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Fest 17

Fest 17 and Pre-Fest in Little Ybor 6 Schedules Announced

Ladies and Gentlemen, start your planning!

We’re just under three month out from this year’s FEST in Gainesville which means that it’s time for the release of the official schedule. So get out your pens and papers (or just download the app) and start planning one of the best and most eventful weekends of the year!

You can check out the Fest 17 schedule here!

And check out the Pre-Fest in Little Ybor 6 schedule here!

This year’s lineup includes:
Lagwagon (20 Year Anv. full album set of LET’S TALK ABOUT FEELINGS), Cursive, Piebald, Dead to Me, METZ, Tim Barry, Radioactivity, Iron ChicRVIVR, The Stereo, TORCHE, Rozwell KidNothington (Farewell Show), LemuriaThe CopyrightsPkew Pkew PkewPEARSBad Cop/ Bad CopDirect HitWar on Women, Riverboat Gamblers, Crusades (Farewell show), Audio Karate (Reunion), Mom Jeans, Slingshot Dakota, Dikembe, Elway, Signals MidwestMeat Wave, RADON, Broadway Calls, Daggermouth, Night Birds, Tsunami Bomb, Red City RadioTimeshares, Tiltwheel, A Vulture Wake, Drakulas, Partner, Arms AloftMakeWar, Gouge Away, Prince Daddy & the HyenaSincere Engineer, Kississippi, Drones, Quinn Cicala, The Hooten Hallers, Retirement Party, Jason Guy Smiley, Worlds Scariest Police Chases, Lone Wolf, Wolf-Face, Onward, Etc., Question The Mark (UK), Dead Tropics, Aspiga, Nervous Triggers, Traverse (FR), Honey (IT), Sinners and Saints, Tiny Stills, The Tim Version, Night Witch, American Pinup, Airstream FuturesThe DollyrotsBike Tuff, Walt Hamburger, Brightr, Mike Frazier and The Dying Wild, Custody (FIN), BOIDS, Spanish Love Songs, Lost Love, Brutal Youth, Alright, Adult Mom, Sarchasm, Lost In Society, Western Settings, Bridge City Sinners, Awkward Age, GLAM SKANKS, The Shell Corporation, Caffiends, Gender Roles (UK), Too Many Daves, NoMore, Pohgoh, Teen Agers, Katie Ellen, Zeta (VE), Late Bloomer, Nightmarathons, Bat Boy, Fat By The Gallon, Take The Reigns, The Weak Days, SHEHEHE, Southpaw, Chris Fox, Staghorn, Graduation Speech, No Dead Heroes, Reconciler, Squarecrow, SEXX, Sandspur City

And many more along with comedy, wrestling, late night trips to Flaco’s Tacos, and hangovers. So many hangovers.

For the uninitiated – FEST is a multi-day, multi-venue festival focusing on punk, hardcore, and independent music held in Gainesville, Florida. FEST17, the festival’s 17th iteration, is set for Oct. 26-28, 2018. Pre-Fest6, held in Ybor City, Florida, is set for the Wednesday and Thursday beforehand: Oct. 24-25, 2018.

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