Texas Heritage Music Day celebrating 30 years on Sept. 29

Lloyd Maines, left, and Terri Hendrix will cap Texas Heritage Music Day with free concert in the CCAC Ballrooms at Schreiner University.

Many aspects of Texas history, culture and song will be celebrated during the 30th annual Texas Heritage Music Day on Friday, Sept. 29.

During the morning, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., a wide sampling of Texas music and culture will be exhibited in and around the Robbins-Lewis Pavilion, off the Park Street entrance to Schreiner University.

The musical portion will include gospel music, a Hispanic heritage tribute, and a salute to Jimmie Rodgers. Among those performing will be Stephanie Urbina Jones, Jon Hogan and Maria Moss, Madison Livingston, Shana Martin, Bill and Mary Muse, poet Thom Moon, and Terry Theis with his Czech accordion.

Doug Baum and the Camel Corps and trick roper Kevin Fitzpatrick will be among those highlighting Texas history and culture.

In the evening, Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines will give a free concert starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center ballrooms sponsored by HEB. Texas Public Radio will host a reception prior to the concert.

All events are free to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Kathleen Hudson, Texas Heritage Music Foundation executive director, at 792-1945 or email kat@texasheritagemusic.org, or visit www.texasheritagemusic.org.

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