Sat 8 Aug – Free Press Summer Fest
I arrived around 2:30 on Saturday to pick up my will call tickets. The line for will call was around the block; I think we waited 30 minutes in that stupid line until a man came out saying, "If you have printed confirmation, just go inside." It was a good idea at the time, but I didn't get my 2-day pass wrist band and had to wait in the same line (albeit a shorter version) the next day.
Since I missed Fat Tony
while waiting in line, I mostly milled around until Octopus Project
. The free Vitamin Water was a nice touch, although free real water would have been better. Come on, people. It's 100+ degrees in Houston this time of year. The least you can do is give out free water, which was advertised but never followed through.
Another complaint I have is the food/drink tickets. The line for those was longer than the actual food lines. Also, $2 and $5 options made it confusing. I had too many $2 ones, which were only good for water and soda. …