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2007, March, South Texas Traveler Magazine

2007, March, South Texas Traveler Magazine

Salsa Festival March 31

Salsa Festival March 31

Salsa Festival March 31

 

            LOOKING FOR A LITTLE SPICY FUN? The 8th annual Salsa Festival will be held in downtown Three Rivers on Saturday, March 31 on the city square.

            Featuring a fantastic line-up of south Texas entertainment and a gathering of local salsa chefs vying for the title of “Salsa Champion”, the event is an area favorite. Entertainment on the Tejano stage will begin at 10:00 a.m. with a salute to the troops featuring gospel and patriotic singer Linda Couk. Other entertainment on this stage will include Remission, Mariachi L, Grupo Fusion, Elvis impersonator Henry Vasquez, Jr., Ruben Salazar & Patron, and DJ Kane and his band.

            Entertainment on the country/western stage will begin with the Chris Rybak show at 10:30 a.m. Around 11:30 the Brush Country Music Jamboree Band will take the stage and perform until around 5 p.m. Joe Nixon, Ricky Turpin and Bonnie Riley will play triple fiddles all afternoon. Other guest performers will be Billy Mata of San Antonio; Peter Kane, also of San Antonio; the Bailey Family of Victoria; Sally Cowen of Welfare; Daniel and Carter Hindes of Pleasanton; 11-yeear old Emily Feist of George West; Joe Malik of Three Rivers; the Sterling Barbershop Quartet of San Antonio; and comedienne Charlotte “Buelah Mae” Maples of Aqua Dulce.

            Other activities include vendor booths, children´s rides and games, salsa tasting and judging. The competition boasts a grand prize of $ 1000!

            Don´t miss the Valero Corner Store “Hotter than Salsa” Bike Ride, a grand bicycle tour of the beautiful Choke Canyon Reservoir area.

            There is no admission charge to the event. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information, contact the Three Rivers Chamber of Commerce at 1-800-600-3115.

 

Photo: Chris Rybak, Billy Mata

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