Those of you not in the know, FUN FUN FUN Fest has been Austin’s premiere alternative comedy, media, and music fest for the last decade. Hosting great comics like Sarah Silverman, Extreme Sports gods like Matt Hoffman, and a massive array of musicians: everybody from MGMT to Slayer, Black Flag and Flying Lotus have graced the FFF Fest stage. This year, they’re really looking to outdo themselves. Transmission Events, the events team that gathers all these phenomenal artists, have managed to reign in some big names in music, and I’m here to fill you in on the details.
In case you haven’t checked your Facebook timeline or Twitter feed in the last 24 hours, yesterday the Supreme Court ruled that states can no longer keep same-sex couples from marrying, and must recognize their unions. After 40 years of debate over marriage equality in the US, it finally happened: Love won! This social justice milestone calls for the celebration of love and equality, and as our way of ringing in the SCOTUS decision, we’ve compiled a list of our favorite Austin LGBT bands and artists.