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.
See also: -A Family-Friendly Music Festival and Cannibal Corpse: Just Another Saturday in Dallas -My 12-Year-Old Stepson Reviews The Dark Side of the Moon
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
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.
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene each week with music news, trends, artist interviews and concert listings. We'll also send you special ticket offers and music deals.