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Conroe Announces Second Annual Texas Independence Day Music Festival and Chili Cook-off

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The City of Conroe has announced the program for its second annual Texas Independence Day Music Festival and Chili Cook-off on March 7.

The musical lineup:

Randy Weeks, "Transistor Radio"

2:00 - 3:15 Scooter Brown 3:45 - 5:00 The Gougers 5:15 - 6:30 Randy Weeks 6:45 - 8:00 Jesse Dayton 8:30 - 10:00 Ray Wylie Hubbard 10:30 - Midnight Josh Ward

Ray Wylie Hubbard, "Screw You, We're From Texas"

The Chili Cook-off is a blind judging and features a $1,000 first prize, $500 for second place and $250 for third. The entry fee is $25 and each contestant must provide a minimum of five gallons of their most bodacious red. Cooks can register online at www.TexasIndependenceDay.org

Tickets for the festival are $5 for children, $7 for adults. The location is at Heritage Place in downtown Conroe.

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