- Published on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 19:05
Here's the latest news blast from Fun Fun Fun Fest, which kicks off next week. If you are attendings, and you should be, keep your eyes to the sky for flying tacos. Inside the wrappers of those tacos may be a Golden Ticket that covnerts your GA pass into a backstage pass! Here's the full release:
FUN FUN FUN FEST ANNOUNCES 2012 FOOD & RETAIL VENDORS, PARTICIPATING NONPROFITS
INCLUDING LIMITED EDITION DAVID CROSS & DAMIAN ABRAHAM THROBBLEHEADS
AUSTIN, TX (OCTOBER 23, 2012) FUN FUN FUN FEST is proud to announce this year's participating retail and food vendors and non-profits on location at the Fest, including Torchy's Tacos' delicious ammo for the FFF Fest Taco Cannon and special limited addition artist Throbbleheads.
As a special treat for rabid FFF Fest music and comedy fans, the Festival has partnered with Aggronautix to create two very special Throbbleheads on sale at the park. Actor, writer and stand-up comedian David Cross' likeness will be immortalized in Throbblehead form, along with Fucked Up frontman Damian Abraham. They'll only be available for a limited time, and there will be a special Throbblehead signing during the Fest. They are also available for pre-order now at aggronautix.com.
Fun Fun Fun Fest will have a wide array of retail vendors on site, offering everything from bags to apparel to instruments and musical gear. Among those bringing their wares to the park are Peoples Rx, Strut, Mile High Glass, Prototype Vintage, Austin Facial Hair Club, Volcom, Collective Status, Chrome, Renaissance Recordings, Nakatomi, Inc., Vida Antigua, Western Evil, Sugar Derby Mobile, Unlawful Assembly, Buffalo Exchange
The Festival is also excited to host several outstanding nonprofits this year in the park. Among those participating with booths on site are HAAM & SIMS Foundation, The Revival Fund, Attendance Records, The Gram Parsons Foundation, Krochet Kids, Invisible Children, Oxfam, AMP, Rock the Vote, and Bedsider.
Torchy's Tacos will be bringing the edible firepower for the Fun Fun Fun Fest Taco Cannon. Other food vendors on tap to provide delicious breaks in the jams are Chi'lantro, Kebabalicious, Coo
For fans of poster art, the API Poster Show will feature collectible prints and designs from a variety of vendors including Mig Kokinda, Lindsey Kuhn, Paul Imagine, Empire Press, Andy Vastgah, Ryan Duggan, Decoder Ring, Lil Tuffy, Kollective Fusion, Awesome Dudes, Industry, Billy Perkins, Clint Prints, Under Pressure.
Fun Fun Fun Fest Lineup Update:
Bleached is taking Beach Fossil's place on the Orange Stage Sunday, Nov 4th. Har Mar Superstar is taking W. Kamau Bell's spot on the Yellow Stage Sunday, Nov 4th.
To view the full festival lineup and schedule online, go to funfunfunfest.com. Three-day passes as well as single day tickets and PIP passes are all available at funfunfunfest.com/tickets. Follow the Fest at facebook.com/funfunfunfest and on Twitter @funfunfunfest for updates and special promotions.
Fun Fun Fun Fest encourages you to travel smart by biking, walking or carpooling to the festival grounds, as parking will be limited and not permitted in surrounding neighborhood areas.
Fun Fun Fun Fest would like to thank all of the 2012 partners and sponsors who help make the festival possible, including Heineken Light, Sony Playstation, Verizon Wireless, ISIS, Tito's Handmade Vodka, Red Bull, Alamo Drafthouse and Stanley-PMI.
ABOUT FUN FUN FUN FEST
Founded in Austin, TX in 2006, Fun Fun Fun Fest is an independent genre based festival, known as one of the most relaxed, creative and pioneering festivals in music today. It is custom booked for the most passionate underground and progressive musicians, comedians and fans around the world.