Something for Everybody

The lineup for the 2010 Fun Fun Fun Fest

Devo at the Austin Music Hall, SXSW 2009
Devo at the Austin Music Hall, SXSW 2009 (by John Anderson)

Transmission Entertainment is going for broke with the 2010 Fun Fun Fun Fest, with headliners Devo, Bad Religion, MGMT, Slick Rick, and Mastodon. The fifth annual fall frenzy is expanding to include a Friday night kick-off in Waterloo Park, anchored by Weird Al Yankovic. “We think that’s a very un-fest thing for us to do,” surmises Mohawk's James Moody.

Also worth noting: Transmission's essentially transforming the isolated Orange stage with “Circus Austinitus.” The actual stage is being replaced replaced by the ring from Anarchy Championship Wrestling and will host, along with Cold Cave and Monotonix, a grab bag of entertainment options including a veggie hot dog eating contest, Joe Sib's punk rock story time, sketch comedy from New Movement, and an Air Sex contest hosted by the Alamo Drafthouse.

“Obviously Devo's a big get for us,” relays Moody. “For our type of fans, it’s one of the perfect bands. Anyone on the hip-hop/DJ stage, indie stage, hardcore, or comedy stage, they’re all going to love that band and have a history with them.”

The 2010 Fun Fun Fun Fest Line-up
Orange stage:
MGMT, the Dirty Projectors, Man Man, Capn' Jazz, Os Mutantes, Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti, the Appleseed Cast, Margot & the Nuclear So and Sos, Toro y Moi, Junius, Woven Bones, Royal Forest

Devo, the Hold Steady, Deerhunter, Wavves, Polvo, Kaki King, Dum Dum Girls, Best Coast, Crocodiles, Magic Kids, Indian Jewelry, Mother Falcon

Black stage:
Bad Religion, Gwar, the Vandals, Dwarves, the Gories, Municipal Waste, Strike Anywhere, the Casualties, Valient Thorr, Jeff the Brotherhood, the Briggs, Power Trip, Eagle Claw

Mastodon, Suicidal Tendencies, High on Fire, Snapcase, Floor, the Bronx, Ringworm, Kylesa, Off!, Peelander-Z, Hatred Surge, Black Congress

Blue stage:
RJD2, Slick Rick, Deakin, Delorean, Big Freedia, Designer Drugs, Devin the Dude, Invincible, Butcher Bear & Charlie, League of Extraordinary Gz, DJ Nick Nack, A-trak

Yelle, Pharoahe Monch, Jean Grae, P.O.S, Dam-Funk, Dominique Young Unique, Black Nasty, DJ Bird Peterson, Crew 54

Yellow stage:
Cold Cave, Monotonix, Mariachi El Bronx, Anarchy Championship Wrestling, Matt Bearden, Altercation Punk Rock Comedy tour

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