Reverb Fest 2012: The Lineup

Country Lips! Haunted Horses! OCnotes! The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World!

Here in Seattle, festival season ends not at the end of summer but at the beginning of October, after Seattle Weekly's REVERB Local Music Festival—which goes down Saturday, October 6—has wrapped up. Every year, REVERB aims to bring you a diverse and comprehensive mix of the best local music. A $10–$15 festival wristband gets you access to 10 venues on and around Ballard Avenue, all packed with live music, all day. The only rules for the lineup are that acts have to be local, and, because we like to keep things fresh, they can't have played last year's festival.

This year we're pleased to announce a lineup of old favorites (Sweetwater) and young up-and-comers (Kithkin, Naomi Punk); heavy noisemakers (Grave Babies, Full Toilet) and lady rockers (Cristina Bautista, Nouela); rising rappers (OCnotes, Brothers From Another) and first-rate folk bands (Country Lips, Shivering Denizens); a mysterious cover band that's sure to thrill fans of both the Rolling Stones and the Blood Brothers (The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World); and a beard-rock supergroup featuring members of the Maldives and the Moondoggies (Cosmic Pantherland Band). And this is only a preliminary list—we'll be adding acts in the weeks to come, so be sure to check for updates. So without further ado, here are the acts set to play on October 6:

Ayron Jones & The Way, Cristina Bautista, Erik Blood, BOAT, Brain Fruit, Brokaw, Brothers From Another, the Chasers, Chocolate Chuck, Cosmic Pantherland Band, Country Lips, the Crow Quill Night Owls, Arrington de Dionyso, Deadkill, Shelby Earl, Full Toilet, Grave Babies, Rachel Harrington, Haunted Horses, Eugenie Jones, Kithkin, Lifestyles of the Poor & Unknown, Midday Veil, Gabriel Mintz, Monogamy Party, Naomi Punk, No Rey, Nouela, OCnotes, Posse, Prom Queen, Secret Colors, the Shivering Denizens, Side Saddle, Soul Senate, Spoonshine, Shannon Stephens, Sweet Pups, Sweetwater, The Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band in the World, Ticktockman, the Wheelies, Wonderful.

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