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Dead Milkman, 1990
Dead Milkman, 1990

Legendary San Francisco wreckers Flipper commemorate its 30-year anniversary at the 2008 Fun Fun Fun Fest, Nov. 8-9, in Waterloo Park, with Nirvana's Krist Novoselic in tow. The third annual event, produced by local booking and promotion company Transmission Entertainment, is expanding once more with the addition of a fourth stage, devoted to comedians (Tim & Eric Awesome Show, ColdTowne Comedy Hour) and quieter indie acts (Shearwater, Tim Fite), but the real draw is the punk and metal stage, featuring Bad Brains, All, the Adolescents, and the previously announced reunion of Dead Milkmen. Other highlights include Clipse, Atmosphere, Z-Trip, the National, Deerhoof, Dan Deacon, and Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, not to mention locals like Mammoth Grinder, Til We're Blue or Destroy, Krum Bums, and Grupo Fantasma. Expect more act unveilings in the coming weeks. View the full line-up after the jump.

Stage One: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, the National, Atmosphere, Minus the Bear, St. Vincent, Trail of Dead, Deerhoof, Rival Schools, Islands, the Annuals, Bishop Allen, Centro-matic, Sleepercar, Frightened Rabbit, the Spinto Band, Parts & Labor, Colourmusic, Expiremental Dental School, 27, Til We’re Blue or Destroy, Paul Green’s School of Rock

Stage 2: The Revival Tour [Chuck Ragan (Hot Water Music), Tom Gabel (Against Me!), Ben Nichols (Lucero), and Tim Barry (of Avail)], Shearwater, Tim Fite, Magnetic Morning, Kevin Seconds, the Cynics, the Ugly Beats, Walter Schreifels, Pepi Ginsberg, Frank Hour, Altercation Punk Rock Comedy Hour, Matt Beardan, Chris Fairbanks

Stage 3: Bad Brains, All, Dead Milkmen, Flipper, Adolescents, Integrity, Bouncing Souls, Swingin' Utters, DOA, Killdozer, Cromags, Scared of Chaka, Young Widows, Leftover Crack, Trash Talk, World Burns to Death, the Krum Bums, Mammoth Grinder, Cute Lepers, Bitter End, High Tension Wires, Born to Lose

Stage 4: Clipse, Z-trip, Dan Deacon, Grupo Fantasma, Kool Keith/Dr. Octagon, Dengue Fever, Brownout!, Franki Chan, Toxic Avenger, Hawnay Troof, Starlynx & Bigface, Richard Henry, Yacht

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