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Fair Park

DPatel304
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Re: Fair Park

Postby DPatel304 » 06 Feb 2020 12:48

Wow, Spectra seems to be doing a pretty good job so far. I'm also surprised to see BTS performing there, as they could have likely gone to AT&T and sold out that arena.

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tamtagon
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Re: Fair Park

Postby tamtagon » 06 Feb 2020 13:06

I've always preferred open air stadium concerts.

cowboyeagle05
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Re: Fair Park

Postby cowboyeagle05 » 13 Feb 2020 14:15

I just hope that Spectra is able to provide a fan experience that makes it a worthy competitor. I know the Cotton Bowl isn't AT&T stadium but if fans feel like they are having fun it doesn't matter if Jerry Jones's private Art collection is on the wall.

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Re: Fair Park

Postby lakewoodhobo » 19 Feb 2020 10:52

They need to take the Winter Classic model of providing a genuine fairground experience and apply it to all their events that attract 75,000+ people, especially Pride. Maybe next year Spectra can attract a big enough concert to perform the Saturday before the parade and keep the Midway open all day Saturday and Sunday. Fair Park becomes "Pride Park" for one weekend. That's the only way I can see a path to attracting half a million visitors to this event.


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