Skate And Surf Festival Announces More Bands Including Acceptance Reunion, The Gaslight Anthem, American Nightmare, And More

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Today will go down in history. Acceptance has reunited.

The folks over at Skate and Surf have announced several more bands that will be performing at this year’s edition of the festival. The already impressive lineup including Manchester Orchestra, The Dropkick Murphys, The Wonder Years, The Story So Far, The Front Bottoms and more has expanded to include some unbelievable additions. Notably, Acceptance will be playing together for the first time since 2006, New Jersey favorites The Gaslight Anthem have nabbed a headlining slot, and talent including Poison The Well, From Autumn to Ashes, mewithoutYou, American Nightmare, Runaway Brother, and Spraynard fill out the bill.

Skate and Surf got off to a rocky start during their first year back in 2013, but have gradually been returning to their legendary punk festival roots with each subsequent year. This lineup proves that the people at Skate and Surf know how to assemble a fantastic group of bands.

Check below for a flyer and a list of all the previously unannounced bands. We’ll be covering Skate and Surf festival this year, which runs May 16 and 17. You can check out the festival’s Facebook page for ticketing information.

If you’re not excited about Acceptance reuniting, I’m assuming that means you’ve never listened to their first and only full-length record, Phantoms. Stream it at Spotify here.

Skate and Surf 2015

Full lineup to include:

Aaron West (Acoustic)
Acceptance
American Nightmare
Attila
Beach Slang
Big D & The Kids Table
Chunk! No, Captain Chunk!
Dads
Dropkick Murphys
Four Year Strong
From Autumn To Ashes
Gideon
Head North
Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band
Major League
Manchester Orchestra
mewithoutYou
Modern Baseball
Motionless in White
Nora
Pentimento
Pianos Become the Teeth
Poison the Well
Rebuilder
Runaway Brother
Small Brown Bike
Sorority Noise
Spraynard
Steady Hands
Terror
The Front Bottoms
The Gaslight Anthem
The Parlor Mob
The Scandals
The So So Glos
The Story So Far
The Weeks
The Wonder Years

John Bazley

John Bazley was raised in central New Jersey by the romantic aura of the Asbury Park beachfront, punk rock, and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4. He is still trying to figure all of this stuff out.

In addition to UTG, John has contributed to Alternative Press and Full Frequency Media. Follow him on Twitter for pictures of his dog.
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