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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2015 Lineup

Fun Fun Fun Fest has announced the lineup for the 10th anniversary of the festival, which will be held at Auditorium Shores in Austin from 11/6-11/8. Headliners include Jane’s Addiction (who will be performing Ritual de lo habitual in full), D’Angelo And The Vanguard, a full Wu-Tang Clan reunion, Venom, Gogol Bordello (performing Gypsy Punk),… More »

By: James Rettig / May 28, 2015 - 9:42 am

Watch A Meteor Fly Over Modest Mouse Playing “Dark Center Of The Universe” At Fun Fun Fun Fest

During Modest Mouse’s set at Fun Fun Fun Fest this weekend, a meteor flew over the stage while the band was playing “Dark Center Of The Universe.” A pretty cool confluence of events given the song’s title. The American Meteor Society reports that the meteor in question was “at least four feet wide, weighed about… More »

By: James Rettig / November 10, 2014 - 9:58 pm

Watch Run The Jewels Lead A “Suck My Dick, Sun Kil Moon!” Chant At Fun Fun Fun Fest

Run The Jewels and Sun Kil Moon played opposite each other at this weekend’s Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, which ended up being the perfect situation to play off of the incident that kicked off Mark Kozelek’s infamous beef with the War On Drugs. During Run The Jewels’ set, El-P recounted a run-in he… More »

By: James Rettig / November 9, 2014 - 11:28 am

Fun Fun Fun Fest Replaces Death Cab With Modest Mouse, Death Grips With Murder City Devils

We could have concluded Death Grips weren’t playing Fun Fun Fun Fest even if the organizers hadn’t poked fun at the band’s recent breakup. Now it turns out Death Cab For Cutie — another Death band, albeit one almost entirely on the other side of the musical spectrum — have pulled out too. A pre… More »

By: Chris DeVille / July 8, 2014 - 4:18 pm

Fun Fun Fun Fest Spoofs Death Grips Breakup Napkin

Yesterday afternoon, Death Grips announced their breakup by writing about it on a napkin and then posting a scan of that napkin on Facebook. They claimed that the powers that b, their final album, would still see release, but they also canceled all their upcoming live shows, including a bunch of festival appearances and the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 3, 2014 - 8:49 am

Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup 2014

Fun Fun Fun Fest normally does a pretty good job at balancing different genres and this year seems no different. Headliners for the event include Nas, Death Cab For Cutie, Neutral Milk Hotel, Girl Talk, Alt-J, King Diamond, Death From Above 1979, and heavy metal Brits Judas Priest. Further down on the list you have… More »

By: James Rettig / May 19, 2014 - 10:27 pm

Slow Burn, Slow Fade: Inside The Walkmen’s Final Days

Somewhere along the line, something went wrong. Things fell out of place, or failed to fall into place to begin with. The general assumption is that Johnny Marr’s set went absurdly long, and that nobody forced Kurt Vile to shorten his in order to get things back on schedule. On subsequent days, photographers and other… More »

By: Ryan Leas / December 5, 2013 - 10:31 am

The 15 Most Memorable Moments At Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013

Fun Fun Fun Fest went down this past weekend in Austin, Texas, aka “the Live Music Capital Of The World.” The Fest celebrated its eighth year with headliners M.I.A., Snoop Dogg, and Slayer, along with a stacked lineup that included Ice-T, the Descendents, Kurt Vile, the Julie Ruin, Bleached, Killer Mike, the Men, Chelsea Light… More »

By: Ryan Leas / November 11, 2013 - 2:17 pm

Death Grips Cancel Fun Fun Fun Fest

UPDATE: Death Grips’ reps tell us there was no tour, just two festival dates.


