The first set of bands playing this years ‘The Fest’ in Gainesville, Florida have been officially announced.
For those who aren’t aware, The Fest is a celebration of DIY punk rock and culture. It takes place across 8 small venues, allowing for the retention of the atmosphere of a Punk show, whilst providing an expansive line up.
Over 200 bands have been confirmed so far, including Samiam, 7 Seconds, Lemuria, Strike Anywhere, Dead To Me and Polar Bear Club. With the organisers promisings more surprises to come. Notable UK acts include last hours favourites The Arteries, Chillerton and Bangers!
Tickets cost $60 in advance and $80 the weekend of.
More information and a full line up can be found here
If you’re still unconvinced, read the last hours review of Fest 7 here