Festival PEOPLE en Español Hits the Alamo City
Festival PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL Presented by Target, an event celebrating Hispanic entertainment, culture and community, announces Olga Tañon is joining the line-up of musical talent performing in San Antonio on Sept. 1 – 2, at the Alamodome. Tañon, a merengue and Latin pop artist, is a five-time GRAMMY Award winner.
Luis Miguel, the Warner Music artist and five-time GRAMMY Award winner, will headline an evening performance on Sunday, Sept. 2.
Festival PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL will deliver two of the most dynamic nights in Latino music with its wide array of artists and musical genres. Previously announced concert performances at the two-day Festival PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL include: Daddy Yankee, Prince Royce, Tito “El Bambino,” Larry Hernandez, 3Ball MTY, and Banda Los Recoditos.
The diverse musical acts represent the variety popular Hispanic music including Latin Pop, Reggaeton, regional Mexican and Tribal Guarachero, club music inspired by regional folk songs and house music from Northern Mexico.
Tons of Free Events
In addition to the mega-wattage of two nights of music performances, Festival PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL becomes a destination with free, open to the public daytime activities at The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. From 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Sept. 1 – 2, Festival PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL will offer visitors the opportunity to catch Q&A sessions with celebrities including Mexican singer Priscilla Ángel, Mexican actress Maite Perroni, Venezuelan actress and model Gaby Espino, Mexican actor David Zepeda, and more.
Fans can participate in celebrity meet and greets and catch free musical performances—all while celebrating the best of Latino culture and community. On site at the daytime Festival PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL, visitors will have the opportunity to hear tips from leading industry experts on topics ranging from fashion to health and wellness, and enjoy appearances by PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL columnists Maria Marin (author), Jose Fernandez (fitness expert), and Jeanette Torres (family expert). The daytime sessions will also feature a special tribute to Selena, the late singer known as “the Queen of Tejano music,” with an exclusive Q&A with her family and a special performance by AB Quintanilla & Kumbia Kings/AllStarz.
The presenting sponsor for Festival PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL 2012 is Target. Major sponsors include State Farm, HBO Latino, Utilisima and the City of San Antonio.
Tickets and Info
Special 2-day ticket packages are on-sale now through Ticketmaster. These value packages include discounted ticket prices for the two-nights of musical performances, as well as a subscription to PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL. For more information including VIP package deals, travel and tickets to Festival PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL, visit www.peopleenespanol.com/festival. Follow us on Twitter– @PeopleEnEspañol and #FestivalPeople– and become a fan on Facebook www.facebook.com/peopleenespanol.