Fun Fun Fun Fest returns to Texas for its ninth year in November and today they've announced their lineup, which features an almost intimidating number of great acts. The festival runs from November 7 through 9 at Auditorium Shores and Butler Park in Austin. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, May 20, at 10 a.m. CST, and they'll likely go fast considering the immensely stacked schedule.
The FFFF bill is topped by the likes of the ever Illmatic Nas, an active-again Death Cab for Cutie, rap noiseniks Death Grips, the reunited Neutral Milk Hotel, Death From Above 1979, Dinosaur Jr. (plus J Mascis solo), the New Pornographers, Guided By Voices, Yo La Tengo, 2 Chainz, Girl Talk, Sky Ferreira, Fucked Up, Flying Lotus, Black Lips, and mighty metal legends Judas Priest, hitting Austin for the first time in 25 years.
SPIN cover star Angel Olsen will also appear, alongside Iceage, Alt-J, First Aid Kit, Dum Dum Girls, Foxygen, Courtney Barnett, Sun Kil Moon, King Tuff, Chelsea Wolfe, Ryan Hemsworth, Ginuwine, Run the Jewels, Gary Numan, Gorilla Biscuits, Rocket From the Crypt, METZ, Pissed Jeans, Thundercat, Deafheaven, Majical Cloudz, and Juliana Barwick. Blood Brothers, who just reunited in honor of FYF Fest, will perform too.
More names worthy of your excitement: Failure, Yann Tiersen, San Fermin, Tinariwen, Mineral, Knapsack, the World Is a Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid to Die, Cashmere Cat, Lunice, The Internet, SOHN, SZA, Zorch, Glassjaw, Radkey, Twin Peaks, Z-Trip, Jacuzzi, Cities Aviv, Hot Water Music, the Bots, Iron Reagan, and Jello Biafra and the Guantanamo School of Medicine.
And a few more to grow on: Reputante, Spider Bags, Nostalghia, This Will Destroy You, Dana Falconberry, the Sour Notes, Good Fields, Wiz Khalifa, Atmosphere, the Presets, Mas Ysa, Say Lou Lou, Gardens and Villa, Roosevelt, ASTR, Blue, the Misfit., the Digital Wild, King Diamond, Amon Amarth, Sick of It All, Pallbearer, Pianos Become the Teeth, Fat White Family, Crooked Bangs, Communion, and Breakout.
Visit the Fun Fun Fun Fest site to see if we missed any.