What a beautiful day for a festival! It was sunny and warm, but not too warm. And breezy and plenty of shady spots. Small enough to navigate with ease, and excellent people watching/judging. And as soon as the sun started to go down it was cool, so lovely.
They have a totally bitchin array or merch booths here and lots of fun free swag! For instance:
These little packets of energy gems, basically like big ass m&ms with caffeine. Fun.
This is a shitty do-rag consolation prize from some promotional thing. Itself not so exciting BUT the way that thing worked is you pick a guitar pick from a bag, if it's blue you get some shitty promo crap line the do-rag. If it's green you get to go into a money grab tube !!! You got like thirty seconds to grab all the money you can while all this wind blows! So we gonna try that again today. You can also win a guitar. I've always wanted to go into a money tube ever since I saw one at dugans in Atlanta. Here is an example if you are unfamiliar with the concept :
The shows we managed to catch yesterday:
Blue stage for metz, heavy rock kinda screamy