Thursday, July 31, 2008

Zee Lineup! Zee Lineup!

if you haven't seen the lineup for the 2008 SPI Music Fest yet,
here it is...

...and here's a quick poll to get you thinking about which artist really gets you yearning for those three gorgeous days on the beach during Halloween Weekend...

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Monday, July 28, 2008

SPI Music Fest Announces Early-Bird Discount Rate & Hurricane Relief Benefit Efforts!

This just in from SPI Music Fest Headquarters...

3-day weekend passes to the SPI Music Fest are available at an early-bird discount rate of $70, plus tax and service fees until August 24th.

A portion of the ticket proceeds will go to help benefit Hurricane Dolly relief efforts in the Rio Grande Valley.

Click this link to visit the SPI Music Fest Ticketmaster page and buy your tickets now!

Or visit any Ticketmaster outlet including Macy's and select HEB stores.

To charge tickets by phone:
(956) 668-7740

Ticketmaster Express Line (outside South Texas):
(866) 448-7849

SPI Music Fest Lineup Announced!

The South Padre International Music Festival is thrilled to announce the initial lineup for its 2008 festival taking place Halloween Weekend (October 31st - November 2nd) on the beautiful beaches of South Padre Island, TX.

Appearing this year at the South Padre International Music Festival:

Willie Nelson


Los Lonely Boys

Blue Oyster Cult

Ghostland Observatory

Alejandro Escovedo

Del Castillo

Grupo Fantasma


Sara Hickman




Nakia & His Southern Cousins

Pelican West

The Last Vegas

Ginger Leigh



Stewart Mann & the Statesboro Review

James Speer

Big Burn


Phillip Thomas Kellogg

Suzanna Choffel

Eric Hanke

Bree Stevens

More to come...

The SPI Music Fest will be spread out over more than 10 venues across the island, giving music fans a chance to spend their Halloween weekend on warm, white sand beaches surrounded by turquoise water.

Attendees can look forward to a wide array of stunning musicians, and take advantage of windsurfing, kiteboarding, scuba diving, sea kayaking, deep-sea fishing and vibrant nightlife in the 70-degree breeze.

“If you are looking for a tropical fall getaway, then SPI Music Fest is it,” says SPI Music Fest founder Tim Hayden. “We have artists coming from around the world who represent many genres, and a variation of music and culture that makes the SPI Music Fest an incredibly unique festival experience."

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Welcome to the SPI Music Fest Blog!

The sun, the surf, 3 days of great music, and 20,000 of your closest friends together at one of the most beautiful beaches in the country...who could ask for more?

Here at the
South Padre International Music Festival
, we wanted to create an outlet for the public to be able to go a bit more in depth in learning what the SPI Music Fest is all about. To do that, we decided to create this blog as an online window into all things SPI Music Fest.

From artist interviews and videos, to the latest announcements, to features on the coolest places to grab a bite, a drink, or to simply hang on South Padre, and much much more...the SPI Music Fest Blog's got you covered.

The timing on all of this is pure providence as the Festival is gearing up to make some pretty huge announcements in the coming days. Be sure to subscribe to our feed to get the latest news as it is delivered!

Here is a clip of SPI Music Festival hitting the beaches and venues hard this summer, letting thousands of excited people know about the huge happening going down Halloween Weekend.

3 Days of Music in Paradise. It doesn't get any better.