NEW YORK, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FESTIVAL, PEOPLE EN ESPANOL, Presented by Target expands the talent line-up for day and night events at the two-day celebration of Hispanic entertainment, culture and community. Mexican superstar, actress and singer Maite Perroni will kick off the promo tour for her first solo album with a performance at the Alamodome on Saturday, August 31. Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo, Noel Torres, Carla Teresa Mauri, Lucia Navarro and Sebastien De La Cruz join an all-star lineup of day and nighttime talent at Festival. Previously announced acts performing at the Alamodome include Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Fernandez, Demi Lovato, Wisin y Yandel, 3Ball MTY, Frankie J, Kat Dahlia, and more. Set for Labor Day weekend (Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1) in San Antonio, Texas, FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL Presented by Target offers free open-to-the-public daytime activities at The Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, and a mix of live performances each evening at the Alamodome.
"People en Espanol is a part of my life, my story, they are my family. It's the best place to kick off such an important stage of my life, and to share my work and my dream," reveals Maite Perroni.
Produced by the legendary, 19-time Grammy Award-winning, musician and producer, Emilio Estefan, the heavyweight performances at the Alamodome are bolstered by an equally impressive celebrity roster at free and open-to-the-public daytime activities at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. For example, Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo, one of Univision Radio's most popular radio personalities, whose "Piolin por la Manana" is syndicated across the United States in more than 53 markets will host Festival's Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza on Saturday, August 31. The Mariachi Extravaganza is the largest group and vocal camp in the nation.
"Festival, People en Espanol is offering our attendees the greatest entertainers in Latino music from breakout artists like Maite Perroni and Sebastien De La Cruz to the iconic Gloria Estefan", said publisher, People en Espanol, Monique Manso. "The addition of phenomenal new talent combined with endless experiences the whole family can enjoy for free at the convention center ensure that we are providing our audience with an event that can't be missed!"
This year, MundoFox’s El Factor X, the music competition looking for the next young Latino star, will bring some of these aspiring young singers to Festival. The show host Poncho de Anda, and judge Angelica Maria will join the festivities on Saturday, August 31.
The updated list of FESTIVAL PEOPLE EN ESPANOL 2013's talent is as follows:
Daytime talent: Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo, Maite Perroni, Lucia Navarro, Cristina Saralegui, Myrka Dellanos, Maria Marin, Chiquis Marin, Juan Rivera, Adam Irigoyen, Jencarlos Canela, Bobby Pulido, Marjorie de Sousa, Rafael Amaya, Silvia Navarro, Jeannette Torres, HBO Latino boxer Sergio Martinez, HBO Latino's Habla Women participant Marlen Esparza, Marcos Witt, America Sierra, DJ Lechuga, Pepe Garza, Letty Guval, Benita Veliz, Mariachi Extravaganza, Sebastien De La Cruz, Jose Fernandez; Poncho de Anda, Angelica Maria;
Daytime hosts (both dates): Marycarmen Lopez, Alessandra Villegas
Nighttime talent: Gloria Estefan, Alejandro Fernandez, Grupo Treo, Noel Torres, Maite Perroni, Jencarlos Canela, Demi Lovato, Wisin y Yandel, Bobby Pulido, Frankie J, Kat Dahlia, The Chris Perez Project, 3Ball MTY, Carla Teresa Mauri;
Nighttime host for Saturday, August 31: Angelica Vale
Concert tickets start at just $30.00, and are available now through Ticketmaster.
The presenting sponsor for Festival PEOPLE EN ESPANOL 2013 is Target and major sponsors include Coca-Cola, Jeep and MundoFox. Official sponsors are Interjet, HBO Latino, Pine Sol, the City of San Antonio and the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.
About PEOPLE EN ESPANOL:
PEOPLE EN ESPANOL was launched in 1996 as a special issue, and today has become the top-selling Hispanic magazine in the United States. Published 11 times a year, PEOPLE EN ESPANOL's guaranteed circulation is 540,000 and reaches over six million readers every month with its editorial mix of Hispanic and popular entertainment, fashion and beauty trends, and compelling human-interest stories. PEOPLE EN ESPANOL delivers original editorial content that captures the values, contributions and impact of today's Hispanics in the U.S. PEOPLE EN ESPANOL celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2011. For daily news, photos, exclusive behind-the-scenes video and celebrity scoops, visit www.PeopleEnEspanol.com.
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