Fifth Annual East End Street Fest Expected to Bring National and Regional Music Artists to Houston’s Birthplace

Style Magazine Newswire | 8/31/2016, 11:14 a.m.
The Navigation Esplanade will once again showcase the East End Street Fest to be held October 15th, 2016 from 12:00pm ...
Big crowds expected again at this year's East End Street Fest

Houston, TX August 24—The Navigation Esplanade will once again showcase the East End Street Fest to be held October 15th, 2016 from 12:00pm to 10:00pm. The Houston East End Chamber of Commerce, the event organizer, is expecting to reach record attendance of 10,000 festival and music lovers from the Houston area.

The music lineup includes national, regional and local music artists such as the psychedelic music band from California, Chicano Batman and the Tejano and bachata rising star, AJ Castillo. Other rock, Tejano, cumbia, electronic and indie music artists include La Diferenzia and their legendary Tejano style, El Dusty with his revolutionary cumbia-electronic music and Rolling Stone’s top new artist for 2015 Xavier BLK with his high energy underground party music and many other local music artists. The fest will open with the performance of the Sam Houston and the East End Academy High Marching band and will feature a wide variety of artistic performances by Danza Azteca Taxcayolotl, Freneticore and many more through-out the day.

This year, the East End Street Fest will also feature educational panels and workshops heavily focused on the future of the entertainment industry and how to further careers in the arts. The educational activities will take place at the Talento Bilingue Houston.

The East End Street Fest offers something for every family member. Tourists will enjoy four street blocks of beautiful artwork on the Navigation Esplanade. Foodies will be delighted to taste local traditional foods from over 50 food booths including a beer garden from local breweries. Kids will have a blast at the Kiddie Corner with plenty of features for their entertainment. Music lovers can dance and enjoy a variety of performers in a cool October afternoon.

The East End Street Fest will offer free parking. Admission is FREE for kids 12 and under. Adults can purchase their tickets for $10.00 online($12 at the gate). The location is the East End Esplanade at 2600 Navigation. The time is 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm. For volunteer, vendor or sponsorship opportunities visit http://www.eastendstreetfest.com or call, 713.926.3305. Some of the event proceeds will benefit the Houston Firefighters Association.

About the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce: For more than 22 years the Houston East End Chamber of Commerce has provided support for its business partners. It has worked to make sure the East End is even better for future generations. With the support of its members in 2012 it provided $34,000 in scholarships to graduating students. It is the go to place for breaking news of all the redevelopment opportunities for the private and public sector. The Houston East End Chamber of Commerce is ranked as one of the largest by the Houston Business Journal.