Los Lobos will be
the 2019 Prairie Magic Music Festival headliner, Porter County Parks and
Recreation announced this week. The Prairie Magic Music Festival, set for
August 17 at Sunset Hill Farm County Park, is a celebration of rock, blues,
and Americana music.
Working with long
time Porter County Memorial Opera House collaborator Rob Harkel of
Brightside Music, the department has grown the festival to attract high
quality, national-headlining acts, with local favorites as opening acts.
The department and
Park Board work to increase the number of quality performances at the Sunset
Hill Farm County Park amphitheater. This year’s headliner is sure to attract
visitors from far beyond Porter County.
Originally from LA,
Los Lobos’ music is a rock-and-roll, Tex-Mex blend. They first gained
international fame in the late 1980’s with a cover of Ritchie Valens’ “La
Bamba” and have been creating music for more than 40 years. The three-time
Grammy award winning group has also received a Latin Grammy Lifetime
Achievement Award and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in
This year’s Prairie
Magic Music Festival will be Saturday, August 17, from 1-7 p.m. Tickets are
on sale now for $30 each. Food vendors and a beer garden will be on site. To
learn more or to purchase tickets, visit