FFFF6 Set To Pack the Weekend from Day to Night with Performances from Acts Ranging from Public Enemy to Slayer and Passion Pit.
AUSTIN, TX (October 18, 2011) – Fun Fun Fun Fest has announced the final lineup with set times happening November 4th – November 6th, 2011 at Auditorium Shores. They have also solidified their FFF Nites aftershow lineup, which will be free to FFFF 6 ticket holders based on capacity and type of ticket.
Times for the festival will begin Friday at noon and go until 9:45 pm each night. Each of the four stages will be billed with artists from various genres like Lykke Li, M83, Girls, Passion Pit, Slayer, Major Lazer, Odd Future and comedy routines from Donald Glover, Reggie Watts, Anarchy Championship Wrestling as well as a special performance from Henry Rollins.
FFF NITES is specifically curated to be an extension of the fest itself, and allow for the Fun Fun Fun experience to continue after the park closes. There will be shows featuring Ty Segall, Dead Confederate, Dom and Royal Bangs as well as DJ sets from Syd The Kyd (OFWGKTA), Neon Indian, and Passion Pit among others. FFFF 6 bands Grimes, Cold Cave, Mates of State, The Oh Sees and many more will all be playing as well.
All shows are happening at classic Red River venues like The Mohawk, Red 7, Beerland, Beauty Bar, ND, The Parish and Empire Automotive, transforming one of Austin’s favorite districts into the nighttime version of Fun Fun Fun Fest.
Please check below for lineup details for both day and night shows. In other fest news, Fun Fun Fun Fest announced today that the Boxer Rebellion has canceled their US tour due to a family emergency and will not be appearing at FFFF 6. Also, Slayer has moved to the Orange Stage for bigger production, lights, and full force legendary metal experience.
When asked about this announcement, FFF Founder Graham Williams said, “Its exciting to be announcing our first ever 3 full day schedule times in conjunction with the first ever free FFF Nites for our ticket holders. Once again, we are keeping things fresh and trying new ideas. That is what we are known for, and this is no different. Our goal is to keep things fun and to consistently deliver a unique and memorable experience every time fans come to this festival. In fact, we even have a few more surprises next week. Good times, good times.”
Go to www.funfunfunfest.com for updates and to purchase tickets. You can follow the fest on Twitter @funfunfunfest for up-to-the-minute news, ticket giveaways, or you can become a Fun Fun Fun Homie on Facebook @ facebook.com/funfunfunfest.
Fun Fun Fun Fest would like to thank you to all of the partners who help make the festival possible, including Heineken Light, Stanley-PMI, smart, PlayStation, Music Unlimited, Incase, Chrome, Honest Tea, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Sailor Jerry, Jim Beam Devil’s Cut, and many more.
ABOUT FUN FUN FUN FEST
Fun Fun Fun Fest booked its first set of acts in 2006 in downtown Austin, leading with the likes of Spoon and The Circle Jerks… setting the tone for what would grow to be the darling of independent music festivals for music lovers and music makers in the United States for years to come.
Now in its sixth year, Fun Fun Fun Fest is an independent genre based festival, known as one of the most relaxed, creative, and pioneering festivals in music today. Fun Fun Fun Fest is a fest that is custom booked for the most passionate underground and progressive musicians, comedians and fans around the world.