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Best Friends Forever is a new Vegas emo fest with Bright Eyes, Sunny Day Real Estate, and more

Best Friends Forever Fest is a new emo festival happening in Las Vegas this fall from Oct. 11-13 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. The lineup primarily focuses on back-in-action bands from the ’90s and the newer generations of bands keeping those styles of emo, indie, and post-hardcore alive, and there are a handful […]

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Best Friends Forever Fest is a new emo festival happening in Las Vegas this fall from Oct. 11-13 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. The lineup primarily focuses on back-in-action bands from the ’90s and the newer generations of bands keeping those styles of emo, indie, and post-hardcore alive, and there are a handful of reunited bands on the lineup, including two whose latest reunions were just announced today: Cap’n Jazz and the Dismemberment Plan.

The headliners are Bright Eyes, Sunny Day Real Estate, and the aforementioned Cap’n Jazz, and the lineup also includes American Football, Algernon Cadwallader, Mannequin Pussy, Pool Kids, Sweet Pill, Fiddlehead, the Get Up Kids, Braid, Hot Rod Circuit, Rainer Maria, Piebald, Unwound, Karate, Everyone Asked About You, the Anniversary, Momma, Foxing, La Dispute, Drug Church, From Indian Lakes, Vs Self, Home Is Where, and more.

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Tickets go on sale Thursday (Feb. 29) at 10 AM PST (1 PM ET). Check out the full lineup on the poster below.

This festival announcement follows the release of Sunny Day Real Estate’s first new song in 10 years, which will be included on the band’s upcoming release Diary – Live at London Bridge Studio, due May 3. Watch the video for the new song below.

Best Friends Forever Fest

Source: altpress.com

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