Pharr, Texas – On Monday, Pharr City Commissioner Bobby Carrillo, together with JoJo from KTEX and Ruben Vela from Super Tejano, announced the lineup for this year’s HUBPhest, which is themed “Country Boots/Tejano Roots.” Pharr’s annual flagship festival, HUBPhest, will take place starting at 2 pm in downtown Pharr on Saturday, April 4, 2020, and is FREE for all attendees before 5 pm, and only $5 admission after 5 pm. All you can ride carnival wristbands will be sold for $5.

“This year’s HUBPhest will once again be a celebration of our city’s unique cross-cultural heritage that spans borders, cultures, and languages,” said Mayor Ambrosio Hernandez, M.D. “We are proud to be celebrating our Tejano Country roots and excited to announce our musical entertainment lineup and headlining acts,” he continued. “Everyone is invited to join us for the festivities, remember to bring your family, your friends, your lawn chairs, and join us on Saturday, April 4 for HUBPhest!”

HUBPhest is a family-friendly festival full of fun and entertainment. Features this year will include an IBCA-sanctioned Barbecue Cookoff, food booths, a carnival, petting zoo, dock dogs, and much, much more!

The HUBPhest lineup will feature musical performances by:

  • GARY HOBBS
  • DAVID LEE GARZA Y LOS MUSICALES
  • BO GARZA
  • STEVE AND HIS BARROOM BUDDIES
  • LAUREN CORZINE
  • DREW & THE DANCEHALL DREAMERS

City officials and HUBPhest sponsors are excited to announce that Pat Green and Michael Ray will be this year’s Headliners.

ABOUT PAT GREEN
After rising through Texas’ college-town and dancehall scene years ago, Green earned himself major-label support in Nashville and became the poster child of Texas music for a whole generation of fans. His list of achievements includes over 2 million albums sold, three Grammy nominations and a sold-out Houston Astrodome. After releasing six albums in eight years, sending singles like “Wave on Wave” and “Let Me” up the charts, touring with powerhouses like Kenny Chesney and Keith Urban he took a three-year recharge. Now, Green is back in his comfort zone and playing by his own rules again. His is new independent album Home is his first set of originals in several years, and directly speaks to the hardcore fans that have been with him since the beginning. Featuring a mature country sound that is both modern and exposes his roots for all to see, his new tunes are full of ringing acoustic guitars, slippery steel and dobro, wailing fiddles and heartfelt, personal lyrics, making Home the return to form many fans have been waiting for.

ABOUT MICHAEL RAY
Florida’s Michael Ray has a resonant voice and a knack for crafting vibrant, upbeat contemporary country-rock. Although he built a strong grassroots fan base in Southern Florida, Ray also gained prominence as the winner of the CW network’s reality television vocal competition The Next: Fame Is at Your Doorstep in 2012, where he was mentored by Big & Rich’s John Rich. Ray was an audience favorite on the show and ultimately took home the top prize. After the show, Ray signed a publishing deal with Warner/Chappell, and in 2014 released the hit single “Kiss You in the Morning.” His full-length major-label debut, Michael Ray, followed in 2015 on Warner Music Nashville. Well-received, the album made it to number four on the Country Albums chart and spawned two more singles with “Real Men Love Jesus” and “Think a Little Less.” Over the next several years, Ray toured extensively before returning to the studio alongside producer Scott Hendricks (Blake Shelton, Brooks & Dunn, Trace Adkins). In 2018, he delivered his sophomore album, Amos, which included the Top 20 country single “Get to You.” Amos debuted at five on Billboard’s Country Albums charts upon its June release.

Everyone is invited to join the City of Pharr for HUBPhest on Saturday, April 4, 2020, in Downtown Pharr. Gates open at 2 pm entrance is FREE until 5 pm. $5 entrance fee after 5 pm. Music, entertainment, and wholesome Pharr Fun for the Whole Family! 

All media and the public are invited to attend. 

DETAILS
WHAT:  Pharr HUB Phestival 2020 
WHEN:  Saturday, April 4, 2020, starting at 2 pm
WHERE: Downtown Pharr (118 S. Cage, Blvd., Pharr, TX 78577) 

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