Each year Fort Worth picks a weekend to have a party in Trinity Park and call it Mayfest. I rode to work Friday and then rode directly to Mayfest. I felt a little funny leaving my bike with loaded panniers, but no one messed with it.
This festival focuses on youth activities- dance studios and such. It gives them a chance to show the public what they do.
This was a gymnastics trampoline demo by a professional group
Plenty of stuff for kids to do
And there was classic midway fare
I like their slogans:
The reason I went, though, was to see a band called Fish Fry Bingo play. I know one or two of the guys in the band, and they have fun with their music. I would describe their style as Urban Bluegrass. They do bluegrass, bluegrass interpretations of classic rock songs, and something called "hill-hop" (hillbilly hip-hop). It's amazing what kind of sounds you can get by scratching a washboard and amplifying it through a wa-wa pedal. Here's their interpretation of the Rolling Stones' "Honky Tonk Woman":