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Fest 13 starts announcing bands

Posted by Loren on April 10, 2014

Fest 13 starts announcing bands
Fest 13 starts announcing bands

The 13th annual Fest in Gainesville, FL has launced its website and begun announcing headliners, notable Descendents, though the first wave also includes numerous noteworthy bands such as Lifetime, Strike Anywhere, The Menzingers, Modern Life Is War, Marked Men, and more.

Much like last year, it will be preceded by Pre-Fest in Ybor City, FL. Pre-Fest is Oct. 29-30 and Fest 13 will run Oct. 31-Nov. 2.

Check out SPB's Fest 12 coverage, as well as many early festivals too.

Fest 13 starts announcing bands
Fest 13 starts announcing bands

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