Festival Fever: Scumfest 2014 in Duanesburg on Sunday

August 26th, 2014, 12:00 pm by Greg

Remember the ’80s?

Some of you longtime Local 518 music fans may recall Scumfest, a punk fest that took place back in 1982.

Well, even punks get nostalgic, and last year some of those same musicians – as well as those inspired by them – got together for Scumfest II out in Berne.

Apparently, a great deal of fun was had by all, so they’re doin’ it again. Scumfest 2014 is slated for 12noon on Sunday (August 31) at 618 Humphrey Roadd in Duanesburg – about as far away from the once thriving downtown punk scene as you could possibly get. Admission is a $13 donation, which includes a catered meal (?!?). And while we’re on the topic of things un-punk, we were horrified to hear that some of the bands were actually rehearsing for the fest.

At latest report, the bands slated to ratchet it up for ScumFest 2014 include:

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