FEST 11 weekend passes on sale Fri. 4/20/12 at 1pm EST
As I’m sure most of you have committed to memory, Fest 11 will take place in Gainesville on October 26 – 28, 2012. A few weeks ago, the initial Fest 11 line-up was leaked causing the twitterverse and other social media sites to light up with the usual flurry of excitement and whining. An official update from FEST organizers on 4/6, notified the world that weekend passses would go on sale 4/20 at 1pm EST. So far, announced returning FEST veterans include Frank Turner, Naked Raygun, Baroness, Torche, The Swellers, Valient Thorr, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Shook Ones, The Sidekicks, Night Birds, Into It. Over It, Shellshag, Menzingers, Larry and His Flask and Burning Love. Also announced are some FEST virgins including Lagwagon, Braid, Anti-Flag Streetlight Manifesto, Ensign, Red Fang, Mustard Plug, Joyce Manor, Dan Vapid and the Cheats, Crusades, and Black God, with many more band announcements to come!
Please consider this your official reminder to get your FEST passes early this year at the discounted rate of $85 to avoid sadness later when passes are all sold out! In the intervening time, reminisce about FEST 10 here, or if you are really in a reminiscing mood, take a look at my Fest photo collection here. See you in 189 days!