The new venue is big so big it gave the appearance that there was not many people there. There was 600 less people than last year. A total of 70 venders of merchandise and 7 food venders.
I have only one complaint about the weekend and that is if your going to post a time when the gate opens then open it at that time. I dont know what the reason was that the gate did not open till 6pm. with darkstar opening at 8 it was a rush to get camp set up in time for the show. None of the reasons from the poor guy manning the gate made much sense with all the people giving him shit about not being able to set up there camps. It was like no one knew what they had to do or what gate they needed to line up for. there was 8 gates around the place and only one was open for venders to get through.
It was so frustrating i told the guy at the gate that if they didnt open the gate in 10 minutes i was selling my ticket and heading home. well it opened 15 minutes later and im glad i didnt head home but it was damn close.
All of the Bands gave great performances however for whatever reason on friday night the sound mix for J.K.band was the worst ive heard in like ever,there was non stop crackling in the system that drove me nuts. So they switched out the mixer for new riders and it was better. And jk played half the night with new riders so that was a plus.
I cant say one band stuck out as a stellar performance but it was across the board good to great music all weekend long.
Im going to be the first to start the rumor that Furthur will be playing there next year for 2 days. Certainly big enough venue and no complaints from the town and the music went on till 4:30 in the morning and past. 0 arrests 1 women left in ambulance like 2:30 in the morning sunday
The 105.00 to get in was well worth the music heard along with camping included. The 50 cent showers were out of my budget although it included hot water.
See you all next year.