This is a big announcement… If you know Latin Music, you know how huge Maná is…
Univision Radio, the leading radio network serving Hispanic America, today announced that Latin Rock superstars Maná have been added as headliners of the H2O Music Festival taking place in the Cotton Bowl on June 9. Maná’s special appearance at the H20 Music Festival in Dallas marks the final U.S. performance of their record-breaking Drama y Luz tour.
Maná are the world’s leading Latin Rock band – earning four Grammy and seven Latin Grammy Awards, while selling over 40 million albums across a career spanning three decades. In an Arts section COVER story today, The New York Times heralds Maná for “Redefining the Meaning of Crossover,” declaring the group: “has a mass appeal nearly unrivaled in the Latin pop world.”
The lineup to H2O Dallas also includes Tiësto, Juanes, Snoop Dogg, Calle 13, Gym Class Heroes, Prince Royce, Weezer, Paulina Rubio, Damian
Marley, Duelo, YelaWolf, Paty Cantú, Ozomatli, Intocable, Ramon Ayala and Bobby Pulido, plus additional acts that will be announced in the coming weeks.
Tickets to the H20 Music Festival can be purchased for as low as $30 from www.H2OMusicFestival.com
“Univision Radio is proud to launch the H2O music movement with this festival in Dallas,” said Jack Hobbs, executive vice president of Sales, Univision Radio. “We are focused on providing our young audience – the Hispanic 2.0 listener – with music that reflects their bicultural, bilingual lives.”
The venue inside the Cotton Bowl will feature several rotating stages, with local and emerging artists and some of today’s top names in music. Additional festival events include a vendor village featuring festival and artist merchandise, a lifestyle area, multiple watering holes, cool down tents, gaming areas, family areas, plus food and beverage, and more.
Univision Radio DJs will also be on hand throughout the night mixing music as a transition between acts to keep the momentum going throughout the night. In addition to Univision’s support of the festival series on a national level, Univision television and radio stations in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio are supporting the H2O Music Festival.
A showcase of local artists and unique experiences will kick off the excitement, starting in early afternoon, in the plaza of the Cotton Bowl.
The second H2O Music Festival will take place in Los Angeles on August 25 at the Los Angeles State Historic Park, featuring artists like Alejandro Sanz, Paulina Rubio, Snoop Dogg, Chino y Nacho, Alex Cuba, Romeo Testa, plus additional acts to be announced in the coming weeks.
The official lifeline for up-to-date H2O Music Festival announcements and artist confirmations will be made available at:
And on Twitter via @H2OMusicFest.