Abilene Zoo MusicFest to Showcase Local TalentPress Release
ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Zoo will be holding an Earth Day festival on April 22 along with zoos across the country for what is known nationally as “Parties for the Planet”. In Abilene however, music will be a mainstay of the event.
According to a press release, the event’s entertainment will include local bands and performing groups such as “Umucyo,” a dance group of Rwandan international students who performed at last year’s Giraffe Safari opening ceremonies. Other performers include a diverse mix: Mike Schuler, The Piano Man, the Abilene Community Band, Key City Winds, and Key City Jazz. Along with local acts, Abilene and Cooper High Schools’ string group “Revolution” will be performing to wrap up the festivities.
Earth-friendly education will come via honor students from Wylie ISD. They will be exhibiting environmental presentations scattered throughout the grounds.
MusicFest programming is free with regular admission; zoo members are admitted free. This event is underwritten by the Abilene Cultural Affairs Council, Texas Commission on the Arts, and the City of Abilene.