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    I guess now is as good a time as any to make this thread. Fantastic festival if you've never been. Smaller crowds, really diverse lineup with a really good balance of Metal, Rock, Punk, Electronic, Pop, etc. Under $200 for 3 days and you get free access to the Fun Fun Fun Nites which features a lot of the artists on the lineup playing in the local clubs around town (most of which are within walking distance to each other). If you're looking for a new festival to try this year I really can't recommend this one enough. There is most definitely a little bit of something for everyone here.

    First set of news for this years festival is coming tomorrow so stay tuned.
    August 30 - Sleep
    August 31 - Sleep
    September 5 - Seth Troxler
    September 9 - Black Vice
    September 11 - Earthless
    September 14 - Lily Allen
    September 16 - Earth
    September 20 - Skeletonwitch
    September 21 - Nails
    September 23 - Andy Stott
    October 2 - Beck
    October 3-5 - Austin City Limits
    October 10 - Bonobo
    October 20 - Mastodon
    October 23 - 26 - Housecore Horror Festival
    October 29 - The Melvins
    November 7-9 - Fun Fun Fun Fest
    November 15 - Primus
    November 18 - Slayer

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    Default Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    I can definitely say that it is soooo worth making the trip to Austin for! 2013 was so amazing!
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    9/12-14/14 Riotfest - Humboldt Park, Chicago, IL // 9/18/14 Neutral Milk Hotel - Hollywood Bowl

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    Default Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    what time of year does this fall in again?

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    Default Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    It's the 1st or 2nd weekend in November.
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    9/12-14/14 Riotfest - Humboldt Park, Chicago, IL // 9/18/14 Neutral Milk Hotel - Hollywood Bowl

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    Default Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    I'm guessing the news is about relocating? Has their agreement with Auditorium Shores run out already?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kid Charlemagne View Post
    I'm guessing the news is about relocating? Has their agreement with Auditorium Shores run out already?
    From what I heard, this is the year that there was gonna be problems due to the agreement C3 came with the grounds. I wouldn't be surprised the festival gets moved or a new date is made.

    Either way, REALLY hope they finally nab The Replacements this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kid Charlemagne View Post
    I'm guessing the news is about relocating? Has their agreement with Auditorium Shores run out already?
    C3 donated a bunch of money to completely renovate the park with new grass and the park is going to be tied up all year. I think it'll be back at Auditorium Shores in 2015.
    August 30 - Sleep
    August 31 - Sleep
    September 5 - Seth Troxler
    September 9 - Black Vice
    September 11 - Earthless
    September 14 - Lily Allen
    September 16 - Earth
    September 20 - Skeletonwitch
    September 21 - Nails
    September 23 - Andy Stott
    October 2 - Beck
    October 3-5 - Austin City Limits
    October 10 - Bonobo
    October 20 - Mastodon
    October 23 - 26 - Housecore Horror Festival
    October 29 - The Melvins
    November 7-9 - Fun Fun Fun Fest
    November 15 - Primus
    November 18 - Slayer

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    I also cannot recommend this festival enough. Laid back and very well run. Kinda like FYF only there's much more to the fest besides music.

    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    First set of news for this years festival is coming tomorrow so stay tuned.
    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    Has Pitchfork revealed it's top 200 covers by Arcade Fire yet?

    Jamie xx - 8/27 - The Mohawk
    Little Dragon - 8/31 - Moody Theater
    Ty Segall - 9/5 - The Mohawk
    Seth Troxler - 9/5 - Vulcan Gas Company
    Black Lips/King Khan & BBQ Show - 9/12 - J. Lorraine Ghost Town
    DJ Shadow/Cut Chemist - 9/18 - Moody Theater

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    Default Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    lolol

    this fest is in a pretty good time of year for me to travel i think... so i may try to swing it. always a great lineup and i've never been to austin....

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    ahahahahahhaha that's so great.

    FFF is so great.
    Quote Originally Posted by efrain44 View Post
    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    Default Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    Excited to see the line-up. Been wanting to go to this for years now, 2014 might have to be the one.
    9/6 Salva @ TBA
    9/17 DJ Earl @ Low End Theory
    9/18 Gaslamp Killer @ Mayan
    9/22 Interpol @ Fox Pomona
    9/25 Simian Mobile Disco @ El Rey

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    I'm trying to figure out where they'll relocate to. Zilker could work I guess. Way, way bigger than Auditorium Shores.
    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    Has Pitchfork revealed it's top 200 covers by Arcade Fire yet?

