City of Pharr Announces Musical Acts and Headliner for HubPhest

Pharr Community Events Director Gary Rodriguez, Pharr Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D., and JoJo from KTEX

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Pharr, TX –  At a press conference held this afternoon at Pharr City Hall and streamed live on the City of Pharr’s Facebook page, this afternoon, Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D., together with local radio personality JoJo from KTEX, announced the lineup for this year’s Pharr HubPhest, Pharr’s annual flagship festival. View the Facebook Live video here. <>

HubPhest will take place in downtown Pharr on Saturday, April 7, 2018, and is FREE for all attendees before 5 pm, and only $5 admission after 5 pm.

HubPhest is a family-friendly festival of fun and entertainment. Features this year include an IBCA-sanctioned Barbecue Cookoff, food booths, a carnival, petting zoo, birds of prey, kid fish, dock dogs, and much, much more!

“We are excited to announce that this year’s HubPhest will once again be a celebration of our unique cross-cultural heritage that spans borders, cultures, and languages,” said Mayor Hernandez. “This year’s festival will celebrate our and our Tejano Country roots, and we are proud to announce our musical entertainment lineup and headlining act,” he continued. “We encourage everyone to bring your family, your friends, your lawn chairs, and join us on Saturday, April 7 for HubPhest!”

This year’s HubPhest lineup features musical performances by Drew & the Dancehall Dreamers, Arroyo Band, Bo Garza, Texas Dezire, and Little Joe y La Familia. City officials and sponsors are excited to announce that country music star Easton Corbin will be this year’s HubPhest headliner.

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With two No. 1 singles, multiple awards and nominations, plus performances on some of the biggest stages in the world, Mercury Nashville’s Easton Corbin has made a lasting impression on the country music landscape. He is lauded for his traditional country sound, authentic lyrics, and mastery of understatement. His self-titled debut album released in 2010 and spawned back-to-back hits “A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It;” making him the first country male artist in 17 years to have his first two consecutive singles reach No. 1. Corbin spent 2016 on one of the biggest tours in country music -Carrie Underwood’s The Storyteller Tour. He is currently working on his fourth album.

The entire Rio Grande Valley community is invited to join the City of Pharr for HubPhest on Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Downtown Pharr. Entree into the festival is $5 after 5 pm.