TAMIU's AutMus Fest Brings Concerts, Fun for All Oct. 5
Posted: 8/16/13


Internationally renowned bands will gather in Laredo for the 9th Annual AutMus Fest Saturday, Oct. 5 at Texas A&M International University  (TAMIU). 

As one of the longest standing traditions at TAMIU, AutMus Fest, or the TAMIU Alumni Association’s Autumn Music Festival, takes place on campus grounds, beginning at 4:30 p.m.  It is an exciting opportunity to sample some of the great musical sounds of today’s and tomorrow’s artists while offering food and fun for audiences of all ages.

Headlining this year’s festivities is former Journey lead vocalist  Steve Augeri.  Augeri will be performing all of Journey’s greatest hits.  Other featured bands include the Chris Perez Project, Ruido Anejo featuring Pete Astudillo, Destroyer, a KISS Tribute Band, and The Heroine. Also performing are the winners of the recent “AutMus Got Talent” competition: Stella Lost, Mud River, The Shakedown, DJ Ezco, and Jay D

In addition to the featured artists, the Laredo Wrestling Alliance will host a special performance for attendees. AutMus Fest also boasts a motorcycle contest as well as a mohawk contest. 

AutMus Fest is open to the public and proceeds increase the Association’s  scholarships to TAMIU students while AutMus promotes the regional university of choice for South Texas. 

Pre-sale tickets will be available for $12 online at www.autmusfest.com .  Tickets will be priced higher at the door.  Admission for children 12 and under is free.  Gates open at 4:30 p.m.  Food and beverages will also be located throughout  AutMus  grounds. 

Event sponsors include:

  • TAMIU 
  • The City of Laredo
  • Hal’s Landing
  • Budweiser 
  • Miller Lite
  • Jack in the Box
  • Target
  • La Posada
  • Villarreal & Romero-Attorneys at Law
  • Allstate Insurance
  • KVTV
  • KGNS, CW, & Telemundo                                    
  • US Border Patrol
  • Stitch and Print
  • Laredo Energy Arena
  • Briggs Equipment
  • Enterprise Rent a Car
  • Radiorama P&N Radio and TV Advertising

For information regarding sponsorship opportunities, please contact Yelitza Howard at 956.326.4483. 

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