La Dispute, Former Thieves, and Code Orange Kids are among the bands newly confirmed for The Fest 11 in Gainesville.Friday, April 20, 2012 8:20 PM PT
Official press release: The organizers behind Gainesville, Florida's biggest independent music festival, The Fest, have announced the second batch of confirmed bands, as well as sales of weekend passes for The Fest 11. The initial lineup two weeks ago featured the likes of: Lagwagon, Anti-Flag, Braid, Naked Raygun, Frank Turner, Streetlight Manifesto, Baroness, A Wilhelm Scream, Mustard Plug, Andrew Jackson Jihad, Cadillac Blindside (reunion), Broadway Calls, Cheap Girls, Cobra Skulls, Coliseum, Dead To Me, Dear Landlord, Dopamines, Ensign, Flatliners, Good Luck, Lemuria, Look Mexico, No Trigger, Off With Their Heads, Polar Bear Club, Red Fang, RVIVR, Shook Ones, The Swellers, Teenage Bottlerocket, Tim Barry, Torche, Valient Thorr, Iron Chic, Make Do and Mend, 1994!, Algernon Cadwallader, Asshole Parade, Banner Pilot, Blacklist Royals, Heartsounds, Joyce Manor, Bridge and Tunnel, Franz Nicolay, Grabass Charlestons and many more. Today's additions: 7 Seconds, F.Y.P, Titus Andronicus, The Menzingers, Toys That Kill, The Soviettes, Underground Railroad to Candyland, We Are The Union, The Front Bottoms, La Dispute, The Criminals, Waster, Stoned At Heart, Waxahatchee, Cop Problem, No Weather Talks, The Manix, Billy Wallace, Code Orange Kids, Despite Everything, Former Thieves, The Great Explainer, Young Turks, Criminal Culture, The 20 Belows, American War, Rob Lynch, Margate, Broadcaster, Jus' Folks, Possessed by Paul James, Raindance, American Pinup, Bear Trade, Kill You Dead, Hold Tight!, The Liberation Service, Little League, Nightmares for a Week, Kevin Seconds, No More and One Win Choice. You can view all 217 bands confirmed thus far on The Fest 11 official website. The organizers are planning on 250+ bands over Oct 26th, 27th, 28th 2012 at 11 venues in downtown Gainesville, FL.