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Late Summer features Latino music, festivals in NW Ohio—also, the popular Jeep Fest


By La Prensa Staff

 

August 3, 22021: There are plenty of Latino sounds across Northwest Ohio for families to enjoy through Labor Day weekend and beyond. But La Prensa urges visitors to follow the pandemic/COVID guidelines of the CDC as it relates to the use of masks and vaccinations if attending any public event.

 

• The Ss. Peter and Paul parish festival features the return of the popular Houston, Texas-based, all-sister band, Las Fénix Friday, Aug. 6 through Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021. There will be DJ music, food vendors, and kids games all three days. Admission is $5 on Friday, 5 p.m. to midnight. The featured band will be Los Aztecas. The festival runs 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday with admission at $10 and Los Hermanos Villegas and Las Fénix as the main stage performers, along with El Corazón de Mexico Ballet Folklorico. Sunday runs 2 to 11 p.m., with a $5 admission and performances from Los Fabüelo and Grupo Illusion.

 

Toledo Jeep Fest begins Friday, August 6, with ProMedica’s Promenade Concert. Country singer Josh Turner, the headliner; tickets for the concert start at $15. The annual All Jeep Parade in downtown Toledo, is Saturday, August 7, 2021, starting at 8:00AM.. Celebrate with Jeep and its 80-year anniversary!  

 

As a new feature at the Stranahan Theater – Outdoor, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo, the Midwest Tejano y Mexicano Festival Friday, Aug. 27 to 29 displays a lineup of artists, including Toledo’s own Yvonne y Fuego, Los Sementales de Nuevo León, Grupo Obzesión, DJ Kane y Su Grupo, Reto Norteño Band, Grupo Motivo, Tejano Sound Band, Los Aztecas, Grupo Dezeo, Tropical Del Bravo, Jacob Estrada, Michael Salgado, Los Tiranos del Norte, Los Hermanos Villegas, Bad Boys, Eliseo Robles y Su Voz de Oro, and Joe López.

Gates open at 5 p.m. Friday with an $18 general admission. Gates open at 2 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday. General admission passes are $58 each day. A three-day pass is $99. Tickets can be purchased online in advance at https://musicatix.com.

 

Grito Fest is also back at Latins United, 706 S. St. Clair St., 3 to 11 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 4. The street festival will feature music, dancing, food, beverages, contests, and a performance by El Corazón de Mexico Ballet Folklorico. The annual festival benefits the dance troupe and helps individual members defray costs for costumes, travel, and other expenses.

 

La Familia Mancha Entertainment has lined up three tejano/norteño bands at Stacy’s Place, 625 Plaza Dr., Fostoria, Ohio on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021: The South Texas Homies, Toledo-based Grupo Dezeo, and Los Hermanos Villegas A block of specially-priced hotel rooms also has been reserved for concert patrons at the Best Western in Fostoria.

 

 

 

 
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