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F1 Fan Fest Q&A: Public Enemy’s Chuck D
“Musically, we weren’t born into rap. We were born into black music ...”
"...Street as his hard rap legacy Public Enemy headlines F1 Fan Fest on Saturday, the all-time MC hopped on..."

Oct. 22, 2015 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

Playback: Fan Fest Upgrades
Fan Fest finally books locally; Housecore Horror co-founder Corey Mitchell dies
"...International racing fans are pulling into Austin for the third annual Formula..."

Oct. 31, 2014 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

COTA Fan Fest: F1 off the Tracks
4 reasons to go to COTA Fan Fest
"...This weekend 235,000 racing fans from around world will pack the stands of Circuit..."

Oct. 21, 2015 Chron Events Post by Tamar Price

Trackside at F1
Big crowds and small lines for day one of the US Grand Prix
"...game weekend, but just to be safe, the city/county F1 Joint Information Center is recommending that the people taking..."

Nov. 17, 2012 Sports Post by Richard Whittaker

F1 Event, Vendor Permit Deadlines Close, City Warns
With race four weeks away, city updates on road closures
"...big planned events: Experience Austin around the Capitol, and Fan Fest around West Fourth. They'll be the biggest outdoor..."

Oct. 19, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Fans Declare F1 a Success
Some Downtown venues profited more than others
"...unexpected victory over championship leader Sebastian Vettel. That excited fans, who packed the stands and the raised general admission..."

Nov. 23, 2012 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Playback: John Wesley Coleman's Greatest Hits
A Golden Boy gathers his Greatest Hits, there's hope for Hole in the Wall, and F1 Fan Fest contracts, yet expands locally.
"...Azarian and Jeff Johnston play. Changing the Formula at F1 Fan Fest..."

Oct. 23, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Playback: Hip-Hop at Home With the Armadillo
Weird City Hip-Hop takes another strike, but Austin City Limits hits a home run in landing Kendrick Lamar taping
"...Weird City Hip-Hop Fest can't catch a break. Saturday's unrelenting rains washed out..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Hip-Hop Now Sucks?
What does that even mean?
"...Public Enemy No. 1, Chuck D, told me something..."

Feb. 9, 2016 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

The Night Before Formula One
November 15, 2012. 14 Photos
"...Hurried preparations continue at Fan Fest, the downtown celebrations for the United States Grand..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Photo Gallery

Playback: The New Face of Austin Music Festivals
Taking stock of Austin’s festival landscape a week after the conclusion of ACL Fest
"...Great Lawn after hosting its second weekend of ACL Fest, the homegrown Austin concert promotions empire prepares to move..."

Oct. 20, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

City of Austin "Major Events" Roster
The city lists over 400 days’ worth of events from the Commitment Day 5K on Jan. 1 to the New Year’s Celebration on Dec. 31. The full list is posted here.
"...every weekend of the year – ranging from ACL Fest to the Zman Challenge, from the Commitment Day 5K..."

July 12, 2013 News Feature

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
If only you could take a magic carpet ride
"...By Complimentary Shuttle: There'll be two pickup points: the..."

Nov. 16, 2012 Features Feature by Richard Whittaker

Public Notice: Maybe It's Time for Formula Two
Might Bobby Epstein and COTA be starting an F1 reform movement?
"...executive and cave troll Bernie Eccle­stone. Weaver writes that "F1 has had no coherent leadership in the past year..."

Oct. 31, 2014 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Formula One: Day Zero
November 15, 2012. 11 Photos
"...as workers start constructing the stages and tents for Fan Fest, the Downtown festival celebrating the inaugural United States..."

Nov. 15, 2012 Photo Gallery

A Formulated Frenzy
A backstage look at the Saturday night of Formula One Fan Fest
"...1 and I was smack in the middle of Fan Fest dealing with chaos; pure, tightly controlled, chaos...."

Nov. 23, 2012 Food Post by Carly Yansak

Top 10 Blogs of the Year
Ricky Williams, CenTex barbecue, ACL vs. FFF, and more
"...for us, but also contributed a very popular weekly fantasy football and football news column, "The NFL Beat." In..."

Jan. 9, 2013 News Post by Mark Fagan

Off the Record
Celebrating Independence Day with Wild America and Willie Nelson's Fourth of July Picnic
"...opened for Ozzy Osbourne last weekend at the iTunes Festival at Roundhouse in London, with the live set available..."

July 9, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

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