Another music festival is making its debut. The inaugural Texas Music Festival, a cross-genre music extravaganza, is set for August 29-September 1 at Reliant Arena and Eleanor Tinsley Park in Houston. A variety of music will be represented, including blues, jazz, country, gospel, Latin, R&B, cajun/zydeco and Texas tejano. Featured artists include Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, The O’Jays, Buckwheat Zydeco, Dr. Bobby Jones & Choir, David Lee Garza, Intocable, Boney James, Cowboy Troy, Los Lobos, Oleta Adams, Chrisette Michele, Regina Bell and others.
The first day of music will be staged at the Reliant Arena and feature Boney James, Oleta Adams, Phil Perry, Ray Parker Jr., Michael Ward and Pamela Williams. The following three days, the music will move over to three stages at Eleanor Tinsley Park – Bud Light Lime Stage, Gospel Truth Stage and Bayou Stage.
“This is going to be a festival with something for everyone,” said event organizer James Watson in a statement. “The goal was to make The Texas Music Festival something that all people could come out and enjoy and I feel as though we have been able to do that.”
Tickets for the Reliant Arena show are $45-$65. General admission tickets for Eleanor Tinsley Park events are $35 per day if purchased in advance and $50 per day at the door. A three-day general pass is available for $80 and is available online only. Platinum Circle Seating is $100 and available at the Bud Light Lime Stage and Gospel Truth Stage (August 30 only). The pricing includes a special entrance, complimentary parking and a special backstage lounge.