“Fest 19” Postponed To 2021

This year’s edition of The Fest has been postponed to 2021. The event will be held in Gainesville, FL on October 29-31 and it will feature: Gorilla Biscuits, Frank Turner, The Menzingers, Sparta, Torche, Teenage Bottlerocket, Comeback Kid, Sheer Mag, War On Women, and more. Organizers issued the following statement:

“Fest 19 is being postponed to October 29, 30, 31, 2021. We know it has been a hard year for everyone so far, and we do not think it’s possible to safely hold a music festival anytime soon. Luckily we’ve confirmed a ton of bands for the new dates, and we got more coming still! If you bought a pass, hotel or merch; please lookout for an e-mail from Sarasvati with instructions on how to roll those over or get a refund. Please continue doing your part to push our leaders to protect people over profits, stand up for positive social change, and wear a mask! Thank you so much for your patience and we hope to see everyone at Fest 19 in 2021! Full details at: thefestfl.com

Hot Water Music, Torche, Sparta, Etc. Set For 2020 The Fest

The initial lineup has been revealed for the 2020 edition of The Fest. The event will take place on October 30 – November 1 in Gainesville, FL.

Here’s the initial lineup:

  • Hot Water Music (performing “A Flight And A Crash” on night 1, all request set on night 2)
  • Cursive (20th anniversary of “Domestica” set)
  • Samiam (20th anniversary of “Astray set)
  • Frank Turner
  • The Flatliners (10th anniversary of “Cavalcade” set)
  • Red City Radio
  • Strike Anywhere
  • Torche
  • A Wilhelm Scream
  • Good Riddance
  • Sparta
  • The Applesee Cast
  • Tim Barry
  • Modern Life Is War
  • Mustard Plug
  • The Bad Signs
  • Bong Mountain
  • The Copyrights
  • Criteria
  • Dead Bars
  • Devon Kay & The Solutions
  • Dikembe
  • Dollar Signs
  • The Farewell Bend
  • Giants Chair
  • Gouge Away
  • Graduating Life
  • Kill Lincoln
  • Makewar
  • Mock Orange
  • Moving Targets
  • Origami Angel
  • Pool Kids
  • Prince Daddy & The Hyena
  • Signals Midwest
  • Sincere Engineer
  • Skatune Network
  • Slingshot Dakota
  • Such Gold
  • Taking Meds
  • Typesetter
  • We Are The Union
  • Wolf-Face
  • Zeta
  • After The Fall
  • Answering Machine
  • Articles
  • Billy Liar
  • Cabana Wear
  • Cold Wrecks
  • Debt Neglector
  • Demons
  • Elders
  • Expert Timing
  • I Like Allie
  • Insignificant Other
  • Jail Socks
  • Kali Masi
  • Lapêche
  • Leg Biters
  • Little Teeth
  • Lone Wolf
  • Lost Love
  • Machinist!
  • New Junk City
  • Niiice.
  • Pity Party
  • Phogoh
  • Rational Anthem
  • Reconciler
  • Riskee & The Ridicule
  • S.M.N.
  • The Scutches
  • Secret Spirit
  • Spells
  • Sports Reference
  • Suck Brick Kid
  • Sunliner
  • Teen Agers
  • Telethon
  • Tim Holehouse
  • Virginity
  • Woolbright
  • You Vandal
  • Amygdala
  • Brightr
  • Carpool
  • Consent
  • Dead Friends
  • Dog Party
  • Echo Base
  • Ghouli
  • Guilhem
  • Gutless
  • The Longest Hall
  • Menagramo
  • Original Sharkes
  • Postage
  • Soft Clicks
  • Sparrows

Full Lineup Revealed For 2019 The Fest

The lineup has been finalized for this year’s The Fest. The event will take place across 18 venues in Gainesville, FL on November 1-3 and it will feature over 350 bands, comedians and wrestlers. Among those set to perform are: Jawbreaker, Less Than Jake, Against Me! (performing “White Crosses“, “Transgender Dysphoria Blues“, “Searching For A Former Clarity” and “New Wave“) Jawbox, Stiff Little Fingers, Dag Nasty, The Bronx, American Steel, Mariachi El Bronx, AJJ, Iron Reagan, Off With Their Heads, Joyce Manor, Teenage Bottlerocket, The Lillingtons, Torche, Masked Instruder, Spraynard, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, War On Women, Laura Jane Grace, A Wilhelm Screen, Career Suicide, Grade, No Trigger, Screaming Females, Tim Barry, The Dopamines, The Copyrights, Audio Karate, Tsunami Bomb, Brendan Kelly, Bullets To Broadway, Planes Mistaken For Stars, Kepi Ghoulie, Squirtgun, Rehasher, The Casket Lottery, Able Baker Fox, The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die, and tons more.

Jawbreaker, Less Than Jake, Iron Reagan, Light This City, Etc. To Perform At Fest 18

The initial lineup has been revealed for the 18th annual Fest. The event will take place in Gainesville, FL on November 1–3 and it will feature over 300 bands across 18 different venues. Three-day passes are available HERE. One dollar from every pass sold will benefit Grace MarketPlace. The Fest is also partnering with We Are Neutral to help offset their carbon footprint.

Here’s the lineup:

Jawbreaker
Less Than Jake
Jawbox
DAG NASTY
Mariachi El Bronx
Off With Their Heads
AJJ
Iron Reagan
Joyce Manor
Teenage Bottlerocket
Planes Mistaken For Stars
Screaming Females
No Trigger
The Copyrights
Audio Karate
Kepi Ghoulie
Tsunami Bomb
Brendan Kelly
Tim Barry
Gouge Away
Dikembe
Spanish Love Songs
Lone Wolf (Netherlands)
Timeshares
Slingshot Dakota
Signals Midwest
Dead Bars
Heartsounds
Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires
Dollar Signs
Go Betty Go
Tightwire
Graf Orlock
Wolf-Face
Shehehe
Save Ends
Coffee Project
Jason Guy Smiley
The Bombpops
Kill Lincoln
Worlds Scariest Police Chases
After The Fall
City Mouse
Astpai (Austria)
DFMK (Mexico)
Catbite
The Run Up (UK)
Billy Liar (Full Band)
Forever Unclean (Denmark)
Uberyou (Switzerland)
Teenage Bubblegums (Italy)
Greg Laraigné (UK)
Good Friend (UK)
Chloe Hawes (UK)
Captain Asshole (Germany)
Hell & Back (Germany)
Sorry! We Are Silly (Italy)
The Lippies
Holy Pinto (UK)
Light This City
Wilderness Dreams
Vacancy
Attagirl
Woolbright
Calicoco
Hit Like A Girl
Harmony Woods
Nervous Dater
Oceanator
Postage
FRESH (UK)
Stanis (Italy)
Eat Defeat (UK)
Werecats (UK)
S.M.N. (JAPAN)
No Sugar (Germany)
GUERILLA POUBELLE (FRANCE)
Milk Teeth (UK)
Nervus (UK)
Demons (USA)