8th Annual AutMus Fest Rocks Saturday at TAMIU
Posted: 9/27/12

8th Annual AutMus Fest
Rocks Saturday at TAMIU

AutMus logoAre you ready to rock this weekend?

One of the largest outdoor musical festivals along the US-Mexico border, AutMus Fest, takes place Saturday, Oct. 6 at Texas A&M International University.

Now in its 8th year, AutMus Fest has drawn over 10,000 attendees with proceeds supporting student scholarships at TAMIU.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with performances beginning at 5 p.m. and continuing through late in the evening.  Bands for AutMus Fest 2012 are Automatic Weekend, Vankuver, Master Blaster Sound System, Dean Seltzer, The Romantics and P.O.D.  Band profiles are available at autmusfest.com/bands

Adding to the fun will be special performances from 5-8 p.m. by the Laredo Wrestling Alliance and great food, arts and crafts.

Children under 12 accompanied by an adult get in free.  Pre-sale tickets are $15 and are available at TDK, Allstate Insurance, Starbucks at TAMIU, TAMIU Bookstore, Select Danny’s Restaurants, and online at www.autmusfest.com/tickets/.  Tickets are higher at the gate. 

Entry is general admission and limited seating is available on a first come-first served basis.  Personal chairs and blankets are welcome.  For an Event FAQ providing event information, please visit autmustfest.com/info/faqs.html

Parking on campus will be free.  Only service animals are allowed on campus.

Event sponsors are TAMIU, City of Laredo, HEB, Jack in the Box, Miller Lite, Budweiser, Allstate, Time Warner Cable, KGNS, CW, and Telemundo, IBC Bank, R Communications, La Posada, and Zertuche Construction.

Out of town visitors can review event lodging opportunities at autmusfest.com/info/visitors.html

For updates and all things AutMus, follow AutMus Fest on Facebook, MySpace, and Twitter.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu