The Mariachi Spectacular 2009 Festival and Concert will take place on Saturday, March 7 at the McAllen High auditorium.

The festival and competition will be from 9 a.m. — 4 p.m. and is free of charge. The Spectacular Concert will be from 7-9 p.m. Pre-sale tickets are $5 for students, children and senior citizens and $6 for adults. Tickets are available at the McHigh bookkeeper’s office, the Rowe bookkeeper’s office, and at Melhart Music Center. They will also be available at the door for $7.

This will be a celebration of music and culture that will feature the MISD Mariachi groups, the middle school and high school competition winners, and the internationally acclaimed Mariachi Los Arrieros.

For more information, call 739-6274 or 878-5851.