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Dallas has many festivals and events year-round but most require with some sort of fee - and let's face it, having the money for every event isn't always easy. Luckily, Dallas Fest is coming to the west end on May 4 and it is totally free. 

The festival sets to showcase the talent of local musicians and artists. Their facebook page states they want to, "highlight some of the best that Dallas has to offer in terms of local made."

The festival already has a line up for musicians performing at the festival. This includes artists who are performing original songs and tribute bands. The line up includes performances by the Wild Frontiers, Jessie Frye and VHX - The Van Halen Experience. The performers are a mix of the festivals original line up as well as some new additions. 

Aside from all the music the festival promises to have plenty of selfie stations and virtual reality games. There will also be food vendors such as YO ranch, Tutta's Pizza and Ellen's Kitchen.  The Festival will fun from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. giving you plenty of time to try everything out. 

The festival is free to enter but you can purchase tickets to the VIP area. The tickets are $99 and include VIP stage front experience, a private bar and three drink tickets good for redemption at concessionaire booths.

On their website, the festival is giving people a chance to win VIP tickets. 

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Not all the vendors and artists have been announced for this year's festival but their Facebook page promises updates soon. 

This is the festival's second year in a row in efforts to bring more attention to the Dallas' west end. 

For more information on the festival, you can check out their website here.