FMLY Fest on Fifth Street

PHX FMLY Fest @ Fifth Street|12/28/12
Perhaps it was a few too many Santa Clauses wandering around, but FMLY Fest felt a lot like spending the holiday season with the extended family.

The massive festival -- featuring 60 bands taking dozens of stages on Fifth Street, drew all sorts of interesting people. That guy who reminds you of your weird uncle may feel compelled to throw food on the ground and do a weird shirt-lifting dance every time he hears garage rock, but you're bound to run into some cool folks.

A couple of guys wearing Hawaiian shirts and toasting beers in the middle of Fifth Street summed up the evening best: "It's like a farmer's market. You look around like 'Oh, this sounds good.'"

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Melissa Fossum
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