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Q: When is BestFest?
A: BestFest will be on Saturday, September 24, 2011 from noon - 10pm & Sunday, September 25, 2011 from noon - 8pm.

Q: Where is BestFest?
A: The festival will be held on the 5 acres of land located at 2800 Main St. commonly referred to as the Midtown Superblock (Main St. & Travis and McGowen & Anita)

Q: How many people are expected to attend?
A: We are expecting 20,000 attendees over the course of the two days.

Q: Is the event open to all ages?
A: Yes! Everyone is welcome!

Q: Can I bring my pet?
A: No, pets will not be allowed into the festival.

Q: What should I wear?
A: This is an outdoor festival on grassy terrain so dress comfortably.

Q: What happens if it rains?
A: The event will go on Rain or Shine!

Q: Can I leave the event then come back later in the day?
A: Yes. As long as you are still wearing your event wristband, you are welcome to come and go as you please.

Q: Do children get in free?
A: Children 10 and under get in for free. Those 11+ must purchase a ticket.

Q: Will outside food and drink be allowed?
A: No, outside food and drink will not be allowed. Food, drinks and water can be purchased during both days of the event. Click here for a list of participating restaurants.

Q: Will coolers be allowed?
A: No, coolers will not be allowed.

Q: What happens if I lose my wristband?
A: If you lose or tamper with your wristband, you will have to purchase another ticket. Security measures are in place concerning sharing wristbands. If wristbands have been stretched, it will be seen by security and may be confiscated.

Q: What is the band schedule?
A: At this time we have not released a formal set schedule. Check back for updates. Our Facebook and Twitter will also announce this information. You can also check the Houston Press RocksOff music blog for updates.


9.21 Single Day Passes are now on sale for $25!
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9.14 The band schedule is finalized!
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9.12 Cactus Music is an official BestFest ticket outlet. Purchase general admission weekend passes at Cactus Music for $40. Cactus Music located at 2110 Portsmouth.


9.7 One more for BestFest - Line up is almost complete!
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9.7 BestFest adds Lost Skarnales, thelastplaceyoulook, Umbrella Man and Honky Tonk Blood Brothers!
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8.31 The Toadies, Little Joe Washington & Wild Mocassins will be performing at BestFest! Could this line up get any better?
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8.24 Four more bands just added! Hayes Carll, Carolyn Wonderland, Slim Thug and Against Me! It's a little something for everyone.
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8.17 Chamillionaire just confirmed to perform at BestFest!
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8.12 TonTons just announced!
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8.9 This just in - Two more bands just added to the line up! Deer Tick and Bun B to play at BestFest 2011!
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8.8 - Cake and Buxton just confirmed to play BestFest!
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7.28 - Houston Press RocksOff Music Blog announces BestFest!
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7.20 - Welcome! Houston Press BESTFEST is coming soon! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to stay in the loop!