Real.Texas.Festival. is scheduled for the weekend of April 23-24, 2010. The festival is put on by the City of Mesquite, Mesquite Championship Rodeo and 99.5 The Wolf. This is the festivals fourth year and it keep imporving every year. Last year over 23,000 people attended and they are anticipating 2010 to exceed that number. The Real.Texas.Festival will be held at Rodeo Center.
This family friendly event is a value that cannot be beat! You can purchase tickets through Ticketmaster for $12 or they are $15 at the door. Children 12 and under are FREE! With the purchase of your ticket, you will get admission, free parking, enterance into the Car Show, Evening Preformance of the Mesquite Championship Rodeo, Bar-B-Que Competition and 14 concerts. There is even a class on Bar-B-Que 101 for $60.
The Concerts include Kevin Fowler, Stephanie Fix, Naked Lunch, Granger Smith, Groupo Vida, Ram Herrerra, Mark McKinney, Cross Canadian Ragweed, Sunny Sweeney, Railhead, Zack King Band, Neckties, Shut Down Town, and Chaz Marie Band. You can view samples from each band here and here.
Make plans to attend now and I will see you there!