Gone

Free Press Summer Fest is No More

Pegstar announced the In Bloom Music Festival for March 2018, a replacement to the sweaty, rainy mudbowl that is FPSF.

11/30/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Tune In

These Are the Five Must-See Acts at Free Press Summer Fest 2017

From Lone Star lady Solange to Scottish band Frightened Rabbit, FPSF brings the heat June 3–4.

02/15/2017 By Emily Juhasz

The Show Must Go On

Free Press Summer Fest Shines in the Rain

Houston's rainy weather forced FPSF to move to NRG Park once again this year, but that didn't dampen any of the festival's spirit.

06/07/2016 Photography by Todd Spoth

2015 Concerts In Review

Is Houston Becoming A New Music Capital?

Our fair city keeps making its case with dynamic shows and eclectic artists.

01/20/2016 By Mohammed Zain

Day For Night

We Own The Nights

Houston's newest music fest, Day For Night, lights up Silver Street Studios with supersonic sounds and a mountain of high tech visual art.

12/25/2015 Photography by William Geoffrey Wood

Upcoming Events

Immerse Yourself in the Day For Night Festival

Free Press Summer Fest’s new cold-weather counterpart spares Houstonians the burn.

11/29/2015 By Nick Esquer

Music News

A Tale of Two Venues

Houston’s live music scene grows with White Oak Music Hall, revamped Fitzgerald’s

08/14/2015 By Jenae Sitzes

Free Press Summer Fest

FPSF Brought the Heat to Houston Stages

Hometown love made this year's FPSF the best yet.

06/09/2015 By Kayla Stewart

Free Press Summer Fest

A Hot and Sweaty Chat with The Suffers

Houston's beloved soul band talks hometown love and life on the road.

06/08/2015 Edited by Nick Esquer

Festival Fashion

Crochet, Crossbodys and Chuck Taylors: What to Wear at FPSF

Say good-bye to muddy hills this year and hello to stylish festival fashion that won't be ruined by Monday.

06/03/2015 By Julia Davila

news

Backlash Grows Against R. Kelly's Free Press Appearance

Festival organizer Omar Afra will meet tonight with a group outraged by his invitation of the accused pedophile.

03/02/2015 By Michael Hardy

news

Free Press Summer Fest Announces Lineup

Headliners include Skrillex, R. Kelly, Weezer, The Decemberists, and Belle and Sebastian

02/25/2015 With Michael Hardy, Sarah Rufca Nielsen, Lucy Spicer, Maggie Berardo, Jared Monmouth, and Yasmine Saqer

festival

Slideshow: Free Press Summer Fest

The good, the bad, and the muddy from FPSF 2014

06/02/2014 Photography by Dan Joyce

#FPSF

Five Scenes from Summer Fest

The Summer Fest moments we'll never forget, for better or worse

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Dan Joyce

Slideshow

Slideshow: Free Press Summer Fest

The good, the bad, and the muddy from FPSF 2014

06/02/2014

picks

The Top Five Summer Fest Bands: Day 2

No time for sleeping in on Sunday—grab brunch and head back out to Buffalo Bayou for another full day of music, including our top under-the-radar picks.

05/30/2014 By Dean Davis

Style Guide

What to Wear There: Free Press Summer Fest

Fest fashion doesn't have to fail just because the weather might.

05/30/2014 By Katie McNew

Picks

The Top Five Summer Fest Bands: Day 1

Forget Jack White and Lauryn Hill. Here are the best under-the-radar bands you should be watching on Saturday.

05/29/2014 By Dean Davis

picks

Top Things To Do This Weekend: May 30–June 1

Where to go, who to see, and what to do

05/28/2014 By Michael Hardy

#FPSF

Before Free Press Summer Fest, a Local Band Reflects

As Free Press Summer Fest surges in popularity, a local band ponders its future.

04/30/2014 By Dean Davis