The heavy rains that have blanketed the Houston area the past 48 hours have forced the postponement of tomorrow's Untapped festival due to the conditions at Discovery Green. According to the festival's Facebook page, the makeup date is October 11. Untapped released this statement a few minutes ago:
Due to the stormy weather in Houston, your friends at Untapped Festival have pulled some strings, asked some favors and worked magic all morning to reschedule for a better date. Incredibly, we've confirmed ALL the breweries, our headliners & most of the lineup for the new date of Oct. 11th.
The new date for Untapped Houston will be Saturday, October 11, 2014. The festival is pleased to announce that the two headliners, Toadies and Robert Ellis, as well as The Bright Light Social Hour, Owen Pallett, The Suffers, Featherface and BLSHS have already confirmed the new date.
Of course, the festival will still include the same expertly curated selection of 200-plus beers from more than 65 breweries pouring their quality sips.
Any outdoor event is ultimately at the mercy of the weather. Untapped is committed to delivering the highest quality experience and that's why the event was rescheduled.
For questions, please connect with us on social media. We are standing by to answer any and all concerns within 24 to 48 hours.
According to the National Weather Service, most places in the Houston area have sustained between half an inch and two inches of rain since Thursday night, and as many as five or six in some areas. The area has been under flash-flood watches or warnings during most of that time. The forecast calls for a 90 percent chance of rain throughout the overnight hours of Saturday, and letting up sometime after sunrise.
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