Everything you need to know before Fort Worth Music Fest

fort-worth-music-festival-2014This weekend marks the third straight in North Texas with a live music festival. If you missed the debut of Suburbia Fest in Plano or the 5th annual Homegrown Fest in Dallas, the Fort Worth Music Festival is your chance to redeem yourself and properly ring in the summer. Lucinda Williams, Jimmy Eat World and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top headline the fest this Friday and Saturday at Panther Island Pavilion.

Here’s what you need to know:

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Are tickets still available?

Yes, you can purchase a 2-day pass for $40 or a single-day pass for $25. VIP passes are $100 for the weekend and $75 for a single day. VIP packages include a catered meal from Chuy’s, a seated and shaded dining area, premium viewing of stages, private restrooms and a cash bar.

Who’s playing?

Lucinda Williams headlines Friday night at 9:30, with Billy Gibbons, Quaker City Night Hawks and Barefoot at the Belmont alum Ronnie Fauss performing earlier in the day. On Saturday, you can catch Oil Boom, The Fox and the Bird and Quiet Company, each of whom will be at Barefoot later this summer, before watching Jimmy Eat World close out the festSee the full lineup and schedule below.

What else will be there?

Food trucks will be onsite along with brews from Rahr & Sons and Shiner.

Where can I park?

Parking will be available for $5 at 395 Purcey Street. Uber Dallas also is offering a $20 discount for first-time riders who use the code FWMUSIC.

What should I bring?

Bring a blanket or collapsible chairs for seating and an unframed backpack to hold a camera (no DSLRs). Pets (except service dogs), outside food and drink, glass containers and non-collapsible chairs are not allowed.

More info: http://www.fwfest.com/