You’re not going to believe this, but Death Grips will not be showing up to their scheduled dates this fall. At least they’re letting people know in advance this time. More »

By: Chris DeVille / October 16, 2013 - 10:59 am

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 Lineup

Last fall, your entire Stereogum staff was supposed to converge on Austin for the Fun Fun Fun Fest, the annual festival that does a pretty amazing job balancing the indie, rap, punk, metal, and dance sides of its lineup, along with some pretty great comedy and pro wrestling and other extracurriculars. But the hurricane had… More »

By: Tom Breihan / July 10, 2013 - 9:09 am

Fun Fun Fun Fest: The Rest Of Our Photos: Fucked Up, Superchunk, A Place To Bury Strangers, And More

Well, the fun is officially over — Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 concluded yesterday with sets from Fucked Up, Japandroids, Deerhoof, Ceremony, Fang Island, Turbonegro, A Place To Bury Strangers, and like 30 other bands. We’ve got pics in the gallery from Sunday’s sets — courtesy of Trent Maxwell — with Linda Flores’s shots of… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 5, 2012 - 1:06 pm

Watch A Deranged Val Kilmer Perform With The Black Lips At Fun Fun Fun Fest

Last weekend, your Stereogum crew was supposed to travel to Austin to cover Fun Fun Fun Fest. But Hurricane Sandy wrecked those plans, and it looks like that means we missed a hell of a spectacle: Hurricane Val Kilmer. The festival’s Friday afternoon program had a hole in it for a mystery guest and that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 5, 2012 - 9:34 am

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Saturday In Photos: Refused, A$AP Rocky, WHY? And More

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 raged on through the weekend with sets from A$AP Rocky, Brendan Benson, WHY? as well as an awesome-looking Refused performance. Hit the gallery up top to see images from Saturday’s performances and. Photos by Linda Flores and Trent Maxwell. Scope images from Friday here. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 4, 2012 - 6:28 pm

Fun Fun Fun Fest: Friday In Photos: Run-DMC, Against Me!, Santigold, And More

Yesterday was the first day of Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012, and the opening day’s lineup was absolutely exceptional. The festival’s four stages hosted everyone from Bun B to Converge to Bob Mould to Santigold to Run-DMC to Napalm Death to Against Me! to X to Earth to … oh god, so many more. Photographer… More »

By: Michael Nelson / November 3, 2012 - 2:54 pm

Fun Fun Fun Fest: 10 Must-See Sets Plus Nite Highlights

Starting sometime today, and growing tomorrow, some 20,000 people will converge on Austin, TX for Fun Fun Fun Fest. If you’re not one of them, you have every right and reason to be very, very jealous. Now in its seventh year, FFF is presenting one of the strongest bills in recent memory: Over three day… More »

By: Stereogum / November 1, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Win A Pair Of Fun Fun Fun Fest PIP Passes + Sidestage Access To A Band Of Your Choice

To celebrate our partnership with November’s Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, we’re announcing the giveaway of two PIP Passes — FFF Fest’s VIP Program, more details here — as well as exclusive sidestage access to a single band of your choosing. To enter, you need be a fan of Stereogum on Facebook and comment… More »

By: Stereogum / October 10, 2012 - 3:51 pm

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 Schedule Revealed

The good folks of Fun Fun Fun put on one of our most anticipated fall festivals every year, though this year our suspense and emotional investment will be even more intense: For the first time, Stereogum is joining the FFF fray as an official media partner. What this means, basically, is that we’ll be presenting… More »

By: Amrit Singh / September 5, 2012 - 1:34 pm

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 Lineup

The full lineup for Fun Fun Fun Fest has been announced, and as you might expect, it’s stacked. At the top of the bill, on the hip-hop-leaning Blue Stage, is the RUN-D.M.C. reunion, but there’s plenty beyond that warranting a trip to Austin from 11/2 – 11/4. Other highlights on the Blue Stage include A$AP… More »

By: Michael Nelson / July 12, 2012 - 12:48 pm

Danzig’s Fun Fun Fun Set Is Epic Fail

If you follow Glenn Danzig’s career long enough, a couple of things become clear. One: He’s the fucking man — one of the greatest frontmen in the history of both punk and metal, a man whose fearsome wail was enough to make high school less shitty for millions of kids. Two: He’s also an absolute… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 7, 2011 - 11:21 am

Stereogum’s 10 Most Anticipated Fall Music Festivals Of 2011

The summer slate of festivals can surely get a little overwhelming, as year after year, more and more events are added to an already-saturated calendar. That growth, given the fact that most of these concert events are totally cleaning up from a bottom line perspective, probably won’t change in 2012 (although lingering issues associated with… More »

By: Corban Goble / September 22, 2011 - 11:21 am
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