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Kathleen Hanna / MGMT / Jurassic 5
Fun Fun Fun Fest
Fun Fun Fun Fest
Fun Fun Fun Fest

Fun Fun Fun Fest Day 1 pics are here and here, pics from Day 2 pics here and here; and pics from Day 3 are here and in this post. They continue below...

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photos by @griffinshot - Tim Griffin

King Khan / Julie Ruin / Deltron 3030 / Slayer surfer @ FFF Fest 11/10/13
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 - Day 3
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 - Day 3
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 - Day 3
Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 - Day 3

Doesn't matter how beat you be, how weary your heart. When King Khan & the Shrines come out busting "(How Can I Keep You) Outta Harm's Way," and the chieftain removes his robe to reveal the most robust belly this side of Fucked Up's Damian Abraham, you just gotta go for it. King Khan, baby. Closing out hot.

The Berlin-based tenpiece saddled up to their headlining set nearly 20 minutes late, dropping some revue-brand soul before introducing the inimitable Arish Ahmad "King" Khan, who emerged wearing a robe, Egyptian Afro wig, and, we'd soon learn, little else.

"Are we gonna have a freak-out?" he asked.

Hell yes. Full-on. Band keyboards got upended a minute later. - [Austin Chronicle]

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 came to a wild close on Sunday (11/10), with sets from garage soul party animals King Khan & the Shrines and metal legends Slayer. Before that, Sunday saw sets from Kathleen Hanna's new band The Julie Ruin, Deltron 3030, The Polyphonic Spree, Cloud Nothings, Washed Out, Killer Mike, The Locust and more. Pictures from the third day of FFF Fest are in this post.

Pics from FFF Fest Day 1 are here and here, pics from Day 2 pics here and here. Did you have fun fun fun this year? More Day 3 pics below...

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Fun Fun Fun has announced this year's bands by day schedule and NITES lineup. All NITES shows are free with a FFF wristband.

Three day passes for FFF are still available. Single day passes and a limited number of student discount passes go on sale Friday (9/13) at 10 AM CDT. You can also to compete to win passes at this year's Scavenger Hunt.

See the full lineup over at BrooklynVegan. The poster for FFF NITES and a list of bands playing by day below...

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Index Fest

Lucero have some upcoming dates this year, including their annual Lucero Family Picnic, which goes down on August 10 at the Riverfest Ampitheatre in Little Rock, AR. Lucero, who will play Tennessee in its entirety, will play with rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson, John Moreland, Brian's father Guy Venable. and more.. Tickets for that (including a VIP option) are on sale now.

Lucero also play Dallas' Index Festival, which does down from October 18-19 across nine stages in Deep Ellum. In addition to Lucero, the lineup includes Andrew Bird, Devotchka, Real Estate, Titus Andronicus, Jason Isbell, P.O.S. (full band), Rogue Wave, Sarah Jaffe, J Roddy Walston & the Business, Kopecky Family Band, Dessa, Marijuana Deathsquads, The Boxer Rebellion, and more TBA. Early bird tickets are on sale now, and public on-sale begins Thursday (8/1).

Full Lucero tour information and more at BrooklynVegan and below...

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FunFunFun Fest 8 Lineup revealed, tickets on sale...
FunFunFun Fest 8 Lineup revealed, tickets on sale...

The full line-up for Fun Fun Fun Fest 8 has been revealed. Many FFF veteran performers with a lot more new acts in the mix. Tickets for round 3 go on sale at 10AM CST!

See the full listing by stage below...

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Savages at BV-CMJ 2012 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)

Last month, SXSW revealed its first round of artists for their 2013 festival, which happens from March 12-17, and now they've revealed a second announcement with way more artists. The new announcement includes Allo Darlin', Angel Haze, Audacity, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Blood Diamonds, Bonde Do Role, Deap Vally, Dessa, Eaux, Sky Ferreira, Flatbush Zombies, Foxygen, Girl Unit, Hundred Waters, Hunters, Major Lazer, Ms Mr, Nguzunguzu, Nu Sensae, Palma Violets, Paws, Peace, PS I Love You, Ratking, Rhye, Savages, Shout Out Louds, The Soft Moon, Thee Oh Sees, Toro y Moi, Ume, Wavves, and many more.

Full list below...

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