Houston Whatever Fest today reported the musical segment of its lineup, with Metric, Ghostland Observatory, and GWAR driving the rundown of national and nearby acts set to perform the two-day music and satire celebration on the east side of downtown.
Set for Nov. 21 and Nov. 22, HWF will likewise be actually one of the coolest music celebrations in the Bayou City.
This is the fest’s second year in operation, appearing over a hot and humid weekend in Aug. 2014. The celebration will at the end of the day be held in what is named the EaDo Party Park close BBVA Compass Stadium.
Expect 90 demonstrations playing over five stages throughout the weekend, with a purported standup comic drama lineup included. T.J. Mill operator from HBO’s “Silicon Valley” is returning again this year. Doug Benson and Brooks Wheelan are additionally featuring the comic drama segment of HWF, alongside a few neighborhood comedians, similar to Andy Huggins, Bob Biggerstaff, and Whiskey Brother part Sam Demaris.
Nearby and local musical acts incorporate rapper Fat Tony, Not In The Face, The Last Place You Look, Catch Fever, Gio Chamba, Second Lovers, NightDrive, Guilla, among numerous others.
“This year’s line-up was crafted with the goal of offering fans great value and variety while maintaining a reasonable ticket price point,” Price added.
People attending are too expect many many varieties of food on site.
What were some of things celebration coordinator Jason Price adapted after a year ago’s first trip? For one they needed to escape from the warmth, which ought to please fans.
“We are in November this year, not August,” Price laughs. Houstonians are partial to whining about music celebrations being held in the warmth of summer – see June’s Free Press Summer Fest – so Price chose to move his occasion back a couple of months. The fest’s November space, just before the Thanksgiving occasion, likewise exploits those back nearby seeing gang.
The HWF Art Experience, which coordinators say will showcase more than 150 nearby craftsmen, will likewise make a big appearance this year.
Where does Whatever Fest fit in the constantly growing Texas music celebration universe?
“We’re just trying to be us and we’re not trying to be anybody else. I think the mix of music and comedy, and adding the element of art this year makes us unique,” Price says