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Plainview's 2nd Annual Tejano/Conjunot Festival
will be held on Saturday, September 16th

(09/06/17 WBI smw) - The 2nd Annual Tejano/Conjunto Festival will be held on Saturday, September 16th at Running Water Draw Regional Park (Kidsville) in Plainview. The family-friendly festival will begin at noon, last until 11:00 p.m. and is open to the public free of charge.

Bands participating in the festival include Sin Igual, Grupo Libre, Infinito, Grupo Acero, Ballet Folkloric San Jose, Monica y Grupo Mezcal, Los Arcos Hnos. Pena and Missy Garcia.

"I am so excited to have such a great group of bands joining us for the festival," said Dora Sifuentes Sanchez, event organizer. "As a fan of Tejano and Conjunto music, I am glad we can share this with people who are already fans and introduce it to people who aren't familiar with the music." Local MC/DJ for the event will be Plainview's own Dimas Garcia and sound will be provided by Robert Garza, also of Plainview.

In addition to live music, the event will also feature vendors selling food and other items, raffles, volleyball tournament and bounce houses for the kids.

"We want the whole community to enjoy this event," said Sanchez. "Not only will there be great music, but there will also be lots of fun things and good food for everyone to enjoy."

The event is organized by West Texas Tejano/Conjunto Group and TLL Talent. Local sponsors as of now, include Lupe Ruiz, Los Charros, Old Mexico, Furniture Décor & More, TTL Talent and City of Plainview.

"My main purpose for putting this event together is to bring this and surrounding communities together regardless of race and just enjoy a day of fun and entertainment," says Sanchez.

WTTCG's mission is to unite our tejano/conjunto music lovers across the United States and around the world, by promoting and introducing our music and culture as well as bringing unity to our community and music industry as well as promoting up and coming artists and bring us together with the great sounds of our music regardless of race.

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