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The Movielife playing The Fest with Superchunk, NJ in Dec (BV presale)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Movielife have once again expanded their 2017 tour in support of Cities In Search of a Heart, their first album in 14 years….

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Grade playing NYC after Fest (where they play with Hum, City of Caterpillar, more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Grade’s show at The Fest is with fellow reunited bands Hum, City of Caterpillar, Majority Rule, and Career Suicide. After that, they play the Slip Productions 20th anniversary in NYC…

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The Fest adds Superchunk, Pegboy, The Movielife, City of Caterpillar & much more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Fest announced its second round of bands, including Superchunk, Pegboy, The Movielife, City of Caterpillar, The Chris Gethard Show, Majority Rule, Grade, Able Baker Fox, You Blew It, Into It Over It, and more.

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The Fest 2017 initial lineup: Against Me, Hot Water Music, Hum, Rainer Maria, Snapcase, more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Riot Fest isn’t the only punk festival announcing its lineup this week. Gainesville’s The Fest returns for its 16th year with Against Me! (playing Reinventing Axl Rose), Hot Water Music, Hum, Rainer Maria, The Lillingtons, Snapcase, Smoking Popes, Teenage Bottlerocket, Iron Reagan, 88 Fingers Louie, Beach Slang, and more…

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15 bands to see at Fest 15 (which is this weekend)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From newcomers like Gouge Away to veterans like Negative Approach, here’s 15 bands we’re excited about that play The Fest this weekend.

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Spill sign to No Sleep for debut LP, ‘Top Ten’ (stream “Can’t Keep Cool”)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“‘Can’t Keep Cool’ is about being kinda poor but having enough money to get wasted at a pool party and suppressing your feelings and doing stupid shit to yourself and almost dying in a pool and waking up naked and asking God why the fuck you ever landed here in Pennsylvania. Top Ten is about writing the best ten songs the world has ever listened to.”

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The Fest adds Ergs reunion, Dillinger Four, Torche, Floor, Boysetsfire, Digger, FYP & more; Mikey Erg announces solo LP

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The Fest also added Lemuria, Mean Jeans, Somos, Vacation, Iron Chic, Slingshot Dakota, PUP, RVIVR, Timeshares, Frameworks, Lifted Bells, Antarctigo Vespucci, Ian Graham, Katie Ellen, Roger Harvey, Museum Mouth, Hiccup, Amanda X, Die Choking, Sonic Avenues, Mac Sabbath, Creepoid, Sports and mannnnnny more.

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Philadelphia Takes over Florida’s The FEST…again

Source: The Key (WXPN)

It seems that everyone is catching onto the fact that Philadelphia’s music scene is not something to overlook. Even though it takes place in Gainesville, Florida, The FEST seems to be overrun with artists from our city. Last year, we talked to a bunch … Continued

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Why Fest? A Philly perspective on Gainesville’s main music attraction, and photos of locals who made the trek

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Hop Along | photo by Allison Newbold | allynewbold.com

Hop Along | photos by Allison Newbold | allynewbold.com

Going twelve years strong, The Fest is an annual gathering in Gainesville, Florida, that brings together a cross-section of players in the national DIY scene for four days of action. Though it began firmly rooted in punk and hardcore, it’s expanded over time to include a broader range of sounds and styles, from singer-songwriter (Tim Kasher) to metal (Torche) and indie pop (Slingshot Dakota). Think of it as an anti-corporate response to the music festival circuit.

Every year, an impressive swatch of Philly bands make the trek down to Gainesville for ...

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