The Fest Gainesville

The fest is an independent music festival in Florida held in Gainesville Florida, during the weekend of the Florida vs Georgia Football Game. This music festival was started in 2004 by Tony Weinbender.

The Fest Gainesville
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The Fest is known for mostly punk and indie rock bands that play at various venues such as Bo Diddly Plaza around the Gainesville area over a three-day period.

Grown from only 60 bands in 2004, and in 2013 added “Pre-Fest” event in Ybor City before continuing in Gainesville. Last year there were 319 musical acts, 29 comedians, and 50 professional wrestlers over three days!