For North Texas Musicians, State Fair’s Cancellation Is a Sad Note
By Karyna Micaela, July 14, 2020
Below is an excerpt of Dallas Observer’s article “For North Texas Musicians, State Fair’s Cancellation Is a Sad Note” that features Kristy Kruger, Paul Slavens, and SFR operations manager, Courtney Wright:
“For most of us, the cancellation of the State Fair of Texas means being deprived our fix of deep-fried foods, suffering a near heatstroke while waiting in line for rides and making other glorious, expensive memories.
For North Texas musicians scheduled to play the State Fair this year, the news of the cancellation is yet another in a string of lost opportunities since public events began to fold in March — albeit a big one. As big as Texas, one might say.
When the State Fair posted an official announcement to their Facebook page last Tuesday, many fans commented to express their disappointment. Some pointed out the hardship that its food vendors would face. Eater Dallas described the cancellation as a “massive blow to its food purveyors, many of whom make most of their yearly income in those three weeks every fall.”
Read Dallas Observer’s full article HERE.