FEST 13 in Gainesville and Tampa’s BIG PRE-FEST IN LITTLE YBOR 2. This is the monster vs. monster cage match you never knew you wanted, featuring terrible costumes, acrobatic wrestling moves and a weirdly elaborate origin story. Yes, this is happening and you know that you’re going. Don’t deny yourself the guilty pleasure.

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