Yellow City Sounds Music Festival


September 1, 2018


Memorial Park, Washington Street Campus of Amarillo College

About the Event:

Event Producer:

Panhandle PBS
P.O. Box 447; Amarillo, TX 79178
(806) 371-5224

Music: Americana, Country, Pop, Rock

Activities: Music festival

Three beloved Amarillo bands — including the band that first serenaded audiences with mega-hit “Wide Open Spaces” — will reunite at the second Yellow City Sounds Music Festival: Music Made Here. The festival — featuring The Groobees, among other popular bands from Amarillo’s musical past and some of the brightest stars of its current scene — will run 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, in Memorial Park on the Washington Street Campus of Amarillo College. Admission is free. The daylong concert is part of the ongoing commemoration of Panhandle PBS’s 30th anniversary. Music kicks off at 2:30 p.m. “Our station motto is ‘We live here,’ and this year’s Yellow City Sounds Music Festival will celebrate Amarillo’s amazing music scene by bringing back together some of this region’s all-time favorite bands and highlighting some of its newest stars,” said Kevin Ball, Panhandle PBS CEO and AC vice president of communications and marketing. Featuring Groobees, Krakt, Turbine Toolshed, Mount Ivy, Comanche Moon and OddFellas.

About a dozen of Amarillo’s favorite food trucks will be on hand, including Coast to Coast, Cowboy Gelato Smokehouse, GoldenLight Go, J&L Good Grubs, Mitch E's Frozen Lemonade, PaPa's Concessions, Pizza Nomad, Purple Flamingo Pops, Tacos Plaza and Thumper's Grill.

The Chick-Fil-A Kids’ Area will include Amarillo College Teach Club, Amarillo Fire Department Smokehouse, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo Zoo, Don Harrington Discovery Center, Home Depot, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and more. Vendor and other booths will include Amarillo College, AmaDazzle, Coffee Memorial Blood Center, Family Care Foundation, Free Cheese Prints, Henna House, IV Rejuvenation Station, MetroPCS, Red Cross, Studio3313 and more.

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