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Bennington to Kick Off Annual Spring Music Festival

May 06, 2009

Sunfest, Bennington's annual, all-day music festival, will begin on Saturday, May 1, at 12:00 pm. This year's bill features a number of student bands and incoming acts, including Real Estate—featuring Alex Bleeker '08 on bass—whose self-titled album was named one of the top 20 albums of 2009 by Pitchfork.com.

Here's the lineup:

6:00 pm—Fiasco

7:00 pm—Soft Landings

8:00 pm—Aa

9:00 pm—Soft Circle

10:00 pm—Pterodactyl

11:00 pm—Icy Demons

12:00 am—Real Estate

*Student bands will perform starting at noon.

Sunfest is open to the public; admission for non-students is $10. Tickets will be available at the Campus Safety booth and in the Student Center on the day of the event.