Gainesville punk festival The Fest has announced the second round of bands for its 2017 lineup. The first announcement had headliners Hot Water Music and Against Me! (playing Reinventing Axl Rose), plus one more headliner TBA. It turns out that headliner is Superchunk, who are appearing at The Fest for the first time this year. Very cool.

Other new additions include Chicago cult punks Pegboy, and a special version of The Chris Gethard Show and a live version of Geth's Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People podcast. There are also a bunch of cool recently-reunited bands, including The Movielife, City of Caterpillar, Majority Rule, Grade, Cadillac Blindside, Squirtgun, Career Suicide, and Able Baker Fox.

Still more additions: You Blew It, Into It. Over It., Worriers, Western Addiction, TIltwheel, Timeshares, Katie Ellen, UV-TV, The Dirty Nil, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, Pet Symmetry, Shellshag, Thin Lips, James Alex (Weston/Beach Slang), and more. full list of new additions below.

The additions join perviously announced acts Hum, Rainer Maria, The Lillingtons, Snapcase, Smoking Popes, Iron Reagan, Beach Slang, Screaming Females, and more. Full list of round one bands here.

The Fest happens October 27-29 and Pre-Fest happens in Little Ybor on October 25 & 26. Tickets are on sale now.


Superchunk, Pegboy, The Chris Gethard Show, The Movielife, City of Caterpillar (FL Exclusive), Majority Rule (FL Exclusive), Grade (FL Exclusive), Cadillac Blindside (FL Exclusive), Squirtgun, You Blew It, Career Suicide (FL Exclusive), Able Baker Fox (FL Exclusive), toyGuitar (FL Exclusive), Rozwell Kid (FL Exclusive), Into It. Over It. (FL Exclusive), Banner Pilot (FL Exclusive), No Trigger (FL Exclusive), MC LARS, Apologies, I Have None (UK), MakeWar, Wild Pink, Sundressed, Great Cynics (UK), Worriers (FL Exclusive), Western Addiction (FL Exclusive), Tiltwheel, Timeshares, Walter Etc., Whiskey & Co., Katie Ellen, UV-TV, Wet Nurse, Joe McMahon, The Dirty Nil (FL Exclusive), The Atom Age, Bad Cop/Bad Cop, Astpai (AU), Pet Symmetry, Lee Bains III & the Glory Fires, Vacation Bible School (FL Exclusive), Shellshag, Extinction A.D., Such Gold, Sunshine State, Deadaires, Baggage, Decent Criminal, Honey Joy (UK), Adult Magic, Pacemaker, Gender Roles (UK), Post Teens, Sciatic Nerve, Too Many Daves, Aaron Rev (Success), DREDGER, Andy Thomas’ Dust Heart, Boyfriend Material, Army Of Ponch, Thin Lips, Blood on the Harp, The Duppies, Lauren Denitzio, Attic Salt, SteveO and the Crippling Addictions, Debt Neglector, Nervous Triggers, Insignificant Other, Anna’s Anchor (UK), Rational Anthem, Pale Angels (UK), James Alex (Weston/ Beach Slang), Bat Boy, Chotto Ghetto, Sic Waiting, I Like Allie (IT), Seth Anderson, Yotam Ben Horin (Useless ID), Old Vices, Telepathic Lines, Heat Rash, Soul Glo, Frigs, Allout Helter, Notches, winded, Shells, Bitemarks, Divine Feed, Sandspur City, Ceramicats, Woolbright, Alumine, Quinn Cicala, Orbiter, Walt Hamburger, Gutless, and Crit

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