Lineup and location announced for Antemesaris 2011 [UPDATED]

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Chris Bell knows how to throw a party.
  • Chris Bell knows how to throw a party.

Chris Bell's Antemesaris Rock 'n' Roll People's Party. It's the festival that's not a festival, the gathering of friends that means you meet a lot of new friends, a massive party in the middle of nowhere with great bands from around the region, tons of beer, free barbeque, primitive campsites and a vibe that's on the right side of hippy, the better side of locals-only, and soaked in rock 'n' roll.

UPDATE (corrected location): For 2011, Antemesaris is out in an orange grove – literally – near Center Hill and the Lake/Sumter County border; here are your directions :

  • From Orlando take Highway 50 West through Groveland. Take highway 469 North towards Center Hill. Go about 5 miles to county rd 716 turn right (there will be markers). Follow road to orange groves turn right into the fifth row.

Here's the most current, confirmed lineup:

  • Big Fish
  • Downshifters
  • New Lows
  • Tug
  • Beebs and her Money Makers
  • Shak Nasti
  • PubWreckers
  • Large Marge
  • Crater Tater
  • FunkUs
  • Have Gun Will Travel
  • Gladezmen
  • Jug Brothers
  • Big Jef Special
  • Unkempt
  • Soul2Earth
  • The Ludes
  • Brownote
  • Thomas Wynn and the Believers
  • Legendary JC's
  • Pablito Sway
  • Chopper Stepe
  • Ted Lukas and the Misled
  • BlessEd and the divine Derelicts
  • Mowdown
  • Atomic Playground
  • M.R.S.

Holy cow, right? Right. Antemesaris goes down the weekend of February 18.

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