Dallas Fort Worth Urban Forum

"Kaaboo Texas" festival coming to Arlington

itsjrd1964
Posts: 556
Joined: 28 Jul 2018 07:38

"Kaaboo Texas" festival coming to Arlington

Postby itsjrd1964 » 16 Jan 2019 19:57

On May 10, 11, and 12, a big new multi-stage entertainment festival will be held at AT&T Stadium, with several musicians and comedians. Lots of music acts including Sting, Kid Rock, Little Big Town, Ludacris, Lauryn Hill, Pitbull, Counting Crows, Collective Soul, Black Eyed Peas, Joan Jett, Trombone Shorty, Rick Springfield, Old 97s, The English Beat, X, Los Lonely Boys, and The B-52's, among others. Comics appearing will include Dennis Miller, Brad Garrett, Whitney Cummings, Jim Breuer, and more. Besides the acts, which will be spread over 6 different stages, there will be a pool with cabanas, a DJ booth, art showings, a spa, as well as VIP extras at a much extra charge. The festival started in California a few years ago and now tens of thousands attend each year to that one. On top of bringing a Kaaboo festival here, the organizers also plan to do one in the Cayman Islands. This is pretty pricey for the average event-goer ($299 is the minimum 3-day price) but a lot is going on for the money.

https://www.guidelive.com/music/2019/01 ... osts-17500

User avatar
Tivo_Kenevil
Posts: 1285
Joined: 20 Oct 2016 12:24

Re: "Kaaboo Texas" festival coming to Arlington

Postby Tivo_Kenevil » 17 Jan 2019 09:43

Ppl are making fun of this festival on the r/Dallas Sub Reddit. It's quite hilarious.

User avatar
tamtagon
Site Admin
Posts: 1607
Joined: 16 Oct 2016 12:04

Re: "Kaaboo Texas" festival coming to Arlington

Postby tamtagon » 17 Jan 2019 10:12

Some big names from the past! Maybe the new operators of Fair Park will improve on staging these annual events in North Texas by use the three day music festival as an anchor weekend for the (hopefully) inevitable three weeks in April/May Spring Fair.

DPatel304
Posts: 1410
Joined: 19 Oct 2016 18:49
Location: Turtle Creek

Re: "Kaaboo Texas" festival coming to Arlington

Postby DPatel304 » 17 Jan 2019 10:27

Not a bad line-up, but way too over-priced, and I'm not a fan of the Cowboys stadium as a venue. Like tamtagon said, a lot of big names from the past, so perhaps they are going for an older crowd. It would explain the venue and the price, as I guess you're paying for a much more convenient and comfortable 'music festival' experience.

User avatar
The_Overdog
Posts: 404
Joined: 21 Oct 2016 14:55

Re: "Kaaboo Texas" festival coming to Arlington

Postby The_Overdog » 18 Jan 2019 11:34

The list of artists is pretty good - the only bad thing is the starting ticket price. The location is so-so, and the max ticket prices are irrelevant in my world.


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests

Login