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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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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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As mentioned, the eighth edition of Fun Fun Fun Fest returns to Auditorium Shores on November 8, 9 and 10. Organizers just revealed the first five artists playing this year: Kathleen Hannah's new group, The Julie Ruin, plus Bonobo, Judge (who just reunited for two shows in NYC), The Walkmen, and Ice-T. A limited number of FUN2 Early Bird discounted tickets are on sale Thursday morning (6/20) at 10 AM Central.

Meanwhile, "Guess the Fest" is back for 2013. Name 20 bands/comedians you think will play FFF and the person with the most right answers will win airline tickets to Austin and Homie Passes for two. The second and third prizes aren't too bad, either. You can enter until July 2 and GtF's website has all the details.

Jack "Skippy" McFadden (photo by Mary Crosse)
Jack Skippy McFadden

Jack McFadden, a onetime Brooklynite who moved to Austin and currently works as a talent buyer at Emo's, gave us a list of his favorite music from 2012 including top 10 albums and a Spotify playlist of his favorite songs. Check it out below.

For those counting at home, that is three talent buyers (the people who book bands into clubs) that have revealed their hand to us, including NYC's Johnny Beach and Chaos in Tejas honcho Timmy Hefner.

The Faint and Trust also gave us their lists. The pair recently toured through Texas and played a Skippy-booked show at Emo's.

McFadden's greatest hits of 2012, below.

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A quick rundown of some hot, upcoming shows in Austin....

Animal Collective play The Backyard on September 28 with Micachu & the Shapes and tickets are still available. More tour dates at BrooklynVegan..

While we're on the subject of The Backyard, Passion Pit play there on September 15  and tickets are still available for that one too.

Stubb's has a killer double-bill of Beach House and The Walkmen (also Dustin Wong) on September 20 and you can still get tickets UPDATE: sold out.

Like the Drive soundtrack? Can't wait for the actual "Drive tour" to reach town? Glass Candy and Chromatics play Mohawk on July 27 and tickets to that are still available. The two bands play Gorilla Vs Bear Fest in Dallas one day later.