We're proud to announce that BandsOnABudget.com will be a sponsor of The Fest 8 in Gainesville, FL on October 30th, October 31st and November 1st 2009. We're super excited to be involved with the No Idea Records guys and even more excited to be going back to Gainesville to see some really awesome bands. More details to follow but look for some exclusive Fest specials, Indeicards, and other news in the near future.
About The Fest
THE FEST is a culmination of bands and friends from all over converging for a few days of pure insanity all over the fine city of Gainesville, FL. The first one took place May 24th and 25th of 2002 and was thought to have gone down in history as the drunkest and rowdiest time ever to be had in Gainesville. We hosted over 60 bands in two days at 6 different venues, got free beer from Pabst Blue Ribbon, had a massive late night after show that was mistaken for a riot, watched HAR MAR SUPERSTAR start the largest dance party in his underwear, first time we got to see Against Me play to over 100 people, and I think the only other "big" band we had was Pretty Girls Make Graves. Man, how things have changed. Overall I think people were hung over for the rest of their natural lives. So in a nutshell it was a fucking blast. Read More