    Jamie xx - 8/27 - The Mohawk
    Little Dragon - 8/31 - Moody Theater
    Ty Segall - 9/5 - The Mohawk
    Seth Troxler - 9/5 - Vulcan Gas Company
    Black Lips/King Khan & BBQ Show - 9/12 - J. Lorraine Ghost Town
    DJ Shadow/Cut Chemist - 9/18 - Moody Theater

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    Default Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    Would C3 let that happen? Should find out tomorrow.

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    I think it depends if C3 has an exclusive deal with the city about the use of Zilker. As much money as C3 brings in to the city it wouldn't surprise me.
    August 30 - Sleep
    August 31 - Sleep
    September 5 - Seth Troxler
    September 9 - Black Vice
    September 11 - Earthless
    September 14 - Lily Allen
    September 16 - Earth
    September 20 - Skeletonwitch
    September 21 - Nails
    September 23 - Andy Stott
    October 2 - Beck
    October 3-5 - Austin City Limits
    October 10 - Bonobo
    October 20 - Mastodon
    October 23 - 26 - Housecore Horror Festival
    October 29 - The Melvins
    November 7-9 - Fun Fun Fun Fest
    November 15 - Primus
    November 18 - Slayer

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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    C3 donated a bunch of money to completely renovate the park with new grass and the park is going to be tied up all year. I think it'll be back at Auditorium Shores in 2015.
    Nope!

    We're excited to announce that we will be back at Auditorium Shores on November 7th, 8th, 9th 2014!


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    8/30 Heavy Blanket @ Union Pool
    8/30 Black Pus @ BNB
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    Default Re: Fun Fun Fun Fest 2014

    From http://www.austinchronicle.com/daily...torium-shores/ it appears that they will have to spread out a little bit though in order to make up for the space they are losing.

    From there, it spreads to Butler Park, the plot of grass and concrete walkways adjacent to the Long Center and Palmer Events Center across Riverside Drive. Right now, the plan is for FFF to maintain all five of its stages, but nobody at Transmission would reveal any specific plans or conceived maps as to their placement.

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    This is great news. I'm so glad they're returning to Auditorium Shores. It's such a good venue.



    Also, early bird tickets on sale February 12th. If you're considering going this is an incredible deal.

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    August 30 - Sleep
    August 31 - Sleep
    September 5 - Seth Troxler
    September 9 - Black Vice
    September 11 - Earthless
    September 14 - Lily Allen
    September 16 - Earth
    September 20 - Skeletonwitch
    September 21 - Nails
    September 23 - Andy Stott
    October 2 - Beck
    October 3-5 - Austin City Limits
    October 10 - Bonobo
    October 20 - Mastodon
    October 23 - 26 - Housecore Horror Festival
    October 29 - The Melvins
    November 7-9 - Fun Fun Fun Fest
    November 15 - Primus
    November 18 - Slayer

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    Seriously great news. Love FFF and Auditorium Shores. I'd travel for it if I didn't already live here.

    Hoping they can snag Outkast instead of ACL just to stick it to C3 even harder.

    08/27 Jamie XX - The Mohawk
    08/31 Little Dragon - The Moody Theater
    10/02 Beck - Stubb's
    10/03 Rhye - The Paramount
    09/12 GvsB IV w/Panda Bear, SOPHIE, DOSS, Ejecta - Granada Theater
    09/21 IHEARTCOMIX + Hyperdub 10 - Empire
    09/23 Andy Stott/Millie + Andrea - The North Door
    11/7,8,9 Fun Fun Fun - Auditorium Shores
    11/17 Blonde Redhead - The Mohawk
    11/23 Caribou, Jessy Lanza - The Mohawk
    11/26 FKA Twigs - The Parish

    07, 08, 09, 10, 12.1, 13.1, 14.1

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    Quote Originally Posted by TonyWonder View Post
    Seriously great news. Love FFF and Auditorium Shores. I'd travel for it if I didn't already live here.

    Hoping they can snag Outkast instead of ACL just to stick it to C3 even harder.
    Even if they somehow had the money for that, which they don't, C3 would outbid them in a heartbeat.

