Cinco De Mayo concerts planned for two days, two locations

Cinco De Mayo concerts planned for two days, two locations

Cinco De Mayo concerts planned for two days, two locations

Cinco De Mayo concerts planned for two days, two locations

Cinco de Mayo, where the Mexicans’ victory over the French in 1862, celebrates the Battle of Puebla, arrive, lots of live music in Lubbock.

This year is no exception, although separate promoters to organize their concerts in two places.

One is an all day outdoor event Saturday at the Panhandle-South Plains Fairgrounds.

The second two-day affair in and outside the Fiesta Center, 1902 E. Fourth St., Saturday, May 6

The winners are fans of the many types of Spanish music, with about 18 Tex-Mex, Tejano, Norteno and several recording acts.

Cinco De Mayo concerts planned for two days, two locations

With respect to history, the Battle of Puebla took place east of Mexico City on 5 May 1862. The French army was larger, better equipped, better trained and march to Mexico City to collect the war debt.

But against all odds, logic and predictions that Mexicans in Puebla stand against God, and was, at least for the day, victorious.

Mexico finally succumbed to the French domination, but the Mexican victory at Puebla was noted north of the border, as well.

U.S. President Abraham Lincoln and Mexican President Benito Juarez was both by the French in an attempt to stop an empire in North America to maintain.

Lubbock radio station KXTQ-FM (Magic 93.7) organizes Saturday event at the Panhandle-South Plains Fairgrounds.