Slayer, Flag, Pelican, Gojira among featured acts
Band Photo: Slayer (?)
AUSTIN, TX (July 10, 2013) Fun Fun Fun Fest (FFF Fest) is excited to announce the music lineup of the 8th annual festival to be held November 8-10 at Auditorium Shores in Austin. Weekend passes are on sale today at funfunfunfest.com
The lineup includes headliners M.I.A., Slayer, MGMT, Jurassic 5, Snoop Dogg, Descendents, Ice-T, Television, and FLAG (Keith Morris, Chuck Dukowski, Dez Cadena, Bill Stevenson and Stephen Egerton). The full list of artists also includes performances from Big Freedia, Cut Copy, Ice-T’s Body Count, The Julie Ruin (Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill/Le Tigre), Deerhunter, Dismemberment Plan, Quicksand, Death Grips, Johnny Marr (of The Smiths), King Khan and the Shrines, Lupe Fiasco, Chelsea Light Moving (Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth), The Locust, Daniel Johnston, Unlocking the Truth, and more. Still to be announced is this year’s comedy programming. Additional musical acts may also be announced in August and September.
Festival producers Transmission Events are once again bringing a mix of new, up-and-coming talent, rare performances, and fan favorites. The music of FFF Fest combines everything from indie rock to hip-hop, punk to electronic, metal to folk, comedy to action sports.
This year will also feature an expanded comedy and action sports experience, with a fresh lineup of comedians and riders that will be announced at the 3rd annual FFF Aqua Olympics on August 3rd in Austin.
“Pound for pound, this is probably our most powerful line up in our 8-year history,” said James Moody, co-owner of FFF. “We are staying true to our roots, while still pushing the limit on new ideas, discoveries and experiences for our fans… and we haven’t even announced comedy and skate/ride yet… so we are excited.”
FUN FUN FUN FEST 2013 MUSIC LINEUP:
MGMT, M.I.A., Cut Copy, The Walkmen, Television, Deerhunter, Dismemberment Plan, Washed Out, Johnny Marr, Kurt Vile and the Violators, Sparks, Polyphonic Spree, Blake Schwarzenbach (of Jawbreaker/Jets to Brazil/Forgetters), Geographer, King Khan and the Shrines, Bill Callahan, Chelsea Light Moving (featuring Thurston Moore), The Julie Ruin (featuring Kathleen Hanna of Bikini Kill/Le Tigre), Daniel Johnston, Mac DeMarco, Merchandise, Cayucas, Quasi, Beach Fossils, Bleached, Lemuria, Active Child, Ola Podrida, Frank Smith, Wild Child
Snoop Dogg, Jurassic 5, Simian Mobile Disco (DJ set), Bonobo, Ice-T, Big K.R.I.T., Big Freedia, Lupe Fiasco, Chromatics, Glass Candy, RJD2, Tycho, Action Bronson, Shlohmo, XXYYXX, Little Boots, Delorean, Star Slinger, Poolside, Small Black, Ratking, Underachievers, Dessa, Big Black Delta, Mykki Blanco, Phranchyze, Roger Sellers, LNS Crew
Slayer, FLAG (Keith Morris, Chuck Dukowski, Dez Cadena, Bill Stevenson and Stephen Egerton), Descendents, Quicksand, Death Grips, Judge, The Locust, Subhumans (performing “Cradle to the Grave”), Gojira, The Impossibles, Body Count, August Burns Red, Thee Oh Sees, Cloud Nothings, Cro-Mags, Ceremony, Melt Banana, Pelican, The Men, Title Fight, White Lung, Code Orange Kids, Narrows, Unlocking the Truth, Retox, Spray Paint, True Widow, Venomous Maximus
TBA at Aqua Olympics on 8/3
TBA at Aqua Olympics on 8/3
Fun Fun Fun Fest will continue to bring in Austin's favorite local food and fashion vendors, along with amazing poster art, giving festival-goers an experience unique to Austin and FFF. Weekend 3-day passes are now on sale. Single day passes, artist lineup by day and time, student discounts and more will be coming in August. Stay tuned for chances to win tickets in the member's area at funfunfunfest.com, during Fun Fun Fun Fest's annual Scavenger Hunts across Texas, the third annual Fun Fun Fun Fest Aqua Olympics, and on Twitter and Facebook. The schedule for FFFest Nites will be announced later this summer all afterparties are free with a festival wristband.
Fun Fun Fun Fest encourages you to travel smart by biking, walking or carpooling to the festival grounds, as parking will be limited and not permitted in surrounding neighborhood areas. For more information on the festival, go to funfunfunfest.com. Follow them at facebook.com/funfunfunfest and on Twitter @funfunfunfest for updates and special promotions.
Fun Fun Fun Fest would like to thank all of the 2013 partners and sponsors who help make the festival possible, including Shiner, Absolut, Red Bull Sound Select, and Rolling Heavy Magazine.
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