The Fest 9 has confirmed another batch of bands for their annual three day punk rock family reunion in Gainesville, FL being held this Halloween weekend (October 29th, 30th and 31st ).
The festival has recently confirmed: Paint It Black, Paul Baribeau, Fake Problems, 1994!, Aficionado, City of Ships, Franz Nicolay, Hot New Mexicans, La Dispute, Todd Congelliere, Living With Lions, The Takers (possible final show), Assassinate the Scientist, 10-4 Eleanor, Bent Left, Big Soda, Dickkicker, Dolarhyde, Douglas Shields and the X Factors, Dude Jams, Dukes of Hillsborough, Former Thieves, Giuseppe, Go Rydell, Gretski, Grids, Heavy Petty (A Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Tribute), Jared Grabb, Koji, Lindsey Mills, Little League, Mixtapes, Noise by Numbers, One Win Choice, Over Stars and Gutters, Pianos Become The Teeth, Punch, Rock Creek Jug Band, Rumspringer, Scum of the Earth, Shared Arms, Sister Kisser, Sleeping Spiders, Textbook Committee (Guided By Voices Tribute), The Anchor, The Bombpops, Timeshares, Toby Foster, Too Many Daves, Vacation Bible School, Young///Savages, Devout, Backpocket, Mauser, Divided Heaven, SMN, The Outsiders, and Towers of Hanoi.
In July, The Fest 9 announced a massive list of bands with highlights including Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Strike Anywhere, A Wilhelm Scream, Torche, Teenage Bottlerocket, Cobra Skulls, High on Fire, Hard Skin, the Suicide Machines, Valient Thorr, Smoke or Fire, Dead to Me, Defiance Ohio, Municipal Waste, Frank Turner, and Bomb the Music Industry to name a few. Also, this year The Fest 9 will be celebrating No Idea Records turning 25 years old with reunions from Twelve Hour Turn and Planes Mistaken for Stars as well as a whole cast of No Idea alumni performing.
The Fest 9 will host over 250+ bands over three days at 11 venues all within walking distance in downtown Gainesville, Fl.