We unfortunately missed the first two nights of the festivities (Dallas had a busy week with the likes of Kanye West and James Blake gracing the city), however the third day was a phenomenal event in and of itself. With the likes of Andrew WK, Erykah Badu, OT Genasis, Pete Yorn, and Rae Sremmurd carrying the torch on the final leg of the festival, there’s really no wonder as to why the grounds of Denton Square was packed with eager students, and even the Denton locals as well.
The rain didn’t deter the festival in even the slightest bit. After waiting about 30 minutes or so for the showers to subside, the moment Best Coast took the stage, the crowd raged as if nothing had happened, dripping wet and soaked to the bone, ready for more. Rae Sremmurd closed out the night with one of the craziest sets I’ve ever seen them put on to date. Equipped with their flamboyant attire and iconic pineapple, it was definitely a sight to behold, and it sent the party goers into a frenzy.
All in all, the festival didn’t leave much room for improvement: it was exactly what it should have been, and has us eager to see what’s on the plate for next go round. We’re hoping to see big things on the horizon for Oaktopia, as this year’s spectacle received nods of approval from everyone in attendance.
Check out some photos from the event below!