All Things Streetfest: Detours, Blogs, and Info You Might Have Missed
El Paso’s biggest summer street party is here! We’ve been talking about the Downtown Street Festival on the radio and blogging about it on the website all week. But in case you missed a blog post or two, or you’re looking for the who/what/where, I’ve taken it upon myself to hit you up with the links in one convenient location.
Ten Bus Routes Detour for 2012 Downtown Street Festival – Throwing a huge street party in the middle of downtown requires a few street closures and detours. Monika posted the 411 on the bus routes affected by the Downtown Street Festival as well as the four streets that will be closed off to traffic completely.
Top Ten Most Awesome Things About St. Fest! – There are many reasons why you should be downtown this weekend. Monika has 10 of them. Check out her list of why the El Paso Downtown Street Festival, quote, “freakin rocks!” Yes, the massive turkey legs they sell there is on the list.
Kansas at Streetfest Saturday – The Story Behind ‘Dust in the Wind’ – Kansas headlines the fest Saturday night. Their uncharacteristic ballad “Dust in the Wind” has become the band’s biggest selling and highest charting song. But that almost didn’t happen. This blog post recounts the story.
Blue Oyster Cult at Streetfest Saturday – The Story Behind ‘(Don’t Fear) the Reaper’ – From the day the song hit the airwaves, many have believed it to be about a murder-suicdie pact. So is it?
Do The ‘Elaine’ At The Silent DJ At Streetfest 2012! [VIDEO] – One of the attractions this year is the Silent DJ area. It’s too cool. You can’t hear what the DJ is mixing unless you put on a pair of headphones. But once you do, you won’t be able to stop yourself from dancing! Even if your dancing skills are on the level of the ‘Elaine’ dance on the old “Seinfeld” TV show. Tricia describes the dance and adds the video in this post.
Streetfest 2012 – This link takes you to all the info you need to know. From which food vendors are on what street to what bands are playing which stage on either night.