Kids Review the Homegrown Music and Arts Festival
All photos by Mike Brooks
Homegrown Festival brought a solid crowd to Main Street Garden Park on a perfect Saturday. That crowd was unlike your typical concert-going group. Even for a music festival, there were a disproportionate number of kids in attendance. That's by design: Those under 10 got in for free and the day was built to be family friendly. There park is equipped with a fountain and playground, and Homegrown had face painting and magic shows set up as well. We talked to a few of the festival's young attendees (after getting permission from their parents) about what they saw and liked most.
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Addison Age: 6 What's the best thing you've done so far today? Played on the playground. Have you liked the bands you've heard? Yeah.
Bailey (left) and Brooke Age: 10 and 8
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What's the best thing about this music festival? Bailey: All the music. Brooke: The facepainting
What kind of music do you normally listen to? Bailey: Any kind. Brooke: 106.1!
What will you tell your friends about this festival? Bailey: I met lots of cool people, all dressed up. And lots of dogs. Brooke: I'll probably write a story about it.
How will your story start? Brooke: On a beautiful Saturday... Bailey:...or a sunny day!
Christina (left) Age: 7 What kind of music do you listen to? All kinds. What will you tell your friends about this music festival? I got to feel the water.
Wyatt (right) Age: 4 What's the best part of this music festival so far? The water.
Katie Age: 8 What's the best thing about this music festival so far? I like the water and the park over there. What kind of music do you like to listen to? Rock and techno.
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