Nearly 100,000 people walked, biked or rode their way over to Eleanor Tinsley Park this past weekend for the 2012 edition of Free Press Summer Fest. This seven stage festival provided two days full of music spanning a long list of genres, art, food, and for the fancy pants in the crowd, AC. I ventured off to the festival by myself with my media wristband in tow but, I was surely not alone: I literally ran into a friend everywhere I went. And every time, it put the biggest smile on my face. Just another reason I call Houston, home.

I was lucky enough to have one of the best experiences of my life: meeting and interviewing bands, meeting fans, seeing friends and getting up close to headliners that I deeply respect. I couldn’t have had any of these moments without the amazing, hard working folks that plan, coordinate, run and volunteer for Free Press Summer Fest. Over the next few days, I’ll release my interviews and some amazing moments from the weekend. There are too many words to chose from, so instead, I leave you with this pic. Thank you, Free Press, for an amazing weekend. 

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