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Fun Fun Fun Fest Daily Lineups Revealed

By Chase Hoffberger, September 12, 2013, 9:00am, Earache!

Fun Fun Fun Fest’s lineup dropped in July, so those interested have had two full months to decide whether or not to invest in three-day passes. This morning, Transmission Events released the music festival’s daily landings.

From this vantage point, the three-day breakdown favors Friday for hip-hop (Snoop Dogg, Bonobo, Lupe Fiasco, Big Freedia, and New York punk upstarts Ratking), as well as fans of legitimate hardcore (Flag, Quicksand, Death Grips). Saturday’s strong for those who prefer vintage indie rock (Television, Sparks, Thurston Moore’s Chelsea Light Moving) and punk (Descendents, Judge).

There’s plenty each day to bring single-day ticket holders out, plus those hankering for some Ice-T will certainly want to formulate their plans around the Saturday lineup, which features the longtime “Cop Killer” performing two sets, a hip-hop run on the Blue stage and a set with Nineties metal-rap titans Body Count.

Also worth noting is Slayer, which headlined the 2011 festival, and is again slated for Sunday. The thrash institution’s the biggest name on closing day. Other headliners include MGMT, Dismemberment Plan, Jurassic 5, and Del tha Funky Homosapien’s Deltron 3030, all of whom don’t quite stack up to the mighty metallurgists.

That begs the question as to whether Transmission plans to grant the band the entire Orange stage once again to close things out. Presently, Slayer’s listed on the Black stage, but the same designation went down in 2011 before a late change transferred them to the festival’s largest setting.

Full rundown here. One-day passes run $79 and go on sale Friday at 10am. The Fun Fun Fun’s only eight weeks away.


Orange: Cut Copy, the Walkmen, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Johnny Marr, Bill Callahan, Blake Schwarzenbach, Mac DeMarco, Beach Fossils, Active Child, the Tontons

Blue: Snoop Dogg, Bonobo, Lupe Fiasco, Big Freedia, RJD2, Little Boots, Star Slinger, Poolside, Ratking, Phranchyze

Black: Flag, Quicksand, Death Grips, Thee Oh Sees, the Impossibles, Ceremony, Title Fight, Code Orange Kids, Spray Paint

Yellow: Patton Oswalt, Jenny Slate, Matt Bearden, Kyle Dunnigan


Orange: MIA, Television, Deerhunter, Sparks, Geographer, Chelsea Light Moving, Merchandise, Quasi, Bleached, Ola Podrida, Frank Smith

Blue: Ice-T, Simian Mobile Disco, Tycho, Glass Candy, Chromatics, Flatbush Zombies, the Underachievers, Big Black Delta, Roger Sellers, LNS Crew

Black: Descendents, Judge, Body Count, Subhumans, Pelican, Melt-Banana, White Lung, Retox, Unlocking the Truth, Venomous Maximus

Yellow: Tenacious D, Craig Robinson, Doug Benson, Kyle Kinane


Orange: MGMT, Dismemberment Plan, Washed Out, the Polyphonic Spree, King Khan & the Shrines, the Julie Ruin, Daniel Johnson, Cayucas, Lemuria, Wild Child

Blue: Jurassic 5, Deltron 3030, Action Bronson, Shlomo, XXYYXX, Dessa, Delorean, Mykki Blanco, Small Black, Bagheera

Black: Slayer, Gojira, Cro-Mags, August Burns Red, the Locust, Cloud Nothings, the Men, Narrows, True Widow, 4ARM

Yellow: Rob Delaney, Jonah Ray, Hari Kondabolu

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