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Faster Horses taking precautions precautions for extreme heat

Faster Horses this weekend
Posted at 7:20 PM, Jul 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-19 19:29:02-04

BROOKLYN, Mich. — The first day of Faster Horses kicked off on Friday despite the extreme heat, but festival staff and concert goers are taking precautions for one of the hottest Faster Horses yet.

As heat indexes near the triple digits, some concert goers at the Michigan International Speedway (MIS) are concerned about getting over heated.

"It's definitely humid. I'll be hydrating," Emily Anderson, a concert goer, said.

For Amanda Moore, who has worked at Faster Horses for years, she feels safe with the many hydration accommodations the festival provides.

"They have people always looking around for dehydration and keeping an eye out," Moore said.

There will be a first-aid tent available all weekend long. Free water will be provided throughout MIS many say they will take full advantage of.

"Oh I'll be hydrating in between my alcohol beverages," Anderson said.

"One bottle for in between drinks right?" Moore said.

Police will also be on sight for security and safety precautions.

"They always do a good job. They will be there for whatever we need always."

Saturday is supposed to be even hotter, but Faster Horses staff says they are ready to keep an eye out on attendees for any signs of heat illness.

Hitting the main stage on Saturday will be Dee Jay Silver between sets, Danielle Bradbery at 2:35 p.m., Mitchell Tenpenny 3:30 p.m., Morgan Evans 4:45 p.m., Randy Houser at 6:15 p.m., Old Dominion 7:55p.m., Toby Keith 9:45 p.m.

On Sunday, performing on the main stage will be Dee Jay Silver will be between sets, Cassadee Pope at 2:25p.m., Michael Ray at 3:20p.m., Dylan Scott at 4:35p.m., Kip Moore at 5:55p.m., Brothers Osborne at 7:35p.m. and the Zac Brown Band at 9:25 p.m.

For a full list of the events, you can visit their website.

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