Posted in music | tour dates on August 20, 2008

Fun Fun Fun FEst

AUSTIN, TX - Transmission Entertainment is proud to announce this year's Fun Fun Fun Festival line-up. In the tradition of years past, FFF08 once again teams punk rock legends with the hottest indie buzz bands, crowd-pleasing dance and hip-hop acts, and cutting-edge comedians. Fun Fun Fun Fest will be held November 8 and 9 at Waterloo Park in downtown Austin, TX. A two-day pass will be $59.99, available through FrontgateTickets.com. Children under 10 get in free and discounts will be made available to all students.
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, The National, Magnetic Morning, Clipse, Walter Schreifels, Flipper, Bad Brains, ALL, Dead Milkmen, St Vincent, Deerhoof, Trail of Dead, and Dan Deacon are just some of the many bands on the four stage bill....

Appearing at Fun Fun Fun Fest 2008:

Stage 1:
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, The National, Atmosphere, Minus The Bear, St. Vincent, Trail of Dead, Deerhoof, Rival Schools, Islands, The Annuals, Bishop Allen, Centro-matic, Sleepercar, Frightened Rabbit, Spinto Band,
Parts and Labor, Colourmusic, Experimental Dental School, 27, Till We're Blue or Destroy...and more!

Stage 2:
Shearwater, Tim Fite, Magnetic Morning (Adam Franklin of Swervedriver, Sam Fogarino of Interpol), The Revival Tour w/:
Chuck Ragan (of Hot Water Music), Tom Gabel (of Against Me!), Ben Nichols (of Lucero), Tim Barry (of Avail), Kevin Seconds (of 7 Seconds), The Tim and Eric
Awesome Show, The Cynics, Ugly Beats, El Paso Hot Button, Walter Schreifels (of Quicksand,
Rival Schools, GB, YOT), Coldtowne Comedy Hour, Pepi Ginsberg, Altercation Punk Rock Comedy Hour, and Frank Smith....and more!

Stage 3:
Bad Brains, ALL, Dead Milkmen, Flipper, Adolescents, Integrity,
Bouncing Souls, Swingin Utters, DOA, Killdozer, Cro-mags (jam), Scared of Chaka (Dave from The Shins), Young Widows, Leftover Crack, Trash Talk, World Burns to Death, Krumbums, Mammoth Grinder, Cute Lepers, Bitter End, High Tension Wires, Born to Lose

Stage 4:
Clipse, Z-trip, Dan Deacon,
Yacht, Grupo Fantasma, Kool Keith/Dr. Octagon, Dengue Fever, Brownout, Franki Chan, Toxic Avenger, Hawnay Troof,
Starlynx, Richard Henry....and more!

I haven't been to Fun Fun Fun Fest yet, but "Mess With Texas" (the combined force of Fun Fun Fun Fest and F Yeah Tour/Fest's Sean Carlson) was in the same park during SXSW this year and it was a great time, also with a great lineup with a similar aesthetic (punk + indie + comedy).

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Comments (17)

the Dead Milkmen are back?

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2008 9:53 AM

Daddy take the T-Bird away!!!

Posted by Regular reader | August 20, 2008 9:59 AM

DEAD MILKMEN REUNION is the headline here. But it's supposedly a one-off.

Posted by J | August 20, 2008 10:26 AM

"DEAD MILKMEN REUNION is the headline here. But it's supposedly a one-off."

No, Dead Milkmen reunion is the headline here!
http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2008/08/the_dead_milkme.html

(or close to it)

Posted by brooklynvegan | August 20, 2008 10:32 AM

St. Vincent!!!!!! I'm goin'

Posted by Antonio | August 20, 2008 10:41 AM

Stage 3 rules!

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2008 12:30 PM

12:30 I agree! I think my friends and i are gonna come out from NYC just to spend the whole day at stage 3

Posted by Anonymous | August 20, 2008 1:24 PM

wow thats a fantastic price, too.

Posted by sarah | August 20, 2008 1:47 PM

Atmosphere!

Posted by Anonymous | August 21, 2008 9:14 AM

Flipper
http://www.brooklynvegan.com/archives/2008/09/flipper_cancels.html
has been replaced by Municipal Waste

Posted by brooklynvegan | September 23, 2008 9:10 AM

STAGE 3! fuck yeah!

Posted by Anonymous | October 12, 2008 12:57 AM

awsomosphere!!!

Posted by Anonymous | October 17, 2008 6:31 PM

I saw Dead Milkmen last night. Drove to Philly for the gig at First Unitarian Church. It was AWESOME. They played Saturday night too at Johnny Brenda's under a different name. Bass player is the guy who plays for Joe Jack Talcum's band. The show couldn't have been much better.

Posted by wingwalker77 | October 27, 2008 6:34 AM

YAY glad you had a fun timex3. Did you happen to eat a slice of vegan pizza at the Parlor booth? Amazing!

Also, loved St. Vincent. She was/is cute as a doll. And I was blissfully amazed by The Octopus Project, even though I've seen them live about 5x now.

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