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    I'm trying to figure out how this new layout is gonna work. It's going to be on both sides of Riverside? will they close the street down or what? Doesn't Butler Park have a hill in the middle of it?
    Quote Originally Posted by efrain44 View Post
    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    I'm trying to figure out how this new layout is gonna work. It's going to be on both sides of Riverside? will they close the street down or what? Doesn't Butler Park have a hill in the middle of it?
    The Chronicle article said it will be on both sides and that only the east side of Auditorium Shores will be unavailable. My guess is they keep the Black and Blue stages in relatively the same spots and then move the Orange and Yellow stages across the street. I think they will have to close down part of Riverside to make it all work. Given that they got the mayor to dress up as Batman it seems like they won't have any problem getting the approvals to do this.

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    That's going to be quite the trek. Regardless, I'm happy the fest isn't moving.
    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    Has Pitchfork revealed it's top 200 covers by Arcade Fire yet?

    Jamie xx - 8/27 - The Mohawk
    Little Dragon - 8/31 - Moody Theater
    Ty Segall - 9/5 - The Mohawk
    Seth Troxler - 9/5 - Vulcan Gas Company
    Black Lips/King Khan & BBQ Show - 9/12 - J. Lorraine Ghost Town
    DJ Shadow/Cut Chemist - 9/18 - Moody Theater

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    Early bird tickets on sale tomorrow at 10am local time.
    August 30 - Sleep
    August 31 - Sleep
    September 5 - Seth Troxler
    September 9 - Black Vice
    September 11 - Earthless
    September 14 - Lily Allen
    September 16 - Earth
    September 20 - Skeletonwitch
    September 21 - Nails
    September 23 - Andy Stott
    October 2 - Beck
    October 3-5 - Austin City Limits
    October 10 - Bonobo
    October 20 - Mastodon
    October 23 - 26 - Housecore Horror Festival
    October 29 - The Melvins
    November 7-9 - Fun Fun Fun Fest
    November 15 - Primus
    November 18 - Slayer

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    Quote Originally Posted by nathanfairchild View Post
    Early bird tickets on sale tomorrow at 10am local time.
    The website says 0700.

    Strong possibility I'll be going this year.

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    Early bird tickets go on sale tomorrow at 9am Central.

    FFF made an errant facebook post earlier today that they've since corrected. Don't wait till 10am!

    08/27 Jamie XX - The Mohawk
    08/31 Little Dragon - The Moody Theater
    10/02 Beck - Stubb's
    10/03 Rhye - The Paramount
    09/12 GvsB IV w/Panda Bear, SOPHIE, DOSS, Ejecta - Granada Theater
    09/21 IHEARTCOMIX + Hyperdub 10 - Empire
    09/23 Andy Stott/Millie + Andrea - The North Door
    11/7,8,9 Fun Fun Fun - Auditorium Shores
    11/17 Blonde Redhead - The Mohawk
    11/23 Caribou, Jessy Lanza - The Mohawk
    11/26 FKA Twigs - The Parish

    07, 08, 09, 10, 12.1, 13.1, 14.1

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    well it's not like it sells out.
    Quote Originally Posted by efrain44 View Post
    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    I'll be surprised if early bird tickets don't sell out within an hour this year.

    08/27 Jamie XX - The Mohawk
    08/31 Little Dragon - The Moody Theater
    10/02 Beck - Stubb's
    10/03 Rhye - The Paramount
    09/12 GvsB IV w/Panda Bear, SOPHIE, DOSS, Ejecta - Granada Theater
    09/21 IHEARTCOMIX + Hyperdub 10 - Empire
    09/23 Andy Stott/Millie + Andrea - The North Door
    11/7,8,9 Fun Fun Fun - Auditorium Shores
    11/17 Blonde Redhead - The Mohawk
    11/23 Caribou, Jessy Lanza - The Mohawk
    11/26 FKA Twigs - The Parish

    07, 08, 09, 10, 12.1, 13.1, 14.1

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post
    well it's not like it sells out.
    Discounted price tiers definitely do.
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    yes, a person should expect to pay more if they wait, that is true.
    Quote Originally Posted by efrain44 View Post
    Anyone know who the guy in the Cardinals jersey is? I've seen him in pictures on the board and I thought I saw him this year.

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    So I think The Replacements will be on the lineup since if I remember correctly they were waiting after their Coachella appearance or something like that.... Boourns should come in here and clarify whatever he told me when we were drinking last September.
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